Summer day camps for kids in West Chester, Ohio

Explore the arts this summer!

Join us for an exciting array of weeklong summer day camps in West Chester, Ohio, including music, dance, acting, and visual arts. Daytime and evening times are available for many camps. The first camp in each family is the full price listed below. All additional camps receive a $25.00 multi-camp discount. Make this a summer to remember, but hurry! Camps fill up quickly!

For more information on any of these camps, please call us at 513-829-2345 or email us. You may also visit our main site.

Beginner Piano Camp

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Ages: 5-7, 7-10

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 16-20, 2014 for ages 5-7
Times: 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 21-25, 2014 for ages 5-7 and 7-11
Times: 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Price: $125

A fun introduction to piano; the perfect instrument to learn as a foundation for any future music study. This hugely popular piano week is a great way to "try out" a piano class to determine interest in a longer term course for the fall.

Piano Camp

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Dates: Monday-Friday, July 7-11, 2014
Times: 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Price: $125

This class is for piano students with at least 2 years of lessons who wish to explore a broad spectrum of music activities beyond what their private lessons offer. Students come prepared with a performance piece, which will be the touching stone for improvisation, conducting, composition, and more.

Beginner Guitar Camp

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Ages: 7 and up

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 23-27, 2014
Times: 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 28-Aug 1, 2014
Times: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Price: $185

We cover the foundational elements of guitar technique in a fun, hands-on group class for beginner guitar players! A free starter guitar is included with the camp! (If your child needs a left-handed starter guitar, please notify us before hand.)

Fun with Drums Camp

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Ages: 4-7, 7 and up

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 21-25, 2014
Times: 2:30-4:00 p.m. (ages 4-7) or 5:30-7:00 p.m. (ages 7 and up)

Price: $125

Engage in various drum, movement, and dance games with other students using the Djembe drum and other assorted percussive instruments! Different games and activities are used to promote team building, sensory integration, sportsmanship, and music appreciation.

Instrument Sampler Camp

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Ages:7 and up

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 7-11, 2014
Times: 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Price: $125

Explore the possibilities of a different instrument each day of the week. Students will have hands on experience on the piano, guitar, drums, violin, and brass instruments. This camp is a great way to see what instrument really hits home!

Instrumental Jazz Camp

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Ages:12 and up

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 21-25, 2014
Times: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Price: $125

Students currently involved in jazz or those who have an interest in learning more about the jazz idiom will explore fundamental and essential concepts of jazz, including jazz theory, improvisation, group interaction, focused listening/analysis. Students should have a basic understanding of scales, chords, and music reading. Open to all instrumentalists who have had at least 2 years of lessons.

Princess Dance Camp

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Ages: 4-6

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 16-20, 2014
Times: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $125

Join us for five magical days filled with crafts, stories, treats, and plenty of dancing. Princesses will be learning both ballet and jazz and will be dancing to some of their favorite royal music for the Grand Ball performance at the end of the week!

Angelina Ballerina Dance Camp

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Ages: 3-6

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 14-18, 2014
Times: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Price: $125

Join us as we bring to life the adventures of Angelina Ballerina, the amazing mouse who is brimming with grace, elegance, and an insatiable appetite for fun. The endearing Angelina Ballerina books and music will be the core of the week's activities.

Can't Sit Still (Boys/Girls Hip Hop Camp)

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Ages: 4-7

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 7-11, 2014
Times: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Price: $125

Learn the hippest moves to the latest sounds! As always, age appropriate moves and music are utilized.


Musical Theatre (Sing and Dance)

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Ages: 7-10

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 23-27, 2014
Times: 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Price: $150

Young singer and dancers will learn the basics of performing in a musical theatre setting. Each child will participate in a short scene from a well known musical, learning the ins and outs of the rehearsal process and culminating in a final performance at the end of the week.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

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Ages: 7-11

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 14-18, 2014
Times: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Price: $125

Girls just wanna have fun...and they will during this week of creative, all-girl activities. Explore a variety of dance styles that young girls just wanna do, including contemporary forms of jazz and hip hop! This is the intensive week fashioned for the Emerald and Amethyst Team members as well as others who would like to join.

Dance Intensive Camp

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Ages: 9-12, 12-18

Dates: Monday-Friday, August 4-8, 2014
Times: 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Price: $150

This camp is required for all Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire team members to "jump start" the new year, but is also open to other dancers who wish to spend a week honing their skills and learning new routines. A variety of styles will be explored, focusing on the artistic and technical elements of each.

Bollywood Dance Intensive Camp

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Ages: 4-6, 7 and up

Dates: Monday-Friday, August 11-15 and 18-22, 2014
Times: 6:00-7:30 p.m. for ages 4-6, 7:00-9:00 p.m. for ages 7 and up

Price: $150

Inspired by the Indian film industry, Bollywood Dance has become an extremely popular dance trend. It is an exotic, energetic, and funky new style of dance that is marked by colorful costumes, elaborate make up, and expressive moves. Students participating in the 2 week intensive training will participate in an upcoming Bollywood competition in September.

Theatre Games and Acting Adventures

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Ages: 8-13

Ages: 5-8, 8-13

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 14-18, 2014
Times: 2:00-4:00 p.m. for ages 5-8, 6:00-8:00 p.m. for ages 8-13

Price: $125

This awesome camp will be a fun-filled mix of drama games, adventures and creative play! Kids get a chance to dip their toes into acting in a light hearted way. We will experiment with characters, voices, walks, and on top of all that, laugh ourselves silly while learning new skills!

Visual Arts Camp

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Ages: 4-6, 7 and up

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 21-25, 2014
Times: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. for ages 4-6, 2:00-4:00 p.m. for ages 7 and up

Price: $125

Our visual arts camp emphasizes creative problem solving through experimentation and will consist of instruction in any of the following media: drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed media/collage. Young artists will focus on a variety of techniques and will learn how to develop their own personal and creative art styles.