One of these days it will be upon us—bad weather! So when it happens be prepared. You don’t want to miss our school delayed/school closed announcement. Sign up on www.wfmz.com for email or text messaged alerts and get immediate updates on our status. For email alerts choose the link “About Us.” For text alerts choose the link “Weather” then “school and business… Read more →
CONGRATULATIONS!!! Sugarplum Fairy Elizabeth* Candy Cane Elf, Spearmint Jordan* Candy Cane Elf, Peppermint Nicole* Child 1 Helena Child 2 Faith* Child 3 Mia Child 4 Ben H* Child 5 Emilee* Littlest ones, the twins Gina, Sabina* Darjeeling Tea Ben G. Herbal Tea Casey Ribbon Candy Madison Milk Chocolate Sophia* Chocolate Crunch Amy* Taffy Haley* Gramma… Read more →
This summer get something more than just a tan! The Yocum Institute has many classes available for Adult and Older Teen students. Care to try your hand at acting or calligraphy, drawing nature or audition prep? Then we have the class for you. Classes range from 4 days to 5 weeks – there’s something for every busy schedule. See what… Read more →
The Clumsy Dragon tour THE CLUMSY DRAGON By Kirk Smith and Lauren Collier Swindler Presented by members of the Yocum Institute Teen Theater Ensemble Free Admission | Check with your local library for dates and times and location (subject to change) The Clumsy Dragon is delighting audiences! Read more HERE and HERE. AUGUST: Wednesday, August 9 11:30 AM Schuylkill Valley Community… Read more →
Important Notice: Unfortunately, due to strong storms this weekend, the Yocum Institute is experiencing outages of our phone and internet. If there is an emergency and you need to contact someone at the Institute, please contact Susan Rohn at 610.223.4087. Thank you for your patience.
On Friday, April 22, 12 dance couples from throughout the community competed in the 6th Annual “Dancing with the Reading Stars” hosted by the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. This benefit raises money to support Yocum Institute programs throughout Berks County. After a wonderful night of Dancing, the winners are: Audience Favorite: 1st Amy Bartolone & Charlie Sarti 2nd Rachel & Mike Kuhn… Read more →
5pm The Artist Within Exhibit Opening Artwork by the Board of Directors of the Yocum Institute for Arts Education in the Gallery. Followed by… 6pm Salute to Dave Brubeck by The Erwin Chandler Quartet Featuring Ken Blekicki – Sax, Gene Bujnovski – Bass, John Rozum – Drums, Erwin Chandler – Piano The Erwin Chandler Quartet returns to the Berks Jazz Fest in… Read more →
This 5 week class runs April 14 through May 12, from 7-8p.m. Cost is $55/$50 members. You do NOT need a partner to attend. You may register by calling 610-376-1576 or by clicking here. SW01-Swing Dance-Thursdays from 7-8pm
We are pleased to announce this year’s Yocum students who received Merit Scholarships through the Reading Musical Foundation. Merit Awards In 1971, the board of the Reading Music Foundation identified a need in the music community – scholarships for young musicians. Growing from a few offerings to more than 20 merit-based (audition ranked) scholarships, the program today helps Berks County… Read more →
Due to weather conditions, the Institute will open at NOON. Kindergarten and afternoon Preschool Discovery will be operating on normal hours.