Theater and Performing Arts

<span class="entry-title-text">Blue Rill Day Camp</span>
444 Saddle River Road, Airmont, NY
845-352-3521
Ages 3-15 years
June 25th - August 17th; Days are 9:00am-4:00pm; Mini-Days available for PreK and K campers are 9:00am-2:00pm
Blue Rill offers aftercare, free of charge until 6:00pm. Campers must be picked up prior to 6:00pm.
Air-conditioned, mini-buses driven by CDL Certified, State Licensed drivers.

Each group's schedule is a perfect mix of swimming, sports, creative and performing arts, outdoor adventure and special events. The splishing and splashing is spectacular in our 3 heated pools. Our comprehensive sports program combines skill development and game play while teaching sportsmanship and teamwork. Campers love our creative arts programs and treasure their projects! The endless fun continues at our fabulous outdoor adventure areas, including our rock wall, high and low elements, nature and explorers programs. All this combined with specialty activities such as boating, dance, archery, fishing, our spectacular playgrounds and loads of special events! Our creative and innovative programs grow with our campers and provide summers filled with awesome activities and memorable experiences!

Rates vary based on number of weeks attending, etc.
Two through eight week sessions available.
Full dates and rates can be found here:
http://www.bluerilldaycamp.com/info_dates_sessions.htm
Substantial savings for pre-school campers (entering Nursery and Kindergarten)
A 5% alumni discount
5% off for 2nd sibling, 10% off for 3rd sibling.
10% off total tuition for all new Hoboken families
2017
<span class="entry-title-text">BOLD Arts Dance Camp at All Saints</span>
All Saints Day School - 527 Clinton Street, Hoboken
419-349-2465
Entering 1st - 6th Grade (weeks of July 25th and August 1st); Entering Pre-K-K (week of August 8th)
Weeks of July 24th and July 31st are full-day camp from 9:00am-3:00pm; Week of August 7th is half-day camp from 9:00am-12:00pm.
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n/a (local)

BOLD Arts invites children to join in a week of dance and the arts which culminates in a high-energy, original performance. We build our show together using a thought-provoking theme, live music, and student-made scenery, costumes, and choreography. Expect to have fun, be challenged, and exposed to various styles of dance, storytelling, and incredible music.

Participants pack their lunches.

Full Day Camp: $500
Half Day Camp: $300
Receive a $100 discount when you sign up for both Full Day weeks!
2017
<span class="entry-title-text">Camp Riverbend</span>
116 Hillcrest Road, Warren, NJ
908-580-CAMP (2267)
Ages 3-14 years
June 26th – August 11h; Full-Days are 9:30am- 4:15pm; Half-Days for ages 3-4 years are 9:30am-12:30pm. Three-quarter days for ages 3-4 are 9:30 am - 2 pm
Extended day at Camp 8 am to 6 pm (requires parent drop off and pick up)
Daily bus service from Hoboken and downtown Jersey City. Pick-up time is approximately 8:30am and drop-off time is approximately 5:00pm. Drop-off time for the three-quarter day bus is approximately 2:30pm-2:45pm. Buses are air-conditioned with an aide.

Daily swimming lessons and free swim, crafts (arts and crafts, ceramics, woodworking, jewelry, lanyard), sports (baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, basketball, lacrosse, archery, volleyball, gaga), challenge course with climbing tower and zip line, cooking, canoeing, plus special days, carnivals, cookouts and lots more!

Varies depending on the program option and length of enrollment.
Tuition information can be found at www.campriverbend.com
Sibling and Referral Discounts
2017
<span class="entry-title-text">Dedimus Potestatem: Mock Trial, Leadership and Debate</span>
The Hudson School
601 Park Ave
Hoboken NY 07030
7189541357
Age ranges vary for each class, see website for details
Leadership-Free your inner Jedi: Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:30-4:30 PM, 6/19, 6/22, 6/26, 6/29, 7/3, 7/6, 7/10, 7/13, 7/17, 7/20

Debate/Public Speaking: Mondays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 PM – 5:00 PM, 6/18, 6/21, 6/25, 6/28, 7/2, 7/5, 7/9, 7/12, 7/16, 7/19

Mock Trial: Tuesdays 4:45-5:45, June 19th-July 17th
I am typically there 15-20 minutes early, will stay a bit after (up to 30 min) to wait for parents
No

Leadership:
Students will learn and practice essential Leadership skills such as Negotiation, Delegation, Initiative, Conflict Resolution and more. This class includes:

