Summer Creative Arts Camps

Make new friends, use your imagination, create original artwork and experience the thrill of performing with Summer Creative Arts Camps at Danceworks!

Exploration, creativity, and play are needed now more than ever, and Danceworks’ Summer Creative Arts Camps are here to deliver! Our team of professional arts educators have provided high-quality arts programming for over 25 years, and are dedicated to helping students see the world through their own imagination. Your child will have a fun-filled week dancing, creating and making new friends at any and all of our exciting week-long camps this summer!


Click here to view our 2022 Summer Creative Arts Camp Brochure. Please call or email us to confirm the most current class schedule and for any registration questions.

COVID-19 Studio Policies View our Camp Policies & FAQ here.

Required Forms & Information for Summer Creative Arts Camps
*Please fill out all forms at least two weeks prior to camp’s start.

Summer 2022 Camp Descriptions:

All Camps

Click here to view/register for all camps
*See drop-down menu below to register for camps by age, as well as pricing & policy information. 


Please
note: Contact our front desk at (414)277-8480 or via email with any questions regarding registration.

2022 Camp Fees & Policies

 

COVID-19 Studio Policies

 

View our Camp Policies & FAQ here.

 

Required Forms & Information for Summer Creative Arts Camps
*Please fill out all forms at least one week prior to camp’s start.


IN-PERSON CAMP FEES:

Full day camps (9am – 4pm):
On or before 5/31/21 $275/wk  |  After 5/31/21 $289/wk

 

Camps for ages 3-4:
On or before 5/31/21 $90/wk  |  After 5/31/21 $105/wk

 

5 Day Camps for ages 5-7 (9am-3pm):
On or before 5/31/21 $235/wk  |  After 5/31/21 $250/wk

 

4 Day Camps for ages 5-7 (9am-3pm):
On or before 5/31/21 $185/wk  |  After 5/31/21 $200/wk

 

Camps @ JCC (Full Day, 9-4pm):
JCC Members $325/wk  |  Community Members $360/wk


SIBLING DISCOUNT:
Save $$ when you enroll two or more children in any camp.

This discount will only apply toward siblings, not per individual. Siblings do not have to be registered for the same camp, however, registration for all camps must take place at the same time. This discount can only be applied once when registering over the phone or in person.

 

Early Bird Rates (now – 5/31/22):

  • Full Day: $275 | Sibling Rate: $263
  • Half Day (ages 3-4): $90 | Sibling Rate: $82
  • Half Day (ages 8-11): $145 | Sibling Rate: $136
  • Camps (ages 5-7): $235 | Sibling Rate: $225

 

After 5/31 Prices (6/1 – 8/26/22):

  • Full Day $289 | Sibling Rate: $277
  • Half Day (ages 3-4) $105 | Sibling Rate: $97
  • Half Day (ages 8-11): $160 | Sibling Rate: $151
  • Camps (ages 5-7): $250 | Sibling Rate: $240


CAMP DEPOSIT:

A $25 per camp non-refundable deposit is required when registering for a camp. The deposit will be applied to the camp tuition and can be transferred to another camp week, but will not be refunded. Any balance due on camps must be paid in full before the first day of camp. Deposits and any balance due on camps must be paid in full before the first day of camp in-person or over the phone.


WITHDRAWING FROM A CAMP:

If a student should need to withdraw from a camp and we receive notice at least three weeks prior to the start of that camp, a full refund will be issued, less the $25 deposit. Cancellations received with less than a three week notice will receive a 50%

account credit. Credits can be used for any Danceworks class or program and will remain on the student’s account for one year from the date the credit is issued. Transferring camp fees from one week to another week is possible depending on availability of the individual week. Advance notice is required to transfer to another week.

Ages 3-4

PERFECT PETS | JUNE 27-JULY 1, 9:30 – 11:30am
Puppies and Parakeets, Geckos and Guinea pigs, Fish and Feline. One thing’s for sure- we love our pets! Come celebrate your favorite critter during this week of movement, art-making and more!

Click to register ON MINDBODY

Ages 5-7

CREEPY CRAWLY CALYPSO | JULY 5-8, 9am-3pm
Explore the secret world of bugs and enjoy bringing a calypso beat to your feet! Join us for a week of dancing, creating some buggy artwork and learning more about the dances insects do and why they do them.

