Youth Programs

Exploring children's creativity through interactive classes in a variety of art forms.

kids playing bucket drums during a youth program at Bethel Woods

Our Youth Programs highlight the importance of working as a team and inspire everyone to feel supported in their exploration of the arts. We value the contributions of all participants. 

While programming remains on pause due to the COVID-19 situation, we look forward to quickly and safely welcoming guests back to the historic site!


Programs Include:

P.L.A.Y. Theater

A three-week exploration of Music Theater Performance and Production for regional youth age 9-15 establishing a deeper understanding of all of the elements of Musical Theater. Led by professional Teaching rtists with weekly master classes from industry professionals, students explore elements of music, spoken word, movement, costume and stage design emblematic of the Woodstock era.

P.L.A.Y. Music

A three-week exploration of collaborative music making between skilled musicians and regional youth ages 9-15. Students participate in ensemble, chorus, composition, and private lessons with a culminating event of their work inspired by the music of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair.

kids playing bongos at a Bethel music program
kids dance program outside at Bethel Woods
kids singing program at Bethel Woods
kids crafting program

Stay In Touch


Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is continuously monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We are in communication with our partners, state and local officials, and health authorities as we collectively assess all developments related to COVID-19. We will communicate any updates as they happen here.

Bethel Woods property

Your Guide to Creativity

Use this page as a guide on how to stay kind, creative, and connected.  Show us what you've made by sharing your projects on social using #BWatHome

girl drawing with Sharpie marker

The Museum at Bethel Woods

From a permanent collection to rotating special exhibits, discover the decade that changed everything.

inside museum at Bethel Woods