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Act One Theatre Camp

Type: Acting, After Care, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Before Care, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Design, Film, Improv, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice

Description:

Lights… Camera… Act One! Welcome to a dynamic and interactive theatre experience where campers, ages 6-15, will spend each and every day acting, singing, dancing, and more! Join us in the Theater Department of the Glendale Community College as we rock out in our unique and exciting classrooms: from the stage to the movie-making lab, the make-up chair to the dance studio, and the music hall to the improv spotlight. Campers will create and star in their own theatrical adventures, and will showcase their amazing talents for the whole family to enjoy at our free end-of-camp Big Show. From the shy wallflower to the class clown: All levels of experience welcomed! Hurry… it’s almost time for Places!

Camp Hours 9am – 2pm, Before and After Care Hours: 8am-9am and 2pm-5pm.

Connect:

Address: Glendale Community College, 1500 N Verdugo Rd., Glendale, CA 91208

Phone Number: 818-749-0103

Email: info@actonetheatrecamp.com

Website: Act One Theatre Camp

Dates: 2023 Dates: Session One: June 12 - June 30; Session Two: July 3 - July 21; Session Three: July 24 - August 11

Hours: Camp Hours 9am - 2pm, Before and After Care Hours: 8am-9am and 2pm-5pm.

Price: $750

Camp Wildfolk

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Fashion, Film, Improv, Maker, Nature, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Preschool Camp, Robotics, Science, STEAM, Teen, Theater, Tinkering

Description:

Camp Wildfolk is a child-centered day camp with two locations in Valley Village and West Hollywood. Wildfolk is project-based and truly unique- offering a balanced blend of structure and choice, with activities campers go wild for.

The spirit infused throughout camp feels “old school,” yet grounded in a mindful and intentional way of supporting and guiding children. Camp Wildfolk’s caring, silly, and wildly fun Guides are often cited as the #1 reason campers return year after year.

Programs offered for Pre-Kinder through 6th grade, as well as a Guides-in-Training (GIT) leadership program for tweens & teens. The schedule is balanced with outdoor time and classroom (with a/c)

Two Locations:
12020 Burbank Blvd. Valley Village, CA 91607 and
1265 N. Fairfax Ave. West Hollywood, CA 90046

Valley Contact: hello818@campwildfolk.com
WeHo Contact: helloweho@campwildfolk.com

Connect:

Phone Number: (818) 299-4151

Email: hello818@campwildfolk.com

Website: Camp Wildfolk

Dates: Valley: June 20, 2023- August 18, 2023 WeHo: June 20, 2023- July 28, 2023

Hours: Before Care: 8:00am- 9:00am After Care: 3:00pm- 5:30pm

Price: varies per program

Comedy Camp for Kids at The Crow

Type: Acting, Arts Education, Comedy, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Improv, Performing Arts, Stand Up and Storytelling, Theater, Visual Arts

Description:

The Crow’s COMEDY CAMP for kids brings 20+ years of comedy experience, mixed with a hefty background in running youth day camps and teaching theater in local Los Angeles schools! The Crow built a stage specifically for your young jokesters! Focusing on stand-up, improv, sketch, storytelling, joke writing, stage presence, and self-confidence, your child will have an opportunity to learn joke structure while finding their storytelling perspective and voice through exciting play and activities. Each day will be mixed with team building, performance art, outdoor play, arts and crafts, and community service culminating in a final live performance at the end of each one-week session on Friday night for family and friends at The Crow’s main stage. The Crow is LA’s newest inclusive comedy club. Comedy Camp is for ages 7 – 12 and is located in Santa Monica at Bergamot Station Arts Center. Space is limited, enroll now!

Connect:

Address: BERGAMOT STATION ARTS CENTER 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone Number: (310) 433-8092

Email: nicole@crowcomedy.com

Website: Comedy Camp for Kids at The Crow

Dates: June 13 - 17 June 20 - 24 June 27 - July 1 July 5 - 8 July 11 - 15

Price: $450/week

River Way Ranch Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Cooking, Creative, Dance, Equestrian, Film, Gymnastics, Improv, Martial Arts, Nature, Outdoors, Paint Ball, Sleep Away, Sports, Teen, Visual Arts, Water Sports

Description:

55 years of Memories and Friendships! Located in the foothills of Sequoia National Park, River Way Ranch Camp offers children, ages 7-16, a summer of friendships and memories to last a lifetime. Campers may choose from 75 activities including waterskiing, horseback riding, ropes course, mini-bikes, go-karts, waverunners, gymnastics, overnights and more. With an emphasis on the first time campers, River Way provides exciting experiences, focusing on increasing self-confidence. Campers, ages 7-9, remain with their counselors throughout the day participating in a wide variety of activities, while 10-16-year-olds are guided to customize their schedule according to their interests.

