Summer@Annie Wright

Arts Camps

Summer Art Camps at Annie Wright will specialize in visual arts and theatre, and are full of imagination, creativity and expression. Visual arts camps will engage young artists through technique-based learning in a variety of disciplines as well as workshop style innovative discovery. Theatre camps range from skills-based theatre techniques to classic productions.

Weekly Cost of Arts Camps

$150 for half-day
$300 for full-day

Meet Some Of Our Instructors

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  • Angel Diaz

    Angel Diaz is currently a teaching assistant in the kindergarten classrooms. She joined Annie Wright in 2018. After earning her degree in early child development, she taught preschool in Florida, Virginia and Hawaii. She has always enjoyed working on art projects with her students, but it wasn’t until she visited the Louvre in Paris that she truly found a passion for the arts. She wishes to pass her passion on to the younger generations.
  • Ashley La

    Ashley La, a Music Educator, joined Annie Wright Schools in 2020. While earning her bachelor’s degree in Music Education from California State University of Northridge, she directed the James Monroe Viking Marching Band for 5 years. She is now pursuing her M.A. in Teaching with a Music Endorsement at the University of Puget Sound and aspires to be a high school band director when she graduates. Ashley believes music is an essential part of a student's development and strives to build the bridge that connects students to their community and studies through music. As a trumpet player, Ashley performs in various ensembles and teaches private brass lessons in her spare time.
  • Heidi Grace

    Heidi Grace currently teaches Kindergarten through Grade 8 Visual Arts and Design at Annie Wright Schools. After earning her bachelor’s degree she worked as a professional designer and an art teacher.  Heidi founded and operated a consumer supply chain designing products for the Arts, Crafts & Gifts Industry and became an internationally known artistic entrepreneur, . Passionate about art and design, Heidi champions ideation in young people. Heidi Grace believes in cultivating an exploratory environment that is rich with warmth and creative opportunity!
  • Jordan Winters

    Jordan Winters, Grade 1 Teaching Assistant, joined Annie Wright Schools in 2020. After earning a degree in History and Literature at the University of Washington, she studied Cosmopolitanism, the German language and History at the Goethe Universität in Frankfurt, Germany before beginning a Masters of Early Childhood Education. Jordan has previously taught throughout all grade levels at Life Christian Academy. She enjoys the relationship that History makes within our modern world and published her undergraduate thesis on the relationship Art and Media play in times of conflict to push political agendas, promote nationalism and start cultural revolutions.
  • Maggie Archbold

    Maggie Archbold is currently a Kindergarten teacher at Annie Wright Schools. She has taught a variety of grades in Seattle Public Schools with quality time spent in second grade and Kindergarten and has taught at Annie Wright for eleven years. Mrs. Archbold holds a Bachelor of Education from Central Washington University, is currently certified to teach grades K through 8 with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education and is a candidate for a Masters in Education. She enjoys blending literacy and art, loves to make messes with paint, and believes you’re never too young to appreciate the masters.
  • Maggie Knott

    Maggie Knott co-founded Tacoma Youth Theatre in 2012 and serves as the Artistic Director. Prior to Tacoma Youth Theatre, Maggie established, taught, and administered the highly successful youth theatre program at Lakewood Playhouse from 1999 until 2012. She has directed many hundreds of productions involving young people ages 5-18. Maggie has been continuously teaching and directing young people in the south sound area for nearly 30 years -- including Metro Parks Tacoma, Let’s Pretend Circus, North End Children’s Theatre, Tacoma Little Theatre, Lakewood Playhouse, Tacoma Public Schools, Clover Park Schools, Peninsula District Schools, Puyallup District Schools, Temple Beth El, Saint Patrick’s School, and of course, at Tacoma Youth Theatre.
  • Scott Campbell

    Scott Campbell, All-Schools Theatre Teacher, joined Annie Wright Schools in 2014. In 2012 he co-founded Tacoma Youth Theatre and currently serves at the company’s Managing Director. The winner of two Emmy Awards, Scott has worked as a writer, television producer, and communications director. A talented director, actor, and designer, Scott’s artistry has met with high praise from audiences and critics for over two decades. Scott previously served as the Associate Managing Artistic Director of Lakewood Playhouse and as the Managing Artistic Director of Tacoma Little Theatre.

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Contact

Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.272.2216

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower  and Middle Schools offer coed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls  and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.