The 1912 Center collaborates with regional organizations to host a variety of activities for children, such as classes, music performances, and mock elections. They sponsor community art shows and are home to Friendship Hall, a drop-in center for people with disabilities and their care providers. Check out our website for upcoming events.
The Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center offers a Kids Area, Gift Shop, and Picnic Ground. At the Appaloosa Museum, visitors learn about the history of the Appaloosa horse, which is as unique and colorful as its coat pattern.
Bonkerz is excited to be serving the Palouse with their parent/guardian supervised indoor play center and birthday party venue located in Moscow, Idaho. With comfy parent seating and free wi-fi, kids are free to play all day on our play structure or in our play barn, play market, and play house or play in our different play stations including trains, dolls and dinosaurs. They have a designated play space for kiddos 2 and under as well as an awesome play space for kiddos over the age of 5. (Socks are a must for all patrons, and due to the various food allergies, we do not permit outside food or drink in our play center.)
Festival Dance is a non-profit performing arts organization that offers dance classes at locations in Moscow, Troy, and Genesee. They also present an annual family-friendly dance series called "Great Performances," numerous outreach performances by professional dance companies that are free for area schools, and a free in-school master class series called "Discover Dance".
The Kenworthy hosts a wide array of kid and family friendly activities including live theatre productions, free classic cartoons June-September, summer matinee movies June-August, and children's educational programs.
Ever wondered what it was like to live in Moscow during its earliest years? Come take a tour of the McConnell Mansion and you'll see first-hand what life was like in our community more than 100 years ago. Researchers of all ages are also welcome to explore our archives, located just across the street in the Centennial Annex. Historic photos and documents as well as artifacts provide primary source information about Latah County's past and are bound to inspire curiosity.
The Latah Trail is a county owned, linear park for non-motorized transportation and recreation. It is a 16 mile pedestrian/bicycle path from Moscow through Troy and into Bear Creek Canyon. The Latah Trail is ADA accessible for most of its length. It is open to all persons of all abilities and ages. It is open from dawn to dusk and is free to use. Volunteer opportunities exist for trail sweeping and weeding. Fun group rides can be organized to fit any age group and ability.
Discover the joy of music at Moscow Music Academy- the area's leading independent year-round music lesson provider on the Palouse. They offer private lessons, coaching and college prep for guitar, piano, drums, bass, ukulele, recorder, voice/singing, ensemble programs, and more for the young and young-at-heart! They teach beginners to advanced in a wide variety of musical styles. They hold two student showcases each year which are free and open to the public, as well as guest musician workshops and other activities. Call or visit them online to learn more or to enroll.
Children, mid-elementary school and up, are encouraged to attend our four annual concerts where they can read about the music being performed and experience a live performance. In addition, 2016-17 marks the second year of the PCS Children's Choir for singers in grades 4 - 7. By participating in the Children's Choir, the young choristers receive in-depth choral music instruction, not to mention having loads of fun!
P.E.G. offers gymnastics, tumbling and NinjaZone classes for children ages 18 mos-18 years. Birthday parties, Parent's Night Out, M.E. Time and Camps are also offered.
Regional Theatre of the Palouse produces kid and family friendly theatre. Their Performing Arts School trains artists through summer camp programs and workshop courses offered all year long. Community members are encouraged to audition and get involved on all levels as volunteers and arts supporters.
Rendezvous for Kids is a 2-day arts festival for children and takes place annually in Moscow's beautiful East City Park during the third week of July. Rendezvous for Kids offers children an opportunity to experience a multitude of artistic disciplines which can include music, drama, tie-dye, dance, painting, sculpture, and more. All art workshops are designed to be age appropriate and represent culturally diverse artistic media and genre.
The Idaho Vandals host a number of intercollegiate athletic events and camps throughout the year that are family friendly and entertaining. Summer camps available for kids of all ages and skill levels. For ticketed events, kids three and under get in for free and kids 4-17 receive discounted admission.
The Gallery offers ASAP, an After School Art Program, weekly arts activities for elementary age children, week-long Summer Art Camps, Saturday family-friendly docent led exhibit tours, and school-day tours for classes at all ages.
V7 Martial Arts offers various martial arts classes from Judo to Kickboxing for children ages 4 and up. Their classes promote teamwork, coordination, balance, agility, and respect. Each class starts with a warm up, followed by learning Judo positions, and ending with fun games. They are a year-round program and a great after-school activity!
The YMCA of the Palouse offers Elementary After School programs for children ages 5-12, as well as a Spring Break Day Camp and Summer Day Camp. They also operate Special Olympics Young Athletes, which is an early division Special Olympics program for children ages 2-7 with and without disabilities. This program fosters gross motor and social skills development through recreational activities.