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2017-2018 Registration

WELCOME TO OUR 29TH YEAR OF PROGRAMMING AT IFETAYO!

Ifetayo continues to support our community with holistic cultural arts education at the lowest fee structure possible.  We offer free programming to all who would like to join and tuition-based programming at $14 per class for 30-32 sessions from October -June.

The registration packages include the following fees:

  • Registration Fee ($35)
  • Parent Association Dues ($10)
  • Tuition ($600 per class-discount applied for two or more classes)
  • Costume Fee ($55 per class)/Materials/Martial Arts Fee ($55 per class)
  • Ticket Fee (5 tickets @ $20 each)

If you are registering more than one child in a family, your registration is eligible for the multi-child discount.  Please enter discount code IFEMC18 during checkout.

The Rites of Passage and Cultural History classes require a Registration Fee ($35) and Parent Association Dues ($10) per child.  Since these programs are offered free of charge, the registration fee and parent dues are not eligible for payment options and all fees must be paid prior to beginning classes.

Payment Options (Cultural Arts Program (CAP) Only)

Please note that only packages for the Cultural Arts Program (CAP) are eligible for payment installment plans.  All installment plans require 1/3 of the total at the time of registration.  The balance will be divided into 3 installments or 6 installments.   Please note that installment plans will not extend past April 15, 2018 and all accounts must be paid in full in order to receive tickets and costumes for culminating presentations.

Refunds will only be accessed during the first month of classes (November 15, 2017).  Once the registration fee ($35) is paid, it is non-refundable.

Please note that Ifetayo reserves the right to cancel any class that does not have the minimum number of required registrants.  Families can make changes to class enrollment during the first month of classes (on or by November 15, 2017). After November 15, 2017 all changes will incur a fee of $50.

Mark your calendars: 

  • Scholarship Applications Due (For Returning Families Only) -September 9, 2017
  • On Site Registration-September 16, 2017 10:00AM-5:00PM at Meyer Levin Intermediate School-5909 Beverley Road, Brooklyn, NY 11203, 3rd Floor
  • Ifetayo Youth Ensemble (IYE) Fall Auditions- Saturday, September 9 2pm-5pm/September 16 9am-1pm
  • First Day of Class Orientations for Parents & Students (Rites of Passage)-October 6, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
  • First Day of Class Orientations for Parents & Students (CAP, IYE, CH)- October 7, 2017 (follow program schedule)

 

The Marcus Garvey Cultural Heritage Program (MGCHP)

The Rites of Passage Program is designed to create safe spaces for youth of African descent the opportunity to learn and grow with each other and develop the skills necessary to create change in themselves and the world around them. The program is divided into two gender specific groups- Sisters in Sisterhood (SIS) and I am My Brother (IAMB)- and functions in three cohorts based on age within each group. Attendance to the program is based on which cohort each student belongs to when they register.

Sisters in Sisterhood (SIS)
Pre-Rites (Age 8-11)
Fridays 6:30pm-8:30pm

Transition (Age 12-13)
Fridays 6:30pm-8:30pm

Teen (Age 14-18)
Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00pm-6:00pm
Fridays 6:30pm-8:30pm

The program is free and only requires a registration fee.

I Am My Brother (IAMB)

The Rites of Passage Program is designed to create safe spaces for youth of African descent the opportunity to learn and grow with each other and develop the skills necessary to create change in themselves and the world around them. The program is divided into two gender specific groups- Sisters in Sisterhood (SIS) and I am My Brother (IAMB)- and functions in three cohorts based on age within each group. Attendance to the program is based on which cohort each student belongs to when they register.

I am My Brother (IAMB)
Pre-Rites (Age 8-11)
Fridays 6:30pm-8:30pm

Transition (Age 12-13)
Fridays 6:30pm-8:30pm

Teen (Age 14-18)
Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00pm-6:00pm
Fridays 6:30pm-8:30pm

The program is free and only requires a registration fee.

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Ifetayo’s offers free cultural heritage classes to youth and adults. Classes are offered as weekly classes in three levels on Saturdays.

Level I (Ages 6-9)
Saturdays 12:00pm-1:00pm

Level II (Ages 9-12)
Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm

Level III (Ages 13-18)
Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm

The program is free and only requires a registration fee.


Ifetayo’s Cultural Arts Program (CAP) offers 40 sessions of sequential cultural arts emersion for youth ages 2-18 in dance, music, theater, martial arts and visual arts. Classes are held on Saturdays from 9:00am-6:00pm and are taught by world renowned artists. Students are divided into five levels (toddler, foundation, beginner, intermediate, advance) with the first two levels based on age and the last three levels based on skill. The program follows a three module curriculum designed to assist students with learning the history of the art form, develop technique and demonstrate their understanding through performance.

VIEW PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Full program schedule

Scholarships (Cultural Arts Program Only)

Ifetayo currently offers financial assistance in the form of partial and full scholarships for tuition only to returning families.   If you are interested in applying, please carefully read the eligibility requirements.  Please note that you must submit your registration before submitting your scholarship application.

Scholarship deadline is September 21, 2017.

Program Site Location

Meyer LevinWe are excited to continue our partnership with Meyer Levin Intermediate School located at 5909 Beverley Road, Brooklyn, NY.

All on campus programming (Cultural Arts Program, Rites of Passage, Cultural History & Ifetayo Youth Ensemble) will occur at this site.   Please join us for the first day of class orientations on October 6 (Rites of Passage) and October 7 (Cultural Arts Program, Cultural History, Ifetayo Youth Ensemble) where we will do community tours of the program space and share upcoming events.

Public Transportation Directions to Meyer Levin: Train 2 or 5 Train to New Kirk Ave then take  Bus B8 to Beverly Road & Ralph Ave or Bus B47 to Beverly Road & Ralph  Ave

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REGISTRATION UPDATE
Due to construction at Brooklyn College Walt Whitman Theater, our 29th Annual Performing Youth Presentation will occur at a different theater for a two-night performance run.  As a result, the ticket fee per child has been adjusted to 5 tickets per child @ $20 each. Registered families will have the opportunity to select which performance they would like to attend during the first month of classes.