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Mission Statement

Using the arts and group dynamics to enhance youth development and build community.

Description

Arts-Kids is a youth development program based in Summit County, Utah using the expressive arts and group dynamics to serve school age children and youth beginning at the age of 8. Arts-Kids reaches out to children who are trying to deal with economic, social or emotional pressures, although the program benefits any student who wishes to participate. Grants and private donations make it possible to offer the program free to all participants regardless of a family’s ability to pay. Purposes

To build communication, problem solving, listening and social skills.

Foster confidence and self-esteem.

Provide a non-competitive, creative environment.

Promote empathy among diverse school age children and youth beginning at the age of 8.

Build positive relationships with adult role models.

Balance individuality with a sense of global community.

Use the creative part of brain to enhance intellect.

Be a joyful place to experience the freedom of self.

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http://www.arts-kids.org/

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