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Youth Classes

Arts Classes

PINCH POT ANIMALS!

Teaching Artist -  Kate Sinclair
07/26/2021 - 07/30/2021
Monday - Friday
4:00 - 5:00pm
Tuition - $85.00

Pinch Pot Animals is a chance for students to have fun with clay! They will learn how to pinch a pot, one of the oldest techniques in pottery. From this foundation, each student will learn how to smooth out forms, turn their vision into sculptures, create textures, ears, tails, and eyes. The class will finish by painting their new animals friends and taking them home. *Students going into grades 2nd-5th in Fall 2021.

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INTRO TO WHEEL THROWING

Teaching Artist -  Kate Sinclair
08/09/2021 - 08/13/2021
Monday - Friday
4:00-5:30pm
Tuition - $125.00

In person class
Students will have such a fun time exploring various approaches to wheel throwing with this week long class. Everyone will get a few days to experience the process of centering, opening, and shaping the clay. *Students going into grades 6th-8th in Fall 2021.

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Summer Camp

Arts Adventure Camp

In person at CHAW
Join us this summer for safe, socially distanced in-person arts camp. These fun weekly half day camps will run 6/28-8/6 for grades K to 5.* Click below for program details and safety measures we will me taking to ensure happy and healthy summer adventures!

*Grade most recently completed. 

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Jr. ARTS ADVENTURE CAMP

In person at CHAW
Join us this summer for safe, socially distanced in-person arts camp. These fun weekly half day camps will run 6/28-8/6 for grades Pre-K 4&5.* Click below for program details and safety measures we will me taking to ensure happy and healthy summer adventures!

*Grade most recently completed. 

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TEEN PHOTOGRAPHY CAMP

In person at CHAW
CHAW's Teen Photography Camp is an opportunity for young photographers to use their own voices to tell their stories! The two-week in-person camp is designed to encourage engagement with our physical surroundings through the interactive nature of analog photography. We'll support that with group discussions of the works of influential photographers. Students need no previous photography experience and will learn how to create prints using two cameraless techniques: sun printing and black-and-white photograms. All materials are provided. The camp will wrap up with a COVID-safe outdoor group exhibition curated by the students, and is open to friends and family to join. Grades 8-12.

*Grade most recently completed.

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STRING FLING CAMP

In person at CHAW
A half day camp for young violin students. Activities include Suzuki method based instruction, including ensembles, creative movement, and music games. 6 months+ experience and instrument required. Students will have a fabulous week of beautiful music! Deadline for camp enrollment is Monday, Aug 9th.

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ADVANCED STRING FLING CAMP: AROUND THE WORLD

In person at CHAW
Around the World Fiddle and Jazz is a summer music camp for violinists beginning in or at the Suzuki book 3 level. We will fiddle our way through Ireland, studying the history, legacy, technique, and application of Irish Fiddle! We will also study some bluegrass and American fiddle traditions. We will conclude our week with a performance session at a local Irish restaurant! We will learn improvisation which can be used in Fiddle as well as Jazz traditions. Get ready for some fun! Deadline for camp enrollment is Monday, Aug 9th.

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SUMMER TEEN PROGRAM: INTRO TO DIGITAL ART & DESIGN

In person at CHAW
Join us this August for a two-week summer workshop series covering all things design! Girlz by Design (GBD) invites high school students (ages 14-18) to discover digital art fields and creative tech careers on weekdays from 2-5pm. The program is led by instructors from GBD, a nonprofit that works to empower, motivate, and educate young creatives in high schools across the DMV region by preparing them to succeed in the new digital era.

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Light Switch Dance Theatre

Switch Summer Intensive (ages 12-18)

The Light Switch Dance Theatre: Switch Summer Intensive (Hybrid Curriculum) will be held the first week in August at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Our focus is to provide a program that allows those accepted to enhance their mindful conditioning and improve upon what they have learned up until they join us. We look to add technical, performance, and choreographic skills to the Young Dancer's toolkit in a nurturing and brave space. 

Over the week, students take daily mindful conditioning and technique classes from our year-round Teaching Artists, as well as, Special Guest faculty. The day will end with Repertory and Composition.

Due to COVID-19, the LSDT intensive will be a Hybrid experience. To ensure the safety of our students and staff, all COVID-19 safety measures will be adhered to in regards to capacity, social distancing, face mask requirements, and temperature checks upon arrival.

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Music Together

Music Together

Music Together ® provides children from birth to kindergarten with a rich music experience that stimulates and supports their growing music skills and understanding. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is proud to partner with Little Steps Music for almost a decade to host this pioneering early childhood music education program for children, their parents, and caregivers-- joyfully sharing songs, rhymes, movement, and instrument play, in class and in their daily lives.

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