Third Grade History Project

TODAY 5-6pm: Parents and family of 3rd grades students, along with their 3rd grader as a guide, are invited to the Camden Public Library to:

View our website history project,

See the tunnel book artistic representations of historical sites, and

To visit the Local History Center located in the library.

Let your child guide you on our year long journey into the history of Camden, Maine, as seen through the eyes of a 3rd grader. This project has included research, visits to the actual sites where history was made, an art project that represents information learned through their group research, and our new website creation about the historical sites in Camden, Maine. Please come and enjoy viewing all their

The Spirit of Broadway

Come to see the Middle School's performance of "The Spirit of Broadway" this thursday and/or friday night. (6:30 start time at the Strom). 

Get there early enough and bring your checkbooks as Youth Arts will be selling raffle tickets before each show.

The raffle prizes are: $250 Visa Card, $100 Gift Certificate to local restaurant of your choice, and $50 Amazon gift card. See you soon!

March Residencies

March is a busy month for Youth Arts.  Two exciting residencies in full swing are
Karen Talbot's Scientific Drawing with 7th Graders, and

Liza Walsh's Local History Writing with 3rd Graders.

Spring Activities Fair

Spring Activities Fair

Are you coming to the PTA’s Summer Activities Fair? It is this
Wednesday, March 26, 5-7pm in the Camden-Rockport Elementary School gymnasium. Bring your checkbooks, as Youth Arts will be there selling raffle tickets. If you miss us then, you can also buy them Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th (6:30 pm) at the Strom when the middle school puts on their show! See you then.

2014 Youth Arts Benefit Auction - Save the Date!

2014 Youth Arts Benefit Auction - Save the Date!

Planning has begun for our 2014 Benefit Auction.

Join us for food, fun, and support for the arts.

When  November 8, 2014

Where  High Mountain Hall, 5 Mountain Street, Camden, Maine

Finnish Harps

Finnish Harps

Fourth graders at CRES have learned to play traditional music on the kantele - a plucked string instrument native to Finland.

Taught by Celia Jones and Scott Dyer, the students will perform on Tuesday, January 28.

Narrative Islands Paintings

Narrative Islands Paintings

Artist Mary Bourke worked with Dr. Thom Buescher's CHRHS Horizons ISLANDS students to paint scenes relevant to their exploration of the nature of islands.

Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

Our Annual Appeal for Donations is on its way out to the community.  

Please make a gift.  Donations of all sizes are gratefully accepted. 

Youth Arts Fund Raising Raffle

It’s Youth Arts Raffle Time! With 3 great prizes, you’ll want to buy
plenty of tickets…1st prize is a Family Season Pass to the Snow Bowl;
2nd prize is an iPad Mini; and 3rd prize is $50 iTunes Gift Card.
Tickets are $5/piece, or $20 for 5. Ask any YA board member, or email us
at You will also have the chance to purchase
them at these upcoming events:

April 11 – 4th grade Steeldrumming CRES, 6PM

April 25 – Camden Opera House, performance of Home by the Sea,

April 26, 2nd Grade African Storytelling at CRES cafeteria…Buy your tickets! Drawing is June 11.