City Dads Boot Camps
Where dads-to-be learn from other dads
Our New York City-based New Dad Boot Camps help first-time fathers become active and engaged parents for life. A certified coach teaches “child care basics” and facilitates discussion on be a supportive parenting partner from pregnancy through the first year.
Named a “Best Pre-/Post-Natal Class in NYC” by New York Family magazine!
New Dad Boot Camps offer hands-on training in essential parenting duties, such as:
- Holding, feeding, and burping baby
- Changing and bathing baby
- Comforting your crying baby and swaddling
We also offer new fathers and fathers-to-be frank discussion and practical advice on topics such as:
- Developing a parenting partnership
- Being supportive of mom
- Creating a baby-safe environment
- Bonding with your baby
- Managing relatives
- Balancing work and parenting
Our Upcoming New Dad Boot Camps
These one-time, 3-hour workshops in New York City run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (unless noted):
|Apr. 3, 2022
|Register (via 92Y)
Not near NYC?
Workshops using the same training partner organization are available elsewhere in the United States through Boot Camp for New Dads.
Boot Camp for New Dads is a nationally acclaimed program. It has reached hundreds of thousands of fathers over the past 20 years. The program is validated by research and has been named a best practice by many organizations as an exceptional means of supporting dads-to-be.
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