Summer Camps

Storytellers Theatre Camp: Reclaiming Imagination

Instructor: Alisha Jean Bond
Each 2-week Session: $125 per child

June 11-15 and 18-23
9:30 AM-Noon, Ages 5-9
1- 4 PM, Ages 10-15 
Performance: June 23 at 5:30 pm

July 9-13 and 16-20
9:30 AM-Noon, Ages 5 - 9
(no afternoon in July) 
Performance July 20 at 5:30 pm

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Storytellers camp is back and welcoming new students! We will celebrate community and creativity through drama, movement, music and visual art through this year's theme: Reclaiming Imagination.

Our morning session will be devoted to our Elementary school-aged students where we will explore transform from our favorite children's books From page to stage.

Our afternoon session will offer our older and mature students with a more acting intensive camp will end with a joint family/community celebration and showcase performance on July 20th from 5:30-7:00 pm.

Monday - Friday, June 25 - June 29
Instructor Steve Roenker
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Ages 4-7           Price $130.00
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM       Ages 7-16         Price $170.00 

Final Performance Friday, June 29th, 6:30 to 8pm

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Youth circus is a magical blend of theatre, movement, physical fitness, imagination and childlike wonder. My Nose Turns Red Circus campers have an opportunity to build strong friendships as they learn some of the most entertaining tricks of the circus arts. Participants will be taught such skills as juggling, diabolo, and German Wheel, to name a few. The camp will culminate in a free public performance where students will display their newly acquired talents and abilities as friends and family watch and cheer them on.   Instructors blend the ability to play with the precision of circus arts skills to create programs where youth learn teamwork and trust in a non-competitive environment.  Through the art of the theatrical clown and the one-ring circus, My Nose Turns Red cultivates a supportive environment that inspires youth to challenge themselves, develop essential life skills and engage audiences.

My Nose Turns Red was founded in 1984 when co-founders Jean St. John and Steve Roenker began touring as theatrical clowns Juice and Shootang, bringing their art form to thousands of children through school performances, workshops, and residencies. In 1997, MNTR created a circus program designed to give youth the opportunity to experience the challenge of circus training with the joy of performing.

July 30 - August 3
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ages 6-13
Cost: $150.00

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Images of Afrika is an arts and culture summer camp focusing on Nigeria, Ghana, and Guinea. Students learn through languages, songs, art, craft, drumming and theatrical games presented by Bi-Okoto

Bi-Okoto aims to preserve, promote and share the rich cultural heritage of Africa and Africans using drums, music, dance, food, languages and other arts to help create a world where individuals, families, and communities take pride in their cultural heritage while appreciating the cultural expression of others.

Bi-Okoto has earned a reputation as one of the country's finest professional African traditional dance companies and cultural organizations. Bi-Okoto currently tours and performs in 48 states in the US. They have also toured internationally representing Nigeria in South Korea's Youth Festival, Presidential welcomes in Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, and France. They were also selected by United States Armed Forces Entertainment for five-week military tours in the United Kingdom, Norway, The Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium where seven of our artists performed for our troops on American and United Nation bases, in honor of Black History Month for each of those years.