Classes by Week

July 1-July 5 (Closed July 4)

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    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.
     
    Machine Sewing for Boys and Girls
    Ages 7-12
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4), $180
    August 19-23, $225
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $185
    Instructors of Chelsea Cook's Little Hands Creations
    Students will learn a skill they will use for a lifetime and a hobby they will forever enjoy: sewing! No experience necessary. New students will learn machine safety and beginner sewing techniques, while more experienced students can expand on skills they already have. The class will begin with a simple project, and then students will advance at their own pace to more exciting and challenging projects throughout the session. Many fun and different patterns are presented each time! Please note: For new students, attending on Monday (the first day of class) is mandatory, as instructors will teach basic machine usage and important safety rules.
     
    Sculpting Nature
    Ages 7-9
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $150
    Instructor: Maria Lee
    Students in this class will spend time outside, collecting found and natural materials, and arranging these items into unique forms and designs. Inspired by artist Andy Goldsworthy’s sculptures and works of natural and temporary art, we will use elements of nature to create our own art this week. Emphasis is on sustainability, patience and the ability to “let go” all while being creative. This is a process-oriented class.
     
    Let's Craft: Felting and Quilling
    Ages 9-12
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $145
    Instructor: Kimberly Chu
    Two fun crafts will be taught this week: felting and quilling. We will create felted figures using basic hand sewing skills, flat felt, barbed needles, and wool roving. The art of quilling will also be introduced. Using narrow, colorful strips of paper, a slotted tool, and glue, we will create beautiful and unique designs that can be made into pictures and cards. The students are encouraged to draw up their own patterns and dream up their own creations.
     
    Three-Course Summer Meal
    Ages 9-14
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $390
    Instructor: Silvana Junge
    Students cook up a three-course meal each day this week! These meals will be deliciously prepared using summer-inspired ingredients. Students are closely supervised and will be working with all kinds of kitchen tools.
     

  • Learning & Enrichment

    The Author's Chair
    Ages 5-7
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $150
    Instructor: Molly Daybert
    This class offers a week celebrating several of the greatest children’s authors: Eric Carle, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss and more. We will be reading books, creating books, exploring with art, and experimenting with book characters.
     
    Wonders of the World
    Ages 5-7
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $150
    Instructor: Molly Daybert
    This class will simply help to ignite interest in the history and beauty of our world. Class will discuss both the ancient and modern seven wonders. The beginning lessons will include noticing and discussing beautiful natural wonders just around our own school campus. Class discussion will include geography, maps and bodies of water.
     
    It's 8:00 a.m. Somewhere in Our World
    Ages 7-9
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4), 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., $150
    July 8-12, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., $185
    Instructor: Maria Lee
    This week-long class combines international studies with cooking. Each day we’ll be learning a bit about the culture and cuisine from a specific country. Lessons will be taught using stories, cooking and craft projects, and geography and science.
     
    EPublishing: Writing Without Paper
    Ages 10-14
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $150
    Instructor: Jeff Lageson
    Learn how writers can “publish” their work to the world without paper. Top formats PDF and EPub allow writers to share their work electronically on various platforms to friends and family around the world. Coursework will include daily writing sprints for new material and working with previously created works to generate a “book” to share with friends and family by week’s end.
     
    Girls Crush Math
    Ages 10-14
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    9:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $150
    Instructor: Vicki Pettiross
    Join us for a week of fun, confidence-building mathematical experiences! Girls will spend the morning collaborating with others creating mathematical models, applying methods, drawing diagrams, connecting ideas, reasoning and communicating in different forms. We will also play a variety of board games and puzzles that will mathematically extend, enrich, and challenge all students. The importance of having a growth mindset in learning will be emphasized throughout.

  • Outdoor Education

    No classes in this category are offered this week. 

  • Performing Arts

    Bollywood Dance
    Ages 8-10, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 6-8, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 1-5 (closed July 4)
    $150
    Instructor: Nimisha Joshi
    Bollywood is a huge film industry in Mumbai, India. Students will be learning a choreographed dance routine from popular Hindi/Bollywood songs. Bollywood dancing is a fun way to get a dose of cardio and good exercise! Dance steps and routines will be introduced, and basic Hindi key words and phrases will be taught and spoken. On Friday of this week, our class will invite others to show what we’ve learned.
     
    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.

  • Sports

    World Sports and Games
    Ages 9-12
    July 1-5 (closed Thursday, July 4)
    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $150
    Instructor: Yordan Georgiev
    Students will be discussing, learning and playing different sports and games that are popular in other parts of the world. They’ll be exposed to table tennis, handball, bocce ball and more. Children will be physically active all week while learning these popular sporting traditions from other countries.

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.