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Summer Camps 2016

Register for summer camps as soon as possible.

Important information about camps

Princess Dance Camp I & II, Tinkerbell Camp, Frozen I & II, Rock Star Jazz Camp I, II, III, Toddler Twirlz, and Lyrical/Jazz Camp are required to wear the proper attire specified below:

For girls -leotard, tights, ballet skirt(optional), and ballet shoes

For boys - shorts and t-shirt are acceptable

Toddler Toonz will be required to wear comfortable clothing. Dance shoes are not required.

Muscial Theater Camp will wear comfortable clothing, and dance shoes are requested but not required.

Hip Hop will be required to wear comforable clothing, sneakers, or jazz shoes are acceptable.

Ballet shoes are available at the Dance Center for $20.

Payment is required at the time of registration


Camps for 3 Year Olds

Toddler Toonz: If your child is 3 years old by June 1st, then come sign up for our Toddler Toonz class!

This class provides an enriching and fun musical experience through singing, dancing, and playing instruments. We provide an environment that is full of interesting tonalities and meters and utilizes repetition becuase repetition is how children learn.

Camp dates are June 27 - June 30th from 9-9:30a.m. and cost is $38.

Toddler Twirls: If your child is 3 years old by June 1st, then check out our Toddler Twirls class!

This class uses an array of artistic and imaginative ways to introduce basic fundamentals of ballet by using props, rhythm sticks, wands, and scarves to name only a few. We use a variety of music, makking sure they are enjoyable and age appropriate. Your child will be learning stretches, basic, ballet, choreography and games set to music.

Camp dates- June 26th - 29th, 9:00-9:30am $38 (Mon-Thurs). Parents will be invited in class at 9:25am on Thursday, June 29th to watch a short piece their dancer learned this week.


Princess Dance Camps

For Princesses from ages 4 - 7

Princess Dance Camp I This 4 day camp for princesses ages 4 and 5 includes a 45 minute dance class of basic ballet and jazz. This age group also gets to learn about the ballet, "Nutcracker", including basic music, nutrition and more!. After the 45 minute dance class dancers will have a snack and have the opportunity to watch excerpts of the ballet and build a keepsake folder including their dance crafts and dance camp memories.

Camp dates are June 20 - 23rd from 9-10:15a.m. and cost is $48.

Princess Dance Camp II This 4 day camp for princesses ages 6 and 7 includes a 45 minute dance class of basic ballet and jazz. This age group also gets to learn about the ballet, "Coppelia", including basic music, dance vocabulary, nutrition and more!. After the 45 minute dance class dancers will have a snack and have the opportunity to watch excerpts of the ballet and build a keepsake folder including their dance crafts and dance camp memories.

Camp dates are June 20 - 23rd from 10:30-11:45a.m. and cost is $48.

Come learn new material EACH YEAR!!!!


Tinkerbell Dance Camp

For Fairies age 4 and 5

Sprinkle magical fairy dust as you dance like Tinkerbell. Use your imagination to fly, learn other fairy dance steps, and make crafts with Tinkerbell.

Camp dates are July 18 - 21st from 10-11:00a.m. and cost is $45.


Rock Star Jazz Camps

For Rockers ages 4 - 10

If you like the music from "Shake it Up", "Austin & Allie", and artists like Big Time Rush and One Direction. Then come dance with us for a fun filled camp to upbeat, fast paced music including choreography to familiar rockin' songs!!!

Rock Star Jazz Camp I: Ages 4-5. July 5th - 8th from 9-9:45a.m. cost is $40.

Rock Star Jazz Camp II: Ages 6-7. July 5th - 8th from 10-10:45a.m. cost is $40.

New Material EACH YEAR!!!!


Frozen Dance Camp

For ages 3- 5

Join in the Frozen phenomenon at The Dance Center. Be a part of dacing to these beloved songs while learning basic dance technique and create a keepsake craft. Children have to be age 3 by June 1st.

Camp dates- July 24th- 27th (Mon-Thurs) 9:00-9:45am, $42. Parents will be invited in class at 9:40am on Thursday, July 27th to watch their dancer perform a short piece they learned that week.

 


Hip-Hop Camp

For ages 5 and up

"Do you want to get funky" Fun, funk, and high energy hip hop. Students will learn about many styles of hip hop...from crumping, to b-boy, to lyrical hip hop, and everything in between. So grab your ball caps, baggy clothes, sneakers, and gather your crew for one fun filled camp.With guest teacher, Becky Nangle from Streator, IL. Parents are invited to show up the last few minutes of each camp to view a short, funky, performance.

Ages 5 - 8

June 22nd from 1:00-1:45 p.m. Cost is $10.

July 20th (Thurs) 1:00-1:45pm, $10.

Ages 9 and up

June 22nd from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Cost is $12.

July 20th (Thurs) 2:00-3:00pm, $12.


