Children’s Programs
FALL 2019 (
September – October)

MAINE ART NEW!

Grades K-5
MONDAYS, 3:45-5:30pm
Instructor: Piper Castles
(6 weeks) Sept 9 – Oct 21 (no class 10/14)
REGISTER HERE

Children will explore all Maine has to offer in this awesome art class. Students will explore a variety of mediums and each week will create artwork that represents Maine from the beautiful beaches to the woods, maps, shells, and everything in between.  $145 (RTA members $128)

 

DRAWING & PAINTING

Grades 6-8   NEW!
MONDAYS, 2:45 – 4:45pm
Instructor: Heather Lewis
(6 weeks) Sept 9 – Oct 21 (no class 10/14)
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If your teen/preteen loves to explore art, this class will spark their interest with our amazing instructor Heather Lewis. Heather teaches college art classes at YCCC and is bringing her fun spirit and true talents to River Tree! $145 (RTA members $128)

 

METALSMITHING

Grades 4+
TUESDAYS, 3:45-5:30pm

Instructor: Alice Carroll
(7 weeks) Sept 10 – Oct 22
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Work with metalsmithing tools to form, shape & create your own designs. Hammering and soldering will be the main focus of class. Each student will learn techniques to make their very own sculptures, pendants, bracelets, rings, pendants and more. Boys and girls are encouraged to take this class. * Students who have previously taken this class are encouraged to register again as projects vary with each session. 8 student maximum. $185 (RTA member $168) + $20 materials fee


SEWING

Grades 2-5
TUESDAYS, 3:45-5:30
Instructor: Lucy Hardy
(7 weeks) Sept 10 – Oct 22
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Join us in the exciting lifelong skill of sewing in this class where students will learn how to operate a sewing machine, understand cutting, construction, and fabric choice basics. Students will leave class with a completed useful project or two. All sewing students are invited to participate in River Tree Art’s first Spring 2020 Fashion Show!  $162 (RTA member $148)

 

 

DRAWING & PAINTING

Grades K-5
WEDNESDAYS, 3:45 – 5:30
Instructor: Gayle Fitzpatrick
(7 weeks)  Sept 11 – October 23
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Drawing and Painting All kinds of Things With All Kinds of Materials! In this class, we’ll draw and paint what we see, and what we can imagine and dream about. Students will become familiar with using various materials: markets, charcoal, pastels, colored pencils, watercolors, and acrylic paints while learning skills and techniques.  $162 (RTA member $148)

 

 

EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAY

Grades PreK – 5
Wednesday, 12:30 – 3:30
Join us for early release Wednesdays, the first Wednesday of every month. Students will explore a variety of different art mediums.
$33 (RTA member $28)

Wednesday, September 11 – Instructors:  Gayle Fitzpatrick & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, October 2 – Instructors:  Gayle Fitzpatrick & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, November 6 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, December 4 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, January 8 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, February 5 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE 
Wednesday, March 4 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, April 1 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, May 6 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, June 3 – Instructors:  Abbeth Russell & Piper Castles REGISTER HERE

 

Learn to Play UKULELE  NEW!

Grades 2-5
THURSDAYS, 3:45 – 4:30
Instructor: Sam Smithwick
(7 weeks)  Sept 12 – October 24
REGISTER HERE

In this introductory course, students will learn all about Ukuleles! From learning how to identify parts of their ukulele, tuning their instruments, to playing traditional and contemporary ukulele songs. A great class for all abilities & a fun, relaxed way to learn a string instrument. 5 student maximum.  $115 (RTA member $100)

 

SEWING

Grades 6-12  NEW!
THURSDAYS, 2:45 – 4:30
Instructor: Lucy Hardy
(7 weeks)  Sept 12 – October 24
REGISTER HERE

If your teen/preteen loves to explore fabrics, fashion, creating, and trying something new join Miss Lucy in the exciting lifelong skill of sewing in this class where students will learn how to operate a sewing machine, understand cutting, construction, and fabric choice basics. Students will leave class with a completed useful project or two. All sewing students are invited to participate in River Tree Art’s first Spring 2020 Fashion Show!  $162 (RTA member $148)

 

TODDLER TIME!

THURSDAYS, 10:30am – 11:30am
Open Play Time / Drop-In

2019 Dates: September 12, 19 and 26  /  October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31  /  November 7, 14, 21  /  December 5

River Tree Arts welcomes you to our new, weekly program: Toddler Time. Meet up with other moms (or caregivers) for some casual conversation while your little one enjoys musical instruments, puzzles, and casual crafts. This open play time is designed for caregivers to get to know one another and kids to have fun. This is a free event.

 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

~ All classes are age-specific and have a minimum of 4 students in order to run.
~ Registration closes 5 days prior to each class starting.
~ Classes subject to cancellation if we do not meet the 4 student minimum.

Please view all of our POLICIES here

Did you know students can take the RSU21 buses right to RTA?

* KES / SEA Road Bus / Middle & High School #32
* Consolidated Bus #19

River Tree follows the RSU 21 calendar; we do not hold classes when RSU 21 is closed for holidays or snow days.