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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Home School Program
Full, Waitlist Available
Rachel Egelston
19F-HMS-0005
Aug 22, 29
Sep 12, 19, 26
Oct 3, 10, 17
1:00 PM-2:30 PM


Member $ 105.00 | Non-Member $ 155.00
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Ages 5-13
This class is a perfect way to pique your child’s creative interest. Art allows children to express their ideas and concepts visually and leads to a balance in their development. Children are encouraged to engage in both traditional and non-traditional art projects in a variety of media and techniques while exploring their diverse roots and experiences through art. Areas covered are clay, painting, printmaking, drawing, and sculpture. Some of the featured projects this session are clay selfies, arpilleras paperclip felting, and guilded pinch pots. Projects will vary from other sessions to accommodate returning students. All materials provided.

Full, Waitlist Available


School's Out Day Camp

Rachel Egelston
19A-SOCA-0004
Sep 16, 17
Oct 14, 15, 16
Dec 2
Jan 6, 7
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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After School Program: Wednesdays (Ages 5-8) - Session 2

Rachel Egelston
19F-AS-0019
Sep 25
Oct 2, 9
3:30 PM-5:00 PM


Member $ 55.00 | Non-Member $ 70.00
Welcome to the wonderful world of art! Afterschool series is geared toward any child who loves to draw, paint, and use a variety of material. Join in the fun! All materials provided.  

Session 2: Sept 25, Oct 2, Oct 16: Art from around the world, Gyotaku (fish printing), African mud painting, Swedish color drawing, pottery from Mexico




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

Rachel Egelston
19F-AS-0033
Sep 27
Oct 4, 11, 18
4:30 PM-6:00 PM


Member $ 55.00 | Non-Member $ 70.00
Welcome to the wonderful world of art! Afterschool series is geared toward any child who loves to draw, paint, and use a variety of material. Join in the fun! All materials provided.  
Session 2: Sept 27-Oct 18: Art meets Science (clay), Japanese Suminagashi, painting on canvas