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*This page does not pertain to the 2022 camp!*

Enrichment Classes

July 20-24, 2020

  • Rising K-3rd grade students will attend two, one-hour classes. 

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

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

  • Classes with a + are part of our new Extended Enrichment class offerings, and will include a full day trip on Fridays.

  • 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.

*Field to Feast, Jr.
Grade range: K-3
Campers will explore their creative sides in the garden and kitchen as they experience garden care taking, science investigations, take-home garden crafts and a greater understanding of the natural world.

Instructor: Isa Whitaker, FEAST Asheville Edible Educator

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Wild About Animals

Grade range: K-3

Each day will focus on a different animal or animal group. We will sing songs, play a game and do a craft, all while learning about the animal of the day.

Instructor: Tonya Jones, Past Co-Director Evergreen Summer Camp and Licensed Music Teacher

*Se Habla Español

Grade range: K-3


Come and join me for some fun activities, including: hiking, arts & crafts, read aloud, and games. I am excited to share with you my native language, Spanish. Nos vamos a divertir muchisimo! We are going to have lots of fun!

Maestra: Mari Echevarria, Evergreen 5th Grade Associate and Summer Camp Counselor

*Ballerz Club

Grade range: K-3

Shoot and score! Learn basketball skills and fundamentals throughout the week, including many fun games.

Instructor: Lauren Powell, Health/PE Teacher, Asheville Middle School


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*Magic of Reality
Grade range: K-3

Biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and more! Young, inquiring minds will experience the world of science all week with fun, engaging experiments, each geared towards a different area of science. Disclaimer: This isn't science class, it's science recess!

Instructor: Eli Miller, Evergreen EverAfter counselor and Summer Camp Counselor


Grade range: 1-3

Learn and play the fundamentals of chess: how different chess pieces move, check and checkmate, opening strategies and tactics, checkmate patterns, what is a draw and endgame strategies. Instructor Bruce Roth has been teaching chess for 20 years, and has taught more than 1,500 students to play. 

Open to grades 1-3 only, unless your rising K child already knows basic movements of chess pieces.

Instructor: Bruce Roth, renowned Asheville area chess master

*+Mountain Biking
Grade range: 4-9

This club is designed for kiddos who are ready to go the next level. We’ll be mastering jumps, trail reading and diving into bike maintenance. We’ll bunny hop logs, ride up onto Evergreen’s berms, rollers and wooden elements. Because this is an extended enrichment, we’ll finish the week on a day trip to the Warren Wilson bike trails.

This class has a $25 extended enrichment fee.

Instructor: Matt Long, Licensed Physical Education Teacher

Altered Books
Grade range: 4-9
We will be exploring the craft of altered books as a starting point for creative expression. We’ll learn different artistic techniques for creating altered books, and have plenty of time to experiment with the students’ own ideas for personal artwork in an altered book/journal.
The book can be a personal journal, an art project or a resource for experimental techniques. Bring your best ideas and all your creativity. Books for altering will be supplied, though students are welcome to bring their own.
Bring your personal ephemera (items of collectible memorabilia, typically written or printed ones, that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness or popularity), ideas, creativity and self-expression.
Instructor: Kay Cole, Evergreen EC Associate
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*+Let’s Chat Cherokee
Grade range: 4-9

This class explores Cherokee culture, the original inhabitants of our region. We will talk about lifestyle, cultural systems, language and history. This class is an extended class which will allow us to travel on Friday to Cherokee to explore more of the Cherokee culture.

This class has a $25 extended enrichment fee.

Instructor: Joanna Best, local performing artist and educator, Summer Camp Counselor

*+Breakout Adventures

Grade range: 4-9

Saving the world from a zombie virus by unlocking the antidote! Lost in time, navigating your way back to modern day! In Breakout Adventures, students work collaboratively to solve a series of critical thinking puzzles to open a virtual "lock box" before time runs out! Students will have the chance to solve several virtual Breakout Box challenges throughout the week. 


On Friday, the class will travel to a local breakout room! There is a $15 materials fee for this class.


Instructor: TBD

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