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  • Learning & Enrichment

    Bughouse Team Chess
    Head Coach: Leo Stefurak
    Ages 6-14 years old
    June 15-19 and/or August 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $360.00 each class
    Bughouse team chess is a four-person game played between pairs of cooperating chess partners. It is played nationally with a codified set of rules. Children seeking fun team play should join us for study and practice of this unique game. No previous bughouse experience is necessary.
     
    Intermediate Chess
    Head Coach: Leo Stefurak
    Assistant Coach: Lori Osseward                                                                              
    Ages 6-14 years old
    June 22-26 and/or August 10-14              
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $360.00 each class
    Children who have had previous chess instruction may enroll in this intermediate-level class. Tactical skills and middle-game strategies will be emphasized as students build upon their opening knowledge and individual styles. A training tournament will be conducted each afternoon, enabling students to join theory with practice. Chess makes learning fun!
     
    Chess Fun and Cross-Training
    Head Coach: Leo Stefurak
    Ages 6-14 years old
    August 3-7
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $360.00          
    Chess has many variants and varieties to its play. Students this week will be practicing Lightning Chess, Blitz Chess, and Bughouse Team Chess. Chess players will benefit by exercising their visualization and variation-building skills through chess-like mental play and exercises. Students will be developing tactical and strategical skills through chess cross-training in Give-Away Chess, Monster Chess, Whack-A-Move Chess, and other fun chess variants. Training tournaments with swiss and round robin formats will accompany our chess practice throughout the week.
     
    Improving to Advanced Chess
    Head Coach: Leo Stefurak
    Ages 7-14 years old
    July 27-31  
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $360.00          
    Students wishing to build an opening repertoire and develop endgame skills are welcome to join in this week of more advanced study and play. Tournament experience is recommended, along with a desire to systematize chess study in opening systems, middlegame plans and endgame procedures. Thinking methodologies, visualization approaches, and the unification of strategy with tactics will be the focus of this week’s study and tournament play. A training tournament and individual game review will accompany our chess practice throughout the week.
     
    Ooey Gooey Science
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran                                
    Ages 6-8 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    June 15-19
    $195.00 each class
    This week-long science and art class encourages wonder, curiosity, and creativity with gooey projects. It allows children full hands-on exploring, helping them develop their imaginations while they learn about their world. Each day these students will immerse themselves in scientific concoctions that involve paint, bubbles, playdough, and many other squishy, colorful mediums. Children should wear play clothes that can get messy.
     
    Math Fun!
    Instructor: Kalyn Pope
    Ages 8-10 years old
    June 15-19 and/or June 22-26  
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    In this class, you will have the chance to think and experiment like a mathematician—through playful art that leads to discovery. A lot of us think of mathematicians as people who calculate and memorize facts, but actually, most mathematicians play, come up with interesting questions, and investigate possible solutions. In this course we will be mathematicians experimenting through various art mediums and creative projects. Let's find joy and fun in playing with math!
     
    City Explorers
    Instructor: Melaney Mayne
    Ages 8-10 years old, July 6-10 and/or July 20-24    
    Ages 10-13 years old, July 13-17
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  
    $390.00 each class
    Seattle is a big, exciting city with lots to offer! This week, students will have the task of learning to navigate for a driver as well as utilizing the city bus routes. They'll learn to budget for their food and entertainment and develop teambuilding skills they'll use throughout their lives. The team will have opportunities to plan trips around Seattle, visit local markets, and try new foods, all while mapping and journaling important discoveries along the way. Our goal is for students to feel a sense of place and belonging in the big city. Students will be learning valuable life skills this week to carry with them for a lifetime!
     
    Bash’em Bots using Lego Materials
    Instructors of Play-Well TEKnologies
    Ages 8-10 years old
    July 6-10    
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students will traverse challenging obstacles, battle against fellow bots, and take on Play-Well instructors' colossal creations in the Battle Arena! Each child will customize their own chassis to become a Minerbot, a Juggernaut, or an Iron Elephant using tens of thousands of LEGO® parts. We’re applying real-world engineering and physics concepts to help bash and crash our way to victory.
     
    Coding Club: Game Development and Ethical Hacking
    Instructor: Diego Ulises of hackworld.io
    Ages 8-10 years old
    July 6-10
    9:00-12:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    Students will use Scratch 3.0 to learn about the game development process, including game deployment, version iteration, and cloud data. Additionally, students will explore ethical hacking by using the remix feature on Scratch Games. Scratchers improve their own projects, make other projects more accessible, and contribute to the Scratch community while using our "hackronym" values of Honesty, Accessibility, Creativity, and Kindness (H.A.C.K). Throughout the course, students will work individually, in pairs, and/or in teams to "ship" these games.
     
    Flash Fiction
    Instructor: Sophie Taylor
    Ages 9-11 years old
    June 29-July 3 and/or July 20-24
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    Students read and discuss short stories and vignettes, and learn to write short but powerful stories, drawing on the powers of imagery and suggestion. Students will learn not only to produce stories, but to edit for length—the best writing is efficient, and students will use the workshopping process to help one another produce efficient, creative prose. Students will also participate in the Six Word Story challenge, made famous by "For sale: baby shoes, never worn," attributed to Ernest Hemingway.
     
    Space Is Big… (like, Whoa!)
    Instructor: Megan Logan                    
    Ages 9-11 years old
    July 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students will explore our solar system as well as the outer reaches of space! We will be investigating the planets, stars, and other planetary objects, and students will invent new ways to share their learning with others. This is a project-focused class that allows scientists to explore areas of their own interest and design something that appeals to them as a way to demonstrate their understanding.
     
    Philosophy: No Question Too Small to Be Big
    Instructor: Bryan Carr
    Ages 9-11 years old, July 20-24, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 11-14 years old, August 17-21, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    Philosophy is both the foundation and the peak of education, and young people are naturals at it if given the chance. In this introduction to philosophy class, we will start with stories, games and movie and video clips, as well as food, and then move on together to rediscover the biggest, most perplexing issues of all. Rather than be told answers, students will generate questions, by thinking together about science, ethics, art, and more. We will discover that thought is a great deal of fun, while developing critical thinking and listening carefully to each other. Because there is no end to puzzlement or to understanding, this class is never the same twice, and so is appropriate for both first-time and returning students. Dialogue is guided by the instructor.
     
    Hot Stuff in the BIG Lab
    Instructor: Karen Kessinger
    Ages 9-11 years old  
    July 27-31
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Things are warming up in our innovation BIG lab makerspace this week! In this class, students will be experimenting with heat press vinyl, crayons, fun Shrinky Dinks, and more. We’ll be using glue guns, irons, hot plates, and our oven to create these imaginative science projects.
     
    Strategy Games
    Instructor: Kimberly Chu
    Ages 9-12 years old
    June 15-19    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students will have fun playing a wide variety of strategy games, including two-player games, multi-player games, and co-op games. The goals of this class are to: 1) learn new strategic board games but also play games we love, 2) ask for help when needed and practice giving suggestions when asked, 3) explore analytical thinking, spatial thinking and creative thinking, 4) experience healthy competition, and 5) connect with others through board and card games.
     
