Penn Summer Camps for Children:
To help parents plan ahead, here are camps and programs available this summer for children who enjoy sports or performing arts.
Sports and Theatre
Performing Arts Camps
June 23-August 15; Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center; Full Day Tuition (morning and afternoon sessions): $170/week, $870/6 weeks, $1,150/8 weeks (single session tuition also available); tuition must be paid in full by May 23; free day care for campers between 8:30 & 9 a.m. and 4:30 & 5 p.m.; parents must provide a brown bag lunch, drink
machines are available; "Big" camp performance August 1, campers must be registered between July 21 and August 1 to participate; "Mini" camp performance August 15 for campers who are registered for the last two weeks of camp; info: 898-2881.
- Morning Sessions: 9 a.m.-noon
- -- Dance I, ages 7-12; This program is designed for students with no prior training. Classes include classical ballet, modern dance and jazz.
- -- Dance II/A, ages 10-12; This more intensive program is for students who have prior training. Daily classes in classical ballet, pointe (or pre-pointe), modern dance and jazz further develop their technique.
- -- Theater Arts, ages 7-12; Students participating in this program will study all aspects of movement theater which include mime, movement for actors, improvisation, set design, comedy, mask making and storytelling.
- Afternoon Sessions: 1-4:30 p.m.
- -- Creative & Performing Arts I, ages 7-9; Campers will work on an original musical production which will be presented in the camp performances. This program blends acting, singing, tap and stage dancing. Campers will also have classes in arts and crafts, games and outdoor recreation.
- -- Creative and Performing Arts II, ages 10-12; Campers will work on an original musical production which will be presented in the camp performances. This program blends acting, singing, tap and stage dancing. Campers will also have classes in arts and crafts, games and outdoor recreation.
- 2-Week Intensive Dance Program:
- -- August 4-15 (full day); ages 12-18; This intensive extension program is for students with extensive dance training. Dancers are required to take daily classes in classical ballet, pointe, modern dance, jazz and special guest teacher workshops.
- -- Quaker Camp: June 23-28; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; The Palestra; campers ages 7 & older; University rate: $135; includes shirt and basketball; info: Steve Donahue, 898-6142.
- Red & Blue Camp: Father-Son Weekend; 9 a.m.June 15, 1 p.m.; A special camp where basketball instructions are available for both the father and son; June 14, $75/person, includes camp shirt, meals and prizes; Overnight Program; July 27, 4 p.m.August 1, 11:30 a.m.; Featuring NBA players: Matt Maloney, Jerome Allen and Tim Legler; each day includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, basketball fundamental sessions, swimming, horseback riding, cross training, water sports; $375/person (family and team rates available), includes camp shirt, basketball, meals and prizes; info Steve Donahue, 898-6142. At the Sandy Hill Camp, located near North East, Maryland, on the Elk River at the head waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
- Summer Gymnastics Camp: Session dates: June 9-13, June 16-20, June 23-27 and July 7-11; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; activities include: gymnastic instruction on Oylmpic apparatus, swimming, activities at Franklin Field, arts and crafts, children's movies, a visit to the University Museum and more; Hutchinson Gym; $190/session; info: Tom Kovic, 898-5316.
- Junior Tennis Camp:10 one-week sessions run from June 9 to August 15; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; a United States Tennis Association certificate will be awarded to every camper upon completion of each session; swim periods are offered daily; cafeteria-styled lunches are provided daily; Levy Indoor Tennis Pavilion; kids ages 6-16; $210/per one-week session; extended hours fee (after 3:30 p.m.) is $5/day; info: Hal Mackin, 898-4741.
Volume 43 Number 28
April 1, 1997
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