Adult classes

Youth Classes

Fall 2017: Session B



  • After School

Art Explorations (Ages 5-6)

  • Day: Mondays
  • Dates: Nov. 27 - Dec. 18
  • Times: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Cost: $50

This is your not-so-average art exploration class for the developing artist. Students will be introduced to all kinds of materials and mediums through fun projects. Together, we will gain artistic confidence, increase fine gross motor skills, and use creative thinking. This session's projects include collages, wooden assemblages, and beaded decorations.

DIY Jewelry (Ages 10-14)

  • Day: Tuesdays
  • Dates: Nov. 28 - Dec. 19
  • Times: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Cost: $85

Have fun relaxing with friends while learning how to make dangly earrings, paperclip deco bracelets, double strand necklaces, and charms. We will provide students with jewelry tools and proper instruction during class, but you may also bring in your own tools, if you'd like. Finished projects can be worn home or given as gifts!

Beginner Still Life (Ages 10-14)

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Dates: Nov. 29 - Dec. 20
  • Times: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Cost: $85

We will learn how to use units of measurement and negative space to create a realistic semblance of our studies. Tips on shading, and building stronger compositions will be offered as we learn how to draw what we see and not what we think we see.

Micro-Painting (Ages 8-14)

  • Day: Thursdays
  • Dates: Nov. 30 - Dec. 21
  • Times: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Cost: $85

Just as art influences science, so does science influence art! We will draw inspiration from inner space, as we examine our environment through a microscope. Looking at the inner structure of materials (anything that we want!) under the microscope, we will recreate them as paintings or drawings. We will also be creating miniature paintings and easels.

Origami for Beginners (Ages 6-8)

  • Day: Fridays
  • Dates: Dec. 1-22
  • Times: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Cost: $50

Each week, we will learn one or more beginner origami projects, such as Master Yoda or the fortune teller. Students will have access to materials to turn their creations into an overarching work of art, such a pastel sci-fi drawing or a greeting card decorated with origami flowers.

  • Weekend Workshops

Family Fall Harvest Crafters Workshop

  • Date: Saturday, Nov. 18
  • Times: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Length: 1 class
  • Cost: Children, 9-12 - $10 | Teens & Adults - $20 | Family (all ages*) - $50
  • *Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. This activity is suitable for ages 5+. While younger children are welcome, please bear in mind that there will be no activities geared toward those under 5 years.

Join us for an afternoon of decorative crafting! We will be making a string art harvest craft to bring to your next family event or to spread cheer to your home. We begin by tracing a template or your own fall design onto wood and then get to hammering! The string can be wrapped in geometrical patterns or as a whimsical design; either way looks great and is a lot of fun!

Winter Crafts Workshop (Ages 7-14)

  • Day: Saturdays
  • Dates: Dec. 2-16
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Full Course Cost: $60
  • Single Session Cost: $25

Students will enjoy an array of fun winter crafts from kirigami snowflakes, to shiny corn syrup painted nutcrackers, to puffy paint winter wonderland landscapes. Each week is a fun art exploration through different arts and crafts projects.

Festive Drawings and Paintings Workshop (Ages 10-14)

  • Day: Saturdays
  • Dates: Dec. 2-16
  • Times: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Full Course Cost: $60
  • Single Session Cost: $25

Each week is a new seasonal themed painting. Students will paint aura borealis, winter snowmen, and a new year's pet portrait. This is a fun with paint class and students will complete 3 projects to take home.

Registration Forms

To register, all participants must submit the following paperwork:

All courses are subject to cancellation, should a minimum enrollment not be met. In the event of a cancellation, participants will be informed and payment will be refunded.

Registration forms and payment (cash or check only) may be mailed or hand-delivered to The Enrichment Center (10 Groton Road, Nashua, NH 03062).


  • Fall 2017: Session B Discounts & Credits

Sibling Discount: If enrolling 2 or more siblings during the same session, full price must be paid for the 1st child and a 5% discount per additional child may be applied for up to 2 siblings thereafter. This discount is not to combined with the 2nd Nature Academy After School Discount. This discount only applies to after school programs.

2nd Nature Academy After School Discount: If student is signed up for 2nd Nature Academy Afterschool program on the day of the corresponding class, they will receive 50% off above prices. Costs cover registration, all materials, and facility rental time. This discount is not to combined with the Sibling Discount. It only applies to after school programs.