Classes by Week

July 15-July 19

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    Creative Art Shotz
    Morning Workshop: Ages 6-8, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Workshop: Ages 8-10, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    July 15-19
    $185
    Instructor: Michelle Bolton
    Calling all kinds of artists! Spin! Squirt! Flick! Carve! Stick! Click! Print! Join us to explore unique mediums and express your creativity. With paint, ceramic, rock, metal, magnets, wood, canvas and a variety of other interesting materials we will be creating our own works of art all week. Students will transform the photos they’ve taken into artworks such as metal magnet boards, personalized magnets, bird or fairy houses, canvas projects … and more!
     
    It's All Art… and Science
    Ages 6-8
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4), $150
    July 15-19, $185
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $150
    Instructor: Stasia Smith
    Children will be exposed to the crafting basics of weaving, sewing, beading and felting plus the wonder of science through butterflies, summer weather and rainbows. This class highlights the balance between visual art and science. Children will learn skills they'll use for a lifetime as well as honing physical strength and fine motor ability. At the end of the week, students will bring home lovely finished crafted pieces.

    Drawing & Painting
    Ages 9-13 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 7-9 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger
    A drawing and painting class for the student who loves this art. Students will be taught techniques that some of the greatest artists use. The class will get inspiration from nature, still life, and master artists. Each day of the week, the children will be drawing and painting. On Friday, we will invite parents/guardians to come see our mini open house.
     
    Sudsy Science Fun with Soaps & Bath Bombs
    Ages 7-9
    July 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran
    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 then decorating their own soaps and bath bombs to bring home and share with friends and family.
     
    Tarts, Pies and Ice Cream
    Ages 7-9, July 15-19, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 6-8, August 12-16, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $465
    Instructor: Silvana Junge- A tasty week where students will create festive tarts, fruit pies, baked custard tarts, decorative crusts and galettes, as well as pairing an 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.
     
  • Learning & Enrichment

    Adventures in STEM using LEGO® Materials
    Ages 5-7
    July 15-19
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $225   
    Instructors of Play-Well TEKnologies
    During this fun, imaginative week, students will be constructing with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! They will be guided to build engineer-designed projects such as trains, helicopters, treehouses and bridges.

    Author Study
    Ages 6-8
    July 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Hope Frazier
    In this class, students are comparing and contrasting three beloved author/illustrators: Arnold Lobel, Arthur Dorros and Margaret Wise Brown. The class will be practicing the story book writing process and students will have the opportunity to write and illustrate their very own story.
     
    Science Experiments
    Ages 6-8
    July 15-19
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Hope Frazier
    This week we’re discussing the scientific method of coming up with a hypothesis, following a procedure, coming up with a conclusion, and then analyzing if they were the same or different. Students work through a variety of fun, hands-on science projects and even come up with some of their own. The class will be working with easy-to-gather supplies such as vinegar, baking soda, water bottles, balloons, and food coloring. New experiments presented each day.
     
    Improving to Advanced Chess for Girls and Boys
    Ages 7-14
    July 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $330
    Instructor: Leo Stefurak
    Students wishing to build an opening repertoire and develop endgame skills are welcome to join in a week of 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 advanced study and tournament play. A training tournament and individual game review will accompany our chess study throughout the week.

    City Explorers
    Ages 10-13, June 24-28
    Ages 8-10, July 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $385
    Instructors: Melaney Mayne & Erik Eriksen
    Seattle is a big, exciting city with lots to offer. Students will have the opportunity to navigate the city by bus, learn to read maps, learn budgeting for their food and entertainment each day … then we’re out to plot our course for adventure! The class will plan trips to little-known sites around Seattle, visit local markets to try adventurous foods, and map and journal our discoveries along the way, all while feeling our sense of place and belonging in the big city. Students will be learning valuable life skills this week.
     
    Public Service Announcements for Social Justice
    Ages 10-14
    July 15-19
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Steven Foster
    Powerful public service announcements do much more than just spread a message… they can initiate change. This class encourages our students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers. We’ll be utilizing the green screen in The Evergreen School's makerspace, the BIG Lab, in creating these messages. Each student will create their own unique PSA.

    T-Shirts with Meaning!
    Ages 10-14
    June 24-28, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 15-19, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Steven Foster
    This week will begin with group conversations around justice and stereotypes. Once each student decides on a chosen moral message, which may be a message about just who they are or a message promoting positive change, we will begin creating our designs. Then, we'll put the designs on our personal t-shirts for showcase. This class supports students in campaigning for important messages they believe in.
  • Outdoor Education

    Backpacking in the Cascade Wilderness
    Ages 11-14
    July 15-19
    Monday 9:00 a.m. through Friday 4:00 p.m.
    $850
    Facilitated by Mattie Carruth
    This extraordinary backpacking and camping journey begins with one night of car camping, learning all the essential backpacking skills, and then four days and three nights in the backcountry. Participants will explore the magic of nature through play while challenging their comfort zones and gaining confidence in the natural world and exploring a pristine area of the Cascade Mountains. This camp focuses on developing independent skills such as starting fires, constructing tents, cooking food, and packing bags. No backpacking experience is needed. However, students must be able to carry their own 15-20 pound backpack for at least five miles and must provide basic backpacking gear. Please contact Lindsey Porter (lporter@evergreenschool.org) for a complete list of needed equipment.

