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Summer Music & Dance Camps 2014

SUMMERSERIES DAY-CAMPS 2014!

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  • NOTE: The Music Place does not qualify as a child care provider; therefore camps or classes are not eligible for child care credits.
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DATES
CAMP-ALL-DAY CAMP TITLES (lunch meal not included)
AGES
TIME
COST
6/23-6/27
Story Dance & Song, Dance & Instrument Sampler 4-7
9:30AM-3:30PM
$318.00 (bring a bag lunch)
7/7-7/11
Dance Sampler & More Than Hip Hop (Christian Emphasis) 7-10
10:00AM-4:00PM $318.00 (bring a bag lunch)
7/14-7/18
Dance & Dolls Camp & Creating an Instrumental Story
6-8
9:30AM-3:30PM $338.00 (bring a bag lunch)
7/21-7/25
More Mini-Musical Theater (9-4PM) 6-10
9:00AM-4:00PM
$395.00 (bring a bag lunch)
7/28-8/1
W.A.K.E. Worship:Choir & Instruments & W.A.K.E Worship: Dance & Flags
6-11 & 12-18
9:30AM-4:00PM $318.00 (bring a bag lunch)
7/28-8/1 Song, Dance & Instrument (EMA) Sampler & Drums & Beats Jr. #1
4-7
9:00AM-3:00PM
$318.00 (bring a bag lunch)
8/4-8/8
Drums & Beats & Jazz/Hip Hop 8+
10:00AM-4:00PM $318.00 (bring a bag lunch)

ALL CAMP Options Below:

Tuition for camps longer than 2 hours includes new, healthier snacks.
Camp times & fees noted in descriptions.
$10.00 off 2nd camp, $20.00 off 3rd camp.
Emphasis
Site
Dates
Ages
Camp Title
Music (AM)
BW 6/23-6/27 3.5-7 yrs "GLEE CLUB Jr." (Tiny Singers)
kids singingSing with the stars!  Singing star Miss Patricia helps the youngest singers have fun preparing to be on stage performing a wonderful variety of age-appropriate (but not babyish) songs like "It's a Small World", "Love Your Parents" and "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"  Students will prepare mini-presentation with costumes, accessories and microphones! 9:30-12:00pm   $159.00
Dance (AM) WS 6/23-6/27 3.5-7 yrs "STORY DANCE"
With both planned and improvised choreography, dance to your favorite stories with great costumes, crafts and snack. Youngest dancers develop skills in dance, poise and improvisation as they prepare Friday performance.  9:30am-12:00pm
(Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "Song Dance & Instruments" to *Camp ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.)
Music & Dance (PM)
WS  6/23-6/27 4-7yrs "SONG, DANCE & INSTRUMENT SAMPLER" (EMA-Dance)

THIS CAMP IS FULL. SEE SAME CAMP 7/28. Can't decide between song, instruments and dance? This introductory exploration  is a combination of creative movement and The Music Place signature curriculum, Early Music Awareness in which the youngest campers explore instruments (violin, flute, trumpet, guitar, drums & more), sing, read music and dance!  1:00-3:30pm $159.00 (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "Story Dance" to *Camp ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.) 

