Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Classes

Jazzercise

1/2/14

Jazzercise
T, Th 6:05 - 7:05 pm; Fri 5:15 - 5:45 pm; Sa 7:20 - 8:20 am ()

Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully effective 60-minute total body workout. Every Jazzercise group dance fitness class combines dance-based cardio with strength training and stretching to sculpt, tone and lengthen muscles for maximum fat burn. Choreographed to today's hottest music, Jazzercise is a fusion of jazz dance, aerobic exercise, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. Start dancing yourself fit and change the shape of your body today!

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Photography Classes - Adult

6/1/14 - 8/24/14

Photography Classes - Adult
Class days and times vary (morning & evening)

Whether you are a beginner or veteran photographer, there will always be a quest for the perfect photo op. Learn to make the most of yours in digital and analog.

Creative Techniques in Digital Photography, Digital Photography From A-Z, Fundamentals of Digital Photography, Photography On Location, Introduction to Black and White Darkroom Photography, & Stop Motion Animation

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Fierce! A Girls’ Songwriting Workshop   Ages 11 – 13

6/7/14 - 8/9/14

Fierce! A Girls’ Songwriting Workshop   Ages 11 – 13
Saturdays (1:15 - 3:15)

Explore your world through emotions and senses while learning the FUNdamentals of songwriting. No instruments or previous musical training necessary! By the end of the workshop we will have a song that we have written together and participants will have inspiration and foundation to continue songwriting in their own time. Everyone gets to contribute. Teaching artist Nila Kay will use her guitar and voice to lead the workshop, but participants are encouraged to sing the lyrics during the recording of the song. Each girl will receive a goody bag, songwriting guide, and be sent a recording of the song via e-mail.

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Music and Theater Classes - Adult

6/9/14 - 8/25/14

Music and Theater Classes - Adult
Class days and times vary (evenings)

Performing arts build focus, confidence and charisma across the board! Whether you want to learn to play an instrument or become a better public speaker, its is a great way to gain skills to help you express yourself.

Class Guitar for Adults - Beginner, Class Guitar for Adults - Intermediate, & Intro to Improv Theater

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Dance Classes - Adult

6/23/14 - 8/14/14

Dance Classes - Adult
Class days and times vary (evenings)

From ballet to burlesque, you'll find just the right class to keep you moving.

Broadway Dance Basics and Beyond, Tap Dance Basics and Beyond, Ballet Basics and Beyond, Hip Hop Dance, Burlesque Dance, Ballet and Stretch, Intro to Jazz Dance, & 80’s Dance Fitness

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Summer Camp 2014 - Overview

6/23/14 - 8/23/14

Summer Camp 2014 - Overview
Monday - Friday (9:00 - 5:00 with before and aftercare options)

A world of creativity and adventure awaits you this summer at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop! For over 40 years, CHAW has fostered the artistic life of the Capitol Hill community. This summer, join our outstanding and experienced staff as we make great art and build a diverse and dynamic community through our camps. CHAW camps feature small camper groups, expanded camps for Pre-K students, new teen offerings, payment plans, and tuition assistance. Contact Leslie Mansour at leslie@chaw.org or (202) 547-6839 for all your camp questions. Please note: Schedule is subject to change. Grade requirements refer to grade completed by June 2014.

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Arts Adventure & Specialty Camps Grades K - 5

6/23/14 - 8/22/14

Arts Adventure & Specialty Camps  Grades K - 5
Monday - Friday (9:00 - 5:00 with before and aftercare options)

A world of creativity and adventure awaits you this summer at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop! For over 40 years, CHAW has fostered the artistic life of the Capitol Hill community. This summer, join our outstanding and experienced staff as we make great art and build a diverse and dynamic community through our camps.

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Ceramics Classes - Adult

6/24/14 - 8/16/14

Ceramics Classes - Adult
Monday - Thursday; Saturday (Class times vary)

Produce functional and decorative ceramic pieces of art. Learn (or perfect) hand building, wheel throwing and glazing techniques.

Ceramics Basics I, Introduction to Ceramic Techniques, Ceramics Basics II, & Independent Study Ceramics

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Yoga

7/1/14 - 7/1/15

Yoga
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (Tu: 7:15 - 8:15 am, Th & Fr: 6:16 - 7:15 am)

Vinyasa yoga for beginner - intermediate students.

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Applied Arts Classes - Adult

7/12/14 - 8/16/14

Applied Arts Classes - Adult
Days and times vary (morning & evening)

The ordinary becomes the extraordinary when you find and use your creative voice.

Intro to Hand Printed Woodblock Prints-- August 4 – 14 (4 sessions)
Sewing Skills Builder-- July 12 – August 9 (5 weeks)

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Ceramics Summer Camp Ages 11 - 14

8/4/14 - 8/15/14

Ceramics Summer Camp Ages 11 - 14
Monday - Friday (10:00 am-3:00 pm)

Learn and perfect ceramic hand building and wheel throwing techniques while exploring your artistry.

