Children's Arts & Science Workshops, Inc. (CASW) provides young people with choices that allow them to build leadership skills and positive attitudes about the future. Year-round, CASW offers educational, recreational, cultural, and employment programs both after-school and on the weekends.
Our mission is to engage at-risk youth in activities that will increase their self-esteem and confidence and prepare them to participate fully as responsible members of society.
- Since 1968, CASW has helped young people develop cultural interests and creative skills.
- Over 3000 youth participate in CASW programs.
- CASW serves families on the Upper West Side, in Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx.
- After School Community Learning Centers
- Summer Youth Employment
- In School Youth/Transition to Adulthood Program
- Cultural Workshops
- Summer Day Camps
- "Rock the Heights" Teen Recreational Services
- Immigrant Special Initiatives for Youth & Families
CASW provides a family oriented environment. We can come here and talk to counselors – not just about school and home, but about how we can better our situation. We feel we are at home here, and when it comes time for business, we do that too.
- Darwin, Freshman at Villanova