Week of the Young Child slated for April 20

The United Way of Blair County, in cooperation with the Family Resource Center, announces the annual Week of the Young Child Celebration, to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at the Penn State Altoona Adler Gym.

This free celebration involves area early learning and community agencies, clubs and businesses that care about improving the lives of children and their families. Free activities, information and fun will be provided.

The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the world’s largest early childhood education association, with local, state, and regional affiliates. The WOYC was first established in 1971 and the local celebration has occurred since 2004.

For more information, call the United Way of Blair County at 944-0884.

Altoona Week of the Young Child Celebration

April 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Penn State Altoona Adler Athletic Complex

3000 Ivyside Drive, Altoona, PA 16601


April is the Month of the Young Child Agora Cyber Charter School will celebrate young children and early childhood education alongside United Way of Blair County and many other community and early education organizations. The free event is for young children and parents and will include hands-on activities and exhibit tables.

The early years are important to a child’s later academic and social success. The celebration provides parents of young children the opportunity to learn more about the importance of early childhood education and quality care programs.

Agora is pleased to provide a FREE, fun, and educational activity at this event. Bring your pre-school through early elementary aged child/children out to learn and play with us as we explore, examine, discuss, and create growing things! In the process, you will experience our award-winning K curriculum, see what early education is like for cyber school students, and meet some of our fantastic teachers and family coaches!