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Cincinnati youth education programs can help your child plan their future.

 

Cincinnati education programs for children of all ages.

STEM Programs, acting classes, youth docent programs in Cincinnati.

Become a Delta Debutante.

Youth programs downtown, in the West End, and all over Hamilton County.

 

Cincinnati youth education programsChildren can begin to learn life skills as early as elementary school. Even though this happens inside the classroom and at home, it’s always nice to have it reinforced. These Cincinnati youth education programs will help your child gain responsibility, community service, social awareness, financial and educational knowledge and more, just in time for their college career.

There are mentoring programs, tutoring programs, and more for preschool, elementary school, middle school, and high school students. These enriching programs for multiple grades may help with academic achievement, leadership development, career goals, and overall student success in our community.

 

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Learn to Reign
Elementz
Boys and Girls
Ages: All Ages
Youth will learn beat mixing, scratching and how to maintain appropriate care for equipment, as well as beat mixing and scratching. For more information or to join, email april@elementz.org.

 

STUDIO E.
Elementz
Ages: All Ages
Boys and Girls
Studio E is a hub for talented youth who have an interest in being producers of music and digital content. While in the program children will learn how to produce a variety of content such as beats, songs, and podcasts using state of the art equipment and software. For more information, email joc@elementz.org.

 

BEATS & RHYMES
Elementz
Ages: 13 and up
Boys and Girls
Beats & Rhymes is a state-of-the-art project studio that provides teenage and young adult members with an outlet to book studio time for recording & beat-making. Students will learn how to use studio equipment and record songs. For more information, email joc@elementz.org.

 

HIP HOP DANCE
Elementz
Ages: All Ages
Boys and Girls
Hip Hop Dance or Breaking is an essential element of the culture and is an expressive movement many describe as “postural semantics.” For more information, email chenelle@elementz.org.

 

Thrive
Elementz
Ages: All Ages
Boys and Girls
THRIVE is a unique, multifaceted Hip Hop initiative designed to cultivate local artistry and build an inclusive creative community that advances Hip Hop culture. For more information, please email stallitix@elementz.org.

 

 

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Otto M. Budig Academy
Cincinnati Ballet
Ages: 2 and up
Boys and Girls
Kids can receive world-class training in a professional environment designed to support their goals as developing artists and aspiring dancers.

 

Acting Classes and Workshops
Playhouse in the Park
Ages: 3 – 14
Boys and Girls
Acting classes are designed to build confidence, strengthen communication skills and develop a sense of ensemble and community. Each session of classes focuses on a particular set of theatricals skills — Acting, Movement/Voice and Improvisation — and provides a rich learning experience. Sign up for fall, winter, and spring classes now to save $50! Register online today.

 

Saturday Hoops
Cincinnati Collaborative
Ages: 3 – 18
Boys and Girls
Provides fun, faith, and positive role-modeling through a variety of activities. CYC connects one-on-one with kids by playing basketball together, creating art, circuit training, weekly speakers, healthy snacks, lunch, and much more. Register online today.  

 

Youth Auxiliary Clubs
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. ~ Pi Sigma Zeta Chapter
Ages: 4 -18
Girls Only
Youth groups will help young women grow culturally, socially, and educationally. The clubs also foster the ideals of service, scholarship, sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood. Projects will vary per their interests and the needs of the community. For more information or to join, email pisigmazeta@yahoo.com.

 

Academic Intervention
Inner City Youth Opportunities
Ages: 5 – 10
Boys and Girls
Students in the Academic Intervention program get individualized or small group instruction on critical fundamental skills like reading, phonics, writing, vocabulary, math, science and social studies. For more information or to join, call 513-731-7312.

 

 

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Comic Book Drawing
McKie Recreation Center
Ages: 5-12
Boys and Girls
The classes are Thursday’s 3:00-4:00. There is a $5 fee with the class. The program runs from 9/16/2021 to 12/02/2021. Call 513- 681-8247 for more information.

