Programs for Teens
Starting a summer job search now can help you find work that will contribute to a fun and profitable summer vacation. We'll look at local resources for teen job-seekers, help you identify jobs you may be interested in and employers who may be interested in you. You will leave with resources in hand, including a personalized form which will make it easier to complete applications. Snacks provided. Ages 15-18. Registration begins Tuesday, January 13.
Compete in a variety of Wii sports for a chance to win a gold medal and strut your stuff. We'll have treats and other goodies. Grades 6-8.
Local high school students will be competing for a spot on the Missouri state championship team at this recitation competition. Missouri's winner progresses to the national Poetry Out Loud championship held in Washington, D.C. Come observe and encourage the students as they perform their poems. This program of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation is coordinated locally by the City of Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Missouri Arts Council. For more information, go to www.poetryoutloud.org. (Alternate weather date: February 25.)