Community Vendors

This list is updated often (last update: 10-16-17). Please check with your Credentialed Teacher before signing up for a class

Art Instruction

Susan Cooper, Fortuna Youth Arts
Drawing, pointing, mixed-media, print making,
mask making, and more.
Weekly and ongoing, ages 6-18, grouped by age.
Mon., Wed., Fri 3:30-5:00PM
520 South G Street, Arcata
(707) 496-2866

Fire Arts Center
Classes in ceramics and glass
Price Varies
520 South G Street, Arcata
(707) 826-1445

Humboldt Arts Council
Art classes at the Morris Graves Museum of Art
$90 per session
636 F Street, Eureka
(707) 442-0278

Ink People Center for the Arts
Ink People offers community cultural development, classes, exhibitions, performances, project incubation and support
Fees vary depending on classes.
525 7th Street, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 442-8413

Lotus Studio Pottery
Pottery instruction - hand-building and/or throw wheel, depending on age.
$20 per 1 hour class - includes clay, glazes, and 2 firings.
630 2nd St., Eureka
(707) 616-6504


Academy of Irish Dance & Music
Irish Dance instruction
$10 per hour
433 A Street, Eureka
(707) 834-5333

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio
Dance Classes: Breakdancing, Capoeira, Belly Dance, Children's Yoga, Karate, Fairy Dance (Celtic, ballet, Persian, creative dance), samba, hip hop, and more.
The Old Creamery Building
Rates vary by class. Most are $5-10 per class with discount for session enrollment or class cards.
824 L Street, Arcata
(707) 616-6876

Laura East's Ferndale Dance Academy
Class fees vary depending on length
430 Ocean Ave., Ferndale
(707) 496-0805

North Coast Dance Studio
Ballet lessons (Kindergarten to adult)
Ballet, Pointe & Prepointe, Hip Hop, Hula,
Modern, Middle Eastern Dance, and Ballroom
$8 per class
426 F Street, Eureka
(707) 442-7779

Trillium Dance Studios (Erin McKeever)
855 8th St., Suite 1, Arcata
(707) 822-8408 (office), (707) 498-7831 (cell)

Trinity Ballet Academy
Dance classes
$15.50 per class
1981 Central Ave., McKinleyville
(707) 839-1816

No Limits Dance Academy
Tap, jazz, hip hop and ballet lessons.
Beginning through advanced.
$40 per month.
1093 10th St., Arcata
(707) 825-0922

The Dance Scene Studio
Dance classes in the techniques of ballet, pointe, hip hop, bellydance, yoga and pilates
$40 per month (1 class a week)
1011 H Street, Eureka
(707) 502-2188


William (Bill) Allison
Music lessons, instrumental, voice, arranging and composition

Joyce Carter
Private lessons for woodwinds & brass
$23, 1/2 hr. session
(707) 498-4611

Rebecca Childress
Music lessons for piano, voice, and violin.
$15 per hour. $22 for 45 minute lessons
(707) 616-7005

Robert Diggins
Music lessons for violin, viola, guitar and vocals
Also a certified yoga teacher
$60 per hour
(707) 845-1788

Jimmy Durchslag
Music Teacher - Private trombone lessons
Instruments available to rent also.
580 Main St., #2, Ferndale
$35 per 40 minute lessons
(707) 923-3449

Terri Strachan
Flute and Piano Lessons - Beginner through advanced.
$40 per hour, $20 per half hour
(818) 681-1668

Ferndale Music Company
Guitar, ukulele, drums, bass lessons
Instruments available to rent
$100 per month per student
580 Main St. #2, Ferndale
Contact Paul Beatie at (707) 786-7030

Humboldt Light Opera Company (KidCo)
Musical theater classes
(707) 825-8419

Humboldt Music Academy
HSU Music Department
Music lessons
(707) 826-3411

Hilson Parker
Percussion, drum set, guitar, music theory and general music.
$25.00 per hour
(707) 267-8876

Linda Ingraham
Piano Lessons
$20 per half hour once per week
(707) 273-2391

Stephen Lewis
Piano and voice lessons
$15 per half hour, $21 per 45 minutes
(707) 822-7920

Elizabeth Rau
Piano and voice lessons, and music theory
(707) 442-4246

Ruth McClimon
Piano lessons, including note reading, emphasis on reading rhythms and repertoire. Performance experience at Fortuna Adult Day Program four times per year and annual recital performance. Computer theory and games offered.
$90 per month
$33.75 per hour
(707) 725-3760

