Young children love to create, explore and get messy! Mini Art Club is a drop-off art enrichment class for children in grades PreK-4 though 1st grade. Developing a better understanding of the use and care materials and the creative process with those materials is the focus of our class. This class is also a great way to give your child extra help fine motor skills associated with handwriting and other PreK, Kindergarten and First Grade readiness skills. Classes run August through May only.
$135 for a 4 week session.
Westshore Location Hours: 3:45-5:30
Gunn Location Hours: 3:45-5:30
The focus of Art Club for our 2nd-5th graders to have their own place and time to create and make whatever is on their mind, just like a real artist's studio! We use the Teaching for Artistic Behavior approach and let our emerging artists explore materials throughout the studio and choose how to best express their own ideas using the media of their preference to make artwork that is personally meaningful! We balance this time with art lessons provided by our staff so that our students can also increase their knowledge about art, art history, color theory and other creative strategies, techniques and media. Classes run from August through May only.
$150 for a 4 week session
Westshore Location Hours: 3:30-5:30
Gunn Location Hours: 3:45-5:45
Tinker Lab is our STEAM class that gives children opportunities to problem solve an invention, engineering or design challenge every 4 week session through tinkering, playing with/exploring materials and tools in our beautiful and stimulating studio. Children think like inventors, artists, engineers, scientists, authors, and directors. Classes run from November through May only.
$110 for a 4 week session
Westshore Location Hours: TBA
Gunn Location Hours: 2:15-3:30
Advanced Art Club
Just like our popular Art Club class, our Advanced Art Club class gives kids a chance to learn art techniques, skills and history and have some time to create something special independently. This is perfect for middle schoolers who have aged out of our Art Club class and want to keep coming to YBS. It is also great for creative kids who don't get to take art in school, or even kids who find making art a nice reprieve from the demands of middle school.
$135 for a 4 week session
Westshore Location Hours: 6:00-7:30
Gunn Location Hours: TBA
Pop In and Paint
Pop In and Paint at YBS! Come in and copy some of our sample paintings for inspiration, or just do your own thing! Great for parents who are homeschooling and want to keep the mess somewhere else too! A nice class for families who have multiple ages of children since they each can adapt their painting to their particular skill and development.
This is not a drop-off class, so a caregiver must stay for the time the child is at the studio.
Westshore Location Hours: Mondays 12:30-2:30
Gunn Location: TBA