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

August was a jammed packed month for us here at Sesame Flyers. As your will see in this edition, our Beacon programs and Summer Youth Employment programs were in their final month. We geared up for our Fall programing and were in the heart of the Mas Season. Thanks to the efforts of our dedicated members, staff, and volunteers, Sesame Flyers has the capacity to consistently and effectively support our community with quality programs and opportunities for cultural expression and pride....

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Sesame Flyers International Breast Cancer Walk 2018

Sesame Flyers International Incorporated invites all walkers, runners and volunteers to come together to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about reducing cancer risk, while raising money to bring hope to cancer patients. Walk with Sesame Flyers International to help free the world of cancer. Your participation will help the American Cancer Society fund and conduct innovate research, support patients and spread the word about prevention.

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Bildersee Beacon Summer Camp 2018

This past summer, the Vault at the SFI Bildersee Beacon hosted 275 youth participants for its free Summer Camp program. This year’s theme was “80s At The Vault”, which honored African American celebrities, music, and entertainment culture. Summer Camp participants ranged in age from 5-13 years old and came from many different neighborhoods throughout Brooklyn. Summer camp was in operation from 8am to 6pm from Monday through Friday.

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Winthrop Beacon Summer Camp 2018

With a big move to another building, the SFI Winthrop Beacon staff, participants and parents had no idea what to expect for the summer. Our hosts at P.S. 235 welcomed the Light House with open arms and helped to make the transition very smooth. Our participants had excursions to the African Burial Ground, Prospect Park, Central Park, and Brooklyn Bridge Park. While on site at our temporary home away from home, Light House participants were able to make battery-powered airplanes and learn magic tricks thanks to Hobby Quest.

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Oct 2018

SFI Breast Cancer Walk 2018

Sesame Flyers International invites you to come together to honor cancer survivors and raise awareness.

Oct 2018

Bildersee Halloween Party

Come out and celebrate Halloween with your friends and family of The Vault, Bildersee Beacon

NOW 2018

Health and Fitness Program

Sesame Flyers International Health and Fitness Program at Winthrop Beacon III Community Center

- 2018

Christmas Gala 2018

Bring the family out and have a wonderful time at the Annual SFI Christmas Gala 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.

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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


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