Act III Acting & Performing Arts Studio offers acting and performance camps throughout the summer.
ACT III ACTING & PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO held at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 407-877-4736, www.gardentheatre.org, offers ACT-tion Station and Improv Mania with Joe Fatone Sr. from June 11-15 and Pirates-Potter & Princesses and ABC’s of Acting camps from June 18-22. Back by popular demand is the full-day Broadway musicals camp from June 25-29. In addition, the studio presents a three-week Summer Stock production July 2-20, with the camp-ending production of Oliver taking place July 21-22.
Campers learn self-esteem while experiencing modeling and more at The Maile Image, Modeling & Acting School.
ACTING, MODELING, IMAGE & CONFIDENCE DEVELOPMENT CAMPS at The Maile Image, Modeling & Acting School, 999 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-628-5989, www.lisamaile.com. Summer camp classes include Image & Confidence Development, Makeup, Public Speaking, Etiquette, Self-Esteem & Communication Skills, Teen Modeling, Runway, Head Shots & Auditioning Techniques, On-Camera TV, Commercials, Cold Reads, Auditioning & Film Acting, and Advanced Acting Monologue & Scene Study. Also offered are special modeling and acting camps with a back-to-school fashion show at The Mall at Millenia, as well as a unique acting camp with WKMG Local 6, during which all students take a VIP tour and perform onset.
Camps from In the Limelight are offered for children and teens in grades one-12.
ACTING, MUSICAL THEATER & PRODUCTION CAMPS presented by In the Limelight at its new performing arts studio and theater, 5555 S. Kirkman Road, Suites 104 & 105, Orlando, 407-340-0920, www.inthelimelightorlando.com. Summer camps are offered for children and teens in grades one-12. Aspiring stars learn production, acting, art and musical theater skills from June 11-Aug. 17. Production camps include Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Kids, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods and Fame. Auditions are April 14. Other offerings include pop sensations musical theater, as well as themed acting camps, including Pixie Hollow, Harry Potter and more. Extended care is offered. Costs range from $175-$425.
Orlando Repertory Theatre Youth Academy camps foster self-confidence, creative thinking, problem solving and more.
ACTING & PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS offered by Orlando Repertory Theatre Youth Academy, 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando, 407-896-7365, ext. 219, www.orlandorep.com. The Rep Youth Academy’s theater camps and productions are designed to foster self-confidence, creative thinking, problem-solving skills, collaboration, trust and discipline through the medium of performing arts. For more than 40 years, The Rep has provided thousands of children professional and stimulating arts experiences. All camps conclude with a showcase, when friends and family are invited. Summer camps run continuously from June 11-Aug. 17.
Big Fish Swim School helps children and adults learn stroke skills in a variety of private and group settings.
AQUATIC EDUCATION from Big Fish Swim School, 407-251-9869, www.bigfishswimschool.com, offers aquatic adventure for children and adults throughout Southwest Orlando. Whether in the privacy of one’s own pool or a group setting, Big Fish has a stroke program that is fun, innovative and focused, while still accomplishing results at an accelerated pace. Big Fish offers group and private stroke lessons.
Students at Southwest Aquatics learn essential swimming skills.
AQUATIC EDUCATION at Southwest Aquatics, 205 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, 407-905-0999, www.southwestaquatics.com. The state-of-the-art facility offers year-round swim programs for all ages, and staff members are devoted to enriching their students’ lives by instilling independence and self-confidence through swimming. Basic training teaches children as young as 6 months the essential skills of swimming. The SouthWest Stars swim team offers a variety of swim programs to accommodate age, skill level and commitment.
Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts offers age-appropriate activities in a variety of disciplines, including movement, theater, creative writing and more.
DANCE CAMPS at the Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts, 301 S. Tubb St., Oakland, 407-877-3388, include age-appropriate activities to encourage ongoing summer learning while having fun. Camps are designed for children age 5-older. Day camps run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 25-Aug. 10. Daily instruction includes movement classes, arts and crafts, music, theater games, story time and creative writing. The cost is $150 per week, with $15 off each additional camp. The full summer is $795 per child, with no other discounts. Evening classes are also offered.
Just Dance Studios offers six camp sessions that feature different content.
DANCE CAMPS at Just Dance Studios, 5911 Turkey Lake Road, Suite 103, Orlando, 407-730-9845, www.justdancestudios.info, are a great opportunity for dancers to learn basic techniques in a fun and creative setting. Just Dance Studios offers six different camp sessions that feature different content and choreography. Beginning June 18, all sessions are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-noon, including a light snack and all materials. Camps are available for ages 3-12, and the cost per week is $150. Just Dance Studios also offers its normal variety of dance classes.
Cranium Clubhouse boasts a 13,000-square-foot play facility.
EDUCATIONAL CAMPS at Cranium Clubhouse, 4068 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Winter Garden, 407-294-6950, www.craniumclubhouse.com, offer unique, multisensory learning and play for children ages 3-9, with full-, extended- and half-day options. Summer camp programs run every week, and themes include “Space Station,” “Kids Cafe,” “Dinosaur Dig,” “Young Picassos,” “Back Pack Around the World,” “Mad Scientists,” “Jr. Park Rangers,” “All About the Olympic Games,” “Animal Kingdom” and “Young Astronomers.” Regular-hour camps cost $140-$190 per week. Extended-day camps cost $190-$230 per week. All campers are pretested for reading and math skills to allow for individualized learning curriculum.
Huntington Learning Center offers personalized academic programs.
EDUCATIONAL CAMPS at Huntington Learning Center, 5060 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando, 407-522-4477, www.huntingtonlearning.com. All summer long, Huntington Learning Center offers personalized programs in reading comprehension, math, writing, spelling, phonics and SAT/ACT preparation. Open from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Friday; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays, campers pick the days and times they want to attend. Participants who call early save $100 on a skills assessment and consultation.
Camps at Jewel Court Stables offer equestrian lessons, trail rides, equine games and horsemanship classes.
EQUESTRIAN CAMPS at Jewel Court Stables, 17825 Terra Vista Court, Winter Garden, 407-654-8718, www.jewelcourt.com, are offered for boys and girls age 5-older, regardless of riding ability or experience. Children receive a one-hour group lesson, horsemanship classes, grooming, trail riding, swimming (no prior lessons required), arts and crafts, and lots of fun. Camp sessions are offered Monday-Friday, June-August from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and the cost is $199 per child, per session. Extreme Camp, which includes outings and transportation, also is offered.
The Academy of Etiquette & Protocol uses interactive, role-playing activities to teach campers social, business and dining etiquette.
ETIQUETTE CAMPS, presented by the Academy of Etiquette & Protocol, 407-884-4130, www.academyofetiquette.com, meet at The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Blvd., Orlando. Social, business and dining etiquette skills are taught to campers ages 5-17 with interactive, role-playing activities. Topics include the 65 table manners and more. Teens are taught job interview etiquette, dressing for success, and formal American and continental dining. The camp includes daily snacks, a midweek tutorial lunch to prepare for the formal graduation luncheon, and an award of completion. Half- and full-day sessions are offered June 11-15 and June 18-22.
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