Unleashing Creativity & Building Confidence

The Arts

These programs foster creativity in young people, and give them outlets for self-expression. From photography to performing arts, our programs have something that will inspire everyone.


Enables young people to explore their natural love of music while building their skills to express themselves using instruments. Musical study develops critical thinking, self-discipline, self-esteem, self-confidence, and teamwork.


Allows youth to explore their artistic expression through drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media and sculpture at local and regional exhibits.


DramaMatters Afterschool is a drama education program for Clubs that encourages members ages 6 to 18 to engage in hands-on performing arts activities. Drama education builds self-confidence, sparks creativity and boosts academic achievement.

Program Highlight: Iconic Image Explorers

Iconic Image Explorers is an award-winning program that allows youth to explore art, history and photography by re-creating timeless paintings and photos. This program is run through the Wallingford Boys & Girls Club.