Kids' & Teen Art Classes
Interactive Art education for kids and teens
Art and writing classes for kids and teens with individual attention, skilled instructors and fun individual and team projects. We intentionally keep classes small so register now. Interested in a class that has started? Send an email or give us a ring to find out if it's still possible to attend. Often times it is!
Classes for Kids
DRAWING I (Ages 9-12)
Mondays| 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | November 6, 13, 27. December 4, 11, 18. (No class November 20th/Thanksgiving week)
Tuesdays| 3:45-4:45 | Six Weeks | November 7, 14, 28. December 5, 12, 19. ( No class November 21/Thanksgiving week)
$102.00 (all supplies included)
Does your child love to draw, but needs to learn the basic principles? This easy-going class does just that. Kids practice drawing with a focus on line, form, shape, value, space, and texture - the elements to art. An emphasis on art vocabulary, materials, and tools. Instructors: Mondays: Kristen Solecki. Tuesdays: Jaclyn Williams. **Most Drawing 1 students will need to take Drawing l for several months before advancing to Drawing 2.
DRAWING II (Ages 10-14)
Mondays| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | November 6, 13, 27. December 4, 11, 18. (No class November 20th/Thanksgiving week)
In this more advanced drawing class, students focus on creating artwork that can be included in personal portfolios. An increase knowledge of drawing principles, drawing techniques, and self-critiquing are the elements of this six-week intensive. Students enrolling in this class should have a strong understanding of drawing principles or have previously taken Drawing I for several months. Instructor: Kristen Solecki
Doodling (Grades 6th-9th)
Wednesdays | 5:00-6:15 | ON-GOING | November 1, 8, 15, 29. December 6, 13, 20. (No doodle sessions: October 25th or Nov. 22nd/Thanksgiving week)
$70.00 (You don't have to sign-up for our open doodle sessions. Just drop-in for $10.00 each week at the door.)
Life gets busy, even for kids. Have your child come "chill out" for an hour with teens who love art as much as your son or daughter. This class is all about freedom to create at your own pace, in your own style and in an inviting art studio. A place where art kids can connect with each other as they work. Creatives will doodle, cartoon, scribble, or draw. They get feedback from the instructor only if they seek it. Awesome art supplies and tools are provide for everyone. It's ten bucks to drop in and chill out.
Portfolio Preparation & Teen Open Studio (5th-9th Graders)
Tuesdays| 5:00-6:30 | Six Weeks | November 7,14, 28. December 5, 12, 19. ( No class November 21/Thanksgiving week)
$201.00 (All supplies included) (5 spots left)
Area magnet and private schools will begin the process of selecting 2018-2019 art students in February. We're here to help students and parents map that maze. Students will work independently on portraits, landscapes, or still life. The goal of the class is to have students produce two to four "portfolio-worthy" pieces of artwork. Teen artists not applying to an art school are welcome to attend as well so individual art guidance and instruction.
Drawing (ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel) and Mixed Media (paper, collage, ink, digital images) will be this session's focus. This class is limited to 8 students. Students work at their own pace and skill level.
CRAFTING (Ages 9-13)
Wednesdays | 4:00-5:00 | November 8, 15, 29. December 6, 13, 20. (No class Nov. 22nd/Thanksgiving week)
$126.00 (All supplies included)
Come craft with Colleen! Each week students will create cool crafts and learn the technique behind them. Students will become familiar with different crafting tools and materials. Instructor: Colleen McFarlin
FASHION DRAWING & DESIGN (Ages 10+)
Wednesdays | 5:15-6:15 | November 8, 15, 29. December 6, 13, 20. (No class Nov. 22nd/Thanksgiving week)
$120.00 (All supplies included)
Have a child who is a future fashionista or clothing designer? Students learn fashion design throughunique weekly projects. Design and drawing are the elements of this class. Instructor: Colleen McFarlin.
DRAWING FOR TEENS (14+)
Mondays | 6:30-8:00pm | Six-weeks | November 6, 13, 27. December 4, 11, 18. (No class November 20th/Thanksgiving week)
$162.00 (All materials provided)
*Note this class is an adult drawing class which teens (14+) are welcome to join.
We're fond of saying at CAMP - you must know the rules, before you can break them. Most art relies on drawing principles so come spend Monday evenings with instructor, Kristen Solecki, and fine-tune your drawing skills. An array of techniques and tools are provided to help you develop or enhance your artistic style. Drawing experience preferred with teen students. Students work at their own level of expertise with guidance from the instructor.
MIX IT UP! (Ages 5-7)
Thursdays | 3:45-4:45 | Six Weeks | November 9, 16, 30. December 7, 14, 21. (No class November 23rd/Thanksgiving)
Amy Sargent's class is the perfect introduction to the principles of art for our youngest artists. Students become familiar with well-known artists as they explore various mediums such as painting, mixed-media, and sculpture. Students leave with an array of different art. This class is hands-on with an emphasis on creativity and style. Instructor: Amy Sargent.