Music (AM or PM) MO 7/7-7/11
6-8 yrs
8-12 yrs
"INSTRUMENT SAMPLER"
drum sticksflutehornguitarviolinpiano keys
BOTH THESE CAMPS ARE FULL.Experts help guide prospective band and orchestra students to choose instruments by helping them experience violin, cello*, harp, flute, clarinet, saxophone*, drums, guitar, piano, trumpet* & more! Learn the parts of the instruments, how to hold and play them, and get lots of hands-on time with instruments and fun musical activities. More! Get an overview of note-reading and hear great music to highlight the instruments in an orchestral setting. (Size-limited class: not eligible for coupons.) 9:00-11:00am for ages 6-8 ($159.00) ; 12:00-2:30 for ages 8-12 ($179.00) *These instruments may be limited to older session only
Dance (AM)
WS 7/7-7/11 6-9 yrs "DANCE SAMPLER CAMP"
DanceCan't decide what style of dance suits you?  Do you like ALMOST everything? Don't want to do too much of any one style? Want to "step" out into a new style? This sampler camp is for you!  Trying Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop or Tap will inspire dancers with the fun, new skills & experiences to help choose new fall classes. Multi-style performance ends the week. 10:00am-12:30pm $159.00 (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "More than Hip Hop" to *Camp ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.)
Dance (PM)
WS 7/7-7/11 7-10 yrs "MORE THAN HIP HOP"
Hip HopThis camp teaches that hip hop is more than what we see on TV and music videos.  Dancers will learn how to count music, basic history of hip hop culture, across the floor choreography and combinations for the final performance that are not only filled with rhythm, fun and swag, but movements that all point back to God.  1:30-4PM  $159.00 Christian emphasis (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "Dance Sampler" to *Camp ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.)
Music & Drama (AM)
BW 7/14-7/18 4-8 yrs "PETER, WOLF & INSTRUMENTS"
PeterStudents will act out this well-loved story of Grandfather, Peter and his animal friends.  Camp also includes: recognizing musical themes for each character, related art projects and the opportunity to play and learn about each of the instruments represented by the music. This hands-on experience with the violin, French horn, oboe, flute, kettledrum, trap set, bassoon and piano helps students choose what they might play someday. Delightful costumes enhance the drama of the final pantomime performance and instrument presentation  9:30-12:00PM $159.00
Dance (AM)
WS 7/14-7/18 5-8 yrs "DANCE & DOLLS CAMP"
DollDancersGirls only! In honor of the new American Girl doll of the year (Dancer Isabelle), this new camp will be filled with fun for dancers and their favorite doll. Activities include ballet and tap dance technique and routines, crafts, stories, movies, and learning more about being a true friend. Campers will enjoy special days like "tea party day" and "pajama day" and also build a memory book as a keepsake. Bring any doll and enjoy a summer dance camp that is perfect for any doll-loving girl. 9:30am-12:00pm $159.00 (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "Creating a Musical Story" to *Camp ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.)
Music (PM)
WS 7/14-7/18 6-9 yrs "CREATING AN INSTRUMENTAL STORY"
Film Score NotesNEW THIS YEAR! Sample a wide variety of symphonic and ethnic musical instruments in creative ways through both free play exploration and more structured experiences. Young students will use lie instruments while learning to compose music to a story of their own creation in this mini-filmscoring type class. Campers will present their own original group composition and story for the final performance. 1:00pm-3:30pm $179.00 (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "Dolls and Dance" to *Camp ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.)
Music (AM)
BW 7/21-7/25 4-7 yrs "MINI MUSICAL THEATRE Jr."
girls singingFor young singers aspiring to the stage! Broadway performer Miss Melanie inspires kids to sing, move and perform songs from their favorite movies and musicals like the "Sound of Music" and "Frozen". Complete with appropriate costumes and props made in camp, younger campers will enjoy a taste of the stage experience. 9:30-12:00PM  $159.00
Music & Dance (AM & PM) WS 7/21-7/25 6-11 "MORE MINI-MUSICAL THEATER" (Full day))
Broadway kidsNew songs all day! Learn to sing and dance with the stars: professional singers and dancers. Have fun preparing to perform kids singingcontemporary but wholesome songs around the theme of "friendship."  The dramatic campers may even choose to act out a scene from The Lion King. All will perform familiar songs from new or well-loved shows including Toy Story, Frozen & Lion King from musical theater and other pop genres. 9-4PM $395.00 Lunch not included. Bring a bag lunch.
Music & Dance (AM)
WS  7/28-8/1 4-7yrs "SONG, DANCE & INSTRUMENT SAMPLER" (EMA & Dance)
Can't decide between song, instruments and dance? This introductory exploration is a combination of Dance/Creative Movement and The Music Place signature curriculum, Early Music Awareness (EMA) in which the youngest campers explore instruments (violin, flute, trumpet, drums & more), sing, read music AND develop dance skills with a dance professional! Performance ends the week.(Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care at 11:30-12:30 to finish with a sibling who is taking WAKE, OR add enrollment to *Camp All Day* with "Drums & Beats Jr #1" enrollment--see below--to receive interim lunch care FREE --lunch not included) 9:00am-11:30am  $159.00
Music (PM)
WS  7/28-8/1 4-7 yrs "DRUMS & BEATS Jr. #1"
playing cymbalsADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND! Kids play, create, build, explore and perform with a huge variety of drums and percussion made with everythingboys & drums imaginable. Your kids will be thrilled to learn and perform rhythms using created percussion as a popular drums teacher helps them explore both ethnic and traditional drums.  Perfect for energetic kids who beat on everything at home  or just enjoy rhythm and have "the beat."  12:30pm-3:00pm $159.00  (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment to *Camp All Day* with "Song, Dance & Instrument Sampler" enrollment--see above--, and interim lunch care is FREE --lunch not included)
Music & Worship Arts (AM) WS 7/28-8/1 6-11 yrs
12-18 yrs
"W.A.K.E.* AM: Choir & Instruments" (*Worship Arts Kid's Education)
WAKECelebrating our 30th Anniversary, The Music Place is blessed to reprise our unique Worship Arts Camp: W.A.K.E.--Worship Arts Kids' Education. Campers in two ages will be instructed in the biblical use of various art forms as worship-- such as flags, banners, dance, percussion and song.  Morning campers will work focus on choir, band and percussion with worship crafts too! Campers will prepare various songs to inspire the congregation to worship using these forms. The week will end with an evening celebration of worship led by kids! 9:30-12:30PM  (Christian Emphasis.) $159.00 Some scholarships and volunteer exchange available for WAKE camps only. (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "WAKE PM" to *Worship ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.)
Dance & Worship Arts (PM) WS 7/28-8/1 6-11 yrs
12-18 yrs
"W.A.K.E.* PM: Dance & Flags" (*Worship Arts Kid's Education)
Campers in two ages will be instructed in the biblical basis and use of various art forms as worship such as flags, banners, dance, percussion and song. Afternoon session will focus on dance, flags and the use of art images to inspire worship. Create wonderful worship crafts to use in the final ministry presentation. On Friday, both sessions combine for rehearsal to present final ministry at a nearby church. 1:30-4PM  $159.00 (Christian Emphasis.) Scholarships and volunteer exchange available for WAKE camps. (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care OR add enrollment in "WAKE AM" to *Worship ALL Day*, and interim lunch care is FREE--lunch not included.)
Music (AM) MO 7/28-8/1 7-14 yrs *VOICE, BAND & TECHNOLOGY JAM*
singingteensdrum sticksfluteguitarpiano keys JAM WITH SINGERS, SONGWRITERS & PLAYERS!  Campers will all levels of skill (minimum one year experience preferred but not required) will create original music together using voice, songwriting, drums, guitars, bass, keyboards and more with Garage Band and more fun recording technology.  iPads preferred but not required. Includes MP3 (Optional CD purchase) 9:00-11:30AM  $159.00
Music (AM)
WS 8/4-8/8 4-7 yrs "DRUMS & BEATS Jr. #2"
playing cymbalsTHIS CAMP IS FULL.  See Drums & Beats #1 above. Kids play, create, build, explore and perform with a huge variety of drums and percussion made with everythingboys & drums imaginable. Your kids will be thrilled to learn and perform rhythms using created percussion as our popular Afro-Cuban drums teacher helps them explore both ethnic and traditional drums.  Perfect for energetic kids who beat on everything at home  or just enjoy rhythm and have "the beat."  Scheduled to coordinate with Hip Hop Jr. (see below) for energetic kids who want a longer day of rhythmic activity.  10:00-12:30PM   $159.00 
(Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care and *Camp ALL Day* with "Hip Hop Jr." enrollment.)
Dance (PM)
WS 8/4-8/8 4-7 yrs "HIP HOP Jr."
Hip Hop FrogWant to dance with cool moves and no frills? This simplified Hip Hop camp offers wholesome, upbeat music and movement for the youngest boys and girls. A great way to begin dance if you want a stronger looking dance that is fun, aerobic and energetic. No special costume required. 1:30-4:00PM $159.00 (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care and *Camp ALL Day* with "Drums & Beats Jr." enrollment.)
Music (AM) WS 8/4-8/8 7-12 yrs "DRUMS & BEATS"
drums & hornsTHIS CAMP IS FULL see 7/28 IF CAMPER IS 7 YRS. Older percussionists practice and perform more complex and amazing rhythms using a variety of instruments and styles including Afro-Cuban and Stomp styles.  Build unique percussion instruments to add to the final performance combined with younger campers. 10:00-12:30PM $159.00 (Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care and *Camp ALL Day* with "Jazz & Hip Hop" enrollment.)
Dance (PM) WS 8/4-8/8 8-12 yrs "JAZZ & HIP HOP"
Hip HopNot just for girls, older dancers explore movements from cool and smooth to energetic and percussive. 1:30-4:00PM  $159.00
(Pay $50.00/week extra for daily lunch care and *Camp ALL Day* with "Drums & Beats" enrollment.)
REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS

