Summer Camps

June 12-16 Ballet StoriesDance & Art • COMBINED: Ballet Stories AND Dance & Art DanceCamp2-8164        

June 19-23 Dance & Art • Ballet StoriesCOMBINED: Dance & Art AND Ballet Stories

June 26-30 Art In MotionHip Hop • COMBINED: Art In Motion AND Hip Hop

July 24-28 Dance & Yoga

August 7-11 Dance Empowerment Hip Hop • COMBINED: Dance Empowerment AND Hip Hop 

August 14-18 Global DanceArt In MotionCOMBINED: Global Dance AND Art In Motion

August 21-25 Musical Theatre

Summer Classes 

Ballet Stories Camp Ages 4-6

Have fun exploring, dancing, and learning about story ballets such as Cinderella, The Firebird, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, Swan Lake, and The Nutcracker. Ballet Stories Camp will include an age-appropriate, dance-concept based ballet class each day and many fun activities! We will read stories, watch performance videos, and create props and crafts to accompany our dances. Daily snack is to be provided by parents. The dancers will share excerpts of their work in an informal showing for family and friends on the last day of class.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.DanceCamp1-8146

  • Mon-Fri, June 12-16, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Ballet Stories Camp Schedule

June 12-16 Ages 4-6 Mon-Fri 10:00-12:30 Ines Andrade Register

Dance & Art Camp Ages 4-6

Dance & Art Camp invites children to explore engaging concepts through visual arts, music, stories, and dance. This fun-filled camp includes hands-on art activities which directly connect to the dance concept explored during a creative dance class, story time, and parent-provided snack. Dancers and artists will share their creativity with family and friends in an informal presentation on the last day of camp.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, June 12-16, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Dance & Art Camp Schedule

June 12-16 Ages 4-6  Mon-Fri 1:00-3:30 Ines Andrade Register

Register for both Ballet Stories AND Dance & Art camps and SAVE $45 – pay $305 for both camps! Bring a sack lunch!

COMBINED Ballet Stories AND Dance & Art Camp Ages 4-6

  • Mon-Fri, June 12-16, 2017
  • Cost: $305
June 12-16 Ages 4-6  Mon-Fri 10:00-3:30 Ines Andrade Register

 

Dance & Art Camp Ages 4-6

Dance & Art Camp invites children to explore engaging concepts through visual arts, music, stories, and dance. This fun-filled camp includes hands-on art activities which directly connect to the dance concept explored during a creative dance class, story time, and parent-provided snack. Dancers and artists will share their creativity with family and friends in an informal presentation on the last day of camp.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, June 19-23, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Dance & Art Camp Schedule

June 19-23    Ages 4-6 Mon-Fri 10:00-12:30 Ines Andrade Register

Ballet Stories Camp Ages 4-6

Have fun exploring, dancing, and learning about story ballets such as Cinderella, The Firebird, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, Swan Lake, and The Nutcracker. Ballet Stories Camp will include an age-appropriate, dance-concept based ballet class each day and many fun activities! We will read stories, watch performance videos, and create props and crafts to accompany our dances. Daily snack is to be provided by parents. The dancers will share excerpts of their work in an informal showing for family and friends on the last day of class.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, June 19-23, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Ballet Stories Camp Schedule

Jun 19-23 Ages 4-6 Mon-Fri 1:00-3:30 Kechelle Jackson Register

Register for both Dance & Art AND Ballet Stories camps and SAVE $45 – pay $305 for both camps! Bring a sack lunch!

COMBINED Dance & Art AND Ballet Stories Camp Ages 4-6

  • Mon-Fri, June 19-23, 2017
  • Cost: $305
June 19-23 Ages 4-6  Mon-Fri 10:00-3:30 Ines & Kechelle Register

 

Art in Motion Camp Ages 4-6

In the words of Picasso, "Every child is an artist." Art in Motion explores dance and art through the works of creative artists. Each day a new artist/style will be discovered. Students experience powerful connections between visual art and dance concepts. Work by artists including Piet Mondrian (Art Cards/Direction), Jackson Pollock (Paintings/Focus), Andy Warhol (Hand Prints/Shapes), and Motoi Yamamoto (Sand Art/Pathways) will inspire our creations! Paint shirts are provided, but come prepared to work with paint and other messy art! Class includes a parent-provided snack and concludes with an informal yet inspiring art walk and movement presentation for family and friends.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.DanceCamp13-8265
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, June 26-30, 2017
  • Cost: $190

Art in Motion Camp Schedule

Jun 26-30 Ages 4-6 Mon-Fri 10:00-12:30 Kechelle Jackson Register

Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-9

Discover this exciting and fun dance style that moves and grooves to dynamic tempos and rhythms! Hip Hop dance camp will explore various street dance styles that developed from the vibrant culture of Hip Hop, through the lens of the concepts of dance. Dancers will learn movement vocabulary from breaking, locking, and popping, as well as commercial/new style, and House dance. Have fun discovering the way smooth and sharp, strong and light, high and low feel as you move in this dance style. Dancers have the opportunity to develop their own voice through learning to free-style and will learn about the history of Hip Hop dance and culture!

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, sneakers, or dance sneakers.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, sneakers, or dance sneakers.

  • Mon-Fri, June 26-30, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Hip Hop Camp Schedule

Jun 26-30 Ages 6-9 Mon-Fri 1:00-3:30 Kechelle Jackson Register

Register for both Art In Motion AND Hip Hop camps and SAVE $45 – pay $320 for both camps! Bring a sack lunch!