MIX IT UP! (Ages 8-9)
Mondays | 3:45-4:45 | Six Weeks | November 6, 13, 27. December 4, 11, 18. (No class November 20th/Thanksgiving week)
Our most popular class is back! Come mix it up this fall. We'll explore various mediums such as painting on different materials, paper and mixed-media collage, and ink and charcoal drawings. A wonderful way to expose your child to different forms of art. Get ready to mix it up, have some fun and create amazing original art. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
MIX IT UP! (Ages 10-12)
Mondays | 5:00-6:00 | Six Weeks | November 6, 13, 27. December 4, 11, 18. (No class November 20th/Thanksgiving week)
Mix it Up! for the older crowd. We take the same class and step it up a notch by incorporating standard art principles, vocabulary, and themes in student's work. Our focus is on painting on different materials, paper and mixed-media collage, and ink and charcoal drawings. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
SCULPTURE (Ages 9-12)
Tuesdays | 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | November 7, 14, 28. December 5, 12, 19. (No class November 21st/Thanksgiving week.)
Yep, I put this on the calendar because it's one of my favorite classes to teach. Kids use their imaginations to create unique one-of-a-kind sculptures. We'll work in modeling clay, air-dry clay, wire and wood, then sneak in a little paper and metal. Our focus is on design and construction then we give our structures artistic aesthetics. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
CREATIVE BUILDING (Ages 9-12)
Tuesdays| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | November 7, 14, 28. December 5, 12, 19. (No class November 21st/Thanksgiving week.)
Does your child love to build things? Design imaginary cities or structures? Or tinker with objects to make them work differently? In this six-week workshop, students not only tap into their creativity, they must successfully master the principles of weight and balance in design. Their creations might look amazing, but can they stand upright? Hang from the ceiling? Or shift in the wind? Building is also an experiment. All supplies included. Instructor: Kathleen Fox (who really designed this class so she could build cool stuff, too!)
POTTERY NIGHT FOR KIDS - Ornaments
Friday | November 10th | 5:30-7:00 | Holiday Ornaments | Ages 8+
Just in time to decorate the tree! Kids create four original holiday ornaments while they learn slab and coil, mix glazes and become familiar with ceramic tools and terms. All ornaments will be fired and back in time for gift giving. Instructor: Liv Antonecchia
FAMILY POTTERY NIGHT - Holiday Ornaments or a Holiday Plate
Friday | December 8th | 5:30-7:00 | 3 Ornaments or small plate | Multi-generational class
$30.00 per person SOLD OUT
Spend an evening together making pottery. In this multi-generational class granddaughters work with grandmas or aunts. Moms create pottery with sons and daughters. Dads and uncles get creative mixing glazes. Even best friends and neighbors (who let's face it, are family) can get in on the class. Bring your favorite family member(s) and come make original ceramic art for the holidays. Art will be back in time for gift giving. Kids must be accompanied by an adult for this class. Instructor: Liv Antonecchia
YOUNG AUTHORS (Ages 7-9)
Thursdays| 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | November 9, 16, 30. December 7,14, 21 (No class November 23rd/Thanksgiving)
A must for any young writer or “want to be” writer. Children will explore words, themes, plots, characters, and story formats in this unique writing experience. Writers learn to craft their own styles. We'll put original stories in accordion, clue, and micro-books. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
YOUNG AUTHORS (Ages 10-13)
Thursdays| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | November 9, 16, 30. December 7,14, 21. (No class November 23rd/Thanksgiving)
A must for any young writer or “want to be” writer. Children will explore words, themes, plots, characters, and story formats. We'll also discuss characteristics of genres. Writers learn to craft their own style. With older students, we’ll also review publishing possibilities and contests. Great support for creative writing portfolios. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
EXPLORATION IN MIXED MEDIA (High School/Adults)
Saturday, October 14th |10:00 am - 3:00pm
$75.00 - All supplies provided ( 4 spots left)
Come learn the basics of mixed media and create your very own original work of art. Jaclyn Williams guides you in a fun, relaxed, step-by-step setting. Everyone walks away with a whimsical and inspiring piece of art that can be hung on the wall. All supplies provided. Bring a bag lunch.
PAINTING & Drawing (Ages 8-10)
Thursday| 4:00-5:00 | Six Weeks | November 9, 16, 30. December 7,14, 21. (No class November 23rd/Thanksgiving)
Come spend this fall learning how to draw, watercolor and acrylic paint. We'll start with the principles of painting then apply those principles to canvas, wood, and paper. The classes focuses on both realistic and abstract. Kids produce several works of art - so get your walls ready! Instructor: Jennifer Fallon
PAINTING (Ages 11-14)
Thursday| 5:15-6:15 | Six Weeks | November 9, 16, 30. December 7,14, 21. (No class November 23rd/Thanksgiving)
This class for older students focuses on learning how to draw and paint. with watercolor and acrylic. We'll start with the principles of drawing and then use watercolor and acrylics to apply those principles to canvas, wood, and paper. The classes focuses on both realistic and abstract as well. In this course, students will also apply paint using non-traditional tools, learn how to apply texture to a painting, and gain a stronger understanding of color. Instructor: Jennifer Fallon
DAUGHTERS & DADS (ages 11+)
Friday, November 17th| 6:30-8:00
$35.00 (for two to attend - one daughter, one dad)
This entertaining evening teams daughters up with their dads. Expect plenty of laughter as father-daughter duos create non-traditional artwork together. And just so you know - no art experience is required - everything your team creates is product-driven. How you get there is where the fun happens. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
*We love all daughters, but the art projects for this class are especially made for the over eleven crowd.