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Art

Hands-On Art Instruction for Every Student

Art education is critical to child development. In addition to enhancing motor and language skills, it fosters creativity, problem solving, self-esteem, and improved academic performance.

Through the Foundation-sponsored ART CORPS program, all TK-5 students receive:

  • High-quality art lessons led by trained ART CORPS parent volunteer teachers
  • Art fundamentals, which include line, shape, texture, space, color, value, composition, and famous artists
  • Art history, from Impressionism to Cubism, Pop Art, and more
  • An end-of-the-year Art Show that showcases the work of every Terrapin

We are very grateful to the many parent and grandparent volunteers who help make this program a reality each year and to the principal and teachers who continue to support us with our concept-based lessons each month in their classrooms.

All lessons help fulfill the State standards. The program annually costs $20 per child per year, so if you would like to help deliver the ART CORPS program to Turtleback next year, please consider giving a contribution, participating in our art auction events, or coming to join our team of volunteers to teach art in the classroom.

Questions? Email  tbkartcorps@gmail.com.

Creative Crew with Katie!
Virtual Online After School Art Program
This hands-on creative social program, brought to Turtleback by our Turtleback Education Foundation, fosters connection with fellow Terrapins during Covid. During each Zoom session, students will create a craft masterpiece. Once enrolled, a Zoom link will be sent to participants.

  • K-2nd Grade: 3:00 – 3:50 p.m.
  • 3-5th Grade: 4:00 -5:00 p.m.

Wednesdays: February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31

Cost: $75.00 per child (Must complete the information below to sign up and pay online)

A portion of your enrollment fee will support Turtleback’s art and music programs. Each participant must provide his/her own supplies, such as paper, pencils, crayons, markers, colored pencils, water colors, etc.

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis and must have a minimum of 6 students to run. Proper classroom behavior is expected at all times or your student may be asked to leave without renumeration.

Deadline for enrollment is Friday, February 19th.

Questions? Genni Myles at 858-243-1848 or email at gsmyles@hotmail.com.


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