Classes by Week

June 17-June 21

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    Ooey Gooey Science
    Ages 6-8
    June 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran
    This 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 are learning about their world. Each day students will be immersed in scientific concoctions that involve paint, bubbles, playdough, and many other squishy, colorful mediums. Children should wear play clothes that can get messy.
     
    Street Foods
    Morning Fair: Ages 8-11, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Fair: Ages 6-8, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    June 17-21
    $185
    Instructor: Michelle Bolton
    Summer brings many wonderful outdoor activities such as carnivals, farmers markets, amusement parks … and that gives us the perfect opportunity to indulge in innovative, fun foods! Your young chef will be preparing and baking scrumptious ready-to-eat foods such as lemon buddies, raspberry marshmallow magic pie, cupcake pancakes, corndog muffins and more. They will design and customize their own apron, chef hat and recipe box. By the end of the week, the classroom has turned into a mini food market and the students become food cart vendors playfully selling to the other students in the summer program. Students take charge in deciding the menu, preparing the foods, and organizing presentation. This class is always loads of delicious fun for the children!
     
    Animals in Ceramic
    Ages 9-14
    June 17-21
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Anna Baldi
    In this class we will learn a brief history of how animals have been depicted in sculpture all around the world, from the ancient to the contemporary. Students will use this history as inspiration in combination with clay techniques to produce an animal mask and a full body animal sculpture.
     
    Beginning Oil Painting
    Ages 11-14
    June 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Anna Baldi
    In this introductory oil painting class, students will learn the basics of color mixing, setting up a palette, and painting from observation. After learning the fundamentals, each student will work on a self-directed final project, either a still life or self portrait.

  • Learning & Enrichment

    Very Beginning Chess for Girls and Boys
    Ages 5-8 years old
    June 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Lori Osseward
    This class is a great introduction for beginners to learn the basics of this wonderfully challenging game. Chess helps young minds to develop exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills. Chess also increases creativity and cognitive skills. Coach Lori uses games, stories, puzzles, and art projects to help our very young children learn to love this ancient game.
     
    Bughouse Team Chess for Girls and Boys
    Ages 6-14 years old
    June 17-21 and/or August 19-23
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $330
    Head Coach: Leo Stefurak
    Bughouse Team Chess is a four-person game between pairs of cooperating chess partners, played according to a nationally codified set of rules. Children seeking fun team play should join us for study and practice of this unique game. Beginners welcome; no previous bughouse experience necessary.
     
    Comparison of Children's Authors
    Instructor: Hope Frazier
    Ages 6-8 years old
    June 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Hope Frazier
    The class combines it all: reading, writing, and art. Children will spend the week learning about famous, creative, and entertaining children’s authors and their illustrators. Students will create and illustrate their own stories. The class will discuss story sequence and character development as well.
     
    Learning to Love Writing
    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 17-21    
    $185
    Instructor: Nimisha Joshi
    Students fall in love with writing for a variety of purposes. Different ways to enjoy writing can be as simple as making lists or writing letters to friends, or something more such as keeping a journal, creating a comic book, or even writing a story. Students will receive lots of encouragement all week in this class. It’s a great way for children to use their imaginations while improving their writing skills.
     
    Building Bonanza for Girls and Boys
    Ages 8-10 years old
    June 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and/or 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $185 
    Instructor: Sandra Brown-Potter
    We’re using KAPLA blocks all week! These deceptively simple, uniform wood planks are a Dutch designer's amazing creation, named as a short form of "Kabouter Plankjes," or "gnome planks" in Dutch. Their magic is to open up an unbelievably rich world of spatial reasoning, perseverance, teamwork, focus and concentration. KAPLA constructions weave together elements of art, architecture, physics and above all fun. Students will tackle a myriad of different engineering challenges throughout the week, from towers to spirals to cantilevers. This class encourages teamwork, communication and cooperation throughout.


  • Outdoor Education

    Introductory Rock Climbing
    Ages 10-14
    June 17-21
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $425
    Instructor: Mattie Carruth
    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!

  • Performing Arts

    Step in Time: An Introduction to Dance
    Ages 5-6
    June 17-21 and/or June 24-28
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $185
    Instructor: Piper Foster
    Ballet, jazz and modern combine in this introductory dance class inspired by none other than Mary Poppins! Each day students will learn about the story through books and activities, participate in dance lessons, and learn a short piece of choreography inspired by the classic film. Students are encouraged to enroll in both weeks, but have the option to enroll in just one. The entire experience will be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
     
    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.
     
  • Sports

    Sports Medley for Girls and Boys
    Ages 5-6, June 17-21, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 7-9, June 24-28, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Each day students will play a different sport, including soccer, basketball, flag football and more. We’ll introduce the fundamental skills and basic organization of the different sports. Join us for skill building and healthy game competition!
     
    Beginning Saber Academy
    Ages 10-14
    June 17-21
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Shaye Whitmer
    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. As apprentices learn these skills to have a chance to be chosen by a knight, they must also design and build their own saber that will truly be theirs to keep. Small power tools and soldering techniques will be taught so students may craft their own personal saber.

    Fencing
    Age 10-14
    June 17-21 and/or July 22-26
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Shaye Whitmer- Both beginning and intermediate fencing students are welcome in this class. Students will learn modern fencing with foil, and returning students may elect to work with saber as well. Students will be actively learning the footwork, hand work, and blade work in a safe environment. Fencing helps to improve coordination and reflexes. The sport introduces an element of strategy and athleticism that will aid the student in a holistic view of health.

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.