Classes by Week

July 16-July 20

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    Making Pop-Ups
    Instructor: Caroline Rockey
    Ages 5-7 years old 
    July 16-20    
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    Children will learn how to make a variety of their very own pop-ups, such as talking creatures, books, zoos, and greeting cards. Pieces will move by pulling or pushing strips and circles that turn. Many super-fun possibilities!

    Being Green! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
    Instructor: Maria Towle
    Ages 5-7 years old
    June 18-22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    This week, we will learn how to take care of our important planet Earth by using the 3 Rs.—Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle—and we’ll learn why it is important to do so. The students will make fun crafts out of recycled materials like pressed paper, plastic bottle maracas, bottle cap wind chimes, and marble run games with cardboard tubes. Discussion and lessons will be around sustainability and taking care of Mother Nature. 
     
    It’s All Science… and Art
    Instructor: Annie Bellettiere
    Ages 5-7 years old
    June 25-29, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    July 16-20, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    Students will apply concepts of chemistry and create their own safe, usable art supplies such as ice chalk, bubbles, kinetic sand, puffy paint, stampers, recycled crayons, and natural play dough. We’ll enjoy all of our homemade supplies this week as we engage in lots of creative, sensory play. 
     
    Creative Art Shotz
    Instructor: Michelle Bolton
    Morning Workshop: Ages 6-8 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Workshop: Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 16-20 
    $180 each class
    Calling all kinds of artists! Spin! Squirt! Flick! Carve! Stick! Click! Print! Join us to explore different mediums and express your creativity. With paint, ceramic, rock, metal, magnets, wood, canvas, and a variety of other interesting materials we will be creating our own works of art all week. Transform photos into art, design metal magnet boards, personalized magnets, a unique spin on bird houses, cool canvas projects…and more!
     
    Australian Aboriginal Painting 
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger
    Morning Workshop: Ages 9-12 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    Afternoon Workshop: Ages 7-9 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 16-20    
    $180 each class
    Australian Aboriginal mythology is colorful, fascinating, and a delight for students. Students will learn some myths, the myths' visual symbols found in artworks, and be able to apply these symbols to their own artwork. We will do dot painting on boards, with an option to transform everyday objects brought from home.
     
    Creative Art Shotz
    Instructor: Michelle Bolton
    Morning Workshop: Ages 6-8 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Workshop: Ages 8-10 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 16-20 
    $180 each class
    Calling all kinds of artists! Spin! Squirt! Flick! Carve! Stick! Click! Print! Join us to explore different mediums and express your creativity. With paint, ceramic, rock, metal, magnets, wood, canvas, and a variety of other interesting materials we will be creating our own works of art all week. Transform photos into art, design metal magnet boards, personalized magnets, a unique spin on bird houses, cool canvas projects…and more!
     
    Printmaking
    Instructor: Caroline Rockey
    Ages 8-12 years old
    July 16-20
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    Play with the historical art method of printmaking: the process of making your own picture and printing it onto paper. Experiment with texture, line, color and composition to create a unique image, beginning with drawing an idea, moving to creating your plate, and inking it. Students will print with simple paper stencils, linoleum blocks and acrylic glass. We will also discuss and use Durer and Picasso as inspiration!
     
    Australian Aboriginal Painting 
    Instructor: Shellwyn Badger
    Morning Workshop: Ages 9-12 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    Afternoon Workshop: Ages 7-9 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    July 16-20    
    $180 each class
    Australian Aboriginal mythology is colorful, fascinating, and a delight for students. Students will learn some myths, the myths' visual symbols found in artworks, and be able to apply these symbols to their own artwork. We will do dot painting on boards, with an option to transform everyday objects brought from home.
  • Learning & Enrichment

    Buzzzz! Said the Bee
    Instructor: Melissa Dell
    Ages 4-6 years old
    July 16-20
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    Summer is bee season, and it is the best time to learn about this incredibly helpful insect. We’ll talk all about different types of bees and life cycles, pollen and flowers. Students will create their own All About Bees book, make their own bee costume, and get to taste real honey. Class activities include math, singing, reading, and games.
     
