Sweet Tree Classes

Scroll to the bottom for our current after school classes, weekend workshops and special events!   

 

Sweet Tree Arts offers the space for a variety of classes for children and adults with limited enrollment to make it possible to study deeply together -developing skills and growing as an individuals. 

We infuse the creative arts into each class, deepening the learning with Storytelling, Music, Drama, Poetry, Movement and Visual Arts. Further we work to consider the personalities and learning styles of each individual. 

 
Scholarships and family prices available, please inquire or fill out application below. Families are welcome to be as involved as they wish, if you would like to stay you may create with your child, sit in the kitchen with a cup of tea, read a book, or use our wifi. If you are new to Sweet Tree, consider joining for Open studio. This is a wonderful opportunity for children to become familiar with our space and instructors.  

Ages are suggested and flexible, please inquire if your child does not fit into the suggested age bracket. 

Financial Aid Application 

 

Click on class for pricing and a full description:

Curiosity Camp 6 - 12s

Curiosity Camp

Curiosity camp offers children ages 6-12 years many creative opportunities.
Each day will be filled with a variety of skills to encourage creative thinking, exploration and innovation. Children will participate in drawing skills, science activities, outdoor exploration and personal projects. They will have opportunities to grow and explore how they actively think, learn and engage with the world. Mornings will be used to build skills in questioning and collaboration while the afternoons will bring projects and deep engagment. 

 

This year's theme - Home


Camp runs 9.00 -3.00pm Monday - Thursday

Please pack a nut free snack and lunch, water bottle and wear clothes that can get messy. 

Cost $250  per week
Sibling discounts and scholarships available.
 $40 off if you sign up for all three weeks. (Each week offers growth and new experiences).

Encountering the Arts for K-8 Classroom teachers

EDAR 531: Encountering the Arts: Choice, Voice and Creativity in the K-8 Classroom

An Introduction to Arts Integration through Thematic Learning                   4.5 CEUs

 

This course is made availalbe through The New England Institute to register visit : 

to register visit New England Institute

Fellowship 2020

THE SWEET TREE FELLOWSHIP is an opportunity to expand and build knowledge in arts education. Participants will engage in the collaborative teaching and learning processes of Sweetland School. Critical components include creative thinking, arts integration, documentation process, community involvement, and student-centered learning and leading through hands on experiences. Ongoing sharing of the arts and ideas will build creative confidence with and for young people so they can dream bigger and create their future. Not only will the selected fellows be a part of a strong collective of like-minded artists and educators but they will also receive personal coaching and mentorship from accomplished trailblazers in their respective art and education fields. 

If you are an educator, teaching artist, artist and believe that the arts can make a difference, here is an opportunity for you to be a leader in your community. 

This Sweet Tree program is in partnership with Slam out Loud, based in Delhi, India. Fellows in both programs will have opportunities to learn together. Learn more at https://slamoutloud.com.

This application is to better understand what motivates you to be a part of the Sweet Tree Fellowship and how that can further the cause. We look forward to getting to know more about you and your work! 

Please contact Argy Nestor with any questions or ideas at anestor@sweettreearts.org

 

Apply here - https://forms.gle/hHZEbfEDPt2bN2Ga9

Fellowship workshop only

August 10-11 we will launch the Sweet Tree Arts / Slam Outloud fellowship program. 

This weekend workshop provides an introducation to the Sweet Tree Arts 2020 fellowship.

Hands on arts integration experiences will be shared with empassioned educators and learners in a creative space and outdoors. 

We invite you to dive in and 'taste' the fellowship even if you are not able to commit to to a year long committment as a Sweet Tree Arts Fellow. 

Cost $250 for 2 days workshop in Hope, Maine. 

Remote learning options may be possible if you are unable to travel to Hope, Maine. 

Apply here: 

https://forms.gle/hHZEbfEDPt2bN2Ga9