Summer Camp 2018: Ages 7 – 8

June – July – August

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Overview

Overview

Advanced Camp: Matilda is also available for ages 7 – 13. More information and the application for admission can be found here

Duration:

Camps for ages 7-8 are 2 weeks long per session.
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
(No camp Wednesday, July 4th)

Cost:

Summer Camp sessions for ages 7-8 are $750 per session ($675 for camps during the July 4th week).

Locations

Lakeview
Athenaeum Campus

Lincoln Park
Royal George Theatre
Newberry Elementary

Lincoln Square
Waters Elementary

Directions and Location Info

Aftercare

Emerald City Theatre offers aftercare at our Athenaeum Campus location for this age group. 

  • Aftercare hours are 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Parents may pick up their campers at any time.
  • Aftercare cost is $250 per session. No daily rate is available for aftercare.
  • Parents arriving after 6:00 PM will be charged $1 per minute per child.

What To Expect

What To Expect At Camp

Engage in a full theatrical process culminating in a final performance for family and friends. Build confidence as you work with your ensemble on all the different aspects of a production.

Daily Activities

  • Create an ensemble and utilizing the actor’s tools
  • Learn songs and choreography, practice lines and scenes, create costumes and props
  • Use formal theater skills during rehearsal process

Skills Developed

  • Theatrical skills: character development, musical performance, stage directions
  • Life skills: following directions, confidence building, teamwork, and risk taking
  • Motor skills: movement, learning rhythm, and music

Final Presentation

  • 30 – 40-minute family showcase in a theatrical space

Camp Listings

Advanced Camp: Matilda is also available for ages 7 – 13. More information and the application for admission can be found here
There will be no camp on Wednesday, July 4.


June 11-June 22

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Hamilton


Camp Description:

Join Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, and Hamilton in the revolution that made America the country it is today. Our Hamilton-inspired camp will challenge students’ rhythm and storytelling skills while teaching about the founding of the country through contemporary rap, hip-hop, r&b, and pop music. The final show for family and friends on the last day of camp is not to be missed! 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Royal George Theatre

June 25-July 6

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A Year at Hogwarts


Camp Description:

Go on an enchanted journey to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Based on the beloved Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling, students will study potions, care for fantastic creatures, and come together to create a story about young wizards experiencing their first year of school. Do you believe in magic? This final show is sure to leave audiences spellbound.

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Waters Elementary

July 9-July 20

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Mary Poppins


Camp Description:

Students in this class will explore the magical tale of a nanny who brings joy, music, and surprises into two children’s lives. Songs from the classic movie and the Broadway hit include, “A Spoon Full of Sugar,” “Let’s go Fly a Kite,” and “Chim Chim Cher-ee!” Embark on a full theatrical experience as the ensemble presents their show on the last day of class! It’s going to be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Waters Elementary
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus

July 23-August 3

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Hamilton


Camp Description:

Join Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, and Hamilton in the revolution that made America the country it is today. Our Hamilton-inspired camp will challenge students’ rhythm and storytelling skills while teaching about the founding of the country through contemporary rap, hip-hop, r&b, and pop music. The final show for family and friends on the last day of camp is not to be missed! 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Waters Elementary
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The Lion King


Camp Description:

Just can’t wait to be king? Join Simba, Nala, Timon, and Pumbaa for some good old-fashioned Hakuna Matata!  Led by their teaching artist, campers will experience the circle of life down on the savannah by exploring dynamic characters and energizing music. Campers will work together with their teaching artists to create a full theatrical experience based on the hit musical. Be prepared for a final presentation fit for a king on the last day of camp. 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus

August 6-August 17

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Moana


Camp Description:

Motunui is in trouble and Moana holds the key to the island’s rescue. With the help of demigod Maui, how far will she go to save her people? With songs by Tony Award-winning writer Lin-Manuel Miranda, take to the ocean to tell this story of bravery and self-discovery. With memorable characters and catchy tunes, students are sure to sing the songs of Moana long after the final performance.

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Waters Elementary
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus

Policies

Cancellation Policy

Emerald City Theatre has the right to cancel a camp up to one week prior to the start date. Refunds will be processed if a camp is cancelled. 

No refunds available if purchaser drops a camp unless the spot can be filled from the waiting list. If a spot can be filled, a  refund will be given after the deduction of a $25 administrative fee. 

Switching of days/titles of a camp on or after February 1, 2018 will also incur a $25 administrative fee. There will be NO FEE charged for cancellations or camp switches made prior to February 1, 2018. 

Camp enrollment is only valid toward the season enrolled and cannot be applied to a camp in a later season. 

Nut Policy

Emerald City Theatre’s classes and camps are NUT-FREE environments. There is a strict no-sharing policy at all of our campuses.

Drop-off/Pick-up Policy

Drop-off begins 15 minutes prior to the start of camp of class. Children must be picked up no later than 15 minutes after camp or class ends. After the 15-minute pickup window closes, a late fee of $1/per minute per child will be charged and due upon arrival.