Sesame Flyers International Mission Statement

We understands that part of loving children means presenting them with opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, technology and equipment that will prepare them for the challenges yet to come. Sesame Flyers International's goal of youth empowerment is achieved and maintained through carefully structured programs designed to address the needs of our children.
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  • Bildersee Beacon

    The Beacon offers a comprehensive array of FREE youth and adult programs which provides educational, cultural and recreational activities for youths.

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  • Winthrop Beacon

    The Beacon offers a comprehensive array of FREE youth and adult programs which provides educational, cultural and recreational activities for youths.

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  • SONYC at 211

    The Beacon offers a comprehensive array of FREE youth and adult programs which provides educational, cultural and recreational activities for youths.

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Sesame Flyers International Latest News

Executive Director - Mr Curtis Nelson

We did it!!!!! It’s official. Sesame Flyers has recaptured the contracts with NYC Department of Youth and Community Development to operate the two anchor community centers in our portfolio of services, Winthrop Beacon Community Center in East Flatbush, and Bildersee Beacon Community Center in Canarsie. These two Sesame programs alone account for free community services...

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Sesame Flyers International Promotes Youth and Culture

There are two ideas for which Sesame Flyers has always advocated: Youth and Culture. This year we continue our tradition of bringing them together by providing costumes to 300 of our young people who participate in many of our year round programs including our Saturday Program, After School, and Summer Camp. In addition, costumes have been provided to a number of our loyal masqueraders who have played Mas with Sesame Flyers from the time before they could walk.

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Summer Youth Employment Program 2018

Summer Youth Employment Program is ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW! If you are a New York City youth between the ages of fourteen to twenty four who is looking for valuable work experience and earning money this summer, please complete the Summer Youth Employment Program Application and take the first step to landing your dream summer job.

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A Cultural Plan For All New Yorkers

CreateNYC is the first-ever comprehensive cultural plan for the City of New York. It is a roadmap to a more inclusive, equitable, and resilient cultural ecosystem. The objectives and strategies for supporting arts and culture establish roles for stakeholders at all levels—from residents to arts and cultural organizations to private funders and City agencies.

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TBA 2018

Sesame Carnival 2018

SFI presents THE LEGACY for Labor Day Carnival 2018. Launch date coming soon stay tuned!!!

May 2018

SFI Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Are you prepared for an emergency? Join us and learn what you need to do to be prepared in case of one.

NOW 2018

Health and Fitness Program

Sesame Flyers International Health and Fitness Program each and every morning from 6:30 am to 8:00 am

June 2018

Sesame Family Sports Fun Day

Bring the family out and have a wonderful time at the Annual SFI Family Sports Fun Day on June 2, 2018

Love A Kid Today and Every Day

IN THE PAST YEAR, KINDNESS SUPPORTED PROGRAMS THAT SERVED OVER 700,000 CHILDREN IN 23 COUNTRIES. Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.

Video Gallery

Posted July 3, 2017

Established In 88 was honored to attend Sesame Flyers 2015 Spring Gala. The night highlighed those making achievements in the Brooklyn Community.

Posted July 3, 2017

Spiritual Dance Performance by the Sesame Flyers International SONYC Program during their Christmas Program at I.S 211. What a wonderful Christmas Program!!!

Posted July 3, 2017

Sesame Flyers International SONYC 211 Dance Program during the Christmas Program performing "ROCKING BIRD" for all the parents, staff and participants

Posted July 3, 2017

Love Theme Steel Pan performance with Ms. Beema and Mr. Tony during the Sesame Flyers International, Inc SONYC 211 Christmas Showcase


Main Office & Cultural Center
Address: 3510 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230
Phone: 718-693-0500
Email Address:

Beacon Programs & SONYC
Winthrop Beacon: 718-221-8880 ext 1100
Bildersee Beacon: 718-241-3847
SONYC at 211

Center For Family Support
Phone: 718-221-8881 ext 2100


Celebrate Dance Africa this weekend with our friends at BAM Brooklyn

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