Camps & Classes for Elementary and Middle School Students
It's nearly 2020, and Squirrelly is excited to welcome your young artists and makers for a new collection of after-school art classes. Unless otherwise indicated, all of the classes listed below are geared for ages 6-12, with room to move on either end, and take place at Wunderkind, at 3315 NE 55th Street. All winter/spring 2020 classes are now open for registration!
Winter & Spring 2020 Classes
Start off the new year with a commitment to creativity, and register now for Squirrelly's winter and spring after-school art classes! Pick and choose awesome art experiences from sewing, ceramics and paper cutting to cooking, cake decorating and woodworking! Hope to see you soon!
SAVE TODAY! Register for all 19 Winter/Spring 2020 Classes and save $110!
Here's an opportunity to have your artwork on public display, and help brighten the walls at Wunderkind! We'll be doing some large-scale painting on canvas, printing with a gelatin block, and some intricate paper cutting. Your masterpieces will be on display for about 6 months, and then they are yours to keep (and then we'll do it all over again!) $135
Session A: Three Wednesdays, 1/15, 22 & 29, 2:30-4:15pm
Session B: Three Thursdays, 1/16, 23 & 30, 4:00-5:45pm
Four weeks of clay, hooray! We'll spend time designing, sculpting, and glazing our works, and also make time to create a few little Valentine treats, since Valentine's Day falls right in there too. Our final day, we'll have fun sculpting on a miniature scale, with polymer clay! $180
Session A: Four Wednesdays, 2/5, 12, 26 & 3/4, 2:30-4:15pm *FULL*
Session B: Four Thursdays, 2/6, 13, 27 & 3/5, 4:00-5:45pm
* If you are interested in a camp or class that is already full, please feel free to email to be added to our waitlist!
Fun with thread, string and more! During these two days, we will learn the basics of sewing with needle and thread, and make super adorable stuffed animals, or "sock buddies"! We'll also try our hand at string art -- to create an image using nails and embroidery string -- super cool! $85
Session A: Two Wednesdays, 3/11 & 18, 2:30-4:15pm *FULL*
Session B: Two Thursdays, 3/12 & 19, 4:00-5:45pm
It's a double whammy! Kids learn many useful cooking basics from Indian cuisine instructor, Shirin Subhani, and then come home (both weeks!) with dinner for the whole family! (Just add rice or salad!) $95
Session A: Two Wednesdays, 3/25 & 4/1, 2:30-4:15pm
(One night Italian, one night Indian)
Session B: Two Thursdays, 3/26 & 4/2, 4:00-5:45pm
(Two different Indian dinners!)
One of my favorite art projects, so we do it every year! Come back and join us again for the art of Pysanky, decorating eggs (both raw and hollow!) with wax resist and vibrant dyes. These eggs are too precious to hide in the garden, and will last for years to come. (This is a wonderful project for both kids and parents -- parents, please join us at a discount!) $50 for one person, $75 for parent/child team.
Session A: Wednesday, 4/9, 2:30-4:30pm
Session B: Thursday, 4/10, 4:00-6:00pm
Session C: Saturday, 4/4, 10am-noon
Time to honor our wonderful mothers and grandmothers (and teachers too, as Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up!) Kids will make a lovely collection of art and jewelry that moms will treasure -- shh! the projects are a surprise, all wrapped and ready to give on May 10! $135
Session A: Three Wednesdays, 4/22 & 29, 5/6, 2:30-4:15pm
Session B: Three Thursdays, 4/23 & 30, 5/7, 4:00-5:45pm
Part cooking, part edible sculpture! We'll have fun frosting and decorating cakes with fondant -- let your imagination and your sweet tooth run wild. $45
Session A: Wednesday, 5/13, 2:30-4:15pm
Session B: Thursday, 5/14, 4:00-5:45pm
Learn woodworking basics such as measuring, cutting, sanding, drilling and putting in nails and screws -- and make a toy for yourself, and a special gift for Dad! With Father's Day coming, we'll also get creative with paint and some other surprise supplies to make a collection of gifts that Dads and Grandpas will love. $135
Session A: Three Wednesdays, 5/20, 6/3 & 10, 2:30-4:15pm
Session B: Three Thursdays, 5/21, 6/4 & 11, 4:00-5:45pm
* If you are interested in a camp or class that is already full, please feel free to email to be added to our waitlist, and be notified if new classes open up. Thank you!
Looking for art on a different day or time than what's offered here? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-491-9965 with feedback as we will continue to add sessions!
Unless indicated otherwise, all classes will take place at Wunderkind, the great coffee shop and play space on NE 55th in Bryant. Parents are welcome to drop their children off for Squirrelly classes as usual, or stay and enjoy the Lego play space for little siblings, or nibbles and a latte or glass of wine at the Wunderkind cafe. Visit www.wunderkindseattle.com for play rates and more info about Wunderkind.
Additional Care Before and After Class:
Need coverage before or after class? Wunderkind offers additional care before or after class for $15/hour as well as student pick-up and transportation to Wunderkind for students at Bryant Elementary. Contact Nick at Wunderkind for additional details: email@example.com or 206-854-7186.
NEW ON THURSDAYS FOR BRYANT ELEMENTARY STUDENTS... For all Thursday 4pm classes, you may now opt to have your child picked up at Bryant by Tiffany at 2:25pm and spend the next hour and a half at Wunderkind before class. Cost is $20 per child per session -- Please just note this in the comment field when you register!
We love your feedback!
If there is a camp or class you would like to see at Squirrelly, please let us know. If it would help you greatly to start class 30 minutes earlier, tell us that too. Allergies, anxieties, favorite artists? Please email or call us with anything you'd like to share. We'd love to hear from you! Call 206-491-9965, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you at Squirrelly very soon!