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Port Stanley Youth Classes and Workshops

All classes available for birthday parties/group events.

Private classes also available for children and youth with developmental disabilities.

Stand Up Comedy Program For Youth

Kids 10-13  |  Teens 14-17 |  4 week course |  45 minute sessions

Learn stand up comedy, public speaking, acting, and storytelling!

  • The different types of jokes or forms of comedy.
  • Write a 5 minute set to be performed at the end of the 4 weeks.
  • ‘Joke Jam’ and collaborate with others on your set.
  • Familiarize yourself with the new form and practice of on stage performance.


Kids 10-13 |  Teens 14-17

Present and teach-improve self esteem, self-awareness, self respect, and interpersonal communication.

Learn about…

  • Identity and Integrity
  • Reflexivity and Reflective Practices
  • Voice and Body Movement
  • Inclusive Awareness
  • Values
  • Metacognition
  • Active Learning
  • Safe space/Brave Space
  • Healthy Relationships

Soap Making for Kids/Youth

Artisan soap making class for children and teens. This is a fun creative workshop that is interesting, educational, and hands on! Bring home frosted soap cupcakes, cakes, doughnuts, and unicorn poop to show off to family and friends. Safety equipment provided (aprons, goggles, gloves) please wear long sleeved shirt, loose fitting pants, and close toed shoes.

Yoga for Kids/Youth

Yoga for children and teens. Yoga is a physical tool to develop self-awareness, mindfulness, and a deeper connection to the physical self. Enjoy learning easy yoga movement in a black light sensory yoga studio! Yoga is also provided during the summer months outdoors. Large yoga mats are provided to each participant for individual use.

Pour Paint for Kids/Youth

Pour paint classes for children and teens. Unleash your desire to throw, splatter, drip, ooze, and of course, pour, paint to create intrinsic and unique acrylic artwork! Canvas, paint, and goggles provided. Stain remover not included.

All classes provided monthly. Please see dates available on the calendar, sign up for your date of choice.

Emerald Hill

Emerald Hill

Emerald is the curator of the Art Gallery at the Portside ART Institute. She is a graduate of our arts program and combines comedy and art making as an Expressionist ARTS Therapist.

Emerald is also a Certified Yoga Instructor.

Our Commitment

We are committed to providing integrative third wave advanced training to intentionally create lasting personal, couples, families and professional transformation.