About Centre


    Established over 45 years as YOUNG PIONEER’S PALACE (at the time state centres of non-formal education) during Soviet times, the organization was later incorporated into The Regional Centre For Children And Youth.

    The Centre is an organization that brings together community and local units working with children and young people across the Yaroslavl region and advocates for children by helping families to consider how best to ensure the balance of children's development through the experienced non-formal learning opportunities outside classroom.

    One of the objectives is to enhance strategic partnership work between research and methodological services and practical courses that deal directly with children and young people on a daily basis, by providing a variety of ways for such partnership.

    Children and young people realize their potential and have their achievements recognized and valued through participation in the regional, national and/or international competitions, contests, Forums and Conferences.There are six ensembles who recieved the title "Exemplary Children's collective".

    The staff and the students are delighted to have formed an integral part of joint programmes cooperation with more than 570 organizations and agencies across the Yaroslavl region, Russia, CIS and overseas institutions.

    In 2011 the Regional Centre For Children And Youth was awarded the quality mark "The best - to children". The Centre continues to work hard for its development: It won a prize "100 best enterprises and organisations of Russia 2014", the Centre also became "The best non-formal educational organization for children" laureate of the Russian Federation in 2015. 

    The Centre runs 340 educational groups accommodating in excess of 4200 children every year. There are five orientations such as that provide 74 different educational curricula.

    The Centre offers a number of practical, effective courses dedicated to developing and promoting non-formal learning opportunities for everybody. 


Technical Creativity Division provides

  • Computer course;
  • Computer Programming;
  • Film Production and TV;
  • Road Safety Awareness group;
  • Robotic and Engineering course;
  • Games workshop;
  • English club.

 Artistic and Aesthetic Division offers

  • Theatrical studio;
  • Choreography Dancing studio;
  • Art & Craft workshop;
  • Paint shop;
  • Dress Making and Sewing class;
  • Modern Dance course;
  • Fine Art studio;
  • Historical Reenactment club;
  • Creative Project studio;
  • Young Guide union.




 Environmental Education Division promotes
  • Project and research activity;
  • Environmental Activity & Ecological Enlightment;
  • Landscape Gardening proficiency class. 

 Sports Club "Arenal" supposes

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics;
  • Judo;
  • Wushu;
  • Karate;
  •  Orthotherapy.

 Choir Music Studio "Allegro" proposes 

  • Choir studio;
  • Solfeggio course;
  • Music Literature class;
  • Academic Vocal group;
  • Guitar club;
  • Accordion club.

Pop & Jazz Studio "A&B" suggests

  • Brass and Jazz Band;
  • Vocal-Instrumental Ensemble;
  • Guitar coaching;
  • Percussion Instrument coaching;
  • Brass Instrument coaching.




          Pre-school Education and Development
          Studio has groups that

  • Sensory Development games; 
  • Language Development activity;

  • Elementary Mathematical Basis; 
  • Motor and Coordination Development classes; 

  • Music Development course;

  • English Language teaching.



Methodological Services Division



Counceling Services and Psychological Aid








Everybody has the oppotunity to enter The Regional Centre For Children And Youth!

         We shall be delighted to hear from you:


          prospect  Dzerzhinskogo, 21

        Yaroslavl 150044  


         tel/ fax ( 007) 4852 550596

       e-mail  yarocdu@yandex.ru