Katie McGourty
Piano Lessons, Suzuki Method
$25/half hour, $50/hour
(707) 601-2434

Sam McNeill
Violin instruction
$50 per hour
(707) 822-8462

Alana Nicklas
Beginning to intermediate lessons for electric bass,
piano, and guitar
$30 per hour
(707) 407-6659

Lorenza Simmons Phillips
Vocal and piano instruction
$25.00 per hour
(707) 845-3983

Allen C. Thompson
Guitar lessons involving music theory, tableture, and standard notation through pop, rock, classic and hit songs.
$20/half hour, $40/hour lesson

Franis Vanek
Music Lessons, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
(707) 813-7333

Stefan Vaughan
Violin and viola lessons
Instrument rentals offered; call for prices and availability.
$35 per hour
(707) 442-0689

North Coast Music
Private music lessons
$100 per month
1038 Main Street, Fortuna
(707) 725-9787

Andrew I. Zverina
Percussion and music theory
$25/half hour, $50/hour lesson
(858) 692-7089

Instrument Rental Services

M.B. Rental Instruments
Musical instrument rentals.
$50 per semester
(707) 498-1052

Meadowood Music
Violins and violas, $20 per month; cellos $25 per month
Contact Stefan Vaughan at (707) 442-0689

Martial Arts

Cobra and Butterfly Karate School
Martial Arts Instruction
$99/month for 2 classes/week
1711 Main St., Fortuna
(707) 725-4849

Fusuikan Martial Arts
Learn the basics of Karate as well as the fundamentals of Jujitsu. Through movement and discipline members not only learn self defense techniques but also build character, self confidence and self control while enhancing self-esteem.
2725 Myrtle Ave., Eureka
(707) 443-1725

Humboldt Jiu Jitsu Academy
Martial Arts/Self Defense
Youth $80 per month, High School $100 with 10% off per mo.
1041 F Street, Arcata

Humboldt Kenpo Karate (Jeff Speakman's Kenpo 5.0)
Martial Arts
$95-$129 per month
375 S. Fortuna Blvd #737, Fortuna
(707) 499-4871

Jobu Shin Kan
Martial Arts lessons
$65 per month
521 4th Street, Eureka
(707) 443-3735

Lost Coast Kenpo Karate
Physical education, self defense and respect to others
$80 per month
7 5th Street, Eureka
(707) 498-9442,

Redwood Muay Thai
Conditioning, beginning through advanced Muay Thai training
900 S. Fortuna Blvd., Fortuna
(707) 617-2511

North Coast Aikido Foundation
Non-violent martial arts instruction
$40 per month
890 G Street, Arcata
(707) 826-9395

The Health and Karate Center
Program includes fitness, self-defense training, and martial arts instruction in classic Okinawan karate
1944 Central Avenue, McKinleyville
(707) 839-5255

Sun Yi's Academy 
Tae Kwon Do Instruction 
$70 per month, 25% off for 2nd student
Discount applies to a 1 year contract.
1215 Giuntoli Lane, Arcata
(707) 825-0182

Health Clubs/Gymnastics/Swimming

Arcata Pool
Private and group swim lessons
1150 16th Street, Arcata
(707) 822-6801

Physical Fitness and Nutrition
$100 per month
490 So. Fortuna Blvd., Fortuna
(707) 362-7607

Body Works Fitness Club
$42 per month
1156 Main Street, Fortuna
(707) 725-6777

101 Gulliksen Dr., Fortuna
Beg. Tumbling $45/month
Int. Tumbling $55/month

Cal Courts
Gym memberships for students 16+
$120 per semester
518 Clark St, Eureka / 3909 Walnut Dr in Cutten
(707) 445-5445

Eureka Physical Therapy (EPT) Rehabilitation
Swim lessons in Fortuna
2600 Newburg Rd, Fortuna
Classes are $60 per session (a session is 10 lessons)
Private lessons are also available for $25 per half hour
(707) 725-6995
(707) 725-7866

Flips for Kids Gymnastics
1489 Hoover St, Eureka
Prices vary
(707) 445-0450

Student gym memberships
$50.00 for a ten-visit pass
$225 per semester

Now at four locations:
3441 Pennsylvania Ave., Eureka
(707) 443-3488
300 Community Parkway, Arcata
(707) 822-3488
1500 Anna Sparks Way, McKinleyville
(707) 839-9800
721 South Fortuna Blvd., Fortuna
(707) 725-9484