Connect:

Address: 6450 Elwood Rd., Sanger, CA 93657

Phone Number: 800.821.2801

Email: inquiry@riverwayranchcamp.com

Website: River Way Ranch Camp

Summer at The Center

Type: Academic, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Basketball, Coding, Cooking, Creative, Creative Writing, Dance, Day Camp, Improv, Maker, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Robotics, Science, Sports, STEAM, STEM, Tech, Theater, Tinkering

Description:

Rising kindergarten through 8th graders are invited to join in for Summer at The Center. Whether you want to direct a play, design a robot, learn a language, sink some hoops, brush up on math skills, or dance your heart out, you can do it all this Summer at The Center.

Summer at The Center features engaging summer class offerings, state-of-the-art classrooms, outstanding athletic facilities, nurturing staff, and expert teachers. Sign up for summer excitement and learning at CEE’s expanded campus in West Hollywood. Summer camps include Arts, Science, Inventions, Athletics, Drones, Architecture, Cooking, Minecraft, Robotics, Crafts, Language Arts, Mathemagic, Dance, Drama, and lots more.

And don’t miss Camp SHAKE athletics camps: a fun and balanced sports program that prepares athletes with the physical and mental skills for performance and competition in a safe and supportive learning environment. Basketball and Sports & Games camps are available all summer long!

Connect:

Phone Number: (323) 651-0707

Email: summer@cee-school.org

Website: Summer at The Center

Dates: June 20, 2023-August 11, 2023

Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Dance, Day Camp, Improv, Music, Nature, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Stand Up and Storytelling, Theater, Voice

Description:

*Get 10% OFF camp with the code IDES10 at checkout before 3/15. Beware the Ides of March!*

Youth Drama Camp Session 1: Workshop
Ages 8-14
10 sessions beginning June 12
Monday-Friday 9am-2pm (No class 6/19, Share on Saturday 6/24)
Tuition $975

Expert teaching artists engage youth in exploring a Shakespeare play. In this workshop session, the focus is on the process as campers work on a play and attend classes in Stage Combat, Character, Improv, Elizabethan Dance and more. The last day of camp includes a Share celebrating all they have learned!

Youth Drama Camp Session 2: Production
Ages 8-14
15 sessions beginning June 26
Monday-Friday 9am-2pm (No class 7/4, Performance on Saturday 7/15)
Tuition $1375

In this Production class, expert teaching artists and caring group leaders lead classes in Fencing, Stage Combat, Improvisation, Voice/Speech, Acting, Elizabethan Song and Dance, and more! It all leads up to a dazzling performance of a Shakespeare play. Youth collaborate, create, and build confidence in a nurturing environment.

Teen Shakespeare Intensive
Ages 14-18
12 sessions beginning July 17
Monday-Thursday 2pm-6pm (Performance on 8/3 at 4:30pm)
Tuition $1395

Teens work with professional actors and directors on classical theatre techniques in Theatricum’s renowned Teen Summer Shakespeare Intensive. Classes include Acting Shakespeare, Scansion & Rhetoric, Stage Fencing & Combat, Improv, Elizabethan Dance & Song, and more. These techniques are applied towards a university-style showcase presentation of scenes and monologues that will be shared on the final day.

Young People’s Camp
Ages 4-7
9 sessions beginning July 17
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9am-12pm (Share on 8/4)
Tuition $525

Experienced teaching artists and caring group leaders engage little ones in Shakespeare text, Theatre Games, Stage Combat, Music, Puppetry, Elizabethan Dance, and more! Children learn to play as a team while developing their individual creativity. The last day of camp includes a Share celebrating all they have learned!

Connect:

Address: 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290

Phone Number: (310) 455-2322

Email: youth@theatricum.com

Website: Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

Dates: 6/12/23 - 6/24/23; 6/26/23 - 7/15/23; 7/17/23 - 8/3/23