Listing: dance camps

Published: Friday, March 15, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:05 p.m.

Cameron Dancenter Summer Dance Program: Dance camps give dancers the opportunity to explore different dance forms in a fun and creative atmosphere. The workshops place emphasis on teamwork and are a great place to build life-long friendships. Programs include: Pre-Dance (3 years old), Pre-Ballet (4-5 years old), Pre-Jazz (4-5 years old) and Beginning Ballet and Jazz (6-8 years old). Modern, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap and Jazz is offered for all levels. Summer Dance Camps for beginning, intermediate and advanced 5- to 16-year-olds will be offered.

Dates: Beginning in June.

Location: Cameron Dancenter and Haile Village location.

Contact: 371-0761 or 335-7785.

Joni Messler Studio of Dance Camp: The summer program consists of a one-week Dance Camp, June 17-21, and a Six-Week Summer Session, June 24-Aug. 1. Each Program includes daily dance classes, music appreciation, dance history, pantomine, nutrition, choreography, performance, dance vocabulary, dance theater and related activities and dance videos. The Six-Week Session offers Creative Movement classes for ages 2 1/2-3, pre-ballet for ages 4-5, beginning tap/jazz for ages 6-8, and advanced ballet, jazz and modern dance. A performance for family and friends is held on the last day of classes for camp and the six-week program.

Location: 1501 NW 16th Ave.

Contact: 372-9898 (Calls will be returned after 3 p.m.)

IndepenDANCE Summer Camps: Several camps are available at IndpenDANCE. Contact: 337-0017, or visit

Mini Ballerina: Learn what it feels like to be a real ballerina for a week. Learn dances, make a tutu and perform for a real audience.

Dates: June 24-28 and Aug. 5-9

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon

Ages: 3-6

Cost: $125 (if registered before May 1)

FUNdamentals of Dance Camp: A crash course of various styles of dance. In a week, students will be introduced to hip hop, ballet, jazz, tap and more. Learn what it's like to be behind-the-scenes of a dancer's world, working on stage sets, costumes and props. There will be a performance for a real audience the last day of camp.

Dates: July 8-12

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $125 (if registered by May 1)

i-Dance Competitive Team Prep Camp: This is a preparatory dance camp for future team members.

Dates: Aug. 5,7 and 9

Hours: 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m

Ages: 6-18

Cost: $125 (if registered by May 1)

i-Dance Competetive Dance Team Auditions will be at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 10 for ages 6-18 ($25 fee). i-Dance Competitive Team Choreography Camp will be Aug. 12-16 for ages 6-18. Hours and Fees TBD.

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