    Gamers Guild: Retro Arcade Games
    Instructor: Diego Ulises of hackworld.io
    Ages 9-12 years old
    June 22-26
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    Students will use MakeCode Arcade to build retro-style games with block-based coding. MakeCode Arcade sports a full-featured JavaScript editor with code snippets, tooltips, and error detection. Students will learn advanced animation practices and game design, and toggle between block-based coding and JavaScript to create games that can be fully exported! All experience levels are welcome.
     
    Birds, Bees and Trees: Becoming Nature Helpers
    Instructor: Eryn Morrigan
    Ages 10-14 years old  
    June 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    The week begins with trips to our local neighborhood park Twin Ponds for birdwatching and learning about plant and tree identification. Then we'll be designing and constructing bird/bee houses using the laser cutter, and creating infographics for educating community members about the value of pollinators and native plants. Students will learn about local birds and bees, and investigate how to support their housing needs in an urban environment. This course develops both science and communication skills through appreciation of nature, observation, and most importantly, social action!

    Games for Brains! Logic Puzzles, Riddles and Challenges
    Instructor: Eryn Morrigan
    Ages 10-14 years old  
    June 15-19
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Your brain needs to be challenged to grow—and you'll certainly grow some serious brainpower in this class! We'll be solving riddles together, stretching our logical limits with a variety of types of logic puzzles, and creating challenges to stump friends and family. Games will be an essential part of the course with the goal of experiencing different types of challenges with open minds. At the end of the week, students will work together to break out of their very own Evergreen Escape Room! There will be a variety of activities to satisfy different interests and introvert/extrovert preferences.
     
    Ancient Egypt and Greece: Mythology, Culture, and Life
    Instructor: Eryn Morrigan
    Ages 10-14 years old  
    June 22-26
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    We'll spend this week exploring the beautiful and fascinating cultures of ancient Greece and Egypt through storytelling, crafts and foods. Students will delve into famous mythological stories to understand the value of storytelling, and create their own stories with wise lessons. They'll also create crafts, like painted sarcophagi, name cartouches, and miniature Greek buildings. To finish off the course, we'll be cooking some traditional foods of Egypt and Greece to celebrate our learning and reflecting on the shared humanity we have with these ancient cultures.
     
    Nifty Lifter
    Instructor: Steve Foster
    Ages 10-14 years old
    June 29-July 3
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    We’re in the BIG Lab makerspace this week, and students will work to design and build a complex machine using only recycled materials. This combination of simple machines will be able to lift a weight that is six times greater than the input weight!
     
    Puzzle Lamp
    Instructor: Steve Foster
    Ages 10-14 years old
    June 29-July 3
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    We’ll be in the BIG Lab makerspace this week! Students will design and build their own free-standing lamp out of pieces they've designed from our laser cutter … and we’ll be putting together our lamps without any fasteners or adhesives!
     
    Saber Academy, Saber Building
    Instructor: Shaye Whitmer
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    One task that a saber initiate must complete is the construction of their own metal light-up saber. Initiates will learn the elements of design and metal fabrication that can be applied to crafting their own unique stunt saber hilt with electronics. This engineering class will teach students about voltages and basic soldering skills. Once done, the saber is theirs to keep ... for use in the battle for the galaxy.
     
    Strategy Games and Math Puzzles
    Instructor: Sanni Keskimaki
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 13-17    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    We’ll spend the week challenging ourselves with "Think Fun" games like Rush Hour, playing games that incorporate strategy or math in pairs and in groups, and solving challenges—logic puzzles, Sudokus, and other tricky math problems—together. Students will work at their own ability level on different logic and mathematical activities in a fun and supportive environment.
     
    Geometry and the Art of Problem Solving
    Instructor: Steve Foster
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 20-24
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    This class will have the dual focus of introducing basic to intermediate geometry concepts while also helping to cultivate critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students will gain experience with using a straightedge and compass to construct geometric diagrams, allowing for a deeper understanding of relationships between two-dimensional objects. Discussions and activities will also provide opportunities to think critically about what information will be needed in order to come up with solutions to a myriad of real-life situations and scenarios.
     
    T-Shirts with Meaning!
    Instructor: Steve Foster
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 20-24
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    The week begins with group conversation around justice and stereotypes. Once each student decides their chosen moral message, which may be a message about just who they are, or a message promoting positive change, we will then begin creating our designs. Once designs are created, we’ll be putting them on our personal t-shirts for showcase. This is a class supporting students on how to campaign their own important messages.
     
    How to Debate
    Instructor: Kim Chastagner
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 27-31, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    August 17-21, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    The goal of this week-long introduction to the world of public speaking and debate is to familiarize students with the basics of public speaking and argumentation. Debate is a fun and engaging way to learn and practice the processes of logic and critical thinking. Using a parliamentary style of debate, students will build skills in arguing both sides of an issue as well as defending their argument with logic and evidence. On the final day of class, families are invited to a final debate presentation in which their child will participate. Further details will be sent home to families at the start of the week.
     
    Philosophy: No Question Too Small to Be Big
    Instructor: Bryan Carr
    Ages 9-11 years old, July 20-24, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 11-14 years old, August 17-21, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    Philosophy is both the foundation and the peak of education, and young people are naturals at it if given the chance. In this introduction to philosophy class, we will start with stories, games and movie and video clips, as well as food, and then move on together to rediscover the biggest, most perplexing issues of all. Rather than be told answers, students will generate questions, by thinking together about science, ethics, art, and more. We will discover that thought is a great deal of fun, while developing critical thinking and listening carefully to each other. Because there is no end to puzzlement or to understanding, this class is never the same twice, and so is appropriate for both first-time and returning students. Dialogue is guided by the instructor.
     
    Tiny Bots in the BIG Lab!
    Instructor: Lindsey Own
    Ages 10-14 years old  
    August 17-21
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students will be building an array of cute tiny robots using basic motors and LEDs. We’re getting creative … let’s see if we can move our bots in interesting ways without any coding. Depending on each student’s interests, we’ll also incorporate different mechanical actuators and/or digital fabrication. A fun, creative week in The Evergreen School's innovation makerspace!
     
    Cosplay Coders: Crafting Technology
    Instructor: Diego Ulises of hackworld.io
    Ages 11-14 years old
    August 10-14
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    Students will use a MakeCode editor and circuit boards to bring crafting to life. Circuit boards can be programmed to make sounds, control lights, and detect motion. Use "loops" to repeat light sequences or "if statements" to add movement conditions! The class will be crafting various projects, and students will learn how to use a circuit board and create a final project at the end of the week to be taken home. All experience levels are welcome. Circuit board and materials included.
     
     
    Dungeons & Dragons
    Instructors: Kuran Pettiross and Jeff Lageson
    Ages 11-14 years old
    July 6-10    
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Come join us for a week of spectacular adventure into a world of calculating wizards, indomitable warriors, verdant woods, and of course, sprawling dungeons and ancient dragons. In this class, students will learn how to play 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons. Also known as D&D, Dungeons & Dragons is a tabletop role-playing game where the players take on the role of a character of their design. These characters are a part of the world that a storyteller, also known as a Dungeon Master, creates. By the end of the week students will have made their own characters, played an adventure, and defeated the evil of the realm! No experience with the game required; this is an entry-level D&D class.
     
