Every Monday – Friday during the school year up to 36 children ages 5-13 attend the program. Discounts provided to parents

that volunteer.

The best way to help students gain new perspectives and build skills for the future is through experiential learning.

Meets several times a week and is a free program for 13-18 year olds.  Individual mentoring is the foundation

of this program.

The camp serves 80 local children for the two months of July and August. The camp is fully subscribed with a waiting list every year.

 Inspired by Jazz for Jennings, Jon Faddis’ workshops for our camp kids and his donation of a trumpet. We now have keyboards, two trumpets, two pianos, African drums and a set of standard drums. .

Created during the holiday season. The children learn to set up orderly displays, learn the art of salesmanship and manage the payments for the purchases. It is a young entrepreneurship program.

This is provided on demand, offering help in making copies, sending faxes, filling out forms, providing transportation and emergency housing assistance.

Young Artists in Residence Project, at the Watermill Center meets once a week and strengthens experiences in visual and performance art.  Click here to see the YARP program in action.

Meets once a week at the Center or at the Parrish Museum-expanding creativity and exposure to fine arts.

The Center looks for business partners who would be willing to look at resumes of recent high school, college and trade school graduates and offer career guidance.

The Center has its own food pantry partnered with Island Harvest. They are able to provide fresh food and meats along with canned and toiletries to their families in need twice a week.

This introduces cultural experiences, Broadway shows, dance performances, exercise classes, book clubs, special events and trips to the after school kids, teens and the broader community.

Our comprehensive program begins with 9th graders and follows our students through the freshman year of college. It includes SAT Prep classes, practice tests, PSAT learning sessions, one on one counseling, seminars on college admissions and the art of college essay writing. The very affordable fee is incentivized to be partially refunded for attendance of the classes and success in test results.

Serves the After- School Program,
the Teen’s Program & the Summer Camp. Meeting once or twice a week with
hands on cooking experience, tending and learning from the Center’s organic “Soul Garden” and engaging in discussions
about healthy eating.

Once a week  during the off season in the Hamptons- four kids from the After-School program or the teen group get to dress up and accompanied by one of their teachers enjoy a meal at a local restaurant-learning the art of fine dining, socialization, proper etiquette and manners for their futures.

Discussions are led by community leaders and encourage families to learn and understand more about local and broader political issues and the importance of voting.
Conversations to open your eyes
and your hearts
This class tackles health issues specifically targeting minorities and working class families.
This program serves the teens and adult community. Special guests are invited a few times a year to discuss topics of interest. Small groups meet in the living room of the main building. Larger groups are able to meet in the newly renovated studio.