South Mountain YMCA

Creative Theater Camps

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Theater 1  (Entering Grade 1 - 2)
Theater 2  (Entering Grade 3 - 4)
Theater 3  (Entering Grade 5 - 9)

Welcome to Camp

Campers imaginations take the lead to captivate the stage as cast and crew. We work as a team rehearsing and preparing for fantastic productions. Singing, dancing, designing sets, props and costumes bring show nights to life!

Activities & Skills Our trained and passionate counselors assist with the entire show production from start to finish. We focus on the process, not the product all while having fun, making friends and building self esteem. Special events, swim instruction and field trips included. Singing, choreography, set, prop & costume design, puppetry, writing & more!

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Hours: TBD

Curbside revisions:
 
Our curbside drop-off schedule will be the following:
TBD - Creative Theatre 1 (entering 1st-2nd grade)
TBD - Creative Theatre 2 & 3 (entering 3rd-9th grade)

Our curbside pick-up schedule will be the following:
TBD - Creative Theatre 1 (entering 1st-2nd grade)
TBD - Creative Theatre 2 & 3 (entering 3rd-9th grade)


Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church, 111 Irvington Ave. S. Orange

Before and After Camp Care - TBD

Director: Gail Sprague, Director of Enrichment & Family Programs
Creative Theater cell (862) 438.1718 

Session 1 Dates: TBD

T1 (entering grades 1-2): TBD

T2 (entering grades 3-4): TBD

T3 (entering grades 5-9): TBD

Session 2 Dates: TBD

T1 (entering grades 1-2): TBD

T2 (entering grades 3-4): TBD.

T3 (entering grades 5-9): TBD

Session 3 Dates: TBD

T1 (entering grades 1-2): TBD

T2 (entering grades 3-4): TBD

T3 (entering grades 5-9): TBD

*All shows are pending license acquisition.

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Creative Theater is accredited by the American Camp Association.

Parent Shout-Outs:

"The directors are a major part of the magic of the program. They are incredibly talented with some serious theatre chops! Yet it’s also clear that they are there to make more than just an excellent production – it’s about engaging and loving and supporting the kids, meeting them where they are, trusting and encouraging them, and most of all caring about how they are as people, not just as performers."

"Great low-pressure opportunity to be on stage.  Kids obviously felt a sense of ownership & pride in all aspects of producing the play.  In a town with an extremely competitive performing arts population and drama camps to choose form, the Y drama camp is a great alternative because the kids clearly are empowered to take the lead in all aspects."

"The staff can be so inspiring and the camp really allows each child to be who they are."

Creative Arts Camp not only taught our daughter about musical theater, but how to work as a  team, support your fellow cast members, memorize lines and music, create a character, and  really built her self-esteem. We can't thank you enough for a wonderful summer!"

“The counselors are just fantastic, they really make the camp as special as it is.  I’m always  amazed by how much they do with the plays in such a short amount of time.” 

 

 

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