CFL at MS 136/821
After School • Summer Camp
CFL offers a five-day-a-week After School Arts Program for students in grades 6-12 that provides instruction in dance, acting, vocals, percussion, visual arts, and creative writing, along with daily homework assistance, computer access, and academic enrichment. CFL’s “Life Lines” project is a free, nationally-recognized program that brings together social work, the arts, and education to involve participants in group experiences that promote individual growth and build community. “Life Lines” uses performing and visual arts to give expression to relevant social and emotional themes, promote cultural understanding, and strengthen interpersonal relationships.
A six-week Community Arts Summer Day Camp serves youth ages 10-15. This program includes three days on-site for skill development in the arts and two days off-site for cultural and recreational trips, along with special event days, an overnight ecology camping trip, and an all-camp show.
Who Can Benefit from this Program
Families with children seeking after school, school age child care and summer day camps, service learning and youth leadership activities, job-readiness and youth employment, indoor/outdoor Neighborhood Centers, and parent, family and community special events
Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements
Students in grades 6-12
How to Access this Program or Service
Contact the program director at 718.673.5269
This program is associated with...
participants in our Young Adult Workforce Program at Rikers Island completed our program to become licensed drivers to improve their employability
families and individuals with support services and community activities