Arts & Education

Children programs

Arts & Education

HOW TO REGISTER:

To sign up for any of the programs below, visit the reception desk at our Joyce location or Annex location (register in-person only). For more information, call CNH at 604-435-0323 (Joyce location) or 604-428-9142 (Annex location)

Seasonal

 
ARTS AND CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN (Ages 6-9)
With Julieta Hernandez
Children will learn a variety of visual art media, methods and contents in a free-flowing, fun environment where children can discover, experience and share the joy of the creative process. Techniques will include painting, collage, casting, relief and using recycled materials to create forms. 
Dates & Times:
 Saturdays (Sept. 21-Dec. 7), 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Cost: $7.50 drop-in or $84.00/12 classes
Location: CNH (main site)
 
CREATIVE WRITING FOR PRE-TEENS (Ages 8-12)
With Rania Hatzioannou
Students will explore writing through a variety of platforms including stories, poems, and letters. They will improve their vocabulary, spelling, grammar, public speaking, and writing skills. The instructor has been teaching for over fifteen years, and takes pride in her students’ achievements. Lessons are progressive, and as such, students wanting to register after the third class will need to speak with the instructor.
Dates & Times:
 Fridays (Sept. 20-Nov. 29)
Ages 8-10: 4:00-6:00 pm
Students must be able to read before entering this class, and must be prepared to complete 1-2 hours of homework each week.
Ages 11-12: 6:00-8:00 pm
Students are expected to complete two hours of homework each week.
Cost: $110.00/11 classes
Location: CNH (main site)
 
DRAWING AND PAINTING (Ages 6-12)
With Michael Allard
Come create a world of pure imagination! Take an adventure in developing your artistic skills in drawing and painting. Explore your imagination through a series of fun-filled art projects. Create animals, people, fantasy landscapes, 3D objects and much more! You will experiment with pencil drawing, oil pastels, markers, tempera, acrylic and water colour paints. All art supplies provided. Just bring your imagination. Please bring an old shirt to protect your clothes.
Dates & Times:
 Saturdays (Sept. 21-Dec. 7), 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Cost: $7.50 drop-in or $84.00/12 classes
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon
 
MATH IS FUN (Ages 10-12)
With Amir Sabbaghan
MyGeek Centre math programs will help build and advance your child’s math skills for an advantage in school and beyond. These math classes will be in a  fun interactive environment where kids will be free and encouraged to interact and practice key math fundamentals which will help your child develop a firm foundation in arithmetic, fractions, decimals, shapes and space, probability and much more.
Dates & Times:
 Saturdays (Oct. 5-Dec. 7)
Grade 5 (Ages 10-11): 10:30-11:45 am
Grade 6 (Ages 11-12): 11:45 am-1:00 pm
Cost: $100.00/10 classes (pre-registration is required)
Location: CNH (main site)
 
MUSIC EXPLORATION (Ages 5-9)
With Kyle Lau
In Music Exploration, kids will experience the joy and benefits of making music together. We will learn fun sing along songs with the option to play ukulele, drum or percussion. The instructor will arrange music instruments and play with kids. We will also learn dancing from different cultures. The class will finish with a musical performance. Discount ukuleles will be available at a local music store (some loaners also available).
Dates & Times:
 Tuesdays, Sept. 17-Nov. 5)
Ages 5-7: 3:45-4:30 pm
Ages 8-9: 4:45-5:45 pm
Cost: $85.00/8 sessions (pre-registration is required)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon