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*Our summer camps will now be offered virtually for the summer of 2020. *

DETAILS ARE BEING FINALIZED.  PLEASE STAY TUNED!  WE WOULD LOVE YOUR HELP IN MAKING THE FINAL DECISIONS FOR OUR PROGRAMS.  PLEASE FILL OUT A SURVEY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

SURVEY: VIRTUAL MUSICAL THEATRE/PERFORMING ARTS INTENSIVE CAMP

Please click to complete our survey regarding workshops/classes, synchronous vs. asynchronous learning preferences, and more for our virtual musical theatre/performing arts program.

SURVEY: VIRTUAL VISUAL ART INTENSIVE

Please click to complete our survey regarding the dates, synchronous vs. asynchronous learning preferences, and more for our virtual visual art intensive program.

 

Summer Camps

MUSICAL THEATER AND VISUAL ARTS INTENSIVE CAMPS

Our camps are held in Basking Ridge, NJ and Lebanon, NJ.  Students from all surrounding towns are welcome!

***NEW POLICY: Register now and pay later.  With the uncertainty of today, you may register to reserve your spot and opt to pay later. Payment is due two weeks prior to the camp start date.  In the event that the camp is canceled due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, everyone will receive a full refund. Serious registrants only please so that we can plan our programs around our registered students.***

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MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE

BASKING RIDGE, NJ

Our Musical Theater Intensive camp will explore the multiple disciplines of musical theatre through classes in singing, dancing, and acting as well as special workshops. It will conclude with a cabaret-style performance showcasing their talents.  The show is designed around the talents of the students in order to give EVERY student their moment to shine!  Our Musical Theatre Intensive is intended for students in grades 7 through college.  Students are grouped based on age and level.  See below for details.

VISUAL ARTS INTENSIVE

BASKING RIDGE AND LEBANON, NJ

This camp is open to students entering grades 6 through 12 with a love of art.  To help students build their technique and develop their style, students will attend classes in general and figure drawing, sculpture, portraiture, and printmaking.  All artwork created during the summer camp will be on display for everyone to admire prior to the Musical Theatre Intensive Performance.  Please see below for more details.

JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP

LEBANON, NJ

Our Junior Musical Theater Camp will introduce the students to the arts of singing, dancing, and acting.  They will also have classes in audition technique as well as the behind-the-scenes work in theatre including set-design, costume-design, and more. It will conclude with an informal cabaret-style performance showcasing their talents.  The Junior Musical Theatre Camp is open to students in grades 3-8 (special consideration for enthusiastic 2nd graders). Students are grouped based on age and level.  See below for details.

 

Summer Musical Theatre Intensive

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Our camp will explore the multiple disciplines of musical theater through classes in singing, dancing, acting, and special workshops. It will conclude with a cabaret-style performance showcasing the students’ talents.  The showcase is designed around the talents of each student in order to give EVERY student their moment to shine!


WHO: Open to all students entering 7th through 12th grade in September 2020.  Beginners are welcome!  Special consideration may be made for experienced and enthusiastic 6th-grade students.

WHEN: *Weekdays from Tuesday, July 7th through July 16th 9:00 AM-3:00 PM (no class July 6 or 17)

PERFORMANCE:  Friday, July 17th at 6:30 PM (students arrive at 5:15 PM)


WHERE:  Ridge High School, 268 S Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920


TUITION:  $685.00 per student if registered by June 1st (postmarked)

            Late Registration: $710.00 (June 2-July 1)

***NEW POLICY: Register now and pay later.  With the uncertainty of today, you may register to reserve your spot and opt to pay later. Payment is due two weeks prior to the camp start date.  In the event that the camp is canceled due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, everyone will receive a full refund. Serious registrants only please so that we can plan our programs around our registered students.***


SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

*Schedule will vary by day and will rotate by group*

9:00-10:30     Master Class/Workshop

10:30-10:45   Snack

10:45-11:45   Group Voice

11:45-12:45   Acting/Blocking

12:45-1:15     Lunch

1:15-2:15       Choreography

2:15-3:00       Full Group Rehearsal

2:45-3:00       Notes/Wrap Up

3:00 PM         Students are dismissed


*Master Class/Workshop Option- During this class period, students will have the opportunity to attend a master class where they may perform solos and receive feedback (volunteers).  This is a great opportunity for students to fine-tune their audition repertoire!  Additional masterclasses will focus on audition technique, body movement and voice for actors, cold readings, scene work, and even musical theater dance basics. Students selected to perform solos in the showcase will workshop their songs during this time as well. 


*Please bring a nut-free lunch and snack.


Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the culminating performance on (tentatively scheduled for...) Friday, July 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM in the Ridge High School Performing Arts Center.

