Classes for Youth

The ZACC loves getting our young artists involved and active in the arts at an early age. For families who need assistance with the costs for enrolling their youth know that we happily offer scholarships. Be familiar with our cancellation policies.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 2:15pm

Students will build, paint, collage and draw masterpieces of life-size proportions.  We will work together to build ecosystems, imaginary characters and their necessary accoutrements that will be displayed in the end of the year YAAP Exhibition in the ZACC Gallery!

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:00am

This camp is full. Sorry. Please consider signing up for one of our other camps. Please call the ZACC at 549-7555 to get on the waiting list. In this camp, boys & girls will build self-esteem together through music exploration. Regardless of musical experience, campers will receive instrument instruction, form a band, write an original song, and perform at Family Friendly Friday on June 16th at the Top Hat Lounge. 

All supplies and musical equipment provided. 

$235/$225 for Members | Ages 8-16 | June 12-16 | 10 am to 4 pm

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00am

This class will investigate the craft of Bookmaking with extra pizazz! We will explore the importance of books in a historical context, as well as a vehicle for self-expression, and memory keeping. We will be doing a lot of tying, sewing, hole-punching, drawing, pasting, collecting, folding, cutting, and tearing. We will make a folded paper Accordion Book, A GIANT Cardboard Scrapbook, Binder Ring Book, and  a Pocket-sized Leather journal. 

Taught by Amber Whitenburg.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

Sorry this camp is full. Please consider signing up for one of our many other awesome summer camps!

Explore all of the colorful and sculptural materials of nature as we saunter through Greenough Park to create our own nature drawings, sculptures, boats and more! Each day of camp will be inspired by the breathtaking work of Andy Goldsworthy as campers create and then learn to photograph their impermanent masterpieces! Campers will need waterproof shoes as we will probably be dipping our toes in shallow water to collect brilliant treasures!

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:00am

This camp is full! Sorry. Please consider signing up for one of our other camps. To get on the waiting list call the ZACC at 549-7555

In this camp, girls will build self-esteem through music exploration. Regardless of musical experience, campers will receive instrument instruction in drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, and vocals. They will form a band, write an original song, and perform at Family Friendly Friday, June 30th, at the Top Hat Lounge.

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:00am

Learn the amazing art of oil painting! Each day students will create a landscape painting using Bob Ross videos and by painting, “Plein Air”, (outdoors). 

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Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:00pm

This camp is full. Please consider signing up for another camp!

This class will investigate the craft of jewelry making and metalsmithing! Learn the techniques of metal stamping, beading, texturing metal with a hammer, gluing, sanding, stone-setting, designing, and collecting. You will leave class with your own handcrafted jewelry, medallions, and more. 

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Monday, July 17, 2017 - 9:00am

In this camp kids will create a radio ad, make a radio drama, meet local musicians, sound artists and even special guests from the world of Missoula radio. Learn how to make sound effects, review music, record and edit sound. 

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 1:00pm

This class will address the fundamentals involved in creating that unique art form, that we called cartooning. The class will collaborate on the creation of a comic book and each camper will take home a copy. 

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:00am

In this camp, students will make art in the spirit of generosity and brightening other’s days. Campers will choose people, places, causes, or things that are important to them and create art projects to give to those in need. Each day campers will choose a different recipient of the art they make and deliver it.

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