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Enrichment Classes

June 18-22, 2018

  • Rising Kinder - 3rd grade students will attend 2, one-hour classes. 

  • Rising 4th-9th grade students will attend 1, two-hour class.  

  • Classes with *'s are offered more than one week throughout the summer.

  • When filling out the sign-up form, you'll be asked to pick back-up options in case some classes don't fill.

  • The sign-up form is on the Registration page.

Wilderness Skills One spot left!

Grade range: K-3

Students will discover a variety of survival skills during this week of adventure. Learning basic fire building skills will lead to fun outdoor cooking, explore multiple ways to create survival structures, play tracking and camouflage games, and learn how to use a map and compass to do some orienteering.

Instructor:  Emily Boykin, Evergreen 6th Grade Associate, Athletic Director, Adventure Specialist

Hip Hop Dance One spot left!

Grade range: K-3


Do you love to dance, have lots of energy and enjoy upbeat music?  Calling all fun loving kids to join the Hip Hop Dance Crew!  We will be learning cool hip hop dance steps while building muscle strength, increasing coordination, encouraging musicality and learning spatial awareness…all while having fun and dancing to age appropriate and popular music!  Discover your talent and style through energetic warm ups, fun movement games and working together as a team!  Throughout the week, we will put our skills into a fun choreographed routine to be performed for family and friends!  I can't wait to see you on the dance floor!


Instructor: Suzie Rogerson

*Pollinator Palaces

Grade range: K-3


We will begin the week learning a bit about the amazing work of the pollinators in our region and exploring our campus for materials with which to build several designs of “pollinator palaces”. The palaces will be functional habitats for our hard working pollinators AND unique beautiful works of art to adorn any yard.


Instructor: Mindy Allen, Evergreen EverAfter Attendance Manager

*Engineering the Elements THIS CLASS IS FULL!

Grade range: K-3

Students will create functional art with a focus on the elements of water, wind, earth, and fire by using things we find in nature, such as leaves, rocks, sticks, and feathers.

Instructor: Amanda Cloyd, Evergreen 1st Grade and EverAfter Associate


*Hands-On Spanish!
Grade range: K-3

Learn Spanish through games, songs, and fun, hands-on activities.

Instructor: Anna Holbrook, Evergreen EC Academic Support

*Field to Feast
Grade range: 4-9

Come explore the garden and surrounding woods with us! Field to Feast classes will have rotating themes based on the teacher's passion and what is happening in our garden, but will always include garden care taking, thematic environmental education & science investigations, take-home garden crafts, and explorations of the natural world. Every week will culminate in a garden harvest and the creation of a shared meal from our garden. 

WEEK 1: Roots & Shoots

Exploring how different parts of plants are used for medicine, food, & art.


Instructor: Jordan Diamond, FEAST Asheville Edible Educator


*Trail Conservation Corps

Grade range: 6-9 ONLY


Do you enjoy spending time in the woods? Do you like learning to use new tools? Have you ever imagined one day working for the Forest or Park Service? Have you ever been hiking or biking along and wondered to yourself, "Where do trails come from?" Join Laura and Holley, your resident AmeriCorps members, with the EL Trail Conservation Corps, a summer enrichment club in which we'll learn to re-route water to prevent erosion, creatively shape trails into pleasant hiking surfaces, safely use maintenance tools, responsibly trim trees and shrubs... and more!

Instructors: Holley Roberts and Laura Markstein, AmeriCorps Members

*On Belay! One spot left!

Grade range: 4-9

Wanna enhance your climbing skills? Join us and learn how to belay other people up our climbing wall! Some skills we’ll be working on include knot tying, gear fitting, belay technique, and even some physics! This class is open to anyone who wants to learn something new & prepare themselves for a future with ropes.

Instructor: Michael Kligerman, Evergreen 4th Grade Associate and Adventure Specialist

Club Yoga - Harry Potter Week!

Grade range: 4-9

Yoga for the pre-adolescent and adolescent child, provides a non-competitive, non-judgmental space to develop a healthy body image and strong self-esteem. In this class, tweens and teens will learn appropriate ways to de-stress and cope with the daily pressures of school and social life. Each class will vary depending on the students’ needs, but will include slow flow, breath work, group movement and partner poses, journal time, visualization and relaxation.


There will be a theme to the week: Dragons, Wizards and Hagrid! Travel to Hogwarts and learn yoga poses, breathing, games and art projects all with a “Wizard” theme. Play games like Harry and the Dementors, Dragon’s Treasure, and Wizards, Giants, and House Elves. Make your very own magical wand, owl, and sorcerer stone. Also included will be a scavenger hunt looking for mythical animals and their treasure. Bring your imagination, and your love for Harry, Ron, and Hermione.

Instructor: Ms. Brandon Hudson, RCYT, E-RYT, MAT, is a yoga teacher, children’s yoga teacher, a children’s yoga teacher trainer, and a trained yoga therapist that has over 15 years' experience working with both children and adults.

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