Course Catalog

This year, CAP is offering free, online visual and performing arts courses for a variety of ages taught by qualified teaching artist fellows. Quarterly courses will include live Zoom classes, pre-recorded content in Google Classrooms, and opportunities for individual meetings with teaching artists during office hours. Capacity for each course is limited to ensure quality instruction and maximize time with teaching artists and classmates. Children will connect with others their age and benefit from the lasting effects of arts education just as they would in an in-person CAP class!

Important Dates – Quarter 3

Priority Enrollment  |  December 4
Open Enrollment  |  December 11
Supply Pick-Up  |  January 15-16*
Class Schedule  |  January 19 – February 26

To view the course catalog for the full year, click here.

Click here to view an enrollment guide.

Contact Kristin Livingston at kristin@capkids.org or Ariani Pena at ariani@capkids.org for more information.


Enrollment Schedule

*CAP will provide Duval County students with supplies, which will be available for pick-up each quarter. Those who live outside of Duval County or cannot make it to the designated supply pick-up days will need to provide their own supplies.


Quarter 3 Courses

Click here to search all available courses by discipline, age, schedule, etc.

Art as Therapy

Led by Art Therapy Fellow Devon Schlegel, MA, ATR-BC, LMHC, LPC

About Me

Grades 3-5

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 3-4 p.m.

This strengths-based program will encourage children to explore self-esteem and self-image through visual journaling and a final painting project.

Enrollment and the waitlist for this course have reached capacity.

Art as Coping

Grades 3-5

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All children can benefit from a creative outlet to help process daily challenges and emotions. This program is designed for children who are having a hard time adjusting to the demands of virtual school or experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression.

Enrollment and the waitlist for this course have reached capacity.

Empowered Women Empower Women

Grades 6-8

Wednesdays | 4-5 p.m.

This strengths-based program will focus on exploring what it means to be a young woman today. This program is most appropriate for middle school girls willing to engage in verbal processing groups with their peers.


Dance

Led by Dance Teaching Artist Fellow Winter Bosanko

Creative Dance

Grades K-2

Mondays and Wednesdays | 3-4 p.m.

Students will explore motor skills and strengthen their bodies and brains through guided movement explorations. Students will engage in age appropriate creative problem-solving, connect with others and have fun using their imaginations as they explore the elements of dance.

Enrollment and the waitlist for this course have reached capacity.

Dance FUNdamentals

Grades 3-5

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 3-4 p.m.

Students will learn basic ballet, modern and jazz skills and strengthen their bodies and brains through guided movement explorations. Students will engage in creative problem-solving, connect with others and have fun learning basic sequential steps as they explore the fundamentals of three dance styles.

Dancing Across Cultures

Grades 3-8

Mondays and Wednesdays | 4-5 p.m.

This class is an introduction to various dance styles where students will begin to discover the origins, pioneers and basics of different world dance techniques.

Jazz Dance Technique

Grades 4-8

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 4-5 p.m.

This course is designed for students with one or more years of dance experience. Students will learn the basics of Jazz dance technique in this upbeat, fun class.


Music

Led by String Teaching Artist Fellow Joshua Stone

Developing Musicianship

Grades K-2

Wednesdays | 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Music theory is essential to any musician and can be applied to any instrument. In this course, students will learn how to read music, understand rhythm, and learn notes on a piano keyboard, using an online music software provided by CAP.

Enrollment and the waitlist for this course have reached capacity.

CAP String Orchestra

Grades 5-12

Saturdays (twice monthly) | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The CAP String Orchestra is an ensemble of current and former CAP string students who collaborate, perform and further their understanding of classical and contemporary music. Participation in the CAP String Orchestra may include performance opportunities, as safety allows, for the entire ensemble, as well as smaller chamber ensembles based on skill and dedication.


Theatre

Led by Theatre Teaching Artist Fellow Katie Swider

Welcome to Theatre

Grades K-2

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Students will be introduced to and familiarized with theatre in a virtual format. During this six-week program, students will learn the basics of acting, experience a true backstage pass with a virtual tour of a theatre, and work on a collaborative class scene.

Enrollment and the waitlist for this course have reached capacity.


Choose Your Own Story

Grades 3-5

Mondays and Wednesdays | 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Students will build on their skills from previous classes and will learn to create strong characters and imaginative stories. During live classes, students will go on guided adventures where their choices will influence how the story unfolds.


Improv and Improve

Grades 5+

Thursdays | 4:30-5:30 p.m.

This course is designed for previous CAP theatre students in grades 5 and up who are interested in continuing their theatre learning. Students will work on their skills as improvisers on stage and learn how to use the skills they’ve learned in CAP in more than just the theatre world.


Make a Scene! Acting and Scenic Art

Grades 3-5

Mondays | 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Students will be challenged to think like an actor, writer, director and scenic designer. They will be given a mystery location and asked to create a scenic backdrop using their own creative style. Students are encouraged to use items found around the house or recycled items in their creative process.

Puppet Theatre and Prop Making

Grades 3-5

Tuesdays | 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Students will learn about puppetry arts from around the world and flex their creative muscles by creating their own puppets and stage props. Students will learn what it takes to be a properties master by designing and creating their own props, constructing their own shadow puppet theatre and unleashing the power of storytelling in their own performance!