Summer Classes

SUMMER VIRTUAL ENRICHMENT CLASSES 

Cooking * Nutrition * Food & Race * Hip Hop * Yoga * Animal Sanctuary Tours * Food & the Environment

We know that parents and caregivers are looking for ways to keep their children busy and learning.  Our focus is on plant-based nutrition, exercise, and intersectional issues including race, the environment, and kindness to animals.

Your child(ren) are welcome to take the entire series of classes or just come to some of them. 

Please note that you agree to supervise your child in our cooking and exercise courses for safety reasons and that our classes are recorded for others to view and learn. 

While we offer these classes for free to make it easy to participate, it is helpful for us to know how many people to expect. If you can’t make it, please email us to let us know. 

   To reserve, please fill out this form

Tuesdays, August 4, 11, 18, 25

Meet the Animals at Catskill

Meet the animals at Catskill Animal Sanctuary with a private group tour. Find out why “farmed” animals are really so much like our dogs and cats! While the tour is geared to elementary students, all ages are welcome.  

11 AM – Noon US EDT.

 

Tuesdays, August 4, 11, 18, 25 

Hip Hop & Health 

Join Major King of 5 Crew Dynasty and learn fundamental hip hop moves, have fun and get inspired to eat right!

3 – 4 PM US EDT.

 

Mondays, August 10, 17, 24, 31

Food & Race: A Discussion for Middle & High School Students

This discussion group is for middle and high school students. With awareness of racial injustice at an all time high, understanding these issues will help your teen be more aware of the intersectionality of food and race. We encourage attendance at all four classes but it is not required, students can attend any one or more sessions. More details here

7 – 8 PM US EDT.

Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26

A Family Discussion About  Food & Race

This four-part discussion group is for 8 – 11-year-olds plus at least one adult family member. We encourage attendance at all four classes, but it is not required, you can attend any one or more sessions. With awareness of racial injustice at an all time high, this age appropriate series will foster knowledge of important issues. More details here

7 – 8 PM US EDT.

Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26

Healthy Cooking with Darshana

Learn healthy cooking and nutrition with Chef Darshana from Forks Over Knives! First we’ll have a simple nutrition lesson, and then we’ll be making dinner together. See recipe schedule here. A parent or caregiver must participate with the child(ren) for safety reasons.

5 – 6 PM US EDT.

TUESDAYS, August 6, 13, 20, 27

Animal Pose Yoga with Emani

Have fun doing animal pose yoga with Emani Parsons, MS. Also meet Finney, the dog who loves to do “Downward Dog”, and learn how to eat healthy!

5:30 – 6:30 PM US EDT.

Thursdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27

Food & the Environment: A Class for Middle & HS Students

Learn the biggest action you can take to address climate change, and learn how to make easy climate-friendly food. 

3 – 4 PM US EDT.

 

Thursdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27

Italian Cooking with Esther

Learn simple Italian words and phrases while preparing authentic Italian dishes with Esther who is from Italy! Each week we will make a main dish for your dinner. See recipe schedule here. A parent or caregiver must participate with the child(ren) for safety reasons. 

5 – 6 PM US EDT.