Seasonal Programs
Most of our programs are free of charge, but donations are most welcome to keep them going! Please inquire whether spots are available in our programs.

This free class is available for people wanting to learn to play the accordion instrument. Instruments are available at Centro, but we welcome students to bring their own. Our instructor works with one to two students at a time on Saturday mornings, as per individual scheduling upon registration. We encourage adults and children to apply!

  • Saturdays (Morning Instruction)
  • 12-Years-Old & Up

Principles of Peace Children's Classes

This free class is offered twice a month where children are invited to learn about universal virtues, hear stories with positive and uplifting messages, play group games, and create art. This activity is sponsored by the Baha'i Community of San Marcos, Texas.

  • Saturdays
  • 6 to 11-Year-Olds
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ballet Folklorico

This free youth ballet folklorico class teaches several traditional "folk" dances from various regions in Mexico. We welcome boys and girls to learn these beautiful dances! (Adult classes are not yet available.)

  • 6-Year-Olds & Up
  • Beginners: Thursdays at 5:30 PM
  • Advanced: Tuesdays at 6:30 PM

Children's ArtSpace
This free children's art class explores the many different ways one can be creative and imaginative. Each class is different and exciting! (Students are divided into 3 age groups for classes on Thursdays and Fridays.)

  • Tuesdays, 6 - 7:30 PM: Family Art Nights
  • Thursdays, 5 - 6 PM: 3 to 9-Year-Olds
  • Fridays, 5 - 6 PM: 3 to 12-Year-Olds

Youth Piano
This low-cost option is available for weekly scheduling. Our instructor works one-on-one with beginners and with more advanced students teaching them this great art! (Scholarships are available--inquire administrative office.)

  • Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays (afternoon instruction)
  • Saturdays (morning instruction)
  • 6-Year-Olds & Up

After-School Tutoring
In collaboration with SMCISD, we offer free tutoring for children in 3rd, 4th,  5th, and 6th grade twice a week. Be sure to sign in the tutoring log!

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 - 5:30 PM

FAMA Tutoring
The Future Aerospace-Engineers & Mathematicians Academy offers free tutoring at Centro. Just remember to have your students bring in their homework!

  • Wednesdays & Fridays at 4PM

Summer Children's Camp Olé
This children's camp is coordinated by Centro. We involve reading, mind & body movement, art, and fun into the daily schedule!

  • Tuesdays - Fridays
  • Registrations are by camp sessions
  • 6-Year-Olds & Up

Summer Children's ArtSpace Classes

  • Tuesdays - Fridays
  • Registrations are by camp sessions & age groups
  • 3 - 13-Year-Olds

Summer FAMA Middle School Camps
The Future Aerospace-Engineers & Mathematicians Academy (funded by NASA) offers hands-on learning camps at Centro, open to SMCISD students.

  • Registrations are by camp sessions & grade levels


Application for Centro's Programs must be submitted for admission. One application per student & per program, please.


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