The Craftsman & Apprentice

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KIDS PROGRAMS

We believe in the power of creative play and building self sufficiency through heritage craft traditions like woodworking and fiber arts. All of our program offerings are based on the notion that kids are smart and capable of some pretty tough work. Pair great materials and instruction with creativity and the freedom to make mistakes, and you've got a place where kids thrive on making and doing. When kids explore materials, ideas, and techniques in a safe place, they can both succeed and fail with the confidence of knowing that it's all part of the process. We've taken what we know from more than a dozen years working with kids and created programming that speaks to the crafts-person in all of us.

  

 Fall classes run from September-November. See our FALL CLASS SCHEDULE to learn more + register.


For the Little Ones

Our classes for little ones are perfect for kids ages 2-5. Each class is all about exploration, open-ended build, sensory play, and mess making. Grown-up stay, play and take home tips and tricks to making with your kids at home. 

 

 

Afternoon + Homeschool Club

Afternoon and Homeschool Club classes are for kids ages 4-11. Club members work collaboratively while exploring a variety of materials, ideas and techniques. Our class themes change each semester and we differentiate instruction based on the abilities of each student. Note: Ancestral skills club is best for kids 7+. 

 

 

After School Club

Our After School Clubs for elementary aged kids are a great way for your kiddo to tap into their creativity with hands-on experiences after a long day at school. Club members work collaboratively while exploring a variety of materials, ideas and techniques. Our class themes change each semester and we differentiate instruction based on the abilities of each student. 

 

Weekends

We offer a variety of programs during the weekends for kids and their families to come make. Come hang out as a family every Saturday morning during Wake + Make or join us for Family Date Night. Need some down time? Drop your kids off during Parent’s Night Out. We’ll have a fun project and open build time complete with a pizza party. 

 

School Break Days + Summer Camps

Our full day school break camps and summer camps allow kids to dedicate time and attention to their projects. We're here to let kids go at their own pace and help facilitate a space for exploration, creation, and fun. Camp themes center around our passion for all things related to human creativity and innovation, and are designed to encourage creative build/play and self-sufficiency. Our camps are small, no more than 22 kids, and our instructors are highly trained professional art educators. With a small group setting, we get to know your kiddos and love to see them grow and change year after year. For kids ages 5-11. Click here to learn more about School Break Days or here for Summer Camp information.

 

School Enrichment Programs

Our talented staff of maker teachers will bring the shop magic straight to your spot. We offer after-school enrichment programs for kids grades k-8 that are inspired by the working practices of craftspeople and artists. Our curriculum is developed by professional arts educators and taught by veteran arts instructors. We know that big thinking and innovation happen in supportive and collaborative environments. We believe in big ideas, handcraft tradition, trial and error and above all, having fun while we learn and explore with each other. 


Join Team C&a today! We offer seasonal memberships for kids ages 2-11. 

The Craftsman & Apprentice is dedicated to being an inclusive environment. We love and respect all children regardless of ability, socioeconomic status, religion, gender identity, race, ethnicity, immigration status or language and are committed to creating and fostering a learning environment that is accessible, diverse and respectful. Scholarships and adaptive instruction available. Please reach out with any questions or requests.

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