CAMP BLACK DOG
SUMMER CAMP 2023
Black Dog Productions is proud to offer a full summer of exciting themed Performing Arts camps for kids entering grades 2-8! Each week we'll rehearse a script, design costumes, sets, and props, and perform a show on Friday at 2:30 for parents and siblings. Come for one week or all summer! Space is limited to 20 campers per week.
Our camp days will include rehearsals, creative labs, acting exercises, and improv games. We will also enjoy fun camp activities like arts & crafts, karaoke, and talent shows. This camp is ideal for budding performers or those with experience who want to improve their craft over the summer.
Campers will enjoy a pizza party on Friday and will perform their play on Friday at 2:30 for parents and siblings.
We ask for a $60 non-refundable deposit at time of registration and the balance is due one week before camp begins.
MON - FRI
9am - 3pm
$275 each week
*10% Sibling Discount
Exploring Bak Middle School of the Arts (Communication Arts & Theater)
Campers Entering Grades 4 -7 | JUNE 5-9
Interested in learning more about Bak Middle School of the Arts? Bak is a unique public middle school in Palm Beach County that offers a great academic education as well as emphasis in several art areas. The audition process is competitive, and Black Dog offers prep classes for students who are interested in attending. Our special Bak Exploration camp introduces campers interested in Communication Arts and/or Theater to the audition process, as well as what student life is like. Current Bak students will present Q&As and share their first-hand experiences with campers. We will also feature Bak-like activities such as producing a morning news show and exploring the four areas of theater (musical theater, acting, costuming, and technical theater). Our Bak expert and Coach, Mark Fetterly, has been preparing students for entrance to Bak for over 20 years and will lead a two-hour audition prep each day. Parents will also receive information on the audition process so you're well prepared! (Please note our Bak MSOA Prep Camp is reserved for rising 4th through 7th graders.)
CAMP FOR GOOD AND EVIL - THIS WEEK IS FULL AND ON WAITLIST
Campers Entering Grades 2-8 | JUNE 12-16
We'll dive into Fairy Tale characters, Monsters and Legends, and even Greek heroes and antiheroes popular in literature and on film and stage. We all know you can't always trust the good guy...and the bad guy is seldom all bad. Campers will create characters rich in character and backstory as we rehearse a play of villainy and heroism, beauty and surprise. This is the week for fans of Percy Jackson, School of Good and Evil, Monster High, and anyone who enjoys high-stakes storytelling and over-the-top characters. Come ready to tell stories and fight monsters!
JR. SHAKESPEARE - Hamlet - ONLY ONE SPOT LEFT!
Campers Entering Grades 2-8 | JUNE 19-23
To camp or not to camp? That is the question! When you hear the name Shakespeare, you may think of a literary giant and master of the English language. The truth is, in his time he was a wildly popular entertainer who made up his own words and was sneered at by scholars. This camp will introduce kids to the most popular playwright of all time through humor and modern language. We will focus on Hamlet, perhaps Shakespeare's best-known play and the inspiration for The Lion King. Campers will learn a little about the Bard as we do a Shakespeare Escape Room, learn how to hurl Shakespearean insults (You lumpish, dizzy-eyed minnow!), and rehearse a comedic version of Hamlet for our Friday performance.
MYSTERIOUS AND SPOOKY - THIS WEEK IS FULL AND ON WAITLIST
Campers Entering Grades 2-8 | JUNE 26-JUNE 30
From the Addams Family Musical to Beetlejuice, the macabre has never been so cool! We'll follow Wednesday, Lydia, and friends into their worlds of mysterious and monstrous adventures. Throw in a zombie cheerleader or two and we've got a week that's going to be so fun, it's frightening! This week of camp will include some elements of musical theater as we rehearse the "spookiest" showcase of the summer. We give this week of camp two snaps!
ON BROADWAY - THIS WEEK IS FULL AND ON WAITLIST
Campers Entering Grades 2-8 | JULY 10-14
Do you have a camper who dreams of starring on Broadway someday? Check out our "On Broadway" week as we explore some of the most famous Broadway musicals of all time. They're going to want to be in the 'room where it happens' as we put together a musical showcase featuring our campers' favorite Broadway tunes. We'll enjoy karaoke, choreography, and plenty of razzle dazzle this week on the Great White Way (in Wellington). This Friday's showcase will be one you don't want to miss! Prior musical theater experience is not necessary for participation in this camp.
IN THE BIZ - THIS WEEK IS FULL AND ON WAITLIST
Campers Entering Grades 2-8 | JULY 17-21
Calling all junior entrepreneurs! In addition to putting on a theatrical performance, campers will role play what it takes to run a business, from creating their own business concept to designing their own logos. We'll create our own Escape Room ideas and develop products that we'll "sell" to each other at our Black Dog Marketplace at the end of the week. If your kid dreams of running a YouTube channel or taking over the fashion world someday, they're going to have to learn how to sell their ideas! As we rehearse our Friday showcase, kids will learn public speaking skills and how to project confidence in front of their peers.
OUT OF THIS WORLD - THIS WEEK IS FULL AND ON WAITLIST
Campers Entering Grades 2-8 | JULY 24-28
Aliens, astronauts, superheroes, and time travelers are all welcome at our STEM-focused final week of camp. We'll explore sci-fi, steampunk, anime and more through set design and character creation as part of our theatrical performance. We'll travel through time and space as we perform experiments, build challenges, and create fantastic stories to cap off our exciting camp season. We guarantee that the final showcase of the summer will be a blast!