See class descriptions below.
Adventures In Art
This very popular class is child driven and encourages imagination and creativity while working on many 3D projects.
Ceramics & Sculpture 101
Drawing isn’t for everyone. Some children prefer tactile projects and what better way to create them than out of clay, plaster, or other media. All clay pieces are fired and glazed in our kiln.
Ceramics & Sculpture 201
For those who love clay, continue the fun with this advanced ceramic class. Learn how to create more intricate pieces along with decorative techniques as well. All clay pieces are fired and glazed in our kiln.
Learn how to use artistic principles
to express your personality and
create your own style of art. Realism
and abstract art will be explored
using pencils, pastels, paint, ink, and
Art Journaling for Youth
This age can be tough! Come express
your emotions via journaling while
learning various art techniques
to enhance your thoughts and
If you like to tinker then
you’ll love this class. Use
everyday objects to build items
such as a marble run or a race car.
Each student will create
their own work of art on canvas using
any mediums desired. This class is great
for individually minded students who
prefer to do their own thing while in a
Drawing & Painting 101
This class is a great way either to learn
how to draw or to continue honing your
drawing skills. Students will learn basic
art principles and rules by exploring
with pencil, marker, paint, ink,
Elements of Art 101
This class is designed for those who
are serious about learning art but don’t
want to drive into the city to attend the
Art Institute. Projects are designed to
incorporate art principles such as line,
shading, pattern, perspective, color,
space, and more. No class on
3/5, 3/26, 5/14, 6/11.
Elements of Art 201
If art is your thing, then you’ll want to
continue to learn about art mediums
and art principles such as depth,
perception, and more. No Classes on
3/5, 3/26, 5/14, 6/11.
Everything Star Wars
The name says it all. We’ll draw, sculpt
and build everything Star Wars. May the
force be with us!
Experiments & Explosions
by doing fun,
projects such as: creating
bottle rockets, finding which
plane design shoots the
farthest when we drop it into
our Coke & Mentos formula, or
building egg crates and seeing
which ones worked.
Special Needs Art
For those with special needs
who will enjoy and benefit from
a smaller classroom setting.
Private Art Lessons
If you prefer one-on-one
art lessons, we can do that
too! Email Cathie Winnie, Art
Director, at cwinnie@nsymca.
org to find a date and time
that would work with your
schedule. (*Discounts and
specials do not apply
to this class.)