Youth Classes

Youth Programming is updated frequently and has options for children ages 5-12. All classes address Colorado Model Content Standards for visual arts. Children learn invaluable lessons through art-making, experimentation, and the power of creativity. For any programming questions please call 243-7337 x 2 or email info@gjartcenter.org.

Need-based scholarships are available. To apply, you must provide a completed scholarship application prior to registering. Applications must include all applicable financial and tax documentation. See our Scholarship Page for more information.


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School's Out Day Camp

Rachel Egelston
19A-SOCA-0004
Dec 2
Feb 17
Mar 12, 13
May 21, 22
8:30 AM-4:00 PM


Entire Series:
Member $ 286.00 | Non-Member $ 351.00

Price per Series:
Member $ 22.00 | Non-Member $ 27.00
Experience an entire day of in-depth art exploration! Projects range from drawing, painting, sculpture, process art, and more, through hands-on learning. Each day has open-ended creative exploration with art instruction. Children enjoy learning, exploring, observing, and creating in an inclusive and inspiring environment. Students are asked to bring a lunch, snack, and water bottle. All materials provided. 

Sept 16: Play with color – edible color wheel, acrylic paint pouring, Jackson Pollock 

Sept 17: Discover the art side of LEGOS, how to draw with depth, watercolor  

Oct 14: Different STEAM-related projects 

Oct 15: “Project Runway” challenge – students will create a wearable piece of clothing item from what they find in their mystery bag. 

Oct 16: Get ready for the Halloween season; celebrate the release of “Addams Family” movie with arts and crafts





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Home School Program

Rachel Egelston
19A-HMS-0210
Nov 21
Dec 5, 12
1:00 PM-2:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 130.00

Let your imagination soar! This class encourages creative thinking through a variety of mediums, including collage, paint, clay, pastel, and found objects. Students will explore the building blocks of art (color, line, texture, shape, and composition) and new ways to see and express the world around them. People, animals, landscapes, architecture, and the work of renowned artists will serve as sources of inspiration. This course is designed for students to have fun while learning about art. Projects will vary from other sessions to accommodate returning students. All materials provided.




Fall Break Day Camp

Rachel Egelston
19A-YDC-0022
Nov 25, 26, 27
8:30 AM-4:00 PM


Entire Series:
Member $ 66.00 | Non-Member $ 81.00

Price per Series:
Member $ 22.00 | Non-Member $ 27.00

Monday, Nov 25: Inspired by artist Andy Warhol, students will design a label and attach it to a food can. These cans will be donated to the homeless shelter. They will also create a mixed media cornucopia, thankful tree, and pinecone animals.

Tuesday, Nov 26: Let’s get crazy! Fly swatters, marbles, pendulums, painting with frozen paint, and more 

Wednesday, Nov 27: Lego™ sculpture, how to use your art materials the proper way, artist trading cards





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After School Program: ART FOR KIDS - Wednesdays (Ages 5-8) - Session 2

Rachel Egelston
19A-AS-0122
Dec 4, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Member $ 45.00 | Non-Member $ 60.00

This multimedia program is designed to inspire students’ imaginations and discover their artistic potential while having a great time in the process. These ongoing sessions offer an evolving curriculum.

Session 2: Dec 4-18 (3 weeks)
Clay sculptures, secret homemade gifts to give, how to build a painting




After School Program: ART FOR KIDS - Fridays (Ages 8-12) - Session 2

Rachel Egelston
19A-AS-0179
Dec 6, 13, 20
4:30 PM-6:00 PM


Member $ 45.00 | Non-Member $ 60.00

This multimedia program is designed to inspire students’ imaginations and discover their artistic potential while having a great time in the process. These ongoing sessions offer an evolving curriculum.

Session 2: Dec 6-20 (3 weeks)
Curating an Exhibition. Students will decide an exhibition theme and create one or more works of art to support their theme using the medium of their choice. The finished exhibition will be installed at St. Mary’s Hospital Pavilion in January. Artwork will be returned to students in February. Students will also have the opportunity to work with clay in this session.




Holiday Break Day Camp

Rachel Egelston
19A-YDC-0045
Dec 23, 26, 27, 30, 31
Jan 2, 3, 6, 7
8:30 AM-4:00 PM


Entire Series:
Member $ 198.00 | Non-Member $ 243.00

Price per Series:
Member $ 22.00 | Non-Member $ 27.00

Live animals are coming to The Art Center! Holiday Break Day Camp offers participants the opportunity to draw a series of visiting animals and engage in additional art instruction and activities.

Monday, Dec 23: Visiting Animal - Harley the Pomeranian. Create a Star Wars lightsaber, Death Star art drawing techniques

Thursday, Dec 26: Visiting Animal – Picasso (turtle); soft sculptures, color theory, art in the style of James Rizzi

Friday, Dec 27: Visiting Animals – Splinter & Linguine (pet rats); watercolor, abstraction, one point perspective, oil pastels

Monday, Dec 30: Visiting Animal – Sweeney (duck); painting winter scenes, weaving a small wall hanging, collage animals

Tuesday, Dec 31: Visiting Animal – Patches (pygmy goat); Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Art Center – we will make Chinese drums, party hats, create our own “firework” explosion with paint, and celebrate with refreshments

Thursday, Jan 2: Visiting Animal – mourning dove; printmaking with winter themes, pastels, how to use colored pencil

Friday, Jan 3: Visiting Animals – Destiny & Augie (guinea pigs); aluminum foil sculpture, cartooning

Monday, Jan 6: Visiting Animal – TBA; STEAM - watercolor and oil, building with straws, integrated circle art

Tuesday Jan 7: Visiting animal – TBA; watercolor resist, recycle sculpture, Northern Lights chalk art





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