ART PROGRAMS: Art Programs have the potential to help improve a student's memory and concentration skills, develop decision-making and critical thinking skills, enhance communication and listening skills, but also encourage focus and discipline.
This sculpture class will expose participants to a wide array of professional, quality art materials, giving them an opportunity to explore sculpture in a new and exciting way. Weekly lessons will be presented at class time, designed to give participants a starting point, the destination is up to them. Instructor: Olga Coronado
8 weeks Ages: 6-12 yrs. Days: Mondays Dates: 6/13-8/8 *No class 7/4 Time: 4:30-6:00 pm R/NR Fee: $45/$55 Location: Community Center Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance Min 6/Max 10 Code: 153106A
Say click and take a pic! If your child has the desire to learn more about photography, this class is for them!Each lesson is designed to teach students the basics of photography while allowing them to explore their own artistic style. Whether students have a DSLR, point and shoot, or a phone camera, they will be shown how to take clear concise pictures. *Students must bring a camera from home, if you need to borrow a camera please contact Olga at 708-749-4900 x 16. Instructor: Olga Coronado
8 weeks Ages: 8-12 yrs. Days: Wednesdays Dates: 6/15-8/3 Time: 4:30-6:00 pm R/NR Fee: $35/$45 Location: Community Center Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance Min 6/Max 10 Code: 153115A
Drawing & Painting
This class will present students with a weekly lesson in art and art history. The students will then adapt and transform the lesson to create works of art that are truly inspirational and personal. Multiple drawing and painting techniques and mediums will be covered during the 8 week timeline, giving participants the opportunity and freedom to explore the many options an artist has to choose from. Instructor: Sofia Zabawa
8 weeks Ages: 6-12 yrs. Days: Tuesdays Dates: 6/14-8/2 Time: 4:30-6:00 pm R/NR Fee: $45/$55 Location: Community Center Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance Min 6/Max 10 Code: 153103A
Mixed Media Masterpieces
In the art world there are no limits, so why limit yourself to one medium? In this class, students will have the opportunity to sculpt, collage, paint, draw, and more! Weekly lessons will be presented at class time, giving participants the opportunity to explore the wide world of mixed media art, where the only limitation is your imagination. Instructor: Sofia Zabawa
8 weeks Ages: 6-12 yrs. Days: Thursdays Dates: 6/16-8/4 Time: 4:30-6:00 pm R/NR Fee: $45/$55 Location: Community Center Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance Min 6/Max 10 Code: 153105A
Mini Master Artist
Mini Master Artist classes will give children the opportunity to learn all about a famous artist each week. We willthen learn their techniques and recreate one of their most famous pieces. By learning art history and new techniques, children will be inspired to become their own master artist. Instructor: Olga Coronado
8 weeks Ages: 6-12 yrs. Days: Fridays Dates: 6/17-8/5 Time: 4:30-6:00 pm R/NR Fee: $45/$55 Location: Community Center Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance Min 6/Max 10 Code: 153104A
Discover a world of inspiration and creativity at Art Camp! Classes are designed to encourage expression, imagination and nurture your budding artists creative side. The week long camp sessions will include field trips where we will explore multiple art techniques such as painting, drawing and sculpting.
Campers will receive a camp t-shirt (must be worn on all field trips), drawstring bag, and a lunch bag.
Camp Counselors are trained in First Aid, CPR, customer service and behavior management in order to provide a positive camp experience for all participants. North Berwyn Park District conducts background checks on all staff.
*Please bring a sack lunch and a beverage daily Pre-registration is required
10 Weeks Ages: 6-12 Days: Monday-Friday Dates: 6/6-8/12 *No camp 7/4 Time: 9:00am-3:00pm R/NR Fee: $104/$114 per week $15 late fee for registration made after the Register by date. Location: 1529 Harlem Ave. (former VFW) Register By: 1 week in advance of session on Monday Min 5/Max 20 Code: 153200A_J *Before and After Camp available see above
If your hectic schedule and limited space has prevented you from being creative, then our new drop in open studio hours are perfect for you! Simply purchase a punch card good for 5 visits from our front desk and drop in when the mood strikes. Basic materials for painting and drawing projects will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring materials from home as long as they are non-toxic and do not require specialized ventilation. Please see below for more information.
•While this is not an instructor lead class, each open studio session will be staffed by park district personnel who will assist the artists with materials and offer advice and guidance as needed.
•There will be a limit of 1 canvas per visit.
•Each person attending open studio hours must register for a punch card at the front desk before attending.
•Open Studio participants are able to store current projects at the studio, finished pieces must be taken home.
•Participants are expected to clean and put away any materials used, and clean up their work space before leaving.
•If no participants have arrived 45 minutes after the start of open studio hours, the park district reserves the right to close the studio for that session.
6 Weeks Ages: 14+ yrs. Day: Not available this session Dates: Not available this session Time: 6:30-8:00 pm R/NR Fee: $25/$30 for a 5 visit punch card Location: Community Center Min 6/Max 10 Code: 152000A
Nothing prevents a good program from running more than waiting until the last minute to register for it. Classes that have a low enrollment are generally cancelled approximately one week prior to the first meeting date. Please register for your programs as early as possible to avoid cancellations.