Winter 2021-2022 Classes

NECS is offering In-Person and Virtual classes.

Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, protocols will be put in place to ensure the safety of our students.

Financial Aid is available for all students, however priority will be given to Peekskill Students.

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL 

Dance: Hip Hop, Jazz, & Modern [Ages 9 – 12]
In Person

Dance as Activism aims to create a dynamic, original work with dance choreography developed through the collaboration of participants and professional artists. Combining hip-hop and modern dance, theater, music, and rap, participants will tell their stories based on their lived experiences and express their vision of a solution for change through their creative expression and dance….. Learn More

Dates: Thursdays
Oct 14 – Dec 1
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Cost: $160
Financial aid available

EmpowerED:  MS Girls Leadership Club [Ages 12 – 14] 
In Person

This youth led program provides a safe space for young girls to come together and discuss and learn about issues that are of concern to girl with a focus on healthy Self Esteem, and strong moral identity through discussions on topics, exploring inspiring literature, social interactions, meeting with professionals, the arts... Learn More

Dates: Alternate Fridays
Begins Oct 22
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Cost: FREE!

Cartooning [Ages ____] 
In Person

Cartooning and Storytelling is a small class that will dive into what makes a story and the elements within it. From creating a character visually as well as fleshing out their backstory and characteristics... Learn More

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Art [Ages ____] 
In Person

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HIGHSCHOOL 

EmpowerED: HS Girls Leadership Workshops with Relation-Shift [Ages 14+]
Virtual Workshop

The program supports high-school aged young women in developing the knowledge, skills and capacities to develop strong and healthy identities; to engage in healthy interpersonal relationships;  to and to be champions of their own and others’ equality, respect and safety as leaders in their communities… Learn More

Dates: 2nd Tuesdays
Monthly – Begins Oct 12
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Cost: FREE! 

NECS Social Justice Youth Council [Ages 14 – 18 ]
In Person 

This NEW program is a youth-led leadership program that promotes civic engagement among youth of all backgrounds. It has been designed to equip teens with the critical thinking and leadership skills necessary to become engaged citizens who create positive change in their communities… Learn More

Dates: Mondays
Weekly – Begins Oct 18th
Time: 5:45-6:45pm
Cost: FREE!

Virtual College Application Prep [HS Juniors & Seniors] 

This intensive workshop will consist of managing the students’ college application process from beginning to end. We will work on the following: college essays, developing a list of colleges on Google Excel, FAFSA application, applying for scholarships, negotiating your financial package, transitioning from high school to college, etc. … Learn More

Dates: Mondays
Begins Nov 1st
Time: 7:00-8:30pm
Cost: FREE! 

Dance: Hip Hop, Jazz, & Modern [Ages 13-17]
In Person

Dance as Activism aims to create a dynamic, original work with dance choreography developed through the collaboration of participants and professional artists. Combining hip-hop and modern dance, theater, music, and rap, participants will tell their stories based on their lived experiences and express their vision of a solution for change through their creative expression and dance…. Learn More

Dates: Thursday
Oct 13 – Dec 1
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Cost: $160
Financial Aid available