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Family Film Workshop (Ages 6 and up with parent )

8/16/14 - 8/16/14

Family Film Workshop  (Ages 6 and up with parent )
Saturday (9:30 – 1:30 pm)

Learn puppetry and collage techniques for stop-motion animation and you’ll soon see the potential for artful motion in everything from discarded egg cartons to toilet paper rolls. Call 202-547-6839 to register

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String Fling!  Summer String Camp Ages 4 - 12

8/18/14 - 8/22/14

String Fling!  Summer String Camp Ages 4 - 12
Monday - Saturday (M-F 8:30-12:30; Sat. Recital 10 - Noon )

Suzuki method based instrument instruction, ensembles, creative movement, theory and composition, and music games for young string players. Students must provide their own instrument.

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Fall 2014 -Art Classes Grades K - 2

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Art Classes Grades K - 2
Monday - Thursday (4:00 & 5:00)

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Fall 2014 -Dance Classes Grades K - 2

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Dance Classes Grades K - 2
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 -Ceramics Classes Grades K - 2

9/2/14 - 9/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Ceramics Classes Grades K - 2
Monday (5:00 - 6:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 -Theater, Music & Arts Integration Grades K - 2

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Theater, Music & Arts Integration  Grades K - 2
Monday, Tuesday (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 -Photography and Film Classes Grades K-2

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Photography and Film Classes Grades K-2
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 -Art Classes Grades 3 - 5

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Art Classes Grades  3 - 5
Monday - Thursday (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 -Dance Classes Grades 3 - 5

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Dance Classes Grades 3 - 5
Mondays, Thursdays (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 -Ceramics Classes Grades 3 - 5

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Ceramics Classes Grades 3 - 5
Monday, Thursday ()

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Fall 2014 -Theater, Music & Integrated Arts Classes Grades 3 - 5

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 -Theater, Music & Integrated Arts  Classes Grades 3 - 5
Mondays, Tuesdays (5:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 -Photography & Film Grades 3 - 5

9/2/14 - 12/12/14

Fall 2014 -Photography & Film Grades 3 - 5
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Music Together™  Fall, Winter and Spring

9/8/14 - 6/15/15

Music Together™  Fall, Winter and Spring
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays (Class times vary)

Music Together®, an internationally recognized music and movement program, encourages early childhood music development for infant, toddler and pre-school children through mixed-aged classes that include parents and caregivers. It pioneered the concept of a research based, developmentally-appropriate early childhood music curriculum that strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement, and it is fun! The Music Together approach develops every child’s birthright of basic music competence by encouraging the actual experiencing of music through playful activities rather than by the learning of concepts or information about music. Fee includes two professionally recorded CDs of the semester's songs, rhythm chants, and play along music; a new songbook with illustrations and activities; and Music Together at Home: Helping Your Child Grow Musically, a book and DVD designed to educate parents and caregivers about music in their children's lives. An exciting new collection of songs is presented each semester! Birth-5 years. Parent or caregiver participates with child (does not need to be 1:1 ratio of adult and child - one adult to two children is okay). One infant, aged nine months or younger at time of registration, may attend free with a registered sibling. One infant per family, please. For questions about Music Together ®, please contact www.littlestepsmusic.com or 703.536.4706 or LittleStepsMusic@gmail.com.

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Early Childhood Dance - Tiny Tots Ballet, Tap & Tumbling

9/9/14 - 6/9/15

Early Childhood Dance - Tiny Tots Ballet, Tap & Tumbling
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays (Class times vary)

An ideal first dance class, students will learn basic technique in tap, ballet, and tumbling while developing listening skills and focus. Ballet and Tap shoes required.

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Fall 2014 -Ceramics Studio Jam Grades 6 - 8

9/9/14 - 12/2/14

Fall 2014 -Ceramics Studio Jam Grades 6 - 8
Tuesday (no class on 11/11) (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

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Books Alive! Pre-K Ages 3 - 5

9/9/14 - 6/9/15

Books Alive! Pre-K Ages 3 - 5
Thursdays (9:30 & 10:20 am)

Books and stories come alive as children create characters through creative movement and art projects.

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Integrated Arts –  Ivy IQ™  Spanish Immersion

9/9/14 - 6/13/15

Integrated Arts –  Ivy IQ™  Spanish Immersion
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays (Class Times Vary)

Integrated arts and language immersion classes are a creative and stimulating way to enrich your child’s early learning. IVY IQ’s innovative and engaging curriculum taps into a child’s natural curiosity and playfulness to build foundational skills for a life-long love of learning and exploration. For questions about IVY IQ please contact Amanda Agard ivyiqee@gmail.com, www.ivyiqee.com.

