Program Description: Children and their parents or guardians pair with teams of volunteers for 8-week program cycles. Interactive, creative arts projects inspire collaboration, communication and teamwork within families. Working as a "design team," each family uses art as a vehicle to become stronger.
Time Commitment: 2 hours on a weekday evening for 8 weeks
Participants: 4-6 families, ages 6+
Volunteer Ratio: 1 volunteer : 2 families
Locations: Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx
REQUIREMENTS: Basic and supplemental application (includes a criminal background check), interview with a Free Arts staff member, 3-hour program training and 1.5 hour curriculum review.