Welcome - At the end of the school day, classroom teachers dismiss all students registered for our program directly to our staff, who greet students with a healthy snack and a smile. Students eat and socialize with friends, decompressing from the school day and gearing up for after-school.

Class Time - The sports, arts and enrichment classes that you select when enrolling your child in the program are taught by certified teachers, teaching artists and activity specialists. These classes usually take place from 3:30 - 4:40 PM and 4:40 - 5:50 PM.

Homework and Choice Time - Before and after classes, students choose from a list of structured and open play activities, led by our Group Leaders. These activities include: study hall,  gym sports, yard play, indoor games, arts & crafts, music and more. You may choose to replace daily Choice Time with an additional class as an "add-on."

See below for our daily class offerings:

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Monday Classes

  • Chess (Grade K– 1)
  • Jewelry Making (Grade K– 1)
  • LEGO Projects & Construction (Grade K– 1)
  • Sports & Games (Grade K– 1)
  • Group Piano (Grade K– 1)
  • Filmmaking (Grade 2–3)
  • Jewelry Making (Grade 2–3)
  • Soccer (Grade 2–3)
  • Hip Hop (Grade 2–3)
  • Basketball (Grade 4–5)
  • Cooking (Grade 4–5)
  • Science Lab (Grade 4–5)
  • Jewelry Making (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Chess

Never mind that chess is a great exercise for the mind that increases math and literacy abilities. Chess is a great game, and kids love it! We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced chess classes, as well as an annual tournament for students in our Manhattan Youth programs.

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Grade K– 1

Jewelry Making

Students will create small scale original works of ornamental art that look like professionally made jewelry.
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Grade K– 1

LEGO Projects & Construction

Kids will receive daily challenges of structures to build with Legos. There will also be time for students to explore on their own and in small groups, building creations of their own invention.

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Grade K– 1

Sports & Games

Most children entering kindergarten are not ready for full-on team sports. We use active games to introduce young children to fundamental sport skills, and get their bodies moving by running, jumping, throwing, and catching.
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Grade K– 1

Group Piano

We offer an introduction to the piano keyboard in a group lesson setting. All levels are welcome. These classes are an excellent introduction to rhythm, melody and music theory.
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Grade 2–3

Filmmaking

In this hands-on class, young filmmakers will conceptualize stories and bring them to life. Students will learn how to handle and use camera equipment, basic short composition, direction, collaboration and basic editing skills in order to turn their story ideas into short films.
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Grade 2–3

Jewelry Making

Students will create small scale original works of ornamental art that look like professionally made jewelry.
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Grade 2–3

Soccer

Kids will learn the basic rules, skills, and sportsmanship to help improve their soccer game. All levels welcome!
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Grade 2–3

Hip Hop

A high-energy, intense class for dancers of all experience levels. The dance studio will be hopping to today's pop stars as students learn individual and teamwork skills that evolve into polished dance numbers. All students participate in a Manhattan Youth dance performance at the end of each semester

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Grade 4–5

Basketball

Students learn basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson filled with drills and a game or scrimmage. 

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Grade 4–5

Cooking

Our young chefs learn essential kitchen skills, from measuring and converting fractions to slicing and chopping to sauteing and plating. We develop and encourage nutritious food choices while working together to prepare snacks and meals. Every class ends with a delicious treat!

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Grade 4–5

Science Lab

With an eye on presentation, this class will explore science topics from electricity to ecosystems, from the biology of insects to the wonders of the solar system and beyond. Each semester will culminate in an exciting presentation for parents and peers.
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Grade 4–5

Jewelry Making

Students will create small scale original works of ornamental art that look like professionally made jewelry. This class starts at 4:45

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Tuesday Classes

  • DCC Swimming Lessons (Grade K– 5)
  • DCC Cookies Around The World (Grade K– 1)
  • DCC Green Science (Grade K– 2)
  • DCC Dance: Jazz/Pop (Grade K– 2)
  • DCC World Drummers (Grade K– 2)
  • DCC Ceramics Adventure (Grade K– 2)
  • Ooey Gooey Science (Grade K– 1)
  • Puppet Theater Workshop (Grade K– 1)
  • Soccer (Grade K– 1)
  • Hip Hop (Grade K– 1)
  • Tumbling (Grade K– 1)
  • DCC Chemistry Lab (Grade 3–5)
  • DCC Dance: Jazz/Pop (Grade K– 2)
  • DCC MY Runway Project (Grade 2–3)
  • DCC Ceramic Masters (Grade 3–5)
  • DCC Intro to 3D Modeling (Grade 2–3)
  • DCC Iron Chef (Grade 2–4)
  • Basketball (Grade 2–3)
  • Junior LEGO League (Grade 2–3)
  • Musical Theater (Grade 2–3)
  • Cooking (Grade 2–3)
  • DCC MY Runway Project (Grade 4–5)
  • DCC 3D Environments: Other Worlds (Grade 4–5)
  • Filmmaking (Grade 4–5)
  • Soccer / Baseball (Grade 4–5)
  • Crochet (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 5

