Extended Day Programs
Extended Day Programs

2019 Summer Camp

Camp weeks at Epiphany School are active, engaging and fun. Whether students are learning how to cook or playing a new instrument, they will enjoy spending time with our school community over the long breaks. Our activities and themes are designed to keep students engaged and excited about learning, but there is also ample amounts of unstructured play time. 
 

Summer Camp (Jul 8 - Aug 16)

Join us for the third annual Epiphany School summer camp!  Our camp runs Monday - Friday for six consecutive weeks starting on July 8th.  Each week of camp has unique content and requires registration separately.   

Our summer camps have confirmed sessions with Epiphany School faculty including Leslie Larkin, Barbara Buchman, Vicki Conrad, Jess Carley, and Tina Larabee! Faculty and vendor-led activities include outdoor art, creative expressions, parkour, gardening, cooking, LEGO engineering, soccer, Capoeria, sewing, and basketball! Morning indoor sessions will be complemented by outdoor activities and fun.

Summer camp is for children in rising grades K-5.

Billing and Fees: 

The fee for each week of summer camp is $330.00 for programming Monday-Friday, 8:00am-3:30pm. Extended Day will be offered for an additional $18.75 from 3:30-6:00pm per day.

Fees for families on Epiphany School financial aid will be discounted for each week of camp they attend. Discounts are based on the financial aid package for that school year. Please note that summer programs are based on the financial aid for the upcoming school year (i.e. Summer 2019 is part of the 2019-2020 school year).

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations on or after May 1st are subject to a 50% fee.  There will be no refunds on June 1st or beyond. Canceled registrants will be responsible for the full amount of each week canceled. 

Summer camp weeks available for individual sign-up include:


Week 1 (Jul 8 - 12):

MORNING SESSIONS
Gardening with Vicki Conrad 
Each child will learn about eco-systems, pollinators, and the parts of a flower. We will help plant the school garden, pick and prepare fresh vegetables from Marilyn’s garden. As an end of the week culmination, every child will plant and take home their own vegetable container garden. This camp will be hands on, active, and educational.

Creative Artistic Expressions with Leslie Larkin
Students in Creative Expressions will learn various ways to express themselves through music, drama, storytelling, movement, and visual art. 2019 will feature a new epic large-scale classical piece to focus on - in past summers we have explored "Peter and the Wolf," "Carnival of the Animals" and the "Harry Potter Suite" - and be just as creative and energetic as last year!


AFTERNOON VENDOR
Parkour with Kong Academy 
Movement is the ability to move fluidly through your environment from one place to another. In this camp, children will safely learn to progress through the basic parkour movements of jumping, vaulting, climbing, swinging, balancing, and rolling. The movements build strength, balance, and coordination. Your child will acquire the ability to engage with their environment while overcoming obstacles, both physically and mentally. Practicing parkour skills fosters creativity and boosts confidence. Accomplishing challenges that seemed impossible at one point will give your child the confidence to achieve whatever they set their mind to.

 

Week 2 (Jul 15 - 19):

MORNING SESSIONS
Cooking with Vicki Conrad 
Students will learn about social studies and science through cooking. We will cook food from different parts of the world, incorporating cultural lessons into our day. We will conduct science experiments through cooking projects as well. Children will get to create, work as a team, and learn through cooking.

Global Arts and Crafts Adventure with Trendy Crafts

Join Trendy Crafts for a crafting adventure around the globe! Students will discover new cultures as they create unique treasures from a different country every week. As they craft, students will learn about the traditions and celebrations that inspired them. We will create Japanese cherry blossom lanterns, Day of the Dead Frames, and so much more!You can view projects created by various Trendy Craft students and learn more about their programs at their website here: www.trendycrafts.org

AFTERNOON VENDOR
Super Hero Engineering with PlayWell TEKnologies (LEGO)  
Save the world with Super Heroes! Build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but Super Hero Engineers! An experienced Play-Well instructor guides young heroes as they design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.

 

Week 3 (Jul 22 - 26):

MORNING SESSIONS
Early Engineering with Vicki Conrad 
Each student will learn the engineering cycle:  plan, create, test, and modify. We will build bridges, boats, catapults, and windmills.  If your child has taken this class before, they will be working on a more advanced building project, all week long.  Camp will be engaging, hands on, and creative.

Outdoor Arts and Crafts Adventure I with Barbara Buchman
Young artists will take advantage of summer weather to experience art outdoors. Watercolors, pastels, and pencils will record observations in nature and architecture throughout the neighborhood. Houses for real and imaginary creatures, and weaving will be crafted, and pottery will be painted.

AFTERNOON VENDOR
Parkour with Kong Academy (July 22-23)
Movement is the ability to move fluidly through your environment from one place to another. In this camp, children will safely learn to progress through the basic parkour movements of jumping, vaulting, climbing, swinging, balancing, and rolling. The movements build strength, balance, and coordination. Your child will acquire the ability to engage with their environment while overcoming obstacles, both physically and mentally. Practicing parkour skills fosters creativity and boosts confidence. Accomplishing challenges that seemed impossible at one point will give your child the confidence to achieve whatever they set their mind to.

