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Day Enrichment Programs

Fall 12-week enrichment programs will run from

September 11th - December 8th

Details

Dates:  September 11th - December 8th (12 weeks)

(NO programs during the week of Thanksgiving)

Ages:  Geared towards high school graduates through age 40

 

Cost:  $180 for most paid 12-week programs, and no cost for free programs. See descriptions below for cost per program!

Financial assistance is always available.

 

Locations:

  • Helping Hands - field trip based program (Meeting locations will vary around the metro-Richmond area)

  • Music with Andrew, Art from the Heart, Wellness with Henrico Recreation & Parks, and Culinary Arts with Friends - Belmont Rec Center (1600 Hilliard Rd, Richmond, VA 23228)

  • Exploring the Stars - Virginia Museum of History & Culture (428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220)

  • Creative Writing with Maura and Open Mic Karaoke (in person dates) - Eastern Henrico Rec Center (1440 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223)

  • Movement though Media with TrailHead Creative - meeting location TBA

Please don't let cost deter you from registering.

If cost is a barrier, simply select "financial assistance"

and we will work with you to ensure your participant is registered.

Schedule

Monday

10:00am-11:00am  |  Exploring the Stars (In person)

3:15pm-4:15pm  |  Music with Brooke (Virtual)

Tuesday

10:00am-11:15am  |  Helping Hands (In person)

4:00pm-5:00pm  |  Movement through Media with TrailHead Creative

 (In person) 

                                   

Wednesday

10:00am-10:30am  |  Wellness with Henrico Recreation & Parks (In person)

3:15pm-4:15pm  |  Music with Andrew (In person)

Thursday

12:15pm-1:45pm  |  Culinary Arts with Friends (In person)

2:00pm-3:15pm  |  Art from the Heart with Art on Wheels (In person)

Friday

10am-11am  |  Creative Writing with Maura (In person) 

4:00pm-5:15pm  |  Open Mic Karaoke (Virtual)

Music

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Music with Brooke

Virtual | Free

A weekly Zoom program where participants gather for music fun! We'll dance, sing, write songs, and play music games like BINGO, Name that Tune, and music trivia!

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Music with Andrew

In Person

$180 per 12 week Session

A more structured weekly music program where participants can join in person try out new instruments and learn about different styles of music!  

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Open Mic Karaoke

Virtual/In Person | Free

A weekly virtual gathering for participants to express themselves through music, art, poetry, or dance! Come out ready to perform or simply sit back and cheer your friends on. We'll meet on Zoom each week, but we'll also have an IN PERSON meeting on the first Friday of every month!

Arts

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Culinary Arts

with Friends

In Person

$180 per 12 week Session

Culinary Arts with friends is now IN PERSON! Join us to practice new skills and explore new recipes as we work as a team to create a meal together. Space very limited.

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Creative Writing

with Maura

In Person

$180 per 12 week Session

This weekly program is all about self-expression through writing! Participants will be given the opportunity to expand their writing skills while sharing their poetry and short stories with their peers in a safe, empowering environment. No writing experience necessary, as they will be given prompts and tips to help kickstart the creative process!

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Art from the Heart

with Art on Wheels

In Person

$180 per 12 week Session

Express yourself through art led by our friends at Art on Wheels! These classes provide art instruction and allow friends to uniquely express themselves while exploring different styles of art. All experience levels are welcome!

Science & Technology

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Movement though Media with TrailHead Creative

In Person

$180 per 12 week Session

Learn the ins and outs of digital media and design to create a project that you're passionate about! Working with TrailHead Creative, we'll learn to navigate social media like Facebook and Instagram, and use design platforms like Canva to build a project that will spark a "movement" in the community. Explore your passions and use media to advocate for your "cause"! 

Location TBA!

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Exploring the Stars

In Person

$180 per 12 week Session

This introduction to astronomy program was created by our friend Emily! Her passion for space inspired her idea to create a program where her peers can spend time together learning, crafting, creating, and exploring all things "space"!

Health &
Wellness

Service

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Wellness with Henrico Recreation & Parks

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Helping Hands

In Person | Free

Meet in-person with staff from Henrico Recreation and Parks for 30 mins of wellness! Start your day with yoga, sensory exercise, or other forms of active movement tailored to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities!

In Person

$60 per 12 week Session

Join us for a service-based enrichment group focused on giving back to the community through service projects. Any young adult with disabilities can be a part of Helping Hands as we learn about how small acts service can make a large positive impact on the community. We will meet a different location each week.

*Fee goes towards art supplies and other materials used during various service projects!*

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