Trusting one’s own voice to sing out loud, understanding the power of words through song, encouraging expressing oneself with words from the soul. Understanding teamwork.
We will provide a safe space for young men to come together and learn about issues of concern to boys through social interaction, topic discussions, field trips, and fitness at the Be First Boxing Gym.
This program, focusing on healthy self-esteem and moral leadership, provides a safe space for young girls to learn about issues of concern to girls, and explore inspiring literature, and creative expression through the arts.
Mixed media- Students will work with a variety of mediums in combination with various type of surfaces. Basic idea being to combine and layer materials to create unique works. This class will help students to discover their own ‘visual language’.
Students will learn how to conceptualize, shoot and edit a video project as they shoot two original projects and pre-production planning–scripting, storyboarding to production–directing skills, shooting, interviewing, crew protocols to post-production–editing on Adobe Premiere, etc.
In this 8-week introductory class, students will learn techniques that will enable them to capture the essence of the person they are photographing.
This Workshop series will align students with eco-art and eco-artistic lifestyles. Mediums of printmaking, paper making, clay construction, mobile and wire sculpture design, watercolor technique, pigment making, and collage are all examples of session exploration.
Learn the fundamentals of West African Dance with live drumming. This is an excellent opportunity for community members to gather, dance, and get to know one another. Great exercise too!
After-school enrichment to support children’s physical, creative and academic needs for children ages 7 – 12. Arts and Crafts, Stories, dance, and homework help. Snacks and Dinner will be provided.
NECS partners with 100cameras to provide an 8-week photography workshop. This program is designed to inspire young people to “exercise their eye” with the camera.