Yoga with Seattle Kids Yoga (July 24-25)
Based on the Radiant Child Yoga system of teaching yoga to children of all ages – students explore on their own. Classes combine storytelling, games, song, dance, postures, breath work, meditation and deep relaxation to create an experience that is comfortable and fun for everyone.  Enhances many aspects of development:  Exploration, Acceptance, Quieting of the chattering mind, Awareness of our bodies & emotions, Self-management, Strength & flexibility

 

Week 4 (Jul 29 - Aug 2):

MORNING SESSIONS
Outdoor Arts and Crafts Adventure II with Barbara Buchman
Young artists will take advantage of summer weather to experience art outdoors. Watercolors, pastels, and pencils will record observations in nature throughout the neighborhood. Architecture models, and mirror frames will be crafted, and pottery will be decorated.

Sweets and Treats with Jess Carley
Throughout the week, campers will learn how to bake their own treats, while having fun and being safe.  Ingredients, equipment, safety, technique and adding your own personality are all included in `Sweets and Treats` culminating in the great Epiphany Bake-off with guest judges invited to taste the weeks learning.

AFTERNOON VENDOR
Sewing with Little Hands Creations 
Students are invited to learn a skill they will use for a lifetime and a hobby they will forever enjoy…sewing! No experience necessary for boys and girls to learn the basics and beyond. New students will learn machine safety and beginner sewing techniques, while the more experienced students can expand on skills they already have. The class will begin with a simple project, then students will advance at their own pace to more exciting and challenging projects throughout the session. This class is designed to teach children with both beginning and advanced skills. Projects, which are constantly rotating during the quarter, include backpacks, phone cases, clothing, accessories, bags, games, stuffed animal and more!

 

Week 5 (Aug 5 - 9):

MORNING SESSIONS
Soccer with Tina Larabee
GOOAAALLLL! Students will learn new skills and improve upon the ones they already have with Coach Larabee.  Drills and activities are adjustable for age and experience levels.  Shooting, passing and dribbling will all be covered in this fun and very active club. Even non-sports fans will enjoy the various mini-games and drills! In addition to physical skill development, a strong emphasis on best effort, sportsmanship, and fair play will be promoted throughout the camp.

Pop Art with Isabelle Marshall
Pop Art Club will engage in visual experimentation based off of the works of artists like Warhol, Lichtenstein, and Corita Kent. Children will be encouraged to work with imagery that surrounds them, at home, in the grocery store, the signs and sights of Seattle’s streets. We will take inspiration from the spaces around us. Brief lectures on historical artists will be followed up by projects that span multiple days. Each child will return home with several independent projects, including paintings, and collage. The class will collaborate in designing a screen printed poster, each child will get to pull their own print to take home.

AFTERNOON VENDOR
Capoeira and Brazilian Dance with Fenix Capoeira
Students will develop a sense of community as they are introduced to or deepen into Brazilian culture .  They will learn the physical and musical aspects of the art of Capoeira.  Students will participate in the “roda” (Capoeira circle) and peform “ginga” (the basic Capoeira swing), “esquiva” (dodges), kicks and acrobatics.  Students will understand the importance of stretching, warm-ups and strengthening exercises physically and learn the stories and philosophy of Capoeira.

 

Week 6 (Aug 12 - 16):

MORNING SESSIONS
Basketball with Tina Larabee
SWISH!!! Students will learn new skills and improve upon the ones they already have with Coach Larabee.  Drills and activities are adjustable for age and experience levels.  Shooting, passing and dribbling will all be covered in this fun and very active club. Even non-sports fans will enjoy the various mini-games and drills! In addition to physical skill development, a strong emphasis on best effort, sportsmanship, and fair play will be promoted throughout the camp.

Storytelling with Leslie Larkin
Young storytellers will learn to "spin a yarn" with flair, using drama, movement, props and music. They will captivate and engage their audience, as they joyfully explore and recount folk tales from around the world. Children of any reading level can participate.

AFTERNOON VENDOR
"Magic In the Treehouse" Script Performance with Stone Soup Theatre
Students will play theater games and do exercises that equip them to perform scene work from "Magic in the Treehouse" and learn an abbreviated script!  The week culminates in a Friday production of their scene work for friends and family!  All Stone Soup Theater productions are actor-centered: shifting students' focus away focus from the technical aspects of theater and on to the imagination.  

 

Questions?
Email [email protected] or call (206) 720-7668 with any questions or concerns. 

Signing up on this platform will reserve a spot for your child in the camp week(s) selected.   Registration, waiver, and medical forms as necessary will be subsequently sent to the email you provide. An Epiphany School staff member will follow up with an email or phone call. Registration will not be complete until submission of necessary forms and payment.  

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