COME CREATE WITH US!
This year’s camp weeks are separate and unique for kids and teens. Classes are tailored for each population and age appropriate. We’ve designed our camps to give kids and teens the opportunity to experience a fun and engaging, artful program, filled with visual arts, theater and music, taught by inspiring local professionals who are seasoned teachers of teens.
Art4Teens Camp is for rising 7th-12th graders. July 23-27, 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Ronald United Methodist Church
17839 Aurora Avenue North, Shoreline 98133
If you have questions prior to registering or along the way, please contact Silvia at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-417-4645.
Daily Camp Schedule: 9 AM – 4 PM
9:00-9:10 Camp Check-In
9:10-10:15 Studio Class 1
10:25-11:30 Studio Class 2
11:30-12:25 Creation Station
12:25-1:25 Recess & Lunch
1:25-2:30 Studio Class 3
2:30-3:40 Studio Class 4
3:40-4:00 Daily Art Share with guest speakers
Camp Scholarships are offered to campers who live in Shoreline & Lake Forest Park and are based on need.
All campers will take the following studio class line-up together, including the Creation Station
VISUAL ART with Nataliya: Mixed Media: This colorful class is designed for students to experiment and experience a variety of hands-on mediums. It’s hard to pick just one! Campers will learn how to draw, paint using watercolor techniques, create works using paper collage, oil pastels and create a series of projects through process-oriented sessions.
Nataliya Zigelboym was born, grew up and received her master’s degree in Teaching Fine Art and Design in Odessa, Ukraine. She is a fashion designer/stylist/textile artist/educator/photo editor with over 20 years experience, working in Ukraine, New York, and Seattle. She worked for more than 10 years as a fashion designer, merchandise manager, fashion stylist for photo shoots and modeling agency, photo editor and educator in New York City. Nataliya developed a unique Recycle Tapestry Program for kids to learn hand weaving and continues teaching a variety of Fine Arts and Design Classes at public and private schools, camps and workshops, special events in WA and NY.
Music with Eben: African Drumming: Students will learn how to create rhythms, beats and percussive techniques in this invigorating class, led by African Drumming expert, Eben. Campers will also learn about the important role music plays in African culture, specifically in West African countries such as Ghana and Senegal.
Eben, a finance analyst for Pierce County, has a 4-year degree in Performing Arts and has successfully hosted 6 community festivals. In 2013, Eben began the celebrated multicultural festival at in Portland while he was a graduate student obtaining an MBA in Finance. Eben is the Founder and President of Just Humanitarian Project (JHP) Legacy- a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, based in the city of Shoreline, led by first-generation African immigrants, who are accomplished musicians, performers, and artists and share their musical traditions with adults and students in the community.
VISUAL ART with FERGUS: Printmaking: This class is an introduction to printmaking. Students will be introduced to a brief history of printmaking and how artist today use print techniques to express and communicate visually. Campers will learn the process of printmaking and create a series of prints on various matrices and based on multiculturalism. The aim of this class is to introduce students to printmaking techniques that can be used as a vehicle to visualize and communicate ideas. The goal is to encourage and challenge students’ artistic practice and vision.
Fergus Temporada is a visual artist who teaches at Cascade K-8 in Shoreline. He graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a BA in Art: Emphasis in Studio Arts and a K-12 Art Certification. This past school year was his fourth year at Cascade teaching different mediums: watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, digital photography, digital art, and video art. Born in the Philippines, Fergus immigrated to Shoreline. He is proud to be a Shoreline School District alumnus too.
CREATION STATION with Laura: Every camper will take this fun, free choice class– both kids and teens alike will create and play in this open studio concept with multiple stations focusing on Fiber Arts and Collage. We’ll explore basic hand sewing, spool knitting, weaving, felting, knitting, beading, fabric painting and paper creations. Bring your imagination and learn the tools and techniques for your own one-of-a-kind creations!
Laura Caley learned her textile skills from both her mother and home economic classes taught in middle and high school. She also loves to copycat DiY blog creations. Laura holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences in Nursing and also serves as our camp nurse.
Theater Arts with Rachel Street: World Theater: Through dramatic tales from around the world, join us in stepping into cultures that aren’t our own. Perform the life and death scenes of Antigone. Shake reality by exploring fantastical tales from Africa and Asia. Connect it all together through improvisational games. A desire to explore the unknown is a must. All acting levels are welcome!
Rachel Street caught the acting bug at the tender age of 6, and she’s been acting ever since. She has worked at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles, taught and directed in numerous theaters in Costa Rica, Hawaii, Vermont, and Seattle. A resourceful and dynamic teacher, she is the drama and film teacher at Rainier Beach High School.
Absences: Tuition adjustments for absences during the camp will not be made.
Communication & Paperwork: The Emergency Contact form, camp rules & everything you need to know about preparing for camp will be sent via email. Please make sure we have your correct summer email address at the time of registration.
Transportation: Transportation to and from the camp is the responsibility of the parent or guardian. No early drop-off or late pick-up.
Cancellation Policy: A $25 administration fee will be assessed in all cases; Prior to May 31: 100% refunded less $25; June 1 – July 15: 50% refunded less $25. No refunds after July 15.