African Music and Dance Camp
Immerse yourself in marimba, drumming and dance! Our music is active, energetic, percussive and joyful. Learn from Zimbabwean guest artists, professional musicians and an outstanding group of teen performers to create an end-of-session performance.
The Art Underground
The Art Underground offers a variety of art, film, dance and theater camps throughout June, July and August. We have camps for children 2 ½ to 18 years old.
Arvada Center Summer Arts Camps
Arvada Center summer camps offer fun and creative experiences in theater, visual arts, dance, ceramics, music, creative writing. storytelling and photography for kids ages 5-18 and ArtStart camps for ages 1 ½-4. All sessions are taught by highly trained, knowledgeable teachers in a safe and fun environment.
Ballet Nouveau Colorado’s Summer Programs
The School of BNC offers summer programs for dancers of all ages, abilities and aspirations. The School of BNC has wonderful programs introducing our youngest dancers into the world of dance — including our ever-popular Fairytale Ballet Camp. The School of BNC also offers unique programs for intermediate and advanced dancers to help them hone their skills and rise to their highest artistic ability. The School of BNC has a summer dance program for your child!
Boulder Ballet Summer Program
Study ballet in an atmosphere of playful professionalism! Classes for all ages & experience, June 3 – Aug. 10. Summer Intensive for experienced dancers, July 8-27. Master workshop, Aug. 12-17.
Boulder Dinner Theatre Academy
Drama Camp — Students entering grades six through 12 are invited to participate in an intensive training in the dramatic arts, with an emphasis on singing, dancing and acting. Academy students will learn the basics of producing their performance from beginning to end, including lighting, sound, set design and stage management. BDT Academy’s Summer Drama Camp sessions are held twice each summer for three weeks. City Drama Camps — BDT Academy also has summer drama camps for children ages 5-12 in cooperation with the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department. We offer nine week-long drama camps from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. The camps are held at Salberg Park at the corner of 19th Street and Elder Avenue. Each week is different and uses the technique of “playmaking,” which lets the children use their imagination to adapt a familiar story or write their own script! Each day consists of script writing or review, drama instruction, set and costume making, rehearsal and outdoor playtime. There is a lovely playground/park at the drama camp site that we use for lunch and for breaks.
Boulder Performing Arts
Join us for fun ages 5-12. Musical theater camp. We sing, dance, act and make our sets and script. Choose the part you want. Show themes include Alice in Wonderland, Jungle Book, Grease, Peter Pan and more.
Boulder School of Rock Performance Camp
Participants will co-write an original song, learn two to three cover tunes, and rehearse, record and perform all songs. Participants also create a band logo, CD and t-shirt.
Boulder Stars Show Choir
Join the Boulder Stars Show Choir 2013 Summer Camp (ages 8-14) for a joyful adventure in singing, dancing and performing Broadway, pop and more! Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a Friday performance at 5 p.m.
Broomfield School of Rock Performance Camp
Participants will co-write an original song, learn 2-3 cover tunes, and rehearse, record and perform all songs. Participants also create a band logo, CD and T-shirt.
From July 22 to Aug. 9, kids ages 10-18 study Shakespeare with CSF professionals. These students learn about Shakespeare by rehearsing, staging and performing a shortened play.
Centerstage Theater Company
Boulder County 303-673-0744
CenterStage Theatre Company is dedicated to extending quality theatre to the Colorado community, especially in Boulder County. CenterStage provides a rich atmosphere that leads young people into excellence in the vast world of theatre arts, thus building confidence, self-esteem, community awareness and friendships that last a lifetime. This year’s summer showcase includes production of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr. Final performances take place at the Dairy Center for the Arts. Auditions will be held in May for ages 13-21. These twoweek, full-day camps are for kids entering fourth to ninth grade in the fall and will end with a complete musical production. The first one, co-sponsored by The Art Underground, will be June 17-28, with the second in Boulder from July 8-19. Please visit www. centerstagetheatercompany.org for details.
Colorado Music Festival & Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts
Music camps, classes and workshops for all ages and abilities during our eight-week summer term include Music Together, for kids up to 5; Jump Start to Middle School Band; C’s Jazz; Suzuki Guitar Camp; String Camps; Meet the Instruments; Broadway Kids; and more. We also offer individual and small group lessons for all ages, all instruments and voice.
Curious New Voices Summer Playwriting Intensive: Building the Next Generation of Great American Playwrights
Young playwrights ages 15-21 work alongside nationally recognized playwrights, actors and directors to create short plays, culminating in a three-day festival of readings performed by acclaimed actors on the Curious stage.
Denver Center Theater Academy
Co-ed, daytime drama programs. Grades Pre-K-12. Acting, singing, dancing and design at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 10 – Aug. 2. $225 weekly. Scholarships available.
Boulder Parks & Recreation – Dancing Days
Sample a variety of techniques including ballet, jazz, tap and creative movement. Campers will create crafts to explore and investigate dance concepts.
Dog House Music Rock & Roll Camp
Colorado’s first and most preferred rock ´n´ roll camp. Our 10-week-long programs teach students how to write three to four original songs as a band in our 22 fully equipped studios, and perform at a local venue. Teens full day, junior rockers half day.
