Classes by Week

August 5-August 9

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    Learning to Bake from Scratch
    Ages 5-7
    August 5-9 and/or August 19-23
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $465
    Instructor: Silvana Junge
    Children love to bake! In this popular class, learn how to make fantastic desserts and dishes with Silvana. This class is specifically designed to grant our youngest chefs the attention needed to learn fundamental baking skills.

    Chinese Painting
    Ages 7-9, July 22-26, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 6-8, August 5-9, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Yuli Zhu
    Children will be taught how to paint in the beautiful style of Chinese painting. Chinese brushes will be used to paint animals, people, flowers, and more. The Chinese language and culture will be presented.
     
    Brick Animation
    Ages 7-12
    August 5-9
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $225
    Instructor: Lukas Allenbaugh of Creative Art Network (C.A.N.)
    This week, the theme is up to the student! Students will be offered several ideas, such as superheroes, aliens, magic, animals and more. Then the children will 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.
     
    Origami
    Ages 7-9
    August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger
    The art of origami, or Japanese paper folding, has mesmerized children and adults alike for centuries. In this class, students will be taught the history of the art form and its amazing usefulness and instructed on different designs to create. Students will discover that with origami, it’s practice, practice, practice! This is the perfect class for determined children who enjoy working with their hands. We’ll offer a large variety of materials and folding options to work with. At the end of the week, we’ll share our creations in a mini open house.
     
    Sci-Fi Art
    Ages 7-12
    August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $225
    Instructor: Lukas Allenbaugh of Creative Art Network (C.A.N.)
    For this course, students will be drawing in 2D and 3D, using shading and texturing to create unique worlds integrating creature-like characters, science fiction vehicles, inventions and architecture. We’ll use traditional art supplies: pens, pencils, and markers. Students will bring home a portfolio of their work on the last day.
     
    Book Arts
    Ages 9-12
    August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Ellen Klein
    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.

    Stamping Art & Stationery
    Ages 6-8, July 22-26, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 9-13, August 5-9, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger
    Students will learn about design elements, and create beautiful stationery and artwork by making and applying a variety of stamping techniques. Natural foods, sponges, rubber stamps and more will be used as the stamps. At the end of the week, we’ll have a mini open house to share our creations with parents/guardians and other summer program students.
     
  • Learning & Enrichment

    Strategy, Problem Solving, Creativity … Board Games!
    Ages 6-8
    August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Tiffany Tran
    Board games are a sometimes-overlooked educational tool. Children need, and acquire, many key skills in order to successfully play board games, including communicating, creativity, fine and gross motor development, strategy, patience, and reading, among others. Some of the wonderful games your child will experience this week include Cranium, Scrabble, Blokus, Labyrinth and an assortment of card games.
     
    Introduction to Typing/Keyboarding Skills
    Ages 7-9
    June 24-28 and/or August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $185
    Instructor: Stasia Smith
    Typing is an invaluable skill that takes time and lots of practice to master. This class is for students with little or no experience. We will discuss the history of typing and why it’s important. Students learn about proper ergonomics and the home row keys. Students will also be exposed to several typing programs and games. A list of resources will go home on the last day.     

    Strategy Games and Problem Solving Adventures
    Ages 8-10
    August 5-9
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Vicki Pettiross
    Students will solve pressing problems of a bus stuck in the desert, renegade zombies, a loner vampire, and the undercover mystery on the train. Stories will include complex calculations and opportunities to communicate their thinking and convince each other of the viability of their solutions. Students will be supported in all ways as needed.
     
    Dungeons & Dragons
    Ages 10-14
    July 8-12 and/or August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185   
    Instructor: Kuran Pettiross & Jeff Lageson
    Join us for this spectacular adventure into the world of magic, monsters, brave warriors and medieval fantasy! In this class, students will learn how to play 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons. Dungeons and Dragons, also known as D&D, is a roleplaying game where the players take the role of a character in the world that the storyteller, also known as the dungeon master, creates. We’ll be creating characters, playing the adventure, then fighting the battle. All levels of D&D players welcome to join!
    3D Modeling & Printing
    Ages 11-14
    August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Anna Baldi
    This class takes place in The Evergreen School’s makerspace, the BIG Lab. Students will learn how to use two 3D modeling programs, Tinkercad and Sculptris. After learning the basics, students will create their own projects, and watch them come to life via the 3D printer.
     
    Interactive Cardboard Sculpture
    Ages 11-14
    August 5-9
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructor: Anna Baldi
    This class takes place in The Evergreen School's makerspace, the BIG Lab. Students will design and make interactive toys, games, and tools, all out of cardboard! Using rubber bands, magnets, spinners, and more, we'll create moving parts and functional machines. Advanced students may choose to integrate basic circuits into their projects.



  • Outdoor Education

    Hiking: Intermediate Skills
    Ages 9-11
    August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $385
    Instructors: Melaney Mayne & Erik Eriksen
    This week is designed for the student who loves hiking and is ready each morning to hit the trails! We’re teaching students about the value of natural spaces while simply enjoying the outdoors. Our outdoor education teachers always encourage students along 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. Students must bring a light backpack to sufficiently carry their lunch and water bottle. They should also have tie-up sturdy sneakers or hiking boots.
     
    Nautical Adventures
    Ages 10-14
    August 5-9
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $425
    Instructor: Mattie Carruth
    Each day we will visit a different water destination and play in a different water vessel. Whether students are new to a sport or seasoned sailors, our lifeguard-certified instructor will be there to support them 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 Puget Sound, or stand-up paddleboarding and/or sailing in Lake Washington. Participants should be enthusiastic about spending the full week outdoors. Please note that this camp is priced slightly higher due to daily equipment rental fees. Students must bring a swimsuit, light towel, daypack, full water bottle, waterproof shoes, light layers that can get wet, and a lunch.

  • Performing Arts

    No classes in this category are offered this week.  
  • Sports

    Parkour Kids
    Ages 7-10, July 22-26, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 5-7, August 5-9, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $225
    Instructors of Kong Academy
    For our younger students, it’s all about introducing them to the sport, encouraging confidence with movement, and having fun; focus is on development of these early motor skills. Older students will also use blocks and bars to learn the fundamentals of the sport. Students will be running, jumping, vaulting, climbing, swinging, rolling and working on safe ground movements, all in a safe, supportive environment.

    Basketball for Girls and Boys
    Ages 5-6, July 29-August 2, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 7-9, August 5-9, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 9-11, August 5-9, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    An opportunity for the children to learn the fundamental skills of basketball. They will learn some new skills with the sport and play friendly games with minimal competition. Players should join us for skill building and healthy game competition. The perfect camp for the beginning to intermediate level basketball player. 
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.