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2013 Summer Camps

Summer Camp calendarUse our viewable/printable PDF Summer Camp Calendar for easy planning!

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Click Here for a PDF Camp Registration form if you would like to mail us your registration information.

Meet our Teaching Artists (PDF)

Meet our Summer Camp Staff (PDF)

Summer Camp Handbook (PDF)

Summer Camp Satellite Locations

What parents have said about Summer Camps...

“… by the end of [camp], he was like a different person. He was excited and thrilled to be a part of it all. Everyone was great to work with and we cannot rave enough about his experience there.”

“[My daughter] is a very shy child with little self confidence. I was not at all sure she would enjoy this camp ... well, she loved it ... I was amazed that this little girl – who will not go to birthday parties unless she knows everyone – was so involved in this camp. A strong tribute to your staff, the organization and structure and size of the camp. It all worked for her. Thank you, thank you.”

“Camp at Children's Theatre is the best of all the camps we participate in. The professionalism of the program is truly amazing.”

"You and your staff go above and beyond any staff I’ve seen. From the effortless drive thru/pick up, hand outs, crafts/arts, reminder emails, and registration you and your camp staff are amazing. Please pass along to all…thank you! My family has been running summer camps since the 80’s and I know how much time and effort goes into creating a memorable & successful week."

2013 Camp Handbook

Camp Descriptions
Scroll over a Camp title to see a description:

Acting Intensive

Acting Studio

Behind the Scenes

Boogie in the Barnyard

Confessions of a Musical Villain

Disney's Jungle Book Kids

Disney's Little Mermaid Jr.

Dragons and Dreams

Fairytale Forest

Improv and Comedy

Musical Theatre Intensive

Pirate's Paradise

Way Out West

Wild Safari

Wonderful Wizardly World

Camp Locations

CLICK HERE for addresses and detailed maps to our camp locations.

Sharings/Showcases

Every camp experience culminates with a Sharing or Showcase on the final camp day for family and friends; please plan accordingly as you will not want to miss this exciting event!

Aftercare for K-7th Grade

Aftercare is available for full-day camps at ImaginOn providing supervised activities for students until 5:30 pm Monday-Thursday. Tuition is $75/week. Aftercare is not available at satellite locations. Supervision is not provided for students not registered for this service in advance. Aftercare can be selected at the time of registration (it will be listed as a separate item in our online store) or may be added at any time by contacting our Customer Sales and Service Center at 704-973-2838.

Scholarships

Full and partial scholarships are available to qualifying students for all camps.

Waitlists
To be waitlisted for a full camp fill out an online waitlist registration form. If a spot becomes available you receive a call from Children's Theatre. NOTE: when a camp waitlist reaches a certain number, we close waitlist registration for that camp.

Rescheduling

If families find that they need to switch their camp after registering, they may call the Customer Sales and Service Center at 704-973-2838 to request a change. Adjustments may not occur after the refund deadline. Please be aware that switching camps is contingent upon space availability.

Refunds

Our Summer Camp Refund Policy allows for gift certificate credit or a tuition refund up to two weeks prior to the camp start date. Registration and handling fees are non-refundable. No refunds, exchanges, or credits will be granted within two weeks of the camp start date.

Les Miserables school edition-Performance Experience: Gift certificate credit or a tuition refund is available prior to June 1. Registration and handling fees are non-refundable. No refunds or credits will be granted after May 31.

To request a refund, please fill out our electronic Refund Request Form

2013 Summer Camp Schedule

Summer Camp registration is now open! Click on the "Register Now" buttons to begin!

Questions about the best camp for your child?
Call our Customer Sales and Service Center at 704-973-2838 (Mon.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm).

See left column below for Camp descriptions.

Click to jump to an age group:

Early Childhood Camps Primary Camps Performance Camps Teen Camps

Early Childhood Camps - Ages 3-5

Our one-week, half-day Early Childhood camps for ages 3, 4, and 5 provide a fun and exciting experience for our youngest participants. Campers use creative dramatics to explore a new story each day while integrating drama, music, art and creative play. Classrooms will be transformed into an imaginative world for each theme with tactile, visual, and auditory sensory integration and will conclude with a share for family and friends on the last day of camp.
Tuition $125. Camps meets Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-noon.

