Youth Programs

The CBA supports a number of programs for our bluegrass kids and plenty of opportunities for volunteers, including some opportunities for teens that would like to volunteer! To make donations online, click on the button below.

Kids on Bluegrass

The California Bluegrass Association is well known and acknowledged for our Kids on Bluegrass (KOB) programs. KOB has been emulated by festivals around the world including the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) annual event, the World of Bluegrass.


KidFest, a recreational program for children, is held during the CBA Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival each June in Grass Valley.

CBA Academy

See this page for answers to questions about the program, curriculum and activities.

Instrument Lending Library

Visit the Instrument Lending Library page for more information about how you can find an instrument for your child and how you can donate to the Library, or email the Kids Lending Library librarian, Randy January,

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