Improvisation and other Theatre games, building with Kinex, Legos and other materials, balloon relay races, sack races and obstacle courses, STEM activities with gumdrops, marshmallows and spaghetti, making DIY catapults, fencing (with inflatable lightsabers), dodgeball (foam balls), volleyball and other physical activities, building a life-sized house out of recyclable materials, and more

Debate/Public Speaking:

The objective of this program is to prepare participants for the myriad situations that require formal and informal presentations. Participants will learn how to craft and present arguments, opinions, and ideas. They will learn the fundamentals of rhetoric and will practice informing, persuading and motivating an audience in a variety of ways. The grading rubric was adapted with the permission of Neil Mercer, the Director of research and Head of Faculty at The University of Cambridge. This class will include:

-Debate (Instructor is trained by the English Speaking Union and a coach for the New York Debate League)

-Impromptu speeches

-Informative speeches

-Persuasive speeches

-Creating a commercial and learning how to market a product

-Improvisation/theater games

-Creative Writing

-Pitches (Make and pitch your own movie, book, legislation or product)

-Cold Calls

Mock Trial:

Mock trial is a hands-on simulation of the American judicial system. The goal is to help participants acquire a working knowledge of our judicial system, develop analytical abilities and communication skills, and gain an understanding of their obligations and responsibilities as participating members of our society. Materials for this course are provided by The American Bar Association and The Constitutional Rights Foundation.

Speech and Debate: $300 for 10 classes
Leadership: $350 for 10 classes
Mock Trial: $175 for 5 classes
N/A
2018
63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona, NY
845-354-2727
Ages 3-15 years
June 27th - August 19th; Days are 9:30am-3:30pm
Early Drop-off beginning at 7:00am and Late Pick-up until 7:00pm
Private bus pick-up & drop-off for full-day program

With 25 acres, a lake, 6 pools, 7 tennis courts, a 7,000 square foot dining hall, a 1,000 square foot performing arts center, courts, fields and cabins for sports and fine arts, Deer Mountain offers a setting both well-appointed and beautifully transformative. Activities include: Sports (baseball, soccer, etc.), Arts and Crafts, Swimming, Lakes (fishing, canoeing, etc.) and Outdoor Adventures (rock climbing, zip lining, etc.). Smart, authentic leadership and experienced staff create an environment where Kids ages 3-15 years feel comfortable to be who they are. Expert instructors create engaging, high quality programs so kids develop real skills. Parents choose Deer Mountain because of our experience; Kids love us because of theirs.

Rates vary depending on age and number of weeks attending. Contact camp directly for full tuition information.
Sibling Discounts
<span class="entry-title-text">Deerkill Day Camp</span>
54 Wilder Road, Suffern, NY
845-354-1466
Ages 3-15 years
July 2nd - August 24th; 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 week sessions available; Days are 9:00am-4:00pm; Option for Pre-K campers to attend 3 days/week sessions.
Through Prime Time Learning Centers at 4th & Hudson. Many parents carpool to central pick-up location with shared babysitters.
Daily transportation provided on mini air-conditioned buses staffed by professional drivers and bus counselors. Central location pick-up at 8:00am in Hoboken with drop-off at 5:15pm.

Professional swim instruction in large, heated pools, an array of athletic fields sized for younger and older children, creative and performing arts such as: arts and crafts, ceramics, woodworking, dance, theater, digital photography and movie making, and specialties such as: archery, music, gymnastics, nature, edible gardening and yoga, among other activities. The camp also has a 38 foot climbing tower, tandem 250 foot zip lines and spider web net climber. Ample indoor space for rainy days.

Rates vary based on grade and number of weeks attending. Full tuition rates can be found on the camp website.
Roughly 15% discount for campers entering 1st grade and younger
Sibling Discounts (vary by session length)
Early registration discount of 5% prior to October 31
2018
750 Gate Hill Road, Stony Point NY 10980
845-947-3223
Ages 3-14 years
June 27th - August 19th; 9:00am-4:00pm
Early Drop-off beginning at 7:45am with Late Pick-up until 6:00pm
Daily bus service from Hoboken with central pickups available in uptown and midtown. Air conditioned buses. Pick-up is at approximately 8:00am and Drop-off is at approximately 5:00pm. Bus counselor runs unique "Camp-on-Wheels" program, with games, competitions and surprises every day. Variety of car seat options available. In the event of mid-day health concerns, chaperoned transportation to your family doctor, workplace or home is provided as needed.

