Summer

Sawnee School of the Arts offers multiple options for summer dancing fun! We have fun and energetic camps for dancers ages 2 – 18.  Payment of 50% required upon registration. Balance due June 1. Summer camp payments are non-refundable after May 1, but may be transferable to another summer camp, if space is available. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our front office.

Pom Pom Unicorn’s Magical Carnival on a Cloud Dance Camp

Age 2-6 Years 
June 20 – 24, 2022
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$160
Miss Teresa

Your dancer will love dancing through the pink sky to Pom Pom Unicorn’s Magical Carnival on a Cloud!  Tiny dancers will climb the sparkly rainbow and soar through the Cotton Candy Clouds as magical unicorns in this sweet ballet dance camp.  This magical camp is full of all things unicorn, dancing, carnival games, glittery crafts, and even rainbow rewards!  It’s sure to be a magical time!   The camp will conclude with an informal performance on Friday at 12:00 pm.

Dancers will need to bring lunch as well as a healthy snack and drink (please refrain from any products containing peanuts). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

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Aladdin Dance Camp

Age 3+
June 27 – July 1, 2022
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$160 
Miss Becky

Join us for a week of fun as we explore a whole new world during Aladdin Camp! We will dance our way through the city of Agrabah with ballet, jazz, and tap as well as make crafts, play games, and dress up. During lunch each day, we will watch small clips from the live action Aladdin movie as well as Sawnee Ballet Theatre’s most recent Aladdin  production. The camp will conclude with an informal performance outside on Friday at 12:00 pm. Dust off that lamp and get ready for Aladdin Camp!

Dancers will need to bring lunch as well as a healthy snack and drink (please refrain from any products containing peanuts). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

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Penny Prima Dance Camp

Age 2-6 Years 
July 5-8, 2022
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
$150 
Miss Teresa

Penny Prima is a pink flamingo with bright pink polka-dot spots, and she LOVES to dance. Join Penny and her friends for this spectacular dance-filled camp as we learn new dance styles, create crafts, play games, and much more. The camp will conclude with an informal performance outside on Friday at 12:45 pm.

Dancers will need to bring lunch as well as a healthy snack and drink (please refrain from any products containing peanuts). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

 

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Princess Tea Party Dance Camp

Age 3+ Years 
July 11-15, 2022
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
$160
Miss Breanna

Join us as we act like royalty for a week! Princess Camp is a magical experience with enchanting tea parties, story time, games, dancing, and crafts. We will be celebrating a different Disney Princess each day, and we may even have a special visit from your favorite princess. You don’t want to miss this fun-loving camp fit for all princesses! The camp will conclude with an informal performance on Friday at 12:00 pm that will have everyone movin’! 

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack and a water bottle (please refrain from any products containing peanuts). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

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Descendants Musical Theatre Camp

Ages 8+
July 11-15, 2022
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$165 
Miss Breanna

This summer, don’t miss out on our NEW Descendants Musical Theatre Camp. This camp is great for our experienced dancers, as well as beginners. Dancers will be assigned roles based on experience level and responsible for learning scripted roles and choreography. There will be many lead roles as well as lots of group sections for our novices who prefer safety in numbers. Dancers will also be asked to provide basic costuming needs from their closets. Shy about singing or speaking-no worries, it’s not a requirement! The week will conclude with an informal Friday performance for family and friends at 3:30 pm. We cannot wait to spend the week with Mal, Evie, and Uma, as we dance along to our favorite Descendant’s songs. 

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack and a water bottle (please refrain from any products containing peanuts). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

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Tumbling Camp

Ages 4 – 10
July 18-22, 2022
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
$165
Miss Jo & Miss Brelin

This camp is designed for students working on forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, one-handed cartwheels, roundoffs, backbend kick overs. Each student will work at his/her own pace with harder skills (such as back walkovers, front walkovers, front limbers) being introduced if/when they are ready. Tumbling skills will be combined in a short routine which will be shown during a short, informal demonstration on Friday afternoon at 12:30 pm.

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack and a water bottle (please refrain from any products containing peanuts). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

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Rainbow Dance Party Camp

Ages 5+
July 18-22, 2022
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$160
Miss Megan

“Legend says at the end of the Rainbow, there is a pot of gold. But the truth is, it’s something even more amazing. Only a chosen few with an eye for bold fashions can follow the Rainbow to Rainbow High, the colorful fashion school where everyone learns to flaunt their true colors.” 

If you love Rainbow High Dolls, you will love all the Rainbow-filled activities planned for this week. Join us for a week of dance parties, games, crafts, scavenger hunts, and more! Each day of camp is filled with activities from the six core members; Ruby, Poppy, Sunny, Jade, Skyler, and Violet. The camp will conclude with an informal performance on Friday at 3:30 pm that will have everyone movin’! 

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack and a water bottle (please refrain from any products containing peanuts). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

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Summer Dance Intensives

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Junior Dance Intensive
Ages 6-9
June 20-24, 2022
10:00 am – 2:30 pm
$250

Dancers will take daily classes in ballet, modern, and jazz.  Dancers will also have a daily rotating class to expose them to other genres of dance like musical theatre, tumbling, leaps/turns/jumps, tap, and improv.  This is designed for dancers that were in primary 1 ballet, primary 2 ballet, elementary 1 ballet, jazz 1, jazz 2, and/or modern 1 levels during the 2021/2022 season (or will be enrolling in these levels for 2022/2023).   It is a great camp for dancers looking to try out several styles of dance as well as those interested in the Sapphires program.

