Summer Music & Dance Camps

A uniquely comprehensive approach to arts education: small class sizes where the focus is on the students' needs, and a beautiful setting in Homer, Alaska that is beyond compare. 

New! Knights and Nobility Camp!

​A History-making camp for ages 7 to 12. July 24 through 28, Monday through Friday, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Jump into early medieval Europe, exploring events, lifestyles. language and, of course, swordplay. Campers will be provided with all they need to create their own medieval character, complete with wardrobe and weapons. No campers will be harmed in the making of history! 

Cost is $185, including all materials.

Beginning and Early Intermediate Ballet

Beginning Ballet for ages 7 to 11 (no prior experience required):
June 12 through 22,  Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Taught by Ms. Anne Gittinger, this class introduces young students to the basics of ballet, improving fundamental skills for returning students and starting new students off with a fun daily class. Dancewear encouraged but not required. Cost is $99 for all eight classes. 

Intermediate and Advanced Ballet Classes

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet For ages 11 to17 (minimum 3 years ballet  or instructor permission): July 10 through 20 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 to 5:30 pm

Taught by Ms. Anne Gittinger, this class builds on fundamental ballet skills to improve technique and conditioning. Ideal for intermediate students looking for a challenge and for advanced students wishing to maintain their conditioning.

Appropriate dancewear is required. Pointe students should contact the office prior to enrolling. Cost is $145 for all eight classes.



 

A note about registering for camps.....

Space is limited! Register early to secure your preferred camp.  A non-refundable $50 deposit will be collected at the time of registration. The remaining tuition will be automatically collected on June 1 or July 1, based upon which camp you have selected. Any appropriate discounts will be applied to the remaining tuition. All camps include a snack, and we will do our best to accommodate specific dietary needs. Those with severe allergies must provide their own snack, however, and all students must bring a water bottle.

If you have any questions regarding camp registration, contact the office. 

Storybook Summer

For ages 3 to 5 years

You are joyfully invited on an enchanted journey!  Every day we’ll enter the world of a different storybook with dance, music, theater and art.  Create fabulous art, crowns, dress up, and dance with your favorite fairy tales!  Engaging teachers will captivate your child’s imagination and engage their love of storytelling. This popular camp fills quickly and space is limited.

Each week is a new discovery. Sign up for all six unique weeks and the last week is free!




Camps are held from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. No dancewear required.  Cost is $150/week or $750 for the entire course.

Week 1: June 5 through 9
Week 2: June 12 through 16
Week 3: June 19 through 23
Week 4: June 27 through 30
(No Camps the week of Independence Day)
Week 5: July 10 through 14
Week 6: July 17 through 21

 

Intro to Dance Styles

For ages 7 and up, no prior dance experience required: Age and level-appropriate group will be formed.

Plié, pop-and-lock, jump and jazz-hand your way through a week of dance. Beginning and intermediate dancers are invited to try a little ballet, jazz, hip hop and more during our journey through the world of dance styles.  This is the perfect opportunity to brush up basic skills and try new moves, all while learning about dance genres.

June 5 through 9 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Cost is $225 + $50 for optional dancewear package of leotard, tights, ballet shoes and tap shoes.
(must be pre-ordered at the office by May 5, 2017)

Broadway Bound

For ages 8 and up.  Age and level appropriate group will be formed. 
The best of both worlds - Singing and Dancing! Each day includes classes in vocal warm up and vocal technique using Broadway favorites, and dance technique and choreography. With extra coaching in the art of stealing the show through costume, make up and stage presence, this camp is shines the spotlight on Homer's talented young stars. Students will present a performance for friends and family at the end of the week.

​ July 17 through 21, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM  Some dancewear encouraged. Cost is $250/week. 

ComicCamp


For ages 9 and up. For beginning through advanced artists. 

An art camp that packs a punch! For doodlers, drawers, day-dreamers, adventurers, and defenders of justice, we've designed a camp just for the illustrator in your family. Campers will spend a week learning the art of writing, penciling, inking, coloring and lettering their own comic illustrations. With special classes on the elements of good storytelling and the art of animation, this camp is full of smart, creative fun.

July 24 through 28 Time TBA: Mornings.

Cost is $245/week and includes an art box and portfolio to keep.

Summer Sew Fun

For ages 10 and up. No prior experience required.

Summer is the perfect time to master a new skill and what more useful skill than being able to make and sew your own clothes or quilts? Campers will be introduced to the fundamentals of sewing with instructor Tia Pietsch. We provide all the materials--including the sewing machines!-- and all the knowledge your camper will need to complete their first sewing project.  With the option of taking home your sewing machine, we know this camp will set young learners on the path to a lifetime of sewing enjoyment.
July 24 through 28 time TBA: Afternoons.

$265 includes all materials + optional $100 to keep your sewing machine.

Hip Hop Heroes and Breakout

Hip Hop Heroes (For ages 6 to 10)  and Hip Hop Breakout (for ages 11 and up).

For young and beginning hip hoppers, a Superhero-themed hip hop camp! Kids will create their own dance costumes and show off their moves for their families at the end of this high-energy week. For older intermediate and advanced dancers, a break-dance focused dance intensive that teaches kids stylin' moves in a fun and safe environment. Our Breakout group will also give an end-of-week performance. All campers get technique and choreography classes daily.


August 2 through 5 (Wednesday through Saturday) 9:00 to 12:00 PM.
$195/week. No required dancewear, but campers should have clean, inside-only, non-marking shoes.

An American in Paris Modern Ballet

For intermediate and advanced dancers This classic tale retold will give dancers a fresh alternative to the usual summer routine. Experience Gershwin's vibrant virtuosity and the joy of story-telling through modern dance. In addition to learning original choreography set to this classic light romance, students will improve their flexibility, their musicality and expression, and their dance skills. While this intensive focuses on modern ballet technique, students with prior dance experience in other dance genres (classical ballet, jazz, lyrical, creative dance) are welcome to participate.

This intensive is held from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, August 2 through 5 (Wednesday through Saturday)  Prior dance experience required.  Cost is $275/week.