The Arts

Art Programs

Our arts programming enables young people to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of visual and tactile arts and crafts, performing arts, and creative writing. Club members participate in a wide variety of activities from story-telling, writing, musical performances, drawing, and painting. Special activities are planned and conducted quarterly to generate enthusiasm for the arts and cultural diversity.

Arts & Crafts

Throughout the summer our art program encourages artistic expression among Club members ages 7-12. Members will be creating projects ranging from weaving lanyards, drawing, painting, paper mache, and jewelry making in the art room by expressing themselves through a variety of materials and projects.f projects.

Dance Team

If you’ve got the moves, we’ve got the program for you! Join us every week for dance team. Members will spend time choreographing music, perfecting their routine and have opportunities to perform for parents and other Club members.

Digital Arts

The Digital Arts Suite teaches members ages 6 to 18 how to create computer-generated art. In each of the six programs (Animation Tech, Design Tech, Game Tech, Photo Tech, Music Tech and Movie Tech), members advance through three levels of animated lessons online and participate in instructor-led group activities.

Fine Arts

This year-round program encourages artistic expression among Club members ages 6-18 through nine different categories of visual arts. These categories include monochromatic and multi-colored drawing, oil painting and watercolor, printmaking, collage, mixed media, pastel and group projects and provide opportunities for members to create artwork for display.

Music/Lyricism

Music lessons offered at the CLUB are guitar, piano, bass, drums, and voice. Based on interest, other instruments can be offered as well. Lyricism is a program designed to cultivate and amplify the powerful, formidable voices of CLUB teens. This program gives teens an opportunity to tell their poetic stories, build community and express their artistic visions through the music of hip-hop culture and the culture of the cipher.

Newspaper Club

Join us every week for newspaper club. Members will have the opportunity to interview other members and staff, survey their peers, and report on the weekly happenings at the Club. Members will then add pictures, type and edit their work before it is published each Friday.

Photography

Photography is designed to help members go beyond snapshots and develop skills to take photographs that can really impact the viewer.