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Heron Meadow

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19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
1 206 463 5131

Heron Meadow is a two-acre wetland, owned by Vashon Center  for the Arts, home to Vashon Nature Center’s field office, located to the east of the VCA parking lot.

Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance

Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance
Ages: 8-13
Mon-Fri, July 12-16 | 10 am-2 pm
Performance on July 16 at 1:30pm, and opportunity to perform for the public on July 18 at 3pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Adam Ende
Location: Heron Meadow

Join puppeteer Adam Ende on a journey of creation and become part of a tight knit puppet troupe working collaboratively to make a puppet show from start to finish. The process will focus on brainstorming and writing, sculpting, building and construction, upcycling “trash” materials, playing with the puppets, rehearsing and finally performing. Our theme for this camp is the pandemic, a chance for puppeteers to share thoughts, experiences, struggles and hopes in regard to this worldwide historical event. Camp will end with a performance for friends and family on Friday.

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Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance

Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance
Ages: 8-13
Mon-Fri, July 12-16 | 10 am-2 pm
Performance on July 16 at 1:30pm, and opportunity to perform for the public on July 18 at 3pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Adam Ende
Location: Heron Meadow

Join puppeteer Adam Ende on a journey of creation and become part of a tight knit puppet troupe working collaboratively to make a puppet show from start to finish. The process will focus on brainstorming and writing, sculpting, building and construction, upcycling “trash” materials, playing with the puppets, rehearsing and finally performing. Our theme for this camp is the pandemic, a chance for puppeteers to share thoughts, experiences, struggles and hopes in regard to this worldwide historical event. Camp will end with a performance for friends and family on Friday.

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Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance

Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance
Ages: 8-13
Mon-Fri, July 12-16 | 10 am-2 pm
Performance on July 16 at 1:30pm, and opportunity to perform for the public on July 18 at 3pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Adam Ende
Location: Heron Meadow

Join puppeteer Adam Ende on a journey of creation and become part of a tight knit puppet troupe working collaboratively to make a puppet show from start to finish. The process will focus on brainstorming and writing, sculpting, building and construction, upcycling “trash” materials, playing with the puppets, rehearsing and finally performing. Our theme for this camp is the pandemic, a chance for puppeteers to share thoughts, experiences, struggles and hopes in regard to this worldwide historical event. Camp will end with a performance for friends and family on Friday.

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Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance

Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance
Ages: 8-13
Mon-Fri, July 12-16 | 10 am-2 pm
Performance on July 16 at 1:30pm, and opportunity to perform for the public on July 18 at 3pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Adam Ende
Location: Heron Meadow

Join puppeteer Adam Ende on a journey of creation and become part of a tight knit puppet troupe working collaboratively to make a puppet show from start to finish. The process will focus on brainstorming and writing, sculpting, building and construction, upcycling “trash” materials, playing with the puppets, rehearsing and finally performing. Our theme for this camp is the pandemic, a chance for puppeteers to share thoughts, experiences, struggles and hopes in regard to this worldwide historical event. Camp will end with a performance for friends and family on Friday.

Find out more »

Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance

Pandemic Pandemonium Puppet Performance
Ages: 8-13
Mon-Fri, July 12-16 | 10 am-2 pm
Performance on July 16 at 1:30pm, and opportunity to perform for the public on July 18 at 3pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Adam Ende
Location: Heron Meadow

Join puppeteer Adam Ende on a journey of creation and become part of a tight knit puppet troupe working collaboratively to make a puppet show from start to finish. The process will focus on brainstorming and writing, sculpting, building and construction, upcycling “trash” materials, playing with the puppets, rehearsing and finally performing. Our theme for this camp is the pandemic, a chance for puppeteers to share thoughts, experiences, struggles and hopes in regard to this worldwide historical event. Camp will end with a performance for friends and family on Friday.

