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

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

Click here for a printable summer 2020 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer main page.

Click here for a PRINTABLE updated *summer camp* schedule including virtual options.

NEW!  Aftercare will be offered for full-day camp weeks in the studios, Mon-Thurs 4pm-5pm!

  • Updates for COVID recovery / studio closures and reopening plans:
    –MBT’s studios in Gaithersburg and Clarksburg will begin to reopen in a limited capacity according to state/county guidance. We will manage this transition in a slow, careful manner, prioritizing the safety of our families and staff. Several new health and safety protocols will be in place including smaller class sizes to meet physical distancing guidelines. Limited camps will start to return to the studio on June 22, and most camps will follow by July 6. Evening/Saturday classes will return to the studio starting July 6, and will be offered virtually until then.
    –The DREAMS online camps, as well as several evening/Saturday classes, will be offered all summer, via Zoom, regardless of when the studio reopens.
    –If you are currently registered into a camp/intensive/class, and would like to switch from an In-Studio to a Virtual option or a Virtual option to an In-Studio option, please call the studio.
    –MBT’s website (www.mbtdance.org) has been updated with all virtual options.

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DREAMS online camp: age 5-7

Offered virtually each week June 22 through July 27

MBT’s DREAMS online camp makes fun summer memories possible from the convenience of home. DREAMS will incorporate Dance classes, Recreation with fun and games, Education through age-appropriate reading, writing, and math games, fun Art projects, Movement exercises to get our campers active in a fun way, and Social time for the campers to become friends through conversation and laughter! Join us from home! 

Dance classes will include ballet, jazz, modern, and hip hop!
MBT will use the Zoom platform for virtual programming. Links and passwords will be issued one week in advance with instructions.

DREAMS online camp, age 5-7: M-F, 10:00-12:00 daily, $99/wk

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DREAMS online camp: age 8-11

Offered virtually each week June 22 through July 27

MBT’s DREAMS online camp makes fun summer memories possible from the convenience of home. DREAMS will incorporate Dance classes, Recreation with fun and games, Education through age-appropriate reading, writing, and math games, fun Art projects, Movement exercises to get our campers active in a fun way, and Social time for the campers to become friends through conversation and laughter! Join us from home! 

Dance classes will include ballet, jazz, modern, and hip hop!
MBT will use the Zoom platform for virtual programming. Links and passwords will be issued one week in advance with instructions.

DREAMS online camp, age 8-11: M-F, 10:00-12:30 daily, $125/wk

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Fairytale Ballet Performance Camp: age 6-9

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: July 27
Offered at MBT-Clarksburg weeks of: June 29, July 20, Aug 24

An exciting week of dance that concludes with a performance based on the classic fairytale ballets such as Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White and more! Designed to explore ballet technique, build strength, poise and confidence with opportunities to explore a variety of movement styles including jazz, modern and hip hop. Each day includes fun games and crafts based around the fairytale ballet theme! Students will learn choreography from classic fairytale ballets to perform in a culminating performance at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome. Wardrobe requirements: leotard and tights for girls, white shirt and black shorts for boys, ballet shoes, ballet bun preferred for long hair. Please let the office know if you need to borrow any of these items. After care: available from 4:00-5:00 M-Th for $40. Please reserve in advance.

Fairytale Ballet Performance Camp, age 6-9: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $350/wk

 

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Hip Hop Dance Expression: age 7-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: July 27, Aug 24

Offered at MBT-Clarksburg week of: July 6, Aug 17

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 short demonstration at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome. Wardrobe requirements: comfortable clothing such as leggings or athletic shorts, socks, clean sneakers, long hair pulled back. After care: available from 4:00-5:00 M-Th for $40. Please reserve in advance.

Hip Hop Dance Expression, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $350/wk

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Dance, Art and Crafts Camp: age 7-11 

Offered at MBT-Clarksburg weeks of: June 22, July 13, Aug 10   
Now Offered Virtually week of June 22. See below for information.