    Dungeons & Dragons: Tales from the Table
    Instructor: Brad Walker
    Ages 11-14 years old,
    July 13-17 and/or July 27-31
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    This is an amazing and one-of-a-kind theater experience for anyone who loves D&D, designed by dungeon master/professional actor Brad Walker. Throughout the week, students will craft their own unique hero, select an adventure hook to start their story, and play a session of Dungeons & Dragons together with the teacher/dungeon master. Next up, students will translate the events of the game into a short play to perform on stage. Students will develop skills in acting, projection and creating stage pictures, and they'll make props to enhance the performance as well. On the last day, students will perform a half-written, half-improvised adventure play based on the events of the D&D game played earlier as a group. This class is limited in size so don’t delay ... grab your spot at the table today.
     
    Dungeons & Dragons: Intermediate Campaigning Bootcamp
    Instructors: Kuran Pettiross and Jeff Lageson
    Ages 11-14 years old
    August 17-21    
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390.00
    If your child wants to know what it’s like to play in a full-length campaign, then this class is a great opportunity to learn! These characters will go from level one, at the beginning of the week, to level 10 by the end of the week. Students should be ready to take on the biggest evils of their world! Class is designed for the student that already possesses basic knowledge of the rules and systems of the game; students should have at least one multi-session play experience.
     
    Dungeons & Dragons: Role Playing and Character Development Deep Dive
    Instructors: Kuran Pettiross and Jeff Lageson
    Ages 12-14 years old
    July 20-24    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Who’s ready to take their D&D abilities to the next level? This is the class! Players will learn how to turn the numbers and stats on paper into a living, breathing character to play. These extra-developed characters need new skills on how to be role-played in a deeper, more life-like way. By the end of the week students will leave better prepared for more serious campaigns. This is for the experienced D&D player with play experience under at least three different dungeon masters and at least one year’s experience.
  • Fine Arts

    Let’s Craft: Felting, Quilling
    Instructor: Kimberly Chu
    Ages 9-12 years old
    June 15-19    
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Learn two fun crafts in one week: felting and quilling. This week, we will create felted figures using basic hand sewing skills, flat felt, barbed needles, and wool roving. The art of quilling will also be introduced; using narrow colorful strips of paper, a slotted tool, and glue, we'll create beautiful and unique designs that can be made into pictures and cards. Students are encouraged to draw up their own patterns and dream up their own creations.
     
    World Dinners
    Instructor: Silvana Junge
    Ages 9-14 years old
    June 15-19
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $475.00
    Each day students will create a meal—including entree and side dish—representative of a different country! Students will be cooking and baking, with fresh, quality ingredients, and class discussion will include information about the different countries.
     
    Book Arts
    Instructor: Ellen Klein
    Ages 8-11 years old
    June 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students will explore the world of book arts, from paper making to book binding. A new project will be presented each day, culminating in personally embellished boxes to house and transport all of their creations.
     
    Fun with Grub!
    Instructor: Michelle Bolton
    Morning: Ages 8-11 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00p.m.
    Afternoon: Ages 6-8 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    June 15-19
    $195.00 each class
    This kids cooking class shows a different, creative approach to food. Students will prepare yummy snack-type foods all while expressing their inner artist. Lessons include crazy kabobs, tie-dye cake in a jar, and twisted tortilla chips. Each “chef” will design their own apron, chef’s hat, and magnetic recipe board to take home. We'll end our week with our own grub demonstration to share with others!
     
    Hand-i-Crafts
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran                                
    Ages 6-8 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    June 22-26
    $195.00 each class
    There are many lifelong benefits to learning and doing crafts, but this week, our number one goal is for the children to enjoy themselves! We'll be creating art using all different kinds of materials, such as watercolor, paint, glue, string, yarn, ribbon, beads, and more. We will be making woven wall hangings and baskets, watercolor yarn art, ribbon bookmarks, and different kinds of jewelry. This week children will be very busy expanding their minds and learning new hand-crafting skills to support them for a lifetime.
     
    Vision Boards
    Instructor: Stasia Smith
    Ages 10-12 years old
    June 22-26  
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    A vision board, also known as a dream board, is a personal collage of affirmations, images, and pictures of what the creator dreams to do one day. Students will spend a creative, mindful, insightful and relaxing week learning more about themselves by reflecting on who they are, what they are passionate about, how they relate to others, and how they can achieve future goals. The week will include lots of journaling, creating an action plan, self-portraits, and end with the vision board.
     
    Rock On! Rock Painting Your Passions
    Instructor: Eryn Morrigan
    Ages 10-14 years old  
    June 22-26
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Express your passions through painting on stones in this very hands-on art class. Students will have the opportunity to plan out their designs and then paint their own rocks, inspired by their interests. The group will learn about techniques for rock painting as a hobby, and many colorful and meaningful rocks will be painted, plus they’ll make a gift rock for a special person in their life. Students are encouraged to be creative, appropriate, and thoughtful with their designs. Rock painting contributes to artistic mindfulness as well as strengthening fine motor painting. Students take the time to be reflective in a comfortable, enjoyable atmosphere.
     
    Machine Sewing
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook’s Little Hands Creations
    Ages 7-12, June 29-July 3, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 6-9, August 3-7, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $235.00 each class
    Students are invited to learn a skill they will use for a lifetime and a hobby they will forever enjoy… sewing! No experience necessary; appropriate for students with either beginning or more advanced sewing skills. New students will learn machine safety and beginner sewing techniques, while more experienced students will have the opportunity to expand on skills they already have. The class will begin with a simple project and then students will advance at their own pace to more exciting and challenging projects throughout the session. Many fun and different patterns are presented each time! Please note: For new students, attending on Monday (the first day of class) is mandatory, as that is when they will learn how to use the machines and important safety tips.
     
    Knitting
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook’s Little Hands Creations
    Ages 7-12 years old
    June 29-July 3 and/or August 3-7
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $235.00 each class
    Learn the art of knitting and crochet! Knitting is calming, relaxing, and keeps us centered because of its repetitive rhythmic movements. Beginners will start slowly with finger knitting, before moving on to knitting needles and our handy Knifty Knitter Looms. Projects include bookmarks, stuffed animals, hats, headbands, pouches and more!
     
    Week of Cakes: Baking & Decorating
    Instructor: Silvana Junge
    Ages 8-12 years old
    June 29-July 3
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $475.00
    Learn to bake from scratch! Using only the best quality ingredients, each child will make their own cake batter and frosting, then assemble and decorate with their own personal touches. Cakes may be kept frozen for up to three months ... or enjoyed right away!
     
    Beading and Jewelry Design
    Instructor: Kim Chastagner
    Ages 8-10 years old, June 29-July 3, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 10-14 years old, July 27-31, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    In this fun introduction to beading and simple jewelry design, students will learn about the tools and techniques needed to create earrings, necklaces, bracelets and keychains. We will use a variety of materials to create our jewelry designs.
     
