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P.L.A.Y. All Day

Weekly summer arts programming for kids age 5-9.
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kids painting together
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  • Session 1: July 12-16

    Session 2: July 19-23

    Session 3: July 26-30

    Session 4: August 2-6

    Session 5: August 9-13

    Session 6: August 16-20

  • Session will take place Monday-Friday; 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

  • $250 per session; Tuition Assistance Available
  • Entering five-year-olds must have completed a full day PreK4 program.

There's no better place to learn about art than at the site of Woodstock.

This introductory program dips into history and imaginative ways of thinking through arts activities and exploration of our grounds. Our young artists will explore music, visual arts, and theater while weaving together Bethel Woods themes of community, caring, and creativity. No previous experience required! We welcome artists of all abilities!

This program is currently at capacity. If you would like to be added to a session wait list, please email us.

Health & Safety Guidelines:

With the health and safety of our participants and staff as the highest priority, we will be following the recommended guidelines for COVID safety practices from the CDC and NY State Department of Health. 

+ Group size will be limited to 15 participants per session. 

+ Staff and participants will be required to wear masks while in the program. There will be periods of outdoor learning where students will be separated by 6 feet and will be able to remove their masks.

+ Families will be asked to complete a daily health questionnaire and temperate check each morning at drop-off. Participants confirmed to have a temperature over 100.0°F will not be allowed to attend the program.

+ Distance protocols and limited indoor activity times will be in place during program hours.

+ Hand washing will be encouraged and the use of hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the grounds when washing is not possible.

+ Bethel Woods uses cleaning products and protocols which meet EPA guidelines and are approved to be effective against COVID-19 in addition to other viruses, bacteria, and other airborne/bloodborne pathogens. Public spaces, as well as program materials/equipment, will be disinfected on a daily basis.

About P.L.A.Y.

Bethel Woods’ Peace. Love. Arts. You. program invites children ages 5-15 to explore creative arts in a socially-distant way at the historic festival site of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair. The Conservatory and brand-new education building Atria will house four different youth programs, offering unique opportunities for skill development in a variety of ways, from art and music to movement and theater.

Led by Bethel Woods Teaching Artists and special guests, children will explore history, art, music, and the environment to ignite creative imagination. Program participants will enjoy plenty of outdoor time as well as access to The Museum collections and special exhibitions as part of the adventure.