     
    Sensational Superheroes
    Instructor: Lee Hults    
    Ages 4-6 years old    
    July 16-20        
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $180
    Calling all superheroes! Students this week create their own superhero identities, complete with special superpowers and superhero attire. Math and language skills will be reinforced as we measure how high we can jump, create stories for our superheroes, and more. We also imagine life as real-life superheroes, as we discuss service projects that help others.
     
    Cooking & Crafting Up a Story
    Instructor: Lee Hults    
    Ages 4-6 years old    
    July 16-20        
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    What better way to practice cooking and baking skills than by incorporating fun story books! Students will enjoy reading books such as Too Many Tamales, If You Give a Moose a Muffin, and Dragons Love Tacos, followed by using recipes inspired by the stories. Each day will also incorporate a daily art project inspired by each story.
     
    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.
     
    Incredible Insects
    Instructor: Maria Towle
    Ages 5-7 years old
    July 2-6 (closed Wed., July 4), $145
    July 16-20, $180
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Your children will turn into entomologists and explore the exciting world of insects this week. The class will read many interesting books about insects and create insect projects and crafts. We will also go on a nature walk to observe insects in their own habitat. We’re going to be scientists, putting our drawing and notes in our own science journal.
     
    Crazy Chemistry
    Instructor: Kimberly Norby
    Ages 6-8 years old
    July 2-6 (closed Wed., July 4), 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., $145
    July 16-20, 1:00-4:00 p.m., $180  
    A fun, busy class blending classic experiments and crazy concoctions. We’ll talk about how chemistry affects our lives every day, and with a strictly hands-on approach we’ll explore aqueous solutions, precipitation, and crystallization. Open inquiry-based discussions all week. Students should bring their curiosity!

    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.
     
    Math Magic
    Instructor: Kimberly Norby
    Ages 6-8 years old, July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Ages 5-7 years old, August 20-24, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    Embark upon a magical math journey, as students discover how math relates to almost everything around them! Students will explore the magic of math through pattern exploration, math mysteries, fun basic math facts, and math art. This is a class to help show children how appealing and exciting math can be.
     
    Computer Coding for Girls
    Instructor: Stasia Smith
    Ages 7-9 years old
    July 16-20  
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    
    $180
    This is an introductory and exploratory coding class for girls who are curious about programming but have never tried it or have very little experience. We will discuss the importance of computer programming and what it means to be a programmer. Students will explore several different engaging activities on Code.org, Scratch Jr and Tynker.
     
    City Explorers
    Instructors: Melaney Mayne and Erik Eriksen
    Ages 10-13 years old, July 9-13
    Ages 8-10 years old, July 16-20    
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.    
    $385
    Seattle is a big, exciting city with lots to offer. Students will have the opportunity to navigate the city by bus, learn to read maps, learn budgeting for their food and entertainment each day… and then we’re off to plot our course for adventure! The class will plan trips to little-known sites around Seattle, visit local markets to try adventurous foods, and map and journal our discoveries along the way, all while feeling our sense of place and belonging in the big city. Students will be learning valuable life skills this week.
     
    Creative Writing
    Instructor: Rachel Edelman                                                      
    Ages 9-12 years old, June 25-29, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Ages 10-14 years old, July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.            
    $180 each class
    This class is designed to inspire young people to explore and expand their creative writing capabilities through various writing styles. We will explore avenues of creative writing though a number of different prompts. We will share, analyze, and revise our works, always looking to stretch our creative minds in the processes of writing. This class is designed for writers of any level who are looking to try something new.

    Artistic Journaling
    Instructor: Rachel Edelman
    Ages 9-13 years old
    July 2-6 (closed Wed., July 4), $145
    July 16-20, $180
    1:00-4:00 p.m. 
    The week begins with children creating their own personalized, inspirational journal notebook. We’ll discuss the importance of journaling. There will be thought-provoking lessons in poetry, drawing, landscape photography, and creative writing.
     
    Strategy Games and Math Puzzles
    Instructor: Sanni Keskimaki
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 16-20    
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    We’ll spend the week challenging ourselves with Think Fun games, like Rush Hour, solving tricky math problems together, making 3-D polygons, and playing with graphing calculators. Students will work at their own ability level on different logic and mathematical activities in a fun and supportive environment.
     
