DMF Youth empowers underserved youth through dance, fitness & life skill development

We believe in educating the whole child

Physical · Mental · Emotional



Improved social skills and interpersonal behavior


Improved grades and work habits


Reduced misconduct and risky behavior


Increased self-esteem and confidence

Did you know?

Nearly half of all elementary school children are overweight according to The City of New York.

And the majority of NYC elementary schools fail to offer the required amount of Physical activity.

Did you know?

Children living in poverty are disadvantaged when it comes to developing essential cognitive skills such as attention, self-control, and memory.

Developing these skills is crucial for mental health, effective learning, and success.

Sponsor a Child

Equip underserved children with the tools they need to thrive.

We provide free high quality after-school and summer programming to underserved youth in New York City.

News & Events

Become a Camp Sponsor Today!

Become a Camp Sponsor Today!

We’re packing our bags for a (virtual) trip around the world!  Summer camp will be online this year, with a dance around the world theme! Each day, students will learn about a different country. They’ll be introduced to the dance styles, food, culture, and history...

Help DMF Youth receive a $25K grant!

Help DMF Youth receive a $25K grant!

GREAT NEWS! DMF Youth has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope program! Every year the Jimmie Johnson Foundation teams up with Blue Bunny to award 5 non-profits with: A $25,000 cash grant!! A Blue Bunny ice cream party The organization's...

DMF Youth Online Summer Camp 2020

DMF Youth Online Summer Camp 2020

Summer is here and it’s time to DANCE! Join DMF Youth for a FREE, three-week online summer camp jammed packed with dancing, learning, and FUN! Our theme is DANCE AROUND THE WORLD, and we will introduce your children to dance styles and cultures from around the globe!...

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