Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Registration fees are 100% refundable when the department cancels the activity. A participant wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been cancelled by the department must provide a request at least seven days before the scheduled start of the class. They may receive 100% credit to the family’s account or may request a refund. Within the week prior to the scheduled start of a class refund/credits will not be given except for verified medical/hardship cases. Refunds for payment made by cash or check will be received approximately 2-4 weeks after the refund is requested.  Senior Services Special Events and Trips are non-refundable.


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Pottery for Youth

Clay 101 Fun (age 5-7)
Come play in the clay and learn all about its properties. We will learn handbuilding techniques while making fun projects. Taught by Ann Berman. 10 weeks.
12880   Tuesdays   August 29-October 31   3:30-4:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 105.00 Non-Resident 130.00 Supply Fee 20.00

Clay 102 Fun (age 8-12)
Learn to refine your handbuilding skills in this hands on, fun class. We will pinch, coil, slab and extrude while we make our clay projects. Taught by Ann Berman. 10 weeks.
12881   Tuesdays   August 29-October 31   4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 118.00 Non-Resident 143.00 Supply Fee 20.00

Clay Creations: Intro to Clay! (age 7-11)
In this intro into clay class your young artist will learn basic skills to create animals, decorative pieces, garden objects and more! Clay is a great way to develop cognitive and manipulative skills in young hands. Taught by Ann Berman. 8 weeks.
12882   Wednesdays   August 30-October 25   3:30-4:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00 Non-Resident 110.00 Supply Fee 16.00

Clay Experience (age 4-6)
Come and join us as we create a one of a kind clay project in two weeks! In this hand-build ceramics workshop students will experience clay through making a project taught by the teacher. Students will either use slab, pinch or coil rolling skills. Basic techniques will be used to build simple yet fun art pieces. Dress to get messy. 2 weeks.
12883   Thursdays   October 5-12   3:00-4:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 20.00 Non-Resident 40.00 Supply Fee 5.00

Wild on the Wheel (age 9-15)
Children will explore the exciting experience of throwing on the wheel. Students are required to bring a towel to each class. 10 weeks. Taught by Darra Jannuzzo.
12937   Wednesdays   August 30-November 1   5:00-6:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 112.00 Non-Resident 137.00 Supply Fee 25.00

Mommy & Me Clay Play (age 3-5)
Following the Instructor’s step-by-step instruction, you and your child will learn how fun it is to play in clay. Each project will be glazed, fired and ready to pick up 2-3 weeks after class. 1 day.
12908   Saturday   September 9   11:00am-12:00pm
12909   Saturday   October 7        11:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 18.00 Non-Resident 36.00 Supply Fee: 2.00

Nativity Workshop/ Wisemen Scene Workshop (age 6+)
Come handbuild your very own nativity or Wiseman scene. Each Nativity scene will include Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus and a sheep. Each Wisemen scene will include the Wisemen and a camel. The projects will be ready to pick up two weeks after class. Nativity and Wisemen workshops are on different days with separate fees. Take both days to complete your scene. 1 day each. Taught by Renee Speenburgh.
Nativity       12938   Thursday   October 12   4:30-6:00pm
Wisemen    12912   Thursday   October 19   4:30-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 28.00 Non-Resident 53.00 Supply Fee 4.00

Drama for Youth

Creative Dramatics (age 4-9)
Creative Dramatics is an intensive drama class that approaches the fundamentals of drama in a unique and creative way. The last class will serve as a demonstration for friends and family. 8 weeks. Taught by Beth Anderson.
12886   Saturdays   September 9-October 28   10:00-11:00am (age 4-6)
12887   Saturdays   September 9-October 28   11:00-12:00pm (age 7-9)
Class Fee: Resident 75.00 Non-Resident 100.00

