Classes by Week

June 18-June 22

List of 5 items.

  • Fine Arts

    Contemporary Art for Little Geniuses
    Instructor: Annie Bellettiere
    Ages 5-7 years old
    June 18-22, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    July 9-13, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180
    Children will be inspired by the work of master painters as they learn the fundamental concepts of two-dimensional art. Students will use a variety of paints and mediums to achieve a different textures and effects in their artwork. Self-portraits, animal paintings, and still life paintings are among the projects we will explore in a relaxed and summer fun setting.
     
    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.
     
    Ooey Gooey, Icky Sticky Art
    Instructor: Kimberly Norby  
    Ages 6-8 years old
    June 18-22
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180  
    This craft class encourages wonder, curiosity, and creativity with gooey, sticky art projects. It allows children full hands-on exploring and helps them develop their imaginations while learning about their world. Each day these students will immerse themselves in art and craft projects that involve paint, bubbles, playdough, and many other squishy, colorful mediums. Children should wear play clothes that can get messy!
     
    Carnival Foods
    Instructor: Michelle Bolton
    Morning Festival: Ages 8-10 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00p.m.
    Afternoon Festival: Ages 6-8 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    June 18-22
    $180 per class
    With summer comes many wonderful outdoor activities, like carnivals, fairs, amusement parks… and that gives us the perfect opportunity to indulge in silly, fun foods! During this week, our young chefs will prepare and bake things like Lemon Buddies, Raspberry Marshmallow Magic Pie, Corndog Muffins, Confetti Jar Cake and more. Each student will design a personalized apron, chef’s hat, and recipe keeper. Students take charge in deciding the menu, preparing food, and organizing presentation.
     
    Mystery Basket Cooking Fun
    Instructor: Silvana Junge
    Ages 9-14 years old
    June 18-22
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $495
    This is an exciting and delicious cooking class. On Monday and Wednesday, the students are taught how to make a dish that they will execute in class. They will take home that prepared dish to be enjoyed with their families. On Tuesday and Thursday, students will have the Mystery Basket challenge. They are given similar but different ingredients, and then they execute a recipe for that day with some help from Silvana. On the last day, Friday, the Mystery Basket Competition takes place… and it’s always so much fun!
     
    Making Zines!
    Instructor: Rachel Edelman
    Ages 10-14 years old, June 18-22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.    
    Ages 9-12 years old, June 25-29, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    Explore your passions through your own handmade mini-comic! Zines are small, self-published books by people who want to share what they love. From pets and jokes to made-up worlds, students will use drawing, writing, poetry, collage, and hand-sewn binding to craft their unique publications. Students will receive lots of encouragement and support as they practice creativity and independent inquiry.
     
  • Learning & Enrichment

    Dr. Seuss
    Instructor: Lee Hults
    Ages 4-6 years old
    June 18-22 and/or July 23-27
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    Exploring Dr. Seuss books and the loveable characters all week. Students will be engaged in singing songs, creating art projects, and playing games based on Dr. Seuss stories. Children should get ready to get up close and personal with Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? and many other classics.
     
    Very Beginning Chess for Girls and Boys
    Head Coach: Lori Osseward
    Ages 5-8 years old
    June 18-22 and/or July 30-August 3   
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    An introduction to the game of chess. A great way for very beginners to learn the basics of this wonderfully challenging game. Chess helps young minds to develop exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Chess also increases creativity and cognitive skills. Coach Lori uses games, stories, puzzles and art projects to help young children learn to love this ancient game.
     
    I’m a Scientist
    Instructor: Lee Hults
    Ages 4-6 years
    June 18-22 and/or July 30-August 3
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    $180 each class
    Science is all around you every day in everything you do! In this class, we’ll ask questions all week and conduct fun, interesting experiments inspired by what we see anywhere and everywhere. We will be taking a close scientific look at eggs, crystals, ice cubes and even volcanoes!  
     
    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.
     
    Bughouse Team Chess for Girls and Boys
    Head Coach: Leo Stefurak
    Ages 6-14 years old
    June 18-22 and/or August 20-24 
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    $330 per week
    Bughouse Team Chess is a four-person team game played between pairs of cooperating chess partners. It is played nationally with a codified set of rules. Children seeking fun team play are invited to join us for study and practice of this unique game. Beginners welcome; no previous bughouse experience necessary.
     
    Strategy, Problem Solving, Creativity… Board Games!
    Instructor: Kimberly Norby
    Ages 7-9 years old
    June 18-22 and/or June 25-29
    1:00-4:00 p.m.       
    $180 each class
    Board games are a sometimes-overlooked educational tool. Children need, and acquire, many key skills in order to successfully play board games. These skills include communicating, creativity, fine and gross motor development, strategy, patience, and reading, among others. During the week, the class will play a variety of games in a variety of capacities. Some of the wonderful games your child will experience include Cranium, Scrabble, Blokus, Labyrinth and an assortment of card games.
     
    Writers Workshop
    Instructor: Rachel Edelman  
    Ages 9-11 years old
    June 18-22
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.     
    $180
    In this class, we’ll do creative writing and more. We’ll talk about how writers write, and explore the process of moving from an idea to a published piece of work. This class focuses on an interdisciplinary technique to build students’ fluency in writing through continuous, repeated exposure to the process. Students will study voice and style as well as editing and revision. The week will end with our own writers workshop celebration, where students will share their finished work with each other. 
     
    Girl Gamers
    Instructor: Jimmy Chu
    Ages 10-14 years old
    June 18-22 
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    $180
    Calling all girl gamers! This is a fantastic opportunity to meet other girls who game all while playing a variety of fun strategy games. Students will learn and play various games such as Magic the Gathering, Settlers of Catan, Star Realms, Ticket to Ride, Pandemic and more. Learn how to play some of those favorite strategic games in a safe, supportive environment.
     
  • Outdoor Education

    Rock Climbing
    Instructor: Zachary Lundgren
    Ages 10-14 years old
    June 18-22
    9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    $425
    This class offers a thorough introduction to the sport of rock climbing. Most of our climbing will be at a local climbing gym, and on the last day, we’ll have the opportunity to take our skills outside and climb real rocks. (Weather dependent.) Climbing equipment is provided. Students should have a lunch each day, bring a water bottle, and wear comfortable clothing. 
  • Performing Arts

    None available this week
  • Sports Camps

    Animal Yoga
    Instructor: Annie Bellettiere
    Ages 5-7 years old, June 18-22, $180
    Ages 4-6 year old, July 2-6 (closed Wed., July 4), $145
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    In a nurturing, supportive, and non-competitive atmosphere, students will stretch and strengthen their bodies, build body awareness, and focus on their breath as a tool for self-regulation and centering. We will include stories, songs, art, and dramatic play so that campers can express themselves creatively and practice working cooperatively in groups, while learning about the many yoga poses that take their names from animals!
     
    Modified Football
    Instructor: Erik Eriksen
    Ages 9-13 years old  
    June 18-22  
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
    $180
    If you're thinking, ""What does that even mean?"" you're not the only one! Modified football combines the game-play of ultimate with the skills used to throw and catch a football. This camp will involve dynamic exercises to prepare each student to participate, as well as plenty of dedicated time for scrimmages. No experience required; only a positive attitude and willingness to make friends while learning a new activity.
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.