Top Summer Dance Camps in Austin

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Published May 26, 2016

Is your son or daughter interested in dance? Whether it's at a recreational or competitive level, here are some great camps to choose from:

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Top Summer Dance Camps in Austin


Whether your kid has a natural rhythm, or two left feet everyone & anyone can benefit from participating in a dance class. With so many different varieties to choose from your kid could become the text prima ballerina, or hip-hop superstar! ChatterBlock has put together a killer list of the hottest, kid-friendly dance camps and classes in town! Scroll through and see if anything inspires your kids to get their groove on!



Lonestar Dance Center

Lonestar's Summer’s Dance Camps will offer something for all ages! Week-long camps will run from Monday through Friday, and will be either half day (9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) or full day (9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) depending on the age of your child. Dancers will participate not only in dances, but also in activities such as acting, singing, scene design, and arts and crafts.




Dance Austin Studio

Get ready for a week full of fun at "Rising Stars" camp. Your dancer will explore various styles of today's most popular dance forms. Learn the fundamentals of hip hop including break dancing, basic footwork, isolations, popping, locking, and more! They also have Jazz Funk basics, along with different creative arts each day! Camps run 9am-4pm for ages 6-8 and 9-12.



Greater Austin Dance Academy

Kids often need a break from their weekly lessons in the schedule--and dance summer camps are full of fun! With lots of different themes, fun dancing, crafts and games, and always a show at the end of the week for the parents - it's a guaranteed dancing delight!




The Dance Gallery

Summer camps at The Dance Gallery include "Princess Dreams" - ballet, tap, and creative movement (ages 3-5); "Peter Pan Musical Theater Camp - jazz voice, and acting (ages 8-12), and "Move and Grove - hip hop (ages 5-6 and 7-10).





Dancers Workshop

The young-uns can test out their feet with half-day and full-day camps with different themes. More experienced dancers should register for their summer intensives in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and more.

Programs run June 6 to August 12, and are available for kids ages 2-10.





TexARTS

Perform in one of Broadway’s biggest musicals “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” working with professional artists. Placement auditions May 17-18 and everyone gets a role! Workshop add on with 3 Broadway experts in auditioning, acting, and dance skills. Workshop acceptance is based on students’ initial May audition.






Ballet Austin

Imagine, Dance, Discover & Play at Ballet Austin. Children are born with oceans of creativity and love to express themselves through movement. Ballet Austin offers a variety of summer camps for ages 4-14. Enrollment is by age. All camps are held at Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center located at 501 West 3rd Street.




Margo Dean School of Ballet

Margo Dean School of Ballet began over 60 years ago and since then has been a vital part of Fort Worth's cultural life.

Weekly Summer Ballet Camps are offered for ages 3-4, 5-6, and 7-12. Students will study ballet and learn about the well known ballet, Coppelia.






Kinderdance Austin

Kamp Kinderdance and Dance Xpress Kinderdance take place at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center.

Musical Theatre and Dance-A-Palooza Camps are offered ad various locations through RRISD.






Shirley McPhail School of Dance

Shirley McPhail School of Dance offers 1/2 day week-long camps for children ages 3-10.

Activities include dance, arts & crafts, tumbling, musical theater.





Arthur Murray Dance Center

An amazing opportunity to get the kids out of the house and into dancing during Austin Arthur Murray's Dance Center's Summer Dance Session. Tuesdays and Thursdays in July AMDC teaches ballroom dances to enrich your child's life with the gift of dance. 2 sessions are offered--for ages 5-11, and ages 12-16.




Did you find any awesome dance camps or classes for your kids? We hope so! If not do not despair. We have hundreds of other amazing camps and classes to browse through. Discover more here.


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