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WILD FOR THE RAINFOREST | JULY 25-29, 9am-3pm
Have a fabulously creative week as you learn more about an amazing array of wildlife. Explore your fierce side while making the sounds and movements of big cats and snakes and outrageous orangutans too! You’ll dance your way from the forest floor to the understory and all the way to the canopy! Create, explore, learn and get a little WILD!

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IMAGINATION STATION | AUGUST 15-19, 9am-4pm (@ JCC)
Let your imagination go wild during this week of fabulous fun where the sky’s the limit! Don’t miss this chance to dance and create unique artwork. Catch some creative vibes and join us for a week packed full of amazing art activities.

Click to register at the JCC


MONARCH MAGIC | AUGUST 22-26, 9am-3pm 
From tiny eggs to orange and black flying beauties; discover the wonders of monarchs. We’ll keep our eye on cystalises right here at Danceworks and possibly wave goodbye to some monarch friends as they start their long trip to Mexico. Come explore these wondrous creatures through dance, art, and drama.

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Ages 7-9

AROUND THE WORLD | JULY 11-15, 9am-4pm 
Discover cultures and traditions from around the world through dance and art. The focus of this week will be learning all about kids just like you from around the world. What kind of music, dance, art, games and stories they enjoy.

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DANCING THROUGH THE DECADES | AUGUST 1-5, 9am-4pm 
From rockin’ around the clock to shakin’ your groove thing, this week will be jam-packed with the sounds of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Twist and shout your way through this week of high-energy fun!

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OVER THE RIVER | AUGUST 15-19, 9am-4pm 
Danceworks IS over the Milwaukee River. Through art-making, dance and drama we’ll explore the wonder, beauty and history of our river and how we can take care of it.

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Ages 8-12

DANCE INTENSIVE W/ ART & THEATER ADD ON| JUNE 27-JULY 1, 9am-4pm 

If you love to dance then this week is just what you’re looking for. Join us for a week of learning new dance styles and meeting new friends. This intensive is appropriate for any students (ages 8-12) with at least one year of dance training in any style.

The workshop will run M-F from 9 am – 12 pm with dance in the morning and in the afternoon, enjoy the Over the River theatre and art workshops from 1 – 4 pm. Remember to bring a lunch since you will stay right at Danceworks while you take a break from 12 – 1 pm before the afternoon program begins.

Click to register ON MINDBODY


DANCE INTENSIVE (AM SESSION ONLY)| JUNE 27-JULY 1, 9am-12pm 

If you love to dance then this week is just what you’re looking for. Join us for a week of learning new dance styles and meeting new friends. This intensive is appropriate for any students (ages 8-12) with at least one year of dance training in any style.

Click to register ON MINDBODY


OVER THE RIVER | JUNE 27-JULY 1, 1pm-4pm 

Danceworks IS over the Milwaukee River. Through art-making, dance and drama we’ll explore the wonder, beauty and history of our river and how we can take care of it.

Click to register ON MINDBODY


CITY BEATS (AGES 8-10) | AUGUST 15-19, 9am-4pm (@ JCC)

Let the heartbeat of the city lead you on a rhythmic journey. Tap, Hip Hop, Art and more will be the focus in this week of City Beats.

Click to register at the JCC

Ages 9-11

DANCING THROUGH THE DECADES | JULY 18-22, 9am-4pm 

From rockin’ around the clock to shakin’ your groove thing, this week will be jam-packed with the sounds of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Twist and shout your way through this week of high-energy fun!

Click to register ON MINDBODY


CITY BEATS | AUGUST 8-12, 9am-4pm 

Let the heartbeat of the city lead you on a rhythmic journey. Tap, Hip Hop, Art and more will be the focus in this week of City Beats.

Click to register on mindbody

Ages 13+

DANCE INTENSIVE | JUNE 20-24, 9am-4pm 
Are you a serious dancer looking to take your dance technique to the next level? If so, don’t miss this chance to get inspired in so many new ways!

