Teens enjoy a variety of art and pottery classes at Chester Springs Studio in Historic Yellow Springs.

Teen art and pottery classes at Historic Yellow Springs include teen courses in clay, handbuilt pottery, thrown ceramics, drawing, painting, mixed media, animation and more. Most teen class materials and supplies are included in the tuition. The Chester Springs Studio teen art and pottery classes are an excellent way to develop art portfolios and prepare for further advancement in the arts. Teens, sixteen and older, are also welcome to enroll in adult classes (with the exception of Life Drawing, which is eighteen and older).




Tween to Teen Drawing and Painting 

Teen Art & Pottery Classes in Chester County, Chester Springs, Chester Springs Studio

Teen Drawing and Painting class at Chester Springs Studio.

Ages: 11 to 18
Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Limit: 8 students
Length: 5 weeks
Date: Wednesday, July 8 – August 5, 2020
Time: 4-6pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $145 Member, $165 Non-Member

Ideal for teens who want to further their art skills.  In this Teen Drawing and Painting Class students will explore a range of drawing and painting opportunities to learn principles of composition, value, perspective and design. They will explore working with pencils, pastels, and acrylic paints. Materials list provided.

Materials List:
2B Drawing Pencil
Kneaded Eraser







Through the Wheel

Pottery classes for teens, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, Chester County

Pottery classes for teens

Ages: 13 to 19 years
Instructor: Jeanie Silver
Limit: 8 students
Length: 8 weeks
Thursdays, April 2-June 4, 2020
Time: 4-6pm
Location: Clay Studio
Tuition: $225 Member, $245 Non-member
(materials included)

Learn the ancient and honorable art of the wheel. In this class we will learn how to make bowls, plates, mugs,-and also fascinating objects not yet known. We will learn from pots of the past to make good ones now. This class can be the start of learning an art you can grow for years to come.






Tween 4-Day Art Camp

Tween 4-Day Art Camp at Chester Springs Studio in Historic Yellow Springs, PA.

Tween 4-Day Art Camp will focus on drawing and painting skills.

TWEEN 4-DAY ART CAMP: June 29 – July 2
Theme: Drawing and Painting
11 to 16 
Art Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Date 1: 
Mon.-Thurs., June 29 – July 2
Date 2: Mon.-Thurs., August 3-6

Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: Chester Springs Studio,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
$175 Member, $195 Non-member

Tweens who think creatively and would like to further develop their artistic skills—this camp is for you! Join our HYS Tween Art Camp for four days of drawing, painting and quality training from HYS faculty and professional artist. Each day includes a session in drawing, and a session in painting with a break in between to enjoy the inspiring scenery of the historic village. Learn skills that last a lifetime. The instructor works with each student at their own level.

A Materials List is provided below. Tweens are encouraged to draw in their sketchbooks prior to and during the camp. Bring the sketchbook to the camp each day to share with the instructor. This assists with developing student’s natural style and interests. Additional materials will be provided in the camp.

Materials List:
2B Drawing Pencil
Kneaded Eraser






Kids Summer Camp Internships, Kids Camps, Kids Art Camps

Intern at HYS Kids Summer Camps!

Summer Kids Camp Internships

Ages: 13 to 18
Length: 1 Week
Time: 8:45 am – 1 pm
Location: Lincoln Building
Position: Volunteer

Choose from the following weeks to intern. If you see a week that interests you, please contact cpizzi@yellowsprings.org.

Tween 4-Day Art Camp: June 29 – July 2
Tween 4-Day Art Camp: August 3 – 6

Kids Summer Camps: Art and Clay
Teens, do you like art? Do you enjoy working with children? Chester Springs Studio offers Art and Clay camps each summer for kids ages 6 to 8 and 9 to 12 years. Interns assist the instructors with setting up the classroom each day, stocking supplies and assisting the children during the camp. Each week we have a different theme that is explored through clay and art, with a refreshment break in between. Take a look at the Kids Camp descriptions to select the week that interests you. Then, email Cher Pizzi, Arts Program Director, to let us know of your interest. Email as soon as possible as spots fill up fast.

Kids Summer Camps: Archaeology
Do you enjoy time outdoors? Do you have an interest in history? Then, you may enjoy interning with our Archaeology Dig for Kids. A professional archaeologist leads kids through an actual archaeology dig at Historic Yellow Springs. Interns assist the instructor with setting up for camp each day, organizing equipment and assisting with the children. You learn about the entire process of doing a professional dig while assisting as an intern. Take a look at the Kids Camp descriptions to learn more about this camp. Then, email Cher Pizzi, Arts Program Director, to let us know of your interest. Email as soon as possible as spots fill up fast.

Summer Camps: Tween Drawing & Painting Camp
This 4-day camp (Monday through Thursday) is for tweens and teens who would like to further develop their art skills. Interns assist the instructor with setting up for the class, preparing supplies and cleaning up as needed.






Location of Classes at Historic Yellow Springs

Most of the pottery and fine art classes at Historic Yellow Springs are held in Chester Springs Studio. The Ceramic Studio is downstairs and the Fine Art Studio (also known as Barn Studio) is at the main level. Some workshops and classes are also held in the Lincoln Building (across the street).

Chester Springs Studio at Historic Yellow Springs 1668 Art School Rd Chester Springs, PA 19425

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Note: Chester Springs Studio is not responsible for teen supervision for more than five minutes before or after class. Please be prompt at the pick up time. Thanks for your cooperation.

Questions? Contact Cher Pizzi, Arts Program Director. Email cpizzi@yellowsprings.org.



Historic Yellow Springs is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Organization.