*This page does not pertain to the 2021 camp!*

Enrichment Classes

July 27-31, 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.

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Campfire Songs
Grade range: K-3

Learn and sing a variety of songs that are perfect for time around the fire with your family and friends. We will do some light hiking around campus, have an instrument-making day using materials nature has given us and have a big campfire jam (with s’mores) on the last day!

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

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*Checkmate

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

*Field to Feast

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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*Can You Kick It?
Grade range: K-3

Kids will learn the skills and fundamentals of soccer while having some fun along the way!

Instructor: Matt Long, Licensed Physical Education Teacher

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*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

*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 and 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. 

 

Instructor: Jordan Diamond, FEAST Asheville Edible Educator

*Beatsaber Bonanza

Grade range: 4-9

 

At the crossroads of music, exercise, positive attitudes, virtual reality, and lightsabers, you will find Mr. Eli, the Beat-Jedi Master beckoning you to bring it. Young padawan, the rhythm is strong in you! Each week we'll don the VR Goggles, learning this exciting new technology by exploring the sensation of Beatsaber. Take up your sabers and rise to his challenge. SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT! 

Instructor: Eli Miller, EverAfter Associate and Summer Camp Counselor

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Nature Drawing and Journaling

Grade range: 4-9

Let's spend some time outdoors and let the nature in our own backyard be our inspiration for creative writing, drawing and painting. We will create our own sketchbooks that will accompany us on our journey.

Instructor: Lynn Millar, Evergreen EC Teacher

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