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Early Childhood and Youth Dance - Combo Classes

9/10/14 - 6/6/15

Early Childhood and Youth Dance - Combo Classes
Wednesdays, Saturdays (Class times vary)

Dance Combo enables your child to explore several dance styles and creative movement in one class.

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Early Childhood and Youth Dance - Ballet

9/10/14 - 6/6/15

Early Childhood and Youth Dance - Ballet
Wednesdays and Saturdays (Class times vary)

Ballet provides foundational skills for all genres of dance. Classes emphasize expression, discipline, skills building and fun.

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Fall 2014 -Fashion Design Lab Grades 6 - 8  

9/19/14 - 11/7/14

 Fall 2014 -Fashion Design Lab Grades 6 - 8  
Fridays (4:30 – 6:00 pm)

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Fall 2014 - Art & Activism: Putting Your Passion Into Action Grades 6 - 8

10/17/14 - 12/12/14

 Fall 2014 - Art & Activism: Putting Your Passion Into Action Grades  6 - 8
Fridays (4:30 – 6:00 pm)

Discover how to use your artwork to fight for justice.

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Winter 2015 - Visual Arts Classes K - 2

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Visual Arts Classes K - 2
Monday - Thursday (4:00 - 5:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Visual Arts Classes Grades 3 - 5

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Visual Arts Classes Grades 3 - 5
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (4:00& 5:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Dance Classes Grades K-2

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Dance Classes Grades K-2
Mondays, Wednesday, Thursdays (4:00 - & 5:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Dance Classes Grades 3 - 5

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Dance Classes Grades 3 - 5
Mondays, Thursdays (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Ceramics Classes Grades K - 2

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Ceramics Classes Grades K - 2
Mondays (5:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Ceramics Classes Grades 3 - 5

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Ceramics Classes Grades 3 - 5
Mondays, Thursdays (4:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Theater, Music, Integrated Arts Classes Grades K – 2

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Theater, Music, Integrated Arts Classes Grades  K – 2
Mondays, Tuesdays (4:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Theater, Music, Integrated Arts Classes Grades 3 - 5

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Theater, Music, Integrated Arts Classes Grades  3 - 5
Mondays, Tuesdays (5:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Photography & Film Classes Grades K – 2

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Photography & Film Classes Grades K – 2
Thursdays (5:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Photography & Film Classes Grades 3 – 5

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Photography & Film Classes Grades  3 – 5
Thursdays (4:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Ceramics Studio Jam Grades 6 – 8

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Ceramics Studio Jam Grades 6 – 8
Tuesdays (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Fashion Design Lab Grades 6 - 8

1/5/15 - 3/27/15

Winter 2015 - Fashion Design Lab Grades 6 - 8
Fridays (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

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Winter 2015 - Art & Activism: Putting Your Passion Into Action Grades 6- 8

1/16/15 - 3/13/15

Winter 2015 - Art & Activism: Putting Your Passion Into Action Grades 6- 8
Fridays (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Photography and Film Classes K - 2

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Photography and Film Classes K - 2
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Ceramics Studio Jam Grades 6 - 8

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Ceramics Studio Jam Grades 6 - 8
Tuesdays (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Photography and Film Classes Grades 3 - 5

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Photography and Film Classes Grades 3 - 5
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Visual Arts Classes Grades K – 2

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Visual Arts Classes  Grades K – 2
Monday - Thursday (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Visual Arts Classes Grades 3 – 5

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Visual Arts Classes Grades 3 – 5
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Dance Classes Grades K – 2

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Dance Classes Grades K – 2
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (4:00 & 5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Dance Classes Grades 3 - 5  

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Dance Classes Grades 3 - 5  
Mondays, Thursday (4:00 - 5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Ceramic Classes Grades K – 2

3/30/15 - 12/12/14

Spring 2015 -Ceramic Classes Grades K – 2
Mondays (5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Ceramics Classes Grades 3 - 5

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Ceramics Classes Grades 3 - 5
Mondays, Thursdays (4:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Theater, Music & Integrated Arts Classes Grades K – 2

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Theater, Music & Integrated Arts Classes Grades K – 2
Mondays, Tuesdays (4:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 -Theater, Music & Integrated Arts Grades 3 – 5

3/30/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 -Theater, Music & Integrated Arts Grades 3 – 5
Mondays, Tuesdays (5:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 - Art & Activism: Putting Your Passion Into Action Grades 6 - 8

4/24/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 - Art & Activism: Putting Your Passion Into Action  Grades 6 - 8
Fridays (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

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Spring 2015 - Fashion Design Lab Grades 6 - 8

4/24/15 - 6/12/15

Spring 2015 - Fashion Design Lab Grades 6 - 8
Fridays (4:30 – 6:00 pm)

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