​$10 discount for early registration. To receive this discount for Summer 2017, registration must be complete and paid by May 31st. This allows teachers enough time for planning and preparation of any necessary materials. Participants signing up after that point will be accommodated if space is available.

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: 6/17-8/19 (9 classes)
No class 7/1
Time: 10:30am-noon
Cost: $251


(Early Registration Discount for Spring Term classes has expired.)

Hands-On Art   (2nd-5th grade)   NEW!!    
Instructor: Jennifer Doherty
This class is for students who like to work with their hands to create both 2D and 3D art.  Sculpt, draw, build, paint, and produce your own distinct creations.  Mixed media will delight all to experiment in new and exciting ways.  All supplies included and plenty of fun!
When: 4/3-6/5 (9 classes)
No class: 5/29
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $261

Draw, Paint, Print, Sculpt!   (3rd-6th grade)
Instructor: Juliette Zielke
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: 4/4-6/13 (10 classes)

No class: 6/6 
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: 4/5-6/7 (9 classes)
No class 5/10
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $261

Fashion Project (4th-8th grade)                                     
Instructor: Jennifer Doherty
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 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: 4/6-6/8 (8 classes)
No class 4/20, 5/11
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $239


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: 4/7-6/2 (7 classes)
No class: 4/14, 4/21
Time: 4:30-5:45pm 
Cost: $207


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: 4/8-6/3 (7 classes)
No class 4/15, 4/22
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm 
Cost: $217

Youth Classes and Camp

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. 

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: 6/12-6/16    
Week 2: 6/19-6/23     
Week 3: 6/26-6/30    
Week 4: 7/10-7/14     
Week 5: 7/17-7/21 
Week 6: 7/24-7/28    
Week 7: 7/31-8/4      
Week 8: 8/7-8/11

We make every effort to keep our camp tuition affordable and have not had a price increase since 2015, therefore we can not offer an Early Registration Discount for Summer Camp.

Youth Classes & Summer Camp

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.