Classes by Week

August 6-August 10

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    Art Sparks
    Instructor: Lee Hults    
    Ages 4-6 years old    
    August 6-10        
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    An expressive art class introducing a variety of creative processes for the students to explore and experiment with. Different materials, substances, and tools are incorporated. Projects from resist art to sensory art, from smashing and smooshing art to dripping and ripping art… it’s all in the process. It’s an opportunity for the children to be artistic, creative, and to express themselves.
     
    Jewelry Making
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook’s Little Hands Creations
    Ages 6-11 years old
    August 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $215
    Students may take their jewelry accessory game to the next level with our design class! We’ll begin with simple projects such as Shrinky Dinks, clay beads, and macramé, before moving on to more complex techniques with wire wrapping, chain, beading and weaving. The children will be creating layered necklaces, chandelier earrings, gemstone rings, and anything else they can dream up. We’ll be using organic and re-purposed materials, fun gemstones, studs, and rhinestones.
     
    Arts ’n’ Crafty Hands
    Instructor: Stasia Smith
    Ages 7-9 years old
    August 6-10        
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    There are many lifelong benefits to learning and doing crafts, but the most important one is for children to enjoy themselves! This week we will be creating art using our hands and several 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. The children will be very busy all week!
     
    Oodles of Noodles
    Instructor: Kimberly Norby
    Ages 7-9 years old
    August 6-10    
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    It’s hard to beat homemade noodles! In this class, we’ll be making noodles, experimenting with noodles, creating with noodles, and then, of course, eating noodles. It’s a cooking, science and craft class.
     
    Learn Knitting
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook’s Little Hands Creations    
    Ages 7-13 years old
    June 25-29 and/or August 6-10   
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $215 each class
    Learn the art of knitting and crochet! Knitting is calming, relaxing, and keeps us centered because of its repetitive rhythmic movements. It is also excellent at strengthening hand-eye coordination. Beginners will start slowly with finger knitting, before moving on to knitting needles and our handy Knifty Knitter Looms. Projects include book markers, stuffed animals, hats, headbands, pouches and more! Both beginning and advanced skills are taught. 
     
    Pickles, Berries, Jams: Food Preservation 101
    Instructor: Ellen Klein    
    Ages 9-12 years old    
    August 6-10        
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    We’re excited to roll up our sleeves and get on our aprons for the possibility of making pickles, salsa, jams, and even dried fruit leather. Children will be introduced to the basics of food preservation and preserve a variety of foods, focusing on what is in season. Depending on weather and seasonal crops, we may incorporate a berry-picking trip.
     
  • Learning & Enrichment

    The Human Body
    Instructor: Maria Towle
    Ages 5-7 years old, June 25-29, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 4-6 years old, August 6-10, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    We’ll learn what amazing feats our bodies are capable of, with each day dedicated to a different system of the human body. Students will trace their own body and add the organs and bones as we discuss them. They will learn interesting facts about the human body through reading and writing activities, movement games, and crafts.
     
    Puppies, Dogs, Hounds… Oh My!
    Instructor: Melissa Dell
    Ages 4-6 years old
    August 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    There is nothing quite like a dog’s wagging tail and pink tongue! During this class, the students will be discussing dogs all week and learning many interesting tidbits, including what all that tail wagging really means. Students will have fun with dog math, dog reading, and dog crafts. We'll even bake our own class dog treats for the students to take home and share with the dogs they know and love!
     
    Ribbit! Said the Frog
    Instructor: Lee Hults
    Ages 4-6 years old
    August 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    In this fun and frog-themed week of learning, we’ll talk about frog life cycles and all different types of frogs. Froggy books will be read, games will be played, and projects will be crafted. This topic will take the children through geography, science, literature, and math lessons. Come discover the fascinating and sometimes unusual world of frogs.
     
    Dolphins & Sharks
    Instructor: Melissa Dell
    Ages 4-6 years old
    August 6-10
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    Students will be introduced to different types of dolphins and sharks, the geographic regions where they live, migration patterns, social organization, what they eat, and other fun facts. They will also craft their own dolphins and/or sharks!
     
    Beginning-Intermediate Chess for Girls and Boys
    Head Coach: Lori Osseward
    Ages 5-9 years old
    July 16-20 and/or August 6-10 
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 per week
    Children at the beginning and beginning-intermediate levels may enroll. Coach Lori is highly skilled at teaching and working with children at their appropriate chess-playing levels. Children will learn the basic rules of chess, and then practice through friendly games.
     
