Wildarts provides arts education programs to New York City students after school and in day camps to promote positive youth development in areas of self-confidence, problem-solving and creative expression. Our programs are currently available at PS 185 Locke School of Arts and Engineering and PS 163 Alfred E. Smith Elementary in Manhattan.

Anyone Can Cook! Wildarts is hosting "Parent's Night Out!"

Join us for another special Parent's Night Out at PS 163! 

This special night-time Wildarts program will feature a community family style dinner and a movie for our students on 6/16/23 from 6PM-9PM while you enjoy a night on the town. This Parent's Night Out the theme is "Ratatouille." 

"Anyone can cook, but only the fearless can be great." – Chef Auguste Gusteau

In honor of Alfredo Linguine, we will be making homemade pasta together! After dinner, we will make our way to the Auditorium to watch "Ratatouille". Enrollment is open to all members of the PS 163, PS84, and PS185 school communities

Priority enrollment is given to participants currently enrolled in the Wildarts Afterschool programs. 

This Parent's Night Out will cost $35.00. 

Parent's Night Out 5/12/23

We made veggie sushi!

Because "Fish are friends, not food"

Wildarts is Now Enrolling for the 2023-2024 School Year!

The Early Bird Gets the Worm!

Save your spot for next year. Enrollment is now open for Wildarts 3K/Pre-K Afterschool programs for 2023-2024.*Find more details below!

Early Bird Discounts for 2023-2024 school year!

For families who enroll and pay tuition in full

 use coupon code: early-bird-10 for 10% off in checkout!

For families who enroll early using the 10 month payment plan 

use coupon code: early-bird-special to waive the $50.00 Application Fee!  

Early bird coupon codes valid until June 30th, 2023 

*please note that NYCDOE has not released the final calendar for the 2023-2024 school year, so the dates in our system may not reflect the accurate school year.

  See you next year!

Team Wildarts

Wildarts is offering Day Camps and Break Camps this year!

Registration is now open!

Wildarts is hosting Day Camps and Break Camps! 

Each camp day is a full day of Arts, Movement and Science activities. Lunch will be provided. Please pack an afternoon snack. Camp runs from 8am to 6pm for $90.00 per participant. Pre-K through 5th grade welcome!

Here are our upcoming camp dates:

MLK Day 01/16/23 

Midwinter Recess 02/20/23-02/24/23 

Spring Recess 04/06/23, 04/07/23, 04/10/23-04/14/23 

Eid al Fitr 04/21/23

Memorial Day 05/29/23

Juneteenth 06/19/23

All Camp Days are currently scheduled at our PS 84 location: 32 W. 92nd St, New York, NY 10025

  See you at Camp!

Team Wildarts

Wildarts 3K and Pre-K is now at PS 185!

Wildarts 3K/Pre-K Program: The First Step in Afterschool

Wildarts is now enrolling for the 2022-2023 School Year! We can't wait to show your Pre-K student how fun afterschool can be!

Program runs Monday through Friday from 2:50PM-6:00PM when school is in session and includes a hot meal, outdoor play time, and a rotating schedule of fun arts activities and Tribes Times.

Tribes Times, Wildarts' Pre-K Social-Emotional Learning block, is a time for students to learn how to express their feelings, work together, and develop social skills. 

The Pre-K Program is only available for the full 5 day week. 

Tuition for the Pre-K program is $3050.00 for the school year*. Quarterly and 10 Month Payment Plans are available. Enrollment in Automatic Payments is required. 

*Please apply promo code early-bird-10 for 10% off if you pay full tuition up-front for the upcoming school year before June 30th! Please use coupon code early-bird-special to waive the application fee if you enroll before June 30th with our monthly payment plan.  

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Wildarts is committed to providing quality, affordable afterschool programming to our students. Automatic online payments, and online enrollment forms greatly reduce the workload of our administrative staff--which means more time and money spent on top notch programs. For questions/concerns about this policy, please reach us at info@wildartsnyc.org.

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Full and partial scholarships are available to families with demonstrable need. While WildArts believes every family should be able to participate in the program, regardless of economic means, scholarships are limited.

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