ENRICHING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN, TEACHERS, AND OUR COMMUNITY

YPAC is an artistic hub in Uptown Yucaipa and our goal is to engage, educate, and provide outstanding arts education programing to our community at large. We are developing a variety of educational opportunities that will be offered for all ages. These will include lessons, workshops, and master classes with local and national educators. Stay tuned!

Children

Young Artist’s Academy

4pm OR 6pm

Each week the Young Artist’s Academy explores the Elements of Art, through the study of many diverse artists’ works, while also being introduced to different techniques using a variety of art mediums. Each session includes a directed lesson, with all supplies included. The young artist walks away with confidence, a unique experience, and a self-produced masterpiece.

For future dates and pricing, please see below.

APRIL CLASSES CANCELLED

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4 Classes – $40

Class One: Tuesday, May 3
Class Two: Tuesday, May 10
Class Three: Tuesday, May 17
Class Four: Tuesday, May 24

All Ages

Hula Classes

Learn the art of hula dancing!  Classes will take place at the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center. Instructor Jennifer Stegall will teach the basic steps of Auana dances, Hawaiian terminology and practicing hula. No experience needed! Pa’u skirts required (loaners available upon request).

Fees for all classes:

  • Youth (7-10 y/o) – $30.00
  • Adults (11-54 y/o) – $40.00
  • Seniors (55+) – $25.00

Subject to 30% additional fee for non-Yucaipa resident

Intro to Hula (Ages 7+)

Monday’s – 10AM

Tuesday’s – 10AM & 6:30PM

Continuing Hula

Wednesday’s – 10AM

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Acting Classes

Students will learn the fundamentals of acting. Participating in acting exercises develop confidence and creativity. Adults and children will learn to project their voices which in return make excellent public speakers. Students will explore expressing their emotions through different characters while having a great time with improvisation and group activities.

Adult and youth acting classes will be held at the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center.

  • Youth (ages 5-7): Wednesday’s from 4:00pm-4:45pm; $90/month
  • Youth (ages 8-12) Wednesday’s from 4:45pm- 5:45pm; $100/month
  • Youth (13-17): Wednesday’s from 6:00pm-7:00pm; $100/month
  • Adults (18+): Thursday’s from 7:00pm-8:00pm; $125/month

Subject to 30% additional fee for non-Yucaipa residents.

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Adults

Elements – Adult Art

APRIL CLASSES CANCELLED 

Session One –  Thursday, May 5 | 6:30pm-8:00pm

Session Two – Thursday, May 19 | 6:30pm-8:00pm

Each session of the “ELEMENTS” Adult Basic Art Class explores the Elements of Art, through the study of many diverse artists’ works, while also being introduced to different techniques using a variety of art mediums. Each session includes a directed lesson, with all supplies included. The ELEMENTS artist walks away with a unique experience and a masterpiece.

Each class is $15. We meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each Month.

APRIL CLASSES CANCELLED 

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Scholarship Assistance Program Application

The City of Yucaipa has received federal Community Development Block Grant funding to provide financial assistance to Yucaipa youth and seniors. The program provides low and moderate-income families, who live in Yucaipa, the opportunity to apply for a scholarship for children 17 years of age and under and Seniors 55 years of age and over. Scholarships may be used to register youth and seniors for City sponsored activities at the Yucaipa Community Center, Scherer Community Center, and Yucaipa Performing Arts Center. Filling out this application does not guarantee a scholarship.

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