In observance of Passover, the JCCSF is closed tomorrow, April 23. Happy Passover!

Youth Ceramics Classes

Ages 4 – 16

Kids learn the basics of creating ceramics, including hand-shaping, using a wheel, and the science behind making colors through glazing.

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During the 20-week session, students will learn a progression of skills, making art and memories.

Classes will begin with several hand-building techniques (pinch pots, slab and coil), and then transition to learning to work on pottery wheels.

Kids learn patience and have a lot of fun while building a basic understanding about the longer process of pottery and ceramics as an art form.

Youth Ceramics Classes & Rates

Dates: January 8 – May 23 (no classes 1/15, 2/19, 4/8 – 4/11, 4/23)

Classes on dates with holiday closures have been prorated accordingly.

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MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
3:00 – 4:00 PM Youth Ceramics Grades K – 2 $565 Youth Ceramics Grades PreK – K $630 Private Class Available
4:15 – 5:45 PM Youth Ceramics Grades 3 – 5 $845 Youth Ceramics Grades K – 2 $895 Youth Ceramics Grades 3 – 5 $945 Private Class Available

 

Private Group Ceramics Classes: If you are interested in private group ceramics classes (Ages 4 – 16), please contact us at ceramics@jccsf.org.

Youth Ceramics FAQ

When will the classes take place?

Fall and Spring.

What age kids can participate?

Age 4 – 11 (preschool – grade 5).

How many kids in each group?

  • One-hour class: No more than 10.
  • 90-minute class: No more than 12.

Who will be teaching the class?

Ceramics Specialist Keshara Bjorkman.

If classes are full, is there a waitlist?

  • Waitlists will be available for all classes. Additional spaces will be determined based on demand and Family Life department resources.
  • Waitlisted families will be notified by email as spaces become available.
  • Acceptance of a waitlisted spot is required within 24 hours.
  • If no reply is received within 24 hours, the spot will be offered to the next family on our waitlist.

What if we miss a class?

We do not offer make-up classes, refunds or credits for missed classes.

Is Financial Assistance available?

If you would like information about financial aid, please indicate this in your registration and a member of our staff will contact you about next steps.

Additional program and policy info

Please review our Youth Ceramics Classes Policies for more in-depth information about our space and program.

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