Online Classes

Online Classes/Camps

Online Summer Camps

Our online camps are engaging and creative as students get busy using their hands, brains and bodies during meaningful activities. They will have time to connect with friends and thoughtful teachers who love to empower children to think creatively and consciously. 

Each teacher will lead 1 hour of camp, with two 15 minute movement/snack/bathroom breaks during each session. 

Most supplies you’ll need are things typically found at home. If we need you to have anything specific, we will drop it by your house. 

Minimum of 4 students to host camp. 12 students max.
– Ages listed below under each camp description.
– $200 per weekly camp session.
– Single 1/2 days available – email [email protected] to register for single days of 1/2 day camp. $40 per day.
To register, click on the Online Summer Camp on our calendar above.

July 13-17
AM – 10:00-1:00 – Watercolor to Music, Dance, Theater (ages 9-13)
Watercolor to Music – A hands-on class filled with many watercoloring skills throughout the week. We will focus on the process of watercoloring while involving music in a creative, calming way.

Dance – In this electrifying jazz class kids will learn basis for jazz with a funky modern twist. The culmination of the 5 days will result in a fun filled routine anyone can do. Taught by Savaughna Yohannes and Violet Rez, recent high school graduates with 15 years of dance experience.

Theater with Courtney from Theatre Arts School of San Diego.

PM – 1:00-4:00 – Legos, Claymation, Yoga (ages 5-9)

Legos – Jacob McDonald, high school senior, will take Lego building to a whole new level with building challenges, games and more. Children will practice their creative thinking, problem solving, and building techniques as they create with Legos. The challenges help them with good sportsmanship while they exercise their fine motor skills – a key skill that children use for writing. You’ll use Legos you have at home for this camp favorite. 

Claymation – with Sajen Green, High Tech High Senior, artist and creator. Students will create stories and and animate them using clay and props in this creative, fun-filled class.

Yoga – Get your bodies moving with mindfulness exercises and creative crafts with Ariana Krieger, a certified yoga teacher and educator. Children will learn about themselves through movement and expression. 
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July 20-24

AM – 10:00-1:00 – Gardening, Art, Theater (ages 5-9) 
Hands on garden education with Mindy of D3 Garden Education. Art with reusable materials with Joan Green of Green Art Labs. Theater with Courtney from Theatre Arts School of San Diego.

PM – 1:00-4:00 – Bullet Journaling, Watercolor to Music, Yoga (ages 9-13)
Bullet Journaling – Align your “what” with your “why” – your actions with your beliefs in this mindfulness art form. Kayla Ngo, 2020 high school graduate and artist, will lead this class.

Watercolor to Music – A hands-on class filled with many watercoloring skills throughout the week. We will focus on the process of watercoloring while involving music in a creative, calming way.

Yoga – Get your bodies moving with mindfulness exercises and creative crafts with Ariana Krieger, a certified yoga teacher and educator. Children will learn about themselves through movement and expression. 

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July 27-31

AM – 10:00-1:00 – Art, Dance, Claymation (ages 9-13)
Art with reusable materials with Joan Green of Green Art Labs.

Dance – In this electrifying jazz class kids will learn basis for jazz with a funky modern twist. The culmination of the 5 days will result in a fun filled routine anyone can do. Taught by Savaughna Yohannes and Violet Rez, recent high school graduates with 15 years of dance experience.

Claymation – with Sajen Green, High Tech High Senior, artist and creator. Students will create stories and and animate them using clay and props in this creative, fun-filled class.

PM – 1:00-4:00 – Art, Yoga, Cooking (ages 5-9)

Art with reusable materials with Joan Green of Green Art Labs.

Yoga – Get your bodies moving with mindfulness exercises and creative crafts with Ariana Krieger, a certified yoga teacher and educator. Children will learn about themselves through movement and expression. 

Cooking – Learn kitchen skills while making a variety of simple dishes to share with the family. Easy assembled items such as strawberry lemonade, caprese skewers and fruit salad. Taught by early-childhood educator Amy Yohannes.

