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Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center offers virtual learning pods for middle school students

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Posted at 5:04 PM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 17:04:25-04

RICHMOND, Va. --The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen (CACGA) will provide virtual learning hubs for middle school students to participate in learning and art enrichment activities.

Registration for the CACGA’s learning hub space is open online or at 804-261-ARTS. The program is an 8-week program beginning on Monday, September 14 and ending on Friday, November 6. Dates may be extended until December 30 if school openings are further delayed. The fee for the program is $100 per week. Upon registration, payment is required for the first and last week of the program.

At the end of the virtual school day, students will have the opportunity to participate in visual arts, performing arts, and outdoor activities including drawing, painting, animation, theater, yoga, gardening, and more. Staff and supplies for activities will be provided by the Cultural Arts Center.

Virtual learning will begin at the time designated by the student’s home school. Groups of a maximum of 10-12 students will stay together with the same adult monitor throughout the school day and will not mix with other student groups.

Students will be required to wear face masks, remain 6 feet apart, and will not share materials or supplies.

Beginning on Monday, September 14, registered students may be dropped off between 7:15 and 7:45 a.m. Students will be required to bring lunch and snacks, a laptop, headset, and school supplies. Students then must be picked up by 5:30 pm.

Students will be screened for symptoms upon arrival and throughout the day. If any students show symptoms at any time during the day, they will be isolated in a separate room and a parent or guardian will be contacted for pick-up.

For more information, please contact Cindy Rinker at artsoutreach@artsglenallen. To register, please call 804-261-ARTS or visit