Young Actors Performance Academy I (age 6-8)
In this 8 week theater focused class we will introduce students to stage direction, acting exercises, improvisation, storytelling, and place/imagination work. 8 weeks. Taught by Shirnest Tolbert.
12939   Thursdays   September 7-October 26   5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00 Non-Resident 110.00

Young Actors Performance Academy II (age 9-14)
In this 8 week class students learn to apply their technique work (from YAPA I) to a variety of scripts. The final day will be a presentation for parents. 8 weeks.
12940   Tuesdays   September 5 —October 24   5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00 Non-Resident 110.00

One on One Lessons for Youth

Do you have a young musician who would like extra time to improve skills already learned? In these 30 minute sessions, whether your child is a beginner or intermediate student in piano or voice, our instructors will help them advance through lessons and exercises appropriate for their level. Each time have a barcode assigned for your convenience. More times may be added if the instructor is available. 8 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident $200.00 Non-Resident $225.00

Piano or Vocal Lessons (9+) with Genevieve Cardos
Thursdays September 7-October 26
12913   3:00-3:30pm
12914   3:30-4:00pm
12915   4:00-4:30pm
12916   4:30-5:00pm
12917   5:00-5:30pm
12918   5:30-6:00pm
12919   6:00-6:30pm
12920   6:30-7:00pm
12921   7:00-7:30pm

Visual Art for Youth

Acrylic and Watercolor Painting (age 6-10)
All kids have used some form of water-based paint. Come explore acrylic and watercolor technique with a step by step format. A finished painting each week! 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
12866   Tuesdays   August 29-October 17   3:30-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 82.00 Non-Resident 107.00

Basic Drawing for Youth (age 9-14)
Basic drawing is our focus in this class from shading to perspective with different mediums. Explore technical and creative aspects of drawing. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
12868   Tuesdays   August 29-October 17   4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00 Non-Resident 115.00

Discover Drawing for Teens (age 12-17)
Learn drawing basics and fundamentals while exploring interesting subject matter. Weekly exercises along with those of longer duration will build skill and confidence level. Supply list online at theartplace.us. 8 weeks. Taught by Anita Hunter.
12890   Wednesday   August 30-October 18   6:45-8:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00 Non-Resident 121.00

Drawing and Painting for Youth (age 8-14)
Kids love drawing and painting. In this class we will paint one week and draw the next, learning basic techniques along the way. Creativity and craftsmanship will be encouraged. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
12891   Mondays   August 28-October 23   4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 78.00 Non-Resident 103.00

Illustration Arts with Heather Lund (age 10-14)
This class will teach illustration techniques meant to define each student as an individual artist, helping them discover, shape and brighten their personal style. There will be a strong focus on sketchbook usage and Subliminal Drawing, a mark form of art. Supply list is provided at the first class. 8 weeks.
12899   Thursdays   August 31-October 19   5:00-6:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00 Non-Resident 121.00

My 1st Drawing & Multi-Media Class with Ms. Nelah (age 4-5)
Do you have a preschooler or kindergartener that finds joy in art and would like a chance to learn simple, easy to repeat drawing and multi-media lessons? This class not only includes drawing but introduction to watercolor, oil or chalk pastels, and markers in a multi-media lesson format. Weekly lessons come home ready for posting on the fridge! Fun will be the rule of the day while they work on cognitive and manipulative skills! No class September 27. 8 weeks.
13466    Wednesdays    August 30-October 25 3:45-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00   Non-Resident 80.00

Cartoons, Drawing and Painting (age 6-10)
With guided instruction the class will cover a wide range of subjects to include cartoons, still-life and more. This instruction enables students to break down the subject into identifiable lines and shapes which leads to confidence in drawing skills. This is a process-oriented drawing and painting class. Skill acquisition and creative expression will be encouraged in a fun-filled learning environment. This class may be repeated as content changes. 5 weeks. Taught by Stephanie McFerrin.
12876   Wednesdays   September 6-October 11   5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 60.00 Non-Resident 85.00 Supply Fee 10.00

