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Signups for Gymnastics Mini Camps and Performing Arts Clinics at Madison Area YMCA Under Way

Thursday, July 17, 2014 • 12:59pm

Sign up for Gymnastics Mini Camps and Performing Arts Clinics now. The mini camps and clinics are offered during the following weeks: July 21-25; July 28-August 1; August 4-8; and August 11-15 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Preschool Gymnastics Summer Mini Camps for 3.5-6 year olds (must be toilet trained). One week camps for all gymnastics levels are open to boys and girls. Two camp session choices are available: Monday through Friday or Tuesday/Thursday. Students will use our specialized, preschool-scale equipment including balance beam, bars, vault, mini trampoline, tumble trak.

Each day includes a short snack break and a resting activity to break up the physical portions of the camp. Campers must bring their own snack. School-Age Gymnastics Mini Camps for 7-14 year olds are available in one week sessions for all gymnastics levels for boys and girls. Two camp session choices are available: Monday through Friday or Tuesday/Thursday. Dance Kids Crazy Fun Dance Clinic for 3-6 year olds runs July 21-25. This fun class is a party every day!!! Learn fun dances, crazy movement games and silly ways to move your body using the parachute, hula hoops, bean bags, drums and more! Dress Code: Comfortable street clothes and sneakers. Acting Performance Clinic for 7-12 year olds runs July 21-25. Students will study acting performance techniques, learn and memorize short original works and perform by week’s end. Dress Code: Comfortable street clothes and sneakers Dance Exploration Clinic for 3-6 year olds run July 28-August 1. This class offers students the possibility to experience all different types of Dance!!! Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Creative Movement and Tap Dress Code: leotard, footless tights, pink ballet shoes, tap shoes optional-please wear sneakers to class. Performing Artist Clinic for 7-12 year olds runs July 28-August 1. Experience the best of both worlds! Acting and movement techniques combined together to introduce students to the Arts of the Performing Stage. Students will learn drama and innovative dance movement thru games, studies and exploration. Dress Code: Comfortable street clothes ie: T shirt/shorts, leotard/leggings, socks and sneakers. Ballet, Tap & Jazz Clinic for 7-12 year olds runs August 4-8. A triple threat! In this class students will develop their technique in three genres of dance: Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Students will focus on strength and centering in Ballet, fast and syncopated foot work in Tap, and strong, fluid isolations in Jazz. Dress Code: Pink or black leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes and tap shoes, black jazz shoes optional. Pre Tap & Pre Ballet Clinic for 3-6 year olds runs August 4-8. Students are taught the fundamentals of Ballet & Tap. Dress Code: leotard or comfortable leggings, ballet shoes and tap shoes. Ballet Clinic for 7-12 year olds runs August 11-15. Mini Hip Hop Clinic for 4-6 year olds runs August 11-15. If your child just starts moving every time they hear a good beat, then this is the class for them!!! Learn the coolest moves, Diva walks and awesome Jumps!!! Dress Code: Leotard/T-shirt, comfortable leggings or shorts. Sneakers a must!

Madison Area YMCA: We’re for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Madison Area YMCA is a not-for-profit, charitable community service organization.  Visit us at www.madisonymca.org

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