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Youth Classes

After School Arts

After School Arts

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop provides comprehensive and sequential art experiences that build skills, a strong sense of community and a life-long love of the arts.  Dedicated, professional teaching artists* encourage students to develop personal expression while investigating a wide array of processes and techniques designed to nurture artistic growth.

Classes are organized by day, and age, studio.  Projects, performances, themes, and processes vary from class to class and semester to semester, so there are always new techniques to learn, fresh and creative ideas to pursue, and skills to build upon. 

Classes are small and designed to meet each student where they are at, so no matter what stage your child enters the program—as a longtime participant, brand new student, or somewhere in between—there will be an appropriately-paced class that will feel both safe and challenging.  Choose a familiar medium, explore new disciplines, or mix and match—we will always tailor instruction to help kids discover ways to learn more, feel proud and have fun.

*All Teaching Artists have undergone in-depth background checks as part of our standard hiring process.

Afterschool arts classes M,T, Th 3:30 - 6:00, W 1:30 - 6:00, F 3:30 - 5:30 (Grades K-5)

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MORNING TINY TOTS


Teaching Artist -  Katie Fulton
Dance/Movement
04/04/2020 - 06/06/2020
Saturday
10:40-11:25am
Tuition - $160.00

Semester long technique classes are designed to give beginning dancers an opportunity to learn foundational skills in ballet and tap. All students perform in demonstrations or recitals at the end of each session. Class instruction includes technique, steps and sequences that develop strength, stamina and focus. *No class on 4/18 or 5/23.

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AFTERNOON TINY TOTS


Teaching Artist -  Laura Vucci
Dance/Movement
04/04/2020 - 06/06/2020
Saturday
11:50-12:35pm
Tuition - $160.00

Semester long technique classes are designed to give beginning dancers an opportunity to learn foundational skills in ballet and tap. All students perform in demonstrations or recitals at the end of each session. Class instruction includes technique, steps and sequences that develop strength, stamina and focus. *No class on 4/18 or 5/23.

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STUDIO TO STAGE: BUNNIES (4 YR OLDS)

Teaching Artist -  Rachael Coad
Dance/Movement 
09/07/2019 - 06/13/2020 
Saturday
8:30-9:15am 
Tuition - $750.00 

These performance focus classes emphasize stage presence, technique building, choreographed ballet, and tap routines as well as tumbling to develop strength. Studio to stage classes are for students who want to take their skill and artistry to a higher level by committing to a year-long program. Performances are held in off-site venues. Costume fees are included. Student placement is determined by age, experience and recommendation of the instructor.
*No classes on 11/30/19, 12/21/19-1/3/20, 2/22/20, 4/18/20, 5/23/20.  

Class Full

STUDIO TO STAGE: BUTTERFLIES (5 YR OLDS)

Teaching Artist -  Rachael Coad
Dance/Movement 
09/07/2019 - 06/13/2020 
Saturday
9:20-10:05am 
Tuition - $750.00 

These performance focus classes emphasize stage presence, technique building, choreographed ballet, and tap routines as well as tumbling to develop strength. Studio to stage classes are for students who want to take their skill and artistry to a higher level by committing to a year-long program. Performances are held in off-site venues. Costume fees are included. Student placement is determined by age, experience and recommendation of the instructor.
*No classes on 11/30/19, 12/21/19-1/3/20, 2/22/20, 4/18/20, 5/23/20. 

Class Full

STUDIO TO STAGE: FAIRIES (6 YR OLDS)

Teaching Artist -  Rachael Coad
Dance/Movement
09/07/2019 - 06/13/2020
Saturday
10:10-10:55am
Tuition - $750.00

These performance focus classes emphasize stage presence, technique building, choreographed ballet, and tap routines as well as tumbling to develop strength. Studio to stage classes are for students who want to take their skill and artistry to a higher level by committing to a year-long program. Performances are held in off-site venues. Costume fees are included. Student placement is determined by age, experience and recommendation of the instructor. *No classes on 11/30/19, 12/21/19-1/3/20, 2/22/20, 4/18/20, 5/23/20.