DCC Swimming Lessons

At the beginning of each semester, children are evaluated individually by our full-time aquatic director and certified teaching staff. Groups are assigned by age and ability. Classes are limited to 3-6 students per instructor, depending on the age and ability level of the swimmers. Parents receive progress reports at the end of each semester that outline the skills their children have acquired, as well as areas of potential improvement.

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Grade K– 1

DCC Cookies Around The World

A real treat with recipes from Celtic Knot cookies, Egyptian Palace Bread, Argentina's Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies), to France's Madeleines plumped with vanilla custard filling, and Italy's tiny Strufoli balls! Cookies have been around since 7th century Persian times spreading from Persia throughout Europe along trade routes since they were so portable and delicious. This carefully designed class will take your child on a journey, with a tradition behind each cookie.

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Grade K– 2

DCC Green Science

Students will learn all about ecosystems and how we can preserve them. From worm composting and recycling to green energy and sustainable power, students will explore how the world works, and what it will take to keep it going! Upper grades will participate in service projects at their schools and in the community.
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Grade K– 2

DCC Dance: Jazz/Pop

Pop Jazz is a fun, upbeat dance style that is guaranteed to make your child feel high-spirited and confident. It combines the traditional jazz technique mastered by the greats like Bob Fosse and Jerome Robbins and gives it some hip hop flare using today's favorite pop songs. East semester culminates in a spectacular production featuring all 25 Manhattan Youth dance classes.

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Grade K– 2

DCC World Drummers

Students will explore music and percussion from a new country every month, including Ghana and Guinea West Africa, Cuba, Brazil, India, Israel, Turkey, and the United States. Not only will we learn about the music of these countries, but many aspects of their cultures as well!
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Grade K– 2

DCC Ceramics Adventure

Introduce your child to the world of ceramics! Develop motor skills and learn creative problem solving through projects aimed at stimulating imagination and creativity. Projects range from animal themed sculptures, making a new favorite cup or bowl, figurative work and more!

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Grade K– 1

Ooey Gooey Science

Every kid knows that you don't really learn anything unless you make a mess and get your hands dirty. This class focuses on everything oozy, grimy, slippery and slimy that exists in nature or can be made (safely!) in a test tube. Fun for all!

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Grade K– 1

Puppet Theater Workshop

A veteran puppeteer, actor, circus performer and maskmaker, introduces students to many styles and techniques of creating, building and manipulating puppets. Each semester will culminate in a spectacular presentation.
×
Grade K– 1

Soccer

Kids will learn the basic rules, skills, and sportsmanship to help improve their soccer game. All levels welcome!
×
Grade K– 1

Hip Hop

A high-energy class for dancers of all experience levels. The dance studio will be hopping as students learn individual and teamwork skills that evolve into polished dance numbers. All students participate in a Manhattan Youth dance performance at the end of each semester

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Grade K– 1

Tumbling

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills while having fun!!
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Grade 3–5

DCC Chemistry Lab

The science lab at the Downtown Community Center will be bubbling with curiosity as young scientists examine the curious reactions that everyday materials have when they combine or change state. This class will emphasize the fun of experimentation, while teaching the complexities of all matter, right down to the atomic level. Pick-up is at the Downtown Community Center at 5:50pm.
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Grade K– 2

DCC Dance: Jazz/Pop

Pop Jazz is a fun, upbeat dance style that is guaranteed to make your child feel high-spirited and confident. It combines the traditional jazz technique mastered by the greats like Bob Fosse and Jerome Robbins and gives it some hip hop flare using today's favorite pop songs. East semester culminates in a spectacular production featuring all 25 Manhattan Youth dance classes.