Ballet/Pointe/Stretch Class

This weekly class, for dancers ages 11 and up, will help to maintain and acquire ballet techniques in soft ballet shoes or pointe shoes for current pointe students. We will continue with strenthening excercises and techniques to maintain and expand flexibility. This class is not limited to pointe students, as ballet students will benefit from from the strengthening and flexibility techniques as well.

Camp dates are on Tuesdays from June 21st - August 2nd from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Costs $66.

Please note there will be no class on Tuesday July 13th. On that week class will meet on Monday July 12th 5:15 - 6:15


Lyrical/Jazz Camp

This three day camp for students ages 11 and older, will introduce you to some unique movements, technique, and stretching. The guest teacher, Missy Wujek of New York City, is one of our alumni whom has trained in NYC for 15 years. We are thrilled to have her pass along some of her wisdom to our blossoming young dancers.

Lyrical/Jazz Camp I: Ages 11-13 | June 30th - July 2nd | 2:00-3:15 p.m. cost is $45.

Lyrical/Jazz Camp II: Ages 14 and up| June 30th - July 2nd | 3:30-5:00 p.m. cost is $50


Musical Theater Camp

For 3rd graders and up

If you love to dance AND sing, this camp is for you!!! During this class we will have a blast while learning basic vocal and dance techniques. You will learn to sing popular songs while performing creative, fun choreography.

Camp dates are June 27th - 30th from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Cost is $48.


Royal Enchantment Dance Camp I

Gowns, crowns, and dancing too. Dance like Belle, Rapunzel, Ariel and more! Dance to your favorite princess tunes, learn basic ballet, music, nutrition, and create some keepsake crafts.

Ages 4 and 5. June 19th – 22nd, 9:00-10:00am, $46 (Mon - Thurs). There will be a short performance on Thursday, June 22nd at 9:55am so have your dancer dress like their favorite princess.


Royal Enchantment Dance Camp II

Gowns, crowns, and dancing too. Dance like Belle, Rapunzel, Ariel and more! Dance to your favorite princess tunes, learn basic ballet, music, nutrition, and create some keepsake crafts.

Ages 6-8. June 19th – 22nd, 10:30-11:30am, $46 (Mon - Thurs). There will be a short performance on Thursday, June 22nd at 9:55am so have your dancer dress like their favorite princess.


Trolls Dance Party Camp I

Love hip, jazzy moves? This camp is for you! Learn some upbeat moves from the Trolls Movie Soundtrack and learn a fun routine to perform for your family. This camp will include basic dance fundamentals, some colorful crafts, games and TONS of fun!

Ages 4 and 5. July 17th - 20th , 9:00-10:00am. $46 (Mon – Thurs). There will be a short performance on Thursday, July 20th at 9:55am.


Trolls Dance Party Camp II

Love hip, jazzy moves? This camp is for you! Learn some upbeat moves from the Trolls Movie Soundtrack and learn a fun routine to perform for your family. This camp will include basic dance fundamentals, some colorful crafts, games and TONS of fun!

Ages 6-8. July 17th - 20th , 10:30-11:30am. $46 (Mon – Thurs). There will be a short performance on Thursday, July 20th at 11:25am.


Disney Channel Dance Jam

If you like to move and groove to the tunes from shows like Jesse, Liv & Maddie, Austin & Ally, KC Undercover, etc. this is the camp for you! You will enjoy creating fun dance routines using these TV soundtracks.

Ages 8-12. July 24th 27th , 10:15-11:15am. $46 (Mon-Thurs). Parents will be invited in class at 11:10am on Thursday, July 27th, to watch their dancer perform a short piece from the dance jam.


Turns, Leaps, & Stretch Classes

This weekly class will help maintain and acquire ballet and jazz technique. We will continue with strengthening exercises and technique to maintain and expand flexibility. We will warm up with ballet exercises and jazz exercises, practice leaps turns, and jumps. This class is beneficial to ballet/jazz students to strengthen their technique, flexibility, and stamina.

~Wear appropriate dance attire. Be prepared with ballet and jazz shoes.

Ages 11 and up. Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm June 13th – July 25th, (6 classes) $66. (NO class on Tuesday, July 4th,)


Intermediate/Advanced Tumbling Clinics

Back by popular demand, we will be offering two clinics filled with bending, flipping, conditioning, and more! All participants are required to execute front limbers and back walk overs unassisted. We will roll, bend, jump, leap, and flip, Be prepared for a good work out!

Tuesday, June 27th, 1:00-3:00pm, $22

Tuesday, July 25th, 1:00-3:00pm, $22


Private Lessons Available

Private instruction is ideal for beginning dancers that are eager to get caught up to their age level for the fall classes. Those dancers that have had ballet for several years and would like to add tap, this would be beneficial to obtain some one on one instruction to help introduce them to the tap vocabulary. Also, for the focused dancer who would like to sharpen their skills and improve throughout the summer months. Private lessons can be scheduled on Tuesday and/or Wednesday afternoons.

 


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