    Self Portraits
    Instructor: Stasia Smith
    Ages 8-10 years old
    July 6-10  
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    What would a Picasso-inspired self-portrait look like? We’ll find out this week! Students will explore different artists and utilize several different mediums as they create works of art from this distinct genre. Monday through Thursday we’ll focus on a new artist and art medium each day. During the last part of class on Friday, we'll have a gallery walk so that we can support and celebrate each other’s artistic talents.
     
    Jewelry Making
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook’s Little Hands Creations
    Ages 7-12 years old
    July 13-17
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    Take your accessory game to the next level with our jewelry design class! Students will start with simple projects like clay beads and macramé, then move on to more complex techniques with wire wrapping, chain and leather work, beading and weaving. Students will be creating layered necklaces, chandelier earrings, gemstone rings, and more. Supplies include organic and re-purposed materials, fun gemstones, studs, and rhinestones.
     
    Tarts, Pies and Ice Cream
    Instructor: Silvana Junge
    Ages 8-13, July 13-17, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 6-9 years old, August 17-21, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $475.00 each class
    Get ready for a tasty week! Students will be creating festive tarts, fruit pies, baked custard tarts, decorative crusts, galettes, and a pairing ice cream flavor each day. Students will learn the differences between tarts, pies, and their different crusts. Each of the baked products can be frozen for up to three months.
     
    Wire Sculpture
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger
    Ages 9-13 years old
    July 13-17
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    This pliable art medium is great for that child who loves to work with their hands. First, we'll create sketches of how we envision our sculptures, and then we’ll be handling the wire and creating 3D pieces based on our sketches. Table and hanging mobiles will also be included. Students will have the opportunity to create at least three pieces and then share the results at our mini open house on the last day.
     
    Artist's Workshop
    Instructor: Michelle Bolton
    Morning Workshop: Ages 6-8 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Workshop: Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 13-17
    $195.00 each class
    Calling all kinds of artists to join this week-long workshop! Join us to explore different mediums including paint, ceramic, rock, metal, magnets, wood, canvas, and a variety of other interesting materials. Transform photos into art, or design metal magnet boards. Create personalized magnets and cool canvas projects. It's a week to spin ... squirt ... flick ... carve ... stick and print!
     
    Tie-Dye Creations
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran                                
    Ages 5-7 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 20-24
    $195.00 each class
    The art of tie-dying is a great, simple way to upcycle unused pieces of clothing, turning them into fresh fashion for summer fun! Children may bring in items from home to dye, but we will also be supplying many different articles of clothing for all the children to create away! We’ll teach them different ties and twists as well as different dye techniques. Children will be bringing home all their creations.
     
    Drawing and Painting
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger
    Ages 9-12 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 6-8 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.              
    July 20-24
    $195.00 each class
    In this drawing and painting class for children who love the craft, students will be taught techniques used by some of the greatest artists. Each day, the class will draw inspiration from nature, still life, and master artists. There will be a parent/guardian “open house” invite on the last day.
     
    The Art of Bullet Journaling
    Instructor: Kim Chastagner
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 20-24 and/or August 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    What is bullet journaling? Bullet journaling (or BuJo) is a method of planning and journaling that is personalized and unique. We will use artsy supplies to design and decorate our bullet journals, including pens and markers, washi tape, stickers, and more. Students will learn techniques (design layout, hand-lettering, etc.) to help them to design pages/spreads that represent their personal interests and goals.
     
    DIY Bedroom Decor
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran                                
    Ages 6-8 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 27-31
    $195.00 each class
    DIY crafting can be so rewarding and therapeutic! In this class, students have the opportunity to create unique DIY craft projects they might like for their rooms or elsewhere, such as blankets, flower boxes, and garlands. The experience of creating useful items gives a sense of achievement and purpose, as well as sparking joy and satisfaction to the crafter. Working on the projects themselves can be calming and help develop focus and mindfulness.
     
    Painting and Printing Pop Art
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger            
    Ages 9-12 years old
    August 3-7
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Beautiful, bright works of art will emerge throughout the duration of this course. Using paint as the primary medium, students will use photography, advertisements, and famous works of art as inspiration to create their own pieces of pop art. The class will work with repetition, printing techniques, and mixing bold, loud colors to express vibrant images and messages, and they'll also explore the use of canvas, creating their own spin on historical art by replicating famous works from the 1960s pop art genre.
     
    Make Your Own Comic Book
    Instructor: Lukas Allenbaugh of Creative Art Network (C.A.N.)
    Ages 7-12 years old
    August 3-7, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.    
    August 10-14, 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
    $235.00 each class
    Have you ever read a comic book and wanted to make your own? Now's your chance! In this class, students will draw their own comic books using traditional art supplies. Students will receive coaching on how to draw specific characters and 3D objects if help is requested, and they will be supported in finding their own artistic style and voice. All drawing skill levels are welcome.
     
    Big Messy Art
    Ages 5-7 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    August 3-7
    $195.00 each class
    This process-oriented class focuses on using different art mediums and our different senses while creating. The best aspect of this class is how much fun it is going to be! We’ll be painting in big and messy and outrageous ways, and students will be challenging their imaginations all week! Children should wear clothing that can get messy.
     
    Pickles, Berries, Jams: Food Preservation 101
    Instructor: Ellen Klein
    Ages 9-12 years old    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    August 3-7
    $195.00                              
    We’re excited to roll up our sleeves and get on our aprons to make treats that might include pickles, salsa, jams, and even dried fruit leather. Students will preserve a variety of foods, focusing on what is in season, and receive an introduction to the basics of food preservation. Depending on weather and seasonal crops, we may incorporate a berry picking trip.
     
    3D Drawing
    Instructor: Lukas Allenbaugh of Creative Art Network (C.A.N.)
    Ages 7-12 years old
    August 3-7
    1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    In this class, students will transform cubes, prisms, cylinders, spheres, cones, and pyramids into 3D works of art! Students will use traditional art supplies (pen, pencil, colored pencil, and marker) to create 3D vehicles, cities, robots, letters, and more! All drawing skill levels are welcome.
     
    Quilting
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook’s Little Hands Creations
    Ages 7-12 years old
    August 10-14
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    Historically thought of as a utilitarian craft, quilting has now been found to improve well-being and coordination and strengthen math skills. This class will start with a simple nine-square pillow, and then advance to more complex quilting patterns like the optical sawtooth and electric fan. Students can also make quilted items, like purses, phone cases, skirts, anything they imagine! Prerequisite to enroll: Having taken a Machine Sewing class.
     
    Learn Cross Stitch
    Instructor: Carmel Rice
    Ages 10-14 years old
    August 10-14 and/or August 17-21
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    Join us for an introduction to cross stitch embroidery! Cross stitch is a wonderful craft to learn; it's creative, relaxing, and enjoyable, and beautiful designs may be created with patience and attention to detail. Carmel has made many different cross stitch designs since she was young, and she'll be bringing in some of her work to inspire the students. All supplies included.
     
