Summer Camp

Join us for summer camp!

Young dancers participate in dance and movement classes, art projects, and creative assignments during in-person week-long camps.  Enrollment for Summer 2021 is limited per camp week.  Enroll today to save your place.

Explore movement, theatre and visual art.

By the end of the week you’ll be on stage and be a star!

In Fantastic Voyage, the group selects the journey: outer space, haunted house, mountains high or ocean deep.  In The Big Meow discover your inner cat. In Camp Cupcake conquer a sweet tooth.  Examine emotions through color in Splatter, explore transformation in the Magic Butterfly or life cycles in Why Do Cicadas Scream? Favorite creatures show up in Fantastic Animals.  Enjoy a week or more of fun and creativity.  We adhere to safety protocols.

Find Scholarship information below
Teens over the age of 15 are eligible to Volunteer.
Counselor-in-Training – Ages 12-14 – C.I.T Expectations

Magic Butterfly

Excitement is as easy as the wave of a wand. Explore the glorious creatures of field and forest and the butterfly life cycle through movement and art. Perform for family and friends by the end of the week. June 21 – 25 Ages 7-11

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Camp Cupcake

Have a sweet tooth? Take in delicious movement and art that tingles your senses. Show your luscious explorations to family and friends by the end of this sprightly four day and festive post-holiday camp July 6 – July 9 Ages 5-9

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Fantastic Animals

Be inspired by the movement and sounds of animals. Create an imaginary world of furry friends through movement, theater and art. Perform for family and friends by the end of the week. July 12 – July 16 Ages 6-11

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Splatter

Emotions are associated with color in this adventure through movement, theater and visual art. Explore a variety of dance styles and perform for family and friends by the end of the week. Aug 2 – Aug 6 Ages 6-11

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Why Do Cicadas Scream?

Explore the cicada life cycle and themes of transformation and change through movement, theater and art. Perform for family and friends by the end of the week. SOLD OUT-still room in Fantastic Voyage Aug 9 – Aug 13 Ages 5-9

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Fantastic Voyage

In Fantastic Voyage, the group selects the journey: outer space, haunted house, mountains high or ocean deep. Explore through movement, theater and art. Perform for family and friends by the end of the week. Aug 16 – Aug 20 Ages 5 – 11

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The Big Meow

Be inspired by the story of a Little Cat who has a really big meow. Explore your inner cat through movement, theater and art. Perform for family and friends by the end of the week. SOLD OUT Aug 23 – Aug 27 Ages 5-10

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Camp Scholarships
Need-based Summer Scholarships are available for 10% – 40% off enrollment.  Scholarship Application

Volunteers
Volunteer for one week or more. This is a great way to gain community service hours. You will receive a letter of completion and certificate documenting your hours of service.  We welcome older adults as well as teens, age 15 and above.
Please complete the forms in the Volunteer Packet
Info: janefranklindance at gmail.com or call 703-933-1111

SAFETY PROTOCOLS
Campers, their families, and staff will follow new and enhanced safety guidelines to minimize risks throughout the summer. Campers should arrive at camp wearing a mask. Children must wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the camp and its activities. Sandals are not allowed. Campers should bring water and a snack, plus a lunch. Campers should bring a small rug, blanket or towel. A new HVAC system was installed in the building in July 2020.  Please bring a sweater or sweatshirt in the case of extreme air-conditioning. Campers and staff are required to wear masks throughout the camp day, pursuant to the current state issued guidance, apart from mealtimes and mask breaks. Camps will be following enhanced cleaning and sanitation protocols for maximum safety. Group sizes will be assessed to allow for maximum participation while still maintaining either 6 or 10 ft. social distance. All camp activities will be modified to increase distancing and to meet sanitation requirements.

REFUNDS
$35 non-refundable registration fee is included in enrollment/camp. Each summer camp is subject to enrollment minimum of 5 students. Extended Day is subject to an enrollment minimum of 3 students. Full refunds are issued if a camp is cancelled. (Camps may be exchanged up to 30 days prior to the start date. Missed camps may not be exchanged.) All requests for refunds must be made in writing and sent to Jane Franklin Dance. In the event of illness we cannot offer a refund and we provide no make-up policy.

Beginning May 1, 2021, camp refunds will be issued at the following rates: 

  • 75% of camp fee refund up to 28 days prior to the first day of camp
    (minus registration fee and transaction fee)
     
  • 50% of camp fee refund up to 21 days prior to the first day of camp
    (minus registration fee and transaction fee) 
  • No refund will be issued less than 14 calendar days prior to the start of camp.
  • Payment is not based on attendance; it is the responsibility of the guardian to cancel, by the deadline, if the camper won’t attend.

FEES
All purchases made through Jane Franklin Dance are subject to a transaction fee. This applies to all credit/debit transactions whether in person, online, or over the phone.

PARENT/GUARDIAN RESPONSIBILITIES

Camp hours are 9am-3pm.  For JFD Summer 2021 Camps please drop your child off at the parking area adjacent to the Theatre on the Run entrance on S. Oakland Street.  The building does not open until 9am for both staff and students.  We are not able to facilitate an early drop off.
Extended day is 3pm – 5:00pm. If your child is attending Extended Day, please make sure to pick up your child no later than 5pm. The building closes promptly at 5pm. The pickup is the same location as drop off. Camp Packets include required media waiver and emergency contact forms for parents/guardians to sign and return to Jane Franklin Dance prior to camp start date.

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