Summer Camps

Davidson Community Players offers summer camps for ages 4-16.


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**Hint: When you click the register button, it will take you to the Davidson Parks & Rec site, click on Summer Camps on the left side, then look for DCP in the title for our camps in the listings!**



Read all the camp descriptions below. Pricing reflects DCP camp price and Davidson Parks & Rec fee. Our camps are fee based. Scholarships are available. Davidson residents can apply with the town. Please CLICK HERE for an application if you live outside of Davidson.

HALF DAY CAMPS
Half Day camps are a fun way to exploring acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more! Each camp will have an end of the week production to share what they have learned!

Ages: 4-5yrs    
Cost:$140

June 12-16
Fairytale Friends
9am-12noon
DCP is diving into all the fairytale classics with this action packed camp! Join us as we make our way through this fun-filled theatre camp exploring acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create fairytale characters and explore scenes from their favorite stories. Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 17-21
Superheroes
9am-12noon
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s Superhero camp! Become the hero in your favorite comic books or create your own unique superhero to save the day! Join us in this SUPER theatre camp as we practice acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to fly back for more!  Campers will explore SUPER characters that save the day, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


August 14-18
Adventures with Dr. Seuss
9am-12noon
You could not, would not, should not miss our Dr. Seuss summer camp! Join us on this great adventure as we explore some of Dr. Seuss’ popular books and characters! Through these stories we will practice acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Campers will explore wild characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!



Ages: 6-7yrs

Cost: $140
    
June 12-16
Space Cadets
1pm-4pm
Join us as we blast into outer space and make our way through this fun-filled theatre camp! Campers will explore acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create unique characters and explore scenes that are out of this world!  Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


June 26-30
Beauty and the Beast
9am-12noon
Be our guest in this fun-filled theatre camp exploring acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to recreate classic characters and explore scenes from the story.  Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 10-14
Princesses & Dragons
9am-12noon
Jump into the world of fairytales in this classic summer camp! Join us as we explore acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create unique characters from Dragons to Princesses and explore scenes filled with adventure.  Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 24-28
Smurfs
9am-12noon
DCP is turning BLUE with all the characters from the hit movie Smurfs! Join us as we make our way through this fun-filled theatre camp exploring acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create unique smurf characters and explore scenes with characters from the movie.  Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!

August 7-11
Power Rangers
9am-12noon
Go Go Power Rangers! Join us as we make our way through this action packed theatre camp exploring acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create unique Power Rangers and explore scenes with characters from the movie.  Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!



Ages: 8-10yrs
Cost: $140

June 19-23
Mystery Mayhem
9am-12noon
Follow the clues and join us in this mystery filled theatre camp as we explore acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child thrilled to come back for more!  Campers will discover scenes with twisted plots and sneaky characters, construct & paint scenery, create disguises and rehearse a mysterious show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 31-August 4
Circus Stars
9am-12noon
Become part of the Greatest Show on Earth in this action packed theatre camp! Come explore acting skills, clowning, crafts, and theatre games and be prepared to meet some unique characters along the way!! Throughout the week we will develop characters, circus acts, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!



Ages 8-12yrs
Cost: $140     

June 26-30
Sci-Fi Stories
9am-12noon
The supernatural have dragged themselves into our theatre camp as we explore acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create out of this world characters and create scenes with an eerie twist.  Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 3-7
Stars and Stripes
9am-12noon
Wave your flag, march in the parade, and join us in this patriotic theatre camp!  Campers will practice acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Campers will explore characters and scenes honoring our great country, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 10-14
Acting for the Camera
1pm-4pm
Lights, camera, action! Ever wonder what it’s like to act in front of the camera? Join us in this LIVE camp as campers learn the skills and techniques of acting on camera. Beyond basic acting skills, campers will work on auditions, commercials, and scenes on camera. At the end of the week campers will receive a DVD with their commercials to take home and watch with family and friends!


August 21-25
Treasure Island
9am-12noon
Ahoy ye Pirates and Mystical Mermaids! Join us as we battle our way through this action packed theatre camp exploring acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create unique pirates and mermaids through action packed scenes.  Campers will explore strong characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!



