Arts Studio - After School
Photo, Pottery, Woodshop, Blacksmithing

Choose Photography, Ceramics, Wooworking, or Blacksmithing. Seasonal sessions in art and crafts with expert mentors.

Join Trackers award-winning after school art program. Get hands-on experience and cultivate creativity through fine arts and crafts. Under he guidance of Trackers studio teachers, kids and teens can learn ceramics, woodworking, photography, blacksmithing, and more! All materials are included.

Hands-On Skills

Kids and teens make new friends and find creativity through hands-on artisan crafts. They scuplt in ceramics, carve in woodworking, tell stories in photography, and bend metal with blacksmithing.

Award Winning

Voted Best After School Classes with Portland families through PDX Parent magazine. Trackers also won Best General & Outdoor Camp with local parent magazines.

Expert Artisans

This program is led by expert teachers from our year-round staff. They are experienced educators & artists compensated with wages and benefits exceeding the field.

How it Works

Self-Transported You can choose your day and transport directly to the program. Older students can check-in and check-out independently.

Trackers Transported If you attend a school we pick up from, you can ADD-ON a day of Arts Studio to your weekly Transported After School schedule. Each Arts Studio class requires pre-registration and a studio fee for each term.

Class Options

You choose from several Arts Studio class options each seasonal term.

Photography Studio Join our Photography Studio! Tell stories with your camera! Apprentice with expert photographers and explore urban and natural environments.

Pottery Studio Coil, pinch, and sculpt clay into fun and useful objects. Fire your works in our kiln. Hand paint and decorate your designs.

Woodworking Shop Learn to safely carve and whittle under the watchful eye of our woodworking master. Construct fun woodcraft projects.

Blacksmithing Shop Become a metal bender! Learn the old-time craft of blacksmithing. With every clang of hammer on anvil, transform hot iron into tools and art.


Each class is 1 day-a-week with each seasonal term being 9 weeks total. Self-transported students check-in for class between 3:15 PM and 3:45 p.m.

  • Fall Term September 21, 2023 - November 16, 2023
  • Winter Term January 10, 2024 - March 8, 2024
  • Spring Term March 13, 2024 - May 17, 2024


Each day of Trackers Arts Studio requires pre-registration. Self-Transported registration includes base tuition + studio fee. If you are already registered for Transported After School you simply choose the ADD-ON studio fee for the your class day since are already paying the base tuition. Please Note To register with only the studio fee, you must already registered for Transported After School