Our 46th year providing
An Ideal Approach to Education

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Mark your calendars to support The Youth Museum by attending our
2013 "BARBECUE IN THE WOODS" on September 14, 2013.
This is a fun evening with a great Barbecue meal, good music and our famous silent auction.
The event will happen rain or shine.
We hope to see you here!
Click on the "Barbecue in the Woods" tab above for more information.


The Youth Museum is a non-profit educational resource center offering children the opportunity to learn about significant historical, social, and cultural events through instructional activities which integrate arts and education while emphasizing personal involvement and participation.

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Our 2016 BARBECUE IN THE WOODS was held
on Saturday, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 and it was a very
successful fund raising project.

We thank those that attended and enjoyed Sam Huff's great barbecue and the spirited music of Peachtree Station. There was spirited bidding on the silent auction items and we greatly appreciate all the donations from our many
sponsors that contributed to the success of the evening.

The annual Barbecue in the Woods event is our major fund raising project
for the Youth Museum and provides funding that enables The Youth Museum to continue offering its programs to the many students/schools of the Metro area.

We have added on the Barbecue In The Woods page of this web site
a list of the Sponsors that made contributions/donations for this
event to enable the continued success of The Youth Museum.  

Our retiring Museum Director, Anita Barton, was honored for her 38 years
of service to The Youth Museum by a proclamation signed by
Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin declaring the day "Anita Barton Day". Anita
has been the face of the Museum for these many years and we all wish
her the best as she enjoys a well-earned retirement.



We have two new ways that donations can be made in support of the Youth Museum. We always appreciate your support.

NEW Youth Museum Donation Opportunities

Thru the Georgia Gives Day website:

Donations may be made at anytime by clicking on the link below and following the prompts. We may have a special day later in the year, however, that day serves as the online equivalent of a “telethon” when donors are encouraged to “donate to the nonprofit that means the most to you.” You do not need to wait for the special day. For more information on the program or to donate, click on the link below:

      For Amazon Smile

      Log in at www.smile.amazon.com

Select your nonprofit (Cobb County Youth Museum) which will be remembered every time you shop at Amazon.com.  The Amazon Smile Foundation will make a donation of 0.5% of your purchase price to your selected nonprofit.