AfterSchool Arts Immersion
REGISTRATION FOR AAI 2013-14 IS NOW OPEN!
FULL & PART-TIME OPTIONS AVAILABLE!
DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION PACKET HERE.
WE WILL BE PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION FROM NORTHSIDE ELEMENTARY!
WATCH THIS 5 MINUTE VIDEO TO HEAR ABOUT AAI IN THE WORDS OF OUR PARENTS AND YOUNG ARTISTS!
Choose from the following AfterSchool Arts Options:
AfterSchool Arts Immersion (AAI) Full-time
AfterSchool Arts Immersion (AAI) provides children in grades K-5 with opportunities to develop their artistic, academic and interpersonal skills through hands-on arts activities and homework assistance/tutoring. Monthly themes feature a new artistic focus and a new team of artists-in-residence. Throughout the year children are introduced to a variety of performing and visual art forms designed to meet select competency goals as outlined by the National Standard Course of Study. At the end of each month, children can showcase their newfound skills through a family sharing performance and/or exhibit. Download an AAI Registration Packet HERE.
AfterSchool Arts Immersion (AAI) Part-Time
The same daily arts immersion as our full-time AfterSchool Arts Immersion (AAI) Program except you choose from 2, 3, or 4 days of AAI. Transportation is also available from school to The ArtsCenter on days your young artist attends AAI. Pick up is between 5:45-6p. Download an AAI Registration Packet HERE.
Teacher Workday & Spring Break MiniCamps
AAI also provides Mini-Camps on CHCCS Teacher Workdays. Mini-Camps require separate registration and are open to all children (grades K-5), regardless of enrollment status with AAI. Click HERE to learn more about our Mini-Camp Program, our Spring Breack Camp, and download a registration form.
AAI General Information
Hours of Operation
AAI operates on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School schedule and runs 2:30 p.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday, except on holidays, school breaks and snow days. On CHCCS teacher workdays (not holidays) AAI offers mini-camps from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for an additional charge. Mini-Camps are day-long intensives with the artists-in-residence plus recreational activities.
Location and Transportation
AAI takes place at The ArtsCenter, located at 300-G East Main Street in Carrboro. Chapel Hill Taxi, Inc. provides transportation services from CHCCS elementary schools. To find out if we pick-up from your child’s school, please contact Shirlette Ammons, Youth Arts Coordinator, at 929-2787 ext. 209.
Staff To Child Ratio
The program can accommodate 36 children. At full occupancy, the staff to child ratio is 1:7.
AAI: A Typical Day's Schedule
*2:45-3:15 p.m. Arrival, attendance and snack
3:15-4:30 p.m. Group 1: Arts activity with featured artist(s)
Group 2: Homework assistance, then Recreational Play
4:30-5:45 p.m. Group 1: Homework assistance, then Recreational Play
Group 2: Arts activity with featured artist(s)
5:45-6:00 p.m. Pick-up
AAI is always seeking the area's best Teaching Artists!
If you are an area professional teaching artist and would like to work with our AAI program, please download, complete and return an AAI Residency Proposal Form by clicking HERE.
YOUTH ART CLASSES!
Youth Art Classes offer art classes in a variety of disciplines for the family with a busy after school schedule. Options include cartooning, painting, sewing, theatre and performance. Transportation from select schools is also available when you register for at least 2 days of a la cartes classes. CLICK HERE to download an ARTS A LA CARTE registration form OR click HERE to register online.
Youth Art Classes: A Typical Day's Schedule:
Those who take advantage of our transportation option* will arrive at The ArtsCenter between 2:45p and 3:15p. If time permits, your child will enjoy a snack** before being escorted to their class. After class, homework assistance is available followed by supervised free play. Parents may pick up their child immediately after class ends and no later than 6p.
* You may be asked to provide a booster seat for your child.
**Please provide a snack for your child.
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