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Grade 2–3

DCC MY Runway Project

Students will sketch fashion figures, design fabrics, and create full lines of clothing, producing their own style books. Students will work toward an end of semester Fashion show featuring the design pieces they've worked on.
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Grade 3–5

DCC Ceramic Masters

For students who have experience working in clay and have basic skills, this class is a chance to work independently or collaborate with the guidance of a professional ceramic artist. Students will work with the teacher to develop ideas and strategies, plan their own projects and set their own goals. This class includes working on the potter's wheel, and making functional hand built ceramics, as well as non-functional sculptural ceramic art.

Click here to register.

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Grade 2–3

DCC Intro to 3D Modeling

This class will start in TinkerCad, an Autodesk software accessible through a browser, to teach 3D modeling basics such as sketching, sculpting, textures and prototyping. This class may lead your child into 3D printing their finished project for use in Augmented Reality. Upper level students can move on to tools Maya or Mudbox.
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Grade 2–4

DCC Iron Chef

Knives down, plates up! Inspired by the popular TV show, this engaging cooking class will teach your child the best culinary techniques to cook efficiently with flavor and a little competition. Each week, students will be given a challenging concept and ingredient mix to prepare into a delicious dish. The winners will be chosen by the kids in our Friday Night program. Let the games begin!
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Grade 2–3

Basketball

Students learn basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson filled with drills and a game or scrimmage. 

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Grade 2–3

Junior LEGO League

An introduction to the LEGO Robotics League, this course offers young students an opportunity to work with LEGO Mindstorms technology to build functional robots that can perform simple tasks.
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Grade 2–3

Musical Theater

Broadway performers help students develop singing, dancing and acting skills. Students work as a cast throughout the semester on scenes and musical production numbers. At the end of each semester, the class will perform on stage for family and friends!
×
Grade 2–3

Cooking

Our young chefs learn essential kitchen skills, from measuring and converting fractions to slicing and chopping to sauteing and plating. We develop and encourage nutritious food choices while working together to prepare snacks and meals. Every class ends with a delicious treat!

×
Grade 4–5

DCC MY Runway Project

Students will sketch fashion figures, design fabrics, and create full lines of clothing, producing their own style books. Students will work toward an end of semester Fashion show featuring the design pieces they've worked on.
×
Grade 4–5

DCC 3D Environments: Other Worlds

In this class, students learn the basics of level design, computational thinking, and storytelling by creating different worlds in Minecraft. Students start to use Minecraft as a design tool, and build spaces with intent, while learning to consider both the aesthetics and function of the worlds they create! This introductory class is designed to teach your child the basics of coding, 3D modeling and computer environments using concepts such as sketching prototyping, level design, mathematics and environmental storytelling.
×
Grade 4–5

Filmmaking

In this hands-on class, young filmmakers will conceptualize stories and bring them to life. Students will learn how to handle and use camera equipment, basic short composition, direction, collaboration and basic editing skills in order to turn their story ideas into short films.

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Grade 4–5

Soccer / Baseball

Soccer in the fall, baseball in the spring. Students learn basics skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage. Students will even have a chance to compete with children from different after-school sites.
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Grade 4–5

Crochet

Students will learn to knit and crochet while creating their own original designs.

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Wednesday Classes

  • Ballet (Grade K– 1)
  • Spanish (Beginner) (Grade K– 1)
  • Soccer (Grade K– 1)
  • Studio Art (Grade K– 1)
  • Ooey Gooey Science (Grade K– 1)
  • Superhero Club (Grade K– 1)
  • Cartooning & Comic Book Art (Grade 2–3)
  • Chess (Grade 2–3)
  • Athletics (Grade 2–3)
  • Improv Theater (Grade 2–3)
  • Athletics (Grade 4–5)
  • DIY: Design & Craft (Grade 4–5)
  • LEGO Robotics (Grade 4–5)
  • Hip Hop (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Ballet

An introduction to ballet vocabulary and technique. Students develop strength, alignment, musicality, and the grace that is inherent in the form. Dancers in our ballet classes are prominently featured in each semester's dance performance.

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Grade K– 1

Spanish (Beginner)

Students are introduced to Spanish through songs, games, cultural activities, workbooks and art projects.
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Grade K– 1

Soccer

Kids will learn the basic rules, skills, and sportsmanship to help improve their soccer game. All levels welcome!
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Grade K– 1

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Grade K– 1

Ooey Gooey Science

Every kid knows that you don't really learn anything unless you make a mess and get your hands dirty. This class focuses on everything oozy, grimy, slippery and slimy that exists in nature or can be made (safely!) in a test tube. Fun for all!