Child Parent/Grandparent Painting Fun!!!(age 4-10)
Have fun collaborating with your child. Bring a snack, bring your coffee, bring your favorite CD to play, come prepared to have fun! Fee covers one adult and one child who will create one painting together! 1 day. Taught by Stephanie McFerrin.
Halloween Fun!        12878             Saturday    September 9    10am-12pm
Winter Holiday Fun! 12879 Saturday    November 11   10am-12pm
Class Fee: Resident 20.00  Non-Resident 40.00   Supply Fee: 10.00

Water Based Painting for Early Artists (age 5-9)
Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting in a fun learning environment. This class will teach line, shape, color and texture. No class Labor Day.10 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
12934   Mondays   August 28-November 6   3:30-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 82.00 Non-Resident 107.00

Picasso Toddlers Mommy & Me (age 2-3)
We will have lots of fun exploring various mediums from watercolors to clay, printmaking and everything between! We will dance and sing to some fun art songs and play a few art games while creating beautiful artworks along the way! 5 weeks. Taught by Amy Durrant.
12929   Wednesdays   August 30-September 27   9:30-10:15am
Class Fee: Resident 75.00 Non-Resident 100.00 Supply Fee: 10.00

Young Picassos (age 3-4)
We will have lots of fun exploring various mediums from watercolors to clay, printmaking and everything between! Little ones will learn about the elements of art (line, shape, colors, texture and form). We will dance and sing to some fun art songs and play a few art games while creating beautiful artworks along the way! Each session will focus on a new theme so every session is different! 5 weeks. Taught by Amy Durrant.
12941   Wednesdays   August 30-September 27   3:00-3:45pm
12890   Wednesdays   October 11-November 8     3:00-3:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 72.00 Non-Resident 97.00 Supply Fee 9.00

More than a Lesson

Music and Movement: Mommy and Me (age 1-3)
Explore the foundation of music with your child through the use of singing, dancing and play. Your child will discover rhythm, melody and tempo by using educational songs and fun movements. This class is filled with sound and creative expression. *All instruments are provided. Instruction provided by More than a Lesson. 4 wks.
13473 Tuesdays August 29-September 19 9:30-10:00am
13475 Tuesdays October 3-24 9:30-10:00am
Class Fee: Resident 69.00   Non-Resident 94.00

Preschool Piano (age 3-5)
Students will learn about musical notes, rhythm, play music games that are incorporated with lessons and begin learning to play songs on the keyboard. This class is a fun group setting where learning finger numbers, rhythm and more will be applicable. Younger students, under age 4, will focus on educational songs, rhythm, dynamics, and fun movements until they graduate to fully playing songs! *All instruments are provided. Instruction provided by More than a Lesson. 4 wks.
13471 Tuesdays August 29-September 19 10:30-11:00am
13472 Tuesdays October 3-24 10:30-11:00am
Class Fee: Resident 72.00   Non-Resident 97.00   Supply Fee 10.00

Spanish Club (age 5-12)
Come and join this fun cultural experience as we explore and learn Spanish from around the world. Discover Spanish words, colors, terms, numbers and more through a variety of activities such as art, role play, music, cooking, and high energy lessons! These activities will work as building blocks to expand cultural awareness and understanding of the language in a fun engaging environment. Sign your child up today to start learning Spanish. 6 wks.
13470 Thursdays August 31-October 12 5:30-6:25pm

 

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Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Registration fees are 100% refundable when the department cancels the activity. A participant wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been cancelled by the department must provide a request at least seven days before the scheduled start of the class. They may receive 100% credit to the family’s account or may request a refund. Within the week prior to the scheduled start of a class refund/credits will not be given except for verified medical/hardship cases. Refunds for payment made by cash or check will be received approximately 2-4 weeks after the refund is requested.  Senior Services Special Events and Trips are non-refundable.


Click here for supply lists and studio calendars