Broad varied program of Athletics, creative and performing arts, adventure activities and swimming. All activities at our private 33 acre site are lead in purpose built facilities by our team of over 50 specialists. Our proven instructional swim program is a highlight with class sizes as low as 3 campers per instructor. Separate teams and age appropriate facilities for Early Childhood Campers. Also offer program variations for STEM and Teen travel options.

Full tuition rates can be found on the camp's website.
5% Sibling Discount
1418 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ
908-964-5411
Children with mild special needs ages 3-15 years. Also offer a separate LIFE/TRAVELQUEST Program for ages 16-18.
June 27th - August 11th; May attend for a minimum of 3 weeks up to full 7 weeks; Days are 9:00am-3:40pm; Mini-Day Option for ages 3-4 years is 9:00am-1:30pm,.
Door-to-door air-conditioned transportation

Swim, sports, tennis, bicycle riding/instruction, gymnastics, karate, arts and crafts, performing arts, cooking, nature/science, photography, computers, yoga, facilitated play, trips, special events and entertainment, as well as academic reinforcement, Social Skills Groups, Speech and Occupational Therapy.

Full tuition rates are listed on the 2016 Harbor Haven application found on the camp’s website. Harbor Haven is an approved camp by the Department of Children and Families (formerly DDD) for children eligible for that funding. Based on individual needs school districts sometimes participate in funding all or part of the tuition. Harbor Haven can provide a coded bill for portions of the program that may be covered by your health insurance. (Coverage may vary; parents are responsible for payment.)
iscount for 2 or more special needs siblings. Non-IEP siblings may attend at no cost for up to two weeks as part of Harbor Haven’s unique “reverse inclusion” component. Camp provides discounts to anyone attending the HFA Cabin Fever Event. Open house discount provided to anyone attending the 2016 Open Houses: March 20th and April 17th (RSVP required).
<span class="entry-title-text">Harbor Hills Day Camp</span>
75 Doby Road, Mendham, NJ
973-895-3200
www.hhdc.com
Ages 3-17 years
June 25th - August 17th; 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 week programs available; Full-Days for campers in PreK - 11th grade are 9:00am-4:00pm
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Daily bus pick-up and drop-off in Hoboken with a bus counselor and CDL Certified bus driver on each bus available at no additional cost.

4 heated pools with waterslides and W.S.I. Certified swim lessons. Age-appropriate sports including: Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Hockey, Gymnastics, Golf, Archery and Tennis. Arts and Crafts: Jewelry, Lanyards, Ceramics. Hands-on Science, Cooking, Rock Walls, Ziplines, High Ropes, Trampolines, Kayaking, Fishing and Go-Karts. Weekly phone call updates, college-age counselors, Certified Teachers running the activities and Staff from around the world.

Rates vary per number of weeks attending. .
Sibling Discounts.
2018
<span class="entry-title-text">Hoboken Children’s Theater  SummerStage 2017</span>
CLASS & PERFORMANCE LOCATIONS
Hoboken Charter School — 713 Washington Street, Hoboken
All Saints Church — 707 Washington Street, Hoboken
St. Matthew’s Parish Hall — 57 8th Street, Hoboken

646-339-8485
Pre-K (must be 4 years old) - 12th Grade
June 26th - July 14th; Days for Pre-K-K are 9:00am-12:00pm, Days for 1st-3rd Grade are 9:00am-3:00pm, Days for 4th-6th Grade are 9:00am-3:30pm, Days for 7th-12th Grade are 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp provides a list of staff and older teens to contact for child care before or after hours
n/a (local)

HALF DAY PROGRAM

SummerStage Mini (half-day, week-long program)
Ages 4–6 (Pre-K 4 & K)

This half-day program is a great way to introduce younger children to the performing arts in a gentle and fun environment. Small classes with two instructors per class ensures a thoughtful, caring and focused experience in dance, art, voice and theater games.

Students bring their own snacks.

June 26 to June 30    9:00–noon     $250/week
July 3 to July 7     9:00–noon     $200/week (no class on July 4th)
July 10 to July 14   9:00–noon     $250/week

Register for one, two or all three weeks. Each week will be new and exciting!

(Child MUST be 4 by the start of the session.)

FULL DAY PROGRAM
3 Weeks -$990

Lion King Kids
Grades 1–3

Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world! The African savannah comes to life with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle … and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

This group will put on a fully realized production of a musical, directed by Jessica McCuiston, to be performed at the end of the three-week session for family and friends. Each day students will have classes in Theater Games, Art, Voice, Acting and Dance with trained professionals and working artists. There will be opportunities to work on costumes, set pieces and programs.

