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Mary Ellen Hill ~ Storyteller & Teacher

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Logo created by Paloma Mood, FAD PAD Student, age 10.


Listen to Logan Vincent, a talented Laney college student
whom Mary Ellen has known since his pre-school days, interview Headmistress ME about her Stariwtz class.


new icon Adoptees Connecting Club (ACC)
5 Saturdays
January 22, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 21, 2022
1:00am - 5:00pm

Fee: $500
This session is for adopted children who want to share and explore their adoption in a supportive and playful way with other adoptees.
All campers will have many opportunities to celebrate their particular life journey as an adopted person.

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Winter /Spring 2022
January 10 - May 13, 2022
All classes are for K through six grade.

Monday Drama Day - Storytelling, theatre games, puppets, singing and more!
Monday classes are from 3:00/15-6:00 for 15 weeks and the fee is $900 + $20= $920.

Tuesday BOT BOT Day - Hand sewing, gardening, crafts, games.
Tuesday classes are from 3:00/15-6:00 for 17 weeks and the fee is $1020 + $20= $1040.

Wednesday Starwitz - Delving into the magical world of Harry Potter, Book 2.
Wednesday classes are from 2:30-5:30 for 17 weeks and the fee is $1020 + $20= $1040.

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new icon Winter and Spring Fad Pad 2022 Camps
All camps are from 9:30 to 3:30 for K through six grades, $100 per day.

Harry Potter Winter Fun: December 27, M; 28, T; 29, W
Transfiguration class, make chocolate Frogs and cards, visit the Magical Menagerie and play Harry Potter games.

Animal Friend Days: January 14, Friday and January 17, Monday
Make a clay/puppet/mask animal ally and create a ceremony for your beloved pet or an extinct animal.

Stitch-N-Time Day: February 21, Monday
Come and learn or brush up on your hand stitching talents.
Bring some things that need mending and any clothes you want to sew on a button/ribbon/do-dad on or decorate with fabric markers.

Harry Potter Day: April 1, Friday
Divination class, make chocolate Frogs and cards, visit the Magical Menagerie and play Harry Potter games.

Spring Fun Days:Spring Fun Days: April 4-8, Monday-Friday
Celebrate Spring at the FAD PAD! Plant seeds, harvest peas and carrots, flower tasting, egg art, and act out Spring stories.

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new icon Mary Ellen's FAD PAD SUMMER CAMPS 2022
OUR 12th FAD PAD Season of Summer Fun!


M - F, 9:30a-3:30p
$500
Ages 6-12
Eight children max, 4 min

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR ONE STARWITZ AND ONE FAIRY CAMP
YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR MULTIPLE BOTBOT CAMPS


Session 1: May 30-June 3+ Starwitz : Harry Potter Camp

Session 2: June 6-10+ Starwitz : Harry Potter Camp

Session 3: June 13-17, + Starwitz : Harry Potter Camp

This summer we will cover Book 2 :"Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets".


Session 4: June 20-24 +BOTBOT Camp (a bit of this and a bit of that)

Session 5: June 27-July 1 +BOTBOT Camp (a bit of this and a bit of that)

Come and enjoy some FAD PAD favorites:


Session 6: July 11-15: + Fairy Camp

Session 7: July 18-22: + Fairy Camp

Calling all fairy fans! Flower and tree fairies await your arrival!


Session 8: 25-29 + BOTBOT Camp (a bit of this and a bit of that) see above for details

Session 9: August 1-5 + Gardening and Cooking Camp *organic and vegetarian*

Come explore Mary Ellen's big, beautiful, magical backyard!


Session 10: August 8-12 + BOTBOT Camp (a bit of this and a bit of that) see above for details
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Click on the pictures to go the photo album. Please vist the Photos Page.

Mary Ellen Hill Summer 2021 Favorite Pics
FAD PAD 2021 Favorites
Mary Ellen Hill Fairy Camp 2021
Fairy Camp 2021
Mary Ellen Hill Cooking n Gardening 2021
Cooking n Gardening 2021
Mary Ellen Hill Bot BOT 1 Camp
BOT BOT 1 Camp 2021
Mary Ellen Hill Bot Bot 2 Camp
BOT BOT 2 Camp 2021
Mary Ellen Hill Bot BOT 7 Camp
BOT BOT 7 Camp 2021
Mary Ellen Hill Bot Bot 8 Camp
BOT BOT 8 Camp 2021
Mary Ellen Hill STARWITZ 1 Camp 2021
STARWITZ 1 Camp 202
Mary Ellen Hill Mary Ellen Hill STARWITZ 2 Camp 2021
STARWITZ 2 Camp 2021
Mary Ellen Hill Mary Ellen Hill STARWITZ 3 Camp 2021
STARWITZ 3 Camp 2021


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NEW OFFERING
I would be delighted to offer storytelling to enhance your next Zoom meeting, party, celebration, and/or family gathering!
Please contact me to help you create a tailor made performance specific to your needs.




Earth Day Virtual Celebration
Featuring Mary Ellen Hill,
Led by Pastor Laurie Manning
April 22, 2020
Skyline Community Church of Oakland, CA.






Great Books About Our Precious, Unique & Beautiful Home, Earth!
Mary Ellen's Suggested Bibliography


Mary Ellen is happily accepting donations in support of her work as a Storyteller for 30 years!

*There are 4 ways to make a donation*

1. Make a check out to and mail it to: Mary Ellen Hill, 7548 Circle Hill Drive, Oakland, CA 94605.
2. Use your own Pay Pal account and pay under the family and friends button to mehstories@netzero.com.
3. Use VENMO on your phone. I am listed as Mary Ellen Hill @ MaryEllen-Hill-4.
    There is also a photo of me that is the same photo that is on the homepage of my website, 510-219-3474.
4. PayPal




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Storytelling
For all ages and occasions.
Multicultural folktales, creation myths, and fairy tales.
My speciality is:
We Are the Stars That Sing: The Story of The Universe
A magical weaving of science and myth.


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FAD PAD
For ages 5 to 12.
Grades K- 6th grade
Innovative and exciting classes and camps
in a homey setting.
School holidays and summer schedule.


FAD PAD
Homeschool Classes
For ages 5 to 12.
Grades K- 6th grade
Specifically designed for homeschool students.
Hands on learning in a small group setting.
Weekday classes.


Homeschool



Adoptees Connecting ACC
For ages 6 to 14.
Clubs and camps for adopted children
who want to share being an adoptee
in a safe, supportive and playful setting.
Saturdays once a month and a summer camp.


Adoptees Connecting



After-school Enrichment Classes
For ages 5 to 12.
Grades K- 6th grade
Drama, Starwitz, Cooking,
Gardening, Art and Sewing after-school
classes at the FAD PAD and at local schools.


After School



Classes and Retreats for Adults
Adults of all ages.
Tailored designed to meet
your personal, school or business interest.
Weekdays and weekends.



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Oakland, California, USA, North American Continent, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy, Universe
Mary Ellen Hill ~ Storyteller & Teacher

Telephone 510-219-3474
Email mehstories@netzero.com

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