Youth/Teen Programming

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Spring Break Sisters

This is a five day camp experience for girls ages 11-14 years to create, empower, collaborate, and grow!

Learn to curate your own self care action plan, experience a sense of community and support that will uplift one another and be exposed to activities that will create outlets of self-discovery and expression.

This program is made possible through collaboration between the Athens Arts, Parks, and Recreation Department and Ohio University. 

When: March 11-15 Daily from 8:30am-4:30pm

Where: Arts West Robert L. Winters Memorial Performance Space

Ages: 11-14 year old girls

Cost: FREE

Registration is open now through March 10th. Spaces are limited.

Open Play Saturdays

Open Play Saturday is back!

Open Play Saturday will run every other Saturday starting January 13th-March 9th. Dates are: 1/13, 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/9.

When? 10am-12pm
Where? Arts West (132 West State St.)
Recommended Ages: 2-7 years old
Fee? $6 drop-in fee per child (no pre-registration required)

Each week will feature a large motor play area, blocks/building materials, board games/puzzles, and more for kids to explore with their parent or guardian. Each week will also feature a "spotlight" activity or craft! Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for spotlight activity announcements.

We hope to see you all there! 

2024 Open Play Saturday
ArtsWEST Cadet Strings Spring 2024

Cadet Strings

A beginning strings class brought to you by the Athens Community Music School. Registration ends January 17.

Dates: January 22—April 17 (Excluding 3/11, 3/13)

Times: Mondays & Wednesdays 4:30p-5:30p

Where: Arts West Multipurpose Room

Ages: 9-14

Cost: $35 per participant