Summer Camp 2019: Ages 9 – 13

June – July – August

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Interested in applying for a scholarship? Applications for Summer Camp are due April 30, 2019.
Learn more about our Scholarship Fund here. 

Overview

Overview

Advanced Camp: Seussical the Musical is also available for ages 7 – 13, and Advanced Camp: Best of Broadway and Advanced Camp: Hamilton are available for ages 9 – 13. More information and the application for admission can be found here

Duration:

Camps for ages 9 – 13 are 2 weeks long per session.
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
(No camp Thursday, July 4th)

Cost:

Summer Camp sessions for ages 9 – 13 are $775 per session ($700 for camps during the July 4th week).

Locations

Lakeview
Athenaeum Campus

Lincoln Park
Royal George Theatre
Newberry Elementary 

Stay tuned for additional neighborhoods!

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 utilize 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, rhythm, and music

Final Presentation

  • 45 -60-minute final performance for family and friends
  • Campers have individual roles, memorize lines, and perform musical numbers with choreography

Camp Listings


June 10-June 21

Grease


Camp Description:

Get ready to hop in Greased Lightnin’ and ride back in time to Rydell High’s class of 1959! Campers will sing and dance to some classic songs from this rock ‘n’ roll musical. Join the T-Birds and Pink Ladies as they learn about the importance of friendship in a final show that will have everyone jumping and jiving!

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus | Cost: $775
  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Royal George Theatre | Cost: $775

June 24-July 5

ADVANCED CAMP: Best of Broadway


Camp Description:

Combining some of Broadway’s biggest hits from classics like NewsiesInto the Woods, and The Sound of Music to contemporary smash hits like HamiltonWicked, and Dear Evan Hansen and more! Campers will focus on the finer details of performing musical theater with an emphasis on dancing and vocal technique, to hone their skills and challenge them as performers. The final showcase will feature a number of Broadway hits, connected by characters created by the campers. This class is for the Broadway expert who’s looking to see their name in lights! Admission to this camp is by application only. 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Menomonee Club | Cost: $810

Mamma Mia!


Camp Description:

Join the fun of exploring hit ABBA songs from the Broadway musical Mamma Mia! Campers will create their own unique character and stories based on songs such as “Dancing Queen,” “Money, Money, Money,” “Super Trouper,” and more. Campers present their far out final show on the final day of camp. 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus | Cost: $700
  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary | Cost: $700

July 8-July 19

Wicked


Camp Description:

Take a trip to the Emerald City with Elphaba, Glinda, and Fiyero. A smash-hit musical prequel to The Wizard of OzWicked will take campers to the next level in their performance skills with fantastic music, dance, and a story of being true to yourself. Learn what makes the Wicked Witch wicked, and the Good Witch good. Campers are sure to defy gravity during this spellbinding final show. 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus | Cost: $775
  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary | Cost: $775

July 22-August 2

ADVANCED CAMP: 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 campers’ rhythm and storytelling skills while teaching about the founding of the country through contemporary rap, hip-hop, R&B, and pop music. This camp is for the student that is ready to take on a challenge! The final show for family friends on the last day of camp is not to be missed! Admission to this camp is by application only. 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Menomonee Club | Cost: $900

Matilda


Camp Description:

Go on a magical journey led by Matilda, the smartest and most clever girl in school! Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel, this is an extraordinary tale of underdogs who win big. Armed with sharp minds and vivid imaginations, campers will work their magic to defeat the Trunchbull and learn songs from the Tony Award-winning musical. On the final day of camp, students will perform in a plucky, heartwarming show for family and friends. 

Session(s):

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary | Cost: $775
  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Athenaeum Campus | Cost: $775

August 5-August 16

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 | Cost: $775
  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at Newberry Elementary | Cost: $775

 

Policies

Cancelation 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 canceled.  

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

Emerald City Theatre has the right to determine minimum enrollment. A refund will not be given if purchaser believes the enrollment is low. 

Switching of days/titles of a camp will incur a $25 administrative fee. 

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. This includes, but is not limited to, peanuts and tree nuts, including almonds and cashews. 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 or class. An ID MUST BE PRESENTED at pick-up in order to sign out a child. 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.

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