Summer Dance Camps Age 3-11

Summer Dance Camps Age 3-112019-07-10T21:20:45+00:00

Register online for MBT’s summer dance camps starting January 10th!  Click here to go straight to the registration portal.

Please click here for full online registration instructions (PDF).

Click here for a printable summer 2019 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer programs page.

NEW!  After-care will be offered for select full-day camp weeks!

Please inquire at office. $100/week or $25/day. Pickup no later than 5:30pm. 

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Storybook Ballet Camp: age 3-5

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 24, July 29, Aug 12
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg weeks of:  June 17, July 8, July 22, Aug 5

Your young dancer will learn about classic ballet tales and bring characters to life through dance and music in this fairytale week! Students will meet for an exciting week of half-day sessions, where they will delight in dance classes and age-appropriate games and crafts. They will dance with fun props, wear costumes, and be engaged in many aspects of learning through the arts! Parents will enjoy a short demonstration from their Storybook Ballet dancers at the end of the week. Enjoy multiple weeks – each week is different!

Storybook Ballet campers must meet the age requirement and be able to use the restroom by themselves before their program begins.

Storybook Ballet Camp, age 3-5: M-F, 9:00-12:00 daily, $175/week


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Once Upon a Ballet: age 4-6

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 17, Aug 19
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg weeks of: June 24, July 15, Aug 12

An introduction to the magic of ballet. Young knights and princesses ages 4-6 will meet for a magical week of half-day sessions. Each day is filled with creative movement and music, classical ballet stories and fun crafts that are certain to delight your young dancer! Dancers will also enjoy exploring with fun props and costumes and prepare a short demonstration for parents at the end of the week. Enjoy multiple weeks – each week is different!

Once Upon a Ballet campers must meet the age requirement and be able to use the restroom by themselves before their program begins.

Once Upon a Ballet, age 4-6 M-F, 9:00-12:30 daily, $185/week

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Mini Hip Hop Dance Expression: age 4-6

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 5
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg weeks of: July 29, Aug 19

For the young dancer who loves to move and groove! With an introduction to hip hop technique as well as expressive art projects and games, your young dancer will have a ball in this action-packed, half-day program. Students will learn combinations to perform in a culminating performance at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome.

Mini Hip Hop campers must meet the age requirement and be able to use the restroom by themselves before their program begins.

Mini Hip Hop Dance Expression, age 4-6: M-F, 9:00 -12:30 daily, $185/wk

  

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My 1st Summer Ballet Intensive: age 6-8

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: July 29, Aug 12
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg weeks of: June 17, July 22

An exciting introduction to summer ballet study for young dancers! Designed to introduce and improve ballet technique, build strength, poise and confidence with opportunities to explore a variety of movement styles including jazz, modern and hip hop. Each day is rounded out with related topics in dance and drama, and fun games and craft activities. Students will learn combinations to perform in a culminating performance at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome.

My 1st Summer Ballet Intensive, age 6-8: M-F, 9:00-3:00 daily, $295/wk

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Hip Hop Dance Expression: age 7-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 12
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg week of: July 8

We understand that ballet is not for everybody! We do believe that dance is for every body, and hip hop is a great way to teach your body to be able to move to the music, find balance and coordination, all while having a lot of fun! This is a great camp that leaves dancers feeling accomplished that they can learn and perform hip hop and street jazz routines! Dance classes will be complemented with expressive art projects and improvisation activities, too! Students will learn combinations to perform in a culminating performance at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome.

Hip Hop Dance Expression, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-3:00 daily, $295/wk

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boys-hip-hop-pic-jan17Introduction to Dance for Boys: age 7-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 5


This camp gives boys age 7-11 the opportunity to feel strong and confident in discovering a new way to move! Students will learn from male teachers and be comfortable approaching dance knowing that it will increase their balance, strength, and coordination, which will ultimately help them with any active passion – dance, sports, or otherwise.

