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by Mary Ann Kelley

Washington Arts & Sports Opportunities for Homeschoolers

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in Washington

Piano Artistry StudioKent

The Piano Artistry Studio offers piano lessons to students of all ages. Students at the Piano Artistry Studio are provided with the support and personalized instruction necessary for them to excel. Students are also given the option of studying an additional course of study, including composition, improvisation and advanced music theory. Homeschooling families with multiple children interested in taking lessons are given a discounted rate in order to allow more individuals with the opportunity to study music. Additional opportunities are also offered to homeschool families.

Miracles in Music and Theatrical DevelopmentMarysville

Music and theatrical development. This service will help to aid appreciation in fine arts and to be able to develop skills. This experience is broken down into specific sessions and modules that introduce the student into the history, culture, heritage, and eras. Preceding weeks will expand knowledge in sound, lighting, props, costumes, make-up, hair, stage commands, definition of directions, improv, skits, ice breaker, individual, and group excersizes, script writing, character interpretation, memorization skills, set and stage design, and production processing

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.

Art 4 Fun StudioSnohomish

Art 4 Fun is an art studio located in the Clearview area of Snohomish County, Washington, serving families and adults alike. Offering a wide variety of art and craft activities in a studio setting. Programs are designed to provide a unique and creative art experience for your party or group. Offering art classes for after-school and homeschool enrichment.

Spokane Children's TheatreSpokane

Share the love of theater with students of all ages. Spokane Children's Theatre offers school day field trip performances for each show of our season at a reduced rate. (Show dates are not open to the general public, reservations must be made in advanced.)

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

Silver Buckle Ranch Home School Riding School Brush Prairie

Skilled instructors and trained volunteers work with youth during our instructional horsemanship classes, ranch experiences, and mentoring programs. For more information or to sign up contact Silver Buckle Ranch at 360-260-8932 or e-mail info@silverbuckleranch.org

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.

VERTICAL WORLD - Indoor Rock Climbing Everett, Redmond, Seattle

Individual or Co-Op Field Trips and Programs. No climbing experience required. Offering 29 years of climbing and youth education experience. Increase strength and flexibility, improve self-confidence, foster teamwork and problem solving. Ropes and Bouldering climbing available. Programs are customizable. Locations: Everett 425-258-3431, Redmond 425-881-8826, and Seattle 206-283-4497

National Youth Football Organization Seattle

The National Youth Football Organization (NYFO) is a non-contact, skills-based youth league aimed at developing the minds and bodies of students. Organized and back by former NFL players, and coaches, NYFO provides the highest quality athletic experience with safety in mind. NYFO believes in providing youth an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of football and have fun. This is a great alternative to full contact football and equally open to girls and boys.

"PE for EveryBody" and "Adapted PE for EveryBody" by 13 Generations Educational Mission, LLCSeattle-Tacoma

August 30, 2016 - December 16, 2016

Homeschool and Adapted Needs Physical Education classes at Starfire Sports Complex, training home of the Seattle Sounders. Classes meet MW, TR, or Fridays for 90 minutes per session over eight weeks. Locomotor and Spatial Mapping is the developmentally appropriate class provided for students ages 5 - 9. Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Flickerball, Lacrosse, and Yoga/Tai Chi are the classes offered for students ages 10 - 18. Taught by a certified Physical Education Specialist that graduated from the University of Georgia in 2007. Please visit www.13gem.org for much more information.

Northpointe 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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