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Vermont Youth Orchestra Association

Vermont Youth Orchestra Association

223 Ethan Allen Ave.
Colchester, VT 05446

With a mission β€œto develop young people as artists, citizens, and leaders through the shared pursuit of musical excellence,” the VYOA has been a leader in shaping young musicians since 1964. Over 300 musicians in grades 1-12 hailing from 41 towns, represent 60 schools across Vermont and neighboring states. Focusing on children of all ages, the VYOA offers over a dozen programs for children ages 0-18. Recognizing economic barriers some children face, the VYOA has a robust financial aid program and various tuition-free community-based initiatives. You can hear VYOA musicians perform over 20 concerts, recitals, and community engagement presentations each season.

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YMCA Camp Koda

YMCA Camp Koda

Vermont, VT

A co-ed day camp for kids who have completed kindergarten up to 12 years old, Camp Koda is located in several area communities with a focus on achievement, belonging and relationships. Koda locations are Burlington (St. Marks on North Ave), Fletcher, Georgia, Underhill, & Waterbury. A typical day at Camp…(more)

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Vermont Ballet Theater School

Vermont Ballet Theater School

Essex, VT

VBTS is the largest ballet school in Vermont, home of Vermont's Own Nutcracker and STORM Dance Co., with annual performances at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, two locations and 6 studios we offer the most professional and comprehensive dance training available in the country. Our professional staff is…(more)

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