Introduction to Dance for Boys, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-3:00 daily, $295/week

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Dance Adventure: age 7-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 17, Aug 5
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg weeks of: June 24, July 29, Aug 19 

Perfect for the young dancer who wants to learn many styles of dance in a fun, exploratory environment, even if he or she has not taken prior dance classes. Designed to improve basic dance technique, build strength, poise and confidence with opportunities to explore numerous dance disciplines (ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, and more disciplines from all around the world!). Each day is rounded out with related topics in dance and drama, and fun-filled games and craft activities. Students will learn combinations to perform in a culminating performance at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome. Enjoy multiple weeks – each week is different!

Dance Adventure, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-3:00 daily, $295/wk

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Broadway Jazz Dance Workshop: age 7-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 19
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg week of: July 15

For the preteens who love musical theater, broadway, and ‘all that jazz’! Each day, dancers will learn about a different broadway musical, take broadway jazz dance class, and learn dance combinations to perform in an end-of-week demonstration! All experience levels welcome.

Broadway Jazz Dance Workshop, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-3:00 daily, $295/wk

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img_0772Junior Summer Ballet Intensive: age 7-9 or 8-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 24 (age 7-9), July 29 (age 8-11)
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg week of: Aug 5 (age 8-11), Aug 12 (age 8-11)

Continued training for the serious young ballet student. Designed to improve ballet technique, build strength, poise and confidence with opportunities to explore a variety of movement styles including jazz, modern and hip hop. Each day is rounded out with related topics in dance and drama, and fun activities. Students participating in the full week may stay for an extra hour each day at no charge to learn choreography for a culminating performance. Minimum 1 year previous ballet training. Requires faculty approval and placement. Please contact the office to schedule a free placement class.

Junior Summer Ballet Intensive, age 7-9 or 8-11: M-F, 9:00-3:00 or 4:00 daily, $395/wk

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Summer Ballet Intensive: age 10-18

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of:  July 8, July 15, July 22; choose 1, 2, or all 3 weeks.

The Summer Ballet Intensive program is designed to improve technique, strength and flexibility while broadening perspectives and developing personal expression through a variety of dance styles. Dancers will be divided based on technical ability and experience. Included are technique classes in ballet, pointe (as appropriate for students already dancing en pointe), modern, and jazz. Guest instructors from around the country join MBT each week. Additional classes vary and may include variations and repertoire, choreography, tone & stretch, nutrition for dancers, and the theatre arts & drama. Students participating in the full week of programming may stay for an extra hour each day at no charge to learn choreography for a culminating performance.

Adult ballet dancers with required experience and approval welcome.

Minimum 3 years prior ballet training. Faculty approval and placement required. Please call to schedule a placement class.

Summer Ballet Intensive: M-F, 9:30-4:30 or 5:30 daily, $395/wk (Drop-in Intensive classes available for advanced dancers, please call for details.)

Click to MBT’s Faculty page to see some of the Guest Faculty that will be teaching at MBT during the Summer Ballet Intensive!

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Back to Ballet: age 9-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 26

This week-long intensive includes ballet classes, barre work, extensive stretching, and an exercise portion that is sure to strengthen muscles and get your heart pumping! Requires 1 year minimum prior training, faculty approval, and placement. Please contact the office to schedule a free placement class.

Back to Ballet, ages 9-11: M-F, 9:30-2:30 daily, $275/wk

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Ballet Boot Camp: age 11+ or MBT levels 6-9 (or equivalent)

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 19 (Levels 6-9 or equivalent), Aug 26 (age 11+)

Get back into ballet shape before the Fall Semester starts. This week-long intensive includes ballet classes, barre work, extensive stretching, and an exercise portion that is sure to strengthen muscles and get your heart pumping! Requires faculty approval and placement. Please contact the office to schedule a free placement class.

Ballet Boot Camp, age 11+ or levels 6-9 (or equivalent): M-F, 9:30 – 2:30 daily, $275/wk

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Register online!  Click here to go straight to the registration portal.  Please click here for full online registration instructions (PDF).

Click here for a printable summer 2019 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer programs page.