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Enrichment Classes

June 24-28, 2019

  • 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.

  • 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.


Grade range: K-3


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

Instructor: Bruce Roth, renowned Asheville area chess master

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*Young Scientists

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

*Mini Masters
Grade range: K-3

Kids will have an opportunity to learn about Famous American Artists from the 20th and 21st Century, then using the elements of art they will create their own Artwork using a variety of materials.

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

*Yoga Games

Grade range: K-3


Yoga is a wonderful way to open your child to the awareness of their place in the world.  Each class will focus on a lesson or theme and will include creative yoga flow, breath work, games, stories, music, partner/group activities, visualization and relaxation. Through yoga, your child will develop strength, flexibility, self-confidence, balance, coordination, focus and discover the ability to feel calm.  Ms. Brandon's playful, gentle style allows children to find a personal connection to their yoga practice.


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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*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: 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 & 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. 

This week's theme: Food from Scratch


Instructor: Jordan Diamond, FEAST Asheville Edible Educator

Beginner's Mountain Biking

Grade range: 4-9


This fun-filled class is for students who are looking to improve on their cycling skills. You’ll learn about bike handling by riding on Evergreen’s trail system. You’ll learn about jumping by riding on our pump track & wooden elements. You’ll play games like bicycle tic-tac-toe & red light, green light. Join the fun!

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

*Art Explorers

Grade range: 4-9

Join Evergreen's favorite art teacher, Mary Ann, to explore a variety of art media: painting, drawing, sculpting, and printmaking!

Instructors: Mary Ann Athens, Evergreen Art Teacher, K-8

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