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Summer Camps 2020

SUMMER CAMP INFO:

FULL DAY CAMPS: $230 9AM-4PM Monday-Friday
HALF DAY CAMPS: $105 
9AM-12PM Monday-Friday

Early drop off and late pickup now available
7:30AM-5:00PM  $80
(Offered with a minimum of 5 campers per week)

Camp space is limited! Register early online or by phone: 717-848-8623!

Final camp Showcases will be filmed and shared via email.

Bring your own snack and bagged lunch.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

Cancellation and Refund Policy

We offer 100% refund up until 30 days prior to camp/class start date and 50% up until 2 weeks (14 days) prior to start date. If you choose to withdraw less than 2 weeks before (including during the camp), no refund will be offered. If DreamWrights cancels a class/camp due to low enrollment, a full refund will be given.

COVID-19 Update

DreamWrights is opening Summer Camps the first full week of July. The following protocols suggested by the CDC and Gov. Tom Wolf will be put in place:

  • Door side drop-off and pickup (reducing numbers in the building).
  • Limited camp enrollment with each camp remaining in one location in the building.
  • Family members in the same camp when possible.
  • Regular handwashing during the day.
  • Staff and particiants are wearing masks when within 6 feet of one another.
  • 6-foot social distancing as much as possible.
  • Snack and lunch breaks occur separately from other camps.
  • Daily outdoor time when possible.
  • End of camp sharing will be recorded and emailed to families.

We recognize that these protocols are difficult on many levels and we are committed to providing a safe space for campers.

Summer Camp info:

Full Day Camps: $230 9:00-4:00 Monday–Friday 
Half Day Camps: $105  
9:00-12:00 Monday-Friday
DreamWrights members receive 10% off tuition!

Early drop off and late pickup available between 7:30-5:00   $80 (Does NOT include camp tuition)
(This option only offered with a minimum 5 campers per week)

Campers rotate through focused sessions with different Teaching Artists in each themed week. 
11:00 -11:45 lunch break, 2:00-2:15 snack. Bring your lunch and snack.

 

Week 1 – July 6-10: The Wonderful World of Wizardry
Grades 1-3, 4-6  (9:00-4:00)

Are you a potions master or historian of magic? Do you have a knack for working with magical creatures or sleight of hand? Explore the realms of wizardry as we turn our theatre camp into Hogwarts! Campers will work on scriptwriting, the magic of theatre crafts, improvisation and more. Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 1 – July 6-10: The Artistry of Theatre Design
Grades 5-10 (9:00-4:00)
Do you have an artistic eye and want to learn more about the theatre design process? Campers will be building the side and show backs and Trapeze set dressing for Pippi Longstocking as well as tombstones and an accounting desk A Christmas Carol. You’ll cover areas of props and sets, costumes, stage management, run crew, lights, sound, and more! You’ll also get first dibs at signing up for Run Crew of A Christmas Carol!

Week 1 – July 6-10: Little Stage Hands – Behind the Scenes
Grades 2-4 (9:00-4:00)
Discover the magic of backstage! Campers will be making paper mache balloons and squares for Pippi Longstocking, stagehand Super Hero masks and capes and props for A Christmas Carol. You’ll cover areas of props and sets, costumes, stage management, run crew, lights, sound and more! You’ll also get first dibs at signing up for Run Crew of A Christmas Carol!

Week 2 – July 13-17: We Are Monsters!
Grades K-2 (9:00-12:00)
Our youngest campers will work together to create this delightful mini-musical while experiencing hands-on theatre fun! Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 2 – July 13-17: Paint Palooza
Grades 3-6, 7-9 (9:00-4:00)
Learn the magic of paint in the world of theatre. From mask-making, to stage makeup to scene painting, students will develop their hand and artistic eye in this week of color.Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 2 – July 13-17: Dungeons and DreamWrights
Grades 5 and up (9:00-4:00)
Not all adventures must be scripted. Roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons are performances for kids who aren’t necessarily comfortable on stage. Through paper, pens, dice and some imagination, children get the chance to slay dragons, cast spells, make new friends and become the hero of their own story.
This new Role-Playing camp lets campers use their imagination to create their own adventures while learning more about the history and techniques behind the medium from seasoned instructors. Whether your child is completely new to or seasoned at role playing games, they will experience exciting possibilities that don’t involve a digital screen.
Your child is a hero. Give them the chance to prove it to themselves and watch what they choose to achieve. 
Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 3 – July 20-24: Movie Musicals
Grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9 (9:00-4:00)
Here’s a dream that you wish will come true! Take a magic carpet ride, go under the sea and climb Pride Rock as we sing, dance and act our way through musical numbers from classic movies. Campers will learn the fundamentals of singing, dancing and acting through working on movie musicals. Through discipline and artistic expression, students will strengthen and develop their performance skills in a multidisciplinary environment.Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 4 – July 27-31: Little One’s Storybook Camp
Ages 3-5 (9:00-12:00)
Our littlest campers will have a week of fun visiting and becoming characters through storybooks, nursery rhymes, crafts and movement.Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 4 – July 27-31: How Does Your Garden Groove?
Grades 1-6 (9:00-4:00)
Campers will spend the week working on vocal projection, movement and singing through the mini-musical How Does your Garden Groove? Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 4 – July 27-31: Physical Comedy from the Ground Up
Grades 5-9 (9:00-4:00)
Campers will learn the fundamentals of stage acting through energetic theatre games and exercises as they explore the world of physical comedy. From pratfalls and Iazzi (comic bits based on Commedia Dell’arte) to exaggerated facial and physical reactions, onstage hilarity is bound to ensue in this comedy-based class. We’ll learn the essential moves and skills for on-stage combat, including convincing falls, slaps, and other fight moves in a safe environment. We’ll develop our own comic bits, develop characters, and work our newfound hilarious skills to bring down the house! Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.Campers will share their work on Friday, July 31 at 3:30.

Week 5 – Aug. 3-7: Broadway Bound
Grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9 (9:00-4:00)
In this interactive musical theater camp, students will stretch, tone and condition their theatre skills through choreography, singing techniques, and acting the song that features great music and dance from well-loved musicals. Through discipline and artistic expression, students will strengthen and develop their performance skills in a multidisciplinary environment. Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Week 5 – Aug. 3-7: Dungeons and DreamWrights II
Grades 5 and up (9:00-4:00)
Not all adventures must be scripted. Roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons are performances for kids who aren’t necessarily comfortable on stage. Through paper, pens, dice and some imagination, children get the chance to slay dragons, cast spells, make new friends and become the hero of their own story.
This new Role-Playing camp lets campers use their imagination to create their own adventures while learning more about the history and techniques behind the medium from seasoned instructors. Whether your child is completely new to or seasoned at role-playing games, they will experience exciting possibilities that don’t involve a digital screen.
Your child is a hero. Give them the chance to prove it to themselves and watch what they choose to achieve. Due to social distancing guidelines, a final Camp Showcase will be filmed to share with families remotely.

Cancellation and Refund Policy – Camps and Classes

We offer 100% refund up until 30 days prior to camp/class start date and 50% up until 2 weeks (14 days) prior to start date. If you choose to withdraw less than 2 weeks before (including during the camp), no refund will be offered. If DreamWrights cancels a class/camp due to low enrollment, a full refund will be given.