Kids & Caregivers


SUMMER 2024: July 8 - August 16


$15 per workshop kid/caregiver
$5 additional siblings
Siblings under 1 are free

Summer Workshops

Mondays & Wednesdays are for our smallest creators and their caregivers. Workshops start at 10am. Geared for ages listed below. Siblings are welcome. Choose-your-dates! 

July 8: Songbirds Stories & Crafts (ages 2-6) with Anne Stabb

July 10: Music & Me (ages 0-6) with Allison DeSalvo

July 15: Art Soup (ages 3-6) with Allison DeSalvo cancelled

July 17: Sensory Play (ages 1-6) with Lisa Oster

July 22: Zumbini (ages 0-4) with Tai Bartolomei

July 24: Music & Me (ages 0-6) with Allison DeSalvo

July 29: Songbirds Stories & Crafts (ages 2-6) with Anne Stabb

July 31: Dance Me A Story (ages 1-6) with Lisa Oster

Aug 5: Zumbini (ages 0-4) with Tai Bartolomei

Aug 7: YogAmi (ages 3-6) with Allison DeSalvo

Aug 12: Busy Bodies (1-3) with Bethanne Margies

Aug 14: Enchanted Dance (3-6) with Bethanne Margies


Zumbini with Tai
with Tai Bartolomei

Zumbini is an early childhood education program that uses original music and movement to promote cognitive, social, fine/gross motor skill and emotional development for children ages 0-4, all while creating the ultimate bonding experience for families. 45 mins; Ages 0 - 4 with caregiver


Fall session will be posted in August!


Kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers will enjoy a fun morning of Sensory Play. Set up in both guided and independent play stations, kids will have full autonomy to move from one sense to another at their leisure. There will be a variety of materials appropriate for young kids to engage with to increase their sensory play! Each session is themed. 

All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Kids under 1 are included at no extra charge, but be sure that there are adult hands at the ready to participate. 

Save the Songbirds
Stories & Crafts
with Anne & Izzy

Stay tuned for Fall dates!
Join us for a fun learning experience about your backyard songbirds! We will do book readings,  learn to identify birds, talk about migration, nesting habits,  listen to bird songs, and create simple bird related crafts to take home. Each week we will focus on a different backyard songbird. Come "learn to fly" with Anne and Izzy this Spring! Best for ages 2-5

Anne Stabb is the Community Events Coordinator for Wild Birds Unlimited (Glens Mills, PA) a retail space for everything birding. Anne received her certification from Pennsylvania Master Naturalist Program in 2022

Anne's assistant is grandaughter Izzy. At 4 years old she knows plenty about the birds around us and she'll be on hand for all three workshops to help all the kids come to love birds like she does! 

Busy Bodies
with Bethanne Margies
(18 mos - 3 years with caregiver)

Stay tuned for Fall dates!
Come dance, sing and play music with Ms. Bethanne. For toddlers and their caregivers, this is an interactive movement class led by veteran dance educator Bethanne Margies.

Music, movement, stories, instruments, props and more and themed each week!
Limited to 12 spots

Enchanted Dance
with Bethanne Margies
(ages 3-5)

Look for Fall dates!
Join Ms. Bethanne and her magic trunk!

Join us as we use songs, books, props and imagination to learn about dance, creative movement and ballet. Each week, we will peek into Miss Bethanne’s magic trunk to see what our theme is, and what special books and props we’ll be using for our class. Max 12 dancers in the class.

Seasonal Stories
with Lisa Cocchiarale

New Dates - TBA

Theatre educator and Director Lisa Cocchiarale loves to bring stories to life! Transforming into storybook characters, Lisa will weave a tall-tale to get you into the spirit of the season! Great for big and little kids who love stories! Geared for kids 8 and under

Lisa is a fan-favorite in our summer camp playing such memorable characters as as Mother Earth, Professor Trelawney and Bellatrix LaStrange!

Playgroup @ PACC

Weekly; Day to be confirmed
Downstairs Playroom
$5 Drop in fee

RSVP is encouraged (to keep tabs on numbers), but drop-ins welcome! Sign up online to grab a spot or Drop in and pay in cash or online. 



Park Avenue Community Center

Newly re-named, the Park Avenue Community Center is home to a variety of programs, classes, meet-ups, and events. As of January 2022, The Creative Living Room will join The PAC as our home for our year-round programs. 

The PAC is partnering with Swarthmore United Methodist Church to bring the building back to life. Next door to the Swarthmore Library in the heart of Swarthmore Town Center, their motto is "We've Got Space For That!"

129 Park Avenue - Swarthmore, PA 19081