Ages 10-12yrs
Cost: $140

July 19-23
Clowning Around
1pm-4pm
Jump in your clown car and head over to this wild and crazy summer camp! We will begin exploring clowning skills for the stage, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Beyond the basic theatre skills, these campers have the opportunity to create unique clown characters and explore comedic scenes.  Campers will develop characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 10-14
Mythology Madness
9am-12noon
Join your favorite mythological creates in this theatre camp as we explore acting skills, crafts, and theatre games that will leave your child excited to come back for more!  Campers will bring these well-known mythological characters to life as they prepare for their final production. Each actor will be involved with the construction & painting of scenery, creating costumes and rehearsing a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 24-28
Improv
1pm-4pm
Join us in this theatre camp filled with the creative and skillful improv activities and games.  Actors will explore the skills needed to understand and perform in improv productions. Campers will create adventurous characters and scenes, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!



INTENSIVES
Intensives are for the actors that are interested in getting more serious about their craft!

Ages: 10-14yrs
Cost: $140

June 12-16
Stage Makeup
1pm-4pm
DCP’s intensive camps are for the actors that are interested in getting more serious about their craft but in a fun and exciting way! Come learn the art of stage make up in this creative intensive camp! Join us as we explore basic make up techniques along with specialty skills such as old age, fantasy, and horror. Students will be required to provide their own make up kit recommended by the instructor.


July 24-28
Costuming
9am-12noon
DCP’s intensive camps are for the actors that are interested in getting more serious about their craft but in a fun and exciting way! Come learn the art of costuming in this creative intensive camp! Join us as we explore costume techniques and develop a variety of costumes!



Ages: 12-16yrs
Cost:    $140

June 12-16
Playwriting
9am-12noon
DCP’s intensive camps are for the actors that are interested in getting more serious about their craft but in a fun and exciting way! Come learn the craft of writing for the stage in this creative intensive camp! Join us as we explore writing techniques such as story arc, character development and dialogue. Students will develop scripts to be used in our Student Directing camp resulting in a show to perform the following week for family and friends!


June 19-23
Student Directing
9am-12noon
DCP’s intensive camps are for the actors that are interested in getting more serious about their craft but in a fun and exciting way! Come learn the craft of directing for the stage in this creative intensive camp! Join us as we explore scripts written by our playwriting camp and learn the skills needed to direct our own productions. Students will work with actors to direct short plays to be performed at the end of the week for family and friends!


July 10-14
Make 'Em Laugh
1pm-4pm
DCP’s teen intensive camps are for the actors that are interested in getting more serious about their craft but in a fun and exciting way! Come learn the craft of comedic acting in this hilarious acting camp! Join us as we explore improve comedy, comedic timing, and larger than life characters that will leave your child rolling with laughter! Campers will develop comedic characters, construct & paint scenery, create costumes and rehearse a show to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!



FULL DAY CAMPS 
Full Day Camps are for exploring the classic Broadway hit! Each session does contain singing and dancing. At the end of the week your friends and family can come see a FREE showcase!
  
Ages: varies see below
Cost: $275

June 26-30
Broadway Bound: Hairspray
Ages: 12-16yrs
9am-4pm
Dance right into Broadway as you join us in this musical theatre camp exploring the classic Broadway hit, Hairspray! Campers will perfect acting skills, musical theatre dance, and perform vocal selections from the hit musical! Our Broadway stars will learn choreography and lyrics to their favorite songs, create costumes and rehearse a Hairspray showcase to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!
**Contains Singing & Dancing


July 17-21
Broadway Bound: Annie
Ages: 8-12yrs
9am-4pm
Dance right into Broadway as you join us in this musical theatre camp exploring the classic Broadway hit, Annie! Campers will perfect acting skills, musical theatre dance, and perform vocal selections from the hit musical! Our Broadway stars will learn choreography and lyrics to their favorite songs, create costumes and rehearse an Annie showcase to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!
**Contains Singing & Dancing


August 7-11
Broadway Bound: Seussical
Ages 8-12yrs
9am-4pm
Dance right into Broadway as you join us in this musical theatre camp exploring the Broadway hit, Seussical! Campers will perfect acting skills, musical theatre dance, and perform vocal selections from the hit musical! Our Broadway stars will learn choreography and lyrics to their favorite songs, create costumes and rehearse a Seussical showcase to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!
**Contains Singing & Dancing


August 14-18
Broadway Bound: Newsies
Ages: 12-16yrs
9am-4pm
Dance right into Broadway as you join us in this musical theatre camp exploring the Broadway hit, Newsies! Campers will perfect acting skills, musical theatre dance, and perform vocal selections from the hit musical! Our Broadway stars will learn choreography and lyrics to their favorite songs, create costumes and rehearse a Newsies showcase to perform at the end of the week for family and friends!
**Contains Singing & Dancing


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