  Combine half-day camps for all day fun!  Combo cost includes FREE lunch care . Campers bring a bag lunch. (Half day purchases require $50.00 Lunch Care fee.)  See "Camp-All-Day" options:

LOCATION KEY:
"BW" = 352 So. Baywood Ave. SJ
(newly updated facility near Santana Row)
"MO" = 1617 Willowhurst Ave. SJ (Main Office at Hamilton & Meridian)
"WS" = 940B Willow St. SJ (Music & Dance studio near 280 & Bird)

Reach us @ (408) 445-2787 or info@musicplace.com

For Christian emphasis DANCE classes, visit our sister site @ soaringspiritdance.com

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Last Modified: 2014.07.03

Actual Customer Testimonials:

"We have recommended to many of our friends. We love the place. It has totally helped our daughter to not only know the notes but to truly have fun with them! We love the teacher(s) and wish them all the very best. - " -- Happy parents

"Our daughter, Melissa, loves her music class, and she looks forward to the recitals. She's made friends and become more confident. We'd recommend the Music Place to anyone. -- Melissa's parents, Kathy & Matt, Los Gatos" .

I tell everyone who will listen about the amazing introduction to music that our daughter is getting with the Music Place. People are always amazed when a 3-year old explains that she played an oboe last week and is going to play a piccolo next week! Most importantly, our daughter can't wait for music class & asks to go every day. -- The Pace Family