Classes

Sweet Tree Arts offers small classes for children and young adults an average of 6:1 student teacher ratio.

Due to the small class sizes continued study in any of the listed classes makes it possible to develop skills and grow as an individual. 

Sweet Tree Arts uses many creative arts in each class, Storytelling, Music, Drama, Poetry, Movement and Visual Arts. Further we work to consider the personalities and learning styles of each individual. 

 

Scholarships and family prices available, please inquire.  

Financial Aid Application 

Students arriving on the bus from the Hope School are welcome to come early for a monitored snack and relaxed time before classes begin for an additional fee. 

Families are welcome to be as involved as they wish, if you would like to stay you may create with your child  or sit in the kitchen have a cup of tea, read a book and use our wifi. Open studio is also a great time for children to become familiar with our space and instructors.  

 Ages are suggested and flexible, please inquire if you child does not fit into the suggested age bracket. 

Click on class for pricing and a full description:

Open Studio

A Drop in Art studio. Various arts will be offered and materials available. 

Open to all ages, 18months and beyond.

There is no instruction in this class but I will be available for guidance and questions.

You will find: Sensory table, exploratory table, a group project and a fine art table.  

Come create and connect with other artists of all ages and abilities.

 

Art Start 2s-5s

 

Once a month drop in - $12 per family per session

Please register to secure your place. 

This is a parent and child class.Explore the senses, develop gross and fine motor skills, engage in stories, music, movement and games to inspire creative experiences together.

 

Ideal for 2-5 year olds but children 18ms also welcome.  

Creative Club

Join Sweet Tree staff in the studio for a monthly creative club.

Explore your world through Visual Arts, Music, Drama, Poetry, Movement and Storytelling in a Studio Arts environment. 

Meets Thursdays once a month 3.30-4.30pm. 

Hope students welcome to arrive by bus after school. 

 Recommended for 5-10 year olds.

 $12 an artist 

 

 

Curiosity Camp 5-10 week 2

Curiosity Camp

Curiosity camp offers children ages 5-10 years old a variety of creative opportunities.
Each day will be filled with a variety of skills to encourage creative thinking, exploration and innovation. Children will participate in drawing skills, science activities, out door exploration,  community engagement and projects and have opportunities to grow and explore how they actively think, learn and engage with the world. Mornings will be used to build skills in questioning and collaboration while the afternoons will bring projects and deep engagment. Visting artists compliment the program. 
Camp runs 9.00 -2.30pm Monday - Friday
Week: July 17-21

Cost $250  per week
Sibling discounts and scholarships available.
Take $50 off is you sign up for all three weeks. (Each week offers growth and new experiences).

Curiosity Camp 5-10 week 3

Curiosity Camp

Curiosity camp offers children ages 5-10 years old a variety of creative opportunities.
Each day will be filled with a variety of skills to encourage creative thinking, exploration and innovation. Children will participate in drawing skills, science activities, out door exploration,  community engagement and projects and have opportunities to grow and explore how they actively think, learn and engage with the world. Mornings will be used to build skills in questioning and collaboration while the afternoons will bring projects and deep engagment. Visting artists compliment the program. 
Camp runs 9.00 -2.30pm Monday - Friday
Week: July 24 - 28

Cost $250  per week
Sibling discounts and scholarships available.
Take $50 off is you sign up for all three weeks. (Each week offers growth and new experiences).

Collagraphs with Kathleen Buchanan

STEAM 1 day camp

STEAM 1 day camp

Monday February 20th 

10.00am - 2.00 pm

$50

Limited to 8 learners

With Lindsay Pinchbeck 

and Brianna McClintock. 

Encouraging tinkering and creative problem solving we will use a variety of materials in the studio to combine electrical circuits and kinetic sculptures. Children will work together on challenges and also have the opportunity to design their own innovations. 

Please pack a nut free lunch, water bottle, cold weather gear and clothes that can get messy. 

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this - you haven’t.” Thomas Edison