​The NSAL provides a creative, nurturing environment. Research shows that participation in the arts at a young age helps children in all areas of learning.


STEAM Art in the Studio (2nd-5th grade)

Instructor: Molly Dolkart 

​Art and design are poised to help students grasp more complicated concepts. Students will explore optical illusions, perform artistic experiments (such as making rainbow paper and slime), and get creative with geometric patterns and tessellations inspired by artists such as M.C. Escher! All supplies included and plenty of fun!
When: 4/2- 6/4 (9 classes)
No class: 5/28
Time: 4:30 – 6:00pm
Cost: $261


Draw, Paint, Print, Sculpt!   (3rd-6th grade)
Instructor: Lillian Johnston

Student artists will explore and express as they work with a variety of two and three dimensional art materials. As they create, students will learn about the elements and principles of design, composition, and some art history while doing lots of art making.
When: 4/3- 6/5 (10 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $283


Painting & Drawing (5th-8th grade)                                                      
Instructor: Juliette Zielke

Students will gain experience with drawing methods and materials as well as explore various painting techniques.  Skills will be taught and expression encouraged!  Beginning, continuing and experienced students all are welcome.
When: 4/4-6/6 (9 classes)

No class: 4/25
Time: 4:45-6:15pm
Cost: $261


Fashion Project (4th-8th grade)                         
Instructor: Katie Susko

Enjoy becoming a fashion designer.  This class is for students who love fashion and want to design clothing.  Students will be challenged each week with new inspirational ideas and a variety of drawing and craft materials.  Figure drawing, design, color, pattern, shape and designer techniques will make this class fun and challenge you to develop new style ideas of your very own while  creating  your own collection. All supplies included. 
When: 4/5- 5/31 (7 classes)

No class: 5/10, 5/24
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $217


Pop-Up Art Studio (K-2nd grades--ages 5-7 years)
Instructor: Susan Tecktiel

Using a variety of materials, young artists work on projects that encourage children to use their imagination as they draw, paint, sculpt, and make prints, collages and more. Each week
students will create a project inspired by a different artist.
When: 4/6- 6/8 (8 classes)
No class: 5/25, 6/1
Time: 4:30-5:45pm 
Cost: $229

Saturday Morning Artists (2nd-6th grade)                     
Instructor: Jennifer Doherty

Explore the fun of drawing and painting in a variety of media. Faces, places, animals and nature--let your imagination go! This class is for students who love to draw, paint and learn new techniques.
When: 4/7- 6/9 (8 classes)
No class: 5/26, 6/2
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm 
Cost: $234


We are excited to offer our fun summer art camps again this year! Our fabulous children’s art faculty is gearing up and planning creative projects exploring many varied mediums! Campers will experience the solid traditional mediums of drawing and painting, as well as learning new techniques and being exposed to new art skills. New projects each day – no repeats!

Sign up for one, two or more weeks.
We welcome our excellent summer art faculty!  Lillian Johnston and Sara Gmitro – professional art educators are with us this summer to give your child a great art camp experience!


Time: 9:00-11:00am
Campers will produce fun projects that will uncover their creativity and imagination. Using a wide variety of materials, projects will include painting, ink prints, fabric media, drawing, clay, watercolor, sculpture and much, much more.


Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Campers will work with a variety of media and processes including painting, drawing, printing, clay and more. Create independent original artwork in a fun supportive group environment.

Cost includes all materials, a snack and unlimited fun!

Cost: $185/week, space is limited, so sign up soon.

Week 1: 6/11 - 6/15   

Week 2: 6/18 - 6/22   

Week 3: 6/25 – 6/29   

Week 4: 7/9 – 7/13  

Week 5: 7/16- 7/20

Week 6: 7/23 – 7/27   

Week 7: 7/30 – 8/3 

Week 8: 8/6 – 8/10

Week 9: 8/13 – 8/17   


Youth Classes 

The NSAL provides a creative, nurturing environment-research shows that participation in the arts at a young age helps children in all areas of learning.

Youth Classes and Camp