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Expand your Horizons with fun learning opportunities! Expand your Horizons with fun learning opportunities!

The Arc Gloucester in partnership with ACT (Adult Center for Transition) presents "Artivity" - Winter/Spring 2018

Do you appreciate the beauty of art?  In this class, you will learn about various artists and ways to create your own masterpieces.  We will draw, paint and create sculptures.  Bring out your creativity while improving life skills like following directions, problem solving, communication through the various mediums of art and more.  Let's explore and research job opportunities involving art.  

Classes will be heldat the Adult Center for Transition  530 Salina Road, Sewell,  Room 121, on Friday afternoons from  :30 - 6:00 pm on the following dates:  March 2nd and 9th, April 6th, 13th, 20t & 27th.  

Tuition - $160.80 for six weeks. Includes all materials and supplies.  Classes are eligible for DDD supoprts budgets.  Tuition is based on Tier Level A - price will be adjusted per tier level.  Price for individuals not through the DDD Supports Program Budget is $160.80.  Transportation to and from weekly classes is not provided.  Open to all students ages 18 and over.  For additional information, please call Brenda Scardefield, Asst. Executive Director of Family Support at The Arc Gloucester, at 856-848-8648 or bscardefield@thearcgloucester.net.        

Instructor:  Karen Spieker

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The Arc Gloucester in partnership with ACT (Adult Center for Transition) presents "Eat, Sing & Dance Around the World" - 2018

Do you like to cook?  Here is an opportunity to sharpen your culinary skills.  Explore and enjoy recipies from different cultures and parts of the world.  Our focus will be on expanding our skills in the areas of kitchen safety, meal planning, food preparation, nutrition, healthy eating, and more.  Research career opportunities in the food industry.  

Classes will be held at the Adult Center for Transition, 530 Salina Road, Sewell, Room 139, on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 - 6:30 pm on the following dates:  February 14th, 21st, 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, April 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, and May 2nd.  

Tuition - $385.92 for 12 weeks.  Includes all materials, supplies, and dinner.  Classes are eligible for DDD Supports Program Budgets.  Tuition is based on Tier Level A - price will be adjusted per tier level.  Price for individuals not through DDD Supports Program Budget is $385.92.  Transportation to and from weekly classes in not provided.  Open to all individuals 18 and over.  For additional information, please call Brenda Scardefield, Assistant  Executive Director of Family Support at The Arc Gloucester, at 856-848-8648 or bscardefield@thearcgloucester.net.    

Instructor:  Karen Spieker

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The Arc Gloucester's Life Long Learning Program for adults age 21 and over - Fall Semester 2016

The Life Long Learning program is dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals to pursue their interests in an inclusive, fun-filled community environment.  Fall Semester 2016 Courses: 

Health & Wellness "Smoothy Spa":  Pamper yourself in this one of a kind smoothy spa.   In the first half of the class, you will learn how to create your own delicious and nutritious smoothy drink in a healthy kitchen with fresh fruits and vegetables.  When you return from your break,the kitchen will be converted into a healthy food spa where you will learn how to use natural foods to enhance the appearance of your skin, hair and nails. This unique class will be presented with an upbeat format by Robyn Blanchard, RN, licensed registered nurse and cosmetologist.

Health & Wellness "Ballroom Dancercise!":  Do you love to dance?  Did you know that ballroom dancing is a form of exercise?  Come join us and find out!  You will improve your health, build up your self-confidence, and make new friends while learning dances like the Hustle, Tango, Fox Trot, Merengue and Cha Cha!  Instructors are professional dancers from Ballroom Dancing for a Better U.

Fine Arts "Painting with Pop":  Welcome to the wonderful world of painting.  In this class, be ready to get a little messy as we make works of art that pop right off the canvas!  Come and enjoy the company of others while you learn how to paint masterpieces of your very own.  Instructor:  Stephanie Littleton

Arts & Crafts "Crafts Galore & More!":  Enjoy with us the upcoming seasonal Fall holidays that will provide the inspiration for our fabulous craft activities to include painting, printing, felting, gluing, mod podge, sculpting, weaving and mosaics.  Supplies will not only come from the art store and my now famous "little red craft wagon", but we will also utilize found nature items, everyday objects and even recycled materials.  It all comes together for you to complete beautiful keepsake projects! You only need to bring a creative spirit and a smile!  Instructor:  Karen Spieker

Performing Arts "Super Hero Squad!":  POW!- BAM!- BOOM!  Heighten your imagination by pretending to leap & scale tall buildings at a single bound. Jump and fly high-up in the sky to rescue innocent bystanders & save the world!  Explore your favorite super hero powers and engage in exciting friendly fights against crime!  Instructor:  Francyne Zeoli.

Semester Class Dates:  Every Monday, September 19, 2016 - November 21, 2016.  No Class on October 10th and October 31st.  Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm.  Location:  Bankbridge Regional School, Sewell, NJ.  

Registration Deadline:  September 9, 2016

For additional information call 856-848-8648.  Download registration form here.

The Arc Gloucester And "Ballroom Dancing for a Better U " present "Health & Wellness Through Ballroom Dancing" classes!

Work with professional dance instructors to learn fun and exciting dances.  Ballroom dance provides a tremendous amount of health benefits such as toning and strengthening muscles, conditioning the body, maintaining bone density, improving mental health & reducing chances of dementia all while burning calories!

GeneLaPierre of LaPierre Ballroom Dance Studio and Director & Founder of "Ballroom Dancing for a Better U" along with his team conducts ballroom dancing classes at The Arc Gloucester's Sunshine Inn at Camp Sun ‘N Fun every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 10:00am-11:00am. Over the past few months our students have learned the Tango, Merengue, Fox Trot, and Hustle! Anyone can participate and join in at any time! The cost is $15.00 per person per class – Call 856-848-8648 to Register.  To learn more about the program, listen to a recent episode of The Arc Report with guests GeneLaPierre and Louise McCarthy, The Arc Gloucester Development Specialist.  

Click here to view class members performing at the Equality Ball.  

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