Youth Classes

Youth Classes

Our youth programs welcome children, teens, and young adults of all ages and experience levels. No prior experience is necessary! Each classes is designed for the comfort of beginners and the advancement of experienced students.  We encourage all ages to join in the year-round fun and creativity.  Your child will learn about a multitude of art media – from drawing and painting to metalwork, felt, clay and music.  Instruction in various creative techniques, hand coordination skills, and tutorials on tools and equipment will be covered.

Our youth programs are organized into two different age groups. Age groups and meeting times are listed below.

Our Art After School Program runs in tandem with Tyrrell County Schools’ schedule.  Each session runs for 5-weeks, meeting once per week on Tuesday. We start in September, pause for break in December, resuming January through May.

Art After School : (Ages 6 – 9 years) meets on Tuesdays, from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.
Art After School : (Ages 10 – 18 years) meets on Tuesdays, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.

Students may take the local school bus to Pocosin Arts after school, parents/guardians pick up at the end of class

Our Summer Arts & Crafts Camps offer 7-weeks of art during summer break. Each session runs for 5-days (one week), meeting Monday – Friday.  We start June 18, pause for break the week of July 4th, and then continue until August 10, 2018.

Summer Arts & Crafts Camps, Columbia
(Ages 6 – 9 years) meets Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.
(Ages 10 – 18 years) meets Monday – Friday, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm.

Register For Columbia Camps

Summer Arts & Crafts Camps, Edenton
(Grades K-3rd) meet Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.
(Grades 4th-8th) meet Monday – Friday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Register For Edenton Camps (coming soon)

At the end of the 7 weeks of Summer Arts & Crafts Camps, Columbia, Pocosin Arts will host our Annual Youth Arts Show.  We invite you to join us Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Columbia Theater, located at 304 Main Street.  From 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm family, friends and art enthusiasts can tour the creations that our local youth built during our Summer Studios.  This year we are excited to announce that we will also be presenting a concert performed by the students from our music camp session.

Pocosin Arts is dedicated to providing quality arts related educational programming to children across the region.  Please take a moment to see what Pocosin Arts can offer your child.

Summer Art Programs (Columbia)

Art After School Programs


Pocosin Arts recognizes that some students may need a little help in order to participate in our classes and because of this we offer subsidized tuition.

Thanks to funding by the Grable Foundation, registration fees are offered on a scale that reflects your ability to pay.