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Guelph Dance

Summer Camp

Programs & Pricing

Summer Arts Explosion Camps will run July 4-7, July 10-14, and July 17-21, 2017.  There are a vareity of offerings for campers born between 2003-2012 (entering SK-Grade 9).

Registration is not yet open for summer camp as specific details of the summer offerings are still being finalized!

Camp Hours: 9:30-3:30
Pre-Camp Care: 8:30-9:30 am (free and optional)
Post-Camp Care: 3:30-4:30 pm (free and optional)
Additional Post-Camp Care: 4:30-5:30 pm ($20/week; Mon-Thurs only)
Friday Showing: 4:00 pm (for family and friends)

Week I: July 4-7, 2017 (4 days only)

1) ARTS EXPLOSION (Dance, Visual Art, Theatre, Singing)
: Campers born 2008-2012 (entering SK-Grade 4) (campers will be divided into groups by age)
Where: River Run Centre
Cost: $200

For: Campers born 2004-2007 (entering Grades 5-8) with at least 2 years of dance training
Where: River Run Centre
Cost: $200
Dance Focus is an intensive dance camp for those with at least two years of dance experience. Campers take dance workshops in the morning which encourage their creative breadth and skill. In the afternoon, they take workshops in other art forms.

Week II: July 10-14, 2017

1) ARTS EXPLOSION (Dance, Visual Art, Theatre, Singing)
For: Campers born 2008-2012 (entering SK-Grade 4) (campers will be divided into groups by age)
Where: River Run Centre
Cost: $250

For: Youth born 2004 (entering grade 8) who are interested in gaining leadership experience in a camp and arts environment
Where: River Run Centre
Cost: $100

Week III: July 17-21, 2017

: campers born between 2003-2008 (entering grades 4-9)
Where: Guelph Youth Dance Studios, 42 Quebec Street, Guelph
Cost: $250*
Campers should be dropped off every morning at GYD Studios and picked up there Monday-Thursday. On Friday, campers should be picked up at the River Run Centre following the 4 pm performance.

Performance Focus is a new camp for our older campers. It is a multi-arts extravaganza incorporating contemporary and jazz dance, theatre, music, song, and set design and construction. Campers will create a contemporary and socially relevant production of the classic and universal fable, The Country Mouse and the City Mouse. Campers will be grouped by age and experience to work with our teaching artists on different aspects of the production, which will be performed on the last day of camp, Friday, July 21, at 4 pm, at the River Run Centre.

A team of extraordinary professional teaching artists is facilitating Performance Focus: Shannon Kingsbury (music and song), Courtney Riddell (theatre), Kelly Steadman (dance), and Janet Morton (set design/construction).

Performance Focus is sure to be a fun adventure of creation and performance, perfect for the kid who wants to do it all

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 519-780-2220.

Subsidy applications will be accepted until May 1st for Summer Camp, after which time we will begin filling the limited number of spots we have available. (Please contact us at 519-780-2220 or [email protected] if you are unable to download this PDF).

* Sibling discount of 5%. Registration fees are eligible for a fitness tax credit.

How to Sign Up

1) Pay for Registration

Go to our Camp Registration Page to register your child/ren for camp.

2) Complete a Camper Information Form

Download and fill out the Camper Information Form (PDF) or the Camper Information Form (WORD) and bring it with you the first day of camp. Please fill out a separate form for each child attending.

3) Review General Camp Information

Visit our Camps webpage for details about pick-up and drop-off times, before and after camp care and, what to bring to camp.

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