Winter 2022 Classes

Due to the COVID-19 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.

Winter Session : January 17 – March 18

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL 

Multi Media Art Around the World [Ages 5-8]

A mixed media class exploring variety of media and methods and materials each week. This session, children will explore art from different parts of the world. Children will express themselves and celebrate making independent choices. Each session is different, media such as paper-mache; print-making; sculpting, 3-D projects, collage, paint and more are explored... Learn More

Dates: (Weekly on Tuesdays) January 18th – March 15th
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Program Length: 8 weeks
Location: TBD
Fee: $160

Financial aid available

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: (Weekly on Thursday’s) January 20th, 2022 – March 17th, 2022
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Program Length: 8 weeks
Location: Church of the Assumption; 131 Union Ave, Peekskill, NY 10566
Fee: $160

Financial aid available

EmpowerED: MS Girls Empowerment (Ages 11-14: 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 girls with a focus on healthy Self Esteem, and strong moral identity through discussions on topics, exploring inspiring literature, social interactions, the engaging in the arts…. Learn More

Dates: (Weekly on Friday’s) Ongoing
Program Length: Until June
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: United Methodist Church of Peekskill; 1040 Main St, Peekskill, NY 10566
Fee: FREE

Cartooning [Ages 9-12: 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. Each Child will be able to learn how to tell a story with their character in the form of either a comic or small book illustration... Learn More

Dates: (Weekly on Thursday’s); January 20th – March 17th
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Program Length: 8 weeks
Location: Church of the Assumption; 131 Union Ave, Peekskill, NY 10566
Fee: $160

Financial aid available

Multi Media Art Around the World [Ages 9-12: In person]

A mixed media class exploring a variety of media and methods and materials each week. This session, children will explore art from different parts of the world. Children will express themselves and celebrate making independent choices. Each session is different, media such as paper-mache; print-making; sculpting, 3-D projects, collage, paint and more are explored…. Learn More

Dates: (Weekly on Tuesdays); January 18th, 2022 – March 15th, 2022
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
Program Length: 8 weeks
Location: TBD
Fee: $160

Financial aid available

HIGHSCHOOL 

EmpowerED: Young Women’s Empowerment Workshop with RelationShift (Ages 14+ : Virtually)

This is programming created by the RelationShift Project and facilitated by Justine Finn. The Young Women’s Empowerment 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: (First Tuesday of the month) First class: Jan 11th
Time: 7:00-8:30pm
Program Length: Until June
Location: Virtually
Fee: FREE

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. Students will also gain community service hours for meetings and events… Learn More

Dates: (Every other Monday) January 17th, 2022 – June 6th, 2022
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Program Length: Ongoing
Location: NECS Office
Fee: FREE!

Virtual College Application Prep (HS Students: Virtual)

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: (Every other Monday) January 24th, 2022 – May 2nd, 2022
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Program Length: 8 sessions
Location: Zoom
Fee: FREE!

The Upside Of Social Media – Get Creative For Good [Ages 13-18; In Person]

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by social media? Unsure of what to post or feel like you are comparing yourself to others? Join our round table workshop discussing how social media works,how it can be a positive tool for self expression, social change, and connection. You will learn: …. Learn More

Dates: (Weekly on Tuesday’s) January 18th, 2022 – March 15th
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Program Length: 8 weeks
Location: NECS Office
Fee: $160

Financial Aid available