How to find Performing Arts day camps

  1. Use our search filters and choose Category = Arts. Choose the Sub-categories you like.

  2. Enter your child's age and rising grade.

  3. Narrow by location, date, and times if desired.

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pointe shoeDance Camps

For something different, try Ninja Hip-Hop or Circus Camp at Chosen Dance.

Ballet of various levels is offered at the USC Conservatory, Stepping Out Dance Studio, and Tutu School.

You can do theater dance with the Columbia Children's Theatre and the Town Theatre.

Or go international with Latino Rhythms at Hammond School.

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thespian masksDrama Camps

USC Drama Conservatory has 1-, 2-, and 3-week camps, depending on age..

Well-known shows in this year's line-up include Into the Woods (Children's Theatre), The Sound of Music (Hammond School) and Beauty and the Beast (Town Theatre).

You can even learn technical theater at the Columbia Children's Theatre.

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Film Camps

The Nickelodeon has a stop-motion animation camp and a sci-fi horror session.



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music notesMusic Camps

The GMG Academy of the Arts offers a program where you can take two instruments and play in a band, plus studio recording and songwriting.

Learn piano and guitar at Heathwood Hall or take piano at USC's Center for Piano Studies.

USC has a String Project camp, the Opera Experience, and the Summer Conservatory for high schoolers.

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Columbia Performing Arts Camp Providers

Links to the camp websites are in the yellow box on the right


Columbia performing arts camp providers




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Camp Provider Websites

Center for Piano Studies

Chosen Dance Academy

Columbia Children's Theatre

Hammond School

Heathwood Hall

GMG Music Center

Northwest YMCA

Stepping Out Dance Studio

The Nickelodeon

Town Theatre

Tutu School

USC Drama Conservatory

USC Opera

USC Strings