Cost

The cost is $65 per session and includes all supplies and snacks

Registration

Registration fees do not apply for summer camps.

The Jellybeans and the Big Dance (ages 3 - 6) 4:00-6:00pm July 13th-16th, 2020

Educational We will be reading the book The Jellybeans and the Big Dance by Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans. Students will have fun counting, graphing, patterning, and adding and subtracting with jellybeans!

Dance This class will explore the basics of ballet, jazz, and creative movement. Emphasis is placed on both fine and gross motor skills development, coordination, and balance in a safe nurturing environment.

Giraffes Can’t Dance (Ages 7 - 9) 6:30-8:30pm July 13th-16th, 2020

Educational We will be reading the book Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees. We will be exploring what it means to have a growth mindset and what makes us unique individuals. This class will be learning about story elements, sequencing, and rhyming words.

Dance This class will focus on basic ballet terminology while giving them the opportunity to grow as movers and choreographers.

The Giving Tree (ages 10 - 12) 4:00-6:00pm July 20th-23rd, 2020

Educational We will be reading the book The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. We will be exploring different themes throughout the book by journaling and discussing as a group. We will analyze story elements and define symbolism and personification by using movement to deepen our understanding. A common theme in this story is kindness and endless generosity. As a class we will create a kindness project and carry it out throughout the week.

Dance This class will focus on basic ballet and jazz terminology while giving them the opportunity to grow as performers and choreographers.

Learning Dance Through Art (ages 13+) 6:30-8:30pm July 20th-23rd, 2020

Educational The Impressionists were a group of Paris-based painters who became prominent during the 1870’s and 1880's. Students in this class will study famous artworks from the impressionism, their techniques, and styles of the artworks. We will create a piece of artwork to demonstrate knowledge of the Impressionist style. The most important question we will discuss is what art can tell us about ourselves? No dance or painting experience needed.

Dance We will explore a basic choreographic process through analyzing famous pieces of artwork. Students will learn through improvisation and class discussions while giving them the opportunity to grow as performers and choreographers. Students will focus on ballet and jazz technique and develop athleticism, alignment, and performance qualities. Students will be introduced to the 5 elements of dance: space, body, time, energy, and relationships.

What We Do

We provide a safe, nurturing, educational environment where students will establish relationships and a love for movement and dance. Dancers will be engaged in creative movement activities, technique, dancing, choreography, games, and arts and crafts. There will be an informal presentation, 15 minutes before camp ends, on the last day of camp for each session. No prior experience necessary for any camp. Camps are open to all.

What To Wear

Dance wear is encouraged, but any comfortable clothing is appropriate. Costumes and excessive adornment is discouraged. Ballet shoes, jazz shoes, or non-slip socks are appropriate.