Youth Programs

Afro Caribbean Jazz Apprentice Program

STARTS OCTOBER 4th | TUE & SAT 5PM to 8PM and 1PM to 3PM

This program provides the opportunity to expand on the fundamentals of Jazz and its intersection with Afro-Latin traditions of the Caribbean.


Bomba Youth Ensemble

OCTOBER 3 | MON & WED | 5PM to 8PM

Bomba is the oldest musical genre of Puerto Rico and one of the greatest expressions of Caribbean/African ancestry. Through this program, apprentices will explore Bomba as an artistic language, and historically, as a movement of resistance and cultural affirmation. During the 10 week long program, apprentices are welcomed to explore storytelling through bomba singing and history, develop and practice percussion and rhythmic skills, and explore dance movements and piquetes from different parts of the Island as they are passed down multiple generations.

Caribbean Cooking with Chef Yari Vargas

STARTS OCT 4 | TUESDAYS 5PM to 8PM

In this class, participants will be surrounded by historical and cultural information to gather a sense of pride in our culinary world. We will explore the beauty, colorfulness, and delicious flavors of the Caribbean with a hands-on experience with a focus on Afro-Indigenous traditions. This is a 10-week course that will provide you with recipes and the tools so students can become better cooks and at the same time learn the nutritional value of ingredients on a budget.

SRBCC Internships (Build your own schedule)

High school students ages 16 to 21 are welcomed to apply to our internships positions through ASM. Get some Arts administration, production and education experience through our interdisciplinary and exciting programming, classes and cultural events.


College students/out of HS interested in hands-on experiences in the arts. Check our offerings for YOUTH EMPLOYMENT IN THE ARTS HERE