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CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP

Nyack, New York

Spring has sprung!

Next Holiday Camps 

Monday, June 20, 2022 9-3

Half Day Camps 

June 22, 23, 24, 2022 12-5pm

REGISTER TODAY!

May-June workshops are now open for registration. From Culture Club to Theatre... culinary arts to dance! Join us for the fun!

Prelude Studios with Pamela Bruce will continue offering Piano lessons for elementary aged children on Friday afternoons. See details below!


Our Kids Summer Days at CAW offers weekly programming from 9am-4:30pm on weeks that larger camps are closed. June 27, August 15-19, 22-26, and 29 - September 2. See link below to register. 

CAW will host Family Pride Events in partnership with the Rockland County Pride Center on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 10:30. Our fourth Family Pride event! 

Creative Arts Workshop also has lead various Girl Scout Troupes, Youth Groups, and School groups on various educational Food Tours. Contact us to learn more about booking your group a tour.

The workshop is also open for Birthday and private party events. We have a series of activities that keep the party rolling for a memorable and thoughtful experience for each unique child. 

In addition to the Nyack Workshop, this Spring our Arts Educators can also be found teaching at the Montessori Center of Nyack, Greenwood Lake Public Library, and this summer at Nyack Public Schools Summer Programming. 


Please join us and... 

Let's ignite the creative spirit!

 

JOIN THE FUN!

Registration Links Below

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KIDS CULINARY ARTS WORKSHOP SPRING SESSION

Tuesdays: 4:00-6:00pm
with Mr. Joe
May-June sessions registration open.

From warm tomato soup and deluxe grilled cheese sandwiches to berry and fig tarts. Kids will explore Nyack Culinary Landscape and learn all about food, cooking, and everything in between. 
4 week workshop series: Ages 7-13
4:00-6:00 - Series cost: $125 - Join one or all sessions. 
(sibling/friend discount available contact us)

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HOLIDAY CAMPS AT CAW
JUNE 20, 2022 9-3PM
HALF DAYS - JUNE 22, 23, AND 24, 2022 12-5PM. 
DAILY ARTS BASED ACTIVITIES, TRIPS, AND GROUP GAMES!

Half day camps available too!

Kids ages 5-12 are invited to spend the day with us at the Workshop to craft, play games, explore the Village of Nyack, and also check out its culinary scene. Register for as many dates as you wish!

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COZY STORYTIME ARTS & PLAY SPRING

Saturdays - 10am-11:30am
Ages 4-7
May-June sessions registration is open.

Saturday mornings are all about story time and cozy fun at the workshop for ages 4-7. Each morning will highlight a new book with playmaking, crafting, and games. 

$125

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KIDS RAINBOW LAB - SPRING

Thursdays 4-6pm
ages 4-7
with Ms. Natalie
May-June Sessions registration is open.

DIP INTO THE MAGIC OF MIXING THE

PRIMARY COLORS. WITH AN IMAGINATIVE, INTERACTIVE PUPPET PLAY YOU WILL EXPLORE THE WONDROUS BEAUTY OF RAINBOWS IN YOUR OWN PAINTING AS WE EXPLORE THE WONDER OF RAINBOWS! 

$150

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PIANO CLASSES WITH PRELUDE STUDIOS

Dates: On going Fridays
4-4:50 OR 5-5:50
Click link below for sign up!

Learn the basics of piano in a group setting! 1st- 4th grade. Concepts such as note reading, rhythm, ear training, theory, and improv taught in a fun yet constructive way. 6-8 kids per group. Recital for parents on the last class! Additional 4 sessions will follow!

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SUMMER CAMP WEEKS AT CAW - EARLY SUMMER AND AUGUST WEEKS. 9-4:30

Full week sessions available weeks of:
June 27
August 1
August 8 
August 15
August 22
August 29
9:00am-4:30pm Ages 5-12.

Our summer camp program will be a small group, blended arts program. We will provide daily art-based activities scaffolded for all ages. Each day we will explore the Village of Nyack and visit parks, restaurants, library, restaurants, and also have specials guest artists teaching activities. Every day will be a new adventure guaranteed to keep the kids happy, having fun, bonding, and learning!

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KIDS POLLINATOR GARDEN THEATRE

Wild as we can bee!

Explore the wondrous world of the pollinators as we create murals, costumes, and a performance, all about the special roles pollinators play in our world. 

With Natalie Vaughan-Russell

May 23 - June 13, 2022

Mondays - 4-6pm

Ages 4-10

Register
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KID'S CULTURE CLUB - LATIN AMERICA

Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00pm May 18, 25, June 1 and 8, 2022 - $150.00
with Ms. Fernanda
Each 4-week session will have a simple but focused theme that will teach Spanish
language and culture from the perspective of art.

