2014 Summer Day-Camp – Animating Cartoons June 23-27, June 30-July 4, July 7-11

2014 Summer Day-Camp - Animating Cartoons June 23-27, June 30-July 4, July 7-11

Animating Cartoons Summer Day-Camp for ages 9-14 (West Seattle)

Unified Outreach @ Ginomai Art Center in West Seattle provides a unique Summer Day-Camp option for Parents who are interested in seeing their child attain a stronger grasp of Arts & Technology in a fun and exciting environment.

An average afternoon of Summer Day-Camp will include educational exercises embedded in fun games designed to encourage personal growth, positive self-esteem and team building skills. The day will also include physical activities and outdoor time (as weather allows) including lunch in the park. But the highlight of each day will be working on the creation of a personal cartoon-animation using the kids’ own ideas, stories, drawings and voices; of which they will have their very own DVD to show to friends and family.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Our students are coached by knowledgeable, skilled instructors who will work with the kids each step of the way; from story development, to character design, digital imaging, cartoon animation, and voice-overs using industry-level production software including Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Soundbooth, and more.

Day Camp dates are:
June 23 –June 27
June 30 – July 4 (yes we are open on 7/4)
July 7 – July 11

Doors open at 8:30am and close at 5:30pm – Parents may drop off their child at any time during operational hours. $200 per student/week.

Unified Outreach is a 501C3 Youth Arts Charity which has been Active in Seattle for over 10 years.

Register at http://www.UnifiedOutreach.com or call 206-371-1139 for more information on our Charity and out Summer Art Programs. We are located at 4401 42nd Ave SW, West Seattle, 98116.

Kaleidoscope Casting Coming Soon!

Kaleidoscope Casting Coming Soon!

In response to the overwhelming inquiries into the 2013 MAC Fashion House Youth Expose’ and the future of the Kaleidoscope work-training catalog; Unified Outreach is expanding the training in 2014 and reaching out to the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture to once again partner with Unified Outreach in order to provide an even larger program this year. Stay tuned for more information!

2 Big Events for August/September 2013! Talent Show and Cartooning Camps!

2 Big Events for August/September 2013! Talent Show and Cartooning Camps!

Two big things going on in August & September at the Unified Outreach Arts Program in West Seattle.

EVENT #1

2013 YOUTH TALENT SHOW

Music & Dance ~ Solo and Group Categories

Auditions August 17th @ 3pm

Talent Show September 7th @ 7pm

FREE TO ENTER ~ AGES 9 – 15

Over $1000 in Prizes

Please visit http://www.UnifiedOutreach.com or call 206-371-1139 or 206-333-8118 for more information on our Charity.

EVENT #2

2013 Cartoon Animation Day Camp

August 19th – 23rd and/or August 26th – 30th

(Individual stand-alone weeks)

*Open Daily 8:30am – 5:30pm

(Parents Drop Off/Pick Up children at their convenience)

Unified Outreach@Ginomai Art Center provides a unique Summer Day-Camp option for Parents who are interested in seeing their child attain a stronger grasp of Arts & Technology in a fun and exciting environment.

An average afternoon of Summer Day-Camp will include educational exercises embedded in fun games designed to encourage personal growth, positive self-esteem and team building skills. The day will also include physical activities and outdoor time (as weather allows) including lunch in the park. But the highlight of each day will be working on the creation of a personal cartoon-animation using the kids ideas, stories, drawings and voices; of which they will have their very own DVD to show to friends and family.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Our students are coached by knowledgeable, skilled instructors who will work with the kids each step of the way; from story development, to character design, digital imaging, cartoon animation, and voice-overs using industry-level production software including Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Soundbooth, and more.

Doors open at 8:30am and close at 5:30pm – Parents may drop off their child at any time during operational hours. $200 per student/week.

Unified Outreach is a 501C3 Youth Arts Charity which has been Active in Seattle for over 10 years.