×
Grade K– 1

Superhero Club

Students invent their own superheroes: complete with unique superpowers, original alter egos, handmade capes and costumes, cartoons, skits, stories and more! The class explores a variety of stories and comics, while learning about all kinds of superheroes to figure out what it takes to become one.

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Grade 2–3

Cartooning & Comic Book Art

Inspired by their favorite comic book artists and armed with their imagination, student create characters and story lines, first in single panels, then in comic strips, and finally creating complete comic books at the end of each semester.
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Grade 2–3

Chess

A fun way for your child to engage his or her mind while learning a timeless strategy game. All levels are welcome.
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Grade 2–3

Athletics

Students enjoy a variety of sports and active games.
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Grade 2–3

Improv Theater

Using games, quirky characters and ideas from the audience, students will learn the technique of building "short form" scenes on the spot.
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Grade 4–5

Athletics

Students enjoy a variety of sports and active games.
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Grade 4–5

DIY: Design & Craft

Children let their imaginations run free as they explore and experiment using clay, paint, found objects and other unusual materials to create their own masterpiece. This open ended class provides different stations with various art materials to help bring your child's vision to life!
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Grade 4–5

LEGO Robotics

Teams of students will build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS software to solve a set of missions on an obstacle course, getting familiar with the technology used at citywide competitions. The FIRST LEGO League challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers. To learn more about the LEGO robotics program, please visit www.usfirst.org.

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Grade 4–5

Hip Hop

A high-energy, intense class for dancers of all experience levels. The dance studio will be hopping to today's pop stars as students learn individual and teamwork skills that evolve into polished dance numbers. All students participate in a Manhattan Youth dance performance at the end of each semester

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Thursday Classes

  • DCC Swimming Lessons (Grade K– 5)
  • DCC Splashball (Grade 2–5)
  • DCC Animal Science (Grade K– 1)
  • DCC Ceramics Adventure (Grade K– 2)
  • Musical Theater (Grade K– 1)
  • DCC Baking (Grade K– 2)
  • DCC Art & Nature (Grade K– 1)
  • Studio Art (Grade K– 1)
  • Creative Drama (Grade K– 1)
  • Tae Kwon Do (Grade K– 1)
  • Chess (Grade K– 1)
  • Puppet Theater Workshop (Grade K– 1)
  • DCC Baking & Cake Decorating (Grade 3–5)
  • DCC Handbuilding and Pottery Wheel (Grade 2–5)
  • DCC Intro to 3D Environments: Other Worlds (Grade 2–3)
  • DCC Triple Threat Theater (Grade 2–3)
  • DCC Zoology & Animal Care (Grade 2–3)
  • Paper Arts: Book Making, Origami & More (Grade 2–3)
  • Crochet (Grade 2–3)
  • Flag Football (Grade 2–3)
  • Tae Kwon Do (Grade 2–5)
  • MY Runway Project (Grade 2–3)
  • DCC 3D Environments: Other Worlds (Grade 4–5)
  • DCC MY Special Effects Studio (Grade 4–5)
  • DCC Art School Prep (Grade 4–5)
  • Chess (Grade 4–5)
  • Flag Football (Grade 4–5)
  • Theater (Grade 4–5)
  • MY Runway Project (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 5

DCC Swimming Lessons

At the beginning of each semester, children are evaluated individually by our full-time aquatic director and certified teaching staff. Groups are assigned by age and ability. Classes are limited to 3-6 students per instructor, depending on the age and ability level of the swimmers. Parents receive progress reports at the end of each semester that outline the skills their children have acquired, as well as areas of potential improvement.

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Grade 2–5

DCC Splashball

Splashball is designed to introduce the sport of water polo to swimmers in K through 5th grades. This class will teach basic skills and understanding of the water polo in a fun, non-competitive format. Although water polo is known for its toughness and endurance, Splashball harnesses all the fun, dynamic aspects of the game in a safe, easy to learn aquatic experience that will motivate kids to swim and stay fit. Splashball also provides the team element that supports social development and interactive fun! 
Children may need to complete an evaluation session to register and must be able to swim multiple lengths of the pool and tread water for 3 minutes or more. Flotation support as needed such as noodles and swim belts may also be used in this class.
Sample a new sport! Meet new friends in a safe, fun environment! Build endurance and strength! Learn water polo basics designed by the US Water Polo Association. Splashball is a great add-on to group swim lessons! 
 

