Youth Art

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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
Instructor helping a boy work with clay on the potter's wheel

ART CLASSES



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. Required materials: 11”x 14” mixed media pad, a folder, ebony pencils and eraser. 
  • Age: 3rd - 5th grades
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Trina Burks
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
221202-1  Tue  Jun 13-Aug 8  6:30-8pm  $120/$150 

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 
321207-1B Thu  Sep 14-Oct 26 4-5:30pm $140/$175

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 
331307-1B  Thu  Sep 14-Nov 16  6-8:30pm  $300/$375 

Middle School Art Audition Prep


Grade school and home-schooled children wishing to prepare for local arts school programs will gain from this class designed to create art projects for audition requirements.  Students will also be drilled in the kinds of exercises they may expect at time of audition.  This is a great course for students who are passionate about the visual arts and motivated to improve their skills. Supplies needed: Bound sketchbook, ebony drawing pencils, and an eraser.  
  • Age: 4th & 5th grade     
  • Location: BRRC
  • Instructor: Trina Burks
  • No class November 20  
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
321204-C  Mon  Sep 11-Dec 18  6-7:30pm  $210/$263 
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.