    Chinese Calligraphy
    Instructor: Yuli Zhu
    Ages 10-14 years old
    August 10-14      
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    This week, students will learn Chinese characters and their meaning, along with different Chinese writing skills and the process of calligraphy. Chinese language and culture will be presented throughout.
     
    Sci-Fi Art
    Instructor: Lukas Allenbaugh of Creative Art Network (C.A.N.)
    Ages 7-12 years old
    August 10-14    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $225.00
    If you travelled to another planet in the future, what creatures, architecture, vehicles, and inventions would you discover? In this class, students will be drawing in both 2D and 3D, using shading and texturing while creating unique worlds with traditional art supplies (pen, colored pencil, and marker). A portfolio of their work is sent home the final day. All drawing skill levels are welcome.
     
    Imaginative Sparks
    Instructor: Madison Jedlick
    August 10-14
    Ages 5-6 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 7-8 years old. 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    We’re using our imaginations this week through arts and crafts, and we'll be painting, gluing, beading, drawing and more. Students will create cardboard cities, keychains with melting beads, bracelets and other unique sparkly creations, expressing their creativity throughout the week with fun hands-on activities.
     
    Sudsy Science Fun with Soaps and Bath Bombs
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran                                
    Ages 6-8 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    August 10-14
    $195.00 each class
    Making soaps and bath bombs is a creative, hands-on approach to learning chemistry. The science behind making these two fizzy and fragrant items is fantastically fascinating! Students this week will have fun coming up with their own ideas in creating and decorating their own soaps and bath bombs to bring home and share with friends and family.
     
    Fashion Design
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook’s Little Hands Creations                                                        
    Ages 8-14 years old
    August 17-21      
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $445.00
    This week, students will be tapping into their fashion design abilities, and drawing, designing, and sewing a complete look from their own imagination! After sketching their design, students will take a trip to a nearby fabric store to select supplies, and then they'll spend the remainder of the week sewing their fashionable creations. On the final day of class we’ll show off our fashions; parents/guardians invited! This class has a prerequisite of a beginners sewing class from Little Hands Creations.
     
  • Outdoor Education

    Leavenworth Adventures 
    Leaders: Ariana Ybanez and Mattie Carruth
    Ages 12-14 years old
    June 15-19 
    Monday 9:00 a.m. through Friday 4:00 p.m.
    $975.00
    This trip is geared to the adventurous outdoor enthusiast! We will spend the week exploring the outdoors surrounding beautiful Leavenworth. Our basecamp at a campground in Icicle Canyon will give us a central location with easy access to all of our daily adventures. Each day we will experience something new, which may include day hikes, rock climbing, white water rafting, sightseeing in town, and relaxed river-tubing. Campers will need shoes they can hike in, shoes and clothes for rafting, a daypack, and basic personal camping equipment. Contact Lindsey Porter at lporter@evergreenschool.org for a complete list of needed equipment.
     
    San Juan Sojourn 
    Leaders: Steven Foster and Piper Foster
    Ages 10-12 years old
    June 15-19 
    Monday 9:00 a.m. through Friday 4:00 p.m.
    $900.00
    This trip is for curious campers who want to explore the incredible San Juan Islands! We will spend our days checking out beaches, hiking to incredible views, and visiting museums to explore local history and wildlife. We will spend our nights camping out at campgrounds on Orcas Island and San Juan Island. It’s essential that campers have shoes they can hike in and a comfortable daypack they can carry, as well as basic personal camping equipment. For a more complete packing list, email Lindsey Porter: lporter@evergreenschool.org.
     
    Day Hiking Basics
    Leader: Erik Eriksen
    Ages 9-12 years old
    June 15-19 and/or June 29-July 3                  
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390.00 each camp
    There’s no better way to spend summer days than hiking in and around our beautiful Seattle! These day hikes are light and simple, perfect for the young and beginner hiking enthusiast. This camp is designed to teach the value of hiking while enjoying the outdoors. Each morning we'll head out for a hike with plenty of rest stops, nature education, and fun along the way. Children should bring a comfortable backpack to sufficiently carry their lunch and water bottle. They must also have sturdy tie-up sneakers or hiking boots. We'll be visiting parks with beach access, so plan to get a little wet and dirty each day! 
     
    Introductory Rock Climbing
    Leaders: Steven Foster and Ariana Ybanez
    Ages 9-12 years old
    June 22-26
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $425.00
    This class offers a thorough introduction to the sport of rock climbing. Students will learn the proper techniques, form and safety skills necessary for top-rope climbing and bouldering, including how to tie knots and use equipment properly. We will spend much of our time at a local climbing gym; equipment is provided. Students should bring a lunch and water bottle each day, wear comfortable clothing, and be ready to have fun!
     
    Backpacking: Olympics
    Leaders: Michelle Harrison and Ariana Ybanez
    Ages 11-14 years old
    July 6-10
    Monday, 9:00 a.m. through Friday, 4:00 p.m.
    $850.00
    This camp calls to all who seek adventure! This journey starts with one day of car camping followed by three nights and four days of backpacking and exploring the incredible, wild beauty of the Olympics. Participants will learn essential backpacking skills, play in the greatest playground, and share stories around the evening campfires.
    Notes: No backpacking experience needed. However, each student must be physically able to carry their own 30-40-pound backpack for at least five miles a day and must provide basic backpacking gear. Please contact Lindsey Porter at lporter@evergreenschool.org for a complete list of needed equipment.
     
    Advanced Rock Climbing
    Leaders: Steven Foster and Ariana Ybanez
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 13-17
    Mon through Fri 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., one overnight camp experience Wed to Thurs
    $450.00
    For the climber who wants to further their skills. The couple of days will be spent focusing on climbing techniques at a local climbing gym. On Wednesday, we will head out for a 2-day climbing adventure exploring the outdoor crags of Mt. Erie. We will camp at a campground nearby so we can maximize our time on the rock. On Friday, we will return to the climbing gym. Students enrolled in this camp should have prior climbing experience.
     
    Hiking: Intermediate Skills
    Leader: Erik Eriksen
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 20-24                  
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390.00
    This week is designed for the student who loves hiking and is ready each morning to hit the trails! We’re teaching students the value of natural spaces while simply enjoying the outdoors. Our outdoor education leaders always encourage students to leave no trace while hiking and to enjoy the beauty along the way. Each morning we'll head out for a hike with plenty of rest stops and nature education. Children should bring a comfortable backpack to sufficiently carry their lunch and water bottle, and they should also have sturdy tie-up sneakers or hiking boots.
     
    Intro to Outdoor Living & Backpacking: Mount Rainier
    Leaders: Michelle Harrison and Ariana Ybanez  
    Ages 10-12 years old
    July 20-24
    Monday, 9:00 a.m. through Friday, 4:00 p.m.
    $850.00
    This class is for the student who is ready to learn backpacking skills. We’ll have fun exploring Mount Rainier National Park, spending the first three days taking day hikes on trails throughout the park, and we’ll spend the first three nights in a campground where kids will learn the basics of outdoor living, including cooking, water purification, navigation, and more. Then, students will have a chance to practice their new skills on an overnight backpacking trip for the final night, from Thursday to Friday. Hiking and camping locations will be determined based on weather, trail conditions, and snow levels. Each participant must have basic backpacking gear. Please contact Lindsey Porter at lporter@evergreenschool.org for a complete list of needed equipment.
     
