Camps

Express yourself and find your passion in the performing arts with Jane Franklin Dance.  The daily schedule incorporates theatre games, creative movement and dance technique, rehearsals for a performance, and visual arts. Campers work on a dance theatre performance and practice speaking roles, learn & memorize text, and create an art project each day.  Come stretch your muscles and find a whole new way of moving while using your imagination.  By the end of the week you’ll be on stage and be a star. Camp information packets including directions, required forms and parent/guardian contact information are available for download for each week of camp.

Winter Break Camps in Falls Church
Find Out About Jane Franklin Dance Winter Break Camps on this flyer.

Dance & Theatre Camp – Ages 6-8
Mon/Tue: 12/22-12/23 9am-3pm
Activity #: 181405-A                        R: $150 / NR: $160

Dance Mania Camp - Ages 6-8
Mon-Wed: 12/29-12/31 9am-3pm
Activity #: 181405-B                             R: $200 / NR: $210

Falls Church Community Center
223 Little Falls Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
703-248-5027
www.fallschurchva.gov/recreation

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Spring Break Camps in Arlington

Camps below take place at 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, just off the Shirlington/Glebe Road exit to #395.  Get directions.

Dance & Theatre Spring Break Camp – Ages  6 – 8

Express yourself and find your passion in the performing arts with a daily schedule that incorporates theatre games, creative movement, dance technique, and visual arts and crafts projects. Students prepare a mini-performance and practice speaking roles, learn & memorize text and participate in physical story-telling.  An imaginative art and craft project is created each day.  Come stretch your muscles and find a whole new way of moving while using your imagination.  By the end of the week you’ll be a star. Click here to download the information packet & forms (PDF).

Dates & Hours: March 30 – April 3, 2015,  9 am-3 pm
Fee: $300 – 5 days  


Extended Day PM  3 pm – 5 pm  $100            

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Dance Mania Spring Break Camp! – Ages 6-8

Dance, Dance, and more Dance!  Campers will discover the wide world of dance by taking classes in several dance techniques, building choreography, exploring ideas through visual arts and crafts, and learning about social dance and gesture. If your child can’t get enough dance, is active and creative, this is the camp for them. This full day camp will introduce campers to fun dance history and campers will watch iconic scenes from dance movies and musicals. In addition, campers will create neat crafts and play dance-related games perfect for your energetic dance star!  On the last day of camp there will be an in-studio performance for family and friends.  Click to download the information packet & forms (PDF).

Dates & Hours: April 6-10, 2015 – 9 am – 3 pm
Ages 8 – 10
Fee: $300 – 5 days  


Extended Day PM  3 pm – 5 pm  $100            

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 Spring Break Camp in Alexandria

Camp below takes place at The Athenaeum, 201 Prince Street, Alexandria VA  Get directions.

The Big Meow Spring Break Camp – Ages  6 – 8

Express yourself and find your passion in the performing arts with a daily schedule of theatre games, creative movement, dance technique, and visual arts and crafts projects. Students prepare a mini-performance inspired by the book by Elizabeth Spires, “The Big Meow” and practice speaking roles, learn & memorize text and participate in physical story-telling.  Come stretch your muscles, create visual arts & crafts,  and find a whole new way of moving while using your imagination.  By the end of the week you’ll be a star.   Click to download the Parent information packet

Dates & Hours: March 30 – April 3, 2015 from 9 am – 1 pm
Fee: $200 – 5 days  

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2015 Summer Camps in Arlington

Mouse in House Summer Camp – Ages 5 – 7

Mouse in House, Paul Gillis Photography, book by Elizabeth Spires

Mouse in House, Paul Gillis Photography, book by Elizabeth Spires

Two sessions available
July 13 – 17 and July 27 – 31, 2015
9 am – 3 pm
Fee: $300 – 5 days  

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Extended Day PM  3 pm – 5 pm  $100            

PDF Download: Parent information packet for Mouse in House July 13-17
PDF Download: Parent information packet for Mouse in House  July 27-31

Mouse in House Summer Camp – Ages 7 – 9

July 20 – 24, 2015
9 am – 3 pm
Fee: $300 – 5 days  


Extended Day PM  3 pm – 5 pm  $100            

PDF Download: Parent information packet for Mouse in House July 20-24

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Stop, Drop & Roll Summer Camp – Ages 7 – 9

Have you ever gone to a ball game and marveled at the timing and chance moments of teamwork?  We’ll make a dance that does just that to show for family and friends on Friday. Stop, Drop & Roll energizes with two teams of dancers to create a dance theatre work that simulates competition.  The day includes two different dance technique classes, performance preparation, visual arts, literary arts and theatre games.

August 3 – 7
9 am – 3 pm
Fee: $300 – 5 days  


Extended Day PM  3 pm – 5 pm  $100           

PDF Download: Parent information packet for Stop, Drop & Roll August 3-7

Dance Mania Summer Camp – Ages 9 – 10

Dance, Dance, and more Dance!  Campers will discover the wide world of dance by taking classes in several dance techniques, building choreography, exploring ideas through visual arts and crafts, and learning about social dance and gesture. If your child can’t get enough dance, is active and creative, this is the camp for them. This full day camp will introduce campers to fun dance history and campers will watch iconic scenes from dance movies and musicals. In addition, campers will create neat crafts and play dance-related games perfect for your energetic dance star!  On the last day of camp there will be an in-studio performance for family and friends.

August 10 – 14
9 am – 3 pm

Fee: $300 – 5 days  


Extended Day PM  3 pm – 5 pm  $100        

PDF Download: Parent information packet for Dance Mania August 10-14

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Summer camp dance class

DAILY FEES FOR SUMMER CAMPS!

Fee/day 9 am – 3 pm: $60

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Extended Day PM/day 3 pm – 5 pm: $20
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Contact  janefranklindance@gmail.com or 703-933-1111 regarding registration questions.

 

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PARENT/GUARDIAN RESPONSIBILITIES
As per Arlington County requirements, all students 10 years old and younger must be escorted to and from the studio by a parent or responsible adult, i.e. they may not be dropped off or picked up in the parking lot.  You will need to sign-in at the Studio 3700 desk which is accessed by entering the building from the back parking lot. The downloadable camp packets above include required media waiver and emergency contact forms for parents/guardians to sign and return to Jane Franklin Dance prior to your child’s camp starting date.

REFUNDS for SPRING BREAK and SUMMER CAMPS
No refunds for spring break camps after Feb 1; for summer camps after June 1. Refunds are subject to a $35 administrative fee per camp session. Jane Franklin Dance is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization and cannot provide refunds. In the event of camper illness we cannot offer a refund and provide no make-up policy.

Seeking Spring Break and Summer Camp 2015 Volunteers
Help with dance camps for young children! Dates: Mar 30 – Apr 10 (Spring Break Camps) and/or July 13 – Aug 14 (Summer Camps). Volunteer for one week or more. Camps run from 9am-3pm with 3-5pm optional after care. This is a great way to gain community service hours, get in touch with innovative dance, assume a leadership role, and have a great time with fun and focused people. You will receive a letter of completion and certificate documenting your hours of service.  We welcome older adults as well as teens.
Click here to download volunteer information packet & forms. Reply to janefranklindance at gmail.com or call 703-933-1111 for more information.

The Big Meow T-shirt$10 –  lime, sky blue youth size, L

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