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Grade K– 1

DCC Animal Science

Students learn about modern animals and their prehistoric ancestors, from jellyfish to dinosaurs!
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Grade K– 2

DCC Ceramics Adventure

Introduce your child to the world of ceramics! Develop motor skills and learn creative problem solving through projects aimed at stimulating imagination and creativity. Projects range from animal themed sculptures, making a new favorite cup or bowl, figurative work and more!

×
Grade K– 1

Musical Theater

Broadway performers help students develop singing, dancing and acting skills. Students work as a cast throughout the semester on scenes and musical production numbers. At the end of each semester, the class will perform on stage for family and friends!
×
Grade K– 2

DCC Baking

From Cookies, to Cakes to Cupcakes and Crapes; Student work with a professional pastry chef to learn the art of baking.
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Grade K– 1

DCC Art & Nature

Printing presses, found objects, fruits and vegetables, wood blocks, wax resist… the list goes on! Children will create 2D and 3D works of art that will incorporate printmaking techniques.

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Grade K– 1

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Grade K– 1

Creative Drama

An introduction to the theater. Children develop their talents through role playing, theater games, songs and storytelling.
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Grade K– 1

Tae Kwon Do

Students learn self-defense, focus, concentration and discipline in a non-contact weekly martial arts workout. Classes are grouped by age and belt level. All levels work on forms, and bag work: kicks, punches, blocks and footwork. Sparring begins at yellow belt. At the end of each semester, we have an exhibition and test, where students have an opportunity for belt advancement (by teacher recommendation).

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Grade K– 1

Chess

Never mind that chess is a great exercise for the mind that increases math and literacy abilities. Chess is a great game, and kids love it! We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced chess classes, as well as an annual tournament for students in our Manhattan Youth programs.

×
Grade K– 1

Puppet Theater Workshop

A veteran puppeteer, actor, circus performer and maskmaker, introduces students to many styles and techniques of creating, building and manipulating puppets. Each semester will culminate in a spectacular presentation.
×
Grade 3–5

DCC Baking & Cake Decorating

Student work with a professional pastry chef to learn the art of cake decorating. Students will partake in measuring and mixing the wonderful ingredients that make delicious cakes, cookies and other pastries rise. And also learn how to make them look appetizing and artful.
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Grade 2–5

DCC Handbuilding and Pottery Wheel

This class covers both handbuilding and working on the pottery wheel. The 2nd graders get an introduction to the wheel, while the 3rd-5th graders have a chance to develop their skills for a more comprehensive experience. Students will learn basic handbuilding skills of ceramic construction like pinch pots, coils and slabs through creative projects that range from functional cups and bowls to more advanced sculptural works like clocks and teapots.

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Grade 2–3

DCC Intro to 3D Environments: Other Worlds

In this class, students learn the basics of level design, computational thinking, and storytelling by creating different worlds in Minecraft. Students start to use Minecraft as a design tool, and build spaces with intent, while learning to consider both the aesthetics and function of the worlds they create! This introductory class is designed to teach your child the basics of coding, 3D modeling and computer environments using concepts such as sketching prototyping, level design, mathematics and environmental storytelling.
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Grade 2–3

DCC Triple Threat Theater

From the Hits of Hamilton, the Classics of Carousel to the Songs of School of Rock, become the 'Greatest ShowKid,' as you explore the music and choreography from your favorite Broadway shows! Working with an industry professional, this class explores acting, singing and dancing (triple threat!) with an emphasis on original character development, fun theatre games, & musical theater performance skills.
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Grade 2–3

DCC Zoology & Animal Care

Emphasizing the central role of evolution in generating diversity, your child will explore the many kingdoms, behaviors and ecology of animal species! Your child will also become Zookeepers learning the basics of animal care from feeding to cleaning the habitats in our Science Lab.
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Grade 2–3

Paper Arts: Book Making, Origami & More

Students explore the ancient art of paper folding to create fun paper keepsakes. Every month will have a different theme. Origami is great for developing fine motor skills and attention to detail.
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Grade 2–3

Crochet

Students will learn to knit and crochet while creating their own original designs.

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Grade 2–3

Flag Football

Students develop skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage.

×
Grade 2–5

Tae Kwon Do

Students learn self-defense, focus, concentration and discipline in a non-contact weekly martial arts workout. Classes are grouped by age and belt level. All levels work on forms, and bag work: kicks, punches, blocks and footwork. Sparring begins at yellow belt. At the end of each semester, we have an exhibition and test, where students have an opportunity for belt advancement (by teacher recommendation).