COMBINED Art in Motion AND Hip Hop Ages 6

  • Mon-Fri, June 26-30, 2017
  • Cost: $320
Jun 26-30 Ages 6 Mon-Fri 10:00-3:30  Kechelle Jackson Register

 

Dance & Yoga Camp Ages 5-8

Discover the dynamic relationship of yoga and creative dance. We will practice yoga to calm or energize the mind and body and dance joyfully with this grounded awareness as we explore a new dance concept each day. Yoga offers students a way to increase flexibility, strength, and endurance while focusing on breath. Yoga poses and relaxation games support emotional growth and settle bodies and minds. Yoga and creative dance together offer a balanced, fun class full of learning.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, July 24-28, 2017
  • Cost: $140

Dance & Yoga Camp Schedule

Jul 24-28 Ages 5-8 Mon-Fri 1:00-3:00 Hayley Shannon Register

 

Dance Empowerment Camp Ages 9-13

The body and imagination are wonderful tools to express ourselves and connect to others. Combine dance concepts and skills with activities that explore mindfulness, communication, and reflection to help reinforce confidence from the inside-out! Activities include positive affirmation chains, gratitude wall, confidence capes, and more. We will practice appreciating art work that is different from ours while honoring our own unique gifts. This will be a special week for tweens and new teens!

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, August 7-11, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Dance Empowerment Camp Schedule

Aug 7-11 Ages 9-13 Mon-Fri 10:00-12:30 Hayley Shannon Register

Hip Hop Camp Ages 9-13

Discover this exciting and fun dance style that moves and grooves to dynamic tempos and rhythms! Hip Hop dance camp will explore various street dance styles that developed from the vibrant culture of Hip Hop, through the lens of the concepts of dance. Dancers will learn movement vocabulary from breaking, locking, and popping, as well as commercial/new style, and House dance. Have fun discovering the way smooth and sharp, strong and light, high and low feel as you move in this dance style. Dancers have the opportunity to develop their own voice through learning to free-style and will learn about the history of Hip Hop dance and culture!

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, sneakers, or dance sneakers.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, sneakers, or dance sneakers.

  • Mon-Fri, August 7-11, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Hip Hop Camp Schedule

Aug 7-11 Ages 9-13 Mon-Fri 1:00-3:30 Kechelle Jackson Register

Register for both Dance Empowerment AND Hip Hop camps and SAVE $45 – pay $305 for both camps! Bring a sack lunch!

COMBINED Dance Empowerment AND Hip Hop Camp Ages 9-13

  • Mon-Fri, August 7-11, 2017
  • Cost: $305

COMBINED Dance Empowerment AND Hip Hop Camp Schedule

Aug 7-11 Ages 9-13 Mon-Fri 10:00-3:30 Hayley & Kechelle Register

 

Global Dance Camp Ages 6-10

Every dance has a story. When we learn about how a dance came to be, we discover wonderful things about culture and life! Discover dances from around the globe such as Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian fight dance, Irish step-dance, and the Hawaiian hula. We will explore the dance concepts emphasized in each dance and learn creative tools to make our own dance stories.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, August 14-18, 2017
  • Cost: $175

Global Dance Camp Schedule

Aug 14-18 Ages 6-10 Mon-Fri 10:00-12:30 Hayley Shannon Register

Art In Motion Camp Ages 6-10

DanceCamp11-8317In the words of Picasso, "Every child is an artist." Art in Motion explores dance and art through the works of creative artists. Each day a new artist/style will be discovered. Students experience powerful connections between visual art and dance concepts. Work by artists including Alexander Calder (Mobiles/Balance), Ansel Adams (Tree Drawings/Level), Vincent Van Gogh (Starry Night/Energy), and Henri Matisse (Cut-out Collages/Shapes) will inspire our creations! Paint shirts are provided, but come prepared to work with paint and other messy art! Class includes a parent-provided snack and concludes with an informal yet inspiring art walk and movement presentation for family and friends. Daily snack is to be provided by parents.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, August 14-18, 2017
  • Cost: $190

Art In Motion Camp Schedule

Aug 14-18 Ages 6-10 Mon-Fri 1:00-3:30 Kechelle Jackson

Register

Register for both Global Dance AND Art In Motion camps and SAVE $45 – pay $320 for both camps! Bring a sack lunch!

COMBINED Global Dance Camp AND Art In Motion Camp Ages 6-10

  • Mon-Fri, Aug 14-18, 2017
  • Cost: $320
Aug 14-18 Ages 6-10 Mon-Fri 10:00-3:30 Hayley & Kechelle Register

 

Musical Theatre Camp Ages 6-10

Come have a splash Under the Sea as we dive into Disney's The Little Mermaid! Look for this camp to include songs such as Part of Your World, Under the Sea, Poor Unfortunate Souls, and She's in Love. Explore the world of musical theatre and discover singing, dancing, acting, theatre games, set and costume design, and creating original scenes as an ensemble. Discover the joy, energy, laughter, and skills the magic of theatre brings!

 

We are excited to welcome teacher Carly Hutchison to CDC this summer! A musical theatre performer herself, Carly is a passionate teaching artist, choreographer, and director. She has taught dance and musical theatre with Village Theatre, Foundry10, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Backstage Dance Studio, Spectrum Dance Theatre, and Central Washington University (CWU) and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre and Minor in Dance Performance from CWU. Learn more about Carly!

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • Mon-Fri, Aug 21-25, 2017
  • Cost: $225

Musical Theatre Camp Schedule

Aug 21-25 Ages 6-10 Mon-Fri 9:30-12:30 Carly Squires Hutchison Register