 

Homework Help at the Library
Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library
Boys and Girls
Ages: 5 – 14
K-8 students can get no-cost, one-on-one homework help in reading and math at the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library.
Walk-in homework help is currently available Mondays-Thursdays, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bond Hill, Covedale, North Central, Reading, West End, and Westwood branch libraries. Visit each practicing branch’s website for more information.

 

Youth and School Gardens
Civic Garden Center
Ages: 5 – 18
Boys and Girls
Children interact with neighbors and community volunteers, strengthening their development and connection to the natural world and learn to grow food. Volunteer opportunities are also available. For more information, or to join, email youtheducation@civicgardencenter.org.

 

STEMulates
The Gaskins Foundation
Ages: 6 -18
Boys and Girls
Stemulates is a wide range of programs for the youth to increase opportunities in math, science, and technology while providing a hands-on, fun environment, specifically designed to encourage youth to enroll and participate in advanced math and science classes.  Register online today.

 

Modern Jazz & Creative Dance
MamLuft&Co. Dance
Boys and Girls
Ages 6 -18
Mutual Dance Theatre and Arts Centers’ Academy for Modern Dance for young people who are simply ready for more serious environments, more advanced expectations, and taking multiple classes that are designed to work together as a whole. Auditions for placement are made by appointment alone. For more information, email hello@mutualarts.org.

 

 

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Art Classes
Cincinnati Black Theatre Company
Ages: 7 – 12
Boys and Girls
Provides theatre education and training to children of all ages. Interactive and fun, their classes teach kids to work together, boost their self-esteem, develop skills, and broaden their horizons. Enroll in dance, acting, vocal, and more. For more information or to sign up, call 513-241-6060.

 

STEM Girls
Cincinnati Museum Center
Ages: 7 – 14
Girls Only
Discover authentic and relevant STEM experiences in our free program. Visit labs, facilities, and offices of women who are actively working in STEM fields. Email Emily Logue-Rose at elogue-rose@cincymuseum.org for information about becoming a STEM girl.

 

Youth Circus Camp
My Nose Turns Red
Ages: 7 – 18
Boys and Girls
Learn how to juggle, balance on the rolling globe and learn the basics of creating a clown character. Students play a wide variety of circus games that build teamwork and cooperation, trust and friendship. Online classes are available as well Register online today.

 

Sigma Beta Club
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Boys Only
Ages 8-18
This club focuses on Culture, Athletics, Social and Educational needs by developing values, leadership skills and social/cultural awareness for youth during their developmental years. Fill out the application and parent consent form on the website. For more information or to join, visit Sigma Beta Club.

 

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Acting Classes
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Ages: 10 -18
Boys and Girls
These weekly acting classes are a unique opportunity for students to experience and learn more about theater. In these performance-based classes, students get a chance to work on creative collaboration and teamwork through the theatrical arts in a fun and nurturing environment. Scholarships are available for classes.  Register online today.  

 

 

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First Generation Leaders of America
Ages: 10 – 18
Boys and Girls
First Generation Leaders of America mentor by using a tracking system that tracks skills, professionalism, short-term goals, midlife goals, long-term goals, and action plans. Fill out the application on the website. For more information, call 513-479-0457.

 

 Girls STEAM Academy
Queen City (OH) Chapter of The Links Incorporated
Ages: 11 – 14
Girls Only
This program provides fun, exciting and educational enrichment workshops and activities that were designed to increase STEAM interest, provide authentic experiences which stimulate, increase STEAM proficiency and create strong teen leaders. For more information or to join, email contact@queencitylinksinc.org.

 

Dr. Betty Shabazz Academy
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ~ Cincinnati Queen City Alumnae Chapter
Ages: 11 – 14
Girls Only
The curriculum is designed to develop young women into effective and optimistic problem solvers with confidence about their future, and positive attitudes towards themselves and others. Sessions are virtual this year. The link to the registration on October 7th,2021 is on their Facebook which is linked on their website.  For more information or to join, email info@cqcadst.org.

