Youth Development

Team of campers at Camp Herrlich
Photo: Courtesy of Camp Herrlich

Camp Herrlich

For two weeks each summer, Camp Herrlich hosts 80 low-income children from Astoria and Long Island City at its 156-acre campus in Patterson, N.Y. These kids — ages 8 to 15 — live at the camp where they enjoy fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, archery, zip lining, arts and crafts, frog catching, sports, nature discovery, and… Read more

Teen Hip-Hop Class at the Ailey Extension
Photo: Kyle Froman

AileyDance Kids Residency at I.S. 126Q

The AileyDance Kids program at I.S. 126Q provides high-quality dance instruction that offers participants the opportunity to use their imaginations while learning life skills such as teamwork, goal-setting, and self-confidence. Ailey’s teaching artists are well-versed in a rigorous standards-based approach to teaching in the arts. This includes dance literacy, working with community and cultural resources,… Read more