Summer Program

One Summer, A World of Discovery!

 

Westside Adventure Camp Expanding for 2015

We are happy to announce that all ten weeks of Westside Adventure Camp are expanding for the summer of 2015. Due to very fast registration and long wait lists, we decided to open additional spots to accommodate more Adventure Campers. Limited spots are still available for all ten weeks of Adventure Camp, take a look at our weekly themes below, and register for newly opened spots here

 

Clay Animation Network Camps are now open for Registration, click here to check them out!

Registration for Before and After Care for All Summer Camps is now available. Click here to register.

Sing Out Seattle

You can register for Before and After care for Sing Out Seattle Camps here.

              Clay Animation Network Camps

iPad Animation: Science Fiction

Dates: July 6 through July 10

Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ages: K-5th

Hans Olo and Chewybacka join garjar bricks for an epic journey into the cybernaut planet of zorkar (you get the idea…) Students will use iPads (provided by C.A.N.) to take animation photos, and edit video and sound. Set, character and story construction will be taught while integrating subjects like math/science and visual/language arts. View the class commercial and over 3,000 student animations at http://www.cancancancan.com (4 cans). (LEGO® is not affiliated with, and does not sponsor or endorse, the services or products of the Clay Animation Network). Advanced lessons are now offered in every class.

iPad Animation: Dino World

Dates: 7/27-7/31

Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ages: K-5th

 

If you could travel back in time with a video camera and capture the world of dinosaurs what would you see? A Velocirapper? Tri-ceratops-athelon? Prontosaurus Rex? Students will use iPads (provided by C.A.N.) to take animation photos, and edit video and sound. Set, character and story construction will be taught. Lessons seamlessly integrate subjects like math/science and visual/language arts. View the class commercial and over 3,000 student animations athttp://www.cancancancan.com (4 cans). Advanced lessons are now offered in every class.

iPad Animation: Brick Builder 2

Dates: August 3 through August 7

Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ages: k-5th

 

Depict your slick movie flick with a mix of tricky brick tricks. Students will use iPads (provided by C.A.N.) to take animation photos, and edit video and sound. Set, character and story construction will be taught while integrating subjects like math/science and visual/language arts. View the class commercial and over 3,000 student animations athttp://www.cancancancan.com (4 cans). (LEGO® is not affiliated with, and does not sponsor or endorse, the services or products of the Clay Animation Network). Advanced lessons are now offered in every class.

 

Westside Adventure Camp 2015

DATES & DESCRIPTIONS

WESTSIDE SCHOOL ADVENTURE CAMPS (Grades K-6)

June 15-19: Seattle Explorers

            Come kick off summer at Westside School and learn how it feels to be an explorer! We’ll cover the map and follow the compass as we explore Seattle, from famous landmarks to hidden trails, we’ll find them all!

June 22-26: History and Hijinks

            Seattle is a city with a rich history of distinct, interesting, and weird stuff! We’ll ask how Seattle came to be the city we know and love today, from the Denny Party to Jimi Hendrix.

July 6-10: Wild Washington

            Summer in Washington is famously beautiful, so we’ll get out and see what the Puget Sound region has to offer. We’ll learn about the wild landscape, the wild weather, and the wildlife that surrounds us in our wild state!

July 13-17: Musicians and Artists

            Come join us for a week of the fine arts. We’ll paint, dance, and rock out, all the while learning what the masters of the arts have created in the past. Get ready to get creative, and unleash your artistic side!

July 20-24: Cultures of the World

            Many of the cultures of the world are represented here in Seattle. We’ll take the opportunity to learn about some of the diverse peoples who have come to live and thrive here, and indulge in art, music, and food from all around the world.

July 27-31: Creatures and Critters

            Have you ever held a blue-tongued skink? Seen an otter play with its toy ball? Been up close and personal with owls, parrots, and eagles? This week, we’ll do all this and much more as we meet the many creatures and critters of Seattle.

August 3-7: Iron Chef: Westside School

            Come join us for a week of culinary arts and gustatory delights as we cook and eat our way through Seattle. We’ll learn how to bake, blend, and especially taste our favorite flavors, all the while learning from experts. Bon Appetit!

August 10-14: Wild World of Sports

            From the Mariners to the Seahawks, the Sounders to the… Sonics, Seattleites live for their sports! Come learn about the greats and play and practice your own skills with us as we take it to the next level.

August 17-21: Weird and Wicked Science

            Sometimes, science seems like pure magic! We’ll practice our lab methods, conduct bizarre experiments, and explore the weird, wicked world of Science!

August 24-28: The Last Hurrah! 

            Summer isn’t over until the very end, so we’ll take our last week to shout one last hurrah! We’ll head to the beach, climb the hills, and celebrate like it’s the endless summer we all dream about.

Sing Out Seattle

Sing Out Seattle dates and registration will be available soon through the Sing Out Seattle website,www.singoutseattle.com. Before and after care will be available through Westside School Adventure Camp. Stay posted for more details!

Contact

For questions and information, you can contact us at summer@westsideschool.org