photo of Sarah Edmonds' craft materials and sea creatures

Youth & Families

School Projects & Half Term Art Workshops

At ONCA, we deliver and support ecological and creative learning activities for children, young people & families.

Youth & Families at ONCA

Throughout the year we offer various art activities for children, young people and families in the gallery and on our weird and wonderful ONCA Barge! We also host creative workshops held during the school holidays led by ONCA’s leading inclusive arts facilitators. Activities include:

  • Mono printing
  • Screen printing
  • Sound recording in nature
  • Stop motion animation
  • Photography
  • Painting & Drawing

‘I really, really, really, really, really love everything I’ve ever done at ONCA.’

– Vince, age 8

To see what workshops we have coming up for children, young people and families click the link below.

What’s On

Schools Outreach Projects & Activities

We also deliver outreach projects in formal and informal educational settings with learners of all abilities. We model and enable artistic practice that helps people of all ages imagine and move towards a thriving future. We’ve worked with many local schools and artists with to develop and deliver a variety of workshops and activities. Some of our most recent projects include:

If you would know more about our current and past schools outreach projects click the link below.

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Media Resources

We’ve documented some of our youth, family and schools activities through a range of videos, podcasts and publications.

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Get In Touch

We are always looking for new ways to engage the younger generation in art and ecology. If you have any ideas or questions relating ONCA activities and projects with schools please email