    Nautical Adventures
    Leaders: Ariana Ybanez and Mattie Carruth
    Ages 10-13 years old
    July 27-31    
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
    $425.00
    Each day, we'll visit a different water destination and play in a different water vessel! Whether your child is new to a sport or a seasoned sailor, our lifeguard-certified instructor will be there to support students while they’re gaining valuable nautical skills. Activities will be dependent on weather conditions but may include floating down the Snoqualmie River in inner tubes, kayaking in the Puget Sound, or stand-up paddleboarding and/or sailing in Lake Washington. Participants should be enthusiastic about spending the full week outdoors getting in the water. Each day, students must bring a swimsuit, light towel, daypack, full water bottle, water shoes (no flipflops), light layers that can get wet, and a lunch.
     
    Advanced Backpacking: Olympic Mountains
    Leaders: Eli Keltz and Mattie Carruth
    Ages 12-14 years old
    August 3-7
    Monday, 9:00 a.m. through Friday, 4:00 p.m.
    $850.00
    Students on this more advanced backpacking trip will embrace the challenge and adventure of the mountains! The journey starts with one day of car camping followed by three nights and four days of backpacking and exploring the incredible, wild beauty of the Olympics. Participants will practice essential backpacking skills, play in the greatest playground, and share stories around the evening campfires. This trip is for those with prior backpacking experience, and each student must be able to carry their own 30-40 pound backpack for at least five miles a day. Participants must provide basic backpacking gear; please contact Lindsey Porter at lporter@evergreenschool.org for a complete list of needed equipment.
     
    Hiking & Berry Picking
    Instructor: Lina Rose
    Ages 9-12 years old
    August 3-7
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390.00
    Students will go on a hike each day in search of outdoor beauty and nature's best snack: berries. Students will learn to identify common berries such as raspberries, strawberries, salmonberries, blackberries, loganberries and other berries that may come in season depending on the weather. Hikes will vary from four to seven miles long. Students should wear sturdy sneakers or hiking boots and bring a water bottle and lunch. 
     
    Hiking & Sketching in Nature
    Leader: Shellwyn Badger
    Ages 10-14 years old 
    August 10-14
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  
    $390.00      
    This camp is about the art of seeing, as students learn how to sketch and paint what is found throughout nature. They can discover how the golden ratio naturally occurs in patterns like shells, leaves and ferns, and then draw its details and see how magical it really is. Children will have the opportunity to learn how to anatomically draw animals in their habitat, peeking out from trees. This class is appropriate for both beginning and more advanced participants; all students will be supported and encouraged at their drawing skill level. 
     
  • Performing Arts

    Bollywood Dancing
    Instructor: Nimisha Joshi
    Ages 7-10 years old
    June 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Back by popular demand! In this energetic and physical week, students will be practicing a series of expressive, choreographed dance routines from popular Hindi/Bollywood music. They will enjoy coordinating footwork while bouncing, twisting, and shaking their bodies to the beats of some of Bollywood’s most popular films. They are guaranteed a fun workout while learning expressive hand gestures that tell stories. Basic Hindi key words and phrases will be taught and spoken as well. On the last day, family and friends are invited to a dance presentation.
     
    Musical Theater Short & Sweet: Willy Wonka!
    Instructor: Carly Squires Hutchinson, Piper Foster, and Melissa Maanao
    Ages 7-10 years old
    June 22-26
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390.00
    New this summer for this age range! For the aspiring young performer who loves music and storytelling, don’t miss this awesome opportunity to explore the musical adventure of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Using their bodies, voices and imaginations, students will bring to life the magical story of five children trying to win a contest held by the most mysterious candy manufacturer in the world. Students will develop skills in singing, acting and dancing while rehearsing delightful songs and staging scenes. On the last day, family and friends will get a taste of the week in a short and sweet performance.
     
    Hip Hop Dance
    Instructor: Jessica Jobaris
    Ages 8-12 years old, June 22-26
    Ages 7-10 years old, July 13-17
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    Join us for a fun week learning about the dance of hip hop! Two parts hip hop, one part modern dance, one part martial arts, then add some popular music, shake it up in the summer heat, and make a stunning dance piece incorporating all these different genres! A great class for those new to hip hop or for dancers wanting to learn new steps. Students should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing each day.
     
    Scenes and Songs from Wicked
    Instructors: Jessica Low and Danny Kam
    Ages 10-14 years old
    June 22-26
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390.00
    Calling all musical theater students! Come build your skills as an actor, singer and dancer in this intensive and fun class exploring scenes and songs from the Broadway smash hit Wicked. The story of what happened before Dorothy arrived in the Land of Oz, the story focuses on two witches who attend the same sorcery school and form an unlikely friendship. There's nothing like dancing through life and singing the best songs from Wicked, like "What Is This Feeling" and "Popular." Students will even learn how to approach that high note in the song "Defying Gravity." This week, we’re bringing to life the colorful, big-hearted and funny cast of characters from the Land of Oz!
     
    Electronic Music
    Instructor: Michael Erickson
    Ages 10-13 years old
    June 29-July 3, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    July 27-31, 1:00-4:00 p.m. 
    $195.00 each class
    What is electronic music? It is a hip music genre. In this class, children will have a chance to work with a professional electronic music recording artist and learn how to create this type of music, as well as how to use the recording software called Ableton Live to make beats, dance tracks, soundscapes, and original compositions. 
     
    Musical Theater Short & Sweet: Cats!
    Instructors: Carly Squires Hutchinson, Piper Foster, and Melissa Maanao
    Ages 7-10 years old
    July 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390.00
    New Program for Younger Performers! For the aspiring young performer who loves music and storytelling—and furry felines—pounce on this phenomenal opportunity to explore the musical Cats! Using their bodies, voices and imaginations, students will bring to life stories from a collection of cats called the Jellicles as they gather one special night of the year at the annual Jellicle Ball. Throughout the week, students will develop skills in singing, acting and dancing while staging scenes and rehearsing songs written by legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. On the last day, family and friends will get a taste of the week in a short and sweet performance.
     
    From the Page to the Stage
    Instructor: Jessica Low and Vanessa Miller
    Ages 9-12 years old
    July 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Calling all actors and playwrights! This theater class is a blend of acting, playwriting and improvisation—mixed with a large dose of fun, games and friendship. This new class celebrates the creativity and imaginations of young performers. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of acting and how to create a compelling original scene with lively characters and conflicts to solve. Throughout a process that combines improvisation, games, and writing, students will collaborate with others in producing a series of original scenes by students. On the last day, students will perform the final drafts on stage for families and friends.
     
    Video Game Music
    Instructor: Michael Erickson
    Ages 10-13 years old
    July 6-10, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    July 13-17, 1:00-4:00 p.m. 
    $195.00 each class
    In this class, students will discover how to make their own music in the old-fashioned, retro style of 8-bit video games. Class discussion will be about the “chiptune” music genre and the history of video game music. At the end of the week, students will have their own CD to bring home featuring their created music loops.
     