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 includes an art project and other crafts that encourages each student to be creative and expressive. Students will also have fun playing different games that explore dance and art forms such as acting and singing too. Students will learn combinations to perform in a culminating dance demonstration for the parents at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome. Enjoy multiple weeks – each week is different! Wardrobe requirements: comfortable clothing such as leggings or athletic shorts, socks, clean sneakers, long hair pulled back. After care: available from 4:00-5:00 M-Th for $40. Please reserve in advance.

Dance, Art and Crafts Camp, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $350/wk
VIRTUAL: Dance Performance, Arts and Crafts Camp, age 7-11, 10:00-2:00 daily, $199/wk

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Dance Performance Camp: age 7-11 

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 22, Aug 3
Now Offered Virtually week of June 22. See below for information.

Perfect for the young performer 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 will include fun activities, games, and art projects. Students will learn original choreography in different styles of dance to perform in a culminating dance performance in MBT’s Black Box Studio Theater for the parents at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome. Wardrobe requirements: leotard and tights/leggings for girls, t-shirt and fitted shorts or athletic pants for boys, jazz or ballet shoes, long hair pulled back. After care: available from 4:00-5:00 M-Th for $40. Please reserve in advance.

Dance Performance Camp, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $350/wk
VIRTUAL: Dance Performance, Arts and Crafts Camp, age 7-11, 10:00-2:00 daily, $199/wk

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Broadway Jazz Dance Performance Camp: age 7-11

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: July 20, Aug 24

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, explore acting and drama exercises, and learn dance choreography and songs from famous Broadway musicals to perform in MBT’s Black Box Studio Theater at the end of the week. All experience levels welcome. Wardrobe requirements: leotard and tights/leggings for girls, t-shirt and fitted shorts or athletic pants for boys, jazz or ballet shoes, long hair pulled back. After care: available from 4:00-5:00 M-Th for $40. Please reserve in advance.

Broadway Jazz Dance Performance Camp, age 7-11: M-F, 9:00-4:00 daily, $350/wk

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

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: June 29 (age 7-9), Aug 3 (age 8-11)

Now offered VIRTUALLY for ages 8-11 the week of June 29, and as a ZOOM follow-along the week of August 3

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 and art projects. Students will also learn choreography for a culminating performance in MBT’s Black Box Studio Theater. Wardrobe requirements: leotard and tights for girls, white shirt and black shorts for boys, ballet shoes, ballet bun for long hair. Costumes will be provided by MBT. Please let the office know if you need to borrow any of these items. 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, 9:00-4:00 daily, $395/wk; VIRTUAL option, age 8-11: M-F, 10:00-2:00 daily, $199/wk

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Summer Ballet Intensive: age 10+ 

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg weeks of: July 6 and July 13 (first session), Aug 10 and Aug 17 (second session)

Offered as a ZOOM follow-along each of the four weeks.

Register for 1, 2, 3, or 4 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 placed in their appropriate class level based on technical ability and experience. Included are technique classes in ballet, pointe (as appropriate for students already dancing en pointe), modern, jazz and more! 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 drama. Students participating in the full two weeks of programming will learn original choreography (between 4:00-5:00pm) for a culminating performance in MBT’s Black Box Studio Theater at the end of the second week. Costumes will be provided by MBT.

Adult ballet dancers with required experience and approval welcome. 

(Drop-in Intensive classes available for advanced dancers, please call for details.)

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

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

Summer Ballet Intensive, age 10+: M-F, 9:00-5:00 $425/wk

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Ballet Boot Camp: age 11+, placement required

Offered at MBT-Gaithersburg week of: Aug 24 

Get back into ballet shape before the Fall Semester starts. This week-long intensive includes ballet classes, pointe classes (for approved students), 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+ placement required: 4:00-8:00pm M-F, daily, $250/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 2020 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer programs page.