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack, lunch, and water bottle(s). Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

 

 

 

 

Premiere Dance Intensive:
Ages 9-13
June 20-24, 2022
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
$275 

Dancers will take daily classes in ballet, modern, and jazz.  Dancers will also have a daily rotating class to expose them to other genres of dance like musical theatre, tumbling, leaps/turns/jumps, tap, and improv.  This camp is designed for dancers that were Elementary or Pre-Pointe ballet levels, Jazz 3, and/or Modern 2 during the 2021/2022 season or dancers new to Sawnee Ballet with similar experience.  

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack, lunch, and water bottle(s).  Discount for non-ballet option will be added by the front office after registration. Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

 

 

 

 

Elite Dance Intensive:
Ages 12 & Up
June 27 – July 1, 2022
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
$300 

Dancers will take daily classes in ballet, pointe, modern, and jazz from outside faculty in addition to a different specialty class each day.

This camp is designed for dancers that were in Beginning or Intermediate Pointe, Jazz levels 4-5, and/or Modern levels 3-4 during the 2021/2022 season or dancers new to Sawnee Ballet with similar experience.

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack, lunch, and water bottle(s).  Discount for non-ballet option will be added by the front office after registration. Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

 

 

 

Pre-Pro Dance Intensive:
Ages 13 & Up
June 27 – July 1, 2022
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
$325

Dancers will take classes in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, leaps/turns, stretch/flexibility/conditioning, and more from outside faculty. 

This camp is designed for dancers that with either 3+ years of pointe experience, 5 years of jazz or contemporary experience, and/or were in SBT during the 2021/2022 season.

Dancers will need to bring a healthy snack, lunch, and water bottle(s).  Discount for non-ballet option will be added by the front office after registration. Payment of 50% due at time of registration. Remaining balance due June 1. Payment due in full after June 1.

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Mini Clinics

Stretch/Flex/Condition Mini Clinics
Miss Brelin

Ages 11 & up
July 5-8, 2022 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm): $85
July 12-14, 2022 (10:00 am – 11:30 am): $65

Ages 7-10
July 5-8, 2022 (10:00 am – 11:30 am): $85
July 12-14, 2022 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm): $65

Increase your strength, flexibility and endurance through stretching and conditioning. This class focuses on student and teacher set goals for improvement with regular check points to assess progress. The class consists of warm up, static and dynamic stretching, conditioning exercises and a culminating cardiovascular component.

Dancers will need to bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Payment due in full at time of registration.

 

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Walkovers Mini Clinic
Miss Jo

Ages 7 & up
11:45 am – 1:15 pm
July 5-8, 2022 

$100 (Must Take S/F/C Mini Clinic)

Prerequisite: handstand to bridge, bridge recover and back bend kickover

Taken in conjunction with the Stretch/Flex/Condition Mini Clinic to warm up and work on the strength and proper technique needed for this clinic.  Dancers will learn the fundamental mechanics for both front and back walkovers on both sides and will gain a better understanding of the concept of being spotted.

Dancers will need to bring a water bottle. Payment due in full at time of registration.

 

 

Back Handspring Mini Clinic
Miss Jo

Ages 10 & up
July 5-8, 2022 
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$135

Prerequisite: back walkover, solid roundoff
 
Dancers will learn the fundamental mechanics and momentum required for a back handspring including handstand snap downs, handstand blocks, and back limbers.  Dancers will be spotted on back handsprings and gain a better understanding of the concept of being spotted.
 
 
Dancers will need to bring a water bottle. Payment due in full at time of registration.

 


Aerial Cartwheel Mini Clinic
Miss Jo

Ages 11 & up

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
July 12-14, 2022

$80 (Must Take S/F/C Mini Clinic) 

Prerequisite: solid cartwheel and running cartwheel on both sides

Taken in conjunction with the Stretch/Flex/Condition Camp to warm up and work on the strength and proper technique needed for this clinic.  Dancers will learn the fundamental mechanics such as dive cartwheels and cartwheel snap downs.  They will also learn the momentum required for a running aerial and will gain a better understanding of the concept of being spotted.

Dancers will need to bring a water bottle. Payment due in full at time of registration.

 

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Cartwheel Mini Clinic
Miss Jo

Ages 3 & up

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
July 12-14, 2022
$65 

Dancers will work on strengthening arms and tummy muscles as well as flexibility while learning the fundamental mechanics and momentum required for cartwheels.
 

Dancers will need to bring a water bottle. Payment due in full at time of registration.

 

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Strength Training Classes
Jazzercise North Forsyth will be holding two strength training class sessions at Sawnee Ballet.

Ages 10 & Up 
Miss Natalie
July 5-7, 2022 (4:30 pm – 5:15 pm): $35
July 18-22, 2022 (4:30 pm – 5:15 pm): $55

Jazzercise North Forsyth will be holding two strength training class sessions at Sawnee Ballet. 

Each 45 minute class will focus on a safe and effective workout designed with a dancer’s body in mind. 

Each class will begin with dynamic stretching, then work through important muscle groups such as the glutes, hamstrings, abductors & adductors, core, and upper torso. Each session will end with stretching to lengthen the muscles that were worked. 

The entire class is professionally choreographed to hit music and the instructor, Natalie, will keep students motivated and smiling through the burn.