KICKS Academy of Dance, located in Glen Mills, offers a number of summer dance camp programs for kids.
Fairytale Dance Camp: This camp is for ages 3.5-7. Choose from 3 different weeks, all of which go from 9 am to noon. Options are 6/25-6/29, 7/9-7/13, and 8/6-8/10.
Description: You are joyfully invited on an enchanted journey. Everyday we’ll enter the world of a different fairytale with dance, music, story, games and crafts. Engaging teachers will captivate your child’s imagination and ignite their love of dance. This week’s adventure will finish with a fun “show-n-tell” on Friday.
Superhero Hip Hop Camp: For ages 6-9. Goes from 9 am - noon from 8/6-8/10.
Description: Tap into your Superhero powers during this ultra fun camp for boys & girls. Explore the coolest moves of Hip Hop dance and enjoy Superhero style crafts. This camp will conclude with a short exhibition for family at the end of the week.
Ballet & Broadway Camp: For ages 6-9. Goes from 9 am - noon from 6/25-6/29.
Description: The best of both worlds - Classical & Jazz! Begin with a morning warm-up and Ballet technique, then explore Music Theater Jazz with moves from a different Broadway Show each day. Participants will also enjoy a daily craft related to the different Musicals. Participants will finish this camp week with a short “show-n-tell” for parents.
Around the World Camp: For ages 7-10. Goes from 9 am - noon from 7/16-7/20.
Description: Come take a tour around the world with us! Dance and learn the customs of each exciting region - a different one every day. Throughout the week campers will enjoy moving in the styles of African dance, Irish Step and Bollywood, to name a few. Participants will create crafts and widen their musical tastes. At the end of the week parents will enjoy the tour through a short “show-n-tell” presentation. Come expand your horizons in this fun global camp!
A Week of the Arts: For ages 7-12. Goes from 9 am - 4 pm from 7/9 - 7/13.
Description: Find a new passion during this week’s journey through the arts. Campers will begin each morning with a yoga warm-up and fun team-building games to get them energized. Music skills will be gained through participation in a bucket band. A section of each day will be dedicated to explore a different dance style (Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet/Lyrical, Tap/Rhythm, Musical Theater). Drama & improv activities will help participants tap into their inner actors; and each day a new artist will be introduced and their style brought to life through an art project. This stimulating camp week will finish with a presentation to highlight all they’ve accomplished.
Variety Show Camp: For ages 7-12. Goes from 9 am - 4 pm from 7/23 - 7/27.
Description: KICKS’ week-long Variety Show Camp is a wonderful way to explore the exciting world of Musical Theater. Participants will enjoy dancing, singing and acting. Students will create their own costume pieces & props to compliment an original show performed at the end of the week.
Choreography & Costumes Camp: For ages 11-14. Goes from 9 am - noon from 7/16 - 7/20.
Description: Imagine the pride and accomplishment that comes from being the creator of your own dance performance! In this week-long camp, participants will learn about the many elements of the choreography process (including space, time, energy, dynamics); they will learn how to chart music and put steps together to create their own original routines. In addition, this week will be jammed packed with costume crafting, team-building games and improv activities. All this work & fun will culminate into an end-of-week presentation.
Theme Park Performance Intensive: For ages 7-15. Goes from 9 am - 4 pm from 7/30 - 8/3.
Description: This exciting week is a perfect option for students interested in a more intensive dance experience! Participants will spend Monday through Thursday learning choreography and preparing for a Friday performance at Hersheypark!! Dancers will be divided into different groups (based on age/experience). Each group will be taught separate Jazz routines, as well as a production routine merging them together. Friday’s park excursion (details at bottom of flyer) will include a midday stage performance, followed by a catered luncheon to celebrate together. Afterward, enjoy the rest of day on your own at the park. Don’t miss out on this Sweet Dance Camp!!