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Summer Camps & Workshops

Our Summer Camps & Workshops are suitable for boys and girls of all ages and levels of ability! These special programs are divided into a variety of options for different ages, levels of ability and dance styles. They are a fantastic way to try out dance for the first time, explore new ways of moving, and improve technique and artistry - all in a nurturing environment where students thrive.

What to Expect

  • Experienced, qualified instructors who enjoy working with students.
  • Consistent, constructive class content.
  • Appropriate and positive class music.
  • Modest attire and instruction using appropriate, edifying movements.
  • Overarching joy that comes from our basis faith - learn more.

Camps for Girls & Boys

Summer camps at Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts are tons of fun! Our three-day camps are a great way to burn off summer energy in a constructive environment. Camps include dancing, games, crafts, and stories that help us learn about Jesus.

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The Lord is My Shepherd: June 26-28

If the Lord is our Shepherd, that means we’re like sheep! Join us this June for a fun three days full of dancing and learning about Psalm 23. We can rejoice and find peace knowing that our Father in heaven takes care of his precious children - He is always there to hold our hand.  
 

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday | 10:00-11:30am
Camps are open to girls and boys ages 3-6. Each session includes a dance lesson, choreography, a craft, storytime, and a fresh-fruit and water snack (provided). Parents are invited to attend the last 10 minutes of class on Thursday for a special presentation!

Princesses & Superheroes of the Bible: August 7-9

Princesses and superheroes aren’t just in the movies! Join us this August for a fun three days full of dancing and learning about some incredible real-life characters in the Bible. We can find strength for every situation knowing that all things are possible with God.
 

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday | 10:00-11:30am OR 5:00-6:30pm
Camps are open to girls and boys ages 3-6. Each session includes a dance lesson, choreography, a craft, storytime, and a fresh-fruit  and water snack (provided). Parents are invited to attend the last 10 minutes of class on Thursday for a special presentation!


Workshops

Summer Workshops at Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts are one-week intensives perfect for dancers of all ages. Workshops allow students to gain confidence, experience new dance styles, and grow in both skill and artistry.

Workshops take place at the Main Campus in Frankfort, IL. Enroll by April 27 for an additional 10% off tuition!

Aspire Workshop: June 25-29 OR August 6-10

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The Aspire Workshop is the perfect place for all young aspiring ballerinas and ballet dancers! The workshop is typically appropriate for girls and boys ages 7+ with some prior dance experience  (including those who completed ballet levels 1A, 1B, 2A, or 2B in the fall/spring). Each day includes a ballet class, divided into levels based on ability. This is a great way for dancers to both keep up and improve their ballet technique - and strong classical ballet foundations will serve dancers for a lifetime, regardless of what career path they pursue! Additional rotating classes may include classical variations, jazz, modern, and contemporary, allowing dancers to broaden their experience beyond the routine of ballet class in a fun, encouraging environment.

June 25-29 (Monday-Friday) | 12:30-3:30pm
August 6-10 (Monday-Friday) | 9:00am-12:00pm

Enrollment is by week. Parents are invited to attend a special showcase performance during the last 20 minutes of class on Friday. Attendees should wear classical ballet attire and additionally bring a t-shirt (for floor exercises), shorts or capris, a non-messy snack, and a water bottle.

(New!!!) Broadway Workshop: June 25-29

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The Broadway Workshop for anyone ages 10+ who enjoys singing, dancing and acting! This workshop includes classes in jazz, contemporary, hip hop, and musical theater - no prior experience in dance is required. Attendees get to explore a variety of dance styles, learn about acting and artistry, and gain confidence in a fun, encouraging environment.

June 25-29 (Monday-Friday) | 12:30-3:30pm
Enrollment is by week. Parents are invited to attend a special showcase performance during the last 20 minutes of class on Friday. Recommended attire is a leotard or shirt with jazz pants, stretchy pants or capris, and jazz shoes, with hair pulled back away from the face.

 



Instructors

All of Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts' instructors are highly trained and qualified in teaching. Many of the school's instructors are also professional dancers with the Ballet 5:8 Company, bringing a wealth of experience to their classes. Student instructors are required to progress through our teacher-training program with a minimum of one year of successful assistant teaching prior to instructing their own classes.

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Registration & Tuition

Registration is easiest to complete on-line but may also be completed in person.


Additional Information

Summer Policies

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Printable Schedule

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