    Tech Theater: Sets and Props Construction
    Instructor: Steve Cooper
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 6-10, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    July 20-24, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    A hands-on experience for those who like to be behind the scenes of a musical production! This week is filled with design and build projects such as set construction, painting stage flats, and building props for our summer productions of Moana JR or Beauty and the Beast JR. Working with different materials, operating power tools safely, and learning paint techniques are just some of the fun activities in this project-packed theater class.
     
    Dungeons & Dragons: Tales from the Table
    Instructor: Brad Walker
    Ages 10-14 years old,
    July 13-17 and/or July 27-31
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each class
    This is an amazing and one-of-a-kind theater experience for anyone who loves D&D, designed by dungeon master/professional actor Brad Walker. Throughout the week, students will craft their own unique hero, select an adventure hook to start their story, and play a session of Dungeons & Dragons together with the teacher/dungeon master. Next up, students will translate the events of the game into a short play to perform on stage. Students will develop skills in acting, projection and creating stage pictures, and they'll make props to enhance the performance as well. On the last day, students will perform a half-written, half-improvised adventure play based on the events of the D&D game played earlier as a group. This class is limited in size so don’t delay ... grab your spot at the table today.
     
    Musical Production: Moana
    Instructors: Carly Squires Hutchinson, Jessica Low, Melissa Maanao and Vanessa Miller
    Ages 9-12 years old
    Two weeks: July 13-24
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $800.00
    Two shows on Friday July 24, at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in The Evergreen School Theater. Full attendance on all 10 days of rehearsal and for both performances is required for participation. NOTE: Children 11 or 12 years old should only participate in one of our summer musicals (Moana JR or Beauty and the Beast JR).
    Calling actors, singers, and dancers! The Evergreen School Summer Performing Arts Program is putting on the first of two big shows this summer, and we need your talent! In this two-week production class, students become members of a small cast, and each day is filled with fun activities that build skills in musical theater performance. Every student enrolled receives a copy of the music, access to digital rehearsal files, and their own script in advance of rehearsals. Auditions take place on the first day of class. On the last day, in partnership with our Backstage Crew and Costume Crew classes, actors will present two big performances complete with sets, costumes and lights. Our summer productions have a team of four experienced teaching artists all led by Evergreen’s Vanessa Miller.
     
    Tech Theater: Costume Construction  
    Instructor: Lee Ann Hittenberger and Sierra Reid
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 13-17, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Moana JR Costumes
    July 27-31, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Beauty & the Beast JR Costumes
    $195.00 each class
    A hands-on experience for those who like to be behind the scenes of a big production! Every day, students will be studying with a professional costume designer and building different costume pieces to be used by cast members in Evergreen’s summer productions of Moana JR and/or Beauty and the Beast JR. Working with different materials, learning about color, pattern, and texture, sewing on a machine or with needle and thread, embellishing existing garments, and practicing different paint techniques are just some of the fun activities in this project-packed theater class.
     
    Mystery Theater
    Instructor: Brad Walker
    Ages 8-10 years old
    July 13-17 and/or July 27-31
    1:00-4:00 p.m.    
    $195.00 each class
    Join this team of detectives leading the investigation to help tie clues together and solve an original story mystery. Using various prompts such as pictures, found objects and typewritten notes, students will create an original play filled with complex characters, suspects, detectives and surprising events. Each day is filled with activities in creating a character, writing dialogue, and staging a scene. On the last day, students will share their collaborative mystery with family and friends.
     
    Tech Theater: Crafting Sculptural Costumes  
    Instructor: Sierra Reid
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 20-24
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    In this one-of-a-kind costume class, students will be learning about fabricating non-traditional costumes. Using a wide variety of materials and techniques, students will be crafting three-dimensional costumes for the object characters in Beauty and the Beast JR, such as Mrs. Potts, Chip, and the Wardrobe. Students will have the opportunity to test different materials and take a hands-on approach to creating something visually impactful while still functional. 
     
    Tech Theater: Costume Crew for Moana
    Instructor: Lee Ann Hittenberger
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 20-24  
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students in this class are part of the magic of 'behind the scenes' for Moana JR. As a member of the small crew of costume assistants, students will be altering costumes, assisting with hair and makeup, creating systems for organization backstage, and staging quick costume changes in the wings. This is a fun, project-packed theater class for the aspiring designer. By enrolling in this class, students are making a commitment to being present for both performances on Friday, July 24 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., as each student is a crew member, assigned to individual responsibilities in wardrobe, hair, and makeup.
     
    Tech Theater: Backstage Crew for Moana
    Instructors: Steve Cooper and Bruce Pritchard
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 20-24
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students in this class are part of the magic of behind the scenes of Moana JR. This small team of students will learn about the technical elements of focusing lights, operating a sound board, setting up microphones, and being on the backstage crew, shifting scenic elements in time with musical transitions and light cues. By enrolling in this class, students are making the commitment to being present for both performances on Friday, July 24 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to take on individual responsibilities backstage or in the booths.
     
    Beginning Ukulele
    Instructor: Andrew Rudd
    Ages 8-10 years old
    July 27-31
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students learn the basics of playing the ukulele in just one fun-filled week! In addition to strumming songs and learning chords, students learn more about music through playing games and other fun activities. Students may bring their own instrument or use one provided by Evergreen. At the end of the week, family and friends are invited to a short musical sharing.
     
    Musical Production: Beauty & the Beast
    Instructors: Vanessa Miller, Jessica Low, Melissa Maanao, and Carly Squires Hutchinson
    Ages 11-14 years old
    Two weeks: July 27-Aug 7    
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $800.00
    Two shows on Friday August 7, at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in The Evergreen School Theater. Full attendance on all 10 days of rehearsal and for both performances is required for participation. NOTE: Children 11 or 12 years old should only participate in one of our summer musicals (Moana JR or Beauty and the Beast JR).
    Calling actors, singers, and dancers! The Evergreen School Summer Performing Arts program is producing the second of two big shows this summer and we need your talent! In this two-week production class, students become members of a small cast, and each day is filled with fun activities that build skills in musical theater performance. Every student enrolled receives a copy of the music, access to digital music files for rehearsal, and their own script in advance of rehearsals. Auditions take place on the first day of class. On the last day, in partnership with Backstage Crew and Costume Crew classes, actors will present two big performances complete with sets, costumes and lights. Our summer productions have a team of four experienced teaching artists all led by Evergreen’s Vanessa Miller.
     
    Digital Music
    Instructor: Andrew Rudd
    Ages 10-14 years old
    August 3-7
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Curious about composing music? Love technology? In this hands-on class, students will explore music creation with PC computer technology. Lessons include audio looping, generating digital sounds from scratch, voice recording, mixing tracks together, and much more. Students will be able to experiment with programs such as Magix Music Maker and Sony Acid Music Studio (both similar to Apple’s Garage Band). At the end of the week, each student will have created their own CD, or individual mp3s, to bring home and share with friends and family.
     
