Our Creative Arts department at the Geyer Family YMCA offers a wide variety of parent & child and child only classes. Creativity, exploration and fun are part of each class.
PARENT & CHILD
For your child’s safety, only one adult/one child per registration unless otherwise noted. Adult participation is required. For ages 18 months - 4 years.
Finger Paint & Play (PC)
Ages 18 months - 2.5 years
This class offers the perfect amount of stucture and open art creativity time! With a mixture of finger painting projects that will help develop your child's fine motor skills, the art will be yours to take home to display. With a combination of ample opportunity to get messy and explore textures, this class is the perfect masterpiece.
Once Upon A Story (PC)
Age 1 year
A great introduction to creative arts includes circle time with a instruments and doing simple crafts. Each week a story and theme will be explored. All projects will be age appropriate in this first creative arts class for those entering toddlerhood.
Young Picassos (PC)
Ages 2 - 3 years
Graduating to the next level, Paint & Play Too continues working on fine motor skills and encouraging creativity while getting messy and having lots of fun. Your little artist will be anxious to get home to hang the artistic treasures on the fridge.
Little Bite (PC)
Ages 2 - 3 years
Need a helper in the kitchen? Children and caregivers will explore the tastes and smells coming from the kitchen with child-friendly recipes. Tried and true treats and fun new foods will be included. Yum! The cost of food is included.
Create ‘n’ Bake (PC)
Ages 2 - 3 years
A combination of art and cooking, creative and culinary talents are explored. Each week a new seasonal theme will be reflected in both the food and the crafts. Come taste and explore together! The cost of food is included.
Team Cuisine (PC)
Ages 3 - 4 years
Create ‘N’ Bake grows up! Art and cooking together again will explore recipes both sweet and savory that will please even the pickiest eater. Here too, a new seasonal theme will be reflected in the food and the crafts. The cost of food is included.
Lunch Bunch (CO)
Ages 3 - 5 years
Let’s do lunch! Socializing over a meal, playing with friends and participating in structured activities are all part of the Lunch Bunch fun. Children can come in after morning class or before an afternoon class—or just come to lunch. Pack a nut-free lunch from home and join us.
Ages 4-6 years
Young art enthusiasts develop their talents while designing unique creations using a variety of wonderful materials. This class will introduce crafts including beading, painting, sculpting, simple hand stitching and more! Sustainability is important to us so we will be recycling and repurposing many of our supplies.
Mini Chefs (CO)
Ages 5 - 7 years
Little chefs with tremendous ambition are taking over the kitchen! Children will let their culinary imaginations run wild as they are tasked in creating a dish each week using a variety of fresh ingredients.
Nailed It Jr. (CO)
Ages 7 - 9 years
If your child can’t get enough of television baking shows this is the class for them. Each week we will have a highly creative and decorated bakery item that the kids will run out of time? Will it be showcase worthy? Let them put their skills to the test! The cost of food is included.