Class Full

STUDIO TO STAGE: MERMAIDS (7 YR OLDS)

Teaching Artist -  Laura Vucci
Dance/Movement
09/07/2019 - 06/13/2020
Saturday
11:00-11:45am
Tuition - $750.00

These performance focus classes emphasize stage presence, technique building, choreographed ballet, and tap routines as well as tumbling to develop strength. Studio to stage classes are for students who want to take their skill and artistry to a higher level by committing to a year-long program. Performances are held in off-site venues. Costume fees are included. Student placement is determined by age, experience and recommendation of the instructor. *No classes on 11/30/19, 12/21/19-1/3/20, 2/22/20, 4/18/20, 5/23/20.

Class Full

STUDIO TO STAGE: UNICORNS (8 YR OLDS)

Teaching Artist -  Katie Fulton
Dance/Movement
09/07/2019 - 06/13/2020
Saturday
9:50-10:35am
Tuition - $750.00

These performance focus classes emphasize stage presence, technique building, choreographed ballet, and tap routines as well as tumbling to develop strength. Studio to stage classes are for students who want to take their skill and artistry to a higher level by committing to a year-long program. Performances are held in off-site venues. Costume fees are included. Student placement is determined by age, experience and recommendation of the instructor. *No classes 11/30/19, 12/21/19-1/3/20, 2/22/20, 4/18/20, 5/23/20.

Class Full

STUDIO TO STAGE: DOLPHINS (9-10+ YR OLDS)

Teaching Artist -  Katie Fulton
Dance/Movement
09/07/2019 - 06/13/2020
Saturday
9:00-9:45am
Tuition - $750.00

These performance focus classes emphasize stage presence, technique building, choreographed ballet, and tap routines as well as tumbling to develop strength. Studio to stage classes are for students who want to take their skill and artistry to a higher level by committing to a year-long program. Performances are held in off-site venues. Costume fees are included. Student placement is determined by age, experience and recommendation of the instructor. *No classes on 11/30/19, 12/21/19-1/3/20, 2/22/20, 4/18/20, 5/23/20.

Class Full

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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spring Break Camp at CHAW

Join us for a week of great art with CHAW's Spring Break camp Monday, April 13 - Friday, April 17, 2020 (no camp on Emancipation Day, 4/16). Students in grades K-5 will engage in recreational activities, crafts and field trips in the morning, followed by structured art activities in the afternoon. Come spend the day or week with with us!!

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Arts Adventures-Grades K-5

Campers spend mornings in the studio engaging creative curiosity in 2D and 3D visual arts. Each camp session offers new projects and performances and wraps up with an arts showcase for family and friends. Afternoons are full of swimming, parks, museums, fun, and games. Six one-week camps running June 22 - July 31, 2020. 

Grades K–5 • grade most recently completed
Monday through Friday
9:00am – 5:00pm
One Week • full day only
$475 per week
Before care/after care available

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Jr. Arts Adventures-Ages PreK4-5

Arts are the perfect creative backdrop for imaginative play spaces, social development, and curiosity driven activities. The week culminates in demonstrations for family and friends. Six one-week camps running June 22 - July 31, 2020. 

PreK 4 & 5 • grade most recently completed
Monday through Friday
9:00am – 12:30pm
One Week • mornings only
$250 per week

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String Fling!-Violin Camp-Grades k-6

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, August 3rd.

08/24/2020 - 08/28/2020
Monday through Friday
8:30am-12:30pm
Tuition: $320.00

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Photography Institute-Grades 7-12

Lights! Camera! Shoot! CHAW's Teen Photography Institute is an opportunity for young photographers to locate themselves in the tradition of photography to ultimately create their own new and inspired twist on things. The two-week camp is designed to cultivate visual literacy and personal vision through the techniques and history of photography. Grades 7-12, grade most recently completed.

Two-weeks - 08/03/2020 - 08/14/2020
Monday through Friday
1:00-5:00pm
Tuition: $675.00

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FASHION DESIGN CAMP-Grades 3+

Fashion is all about finding new and innovative takes on classic clothes. In this camp, kids bring in unwanted clothing items from home and transform them into totally new pieces to create an upcycled fashion collection to showcase.

Two-weeks - 08/03/2020 - 08/14/2020
Monday-Friday
9:00am-1:00pm
Tuition: $600.00

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Ceramics Institute-Grades 6-8

More info coming soon!

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