    Tech Theater: Costume Crew for Beauty & the Beast
    Instructor: Sierra Reid
    Ages 10-14 years old
    August 3-7
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students in this class are part of the magic behind the scenes of Beauty and the Beast JR. As a member of the small crew of costume assistants, students will be altering costumes, assisting with hair and makeup, creating systems for organization backstage, and staging quick costumes changes in the wings. This is a fun, project-packed theater class for the aspiring designer. By enrolling in this class, students are making a commitment to being present for both performances on Friday, August 7 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. as each student is a crew member, assigned to individual responsibilities in wardrobe, hair, and makeup.
     
    Tech Theater: Backstage Crew for Beauty & the Beast
    Instructors: Steve Cooper and Bruce Pritchard
    Ages 10-14 years old
    August 3-7
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Be a part of the magic behind the scenes for the musical production of Beauty and the Beast JR. This small team of students will learn about the technical elements of focusing lights, operating a sound board, setting up microphones, and being on the backstage crew, shifting scenic elements in time with musical transitions and light cues. By enrolling in this class, students are making the commitment to being present for both performances on Friday, August 7 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to take on individual responsibilities backstage or in the booths.
     
     
  • Sports

    Games People Play
    Ages 7-10 years old, June 22-26
    Ages 6-8 years old, July 6-10  
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    $195.00 each camp
    Playground games are physically and mentally challenging and support social skills and conflict resolution. These games are also excellent in supporting healthy growth of endurance and dexterity. We’ll be introducing new games as well as playing some of our old-time favorites. Most of the games are cooperative in nature, but there may be a few where light competition is encouraged.
     
    Fencing
    Instructor: Shaye Whitmer                
    Ages 10-14 years old
    June 22-26, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    July 6-10, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students will learn modern fencing with foil, and returning students may elect to work with saber as well. Students will actively learn fencing footwork, hand work, and blade work in a safe environment. Fencing helps to improve coordination and reflexes, and the sport introduces an element of strategy and athleticism that will aid students in a holistic view of health. Both beginning and intermediate fencing students welcome.
     
    Beginning Saber Academy
    Instructor: Shaye Whitmer                
    Ages 10-14 years old
    June 22-26
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Learn the code, live the code! Hone your skills! Students will learn techniques to safely wield a saber. The mind, the body, and the spirit will be challenged! Class lessons include meditation, yoga, fencing, and some elements of parkour.  

    World Sports & Games
    Instructor: Yordan Georgiev
    Ages 9-12 years old
    June 29-July 3
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    Students will be discussing, learning, and playing different sports and games that are popular in other parts of the world—table tennis, handball, bocce ball and more. Children will be physically active all week while learning these popular sporting traditions from other countries. 
     
    Badminton  
    Instructor: Erik Eriksen
    Ages 9-13 years old   
    July 6-10  
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    This week we will experience the fun and joy of Badminton, a sport that combines the challenges of sports like tennis, pickleball, and ping-pong. We will begin by developing the foundational skills of the sport, and really get into the swing of things as we progress toward singles and doubles matches. This camp will involve some drills and a lot of games, all while remaining physically active.
     
    Pillow Polo & Team Handball
    Instructor: Yordan Georgiev                
    Ages 9-12 years old
    July 13-17
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00                          
    Come out this week and learn fun versions of two popular Olympic sports! Pillow polo is a nerf-sticks/nerf-ball game similar to hockey, while handball is the youth version of this Olympic sport that is very popular in Europe. Handball is a "hands-only” version of indoor soccer, or as some say, water polo without the water. Look for plenty of skill learning, team play, and fun all week!
     
    Beginning and Advanced Inline Skating
    Instructors of Skate Journeys
    Ages 6-10 years old
    July 27-31
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    Students are taught the basic foundation of skate moves, which includes striding, stopping, and turning. Additional skills taught include "rules of the road," how to fall properly, and various tricks. Skate Journeys provides the proper size of Seba-brand skates for each child plus all protective gear (except for helmets); please provide your child with a helmet. No previous skating experience necessary. Parent/guardian-signed waiver form required.
     
    Beginning and Advanced Skateboarding
    Instructors of Skate IA, Inc.
    Ages 6-10 years old
    July 27-31
    1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
    $235.00
    Students will learn the basic moves of skateboarding, including safety, balance and fun! They will progress onto a launch ramp as they're ready. Skateboards and safety gear are provided for your child to use for the week (except for helmets); please provide your child with a helmet. Parent/guardian-signed waiver required.
     
    Pickleball 
    Instructor: Erik Eriksen
    Ages 9-13 years old   
    July 27-31   
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    $195.00   
    This week we will experience the fun and joy of pickleball, a sport that combines the likes of tennis and ping-pong. We will begin by developing the foundational skills of the sport, and really get into the swing of things as we progress toward singles and doubles matches. This camp will involve some drills, a lot of games, and all while remaining physically active!
     
    Parkour Kids       
    Instructors of Kong Academy
    Ages 8-10 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 5-7 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    August 3-7
    $235.00 each camp
    Parkour and the art of movement is the ability to move fluidly through your environment from one place to another. In this sports class, children will learn to safely progress through the basic parkour movements of jumping, vaulting, climbing, swinging, balancing, and rolling. Our program is based on the five pillars of social and emotional learning, which are self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making. These movements build strength, balance, and coordination, helping your child acquire the ability to engage with their environment while overcoming obstacles, both physically and mentally. Practicing parkour skills fosters creativity and boosts confidence. 
     
    Basketball
    Ages 8-10 years old, August 3-7
    Ages 6-8 years old, August 10-14
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each camp
    This is a great opportunity for children to learn the fundamentals of basketball. Over the course of the week, they'll work on lots of skill building and play friendly games with just the right amount of healthy competition. This is the perfect camp for beginning to intermediate-level basketball players.
     
    Football Variations
    Instructor: Erik Eriksen
    Ages 9-13 years old   
    August 10-14 
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00
    This week we will experience the fun and challenge of using a football in a variety of different ways! We will focus on non-contact activities that both teach and utilize the skills of throwing and catching a football. This camp will transition among activities such as flag football, football golf, ultimate football, just-for-fun skills competitions, and more. During this week, campers will experience the joys of football without the risk that accompanies the version of the sport that many of us see today. 
     
    Table Tennis/Ping Pong
    Instructor: Carmel Rice
    Ages 7-9, August 10-14
    Ages 9-12, August 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $195.00 each camp
    This class will build a solid foundation for future ping pong success! Students will gain a general understanding of the basic rules of the game and equipment used, focus on fitness and hand-eye coordination, and all the while participate in a fun and positive environment. Beginners welcome.
     
Looking for ages 4-5? We offer Preschool & PreK programs each week!

Also, check out Day Camps for school-age students (ages 5-10), an all-day alternative to enrichment classes. (Click button above.)

And for older kids (ages 12-14), we offer a Junior Leader in Training program.
Profound learning for the continuously curious

15201 Meridian Avenue  N. / Shoreline, WA 98133
Preschool Through Grade 8  •  Greater Seattle