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 [email protected].

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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SAC May 25-29: Art Smarts

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0001
May 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Sculpture, printmaking, collage, drawing, and painting
  • Tomorrowland: how to change the world by using art
  • Learn how to build a painting
  • Mixed media projects
  • Community installation




SAC June 1-5: The Great Outdoors

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0002
Jun 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

Camp will be at The Botanical Gardens Wednesday, June 3

  • Clay coil-built planter complete with plant!
  • Nature Through Art: Pressing, drawing, painting, pastels, learn types of leaves and plants
  • Create collaborative: Andy Goldsworthy-style sculptures, garden art, suncatcher and windchimes
  • Discuss conservation groups such as Nature Conservancy and World Wildlife and do related art projects
  • Community installation




SAC June 8-12: STEAM

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0003
Jun 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Cyan printing and chlorophyll painting
  • Acrylic pouring with dish soap, milk marbling
  • Bottle space rocket, engineering challenges
  • What are your art materials made out of and how to make your own materials
  • Community installation




SAC June 15-19: Creativity

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0005
Jun 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Art Inspired by Children’s Books: “Design Your Own Monster,” “Zany Zentangles,” “Giving Shape to Shel Silverstein Poems”
  • Drawing and illustration projects, learn the art of storytelling
  • Create artwork on how I will change the world
  • Use color pencil, pastel, and watercolor
  • Community installation




SAC June 22-26: Animal Week Returns

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0007
Jun 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Learn how to draw visiting live animal models
  • Watercolor seascapes and aquatic fish and mammals
  • Create artwork like Laurel Birch cats and The Blue Dog
  • Collage animal faces and more…
  • Community installation




SAC June 29- July 3: Culture Week

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0009
Jun 29, 30
Jul 1, 2, 3
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Slab clay-built pagodas
  • Kumihimo bracelets
  • Japanese Art: origami, sumi-e ink wash painting, gyotaku fish printing, daruma wishing figurines, African mud, cloths, piñatas, Swedish color drawing
  • Celebrate 4th of July art and crafts




SAC July 6-10: Open Mic Week

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0011
Jul 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Performance art
  • Clay whistles, make a felt whistle bag
  • Ode to the Blue Man Group: create your own instruments
  • Making masks and puppets
  • Students will perform a concert on Friday, July 10, at 3:30pm.




SAC July 13-17: Grab your cape and escape to planet IMAagination

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0013
Jul 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Create your own superhero
  • Human Spirograph
  • Traditional drawing and creating a story board
  • Discover the amazing van Gogh, Picasso, and Hopper




SAC July 20-24: Discover the Art of Medieval Times

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0015
Jul 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Visiting knights will teach about their art of swordplay and do a dubbing ceremony with the students
  • Art and craft project from medieval times
  • View the art created during this period
  • Learn to draw the human figure and painting
  • Using primitive art equipment to create a drawing




SAC July 27-31: Construction and Design

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0017
Jul 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • At the Drive-in: collaborative art project using recycled cardboard to create cars, then pulling in to watch a movie and popcorn!
  • Art of Architecture: Pop-up houses, found-object buildings, drawing big community buildings
  • Robots, paper clay bugs
  • Aerial and one-point perspective




SAC August 3-7: “A Little of Everything”

Rachel Egelston
20U-SAC-0019
Aug 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
8:30 AM-4:30 PM


Member $ 110.00 | Non-Member $ 135.00

  • Clay
  • Paper bead making, paper making
  • Drawing, painting, oil pastels
  • Tie-dye bandanas
  • And more