Classes for Homeschoolers

Mountain Pottery is an approved vendor for Inspire Charter School! Request your enrichment certificate today!

In addition to pottery classes, we offer science and STEAM classes. Helen Hixon holds a California teaching credential in Science/Biology and has extensive training in teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). Contact us for additional information.

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Fall Semester 2019

Homeschool Classes

*We have simplified schedules & prices for the 2019-2020 school year.

  1. All classes will be held Thursday mornings.
  2. Science, STEAM, ceramic hand-building and glazing classes are $25 each with no additional materials fees.
  3. Order 10 classes (science, STEAM, ceramic hand-building & glazing) and get 10% discount ($225).
  4. Wheel classes are still $55 per class.


Space in each class is limited to allow for more personalized instruction. Please call, email or stop by to reserve your child’s spot and ensure we have received an enrichment certificate. Cancelations must be made at least 24 hours prior to the class start time.  Let us know if you have any special requests for ceramics or science. You may also request an enrichment certificate for any of our regularly scheduled workshops, private lessons and wheel classes. 


September

  • 12th 11am-1pm - Pottery wheel
  • 19th 10-11am - Science Lab (human body, organ systems)
  • 19th 11am-1pm - hand-building (Fall candle holders)
  • 26th 11am-1pm - Pottery wheel

October

  • 3rd 10-11am - Science Lab (Integumentary system, skin)
  • 3rd 11am-1pm - Hand-building (coil & paddle technique)
  • 10th 11am-1pm - Glazing
  • 17th 10-11am - Science Lab (muscle system)
  • 17th 11am-1pm - Hand-building (slab construction)
  • 24th 11am-1pm - Pottery wheel
  • 31st 10-11am - Science Lab (skeletal system)
  • 31st 11am-1pm - Hand-building (slip-cast ornaments)

November

  • 7th 11am-1pm - Pottery wheel
  • 14th 10-11am - Science Lab (circulatory system)
  • 14th 11am-1pm - Glazing
  • 21st 11am-1pm - Pottery wheel
  • 28th Thanksgiving - no class

December

  • 5th 10-11am - Science Lab (digestive system)
  • 5th 11am-1pm - Hand-building (tile)
  • 12th 11am-1pm - Pottery wheel
  • 19th 10-11am - Science Lab (nervous system)
  • 19th 11am-1pm - Glazing (pick-up Dec 26th)

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July 22-26 Summer Art Camp

9am to 1pm daily

Summer Art Camp for kids 5-12 years of age.


Students will engage in a variety of studio art projects and nature-based activities and art. 

  • Ceramic hand-building, 
  • wheel throwing, 
  • nature plaster molds & clay casting,
  •  fused glass, 
  • ceramic glazing, 
  • spin art, 
  • kaleidoscopes, 
  • FIMO sculpture, 
  • nature prints, 
  • story telling 
  • and much more! 


$200 plus a $50 materials fee.  Healthy snacks will be provided but campers should bring their own picnic lunch. Contact us to make your reservation.(951-659-7117 or mountainpotteryidy@gmail.com) Inspire students should request an enrichment certificate.

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