  • Bring a snack and a drink each day
  • Parent orientation Monday 9:00 am
  • Drop off time 8:45 am, pick up time 12:00 (noon)
  • Students must be 3 by May 1, 2013 and potty trained
  • Sharing 11:30 am on Friday
Week of Camp Title Location
June 3-7 Boogie in the Barnyard ImaginOn closed
Wild Safari ImaginOn closed
June 10-14 Wild Safari ImaginOn closed
Boogie in the Barnyard Charlotte Latin closed
June 17-21 Wild Safari ImaginOn closed
Boogie in the Barnyard Charlotte Latin closed
June 24-28 Boogie in the Barnyard ImaginOn closed
Dragons and Dreams Charlotte Latin closed
July 8-12 Boogie in the Barnyard ImaginOn closed
Dragons and Dreams Charlotte Latin closed
July 15-19 Boogie in the Barnyard ImaginOn closed
Wild Safari Charlotte Latin closed
July 22-26 Dragons and Dreams ImaginOn closed
Wild Safari Charlotte Latin closed
July 29 - Aug. 2 Dragons and Dreams ImaginOn closed
August 5-9 Dragons and Dreams ImaginOn closed

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Primary Camps - Rising K - 2nd Grades

Our one-week, full-day Primary camps for rising K-2nd graders provide an imaginative outlet for this energetic young age. Students develop foundational acting skills by rehearsing a story drama with their classmates throughout the week while rotating to a drama, dance, music and art class. The week concludes with a final camp day performance for family and friends. Camps follow the same structure; each title features different scripts and songs.
Tuition $255. Camps meet Monday-Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm.

  • Bring a snack, bag lunch and drink each day
  • Students grouped by age
  • Drop off time 8:45 am, pick up time 3:00 pm
  • Aftercare available at ImaginOn
  • Showcase 2:00 pm on Friday
Week of Camp Title Location  
June 10-14 Way Out West Charlotte Latin closed
June 17-21 Fairytale Forest ImaginOn closed
Fairytale Forest UNC Charlotte closed
June 24-28 Fairytale Forest ImaginOn closed
Pirate's Paradise Charlotte Latin closed
July 8-12 Way Out West ImaginOn closed
July 15-19 Way Out West ImaginOn closed
Fairytale Forest Charlotte Latin closed
July 22-26 Way Out West ImaginOn closed
Pirate's Paradise UNC Charlotte closed
July 29 - Aug. 2 Pirate's Paradise ImaginOn Camp Full - Waitlist Closed
Fairytale Forest Charlotte Latin Camp Full - Waitlist Closed
August 5-9 Pirate's Paradise ImaginOn Camp Full - Waitlist Closed

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Performance Camps - Rising 3rd - 7th Grade

Outlined below are the three types of Performance Camps offered.

Acting Performance Camps

These one-week, full-day camps provide a fun and unique theatre experience for rising 3rd-7th grade students. Acting camps rotate through acting, movement and art activities daily. The week concludes with a final camp day performance for family and friends.
Tuition $275. Camps meet Monday-Friday 8:45 am-3:30 pm.

  • Bring a snack, bag lunch and drink each day
  • Students grouped by age
  • Drop off time 8:30 am, pick up time 3:30 pm
  • Showcase 3:00 pm on Friday
Week of Camp Title Location  
June 24-28 Acting Studio Charlotte Latin closed
July 29- Aug. 2 Acting Studio Charlotte Latin closed
Acting Studio UNC Charlotte closed

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Musical Performance Camps

These one-week, full-day camps provide a fun and unique musical theatre experience for rising 3rd-7th grade students. Musical camps rotate campers through acting, music, art and dance each day. The week concludes with a final camp day performance for family and friends.
Tuition $275. Camps meet Monday-Friday 8:45 am-3:30 pm.

  • Bring a snack, bag lunch and drink each day
  • Students grouped by age
  • Drop off time 8:30 am, pick up time 3:30 pm
  • Aftercare available at ImaginOn
  • Showcase 3:00 pm on Friday
Week of Camp Title Location  
June 10-14 Disney's Jungle Book ImaginOn closed
June 17-21 Disney's Jungle Book ImaginOn closed
June 24-28 Wonderful Wizardly World ImaginOn closed
Disney's Jungle Book UNC Charlotte closed
July 8-12 Wonderful Wizardly World ImaginOn closed
Disney's Jungle Book Charlotte Latin closed
July 15-19 Confessions of a Musical Villain ImaginOn closed
July 22-26 Confessions of a Musical Villain ImaginOn closed

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Extended Musical Performance Camps

These two-week, full-day camps provide an opportunity for students to experience the excitement of producing a show. Campers will rehearse a popular musical production over two weeks, culminating with a performance on the final camp day. A short audition on the first day places students in appropriate roles.
Tuition $545. Camps meet for two weeks, Monday-Friday, 8:45 am - 3:30 pm.