×
Grade 2–3

MY Runway Project

Students will sketch fashion figures, design fabrics, and create full lines of clothing, producing their own style books. Students will work toward an end of semester Fashion show featuring the design pieces they've worked on.
×
Grade 4–5

DCC 3D Environments: Other Worlds

In this class, students learn the basics of level design, computational thinking, and storytelling by creating different worlds in Minecraft. Students start to use Minecraft as a design tool, and build spaces with intent, while learning to consider both the aesthetics and function of the worlds they create! This introductory class is designed to teach your child the basics of coding, 3D modeling and computer environments using concepts such as sketching prototyping, level design, mathematics and environmental storytelling.
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Grade 4–5

DCC MY Special Effects Studio

Learn advanced filmmaking skills such as computer-generated imagery, digital compositing, chroma key editing, and in-camera tricks while making your own MY-mini blockbuster!

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Grade 4–5

DCC Art School Prep

Throughout the year, students will develop a diverse body of work, including drawings, painting, print making, collage and sculpture, adhering to the 5th grade benchmark laid out in the NYC DOE Blueprint for the Visual Arts. With guidance from their instructor, students will create and assemble an impressive portfolio of artwork with which they can apply to schools specializing in art throughout the city.
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Grade 4–5

Chess

Young students with little or no chess experience learn the fundamentals of chess, beginning with game board setup, and an introduction to how the pieces move. Students will learn to play full games from opening moves to checkmates within the first semester.
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Grade 4–5

Flag Football

Students develop skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage.

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Grade 4–5

Theater

Students build awareness of action, character and theme through theater games, improvisations, playmaking, rehearsal and performance. The class will present a workshop performance of original work in January, and a fully-produced pre-scripted play in June.
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Grade 4–5

MY Runway Project

Students will sketch fashion figures, design fabrics, and create full lines of clothing, producing their own style books. Students will work toward an end of semester Fashion show featuring the design pieces they've worked on.
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Friday Classes

  • Musical Theater (Grade K– 1)
  • Tumbling (Grade K– 1)
  • LEGO Projects & Construction (Grade K– 1)
  • Drumming & Movement (Grade K– 1)
  • Arts & Crafts (Grade K– 1)
  • Boys Only Hip Hop & Break-Dance (Grade 2–5)
  • Fun with Science (Grade 2–3)
  • Girls Only Sports (Grade 2–3)
  • Studio Art (Grade 2–3)
  • Floor Hockey (Grade 4–5)
  • Studio Art (Grade 4–5)
  • Girls Only Sports (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Musical Theater

Broadway performers help students develop singing, dancing and acting skills. Students work as a cast throughout the semester on scenes and musical production numbers. At the end of each semester, the class will perform on stage for family and friends!
×
Grade K– 1

Tumbling

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills while having fun!!
×
Grade K– 1

LEGO Projects & Construction

Kids will receive daily challenges of structures to build with Legos. There will also be time for students to explore on their own and in small groups, building creations of their own invention.

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Grade K– 1

Drumming & Movement

We offer group lessons in percussion and African drumming. All levels are welcome. These classes are an excellent introduction to rhythm, dance and music.
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Grade K– 1

Arts & Crafts

Students end the day with relaxing arts and crafts for all ages.
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Grade 2–5

Boys Only Hip Hop & Break-Dance

A high-energy, intense class for dancers of all experience levels. The dance studio will be hopping to today's pop stars as students learn individual and teamwork skills that evolve into polished dance numbers.

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Grade 2–3

Fun with Science

Students conduct hands-on experiments with materials from everyday life. Projects will include plants and animals, balls and ramps, paper airplanes, rockets and race cars, LEGO projects, and Kinex structures and vehicles.
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Grade 2–3

Girls Only Sports

Because coed sports programs often attract mostly boys, we have carved out a day in our gym schedule that is open exclusively to girls. We have enlisted the help of the Women's Sports Foundation to create a girl-friendly sports environment, where girls will play basketball, volleyball, soccer and more. All other sports and fitness classes will continue to be open to both boys and girls.

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Grade 2–3

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Grade 4–5

Floor Hockey

Students develop skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage.
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Grade 4–5

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
×
Grade 4–5

Girls Only Sports

Because coed sports programs often attract mostly boys, we have carved out a day in our gym schedule that is open exclusively to girls. We have enlisted the help of the Women's Sports Foundation to create a girl-friendly sports environment, where girls will play basketball, volleyball, soccer and more. All other sports and fitness classes will continue to be open to both boys and girls.

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