  • Outdoor Education

    None available this week. 
  • Performing Arts

    Creative Drama ~ Things That Fly, Soar, and Zoom!
    Instructor: Jen Reif
    Ages 5-6 years old
    July 16-20
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    Bats, or birds, or butterflies? Biplanes, balloons, or flying pies? Celebrating things that fly, using their bodies and voices, students will bring to life stories featuring colorful characters and crazy contraptions that take flight. Each day is filled with stories, craft projects, games, and movement. On the final day, students will act out a story for friends and family.
     
    From the Page to the Stage
    Instructor: Jen Reif
    Ages 7-9 years old
    July 16-20
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    Love to read stories and act them out? Books are adapted for the stage in this fun, creative drama class. Each day is filled with activities for your child in creating a character, writing dialogue, and staging a scene. Ideal for writers, actors and storytellers! On the last day, students share their collaborative story with family and friends.

    Hip Hop
    Instructor: Jessica Jobaris 
    Ages 7-10 years old
    June 25-29 and/or July 16-20        
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    A fun week learning about the dance of hip hop! Two parts hip hop, one part modern dance, one part martial arts, and one part ballet… mix it all in a blender and shake it up in the summer heat then throw it on a stage and make a stunning dance piece incorporating all these different genres of dance. Students wear sneakers and comfortable clothing each day.

    Musical Production ~ Seussical
    Instructors: Eia Waltzer and Melissa Fleming
    Ages 9-12 years old
    Two-week class: July 9-13 AND 16-20  
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $770
    Two shows on Friday July 20: one at 3:00 p.m. and one at 7:00 p.m. in The Evergreen Theater. Full attendance on all 10 days of rehearsal and for both performances is required for participation. Children 11 and 12 years old may only participate in one of our summer musicals (Seussical or Madagascar).
    Calling actors, singers, and dancers! The Evergreen School Summer Performing Arts Program is putting on the first of two big shows this summer and we need your talent! In this two-week production class, students become members of a small cast, and each day is filled with fun activities that build skills in musical theater performance. Every student enrolled receives a copy of the music, a rehearsal cd and the script in advance of rehearsals. Auditions take place on the first day of class. On the last day, July 20, in partnership with our Backstage Crew and Costume Crew classes, actors will present two big performances (at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm) complete with sets, costumes and lights. Our performing arts program has a team of five experienced teaching artists all led by Evergreen’s Vanessa Miller.

    Tech Theater: Scenery and Props 
    Instructors: Craig Wollam and Suzi Tucker
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 2-6 (closed Wed., July 4), 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., $ 145
    July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., $180
    A hands-on experience for those who like to be behind the scenes! This week is filled with design projects such as set construction, painting stage flats, and building props for this year’s summer productions of Seussical or Madagascar. Working with different materials, operating power tools safely, and learning paint techniques are just some of the fun activities in this project-packed theater class.
     
    Tech Theater: Costume Crew ~ Seussical
    Instructor: Allison Taylor
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 16-20  
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    Students in this class are part of the magic behind the scenes of Seussical. As a member of the small crew of costume assistants, students will be altering costumes, assisting with hair and makeup, and organizing quick costumes changes. This is a fun, project-packed theater class for the aspiring designer. PLEASE NOTE: By enrolling in this class, students are making a commitment to being present for both performances on Friday, July 20 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm. to assist with costuming.
     
    Tech Theater: Backstage Crew ~ Seussical
    Instructors: Craig Wollam and Suzy Tucker
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 16-20
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    Students in this class are part of the magic behind the scenes of Seussical. This small team of students will learn about the technical elements of focusing lights, operating a sound board, and being on the backstage crew, shifting scenic elements in time with musical transitions. PLEASE NOTE: By enrolling in this class, students are making the commitment to being present for both performances on Friday, July 20 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm. to run all backstage tech.
     
  • Sports

    Fencing
    Instructor: Shayé  Whitmer
    Ages 10-14 years old
    July 16-20
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and/or 1:00-4:00 p.m. 
    $180 each class
    Both beginning and intermediate fencing students are welcome. Students 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 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.