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Wild Wonder Nature Camp

Wild Wonder Nature Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, July 19-23 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Fri), Island Center Forest (Wed), Point Robinson (Thu)
Spend your week exploring the different ecosystems on Vashon. Investigate meadow pollinators and amphibians; study forests and pond habitats and explore island beaches. Camp days are filled with individual and group activities including, scientific research methods, associated art projects, hiking trails, walking beaches, and quiet contemplation.

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Wild Wonder Nature Camp

Wild Wonder Nature Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, July 19-23 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Fri), Island Center Forest (Wed), Point Robinson (Thu)
Spend your week exploring the different ecosystems on Vashon. Investigate meadow pollinators and amphibians; study forests and pond habitats and explore island beaches. Camp days are filled with individual and group activities including, scientific research methods, associated art projects, hiking trails, walking beaches, and quiet contemplation.

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Wild Wonder Nature Camp

Wild Wonder Nature Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, July 19-23 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Fri), Island Center Forest (Wed), Point Robinson (Thu)
Spend your week exploring the different ecosystems on Vashon. Investigate meadow pollinators and amphibians; study forests and pond habitats and explore island beaches. Camp days are filled with individual and group activities including, scientific research methods, associated art projects, hiking trails, walking beaches, and quiet contemplation.

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Wild Wonder Nature Camp

Wild Wonder Nature Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, July 19-23 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Fri), Island Center Forest (Wed), Point Robinson (Thu)
Spend your week exploring the different ecosystems on Vashon. Investigate meadow pollinators and amphibians; study forests and pond habitats and explore island beaches. Camp days are filled with individual and group activities including, scientific research methods, associated art projects, hiking trails, walking beaches, and quiet contemplation.

Find out more »

Wild Wonder Nature Camp

Wild Wonder Nature Camp: Collaboration with VCA and Vashon Nature Center
Ages: 6-10
Mon-Fri, July 19-23 | 10 am-3 pm
Tuition: $335
Instructors: Vale Martinez Espinoza, Paulina Barry
Location: Heron Meadow (Mon/Tues/Fri), Island Center Forest (Wed), Point Robinson (Thu)
Spend your week exploring the different ecosystems on Vashon. Investigate meadow pollinators and amphibians; study forests and pond habitats and explore island beaches. Camp days are filled with individual and group activities including, scientific research methods, associated art projects, hiking trails, walking beaches, and quiet contemplation.

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All Kinds of Sculpture

All Kinds of Sculpture!
Ages: 9-13
Monday-Friday, July 26-30 | 10:30 am-2:30 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Alisara Martin
Location: Heron Meadow
Jump in to the world of 3D art! Learn how to use a variety of materials to make sculptures straight out of your imagination…from the tiniest pieces to life size experiments. Create plaster mâché creatures; wearable sculpture; larger constructions with wire and paper mâché; and molding polymer clay. Materials include wire mesh and cardboard for armatures; paper and plaster mâché; paper and polymer clays; found objects; and finishing painting and presenting supplies.

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Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor

Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor
Ages: 6-11
Mon-Fri, July 26-30 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Caroline Rockey
Location: Blue Heron Backyard
Anime style can offer simple drawing techniques to create faces, expression and movement so your drawings come alive! Practice shapes, ways to create expression, brush techniques, and how to animate your pictures. Use your imagination to add wings, horns and patterns.

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All Kinds of Sculpture

All Kinds of Sculpture!
Ages: 9-13
Monday-Friday, July 26-30 | 10:30 am-2:30 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Alisara Martin
Location: Heron Meadow
Jump in to the world of 3D art! Learn how to use a variety of materials to make sculptures straight out of your imagination…from the tiniest pieces to life size experiments. Create plaster mâché creatures; wearable sculpture; larger constructions with wire and paper mâché; and molding polymer clay. Materials include wire mesh and cardboard for armatures; paper and plaster mâché; paper and polymer clays; found objects; and finishing painting and presenting supplies.

