Youth Arts Academy Classes – 2018-19

Welcome to the Pleasant Valley School District Youth Arts Academy Registration for 2018-2019

Created in June 2010, the Pleasant Valley School District Youth Arts Academy is dedicated to providing 1st-8th grade students in Ventura County with positive, creative and educational experiences in the arts. The fall session, taught by qualified instructors and supported by PVSD, SOKM and CICA focuses on visual and performing arts including art, ceramics, strings, band and voice.

Pleasant Valley School District, Save Our Kids’ Music and Channel Islands Choral Association are excited to continue this superb program during the 2018-2019 school year.

Waitlists: Some of the classes fill up quickly. If you are interested in registering for a class that is full, please click here to email Betty Weyek (bweyek@PleasantValleySD.org) with the Student Name, Parent Phone and Parent email, and indicate which class you want to be waitlisted for.

General Information

  • PVSD Chorus is open to 1st–8th grade students in Ventura County. PVSD students have course priority.
  • All other Classes open to 4th-8th grade students in Ventura County. PVSD students have course priority.
  • Classes are after school one or two days a week.
  • Classes begin the week of October 1, 2018 and end the week of May 24, 2019.
  • Classes are held at various locations.
  • PVSD has a limited number of instruments available for loan based on financial need.

IMPORTANT: Students NOT enrolled in PVSD will need to have a release of liability form on file prior to beginning class.

Our program only exists due to the generosity of families and individuals who donate. Below are the donation amounts that are needed in order for the program to be self-sustaining.

  • $290 for The Off Beats, Beginning Strings, Intermediate Strings, Beginning Guitar, Intermediate Guitar and Beginning Keyboard
  • $210 for Orchestra and Chamber Music
  • $165 for YAA Art and Ceramics (plus $35 materials fee)
  • $180 for PVSD Chorus

Donations can be made at the time of online registration using PayPal, via check to SOKM at Walk-In registration, or via check to SOKM, P.O. Box 2244, Camarillo CA 93011. Donations can also be made on a monthly basis using these donation coupons: $165$180, $210, or $290.

Please indicate the student name and class in the “Add Special Instructions for SOKM” box when you donate using PayPal.

Registration Procedure


Registration for Classes
Registration for classes is available as follows:

  • On-Line Registration begins Saturday, September 15th @ 8 am
    • Make sure you have followed the instructions above under Registration Procedure.
    • Use the links below to go the Registration Page for each class.
    • When signing up you will need an account for this SOKM site. You can use this account to login and register additional students and classes.
      • If you previously created a SOKM account please log in first. If you do not know your password please click on Lost Password and a new password will be emailed to you.
      • If you would like to register for multiple classes or to register multiple students, just come back to this page.
      • While you are logged in you can click on Review My Registrations to see the registrations you have made.
      • Make sure you Logout of your account when you are done
    • Questions? Call call or email Betty Weyek, 805-207-6608 or bweyek@PleasantValleySD.org
  • Walk-In Registration will be held on Saturday, September 29th from 11 am to 3 pm, at Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts, 700 Temple Ave, Camarillo CA 93010. If you are unsure what instrument you would like to play or what group you should register for, music directors will be available to assist you. In addition, you may be able to schedule an audition for The Off Beats or Orchestra.


Classes for 2018-2019
Use the links below for more class details and to register


Class Subject Class Time and Location Availability
Art
Grades: 4-8
Art Oct 4, 2018 - May 23, 2019
Thursdays
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dos Caminos School
Room MPR

30 seats; 8 available
Beginning Guitar
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 1, 2018 - May 22, 2019
Mondays & Wednesdays
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts
Room C11

28 seats; 1 available
Beginning Keyboard
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 1, 2018 - May 23, 2019
Mondays & Thursdays
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts
Room C10

23 seats; 0 available
Beginning Strings
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 3, 2018 - May 22, 2019
Wednesdays & Fridays
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts
Room C3

40 seats; 20 available
Ceramics
Grades: 4-8
Art Oct 3, 2018 - May 22, 2019
Wednesdays
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Las Colinas Middle School
Room B2

30 seats; 5 available
Chamber Music
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 5, 2018 - May 24, 2019
Fridays
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts
Room C11

100 seats; 100 available
Intermediate Guitar
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 2, 2018 - May 21, 2019
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts
Room C11

25 seats; 9 available
Intermediate Strings
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 1, 2018 - May 23, 2019
Mondays & Thursdays
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts
Room C3

100 seats; 85 available
Orchestra
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 2, 2018 - May 21, 2019
Tuesdays
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts
Room C3

100 seats; 77 available
PVSD Chorus
Grades: 1-8
Vocal Music Oct 2, 2018 - May 21, 2019
Tuesdays
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Dos Caminos School
Room MPR

65 seats; 3 available
The Off Beats
Grades: 4-8
Music Oct 1, 2018 - May 22, 2019
Mondays & Wednesdays
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Las Colinas Middle School
Room D7

50 seats; 34 available