Summer Camps

Monday-Friday     

Half-Day: $150     9:00am-12:00pm     

You’ve heard about them, experienced them and now it’s time to sign up! Little Leapers award winning summer dance camps are OPEN for 2020 registration. All camps include dance lessons in ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz, and tumbling, in addition to crafts, snacks, games, props, set design, and an end of the week performance! (Tap shoes not required)

*DUE TO THE NEW REGULATIONS REGARDING COVID-19 ALL CAMPS WILL BE HALF DAY ONLY (9AM-12PM). THE MAJORITY OF CAMPS WILL TAKE PLACE OUTDOORS TO COMPLY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING AND ADDED CLEANING AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS HAVE BEEN PUT INTO PLACE. WE ALSO ARE UNABLE TO TAKE ANY FIELD TRIPS TO THE PARK OR POOL AT THIS TIME*

Mermaid Camp

June 8th - June 12th 2020 (Blacksburg)

OUR MOST POPULAR CAMP!
 

Ages 3-8 years 
 

Mermaid camp includes dance lessons, singing lessons, and yes you guessed it MERMAID lessons! 

 

Mermaid camp is packed with fun activities, field trips and LOTS of learning!  Together they would have dance lessons, learn choreography, share stories, play games, sing songs, learn how to swim like a mermaid in a real mermaid tail, do a mermaid photo shoot, and work on special crafts. 

 

During this camp we will have two days of field trips to the Pool and Hand-and-Hand Park (Blacksburg Camp). At the conclusion of camp on Friday, 15 mins prior to pick up, students will put on a performance for parents and friends!  


Kids will get a field trip to the park and pool and learn how to swim in real mermaid tails! Throughout camp they will have lessons, crafts, play games, and more. At the end of their camp week, they will put on a Splashing performance. They'll even have a surprise visit from a REAL mermaid!

 

Come spend a week exploring the world of mermaids dance, art, music, tumbling, play, swim, and other activities!

Prior swimming experience is not required. Swimmies are available to borrow for beginner swimmers. Specific pools and parks to be sent out to campers by Friday prior to camp. 

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$150

Directors Camp

July 6th-10th 2020

Ages 6-14
 

 

Has your child come up with their own productions? Have they ever dreamed of being the star of the show, or the director backstage? This camp is perfect for them!

The LEAP Performing Arts Academy is proud to present our first annual KIDS DIRECTOR CAMP, where the kids call the shots! This week is jam packed with LOTS of classes and workshops. 

The kids will create their own story, choose music, and choreography. They'll learn how to put on their own production from designing a show poster, casting, assigning backstage tasks, learning how to run lighting, calling shows, writing scripts, and management. The kids will create a full show.

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$150

Musical Theater Camp

June 8th-12th 2020

Ages 6-12 years

Do you love to sing, dance and act? Explore the world of Musical Theater in a fun, exciting and supportive environment. This camp focuses on the music and dance from classic and contemporary Broadway Shows. Students will learn musical theater dance, be given vocal training, and learn acting and musical theater performance techniques. Most importantly this class is focused on developing a love and passion for Musical Theater. At the end of their camp week, they would invite special guests to their musical performance.

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$150

Dance Intensive

Level 2-3:  TBA
Level 4-5:  TBA

LEAP Performing Arts Program offers summer intensives for older and goal oriented dancers. (Level 2+, not for beginner students)


This week is jam packed with LOTS of classes and workshops to choose from. 

Classroom Etiquette
*Intermediate Ballet Technique and Class 
*Advanced Ballet Technique and Class 
History of Ballet
^Choreography Workshop (2 hrs)
How to make and mend costumes
*Intermediate Lyrical
*Advanced Lyrical
How Auditions Start in the Classroom
*Intermediate Ballet Technique and Class 
*Advanced Ballet Technique and Class 
History of Tap
Strength and Cardio
^Pas de Deux Workshop (2 hrs)
Stage Hair and Make Up
*Intermediate Tap
*Advanced Tap
Dress for Respect: Attire in the classroom and on stage
*Outdoor Ballet Technique and Class 
Nutrition for Dancers
Stage & Backstage Tour including the Moss Arts Center
^Prop Work and Handling with Jessica Lee (1hr)
Prop Making
*Intermediate Jazz
*Advanced Jazz
Respect and Kindness for fellow instructors, peers, and studios
*Intermediate Ballet Technique and Class 
*Advanced Ballet Technique and Class 
Dance Terminology & Spelling
^Pas de Deux Workshop (2 hrs)
How to jewel costumes
*Learning Variations (1 hour)
Receiving Audition Results / Class Placements

Dance Photoshoot
Yoga for Dancers: Core Strength & Stretch 
*Intermediate Ballet Technique and Class 
*Advanced Ballet Technique and Class 
^Stage Presence and Acting with Steve Matuszak

 


Entire Week...$260
Single Day pass...$75
Single Class*...$20
Single Workshop^...$40
-- $75/ week of all Morning classes
-- $150/ week of all Workshops
-- $60/ week of all Evening classes


Because this an intensive instructional program, all classes and workshops will be closed and private. We respectfully ask that parents refrain from waiting in the studio and/or watching workshops. This is for your child and the instructors' benefit.

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$260

Princess Camp

June 15th-19th 2020

Ages 3-7 years


Once upon a time in a land called Little Leapers princes and princesses traveled from near and far to attend Princess Camp. The Princesses were inventors, artists, dancers and most importantly friends. They were kind to others and always used their manners.  Together they would have dance lessons, learn choreography, share stories, play games, enjoy a trip to the pool and park, learn how to be a prince / princess, a photo shoot, and work on special crafts.

 

Prior swimming experience is not required. Swimmies are available to borrow for beginner swimmers. Specific pools and parks to be sent out to campers by Friday prior to camp. 

At the end of their camp week, they would invite special guests to their royal performance. They even had a surprise visit from a REAL princess!

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$150

Super Hero Camp

July 13th-17th 2020

Ages 3-7 years


Super Hero includes dance and tumbling lessons, a super hero photoshoot against a green screen to create your own comic book, singing lessons, and acting. They'll enjoy a field trip to the park and pool. Throughout camp they will have lessons, crafts, play games, and more. At the end of their camp week, they will put on an action packed performance. Super Hero Camp is for children ages 3-7 years.

Prior swimming experience is not required. Swimmies are available to borrow for beginner swimmers.

From:

$150

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