Some thoughts…

By: Miss Keyla I have to say! I am always so exhausted in the morning from the long commute to TAPA, but once I enter the TAPA building I am  energized and excited to see everyone’s faces including the amazing staff and vollies. I love the different holiday themes we used during camp that went… Read More »

Camp Traditions

Every Summer Camp has traditions that are just as important to the faculty and staff as they are to the students and TAPA is no exception.  Here’s a list of our top 10 traditions!     #10: The Camp Photos and DVDs: TAPA teachers love to document all the fun things that happen at camp!  Silly… Read More »

5 Fun Things to do this Summer…

Summer is here and school is out!  Here are five “TAPA-approved” unique things to do with your kids this summer.   1.  Attend a Long Island Ducks Game You can get tickets to this baseball game in Central Islip for $11 a ticket!  Take the whole family and support Long Island’s team.  They are… Read More »

Let’s Hear it for the Boys!

During our Summer Workshop TAPA was flooded again!  But this time, it was with incredible art donations! The Boy Scouts of Troupe 656 showered us with canvases, art easels, paints and paper, foam pieces and crafts, and much more in a dozen large cartons.  Alex Adia is working towards becoming an Eagle Scout and selected… Read More »

Summer Fun

By: Miss Lindsay On Sunday, June 9th, TAPA students and faculty celebrated Summer with our last Summer Workshop of the school year. Yoga Ms. Sara started off the afternoon with a calm and relaxing yoga class.  Students enjoyed animal poses and worked on focusing their breathing.  Students practiced classic yoga poses and worked with partners… Read More »

Spend the Summer at TAPA

Join us for these awesome classes each week of the summer…   ART   Students work in small classes to create original sketches, paintings, sculptures, and collages.  While in class, students work one-on-one with our state-certified teachers and have volunteers who assist when needed.     DANCE   Teachers use a mix of Classical, Pop,… Read More »

Help from Hofstra

Ms. Kelya, Intern at TAPA, is a Senior at Hofstra University and is studying Dance Education.  Like all the other faculty and staff, Keyla wanted to reach out and help TAPA recover from Hurricane Sandy. So she paired with with her friend Priscilla, current President of T’DAA, Teaching Dance As Art, a club at Hofstra University for dance… Read More »