*While this program may be consistent with the mission of the Bernards Township Board of Education, it is not a Board of Education endorsed or sponsored program.  The program is a private enterprise, entirely separate from the Bernards Township Board of Education. *

 

Visual Arts Intensive

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

WHO:

Open to all students entering 3rd through 9th grade in September 2020.  Students will be divided into groups based on age and level.

*Apprenticeship program for grades 10-12 (see description under course descriptions) *

*Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.  Space is limited!

WHEN: 

June 22 through 26th (Monday-Friday) 

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

WHERE: 

Ridge High School, 268 S Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920


ART SHOW: 

Friday, July 17th 5:30 PM in the RHS PAC Lobby


TUITION: 

$400.00 per student if registered by June 1st (postmarked)

Late Registration: $425.00 (June 2-June 19)

*Apprenticeship program $225.00*


***NEW POLICY: Register now and pay later.  With the uncertainty of today, you may register to reserve your spot and opt to pay later. Payment is due two weeks prior to the camp start date.  In the event that the camp is canceled due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, everyone will receive a full refund. Serious registrants only please so that we can plan our programs around our registered students.***


SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

*Schedule will vary daily and rotate by group.*

9:00-10:00    Sculpture

10:00-10:15  Snack

10:15-11:15  Claymation

11:15-12:15  Printmaking

12:15-12:45  Lunch*

12:45-1:45    Acrylic Painting

1:45-2:45      General & Figure Drawing

2:45-3:00      Wrap-up/Clean-up

3:00 PM       Students are dismissed

*Please pack a nut-free snack and lunch! *


TENTATIVE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Sculpture: Students work in the third dimension with found materials, cardboard, papier-mâché, and clay.

Claymation: Using personal devices, students will create an original stop-motion video. Students will establish a storyboard with a plot, original characters, and a miniature set. 

Printmaking: Students explore traditional and innovative printmaking techniques such as collagraphs and monoprints to make greeting cards.

Acrylic Painting: Students will be introduced to acrylic painting techniques in addition to basic color-mixing while receiving instruction for painting a landscape.

General and Figure Drawing: Improve drawing skills by focusing on form, proportion, and values. Media used includes charcoal, graphite, and chalk pastel.

*Apprenticeship Program: This is offered to a maximum of 4 students in grades 10-12.  These students will learn the techniques in each course and will be given the opportunity to work independently on their projects at a more advanced level while receiving valuable feedback from the instructor.  They will also assist the teacher in beginning and ending projects with younger students.  Great for students looking to build and round-out their portfolio!


Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the art show!

*While this program may be consistent with the mission of the Bernards Township Board of Education, it is not a Board of Education endorsed or sponsored program.  The program is a private enterprise, entirely separate from the Bernards Township Board of Education. *

 


Junior Musical Theatre Intensive

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
LOCATED IN LEBANON, NJ

Our Junior Musical Theater Camp will introduce the students to the arts of singing, dancing, and acting.  They will also have classes in audition technique as well as the behind-the-scenes work in theatre including set-design, costume-design, and more. It will conclude with an informal cabaret-style performance showcasing their talents.


Students will be placed in groups based on age and experience.  

WHO: Open to all students entering 3rd through 8th grade in September 2020 (special consideration for enthusiastic 2nd graders).  Beginners are welcome and encouraged to attend!

WHEN: June 22th through July 26th (Monday-Friday) 9:00 AM-3:00 PM​

PERFORMANCE:   Friday, June 26th at 3:00 PM

WHERE:  Acorn Montessori School, 1222 NJ-31, Lebanon, NJ 08833

TUITION  $365.00 per student if registered by June 1st (postmarked)

            Late Registration: $390.00 (June 2-June 22)

***NEW POLICY: Register now and pay later.  With the uncertainty of today, you may register to reserve your spot and opt to pay later. Payment is due two weeks prior to the camp start date.  In the event that the camp is canceled due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, everyone will receive a full refund. Serious registrants only please so that we can plan our programs around our registered students.***


SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

*Schedule will vary by day and will rotate by group*

9:00-9:55       Group Voice

9:55-10:50     Dance/Choreography   

10:50-11:05   Snack

11:05-12:00   Acting/Blocking

12:00-12:30   Lunch

12:30-1:30     Behing the Scenes

1:30-2:30       Full Group Rehearsal

2:30-3:00       Notes/ Closing Activity

3:00 PM         Students are dismissed


*Behind the Scenes- During this class period, students will have the opportunity to learn about varying topics such as musical theater history; set, costume, and prop design; musical theater dance basics; and the art of auditioning. 

*Please bring a nut-free snack and lunch.


Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the culminating performance on (tentatively scheduled for...) Friday, June 26, 2020 at 3:00 PM

 

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