Humboldt Crossfit
Physical Fitness / Education
$75 per month
1725 Tomlinson St., Eureka
(707) 444-8888

Humboldt Swim Club
Competitive swimming skills for children ages 6-18
$60 - $80/month
Contact: Cameron Mull at (707) 227-4055

Jump Start Gymnastics
Classes available for ages 5-12
Prices Vary
2725 Myrtle Ave, Eureka
(707) 443-1725

Om Shala Yoga
Various yoga classes (All levels and various styles)
858 10th St., A, Arcata
(707) 825-9642

Vector Rehabilitation
Swim lessons: Private, semi-private, group. Kids open swim.
3289 Edgewood Rd., Eureka, CA
$20/private session, $27 semi-private 2 students session,
$60 group/6 lessons
(707) 442-6463



Rachel Delvaux
K-12 Individual tutoring: Language Arts,
Social Studeis, History, Study Skills.

Stefani Gambrel
Math Tutor - All math K-12th grades
$25 per hour
(707) 599-9627

Ana Lora Garrard
Writing/Language Arts tutor.
Creative approaches to writing, specializing in students with writing challenges.
$25 per hour
(707) 826-2647

John Gearhart
Tennis instruction and lessons. Tutoring in Math, History, Science and English
$15 per hour
(707) 267-6362

Travis Holter
Tutoring in all subjects for grades K-12, including ACT Preparation, college level chemistry and calculus
$25 per hour
(785) 766-4508

Stella Matteoli McNeil
Tutoring all subject grade K-12
$15 per hour
(707) 267-1278

Angela Middlebrook
Math Tutor. Tutoring for 9+ years. Making math fun and interesting by creating activities/ games. Advocate for higher ed and student success.
$15 per hour
(323) 399-3598

Laurie Richardson
Language Arts Tutor
$25 per hour
(707) 476-0634

Rebecca Salstrom-Graves
Math Tutor
$25 per hour

Suzanne Smith
Credentialed teacher for all grades and subjects. Available at the school all week.
$25 per hour
(707) 443-6202 (cell), 443-6202 (home)

Felicia Treece
Credentialed teacher K-7 all subjects.

Marguerite Wheeler
Multiple Subjects
$25 per hour
(707) 499-4670

Driving Schools

Eureka Driving School
Online Driver's Education Class, $65
Behind the Wheel Training (fees vary depending on location)
1307 Union St., Eureka
(707) 442-1355

Humboldt Driving School
2936 J Street, Eureka
(707) 442-4083


Arcata Parks and Recreation
Offers various recreation programs such as gymnastics, martial arts, tennis, basketball, and LEGO engineering classes
736 F Street, Arcata

Bridgeville Community Center
A place for students to meet with teachers and use the computer lab
Bridgeville Elementary School,
38717 Kneeland Road, off Hwy 36
(707) 777-1775

Bunny Hop Quilt Shop
Sewing Classes
1809 Albee St., Eureka
(707) 497-6356

Discovery Museum
Non-profit children's museum offers interactive exhibits and thematic programs on science, art, culture, technology and healthy living.
612 G Street #102, Eureka
(707) 443-9694

Dream Quest
Willow Creek Youth Partnership
Helping Youth Realize Their Dreams
(530) 629-3564,

Eureka Fabrics
Materials for sewing projects.
Sewing classes offered
$15 / class
412 2nd Street Old Town, Eureka
(707) 442-2646

Far North Climbing Gym Inc.
Indoor climbing for physical education
(707) 826-9558,,

Weekly classes about eating, food preparation, sourcing, measuring, cleanliness, gardening. Simple kidfriently snack and meal making.
(707) 633-8328

Humboldt Bay Rowing Association
$450 per season
Contact Scott Gibson
(707) 845-4752

Humboldt Tennis Club
Tennis Lessons
3699 Edgewood Road, Eureka
(707) 407-5089 or (707) 616-4781

Rampart Skatepark
Skateboarding: one on one instrction, seasonal camps.
$30/hour for instruction, varied for seasonal camps
(707) 826-0675

Redwood Music Mart
Musical instrument supplies
511 F Street, Eureka
(707) 268-3829

Knitting, crochet, needle felting and weaving classes
518 Russ St., Eureka
(707) 443-9276