top of page

Summer Camp Special Offer:

SIBLING DISCOUNT:  Receive $50 off of tuition for the 2nd child (and 3rd, 4th, etc) for any of our camps!  This may be applied to any camp and siblings do not need to be enrolled in the same program to qualify.  You may also use this discount for any child attending an additional camp. 

*There is a limit of one discount per child per camp.

*If paying via PayPal, the discount will be applied via refund.  Checks may be made to the discounted price.

Summer Camps

MUSICAL THEATER AND VISUAL ARTS CAMPS

20190718_140917_edited_edited.jpg
PXL_20220630_173540301.jpg
FineTuned2019-LKerrick-53_edited_edited.jpg

MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE

RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
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 showcase to share 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 6 through college with a special apprentice program for advanced students in grades 11 and up.  Students are grouped by level.

JUNIOR VISUAL
ARTS CAMP

LEBANON, NJ

This camp is open to students entering grades 3 through 8 with a love of art.  To help students build their technique and develop their style, students will participate in a variety of classes such as sculpture, photorealistic drawing, acrylic painting, mixed media, and/or watercolor painting.  All artwork created during the summer program will be on display at the conclusion of the program.  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 an introduction to the behind-the-scenes work in theatre such as set design, costume design, and more. The camp is designed for students who are looking for a strong foundation and introduction to musical theatre. It will conclude with an informal performance showcasing their talents.

FTPA-2023-131_Original.jpg

Musical Theatre Intensive

REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY FULL.  PLEASE REGISTER ON THE WAITLIST IN CASE A SPOT OPENS UP.

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 6th through 12th grade in September 2024.  Beginners are welcome!  

* We also have a special APPRENTICE PROGRAM for advanced 11th & 12th Graders (limited spots available and an audition is required).  See below for details.

WHEN: 

Weekdays July 8th - July 17th from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM (8 days)
Mon-Fri (week 1) Mon-Wed (week 2)

PERFORMANCE:
Wednesday, July 17 at 7:00 PM
(students arrive at 6:00 PM)


WHERE:

Ridge High School
268 S Finley Ave.
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920


TUITION:

$775.00 (cash/check) per student if registered by May 1st 

*PayPal payments include a $28.53 fee for a total of $803.53
Late Registration: $800.00 (May 2-July 1)

*APPRENTICE PROGRAM ONLY is $200 for tuition ($225 after May 1st). 

Open to students entering grades 11-12 pending an audition (see below).

*Payment is due at the time of registration.  Your spot will not be held until both your payment and registration forms are received. 

Please contact us if you need to pay in installments. Please see our waivers/policies page for our refund policy.

APPRENTICE PROGRAM:

This program is open to our advanced students entering grades 11, 12, and/or college.  Apprentices will receive training from our special workshops, have a featured role in our showcase, and will be given special artistic leadership opportunities to direct and mentor our students.  There are only a few spots available. Please contact us if you are interested in this special program.  Former/current students will not need to audition but, new students will be asked to send an audition video for evaluation. 

CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES

*Schedules will vary by day.

-Masterclass/Workshops (We will be having a special guest industry professionals, TBA.)

-Acting Class

-Scene Work/ Blocking 

-Choreography

-Group Voice 

-Small Group Rehearsals

-Full Ensemble Rehearsals 

-Individual Solo Work

INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN SOCIETY:

All high school students are eligible to receive ITS points for their involvement in the camp!

COVID-19 SAFETY

We will follow all current CDC and NJ Department of Health guidelines regarding the safe operation of our summer programs.  

*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. *

PXL_20220630_173540301.jpg
IMG_20180720_173750 crop.jpg
IMG_20190719_170910.jpg
PXL_20220628_195531517.jpg
IMG_20190719_171001.jpg
IMG_20190719_171113_1.jpg
IMG-6241.jpg
Screenshot 2021-03-31 11.24.29 AM.png
Screenshot 2021-03-31 11.46.48 AM.png
Virtual Art Projects.png
PXL_20220701_191637547.jpg
PXL_20220627_185037411.jpg

Junior Visual Arts Camp

REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY FULL.  PLEASE REGISTER ON THE WAITLIST IN CASE A SPOT OPENS UP.

