Nature Connection Club
Classes and EVENTS
Building Resiliency in Girls Against Abuse and Human Trafficking [Middle And High School girls]
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Empowered Youth – Social Skills Group
[For Ages 11-13]
In this small group of 4 – 5 students, participants will work on social skills, communication, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and problem solving through games and activities developed by graduate occupational therapy students.
March 2 – March 30
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
One World Youth Choir
[For Ages 8-18]
“Music is the ladder to the soul” and can nurture body, mind, and spirit. One World Youth Choir will inspire members to explore, learn, and perform to the best of their abilities while having fun! Culminates with a performance.
March 14 – May 30
10:30 am – 12 pm
[For Ages 13-17]
Young musicians will come together to make music in a fun, supportive, low stress environment where learning and experimentation are encouraged. Culminates with a performance. Students must have a some experience playing their instrument.
March 17 – June 2
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dance As Activism
[For Ages 12-17]
Weekly dance workshops combining hip-hop and modern dance, participants will tell their stories based on lived experience and express their vision of a solution and change through their creative expression. Culminates with a performance.
March 19 – June 4
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Multimedia Art Around the World
[For Ages 10-12]
Students will learn about and explore art from different cultures through drawing, painting, clay, and sculpture. CUlminates with art exhibit.
March 15 – May 17
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NAACP Youth Committee
[Ages 13 – 25]
PARTICIPATE in Local Social Justice work and ENGAGE in Community Action! Join the PEEKSKILL NAACP Youth committee.
Girls Leadership & Empowerment Club
[Ages 12 – 15]
This program helps youth form a strong moral identity and empowers them to contribute to the well-being of themselves, their communities and the world at large. Includes, arts & crafts, outings and volunteering.
Feb. 21, March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 17
My Brother’s Keeper Leadership and Empowerment
[Ages 12 – 14]
The program helps young men form a strong moral identity and empowers them to re-write their narrative and take an active role in their own development, while contributing to the community at large.
Peekskill Middle School
Thursdays 3:00 – 4:15 pm
The Children’s Theatre Company of Peekskill (CTC)
[Ages 8 – 18]
CTC is dedicated to “Building Character on Stage.” Though drama, dance and music, CTC uses theatre as a tool to ignite social change and foster in young people the conviction that they can be a voice for positive change.
October – February
Season Will Resume Oct 2020
Fall Photography Workshop With Ocean Morisset
[For Ages 13+]
No experience required!
If you’re looking to be INSPIRED, LEARN new skills, have FUN with Photography, MEET other youth passionate about photography, this workshop is for YOU!
October 19, 26
Nature Connection Summer Camp
[Middle school students, Age 11 – 14]
Campers will cultivate their inner naturalist through creative nature art and science projects, stories, games, and hiking and swimming as well as a weekly field trip to visit a farm in Garrison.
July 1-19 & July 22-Aug 9
Historical Gaming – The legendary Siege of Meaux. [Ages 12 – 16]
History Reborn is an event run by The Flame of the Dragon Miniature Wargaming Society. The event will consist of painting soldiers then engaging in strategic combat using the newly created soldiers, and thinking critically about war and peaceful alternative.
June 27 -June 28