Youth Programs

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Participating in Youth Programs at Amherst Recreation is special because we understand that helping to build strong kids, builds strong communities. From science to football, we take great care in finding wonderful instructors who know the value of developing programs that don’t just teach the skill, they also help develop the whole child. 

Summer sports are open for enrollment NOW! Click the register here button to sign up!

Summer ArtVentures for Kids Paired with Mad Science for a Full Day Option! (AgeS 5-12) 

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With a dash of whimsy and a dollop of fun, we help art explorers think creatively about art and the amazing role it plays in our wonderful world! ArtVenture’s talented instructors provide unique and original art experiences using quality art materials. Inspires children to create art that is uniquely their own. Fosters creativity through exposure to a variety of art tools, techniques and materials. Programs include T-shirt creations and 2 or 3 awesome works of art each day.

Dates: Five 1-Week Sessions - 7/5/2021 - 8/6/2021 

When: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday-Friday Meeting Outdoors at Mill River Pavilion (85 Montague Rd., Amherst) 

Fee: $170 for half day $290 for full day! All materials included 



Fun in the Sun Summer Day Camp

Information is available HERE

Amherst and UMass Police Summer Youth Adventure Academy

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