Our Junior Visual Arts Camp is designed to help students build their technique and develop their style. Students will attend a variety of classes such as sculpture, portraiture, photorealistic drawing, acrylic painting, mixed media, printmaking, and/or watercolor painting. 

WHO:

Open to all students entering 3rd through 8th grade in September 2024.  (*open to enthusiastic 2nd graders who like a challenge).  Students will be divided into groups based on age and level.

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

WHEN: 

June 24-28th (Monday-Friday) 

1:00 PM- 3:30 PM

*Students who attend both the Junior Musical Theatre and Art Camps will have lunch from 12:30-1:00 PM.  

WHERE: 

The Acorn Montessori School

1222 NJ-31, Lebanon, NJ​

TUITION: 

$235.00 (cash/check) per student if registered by May 1st 

*PayPal payments include a $9.01 fee for a total of $244.01   

Late Registration: $260.00 (May 2-June 18)

*There is a $50 discount if you attend both the Junior Musical Theatre & Visual Art Camps for a full-day camp.

*Payment is due at the time of registration.  Your spot will not be held until both your payment and registration forms are received. Please contact us if you need to pay in installments.

Please see our waivers/policies page for our refund policy.

SAMPLE CLASSES FROM PAST YEARS

*Classes will vary daily based on pieces.  These courses are tentative and subject to change.*

Portraiture: Students acquire knowledge of facial proportions and create a realistic portrait of an animal or person. The variety of media offered includes oil pastel, chalk pastel, colored pencil, and acrylic paint.

Printmaking: Students explore design with textures, patterns, and motifs through the art of printmaking.

Photorealistic Drawing: In this class, campers will use graphite pencils and learn shading and drawing techniques to create a realistic drawing on the subject of their choice.

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

Watercolor Painting: Thinking about a favorite vacation spot?  In this class, campers will learn various watercolor painting techniques and will create polaroid size paintings of a spot they’d like to visit. 

Mixed Media: In this class, campers will create a collage using magazines, newspapers, various recycled materials if they’d like as well as painted sheets of paper.  Campers will focus on and learn about how to create a cohesive composition, how to create movement with the placement of their items as well as how to color mix to match a specific color. 

COVID-19 SAFETY

We will follow all current CDC and NJ Department of Health guidelines regarding the safe operation of our summer programs.  

FineTuned2019-LKerrick-59_edited.jpg

Junior Musical Theatre Camp

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

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

WHO:

Open to all students entering 3rd through 8th grade in September 2024 (special consideration for enthusiastic 2nd graders).  Beginners are welcome and encouraged to attend!  Space is very limited!

*Advanced 6th-8th graders are encouraged to join our Musical Theatre Intensive.  However, we will happily challenge them here if that is not possible. ​

WHEN:

June 24-28, 2023 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 AM-12:30 PM​

*Students who attend both the Junior Musical Theatre and Art Camps will have lunch from 12:30-1:00 PM.  

PERFORMANCE:  

Friday, June 28th at 11:45 AM.

We will have a brief informal performance to share what we learned during our 1-week camp. 

WHERE: 

The Acorn Montessori School

1222 NJ-31, Lebanon, NJ​

TUITION: 

$250.00 (cash/check) per student if registered by May 1st

*PayPal payments include a $9.55 fee for a total of $259.55*

Late Registration: $275.00 (May 2-June 20)

*There is a $50 discount if you attend both the Junior Musical Theatre & Visual Art Camps for a full-day camp.

*Payment is due at the time of registration.  Your spot will not be held until both your payment and registration forms are received. Please contact us if you need to pay in installments.

Please see our waivers/policies page for our refund policy.

SAMPLE DAILY ACTIVITIES

*Schedules will vary daily.

-Warmup

-Group Voice

-Dance/Choreography   

-Acting/Blocking

-Behind the Scenes

-Small Group Rehearsals

-Full Group Rehearsal

COVID-19 SAFETY

We will follow all current CDC and NJ Department of Health guidelines regarding the safe operation of our summer programs.  

bottom of page