 

Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ~ Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
Ages: 11 – 14
Girls Only
Young ladies become exposed to scholarship in math, science, and technology through opportunities to provide service in the form of leadership through service learning, and their sisterhood, by cultivating interpersonal relationships amongst their peers. Sessions are now virtual. Look on the website for orientation and registration information.  For more information or to join, email dstdelta_academy@yahoo.com.

 

Project Passport
D.A.D Initiative
Ages: 11 – 18
Boys and Girls
Students who meet the criteria can receive a passport free of charge and travel outside of the U.S. For more information or to join, call 513-760-6275.

 

 

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Youth Development Program
Cincinnati Museum Center
Ages: 13 – 18
Boys and Girls
Students will get the opportunity to meet new people, prepare for college, college tours and attend summer trips while volunteering in the Shows and Interpretations, Community Engagement, Maker Space and Labs, or Gallery Experience department. Fill out the application on the website or email youthprograms@cincymuseum.org.  Register online today.

 

Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios
Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS)
Ages: 14 – 18
Boys and Girls
Partners with CPS and other like-minded organizations to help students earn fine arts credits so they can graduate from high school on time and build skills to succeed in life. Call 513-562-5500.

 

Achievers Program
YWCA of Greater Cincinnati
Ages: 14 – 18
Boys and Girls
This college readiness and career exploration program provide teens with the essential tools to pursue higher education and to identify different career opportunities through workshops and college tours. Email achievers@myy.org for inquiries and more information.

 

Delta G.E.M.S.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ~ Queen City Alumnae Chapter
Ages: 14 – 18
Girls Only
This program is a four-year program designed to promote the educational and personal development of young ladies through African American mentors and role models, monthly workshops/activities which may include career choices, interview skills, resume writing, financial matters and more. For more information or to join, email info@cqcadst.org.

 

Delta GEMS
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ~ Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
Ages: 14 – 18
Girls Only
Program goals are to instill the need to excel academically; to provide tools to enable girls to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic success; to assist girls in proper goal setting and planning for their futures in high school and beyond. Check the website for application details or email cacdeltagems13@gmail.com.

 

 

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Build A Biz Program
Abundance University
Ages: 14 – 18
Boys and Girls
The Build-A-Biz Program is a unique workshop that teaches entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, and team building to teenagers. With the utilization of technology and project-based learning, the participants leave with strategies and relationships that they don’t get in a traditional learning environment. For more information or to join, email Lcainjr@abundanceuniversity.net.

 

Beautillion Militaire
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ~ Queen City Alumnae Chapter
Ages: 16 -18
Boys Only
This unique program promotes the educational and personal development of African American, high school junior and senior males. Youth are exposed to monthly workshops/activities which may include career/life choices, interviewing skills, resume writing, community activities and more. For more information or to join, email info@cqcadst.org.

 

Debutante Cotillion
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ~ Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
Ages: 16 -18
Girls Only
The program’s mission is to enhance the personal, professional, and civic development of young girls through workshops, events and rehearsals while cultivating scholarship, achievement, self-confidence, grace, and good citizenship. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. To apply, request an application by emailing caccotillion@gmail.com.

 

Leaders of Tomorrow
National Black MBA Association
Age: High School
Boys and Girls
Students nationally decide to tackle a countywide problem, and then design and implement a plan to address it locally and still have a collective national impact. For more information or to join, email info@cincyblackmba.org.

 

 

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Cincinnati youth education programs

Remember, once a child joins, it is not only an agreement between the child and the organization but also the parent and the organization. If there are any other Cincinnati youth education programs we missed, please let us know at The Voice of Black Cincinnati.

 


Marissa Staples, Writer
The Voice of Black Cincinnati

 

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