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by Mary Ann Kelley

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in Washington

Music for Young ChildrenFerndale/Whatcom County

This is a group program that integrates keyboard, creative movement, rhythm, singing, ear training, sight reading, music theory and composition in a fun environment. Different levels for ages 2 to 9. Kim Bowman, teacher, is nationally and state certified, which satisfies music requirements.

Mt. Vista PianoPierce County

I offer in-home piano instruction to students in Pierce County. Convenient morning hours are available for homeschool students. Beginner-Intermediate. All ages are welcome.

Seattle Shakespeare Company Student MatineesSeattle

Live theater is an exceptional way to make literature and the arts immediate for your students, and classical plays bring the past to life before their eyes. Our productions can satisfy Washington State EALRs in Reading, Writing, Communications, Social Studies, and Arts. Student matinees begin at 10:30 a.m. at either the Intiman Playhouse or Center Theatre.

Seattle Shakespeare CompanySeattle

Seattle Shakespeare Company offers special 1-day intensive workshops to accompany our matinees, geared specifically toward home school families who want their students to have a richer experience with Shakespeare.

META Performing ArtsSkagit Valley

Field trip opportunities for homeschool groups to see live theatre shows. Opportunities to learn about the performing arts and to act, sing and dance on stage. Audition for upcoming shows in large theatres with live orchestras. Three weeks of summer camp provide fun, friends and education in performing arts in July each year.

Christian Youth Theater - SpokaneSpokane

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4 - 18. CYT is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization funded primarily through its tuition, ticket sales and outside contributions.Every session (fall, winter and spring) CYT offers theater arts classes for children as an after-school activity. Each local program conducts three ten-week sessions throughout the school year, teaching drama, voice, dance and a broad spectrum of specialty theatrical workshops at weekly two-hour classes. Enrolled students have the opportunity to work behind the scenes, or audition and perform on stage in a Broadway-style musical performed for the community.

Spokane Art School/Painting To The Jazz MastersSpokane

Learn to capture the spirit of the jazz masters in watercolor with local artist and jazz vocalist, Kathleen Cavender. You will not only learn more about the music of jazz and the art of watercolor painting, but, because of the natural connection between music and paint you will find that expressing the colors, shapes and contrasts found in the voicing of jazz will come easily to you. This class is designed for high school ages students.

Spokane Art School/Jazz Greats CaricaturesSpokane

The drawing workshop will introduce you to the basics of cartooning and caricature with a series of exercises leading up to portraits of some of the jazz greats, including Mildred Bailey and Bing Crosby. Lean how to turn distinguishing features peculiarities, and gestures into a comic representation.

Leather Art Party GirlTacoma

Leather art parties. Choose form an array of easy success projects. Children will be educated in a fun and playful way about different types of leather, history and uses. Children will complete a fun and easy success project in a one hour setting. Parties can be held in your home or at alternate locations.

Private Harp and Piano LessonsTacoma

Susan Haas teaches harp lessons and piano lessons, from beginners to advanced, in her home studio in Central Tacoma near Snake Lake Nature Center. She can also travel to your home depending on schedule and location. With over 25 years of experience, she tailors the lesson to your needs and goals.

Watercolor workshopsTacoma

Learn to enjoy the beauty of watercolors with Tacoma-based award-winning watercolorist and art instructor Scott Mulholland.

Journey Theater Arts GroupVancouver/Portland

Journey Theater Arts Group encourages and inspires youth to grow into and embrace who God designed them to be. This group is an after-school theater arts training program. JTAC offers more than 80 classes from drama to dance to improv, 12 school-year shows in four locations and summer community theater. Journey's professional-quality school-year musicals are exclusively cast with kids ages 8-18. Supports Portland, Beaverton, and Vancouver.

Homeschool Sports Opportunities in Washington

Midnight Mountain Farm Riding School Enumclaw

Midnight Mountain Farm offers riding instruction for all ages from beginner to advanced in a relaxed professional atmosphere. Students ride Western and English and also learn to care for a horse by feeding, grooming and doing ground work.

Northwest Fencing Homeschool PE classes Vancouver

Northpointe Fencing is an excellent place to learn the sport in a positive environment with the guidance of proven coaches. Northpointe Fencing has discounted classes available for Homeschool students on Wednesday mornings that are appropriate for fencers of any level. Contact Coach Jamie with any questions: coachfife@npfencing.com

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