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Volunteers working with Students in youth programs

Education, Literacy and Arts Youth Programs

La Casita offers weekly arts and educational programs for local community youth. These programs are free for children ages 6 and up, and are supported through the contribution of student volunteers.
For more details please contact La Casita at
Spaces are limited.


Dual-Language Reading Circle

Reading combined with creative activities that explore the themes of the readings.

  • Improve children’s reading skills in English and Spanish.

  • Engage children in a bilingual, multicultural environment.

  • Develop a friendly relationship with books, stories and art.

  • Inspire children to write orginal story for publications.


Children work with Latino students from the Syracuse University School of Engineering, to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through games and experiments.



Learn to dance to the rhythms of música Latina with La Casita’s DANZA troupe. Experience the joy of dance and the thrill of performing for your community!



Students from the Syracuse University Setnor School of Music share their time and talents teaching children to play music from Latin America.