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  • Cornerstone at Campos Plaza Cornerstone at Campos Plaza

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Mission Statement

Cornerstone at Campos Plaza is a rapidly growing city-wide community center in the heart of Lower East Side that promotes community building and civic engagement with emphasis on education and social services.

Description

Cornerstone Community Center at Campos Plaza - opened in January 2014 - joins University Settlement's growing number of comprehensive community centers throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. Located in the East Village at 611 East 13th Street, this site represents a big step for US in the neighborhood building on our existing programming with the Beacon Program at East Side Community High School and after-school at PS 19.

Facilities include a gym, theater, digital lab, music room, ceramics studio and library. The Cornerstone at Campos Plaza prides itself on programs that bring all ages of the community together, including:

After-school and summer day camp for students aged 5-12, including:

  • Homework assistance
  • Arts and crafts, including ceramics, dance and group art therapy
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Trips

Evening and Saturday programs for teens 13-17 years, including:

  • Sports (basketball, softball and volleyball)
  • Dance
  • Ceramics
  • Portfolio Preparation
  • Summer Youth Employment Application Assistance
  • Music
  • Movie Nights
  • Cooking

Evening studios for adults 18 years and up, including:

  • Athletics, including basketball and yoga
  • Women's Peer Circle
  • Arts, including ceramics and dance

Evening and Saturday studios for families (parents and children together), including arts and ceramics.

Website

http://www.universitysettlement.org/us/programs/campos_plaza/

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