Please visit http://www.UnifiedOutreach.com or call 206-371-1139 or 206-333-8118 for more information on our Charity

Skies Over West Seattle

Even with our cloudy skies and immense light pollution, there is hope for skygazing in West Seattle. As with everything, what you need is to be ready to take advantage of opportunities when they arise. I’m here to offer some suggestions for what to do with those opportunities.

The easy part is to not forget to look up. It is easy for us to bend our heads towards the ground all the time: reading our phones, the news, and watching to make sure we don’t step in puddles. When you get out of the car or off the bus, take a second to turn your face up to the sky. Just before you go to bed, as you’re locking up, glance out the window, or step out for a moment, and see what’s up there.

Beyond that, the winter skies can be truly beautiful. There are many extremely bright stars, and recognizable constellations like Orion are high in the sky and up most of the night. The cold air of winter is also more still than the warm, roiling air of summer. This makes the stars appear more crisp. In astronomical parlance this is called “good seeing.” When it is clear out these situations together make the night sky breathtaking, even from the city.Image

Winter Break Cartooning Day Camp Hours Announced!

This year Unified Outreach launched its first summer day camp series with a focus on Animating Cartoons using the Adobe Flash animation program.  During the Seattle Public Schools 2012 Winter Break, Unified Outreach will again offer week-long day camp hours for parents who are interested in seeing their child attain a stronger grasp of todays Cartoon Animation technology.

An average afternoon of Winter Break Day-Camp will again include educational exercises embedded in fun games designed to encourage personal growth, positive self esteem and team building skills. Each day also includes physical activities and outdoor lunch time (as weather allows).  But the highlight of each day will be working on the creation of a personal cartoon-animation using the kids ideas, stories, drawings and voices.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Most students come in with no previous traditional or contemporary cartooning experience.  Each student is coached by multiple instructors who work with the kids each step of the way; from story development, to character design, digital imaging, cartoon animation, and voice-overs using industry-level production software including Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Soundbooth, and other software programs that were donated by Adobe Systems, Inc and King County 4Culture.

Doors open each day at 8:30am and close at 5:30pm – Parents have the flexability of dropping off and picking up their child at anytime during operational hours.  Class will also be offered on both Christmas Day and on New Years Day.

Each week is a stand-alone unit.  Students attending 2 weeks will have the opportunity to build on the skills they learned during the first week of class.

Unified Outreach is a 501C3 Youth Arts Charity which has been Active in Seattle for over 10 years.  Visit www.UnifiedOutreach.com for more details.

Animating Cartoons Summer Day-Camp Is A Success!

(By A. Thompson)

This year Unified Outreach launched its first summer day camp series with a focus on Animating Cartoons using the Adobe Flash animation program.

After over 10 years of offering a variety of free after-school Arts programs in the Seattle area – Unified Outreach@Ginomai Art Center in West Seattle launched a unique Summer Day-Camp option for parents who were interested in seeing their child attain a stronger grasp of Arts & Technology in a fun and exciting environment.

An average afternoon of Summer Day-Camp included educational exercises embedded in fun games designed to encourage personal growth, positive self esteem and team building skills. Each day also included physical activities and outdoor time (as weather allowed) including lunch in the park. But the highlight of each day will be working on the creation of a personal cartoon-animation using the kids ideas, stories, drawings and voices; of which they were able to share with friends and family via a internet cartoon and DVD.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Most students came in with no previous traditional or contemporary cartooning experience.  Each student was coached by multiple instructors who worked with the kids each step of the way; from story development, to character design, digital imaging, cartoon animation, and voice-overs using industry-level production software including Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Soundbooth, and other software programs that were donated by Adobe Systems, Inc and King County 4Culture.

Doors opened at 8:30am and closed at 5:30pm – Parents had the flexability to drop off and pick up their child at anytime during operational hours.

The 2012 camp operated a total of 3 weeks; with each week being a stand-alone unit.  In 2013 the camp plans to increase the number of weeks which it will operate.

Unified Outreach is a 501C3 Youth Arts Charity which has been Active in Seattle for over 10 years.  Visit www.UnifiedOutreach.com for more details.

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