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5 Ways Girls Explore Creates Innovative Minds

Out with the ordinary, in with the STEAM! Girls Explore Summer Camp is in its fourth summer, and our robust programs are ready to involve girls in safe and fun activities that will encourage them to be silly, play, and learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Why is Girls Explore the right place […] Continue Reading

6 Reasons to Take a Trip to Dance Art’s Oz

The historical Virginia Theatre is housing emerald city this weekend. Don’t miss Dorothy’s adventure down the yellow brick road and Dance Arts Program’s own version of a well-known story, Journey the Land of Oz. Presented by Dance Arts: “Journey the Land of Oz” with Irish, Tap, and Contemporary Dance Saturday, April 8 ● 7pm Sunday, April 9 ● […] Continue Reading

5 Egg-cellent Egg Hunts

Hop on over, and put some S-P-R-I-N-G into your step! In all of our egg-citement, we’ve lost our eggs, and we need YOU to help us find them. Filled with goodies and treats, kiddos, adults, and our furry friends will all get to join the hunt. Eggs-ploration | FREE! Ages 13 & Under Saturday, April […] Continue Reading

5 Ways We’re Keeping Teens Active this Summer

We know that teens are social creatures, and looking for the perfect place to engage! We’re offering multiple opportunities for teens to get out of the house and be a part of the community. They’ll laugh. They’ll learn. They’ll grow. And, who knows, they might even thank you. Junior Lifeguard Academy Ages 12-15 Jump into […] Continue Reading

Bucket List Challenge

We are kicking off a challenge built just for you. Get out to each playground now through the end of September 2017, check them off as you go, and be entered to win a prize! Will you accept the challenge? Start out by grabbing the Bucket List Challenge brochure (available at all facilities starting April […] Continue Reading

Spring Break Camps–Join Today!

There’s still time! Get registered for Spring Break Camps! Spots are filling up fast for spring break programs. Join us for days of creativity and adventure. Don’t get stuck at home, come play!   Spring Break Camp Mar 16– Mar 24 K-5th graders Wondering what to do with your kids while they’re out of school? […] Continue Reading

Getting to Know The MOTH: Live

  Since 1999, The Moth Community Program has been teaching the craft of personal storytelling, providing people with the tools to share stories that dissolve stereotypes and bridge divides. See The MOTH: True Stories Told Live this Saturday, March 4 at The Virginia Theatre to be a part of the experience.   Our Host: Kate […] Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes: Lion King, Jr.

The African Savanna is heading your way at the Virginia Theatre, and you won’t want to miss this walk on the wild side! The Youth Theatre Program has worked hard to bring you the magic in their production of Lion King, Jr. Read on for the behind-the-scenes info. 1. Over 100 masks and animals have […] Continue Reading

Celebrating Black History Month

This month, we are embracing Black History Month and taking the opportunity to celebrate the influence the Black community provides to Champaign. Frederick Douglass tribute We are so proud of Douglass Park’s history and how it has grown into the space it is today. Since the 1930s, the park space has served the African American […] Continue Reading

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