Offers theatre classes and summer camps for children and teens. They provide actors of all experience levels a place to grow and strengthen their acting and performing skills.
1000 City Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
Performance Location: Schiller Park, Columbus, Ohio 43206
Offers mini, full- and half-day summer camps and dance classes to help children learn creative movement, ballet, jazz, modern, tap, Pilates and more. Scholarships are available some classes are free. They also offer free pre-performance discussions in the theatre with artistic staff, choreographers, dancers and special guests; and offer free tickets to individuals from under-served groups and those with special needs.
Capriccio Youth Choir (CYC) is for youth grades 2-12 throughout the year and provides summer opportunities as well. Kids develop singing skills, knowledge of music theory, and improve vocal technique through high-quality music education.
PO Box 1225, Worthington, Ohio 43085
A summer camp for central Ohio youth ages 8-18, which introduces them to the world of architecture and design through hands-on activities, field trips, walking tours, presentations by professionals and imaginative games. Scholarships are available.
50 West Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Offers vocal instruction and music education to young singers ages 5-18 in Central Ohio. Financial aid is available to students who qualify. Contact directly for costs and payment plan details and their high school internship program.
Broad Street Presbyterian Church
760 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
Offers theatre classes, workshops, summer camps and private lessons for kids and teens. Private lesson subjects include: Acting, Voice, Dance, Flute and Piano. Financial assistance is available for families who show need.
Columbus Children’s Theatre: 512 North Park Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215
CCT Studios & Administrative Offices: 177 East Naghten Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Offers Creative Summer Workshops, which are a series of workshops for youth in grades 1 through 12, offering quality art instruction taught by arts professionals. They also offer Saturday Morning Art Classes, which provide art and design education to children in grades 1 through 12. Scholarships are available.
60 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Offers half-day and full day summer camps, workshops for homeschoolers, free and pay-what-you-want admission days and offers free studio space for children and teens to experiment, play, and explore with imaginative ideas and unexpected materials.
480 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Teen Open Studio: columbusmuseum.org/calendar-and-events/?search=teen+open+studio
Offers the Columbus International Children’s Choir, art classes, music theory classes, and singing lessons for kids ages 4-18 from Central Ohio communities.
Bethel International United Methodist Church
1220 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio 43235
Mailing Address: PO Box 344, Dublin, Ohio 43017
Drama Kids offers drama programs, classes and summer and holiday camps open to kids ages 3 to 18. They primarily serves the Olentangy Local School District, Dublin School District and Delaware Schools.
8917 South Old State Road, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
Offer hands-on classes, workshops and summer camps in gardening, cooking, fine art and wellness throughout the year for kids and adults. They also provide horticulture and landscaping training to low-income adults ages 18 to 30. A reduced rate family membership and free admission on the first Sunday of the month is available for families.
1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203
Membership Office: (614) 715-8054
A nonprofit organization that offers affordable music education. They offer private lessons and group classes in a variety of instruments (like violin, viola, cello, bass, piano and guitar) and musical disciplines (like voice, stage management). Scholarships are available for students with financial need.
630 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Offers music and movement classes to assist in growth and development of newborns up to 6 year old children. Kindermusik uses dance, storytelling, movement, singing and music to help develop confidence and coordination, improve attention skills, enhance rhythm, creativity and more. These classes have a fee.
60 West Old Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085
Serves high school juniors and seniors from public schools in Franklin County. Students of the humanities program pursue in-depth research projects, engage with the local arts community and earn high school credit. Founded by the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Central Ohio.
First Congregational Church
444 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Offers overnight and day summer programs for middle school and high school musicians and singers who love music. Visit the website for specific location and contact information for each music program.
1866 College Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210
A summer residential program that offers high school students opportunities to learn the latest journalism techniques and a chance to earn college credit. Scholarships are available.
35 Park Place, Athens, Ohio 45701
A nonprofit organization that offers year-round violin, viola and cello programs for students as young as 3 years old.
Mailing Address: PO Box 91236, Columbus, Ohio 43209
Offers several creative writing workshops and classes, summer camps, publishing opportunities and more for children ages 7 to 19. Scholarships are available.
Thurber Center: 91 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Thurber House: 77 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
An open studio for youth ages 12 to 21. They offer mentoring opportunities, opportunities to perform and exhibit artwork throughout Columbus, and free workshops in performing, visual, writing, or media arts.
Central Community House
1251 Bryden Road, Columbus, Ohio 43205
Provides free open studio space and one day workshops for teens, at select Columbus Metropolitan Libraries, to give them hands-on experience with music programming, audio recording, videography, video editing, digital art, fine arts and more.
A week-long summer program for high school students in Columbus City Schools, charter schools in the City of Columbus, South-Western City Schools, and Reynoldsburg City Schools. Students are selected based on the promise of their writing.
164 Annie & John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210