    Whether the Weather Be Cold…
    Instructor: Kimberly Norby
    Ages 7-9 years old, July 9-13
    Ages 5-7 years old, August 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    Welcome to a week of experiments with condensation and evaporation! Students will learn about cloud types to predict the weather, the water cycle, and some dramatic kinds of weather such as tornadoes, lightning, and hurricanes. This week includes science craft projects, puzzles, and games.
     
    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.
     
    Make Your Own Comic Book
    Instructor: Lukas Allenbaugh of Clay Animation Network (C.A.N.)
    Ages 7-12 years old
    August 6-10    
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $215
    Students will draw their own comic book while learning storyboarding, basic character drawing, and 3D drawing. 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. We’ll use traditional art supplies, such as pen, pencil, and paper. This class is led in a supportive and creative atmosphere by Lukas Allenbaugh, who has over 20 years of experience teaching various styles of art to children.
     
    Toys & Trinkets: 3D Printing
    Instructor: Lindsey Own
    Ages 8-11 years old
    August 6-10      
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    3D printers have incredible uses, from building tools as-needed on the International Space Station to creating personal custom toys and jewelry. We have 3D printers in our makerspace and innovation lab, the BIG Lab, and we’ll be using them this week to create toys and trinkets. Is your child looking for the perfect desk organizer? Or perhaps those store-bought model kits don’t perfectly match your child’s vision for the Dungeons and Dragons character they wish to create. Now is the time to design it and 3D print it! Students will learn how to use 3D design software, set up the 3D printer, and then execute their vision.
     
    Objection! Law Can Be Fun
    Instructor: Austin Bailey
    Ages 10-13 years old
    August 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    A week-long introduction to the world of public speaking, debate, and the justice system. The goal of this class is to familiarize students with the basics of public speaking, critical-thinking skills, and courtroom decorum. Utilizing a case during the week, students will learn to work together to debate and discuss. Students will build skills in arguing both sides of an issue as well as defending their arguments with logic and evidence.
     
    Basic Electronics for Girls and Boys
    Instructor: Elizabeth Moore
    Ages 10-14 years old
    August 6-10
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    How does electricity work? Explore the notion of moving electrons, and apply that to lighting up a card with a simple circuit. What do breadboards have to do with electronics? Students will begin by exploring the design process and then brainstorming for final projects, which will include switches and dials. This is a supportive environment where everyone will be starting from the basics.
     
    The Logic Code
    Instructor: Elizabeth Moore  
    Ages 10-14 years old    
    August 6-10      
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    This is the perfect class for children who love logic puzzles and would like to learn systematic ways to solve them. Students will consider the nature of logic in nonsense rhymes and story form as we explore puzzles by Lewis Carroll and Raymond Smullyan. As we solve these brain teasers, we will learn beginning symbolic logic and the use of truth tables as valuable ways to analyze complex problems and to explain our reasoning to others.
     
  • Outdoor Education

    Hiking ~ Intermediate Skills
    Instructors: Melaney Mayne and Erik Eriksen
    Ages 9-11 years old
    August 6-10          
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $385
    This week is designed for the student who loves hiking and is ready each morning to hit the trails! We’re teaching the 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. Children must bring a light backpack to sufficiently carry their lunch and water bottle. They should also have tie-up sturdy sneakers or hiking boots.
     
    Fly Fishing
    Instructors: Kiki Contreras and Brian Wagner
    Ages 11-14 years old
    August 6-10    
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $385   
    Fly fishing is a sport that teaches patience, improves motor skills, and fosters an appreciation for nature. No one can walk away from losing a battle with a stubborn trout without a deep respect for the fish! Students will learn the basics of fly fishing—setting up their rod and reel, knot tying, basic casting techniques, reading the river, and selecting the right fly. Discussion will also include the history of fly fishing, how it’s different from other kinds of fishing, and entomology. We’re going to have a fantastic week fishing each day!


  • Performing Arts

    None offered this week.
  • Sports

    Basketball for Girls and Boys
    Instructor: Jeff Lageson
    Ages 7-9 years old, July 30-August 3, 1:00-4:00 p.m.  
    Ages 5-7 years old, August 6-10, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $180 each class
    A great opportunity to learn the fundamental skills of basketball. Children will hone some new skills and play friendly games with minimal competition. All players welcome!
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.