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​Summer Programs for Teens

Teens can keep busy this summer with free programs that will entertain and educate! Browse our selections below and start to plan your summer with us.


Graphic of Picasso-style self-portraitKatie Gunther Studio: Selfie Art

Be Picasso for a day and paint your own self-portrait on canvas using acrylic paints. All supplies are provided. Space is limited. Registration required. 

Graphic of two people performing krav maga self defenseSelf Defense at Any Age with Krav Maga

Learn about the self defense system of Krav Maga with certified instructor Derrek Hofrichter. Presentation will include demonstrations of defenses to common situations. Learn how to build a framework for protecting yourself and your family.

Graphic of fruits and vegetables in a heart shapeNutrition and Cooking for Teens with Melanie Albert

Enjoy a hands-on cooking class and learn simple culinary techniques with real whole foods, from Melanie Albert's cookbook, A New View of Healthy Eating. Create refreshing tomato gazpacho cold soup and a super simple organic hummus with fresh herbs. Get tips on how to shop for local in-season veggies and enjoy your culinary creation with community. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Graphic of a plain white t-shirtSilk Screen T-Shirt Workshop

Create one-of-a-kind t-shirts and learn the basics of silk screen printing with Red Rohall. All supplies are provided, including the t-shirt. Space is limited.

Graphic of stack of bowlsKatie Gunther Presents: Ceramics

Learn how to use simple forms to make a ceramic bowl in the shape of an animal. Students will be guided through the steps to create their own ceramic bowls out of clay.

Graphic of a seamless floral line patternZentangle

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being.

Graphic of button pinsButtons!

Express yourself and have fun hanging out and making your own unique buttons.

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