Performing Arts Camps
2018 Summer Camps
For Kids 7 - 15. Let the Play Begin!
8451 Helgerman Ct., Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Half Day Summer Camp: Session 4
Two weeks: August 6-10 and August 13-17 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Each sessionoffers a final show for family and friends on the last Friday of camp.
Full Day Summer Camp: Session 4
Two weeks: August 6-10 and August 13-17 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Each sessionoffers a final show for family and friends on the last Friday of camp.
Half Day Summer Camp: Session 5
Two weeks: August 20-24 and August 27-31 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Each sessionoffers a final show for family and friends on the last Friday of camp.
Full Day Summer Camp: Session 5
Two weeks: August 20-24 and August 27-31 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Each sessionoffers a final show for family and friends on the last Friday of camp.
Extended hours: Morning for 2 weeks
Early drop starts at 8:15 a.m. There is no Extended Care on the last day of each camp session.
Every Camper is a star!!!
- 8:55 Doors Open
- 9:00 Announcements. Ensemble activities encouraging teamwork.
- 9:15 - 12:00 Age groups rotate through Acting, Dance and Voice classes. Technical skill is built in each area as campers create their final productions! Campers re-energize with games, surprise presentations and relax time in short breaks between classes.
- 12:00 Half-Day campers say good-bye. Full-day campers have lunch.
- With the core Triple Threat (Act, Dance, Sing) developed in the morning, the afternoon is for exploration and trying things out.
- A professional visual artist joins the team.
- More work as needed on projects developing.
- Comic improv (age dependent)
- Scene-writing and acting out
- Show and Tell (a chance to try out works in progress from the morning)
- And much, much more!!!
- 3:00 Pick up time
PAYMENT, DEPOSIT, REFUND SCHEDULE:
AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION: Either $150 deposit or the full tuition.
30 DAYS BEFORE the first day of camp through the camp ending date: Because your place was reserved, we regret we are unable to give refunds for any reason after this deadline except in instances of severe illness. In those cases, a doctor’s certificate must be submitted and we can refund or prorate only up to a maximum of 50% of your tuition.
NO REFUNDS If the camp is cancelled due to unexpected circumstances beyond our control, such as inclement weather and emergencies, the camp will not be made up. No refunds will be issued. There will be no refunds or prorating due to camper absences.
CANCELLATION If a session must be canceled due to low enrollment and no other session is workable for you, we will immediately refund all tuition and fees paid by you.
CODE OF CONDUCT The Camp reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or dismiss any camper if his or her conduct is detrimental to the well-being of the camp or of any other camper. No refunds or credits will be issued.
PROGRAM CHANGES The Academy of Fine Arts reserves the right to change faculty or programs without notification.
LATE PICK-UP Parents/guardians are assessed a $10 charge if a camper is picked up 10 minutes after the end of camp or extended P.M. care, and an additional $1 per minutes thereafter. Please be on time to pick up your child.
PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY The Camp reserves the right to photograph and record (video and audio) camp participants during camp class activities and performances for promotional purposes. By participating in the camp, you consent to the photographs and video/audio recording for these promotional purposes.
RELEASE AGREEMENT By registering, parents agree to the fullest extent to be responsible for any medical bills which may incur resulting from illness or injury during the childʼs participation at Academy of Fine Arts Performing Arts Summer Camp. It is also understood and agreed that the child is expected to carry his/her own accident and medical insurance. Parents release Academy of Fine Arts from any and all liability and/or claims or damages arising out of personal injury of any kind. If necessary, parents authorize Academy of Fine Arts to administer first aid and/or authorize medical treatment for my child. By registering, it is understood parents have read and understand the contents of this agreement and policies above, including the Refund and Cancellation policy and the Release Agreement.
“Real learning and diverse experience in a really fun environment.”
“It was my favorite camp ever! Can I do more than two weeks next year?”
“My child flourished from day one and her experience and education attained during the full day at camp not end there as as she returns home each day and heads straight to her arts studies.”
“It was awesome!”
“Thank you all so much for providing such a quality camp experience. We were very impressed with the amount of content covered in such a short time, as well as the caliber of the kids’ performances. Our daughter had a wonderful time, and asked us to enroll her again next summer. We also appreciated the warmth and dedication of the faculty and staff, who clearly cared about maximizing each child’s experience. The camp exceeded our expectations.” --
“The staff did an outstanding job in making my child feel welcomed. She enjoyed the camp so much she looked forward to each and every day.”
“I loved the variety of experiences that C-- was able to participate in at camp. This was her first opportunity for drama. The staff was excellent, kind and very engaging."
“S-- had the best time at the Academy’s Performing Arts Camp! The instruction and environment for learning and having fun were top notch! The staff was excellent! Very attentive to my daughter.”
“This camp satisfied and fulfilled my daughter’s imagination! Great program!”
“The Academy of Fine Arts provided an enriching environment for my child to grow and build confidence, and she had a blast!”
“We were both very impressed with the camp faculty/staff and the quality of the instruction.”
“My daughter loved the excitement and energy generated by staff and peers. She loved it. She has gained skills useful for the school year.”
“She said, ‘Camp is fun! I learned a lot and made friends’ and that she has the best mom for sending her here.”
“Attending the Performing Arts camp has been a real confidence booster for my daughter. They made her feel very welcome.”
You'll be amazed at what kids can do in 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 weeks of Academy Performing Arts Camps!