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Adult Enrichment

There is no age limit to learning and living with purpose. Our Adult Enrichment opportunities vary from guided travel across the country and globe to exploring music, movement, and more right here at home.

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Wellness Programs

Music Lessons

We offer 30-60 minute lessons for children and adults on multiple instruments each weekday from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm or later. We'd love for you to hone your skills on an instrument from your past or explore something new with our dedicated music educators. | Details
 

Afro-Brazilian Drumming

You can enjoy musical magic with Caique Vidal as he runs an afternoon drumming ensemble where you'll explore the traditions, history, and culture of Brazil; learn tempo, pulse, meter, swing, improvisation, and basic rhythmic music theory; and spend most of your time playing music! 9, 16, 23, 30 April | Details 

Embodied Perception:
The Nervous System and the Senses

Often, as human beings, we develop a preconceived notion of how our body moves and end up missing the reality of the body we are living in at this moment. Through a variety of movement explorations, conversations, and tactile feedback we’ll practice attuning to the body we're in right now. Offered by longtime CFS dance teacher Annie Dwyer and dancer/choreographer Leah Wilks ‘05. 27 April 2024 | Details

Transformational Travel-Learning Opportunities

Racial Myth and Memory | Charlottesville

During this weekend immersion, explore three themes and five historic sites as a lens on the powerful weight of race in Charlottesville--and in our country. 29-30 October 2023Details See the details of this Charlottesville trip and get excited about our Fall 2024 Racial Myth and Memory experience in Wilmington!
 

Beloved Community Journey:
Exploring Civil Rights Struggles, Past and Present, in the South

On this six-day bus tour, experience civil rights history in Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, Tuskegee, and Atlanta; explore contemporary issues of race in our country; and meet change-agents working to make a difference. 5-10 March 2024 | Details See the details of this Alabama/Georgia trip and get excited about our Spring 2025 experience in Charleston and Savannah!
 

Quaker Journey:
Exploring the Roots of Quakerism in England's Lake District

Only one space remaining!

Find adventure, learning, and reflection in community as we retrace the 17th-century footsteps of George Fox, founder of the Religious Society of Friends--and of Margaret Fell, an early supporter and later his wife--through the beautiful Lake District of northern England. 23-30 June 2024Details

Racial Myth and Memory | Wilmington

During this weekend immersion, explore three themes and multiple historic sites as a lens on the powerful weight of race in Wilmington--and in our country. Fall 2024 | Details
 

Coastal Journey | Charleston + Savannah

On this six-day bus tour, explore important aspects of American, Southern, and Black history spanning 300+ years--from enduring Gullah Geechee traditions to the 2015 white supremacist violence at Mother Emmanuel--in two beautiful and complex coastal cities. Spring 2025Details
 

American Musical Journey | Memphis + Mississippi

On this six-day tour, explore the connections between race and the rich musical history and traditions--blues, gospel, country, rock, and more--in Memphis and Mississippi. We'll search out live music (on Beale Street and beyond) and meet music historians and performers. Spring 2026Details

 

Details Coming Soon!
  • Racial Myth & Memory | Richmond, Fall 2025
  • Racial Myth & Memory | Charlotte, Fall 2026
  • Bayou Journey | New Orleans and Beyond, Spring 2027

Educator Programs

Educators across ages and stages and from independent, charter, and traditional public schools are welcome for our Institute for Teaching and Learning programs.

Male-Identifying Teachers of Young Children

This powerful day of connection, rejuvenation, and joy supports male-identifying educators working with preschool and elementary age children. 2024-2025 | Details

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