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 new 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 in-person and group virtual 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.
Spring Semester 2022
4/1/2022 - 6/30/2022
No SNACK 21+ Classes on the following dates
Monday, 4/18 - Friday, 4/22 (Holiday Program 4/19 - 4/22)
Accompanied: $ 50.00 per class
Unaccompanied: $ 75.00 per class
$25 Registration Fee Applies Per Semester.
CALL SNACK 212.439.9996 WITH ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.
*Please note: SNACK* is not an OPWDD provider
agency at this time.
During class, members learn job skills through sampling a variety of jobs. SNACK* 21+ offers instructional training in running an e-commerce offsite. 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 matches skill sets to jobs in an attempt to match to an appropriate volunteer or supported employment opportunity. Because of partnerships SNACK* has developed some of these opportunities including volunteer jobs at St. Bartholomew’s Church’s Food Pantry and instructional supported employment at Columbia University.
This class emphasizes collaborative theme-based projects focuses participants on the appropriate use of different media, hones fine motor skills, allowing adults to take pride in the finished project.
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.
With the guide of a music teacher, the members engage in creative musical experiences such as group improvisation, singing, songwriting, musical movement, and music-guided relaxation. While participating in group music making, the participants develop and maintain social, emotional and cognitive skills through the relationships they build with each other, their staff buddies, and the teacher.
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.
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.