Students bring their own snack, lunch and dance shoes.

June 26 to July 14 9:00–3:00 (no class on July 4th)

Once Upon A Mattress
Grades 4–6

Once Upon A Mattress puts a rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance and provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. If you thought you knew the story of “The Princess and the Pea,” you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that it may not have been the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Knights and Ladies in Waiting, an overbearing Queen and a silent King makes this a fun musical!

This group will perform a fully realized production, directed by Chase Leyner, at the end of the three-week session for family and friends. Students will learn blocking, direction, acting technique and choreography. Each day they will have classes in Voice and Music Theory, Acting, Dance and Art with trained professionals and working artists.

Students bring their own snack, lunch and dance shoes.

June 26 to July 14 9:00–3:30 (no class on July 4th)

Footloose
Grades 7-12

Footloose is based on the iconic movie and bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period but not for the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher. When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story is set to rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar- and Tony-nominated top-40 score.

This group will perform a fully realized production, directed by Don Brewer, at the end of the three-week session in the evening for family and friends. Each day they will have classes in Voice and Music Theory, Acting, and Dance with trained professionals and working artists. High school and college theater audition information and coaching is also made available.

Students bring their own snack, lunch and dance shoes. They have the option of leaving for lunch.

June 26 to July 14 9:00–4:00 (no class on July 4th)

$250/week for week-long programs for Pre-K-K, ($200 for week 2); $990 for 3 Week Program for 1st-12th Grade
n/a
2017
1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken
201-656-2240
Ages 5-8 years; ages 9-12 years (depending on session)
Session 1: June 27th - July 1st (5-8 year olds), Session 2: August 1st - August 5th (9-12 year olds), Session 3: August 22nd - August 26th (5-8 year olds); Days are 9:00am-1:00pm
n/a
n/a (local)

Daily local trips, history, art, music, science, drama and outdoor play.

$190/week for Museum Members; $225/week for Non-Members
Discounted Rate for Museum Members
<span class="entry-title-text">Imagination Machine</span>
601 Park Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-659-8335
10-15
July 2-13; Monday-Friday; 10am-2pm

Everyone has a fantasy story hidden away deep inside their imagination. Take this fantasy-writing workshop and set your magical story free!

$450
2018
34 Jefferson Lake Road, Stanhope, NJ
Summer: 973-347-1230; Winter: 973-376-1962
Ages 4-15 years
June 27th - August 19th; Days are 9:30am-4:15pm
n/a
Daily bus service in 24 passenger air conditioned vans driven by CDL-Certified professional drivers. Jeff Lake Bus Counselor onboard to facilitate bus games and bus safety rules. Pick-up in Hoboken approximately 8:00am and drop-off approximately 5:30pm.

Jeff Lake Campers have the chance to explore and grow though a strong tradition of quality programming and fun. Learn to swim in one of our 5 heated pools, paddle a canoe, catch a fish or jump on our trampolines on our 35 acre lake. Experience the fun of gymnastics, dance, music, cooking, yoga, pottery, science, nature and arts & crafts. Strengthen your sport skills with our expert coaches in soccer, softball, tennis, basketball, lacrosse and more. Shoot an arrow, challenge our ropes course and make a new friend.

Full tuition rates can be found on the camp’s website.
Priority Tuition
<span class="entry-title-text">LakeView Day Camp</span>
505 Riva Avenue, East Brunswick, NJ
732-821-8933
Ages 3-14 years
June 25th - August 17th; 4, 6, 7 and 8 week sessions; Days are 9:00am-4:00pm
Early Drop-off beginning at 7:30am with Late Pick-up until 6:00pm
Small, air-conditioned busses with driver and camp staff member

Swimming, arts, sports, ropes course, lake boating and creative playgrounds, instructional and free swim daily. Arts: cooking, art, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, theater, music, dance, yoga, science. Sports: gymnastics, tennis, soccer, basketball, softball, hockey, flag football, golf. Adventure: high and low ropes course, zip line, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, mountain biking, nature and outdoor skills, archery, fishing, go-karts. Free Play: 4 independent, creative playgrounds

