Classes by Week

August 13-August 17

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    Oh Snap!
    Instructor: Maddie Jedlick     
    Ages 6-8 years old
    July 2-6 (closed Wed., July 4), $145
    August 13-17, $180    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    In this photography workshop, students will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge about photography. Through fun games, such as photo scavenger hunts and stuffed animal photoshoots, students will explore different photography types, compositions and basic technical aspects. At the end of the week, students will take home a photobook showing the works they have created. 

    Dessert Bake-off
    Instructor: Silvana Junge
    Ages 7-11 years old
    August 13-17       
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $460
    Every day students will make one special dessert with a few steps involved. Chef Silvana is making certain they pay attention to taste, creativity and appearance! On the last day, the final competition takes place—and the final surprise baking project will be more elaborate and detailed. Students will work in pairs but also independently on their recipe and a recipe from Chef Silvana, and they will have to use all they learned during the week to execute that last challenge!
  • Learning & Enrichment

    Marvelous Map Making and Fabulous Flags
    Instructor: Maria Towle
    Ages 5-7 years old, June 18-22, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 4-6 years old, August 13-17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    This week, students will make their own maps of their neighborhood, city and state. We’ll add compass directions, map legends and pictures as students design and color their creations. We will also discuss flags from around the world, and make one to take home.

    We Love Numbers
    Instructor: Melissa Dell
    Ages 4-6 years old
    July 16-20, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    August 13-17, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    In this class, children will explore math games and number sense, learn the Mystery Number game, go on a Number Hunt, and bake number pretzels. Children will practice skip counting, patterning, and sequencing as they learn about numbers in a fun and supportive environment. 
     
    Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    Instructor: Melissa Dell
    Ages 4-6 years old
    August 13-17
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    Start your engines… ready, set, go! Children will be exploring airplanes, trains, automobiles, boats, and even rocket ships. We’ll do this through stories, math, games, and crafts. Students will create a take-home book featuring each mode of transportation.
     
    Little Makers
    Instructor: Stasia Smith  
    Ages 6-8 years old
    July 9-13 and/or August 13-17
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 each class    
    A STEAM class where we’re tinkering in our school’s innovation BIG Lab makerspace! Tinkering allows students the opportunity to think with their hands in order to construct meaning and understanding. We will be using mostly everyday materials to design and create projects, from catapults to sewn circuits and many more in between. Tinkering helps to increase design and problem-solving skills. 

    Exploring Museums
    Instructor: Kimberly Norby
    Ages 7-9 years old
    August 13-17  
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $385
    We have so many great museums in our area with so much to offer. This will be a fun week of exploring museums, like the Wing Luke Museum and the Living Computer Museum. Each day, including the first day on Monday, we’ll be out and about. As a class, we’ll discuss each museum we’re going to, learn about its history, its purpose and how it has changed over time. Each day, children must bring a lunch that does NOT need refrigeration, a water bottle, and wear good walking shoes.
     
    Intermediate Chess for Girls and Boys
    Head Coach: Leo Stefurak
    Assistant Coach: Lori Osseward                                                                               
    Ages 6-14 years old
    June 25-29 and/or August 13-17              
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $330 per week
    Children who have had some previous chess instruction may enroll. Tactical skills and middle-game strategies will be emphasized as students build upon their opening knowledge and individual styles. There will be a training tournament each afternoon, enabling students to join theory with practice.
     
    Brick Animation
    Instructors of Lukas Allenbaugh’s Clay Animation Network (C.A.N.)
    Ages 7-12 years old
    August 6-10, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    August 13-17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.      
    $215 each class
    The theme is up to the student! Students will be offered several ideas, such as superheroes, aliens, magic, animals, and more. Then, they’ll decide what they wish to create for the week. Students will use iPads to take animation photos of LEGO® pieces and edit video and sound. Set, character, and story construction will be taught while integrating math, science and visual and language arts. 

    Clay Animation
    Instructors of Lukas Allenbaugh’s Clay Animation Network (C.A.N.)
    Ages 7-12 years old
    August 13-17    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $215
    Students will use iPads to take animation photos and edit video and sound as they design their own animation story. Set, character, and story construction will be taught while integrating subjects including math, science and visual and language arts.
     
    No Google Earth Beyond This Point
    Instructor: Austin Bailey
    Ages 8-10 years old
    August 13-17    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    Let’s get to know our world better, starting with the earth’s surface. This class will discuss the basics of political, cultural, and physical geography and maps. We’ll discuss geography from Antarctica, Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, South America, and Oceania. Students will delve into how geography affects our world in numerous ways, and take a spin at creating their own islands. Throughout the week, students will explore not only mountains and valleys, but ever-changing political borders and cultural ties across continents.
     
    LEGO Robotics: Sumobots
    Instructor: Bob Kelly
    Ages 8-11 years old
    August 13-17
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $180
    An introduction to the essence of engineering through challenges and problem solving. Participants will learn how to design and assemble robots with sensors, motors, and computers using LEGO Mindstorms®. The week culminates in robot games and battles where students demonstrate their working robots. This class promotes problem solving, logic, artistic expression, and team-building. It involves minimal competition.
     
    Math ~ Problems and Probability
    Instructor: Elizabeth Moore
    Ages 10-14 years old, July 30-August 3, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 9-12 years old, August 13-17, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    Students will learn about all the different ways probability affects our lives. We'll be playing games in which knowing about probability gives you a leg up on your competition. Using probability, we'll also be making predictions and conducting experiments to answer the great mysteries of our time, such as, Are there really more brown M&Ms than blue ones?
     
    Math Olympiad Team
    Instructor: Elizabeth Moore  
    Ages 10-13 years old    
    August 13-17      
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    This is a fun introduction to Math Olympiad with some friendly competition. Students are introduced to the scholastic math team setting and what it’s like to compete in math team tournaments. We’ll review math skills, creative problem solving, and logical thinking. Problems will come from sources such as AMC math contests, Washington Math League, and Math Olympiads.
     
     
  • Outdoor Education

    Outdoor Adventures
    Instructor: Zachary Lundgren
    Ages 11-14 years old
    August 13-17   
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
    $385
    In this class, we’ll visit a different adventurous destination each day. Depending on the weather, we’ll go swimming, hiking, biking, or climbing at a local gym. We’re seeking outdoor excitement this week! The children will stay busy and having a blast. Students should wear comfortable clothing each day. You will be notified before the week begins which activities we’ll be doing on which days. 
  • Performing Arts

    None offered this week. 
  • Sports

    Parkour Kids
    Instructors of Kong Academy
    Ages 7-10 years old, July 30-August 3, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 5-7 years old, July 30-August 3, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 5-7 years old, August 13-17, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 7-10 years old, August 13-17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.  
    $180 each week, each class
    A great introduction to parkour in a safe, supportive environment. For our younger students, it’s all about introducing the children to the sport, encouraging confidence with movement, and having fun. Focus is on development of those early motor skills. For the older students, we’ll have them using blocks and bars to learn the fundamentals of the sport. The children are running, jumping, vaulting, climbing, swinging, rolling, and working on safe ground movements.  
     
    Pickleball
    Instructor: Erik Eriksen
    Ages 9-13 years old   
    August 13-17  
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $180
    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 and a lot of games, all while remaining physically active!
We also offer Day Camp for kids in preschool (ages 3 & 4) and school-age kids (ages 5-10). For older kids (ages 12-14), we offer a Junior Leader in Training program. Click the link above to find out more about our weekly themes and offerings. 

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.