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How cool, making zines after school

August 8, 2023

We couldn’t help ourselves. Zine Camp was way too much fun, so we added Zines After School!

Starting in September, kids ages 7-10 can explore zine and bookmaking as a community-centered practice that builds social-emotional learning and teaches skill development to create self-determined storytelling.

Just like Zine Camp, we’ll be running our after-school program at Old Stone House in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, offering school pick-ups at four area schools (see listings for info). Class size will be kept small (5-7 students), and we’ll enjoy the playground and public garden spaces just outside for chill time when we need it. Sign up for any of four sessions between September 13, 2023 – June 12, 2024.

Over the past six months, we’ve been joyfully working with Kameelah Janan Rasheed to create Zines After School curriculum and activities. We plan to make the entire ZAS curriculum free to access after we’ve run the program and completed a full assessment. Stay tune for that!

We are also looking for another emerging arts educator to help run the program. Interested? Just send an email to [email protected] with the subject line: Arts Instructor, and include a CV and a short email about your interest.

Zine Camp is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the NY City Council.