  • Bring a snack, bag lunch and drink each day
  • Students grouped by age
  • Drop off time 8:30 am, pick up time 3:30 pm
  • Aftercare available at ImaginOn
  • Showcase 3:00 pm on the last Friday
Weeks of Camp Title Location  
June 10-14 + 17-21 Disney's Little Mermaid Charlotte Latin closed
July 8-12 + 15-19 Disney's Little Mermaid UNC Charlotte closed
July 15-19 + 22-26 Disney's Little Mermaid Charlotte Latin closed
July 29-Aug. 2 + 5-9 Disney's Little Mermaid ImaginOn closed

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Teen Camps - Rising 8th - 12th Grade

Full-day, one- and two-week sessions offer exciting and challenging experience for both new and returning students in a variety of theatre concentrations. Click sessions below for detailed information.
Tuition $275 for one-week camps.
Tuition $550 for two-week Les Misérables Summer Performance Experience.

All Teen Camps are at ImaginOn.

NOTE: For details on our Les Misérables Summer Performance Experience, click the title below.

Week of Camp Title Times  

June 24-28

Behind the Scenes 8:45 am - 3:30 pm closed
Improv and Comedy 10 am - 5:30 pm closed

July 8-12

Behind the Scenes 8:45 am - 3:30 pm closed
Acting Intensive 10 am - 5:30 pm closed
July 15-19 Behind the Scenes 8:45 am - 3:30 pm closed
Musical Theatre Intensive 10 am - 5:30 pm closed
July 22-26 Behind the Scenes 8:45 am - 3:30 pm closed

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Week of Camp Title Times  
July 22-26 + July 29-Aug. 2 Les Misérables

10 am - 5:30 pm +
additional weekend time

By Placement Only
July 29 - Aug. 2 Les Misérables
Costume Design & Construction
10 am - 5:30 pm +
additional weekend time
closed
Les Misérables
Set Design & Construction
10 am - 5:30 pm +
additional weekend time
closed

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Wonderful Wizardly World
Leave the ordinary world behind to demonstrate your wizarding skills. In this magical week of wands, spells and enchantments anything can happen!
Wild Safari
Take a safari with us! Stories full of jungle animals and sounds create a thrilling week of adventure.
Way Out West
Saddle up for the adventures of the old west! Act out wild characters and sing songs around the campfire.
Pirate's Paradise
Avast, me hearties! Explore stories full of treasure and adventure in our exciting week of art, music and drama.
Musical Theatre Intensive
Take the stage while rehearsing scenes, songs, and choreography from some of Broadway’s best musicals. This week will develop and refine acting, vocal, and movement skills! *Note: The Musical Theatre camp features different scenes and songs each summer so that campers may enjoy a new musical theatre camp experience each year.
Improv and Comedy
Enjoy a laugh at one of our most popular camps. Our skilled Teaching Artists lead students through exercises and games which encourage teamwork, concentration, and the creation of characters and scenes.
Fairytale Forest
Reveal the magical tales of the forest and the lesson hidden within. Through music, art and drama campers will enjoy the excitement of bringing characters to life.
Dragons and Dreams
Embark on your quest with friendly dragons! Students explore whimsical dragon tales where dreams come true.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.
Students rehearse scenes and songs from this popular musical while rotating to music, art, dance, and drama class throughout the week.
Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids
Students rehearse scenes and songs from this popular musical while rotating to music, art, dance, and drama class throughout the week.
Confessions of a Musical Villain
Share the untold story of your favorite musical “bad guys.” After all, there are two sides to every story.
Boogie in the Barnyard
Get ready for the adventures of the barnyard. With friendly characters and exciting stories, student will love every moment down on the farm.
Behind the Scenes
Students work alongside the professional technical staff at Children’s Theatre to explore and apply basic technical theatre skills including lighting, sound, set construction and costuming. As a culminating event on Friday at 3:00 pm, students will serve as the tech crew for this week’s 3rd-7th grade Performance Camp.
Acting Studio
Learn theatre techniques to help you shine! Campers will develop acting skills by exploring blocking, projection, characters and working with a script. Join the fun of putting words into action!
Acting Intensive
This week of intensive training led by a teaching staff of professionals provides an in-depth and challenging week of character and scene work. A variety of acting methods combine with advanced material to inspire the developing actor.
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