 

Danceworks’ Dance Intensive will provide an opportunity to broaden your understanding of various dance styles, work toward improving dance technique and refine performance skills. During this week-long, age and level appropriate experience, dancers will study with Danceworks’ versatile and professional dancers and teaching artists. Taking a variety of classes, learning choreography and discussing topics important to the growth of an artist, this exhilarating week of dance is just the challenge you need to stretch yourself as a dancer.

 

Audition required. For consideration, please send a video clip (1:00-1:30 minutes in length) demonstrating skills, choreography, or improvisation to gsustache@danceworksmke.org. Please allow a week for the video to be reviewed.

If your preference is to audition in person, contact gsustache@danceworksmke.org for available options.

*21-22 DYPC members do not need to audition

 

Click to register ON MINDBODY

Danceworks Dance Intensive

Are you a serious dancer looking to take your dance technique to the next level? If so, don’t miss this chance to get inspired in so many new ways!

Danceworks’ Dance Intensive will provide an opportunity to broaden your understanding of various dance styles, work toward improving dance technique and refine performance skills. During this week-long, age and level appropriate experience, dancers will study with Danceworks’ versatile and professional dancers and teaching artists. Taking a variety of classes, learning choreography and discussing topics important to the growth of an artist, this exhilarating week of dance is just the challenge you need to stretch yourself as a dancer.

 

Pricing:

  • Half day (9am-12 pm) On or before 5/31/22 $145 / after 5/31/22 $160
  • Full day (9am-4 pm) On or before 5/31/21 $275/wk / after 5/31/21 $289/wk

 

AGES 13-18 DANCE INTENSIVE | June 20-24 | 9am-4pm
Audition required. For consideration, please send a video clip (1:00-1:30 minutes in length) demonstrating skills, choreography, or improvisation to gsustache@danceworksmke.org. Please allow a week for video to be reviewed.

 

If your preference is to audition in person, please contact gsustache@danceworksmke.org for available options.

*21-22 DYPC members do not need to audition

 

Click to register ON MINDBODY


AGES 8-12 | DANCE INTENSIVE W/ ART & THEATER ADD ON| JUNE 27-JULY 1, 9am-4pm 

If you love to dance then this week is just what you’re looking for. Join us for a week of learning new dance styles and meeting new friends. This intensive is appropriate for any students (ages 8-12) with at least one year of dance training in any style.

The workshop will run M-F from 9 am – 12 pm with dance in the morning and in the afternoon, enjoy the Over the River theatre and art workshops from 1 – 4 pm. Remember to bring a lunch since you will stay right at Danceworks while you take a break from 12 – 1 pm before the afternoon program begins.

 

Click to register ON MINDBODY


AGES 8-12 DANCE INTENSIVE (AM SESSION ONLY)| JUNE 27-JULY 1, 9am-12pm 

If you love to dance then this week is just what you’re looking for. Join us for a week of learning new dance styles and meeting new friends. This intensive is appropriate for any students (ages 8-12) with at least one year of dance training in any style.

 

Click to register ON MINDBODY

Danceworks at the JCC

Danceworks is a proud partner of the JCC Milwaukee.

 

The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center (JCC) is a non-profit, social services agency serving the entire community with inclusive wellness, education, and community programs. Operating in 6 unique locations throughout the state of Wisconsin, the JCC serves as a meaningful destination for individuals and families of all backgrounds, abilities, and faiths in 18 unique programmatic areas.

 

Pricing @ JCC:

  • JCC members: $325/wk
  • Community Members: $360/wk
Please visit jccmilwaukee.org/SummerRec to register for a Danceworks camp at the JCC.

 

Check out the Danceworks summer camps being offered at the JCC:

IMAGINATION STATION (AGES 5-7) | AUGUST 15-19, 9am-4pm (@ JCC)
Let your imagination go wild during this week of fabulous fun where the sky’s the limit! Don’t miss this chance to dance and create unique artwork. Catch some creative vibes and join us for a week packed full of amazing art activities.

Click to register at the JCC


CITY BEATS (AGES 8-10) | AUGUST 15-19, 9am-4pm (@ JCC)

Let the heartbeat of the city lead you on a rhythmic journey. Tap, Hip Hop, Art and more will be the focus in this week of City Beats.

Click to register at the JCC


For inquiries or additional registration info, please contact Amy Brinkman, Director of Education, at 414.277.8480 x6002 or via email.


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