Top Summer Dance & Gymnastics Camps in Vancouver

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Published Jun 9, 2016

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

Top Summer Dance & Gymnastics Camps in Vancouver


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!



Place des Arts

Located in Coquitlam, Place des Arts offers classes and private lessons in music, dance, and the visual, theatre and literary arts throughout the school year. This summer, Place des Arts' dance teachers are offering Ballet for Boys and Girls, Ballet Technique and Choreography for 9-13 years, and Jazz Dance for kids and teens. Summer adult classes include Ballet and a combo Jazz & Hip-hop class.





Gabriela's Movement Studio

Gabriela's Movement Studio offers high quality Ballet, Creative Movement and Art classes specialized for children from 2 to 9 years old.

This year's summer camps include themed Dance-N-Art Camps and Ballet Classes. Multiple sessions are offered for each.




Boogaloo Academy

Join Boogaloo Academy's summer camp, and enjoy a fun-filled week of Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Drama, Voice, Acro, and more, with Vancouver's top teachers! Camps run July 11-15, and July 18-22, for ages 5-8 and 9-12. Full day and half day sessions are available.





Vancouver Phoenix Gymnastics

Phoenix Gymnastics offers 8 weeks of half day and full day camps for ages 3-14 between their St. James and Millenium Locations. Camps include gymnastics skill building, activities and various themed outings (only for full day camps) such as Discovery week, Wacky Water week, Fun and Fitness, and Tramp & Tumbling.

Before and after care is available for full day campers.






World Dance Company

World Dance Co's mandate is to provide the best quality instruction at the most affordable prices. Many of the instructors have won major competitions in Canada & abroad.

Classes are offered for all ages, from preschool through adult. Kids' classes are available in tap, ballet, hip hop, jazz, and Latin.




Evergreen Cultural Centre

The Evergreen Cultural Centre presents a variety of arts programs including professional theatre, dance and music presentations, art exhibitions, arts education programs, and public programs for both children and adults.

Among this years camps are Kits in the Art Studio, Teens Improv Camp, Kids on Stage, and Attack of the Funny Girls.






Panorama School of Dance

Summer at Panorama has lots of dance options for your child! They offer a month long session of June classes, and many more in July, including the Rock Star Diva week long day camp or the workshop with Miss Justine. In August, there will be a week long Under the Sea camp, and camps for 3–14 year olds, including mini dance camp and a dance intensive.






Circuswest

CircusWest camps are a great place for kids to take their first steps in the wonderful world of circus. Learn to juggle, ride a unicycle, jump on a trampoline or build human pyramids! Full and half day camps are available.

On the last afternoon of full day camps, the campers perform for friends and family in a special showcase that they’ve created together!





Gateway Theatre Academy

The Gateway Theatre Academy provides process-based learning in a safe, supportive environment in which students will grow, and strengthen their vital skills for vibrant self-expression.

Summer camps are offered in musical theatre, acting, improv, and speech for various age groups and abilities.






Monarch Arts Education

Camp Monarch is an annual two week summer day camp intended for children with a genuine interest in music, art, dance and musical theatre. Students of all abilities are welcome. The second week of the summer camp finishes with an informal performance for family and friends followed by a reception and gallery showcasing the camper's art.





Dance Co

Dance Co's summer dance camps are a fun mix of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Acro, Contemporary/Lyrical, Improvisation, and Hip Hop for all ages. Join Dance Co for a fun-filled week of dancing in July and/or August to try out new styles or work on dance technique over the summer.






The Little Gym

School may be out, but fun is in at The Little Gym of Langley, where day camp gives your kid a summer camp experience without the bug bites, poison ivy and week-long commitments.

Combining fun physical activity, games, and arts & crafts, TLG will help your child beat the summer heat by staying cool indoors.




Panther Cheer Athletics

Panther Cheer Athletics day camps include the basics of cheer: stunts, jumps, motions, dance, tumbling and fun in the gym.

Every day will have games and crafting, as well as free use of the gym equipment, including the tumble track and air floors. Full day and half day sessions available.




Arts Umbrella

Arts Umbrella is where creativity spends its summer vacations. Theatre, Music, Dance, Visual, & Media Arts classes come together in 5 weeks of programming. Come for one week, or visit for all! Kids and teens delve into the fun and freedom of self-expression, challenge their curiosity & explore artistic boundaries.

It’ll definitely feel more fun than just another week at camp!




Richmond Gymnastics Association

At RGA, campers will have a chance to do gymnastics with high qualified coaches using the bars, beam, tumbling floor, trampolines, and pommel horse. They will enjoy a variety of challenging games, fun activities and crafts planned for both in and outside the gym. Half day camps (morning or afternoon sessions) and full day camps are available.



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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