Summer Art Camps and Classes (Scroll down for Fall)

​We are excited to offer our fun summer art camps again this year! Now 2-1/2 hours, 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: 9:00-11:30am

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: 1:00-3:30pm

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: $195/week, space is limited, so sign up soon.
8 Weeks, June 17th through August 16th  


Summer Discount 
$10 discount on any class when you register by May 15, 2019. If you know you're going to be taking class with us this summer, take advantage of this special discount- it helps us plan and it helps you save money! 
Use code spring adult class in the space provided on the left-hand side of the check out page.


Creative Studio (10-14 yrs, 5th-8th grade)                                                        
Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

This class is for students who love art and to work with their hands…topics will include drawing, painting, constructing, sculpting, modeling, and much more…wherever our imaginations take us! We will use a variety of media including watercolor and acrylic paint, clay, wood, metal, foam and recycled/upcycled objects. Students will be challenged each week with guided projects, but are encouraged to be curious and develop their own individual direction as well.  All supplies included.
When: 6/19-7/31 (7 classes)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $226

FALL CLASSES - registration begins July 18th

Fall Discount 
$10 discount on any class when you register by August 31, 2019. If you know you're going to be taking class with us this fall, take advantage of this special discount- it helps us plan and it helps you save money! 

Use code fall youth class in the space provided on the left-hand side of the check out page.


Drawing to Painting (8-10 yrs., 3rd-5th grades)
Instructor: Lyndsay Murphree
This class will help your artists develop drawing skills. Perspective, composition, shapes and shadows all come into play before you put paint on canvas. Artists will move into painting with that fundamental knowledge and learn color mixing and basic techniques to create their own paintings! 
When: 9/23-12/2 (10)
No class: 9/30
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $308

Draw, Paint, Print & Sculpt!   (8-12 yrs., 3rd-6th grades)
Instructor: Jude Bamshad
For either new or continuing students - new projects are always guaranteed! 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 fun art making.
When: 9/17-12/10 (12 classes)
No class: 10/8
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $358

Painting & Drawing (10-14 yrs., 5th-8th grade)                                                        
Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart
Starting with sketching and advancing to painting, students will learn how to plan, develop and create a finished piece using acrylic paint.
When: 9/18-12/11 (10 classes)
No class: 10/9, 11/6, 11/27
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Cost: $308

Pop-Up Art Studio (K-3rd grades--ages 5-8 yrs)
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: 9/20-12/13 (11 classes)
No class: 11/8, 11/29
Time: 4:30-5:45pm
Cost: $333

Saturday Morning Artists (2nd-5th grade, 7-11 yrs)                                                         
Instructor: Lyndsay Murphree
Explore the fun of drawing and painting in a variety of media. Faces, places, animals and nature--let your imaginations run free! This class is for students who love to draw, paint and learn new techniques.
When: 10/5-12/14 (7 classes)
No class: 10/19, 10/26, 11/9, 11/30
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Cost: $233

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