  • Performing Arts

    Creative Drama: Buried Treasure
    Ages 5-6
    July 15-19
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Jennifer Reif
    This week, students dive into the deep seas of their imaginations in search of buried treasure! Activities include discovering a long lost map which will lead them to unknown worlds, and meeting colorful characters aboard the ship of Adventure. Each day is filled with stories, craft projects, games and movement. On the final day, students will act out a story for friends and family.
     
    Storytelling Through Classical Ballet: Coppelia, Swan Lake, Peter and The Wolf, and More!
    Ages 7-9, June 17-21 and/or June 24-28, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 5-6, July 8-12 and/or July 15-19, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Piper Foster
    Dolls come to life when dance, music, and storytelling combine in this comprehensive introductory class to classical ballet. Each day, students will dive into a ballet, learning the history and experiencing the story through music, books and video clips. A daily ballet class will teach fundamental technique before applying their knowledge and skills to a short piece of choreography from the ballet.

    Hip Hop Dance
    Ages 8-11
    June 24-28 and/or July 15-19           
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Jessica Jobaris
    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, and one part ballet … mix it all in a blender and shake it up in the summer heat, then throw it on a stage and make a stunning dance piece incorporating all these different genres of dance. Students should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing each day.

    Electronic Music
    Ages 10-13  
    July 1-5 (closed July 4), 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., $150
    July 15-19, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $185
    Instructor: Michael Erickson
    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, using the recording software Ableton Live to make beats, dance tracks, soundscapes, and original compositions.

    Musical Production: Frozen
    Instructors: Eia Waltzer and Melissa Maanao
    Ages 9-12  
    Two weeks: July 8-19   
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $770
    Instructors: Eia Waltzer & Melissa Maanao
    Two weeks. Two shows on Friday, July 19, one at 3:00 p.m. and one at 7:00 p.m. in the Evergreen Theater. Full attendance on all ten days of rehearsal and for both performances is required for participation. Children 11 or 12 years old should only participate in one of our summer musicals (Frozen or Honk).
    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, a rehearsal cd and the script in advance of rehearsals. Auditions take place on the first day of class. On the last day, July 19, in partnership with our Backstage Crew and Costume Crew classes, actors will present two big performances (3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.) complete with sets, costumes and lights. Our performing arts program has a team of five experienced teaching artists all led by Evergreen’s Vanessa Miller.

    Tech Theater: Costume Crew for Frozen
    Ages 10-14 
    July 15-19
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Jessilee Marander
    Students in this class are part of the magic behind the scenes of our Frozen musical. As a member of the small crew of costume assistants, students will be altering costumes, assisting with hair and make-up, and organizing quick costumes changes. 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 19 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. assisting with costuming.
     
    Tech Theater: Backstage Crew for Frozen
    Ages 10-14
    July 15-19
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructors: Craig Wollam and Suzi Tucker
    Students in this class are part of the magic behind the scenes of our Frozen musical. This small team of students will learn about the technical elements of focusing lights, operating a sound board, and being on the backstage crew, shifting scenic elements in time with musical transitions. By enrolling in this class, students are making the commitment to being present for both performances on Friday, July 19 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to run all backstage tech.

    Tech Theater: Scenery and Props
    Ages 10-14
    June 24-28 and/or July 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructors: Craig Wollam and Suzi Tucker
    A hands-on experience for those who like to be behind the scenes! This week is filled with design projects such as set construction, painting stage flats, and building props for our summer productions of Frozen or Honk. 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.


  • Sports

    Beginning and Advanced Inline Skating
    Ages 6-10
    July 15-19
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $225
    Instructors of Skate Journeys
    Students will learn the basic foundation of skate moves, including striding, stopping and turning. Additional skills taught include "rules of the road," how to fall properly, and various tricks. Skate Journeys provides the correct size SEBA skates for each child plus all the protective gear (except for helmets); please provide your child with a helmet. No previous skating experience necessary. A parent-signed waiver form will be required for your child to participate in this class.

    Pillow Polo and Team Handball
    Ages 9-12
    July 15-19
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Yordan Georgiev
    Learn pillow polo and handball! These are 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 water." Be ready for plenty of skills practice, team play and fun all week!

We also offer Preschool & PreK programs, as well as Day Camp for school-age students (ages 5-10). For older kids (ages 12-14), we offer a Junior Leader in Training program. Explore the Preschool & PreK page and click the link above to find out more about Day Camp. 

The Evergreen School
15201 Meridian Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133
206.364.2650
The Evergreen School is a private, Seattle-area school  serving the needs of gifted students in preschool through 8th grade.