Students will be able to apply new language arts skills to conversations and demonstrative presentations in a fun and sometimes delicious way. Each 4-week session will follow a theme to serve as a starting point of developing a curiosity and appreciation for language and Latin American culture.

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YOUNG BOHEMIANS THEATRE TROUPE

An explorative theatre troupe for ages 6-12. With Mr. Joe

Wednesdays, May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, and 13th, 2022. 4-6pm. Final presentation during the last workshop.  $300 (8 weeks)
Children will work together to create an original piece of theatre from organic conversations inspired by theatre games and techniques. This workshop also introduces and encourages role playing, archetypes, costume design, costume make-believe, and child-idea-driven outcomes. The workshop will also use music, lighting, and design elements to encourage the children to create a final production.

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JUST DANCE! HIP HOP EDITION

Ages 4-6 or 7-12
with Molly and Ms. Sydney

Older group - Fridays / Younger group Thursdays - 4-6pm
$150.00
The "Just Dance" creative movement workshops are all about - just moving and how that free movement expresses who we are. Our Thursday afternoon workshop is for our lil'movers and will use a variety of music, props, and materials to "just dance". Whether your child is robust, shy, or a natural rhythm dancer... this workshop will be a blast.

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POP-ART CLOTHING DESIGN STUDIO

Mondays - May 23 - June 13, 2022
with Ms. Nicole Williams
Ages 7-12
$150

We will ask, how can any small action we have made encourage change in the world? How can one grow this one small action into a larger series of actions for change?

These questions and more will be "posed" in our design studio and the manifestation of participant thoughts will be constructed and designed to print on clothing. Participants will be involved in all aspects from idea to printing and pressing. Participants will take home their creations. 

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KID'S FRIDAY NIGHT AT CAW

Friday, June 3, or 17. 6:30-9:30
drop off and pick up at your choice

Activities:

Tony's Studio: We will show a variety of classic cartoon shorts from all over the world and highlight kid-made animation shorts.


Theatre and Creative Movement Studio: Our house DJ will be playing all of the hits for a colorful and energizing dance party.


CAW Cafe: Kids can purchase pizza, nachos, soft pretzels, bagels, veggie sticks, hummus, lemonade, fruit punch, and a variety of snacks.


Mixed arts studio: Chill out studio with plenty of arts and crafts making materials for kids to engage with.


Rates: 1 Child: $45 / 2 Children $80 / 3 Children $105 / 4 Children $120

*minimum of 6 kids at program to run.

 
 
 
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WELCOME TO THE WORKSHOP

We invite you to join a workshop, food tour, tasting event, or class series.


We are committed to hosting beautifully curated youth arts classes, theatrical presentations, events for adults and families too. Join us for a class series, a food tour, or maybe one of our themed tasting parties. 

Our workshop is a place for communal learning, engagement, and fun! Come explore with us and lets ignite the creative spirit, together!

Creative Arts Workshop Teaching Artists have had our presence at the Nyack Public Schools Saturday Academy, Summer Creative Arts Fridays, and facilitating Arts and Crafts at the Nyack Center After School Program. 

This Spring CAW is excited to serve as guest arts educator with Greenwood Lake Public Library. 

In April of 2022 CAW will partner with the Rockland Pride Center for our third PRIDE Family Workshops open to our LGBTQIA families. Each event will host a family activity, games, and refreshments. This has been a wonderful way to meet and greet with our community and kids! 

Our Spring after school kids workshop series continues starting the first week of April. Each series is 4 weeks and 4 sessions. The late Spring schedule will be up for registration by March 15, 2022.

We are running early summer and late summer Kids Summer Days at CAW. We will be making art and exploring Nyack's artists and Culinary Landmarks from 9am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri. You can register 5-12 year old children for the weeks of: June 27, August 15, August 22, or August 29, 2022. Full week registration only. Siblings discount.  Registration is open on March 15, 2022. 

CAW follows Nyack Public Schools mask mandate policies. As of 03/03/2022 Masks are optional inside the workshop. We ask that anyone feeling ill or presenting symptoms of any illness should stay home and rest.  

Are you an artist in need of a space for your workshop, group, or meeting? Creative Arts Workshop could be available, please email us at jgarreffa@arts-workshop.com for details. Affordable time slots are available. 

We hope to see you at the workshop!

 

MISSION STATEMENT

We are an artist collective which cultivates creative exploration and seeks to strengthen individuality and mindful living practices through hands-on workshops, exhibits, performances, and other public events.
Our programming is offered in four areas of learning:, family and youth, adult creations, professional development, and school partnerships.

 

CONTACT US

Creative Arts Workshop
48 Burd Street, Suite 101
Nyack, NY 10960

313-510-4473

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