Youth Classes

Our programs are made possible through the support of the Oregon Community Foundation and others.

Our Youth classes are offered to kids up to 12 years old. If you’re over the age of 12, don’t worry! Classes for teens are FREE through our Art Rocks Teens program. Members of the Pendleton Center for the Arts pay a reduced fee for classes. Join now here!

Parent Permission forms are required for all Youth students. Permission forms must be updated annually. Please bring a signed and completed permission ready to turn in on the first day of class.

Permission forms can be downloaded here: Parent Permission YOUTH

FREE FOR ALL! (UP TO AGE 12 OR SO) a FREE drop-in class!
EVERY SATURDAY, 9:30 – 10:15 AM

Stop in for a fun, free Saturday morning art project with one of our creative and enthusiastic staff members. Pop your head in or stay for the whole session! Kids under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or older pal to help them with the project.

ART STUDIO (AGES 0-12) – A FREE drop-in class!
with Kate Peck
MONDAYS, 4:00-5:30
January 7
th– March 18th

*No Class on days the Pendleton Public School District is not in session

Kids of all ages now have full access to the PCA’s art materials and studio space! Inspire your kids to explore art independently through open-ended drawing, painting, and collage or try out a new technique by working along with the group on a facilitated project (we’ll have a fun optional project going on each time). The emphasis is on creative learning and play through art making. Kids are welcomed to drop in for 15 minutes or stay for the full session if they would like. Parents can participate too! (Children 8 and under must have a parent present)

with Kate Peck
SATURDAYS, 10:15 AM – NOON (three sessions)
January 26
th, February 2nd, & February 9th

Drop in to explore clay building! We’ll make pinch pots, slab constructed boxes, and free-form clay sculptures. Students will work with wet clay the first two sessions, and the last session will be reserved for glazing. Clay pieces will be ready to pick up the week after the glazing class. Please wear clothes that can get messy.


with Kim La Plant
12:00-1:00 PM

January 12th & the 19th
February 2
nd  (No class on Feb. 9)
March 2
nd & the 9th

A visual art experience that will help children develop skills such as self-expression, problem-solving, communication, and building self-esteem…all while having a blast doing it! Join us for an hour of art expression and fun with family & friends. 

$10.00 per Session

NO SCHOOL MAKE-&-TAKE CRAFTS- a free drop-in class!
with Kate Peck
10:30 AM- NOON
January 28
th, February 15th, March 8

Out of school with nothing to do? Join us for a make-&-take workshop at the PCA. We’ll have a seasonal project going on, and each student will be able to take home a fun craft project.

with David Orr
MONDAYS, 4:00-5:00 pm 
January 28
th– March 4th (6 Sessions)

Ask and you shall receive! Due to a flood of requests, YOUTH GUITAR is now available beginning January 7th at 4PM. Join us in welcoming our new instructor, David Orr, a guitar enthusiast and welcomed new member of our PCA family. Learn and grow basic guitar skills to entertain yourself, and possibly others! Students will learn basic major and minor chords, strumming styles and techniques, and will be able to play one song by the end of the course. Please bring a guitar to each class. Please visit Pendleton Music Co. for affordable instrument rentals