Thursday, May 15, 2014

2014 MULTICULTURAL ARTS SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM - MAS



2014 MULTICULTURAL ARTS SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM "MAS"

Dear Parents,
For the 23rd consecutive year MCCLA will introduce children and youth (ages 6-16), to the various artistic disciplines and local artist in a dynamic and entertaining summer program. Participants will develop hands-on experience with the use of tools and materials related to the chosen artistic discipline, and will collaborate in a final exhibition/performance, entertaining participants' families and the local community. Participants will be pre-assigned to classes according to their area of interest and availability. Some classes to be offered this year include: Yoga, Hip Hop, Ballroom Dancing for Kids (extra cost for this class
), Arts & Crafts, Capoeira, Theater, Drumming, Fashion Design, Mexican Folk Dance, Latin Rhythms & Movement, Digital Photography, Print-making, and more. Lunch provided by DCYF.

 
You can download the Registration Form and list of Classes on our MAS website: http://www.missionculturalcenter.org/mas.html
 
DATES: 
1st Session  - June 16 - July 11
2nd Session - July 14 - August 8 

DAYS:
Monday - Friday
 
TIME: 
8:30am - 3:30pm
 
AGES: 
6-16
 
NOTE: After Care available. Independently run by MAS instructors at extra cost. For more information contact Leticia Paez at: (415) 643-2787 or email at: outreach@missionculturalcenter.org
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL DEADLINE MAY 16 SIGN UP NOW!
Regular Price: $325 per session
 
Early Bird Special: $50 off if paid by May 16.
 
Sibling Discount: If you have more than one child enrolled, each additional child receives a $50 discount per session.
Sounds of the Mission
Digital Recording Music Class 
by BEATSHOP
Does your child like composing music and putting beats together? BeatShop is a first-of-its-kind affordable electronic music program and they will be offering a special class during the MAS summer program. This is a great opportunity for young children to learn the concept of putting music together through technology.
 
Date: June 18 - August 6
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 3:30-5:30
Ages: 10 - 16
Location: Digital Recording Studio, MCCLA 3rd Floor
Price: $10 

DEADLINE JUNE 6 TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP!
Dear parents,
We are excited to announce a program for students at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts! It's called Youth Opportunity Scholarships. The goal of the program is to help students pursue their passion in the Arts. Students can apply for scholarships of up to $500 to pay for extracurricular activities like the MAS summer youth program and youth classes at the MCCLA like dance and music lessons, visual arts, capoeira, etc.

WHO CAN APPLY: Students in the 6th to 8th grades.

HOW DO I APPLY? There are two parts to the application: the application form and the students personal essay (at least four paragraphs). The personal essay is the most important part of the application. Students must write or type an essay that addresses each of the questions listed on the application form. Students can also include video, artwork, photos, or other items to further illustrate their answers.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: June 6, 2014
Below are the links to the forms that must be completed and returned to the MCCLA.

APPLICATION FORMS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS:
NEW CLASS!
BALLROOM DANCING FOR KIDS!

Monday - Friday
10:00 - 12:00
Sessions 1 & 2
(extra cost for this class)
 
We have partnered with the Jason Shmelnik Memorial Fund, a Ballroom and Latin dance program for underprivileged youth, in honor of Jason Shmelnik -- an accomplished dancer and phenomenal person. 
 
This class, taught by Ryan Perez, is designed to introduce Ballroom and Latin dance to the children of our community. Ryan is an accomplished Pro/Am dance teacher who has won numerous top student and top teacher awards. He teaches all Ballroom and Latin dances; Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero, Mambo, Jive, Paso Doble, Samba, and Salsa. 
 
Ryan's philosophy: "If you have the desire to learn, I can make you a dancer."

BACK AGAIN!
HARP CLASSES
FOR KIDS!




Amelia Romano and Liza Wallace will be teaching harp classes during the MAS summer youth program. This is the 3rd year that we offer harp classes during the MAS program. 
(Harps will be provided)
 
Dates: June 17 - August 7 
Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 3:30-4:30
Location: Studio C
Ages: 7-16
Price: $10

Note: A minimum of 8 students need to be enrolled in order for the class to take place.
For more information about the instructors:






2014 MAS T-SHIRTS
$7
 
Child: Small, Med, Large
Adult: Small, Med, Large
(T-shirts on sale June 23 - August 8)
 
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission Street,
San Francisco, California 94110