The Arts

The Arts program at the Boys and Girls Club in Stanislaus County is a vibrant platform where children can unleash their creativity and cultivate their artistic talents. Through a diverse range of artistic disciplines and hands-on activities, we foster a supportive environment where children can freely express themselves and develop their artistic skills. Our dedicated instructors and mentors are passionate about nurturing the artistic potential in every child, providing them with the tools, guidance, and encouragement they need to explore, innovate, and find their unique artistic voice.

Lyricism 101

Lyricism 101 is a program that intentionally includes proven youth development practices and creative activities that build and expand the literary skills of our teens, while exposing them to the art of hip hop, particularly cipher culture.

DramaMatters Afterschool

DramaMatters Afterschool is a drama education program for Clubs that encourages members ages 6 to 18 to engage in hands-on performing arts activities.


ImageMakers is a year-round program that helps Club members ages 6-18 learn the art and science of photography through multiple categories: Culture and Tradition, Portraits, Nature and Surroundings, Fashion and Style, and Editing and Filter. Photographs are displayed at local and regional exhibits around the world.

National Photography Program

The National Photography Program enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through the appreciation of photography.