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Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor

Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor
Ages: 6-11
Mon-Fri, July 26-30 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Caroline Rockey
Location: Blue Heron Backyard
Anime style can offer simple drawing techniques to create faces, expression and movement so your drawings come alive! Practice shapes, ways to create expression, brush techniques, and how to animate your pictures. Use your imagination to add wings, horns and patterns.

Find out more »

All Kinds of Sculpture

All Kinds of Sculpture!
Ages: 9-13
Monday-Friday, July 26-30 | 10:30 am-2:30 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Alisara Martin
Location: Heron Meadow
Jump in to the world of 3D art! Learn how to use a variety of materials to make sculptures straight out of your imagination…from the tiniest pieces to life size experiments. Create plaster mâché creatures; wearable sculpture; larger constructions with wire and paper mâché; and molding polymer clay. Materials include wire mesh and cardboard for armatures; paper and plaster mâché; paper and polymer clays; found objects; and finishing painting and presenting supplies.

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Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor

Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor
Ages: 6-11
Mon-Fri, July 26-30 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Caroline Rockey
Location: Blue Heron Backyard
Anime style can offer simple drawing techniques to create faces, expression and movement so your drawings come alive! Practice shapes, ways to create expression, brush techniques, and how to animate your pictures. Use your imagination to add wings, horns and patterns.

Find out more »

All Kinds of Sculpture

All Kinds of Sculpture!
Ages: 9-13
Monday-Friday, July 26-30 | 10:30 am-2:30 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Alisara Martin
Location: Heron Meadow
Jump in to the world of 3D art! Learn how to use a variety of materials to make sculptures straight out of your imagination…from the tiniest pieces to life size experiments. Create plaster mâché creatures; wearable sculpture; larger constructions with wire and paper mâché; and molding polymer clay. Materials include wire mesh and cardboard for armatures; paper and plaster mâché; paper and polymer clays; found objects; and finishing painting and presenting supplies.

Find out more »

Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor

Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor
Ages: 6-11
Mon-Fri, July 26-30 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Caroline Rockey
Location: Blue Heron Backyard
Anime style can offer simple drawing techniques to create faces, expression and movement so your drawings come alive! Practice shapes, ways to create expression, brush techniques, and how to animate your pictures. Use your imagination to add wings, horns and patterns.

Find out more »

All Kinds of Sculpture

All Kinds of Sculpture!
Ages: 9-13
Monday-Friday, July 26-30 | 10:30 am-2:30 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Alisara Martin
Location: Heron Meadow
Jump in to the world of 3D art! Learn how to use a variety of materials to make sculptures straight out of your imagination…from the tiniest pieces to life size experiments. Create plaster mâché creatures; wearable sculpture; larger constructions with wire and paper mâché; and molding polymer clay. Materials include wire mesh and cardboard for armatures; paper and plaster mâché; paper and polymer clays; found objects; and finishing painting and presenting supplies.

Find out more »

Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor

Unicorns and Butterflies in Anime Watercolor
Ages: 6-11
Mon-Fri, July 26-30 | 10 am-2 pm
Tuition: $260
Instructor: Caroline Rockey
Location: Blue Heron Backyard
Anime style can offer simple drawing techniques to create faces, expression and movement so your drawings come alive! Practice shapes, ways to create expression, brush techniques, and how to animate your pictures. Use your imagination to add wings, horns and patterns.

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Kinesis Project dance theatre | Performance Treasure Hunt

Kinesis Project dance theatre, Vashon Center for the Arts, John C. Robinson and Laurie Geissinger present a special performance treasure hunt on Vashon Island. Kinesis Project is known in NYC and Seattle for creating large-scale and surprisingly intimate dances in unusual spaces. Choreographer Melissa Riker has placed three sections of the company's newest work, Search(Light) in three beautifully different, undisclosed Vashon Island locations. Guests will begin their dance adventure at VCA, and will be given a map to find each…

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