Top Summer Dance Camps in Nashville

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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 Nashville


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!



Fine Arts Summer Academy

FASA is a faith-based musical arts event designed to transform you into a Consummate professional, able to command a stage and execute your craft with excellence. This isn't your typical summer music program — FASA takes the best of popular music and fuses it with challenging technical training and Broadway-level stagecraft for concert experiences like no other.





Dance Star

Dance Star is a full service dance studio, and a family oriented facility.

Classes are offered in ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, tumbling, twirling, pointe, hip hop, musical theater, tumble tots, toning and Zumba.






Nashville Ballet

Dance your way through the summer on a journey of ballet, jazz, contemporary and more! Energy is the only ticket needed for boys and girls to take their imaginations to new heights. Your child will have an entertaining and interactive week, while also exploring a new definition of fun. Half and full-day camps are available at Nashville Ballet's Nashville and Brentwood locations for ages 3-10.




Franlklin School of Performing Arts

FSPA is dedicated to high quality technical training within a non-competitive environment. This summer FSPA is offering themed children's dance camps (including Frozen!), a Beginner Dance Sampler Camp, a Costume & Sewing Camp, in addition to 4-week ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, and other classes for all levels and abilities.




Dance In Bloom

Located in Bellevue, Dance in Bloom teaches proper dance technique in a fun and upbeat environment. Instructors stress the importance of learning fundamentals, proper form, and having fun.

Classes are offered in tap, ballet, pointe, hip-hop, jazz, modern, lyrical, contemporary, and acrobatics/tumbling.




Fellowship School of Dance

FSD's mission is to provide excellent dance training in an encouraging and cultivating environment that glorifies and honors Christ. This year they are offering Dancing Doll Dance Camp and Ice Princess Dance Camp for students ages 3 to 6. No dance experience required.




ROOTS Academy

Get moving and grooving with ROOTS Academy Summer Day Camps for students ages 4 to 18!  

Camps are available in Music (Rock Band, Voice, and Songwriting & Production) and Dance (Summer Dance Camp, Hip Hop Camp, and Princess Dance Camp).






Street Theatre Company

Join Summer Camp with ClassAct Dramatics! Students will learn musical theater songs, dancing, and acting from professional teaching artists. The camp ends with a performance showcasing the students' talent and growth! 

Camps run June 20-24 and June 27-July 1, 9am-4pm. No experience necessary.



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.


Written by Jan Cleaver

Yes, I know Jan Cleaver is almost "June Cleaver" from Leave it to Beaver!  My parents had a good sense of humor.

I was a freelance writer years ago, and excited to do some editing for ChatterBlock.

The subject matter is ideal for me as a stay-at-home mom, who loves planning activities for my kids and their playmates.

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