To register, click on the Online Summer Camp on our calendar above.

Online Summer Camp Schedule

AM Session
10:00-10:45 – First Class
10:45-11:00 – Movement activity, snack and bathroom break
11:00-11:45 – Second Class
11:45-12:00 – Movement activity, snack and bathroom break
12:00-1:00 –  Third Class

PM Session
1:00-1:45 – First Class
1:45-2:00 – Movement activity, snack and bathroom break
2:00-2:45 – Second Class
2:45-3:00 – Movement activity, snack and bathroom break
3:00-4:00 –  Third Class

To register, click on the Online Summer Camp on our calendar above.


Online Classes

CREATIVE KIDS

        

In Creative Kids, children express their creativity and have fun using common materials found at home to make their art.  Each week we’ll suggest a different art activity to engage young artists – things you might not think of. Our ideas our outside the box and really fun for kids. 

Artists will use their problem solving, social-emotional skills, creative thinking, fine motor development, confidence, and more to make projects. Plus there’s STEAM learning going on such as observing, planning, designing, engineering and presenting their work. All activities designed by Joan Green a Reggio Emilia-inspired artist and teacher.

To register, click on the Creative Kids class on our calendar above.

Supplies Needed for All Classes:

6/24-6/25/20: Make Your Own Paint With Nature
We can make our own paint from items in the kitchen and the garden.
You will need:
-Tumeric, beets, spinach or greens, any other food items that are colorful
-Flowers and plants to experiment with that may give a dye
-Bowls and spoons to mix ingredients
-A sieve or coffee filters-Paper to paint on
-Paint brushes
-Cup of water


CREATIVE FAMILIES

    

This sensory and process-based online art class will bring out the shared joy of creating with your child. Freely explore art activities using materials you have at home.  Hands-on fun for both child and parent.

Families will use their problem solving, social-emotional skills, creative thinking, fine motor development, confidence, and more to make projects. All activities designed by Joan Green, a Reggio Emilia-inspired artist and teacher.


To register, click on the Creative Families class on our calendar above.


Supplies Needed for All Classes:

6/10-6/11/20: Let’s Celebrate Dad
Celebrate Dad on Father’s Day (or Grandpa, Uncle, Brother, etc) by making him an art box – of fun art activities you can do together.
You will need:
-Paper
-Something to draw with – pencils, pens, markers, crayons
-Photo of you and dad
-Supplies to make an art box for Dad – Box or container for supplies, art supplies to include, tape, scissors, colored paper, decorations, wrapping paper and bow or ribbon.

6/17-6/18/20: Weave Your Weeds
Weeds and other plants can be beautifully woven together to make a mat.
You will need:
-Long plant material such as weeds, long flower stalks, tall grasses, etc. – go on a nature outing and do some collecting.
– Two long sticks to make a loom (1-3 ft long)
-Wide paper – newspaper or construction paper
-Scissors
-Ribbon or yarn

6/24-6/25/20: Make Your Own Paint With Nature
We can make our own paint from items in the kitchen and the garden.
You will need:
-Tumeric, beets, spinach or greens, any other food items that are colorful
-Flowers and plants to experiment with that may give a dye
-Bowls and spoons to mix ingredients
-A sieve or coffee filters-Paper to paint on
-Paint brushes
-Cup of water


Customized Classes & Parties

We can customize an online art class or party for your group. It’s so much fun to see your friends, family members or special group – Girl Scouts, teammates, classmates, church group, cousins, grandparents – online and get the chance to make art together. $10 per artist per hour, with a $60 minimum.

Just email [email protected] and we’ll set up a one-time or ongoing online Zoom class for your group. During these times it’s so beneficial to connect with each other in the ways that we can. And art making can bring everyone together. We can also put together art boxes for your group members for an additional charge of $25 plus shipping (or free delivery in North Park and Coronado). Email [email protected] to set up your class!

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