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2017 Water World Photos Are Up!

2017 Water World Photos Are Up!

We have posted photographer David Conklin’s photos from the 2017 Water World workshop!. Water World is a collaboration between Centrum and the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, that is filled with activities and projects that expand and enhance elementary students’ experience of the marine world through the lenses of both science and art. View all photos.

Check Out Photos from 2017 Explorations

We’ve just wrapped up an amazing week of arts immersion for students in grades 7-9 from throughout Washington state. In Explorations, students are introduced to the world of arts and ideas, creative risk-taking, and personal development. It’s a total learning environment that challenges the mind and body in equal measure. Photographer David Conklin was on

Centrum Announces High School Writers Conference

When Jane Ligon was 16, she was a serious and shy teenager living in Spokane, Washington. She liked listening to music, either rap or classic rock, and spending time with friends. But, perhaps most of all, she liked to write. That interest led her to the “teen track” at the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference at

This Giving Tuesday, Give to Youth Scholarships

Its Giving Tuesday,  a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. This Giving Tuesday, please give to youth scholarships in arts education at Centrum. Two past participants in the Centrum youth program, Water World, talk about what an artistic experience whispers to them. Centrum is a safe meeting place

Scholarship Deadlines for Youth Programs

Explorations Scholarship Deadline: January 25,2016 Notifications the week of February 1 Explorations is Centrum’s immersive, week-long program for middle schoolers.  Students are introduced to the world of arts and ideas, creative risk-taking, and personal development. It’s a total learning environment that challenges the mind and body in equal measure. Each day features four workshop sessions where

Faculty News: DANCE This

Some quick updates from our amazing dance faculty for 2015 DANCE This summer workshop for high school dancers. Ellie Sandstrom (pictured) has been steadily running the Dance Department at The Northwest School, and recently competed two new choreographic commissions. One of the commissions was for Creative Dance Center’s Kaleidoscope Dance Company for youth. The piece, set

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