Flying High & Acting Up! Kids Summer Aerial Camp
Has your child ever dreamed of flying — the amazing freedom, the weightlessness, the excitement? Join professional teachers of aerials arts, dance and physical theater for an exciting camp! Students ages 8-16 are invited to Frequent Flyers’ Aerial Dance Studio to have fun learning skills on trapeze, aerial fabric, hoop, juggling, acrobatics and so much more. Students will work to combine dance, theater and improvisation to cultivate the skills necessary to become a performing artist. We will adapt a myth or legend into a script that will become the basis of the culminating performance. Help us transform the equipment into a magical world of flying bodies and soaring spirits! Students will divide into groups based on age and ability. Six weeks to choose from!
Guitars Etc. “Rock” Camp
Guitar Hero ... in real life! Have fun learning songs and performing them as a band and be coached by professional musicians. Time: 9:30-11 a.m. For ages 9-17.
Imagination Circus Arts
All skill levels get their feet off the ground learning circus and theatre. Fabric, web, swings, Chinese pole, teeterboard, circus bike and more! The week finishes with a show on the last day for an audience of family and friends. Sessions: July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2.
MACC’s Wolf Theatre Academy
Students work with theatrical professionals who are experienced in the art of theatre education. Ageappropriate programming allows younger children to focus on fun, creation and fantasy, while older students learn the skills that will enable them to approach both classical and contemporary material with ease. One- and three-week workshops include technical apprenticeships, audition techniques and full-day production and dramatics performance workshops. Raise the curtain on another summer of theatrical magic at the Wolf Theatre Academy beginning May 31.
Mizel Museum’s Creative Journeys
Creative Journeys amps at the Boulder JCC are oneweek sessions for children in preschool through fifth grade. Kids take a unique journey with a renowned teaching artist focusing on literature and visual arts. Download our camp brochure at www.mizelmuseum. org/brochure.
Mojo’s Music Rock n’ Roll camp
Summer campers will learn the history of rock ´n’ roll through performance. Every day we will focus on a different decade of music. A Rock of Ages Theme.
Parlando School for the Arts
Parlando School for the Arts offers summer camps and programs for all instruments, ages and abilities, including Summer Music Safari (for young children), Kids-n-Keys, Intro Classes for most instruments, Musical Theater and more.
Peanut Butter Players
One-week workshops in which students will study a modern American musical, learn songs and dances and scenes, and perform them for parents on the last day. Ages 7-18. June 3-7 Grease; June 10-14 Cinderella; July 29 – Aug. 2 The Sound of Music.
Be the hero of a mythic quest! Since 1995 Renaissance Adventures has led active outdoor Renaissance-themed questing games. Solve mysteries and riddles, brainstorm creative solutions to puzzling dilemmas, swashbuckle with foam swords, meet interesting characters and negotiate peace treaties. Birthday parties available as well. For ages 6-16. Dragon Quests (Full-Day Programs). Dragon Quests are Adventure Quest programs that last a full day – either from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. These programs are open to kids age 8-16, and have more riddles, more dueling, more intrigue, and often times, more customization. In Dragon groups, the Quest Leader gets a chance to connect with the children in ways that the half-day Griffon Quest Leaders cannot because of time constraints. Often during the heat of the afternoon, Dragon groups take a break from questing to play more relaxing games or to dip their feet in the creek. On Fridays, after the Risen Lands Bazaar, Dragon groups have the option to play the muchanticipated Ambush Games, which is a capture-theflag kind of game over the scope of the entire park.
Griffon Quests (Half-Day Programs). These half-day Adventure Quest programs last either from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., depending upon the site. These quests are open to kids ages 6-16, and are focused almost exclusively on Adventure Quest. Because there isn’t enough time in the afternoon to do much questing, the kids really want to make the most of their mornings, and the Quest Leaders know to pack in a lot of adventure!
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids
As the Best in Youth Theatre, we offer quality performances and daily classes in dance, voice, acting, makeup and more! The Hobbit, Footloose Sound of Music and more. Ages 5-17.
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Teens
We offer quality performances and daily classes in dance, voice, acting, makeup and more! We do full-length shows (no JR versions)! Footloose, Musical Theatre Bootcamp and more! Ages 11-17.
Rocky Ridge Music Center
A variety of camp sessions for musicians young and old on all orchestral instruments, piano, voice and composition in the inspirational setting at the foot of Longs Peak.
Shakespeare’s Sprites is a playful introduction to the Bard for ages 6-9. Three weeks are available (July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2, and Aug. 5-9).
Summer Stage 2013 at the Off Broadway School of Fine Arts
Join us in downtown Boulder for two uniquely high energy music theater camps for kids ages 8-18. Camps run Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. -4 p.m. with options for pre- and after-care. Rose Red (June 3-30) is a new musical by local composers and GleekFest! (July 8-21) is a musical based on the hit TV show! Students will work with professional choreographers, directors, and voice coaches as they sing and dance their way through the summer.