At SNACK*, we grow as our kids do, continuing to provide Fun, Friends, and Hope for all ages. All classes are designed to supplement an individual’s weekly schedule.
Snacktivities classes are structured so that individuals of all abilities are able to participate. Each class is led by an instructor trained in that particular discipline.
Independence is the ultimate goal of all SNACK* classes.
Our 1:1 member to staff ratio gives everyone the chance to receive the individual attention they need to succeed while also ensuring that all safety and social distancing guidelines are followed. Members will participate in a combination of classes that include but are not limited to music, art, exercise, yoga, dance, and cooking. Snacks will be provided and special diets will be honored - members need to provide lunch.
At SNACK*, individuals of ALL abilities are welcome including those with no diagnosis. ALL SNACK activities are open to the general public.
4/1/2023 - 6/30/2023
Snacktivities for 21+
Accompanied: $55 per hour/class
Unaccompanied: $85 per hour/class
$50 registration fee applies per semester
*Please note: SNACK* is not an OPWDD provider agency at this time.
During class, members learn job skills through sampling a variety of job roles, including running an e-commerce website. Office tasks are also taught such as taking inventory, filling orders, packing, shipping, mailing letters, attending business meetings off site, as well as the more traditional shredding, filing etc. The job coach mirrors skill sets from jobs in an attempt to find an appropriate volunteer or supported employment opportunity. Because of partnerships SNACK* has developed, some of these opportunities include volunteer jobs at St. Bartholomew’s Church’s Food Pantry and instructional supported employment at Columbia University.
Taught by a personal trainer, the exercise class focuses on each individual’s physical strength in order to set and achieve individual goals. The goal of this class is to stress the importance of daily exercise to achieve overall good health and wellness.
Emphasizes collaborative theme-based projects, focuses participants on appropriate use of different media, hones fine motor skills, allowing children to take pride in the finished project.
This class teaches participants relaxation techniques. It's a low sensory environment with a small amount of noise. Each participant is able to go at their own pace to work on different positions and breathing techniques that help with self regulation.
This class is designed to increase and maintain everyday living skills. Nutrition, proper use of utensils, recipe following, table manners, hygiene, and the opportunity to try new things will occur. Special diets will be honored.
Old favorites, as well as songs written just for SNACK*, focuses participants on playing instruments, group singing, following directions, enhancing gross motor skills through movement and increasing interpersonal skills.
Dance Class focuses on our participant's physical flexibility, balance, and agility through fun dance movements. Led by a professional dancer, participants are encouraged to express themselves independently through body movement.
1/3/2023 - 3/31/2023
CLOSED: 1/1/2023, 1/2/2023, 2/20/2023 - 2/26/2023
10/1/2022 - 12/31/2022
CLOSED: 11/24-11/27, 12-24-12-26, 12/31
NO Friday Snacktivities Classes - 11/18