Rates vary per Kiddie Kastle (prek-K), Main (1st-7th) and Teen Camp (7th-9th) and number of sessions attending. Full tuition rates can be found on the Enrollment Form on the camp’s website.
5% discount for 2nd sibling, 10% discount for 3rd sibling, 15% discount for 4th sibling
Early Enrollment Discounts are available every Fall.
Pay in Full Discounts are available every October.
2018
<span class="entry-title-text">Monroe Street Movement Space Summer Arts Camp</span>
Monroe Center - 720 Monroe Street, Suite C-504, Hoboken
201-222-8033
Ages 3-12 years
June 18th - August 24th; Flexible schedule: campers may enroll in any number of days and choose from 6 time frames (9:00am-12:00pm, 9:00am-1:00pm, 9:00am-3:00pm, 9:00am-5:00pm, 12:00pm-3:00pm or 12:00pm-5:00pm)
Early Drop-off beginning at 8:00am and Late Pick-up until 6:00pm

The focus of the program is to provide students with a well-rounded experience and exposure to the arts while nurturing individual confidence and expression. The daily activities include creative movement, dance, yoga, theater, music, writing, storytelling, drawing, painting, jewelry making and sculpture. Throughout the day, we encourage creativity, exploration and individuality as well as group cooperation.

Fees are per day and vary based on the number of hours attending. Full tuition rates can be found on the camp's website.
Sibling discount available.
2018
233 Ninth Street, Jersey City
201-706-3025
Ages 3-12 years (as of June 1st)
June 20th - August 26th (weekly sessions); Days are from 9:00am-4:00pm
Early Drop-off beginning at 8:00am and Late Pick-up until 5:30pm
n/a (local)

Dance, Singing and Acting, culminating in a performance for parents.

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Sessions $600.
Discounts for multiple sessions; if attending more than 3 sessions, $100 discount available on the 4th and 5th Session.
410 Hudson Street, Hoboken
201-420-7644
Ages 3-10 years
June 27th - August 27th; Days are 9:00am-5:00pm; Option to register for 3 or 5 days/week (3 days/week option is Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday)
Early Drop-off beginning at 6:30am with Late Pick-up until 7:00pm
n/a (local)

Off-site swimming, dance, music, cooking, arts and crafts, special events, field trips and more.

Contact Prime Time directly for full tuition rates.
2016
<span class="entry-title-text">Songwriting</span>
601 Park Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030
2016598335
12-18
June 18-29
12-3 pm
Monday-Friday

Learn how to build and write songs! Explore song structure, techniques, lyric rhyming and more.

$350
2018
<span class="entry-title-text">Stevens Cooperative School Summer Programs</span>
339 River Street, Hoboken (for PreK 3 and PreK 4 Day Camp and Specialty Classes); 100 River Drive, Jersey City (for K - 8th grade Day Camp and Specialty Courses)
201-626-4020
Entering PreK 3 - 8th Grade
June 26 - August 11, 2017
Early Drop-off beginning at 8:00am for PreK 4 - 8th grade with Late Pick-up until 5:00pm for PreK 4 and 6:00pm for K - 8th grade.
n/a (local)

‪Ages 3 - 14

Looking for a great summer experience for your child? Stevens Summer Camp is one of Hudson County's most popular destinations to play, swim, learn and compete in 45+ different kinds of camps and courses. Day camps include swimming, tennis, and weekly field trips. Weekly specialty camps are offered in a variety of exciting activities like sailing, biking, robotics, and fashion design, as well as academic courses in writing, math and science. Stevens Hoboken and Jersey City camps are conveniently located near PATH and Light Rail stations.

For more information contact Abby Grandison at abby@nullstevenscoop.org or 201.792.3688 ext. 407 or visit our website at www.stevenscoop.org/summer.

Rates vary. Full tuition rates can be found on the camp’s website.
n/a
2017
<span class="entry-title-text">TESSA Spanish, French or Mandarin Summer Camps</span>
720 Monroe Street Suite E105-106, Hoboken, 07030, NJ
201-755-5585
2.5 to 6 years old
Spanish, French and Mandarin
Monday to Friday from 8.30am-4pm
June 25th 2018 – August 24st 2018

Half days available
You can register per week too



Yes
Before care from 7.30am
After care until 6pm
n/a

Language immersion, arts and crafts, singing, dancing, outdoor creative play, cooking, science and technology

Price for one week – full day: $490 ($450 if you register by April 16)

Price for one week – half day: $265 ($250 if you register by April 16) – We encourage full day registration so that your child can fully benefit from our immersion approach.

There is a 10% discount for the second child in the same family.

The more weeks you register for, the more you save!
2018
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