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Youth Art Classes

Block Printing - Fun with Inking

Learn the beautiful technique of  block (relief) printing in this workshop.  Acquire all the skills needed to create and enjoy making your own hand-pulled prints.

All Levels

Dates & Times

May 12, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Cartooning & Caricatures Camp

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows young artists to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. Campers will follow along on a step by step basis to draw some favorite characters as well as create their own characters and write and draw their own stories.


PLEASE NOTE: August session is 1-3pm not 10am-12pm as listed in the catalog. 

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 23-Jul 27, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 20-Aug 24, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Cartooning for Kids

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows young artists to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. Students will follow along on a step by step basis to draw some favorite characters as well as create their own characters and write and draw their own stories.


All Levels.

All supplies provided.

Dates & Times

Mar 12-Apr 16, Mondays 4-5:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Ceramic Bugs & Creatures

Description coming soon!

Dates & Times

August 20, Monday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic People/Animal Bowls

Description coming soon!

Dates & Times

August 6, Monday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Tidepool with Melted Glass

Make a beautiful treasure. Everyone loves to look at sea life in a tidepool and this is your time to create your own. Students will learn to create the bowl and sea animals using basic clay hand building techniques.

Dates & Times

July 16, Monday 11-2 am
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing & Painting Animals Camp

Painting and drawing animals is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these creatures to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of animals doing what they do best- running, jumping, flying, swimming, etc.

Dates & Times

Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Sea Creatures Camp

Painting and drawing sea creatures is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these animals to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of sea life like sea horses, octopi, sea lions, shrimp, blowfish etc!

Dates & Times

Aug 6-Aug 10, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing Camp

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in this class.

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 16-Jul 20, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#3: Aug 20-Aug 24, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing for Kids

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in this class. We will be working in several drawing media and will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. in this exciting class! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to acheive beautiful finished projects!


All supplies included in cost of class.

Dates & Times

May 20-Jun 24, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Fantasy and Sci Fi Creatures Camp

Explore the fascinating world of fantasy creatures in this exciting new class! We will depict Dragons, Dinos, Mecha, Monsters, Robots, Elves, Gnomes, Trolls, Shape- Shifters, Mutants, Clones, Giant Insectoids, Animal- Creature Hybrids, Multi- Creature Hybrids, and all the amazing things they do! Running, flying, swimming, battling foes, rescuing heroes, breathing fire, etc,!

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 6-Aug 10, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Kids' Painting

Acrylics are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone! 

Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Registration includes all supplies.

Dates & Times

#1: Sun, 3/11 - 4/22 (skip 4/1), 12:30-2:30pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Jul 8-Aug 12, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Painting Camp

Acrylic paints are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Pine Needle Basket Weaving - Intermediate

Expand your design ideas by learning how to incorporate "windows", snake wraps, beads and decorative stitches to your pine needle basket designs. Get individual help with your own design.

Dates & Times

#1: June 16, Saturday 10:30-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

#2: August 25, Saturday 10:30-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Summer Art Camp

Joint the fun for five fantastic days of art making! In this art camp, your child will explore drawing and painting with fine art mediums including watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil and ink!

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Jul 30-Aug 3, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Zentangle 101

Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal wellbeing.

Dates & Times

May 19, Saturday 2-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Sara Harlan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio