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Young Songwriter Camp

Young Songwriter Camp
Ages: 7-12
Mon-Thurs, June 28-July 1 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $255
Instructor: Havilah Rand
Location: Heron Meadow and Blue Heron

Fire up your creativity to write and record songs! Find inspiration for songs and lyrics through theatre games, word and picture collaging, listening sessions, journaling and outdoor adventures. As your songs take shape, record them using a basic recording unit and high-quality microphones. Camp culminates with a full-length CD and CD release celebration.

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COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Safety is a top priority for our VCA education program. We recognize that the COVID situation is changing very rapidly, so we are closely monitoring CDC and State/local health department guidelines to ensure the health and well-being of our students and staff. Based on these recommendations, if any of the below protocols merit changes, we will do so and communicate accordingly.

We implement the following protocols to help keep staff and students safe in our in-person classes:

*All in-person classes will happen outside under one of our large tents (if heavy rain is in the forecast for that day, class will be held online. Students will be notified in advance via email or phone).
*All students are required to wear a mask
*Each class begins with sanitizing hands and student temperature checks. Students with a temperature above 100 degrees will be sent home.
*Class sizes are reduced (max of 10-15) and students meet in groups of 5 or 6
*Class activities are designed to maintain 6 ft of social distancing
*Students have their own work spaces and materials
*High contact areas and surfaces are sanitized frequently

We will communicate quickly and openly to parents in the event of any suspected or confirmed exposure to COVID-19. In the situation of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case we will contact local health officials and follow their guidance on next steps.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact our registrar Crissy Baker at or 206-259-3005.

Scholarships available!

Please click the link below for more information or contact VCA Registrar for more information:

**VCA couldn’t do it without all our volunteers and donors who contribute in so many ways including our SCHOLARSHIP fund!! Thank you!! We have scholarships available for all applicants, making art and dance accessible to all!

Alice in Vashonland

This VCA Arts Education project kept musical theater alive despite COVID, and provided the students opportunity to learn script writing, costume design, choreography, filming and editing.

Teaching Artist Videos

Every year, VCA’s arts education program hosts classes with local teaching artists, giving students opportunities to create meaningful, seasonal gifts–for themselves, friends and family. This year, we’re unable to gather in person for these classes but would like to mark the season with these fun and instructional videos for our students and families –as well as to highlight some of our teaching artists, who are truly gifts to the VCA community. We hope you enjoy them!