Youth Art/Cooking

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Location Abbreviations


  • BRRC = Burns Road Recreation Center
    4404 Burns Road
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
  • Lakeside = Lakeside Center
    10410 North Military Trail
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

COOKING CLASSES



Kids Cooking Challenge


Calling all chefs! Palm Beach Gardens is hosting its first ever cooking class similar to popular TV programs! Each week we will have a delicious cooking lesson and then all ‘chefs’ will be given a mystery basket to explore and create fun and exciting recipes! Please bring a water bottle or drink. Food will be provided.*Due to common food allergies, parents will be required to sign a waiver to register for this program.
Code   Day  Date Time  R/NR Fee 
321801-1  Mon  Nov 6-Dec 18  4:30-5:30pm  $120/$150 
121806-1A  Mon  Jan 29-Mar 12  4:30-5:30pm  $120/$150 
121806-2A  Mon  Apr 2-May 7  4:30-5:30pm  $120/$150 

ART CLASSES



Clay Creations


Come play with clay and create pieces using coils, slabs, pinch pots and extrusions. Learn decorative techniques using textures and colorful glazes. Find out about greenware, bisqueware and the process of working with clay from start to finish! All supplies included.
  • Age: 8-11
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Walford Campbell
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
CANCELED Thu  Nov 2-Dec 21  4-5:30pm  $140/$175 
121207-1A  Thu  Jan 25-Mar 15  4:30-6pm  $160/$200 
121207-2A  Thu  Mar 29-May 17  4:30-6pm  $160/$200 

Kaleidoscope Kids


Pre-School aged children will have a blast exploring the world through multicultural crafts! Little artists will create African Masks with colored papers and found materials, learn about the Japanese Art of Gyo-taku (Fish Rubbing), make Mexican paper flowers and more! All supplies will be included.
  • Age: 3-5
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Melissa Weisz
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
311202-2A  Wed  Oct 25-Dec 20  3-3:45pm  $84/$105 
CANCELED Sat  Oct 21-Dec 16  10:45-11:30am  $96/$120 
111202-1A  Wed  Jan 17-Mar 14  3-3:45pm  $108/$135 
111202-1B  Sat  Jan 20-Mar 10  10:45-11:30am  $96/$120 
111202-2A Wed  Mar 28-May 23  3-3:45pm  $108/$135 
111202-2B  Sat  Apr 7-May 26  10:45-11:30am  $96/$120 

Master of the Week


Young artists will be introduced to a different master artist each week. After a brief lesson in art history, students will have the opportunity to create their own work of art in the style of the Master. The medium and materials will change each week. All supplies will be included.
  • Age: 6-10
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Melissa Weisz
Code  Day   Date  Time  R/NR Fee
321203-2A  Mon  Oct 23-Dec 18  3:15-4:15pm  $120/$150 
CANCELED Sat  Oct 21-Dec 16  9:30-10:30am  $120/$150 
121204-1B  Mon  Jan 22-Mar 12  3:15-4:15pm  $120/$150 
121204-1D  Sat  Jan 20-Mar 10  9:30-10:30am  $120/$150 
121204-2B  Mon  Apr 2-May 21  3:15-4:15pm  $120/$150 
121204-2D  Sat  Apr 7-May 26  9:30-10:30am  $120/$150 

Drawing for Kids


This course is designed for the elementary aged student. Each class will incorporate a different medium into a fun drawing project. Drawing mediums include pencil, charcoal, India ink and watercolor pencils. Students will explore still life drawing, perspective drawing, drawing animals, and more! All supplies will be included.
  • Age: 8-12
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Melissa Weisz
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
CANCELED  Wed  Oct 25-Dec 20  4-5pm  $120/$150 
121205-1A  Wed  Jan 17-Mar 14  4-5pm  $135/$169
121205-1B  Wed  Jan 17-Mar 14  5:15-6:15pm  $135/$169 
121205-2A  Wed  Mar 28-May 23  4-5pm  $135/$169 
121205-2B  Wed  Mar 28-May 23  5:15-6:15pm  $135/$169 


Wired! One Day Workshops 

Valentine’s Day & Spring Themed Fun
Work with wire, beads and other elements to make crafty creations. Wire projects will be inspired by ‘Streetwires’: an organization of artisans in Cape Town, South Africa that create and design unique beaded sculpture. 
  • Age: 8-13
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Martine Lipnitzky
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
121204-2C Sat Feb 10 1-3pm $20/$25
121204-3C  Sat  Apr 7  1-3pm  $20/$25 

Ceramics – All Levels Welcome


Discover the ceramic artist in you. Learn both hand building and wheel work while receiving individualized attention. Create, play and imagine in clay. Initial clay and glaze fees included. Each additional 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze is $20. 
  • Age: 12+
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Walford Campbell
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
131307-1A Thu  Jan 25-Mar 15 6:15-8:45pm $240/$300
131307-2A  Thu  Mar 29-May 17  6:15-8:45pm  $240/$300 

Art Enrichment


Students will learn and develop their skills in drawing, painting, and mixed media & acquire some sculptural skills. Using a variety of media this course is designed to bring out the creative talent in your artist.  The class will also help to enhance the necessary skills and understanding needed for students who are interested in auditioning for the Visual Department for BAK Middle School of the Arts.  11”x14” mixed media pad, a folder, ebony pencils and eraser are required. No classes February 19
  • Age: 3rd- 5th grade
  • Location: BRRC    
  •  Instructor: Trina Burks
Code   Day Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
121204-1A  Mon  Jan 22-Mar 12  6-7:30pm  $105/$131 
121204-2A  Mon  Apr 2-May 21  6-7:30pm  $120/$150 
Canceled Classes
Many classes are canceled due to low enrollment. If you are interested in taking a class that has been canceled, please email the Recreation Division or call 561-630-1100 and put your name on a list to let us know that you are interested in that class. Once we have enough people to hold the class, we will try to restart that class.