After school exploration of nature through art and adventure!
Art Academy ignites the imagination offering kids a fun, hands-on, creative outlet to explore the world of art and nature! Visual art in a variety of mediums and nature inspired themes is taught by amazing local artists. Clay, paints, prints and more inspire kids to get messy, think outside the box and have fun! Art Academy is offered Tuesdays for 1st through 3rd graders and on Wednesdays for 4th through 6th graders in order to tailor art instruction to the needs and interests of budding young artists.
Nature Trek is an epic adventure of discovering nature through creative outdoor play and experiential science education. Wenatchee River Institute staff with the help of guest scientists will explore a different them each session spending time along the river and paths on our 9.5 acre campus, in the garden, and enjoying lots of hands on experiments and activities. Nature Trek is offerred on Thursdays for 1st through 6th graders.
After School Programs meet in the E Lorene Young house behind the E Lorene Young Community Garden on 12th Street in Leavenworth. Drop off is at 3pm, transportation is available from PD and Osborn Schools, and pick up is at 5pm.
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Sessions are $90 for members and $113 for non- members. Click on session date or photo to register.
Download the student wiaver here. Waivers are required the first day of the session.
**PLEASE NOTE - CLASSES FILL UP QUICKLY! CLASS SIZE IS CAPPED AT 15**
Artist Bethany Wray has been living in the Leavenworth area for a year and currently works as a Lead Teacher at Mountain Sprouts. She mainly works in watercolors and paints outside when she explores the surrounding area. She received both her BFA and MFA in Southern California and has worked for a variety of non-profit art education programs. She's excited to be continuing her journey as an artist and educator in Leavenworth!
Our special guest for session 1 is the Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group! " The Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group is a non-profit organization working within Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan and Ferry counties to cooperatively facilitate sustainable fisheries enhancement projects for future generations. Our work is based on public trust, outreach, voluntary participation of willing landowners, best available science and best value management practices."