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The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) Youth Arts Program is a dynamic curriculum of classes, performance, and exhibition opportunities emphasizing arts as a way of life for a lifetime. Students in the Youth Arts Program (YAP) develop a unique artistic voice as they explore and create dance and art in community with their peers. This fall, we are welcoming you back into our space to join in community once more!

Program Dates

Fall Semester: 09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021
Final Showcase: Saturday, 12/11/2021

No classes on:

Monday, 10/11
Tuesday, 11/2
Thursday, 11/11
Wed-Fri, 11/24-26

Class Pricing

Our pricing if based on the day you register for and accounts for any holidays which would be off days.









CHAW never turns a child away for inability to pay. Sliding scale registration and payment plans are available for all registrants. Please contact Shahidah Abdul-Lateef at for more information. Request forms may be picked up at the front desk or online here.

Village Time
Included in registration. Ms. Shahidah will greet students each day at 3:30pm in an open and encouraging atmosphere designed to spark excitement for classes and build friendships between students. Exercises and discussions will center around mindfulness, team-building games, and celebrating milestones. This is not a stand-alone class.

Van Service
CHAW van service is operating in a limited capacity to maintain distancing while riding. Sign up is available on the following page. $100 for each sign up day for the semester. For example: Monday and Tuesdays for Fall semester will total $200. 

COVID Safety
If you haven't been in our building in the past year you'll notice some updates when you walk in the door. Hand sanitizers are located in each room and entrance. Social distancing is observed where possible. Frequent hand washing is encouraged. Most of all, masks must be worn at all times in the building and cleaning and disinfecting are done on a regular basis.