Hawaiian Camp classes (ages 6-8)

All students will be taking part in each of the following classes, either in a whole group scenario or a small group scenario.  Students will also be able to choose between an elective of Beginning Fiddle and Beginning Guitar.

STORYTELLING (WHOLE GROUP):

Students will engage in Hawaiian Storytelling, as told by our Hawaiian Guest Teachers. 

Hawaiian Folk Songs (WHole Group):

Students will be immersed in learning about the culture of Hawaiian Folk Songs, and a few Hawaiian folk songs to sing.

HULA (WHOLE GROUP):

No experience necessary. Students will learn very basic hula steps, and be able to dance to an entire Hawaiian song by the end of camp.

BEGINNING UKULELE (SMALL GROUP):

No prerequisite.  Students will learn basic chords on the ukulele, how to strum and tune the instrument, and a few songs.

ARTS AND CRAFTS (SMALL GROUP):

Students will have an opportunity to make various Hawaiian themed crafts, including decorating a hula skirt for their final performance. 

 

Electives:

Beginning Fiddle (small group):

No prerequisite. This class is geared towards students who have no or very little background in playing fiddle or violin. Students will learn how to correctly hold and bow the instrument as well as a few basic fiddle tunes.

Beginning GUitar (small Group):

No prerequisite. Students will learn 3-4 basic guitar chords, how to strum with a pick, and a few basic bluegrass and folk songs.