Summer Camps and Intensive Summer Classes / Workshops at GMA

Camps and Classes filling up quickly!  All camps, classes and  workshops are subject to availability. Register today to reserve your spot!  GMA students are required to join a minimum of one camp, workshop or eight-week session.

Spring Break Camp
Fairy Tale Ballet (3-6y/o)
It's time for the dreams of every princess ballerina to come true! Focus is on following simple instructions for basic dance steps, coordination and creativity.  Every day we learn how to express a different fairy story about a different princess trough dancing, music, movement games, coloring, crafts, and lots of fun!  This year's hit is the "Frozen" choreography, which will be learned and performed in a mini- show at the last day of camp!  Bring a snack and a drink.

Time:  9am-12pm         Cost: $195 ($175 for GMA students)
Dates: 3/30-.4/3

GMA All Inclusive Camps
Designed to awaken kids’ creativity and interest in music, dance and arts.
 From 7am to 6pm, kids will have educational activities such as as music mind games, computer, and board games. The students will participate in a broad variety of dance and music classes, introduction to keyboard, and Spanish, Italian and Chinese languages. Through hands on, interactive music instrument workshops, kids learn about music traditions from around the globe. Our special guest instructors encourage creativity and participation in a fun environment! The daily field trips to a swimming pool, playground, museums, movie theater or art gallery among others ensures that everyone will have a fun-filled summer at GMA!

Early Bird Special! Only $325/ week if you book your space before March 31st!  After that, $345/ week, $315 for GMA students, $2500 special for students who sign up for the entire summer. Please contact us for siblings discounts. Bring lunch, snack and drink. Cost of books: not included.

GMA INTENSIVE DANCE TRAINING CAMPS
Fairy Tale Ballet Camp (3-6y/o)
It's time for the dreams of every princess ballerina to come true! Focus is on following simple instructions for basic dance steps, coordination and creativity.  Every day we learn how to express a different fairy story about a different princess trough dancing, music, movement games, coloring, crafts, and lots of fun!  This year's hit is the "Frozen" choreography, which will be learned and performed in a mini- show at the last day of camp!  Bring a snack and a drink.

Time:  9am-12pm         Cost: $195 ($175 for GMA students)
Dates: 6/29-7/3, 7/06-7/10, 7/27-7/31 ( Falls Church City Community Center), 8/17-8/21, 8/31-9/4. 

Intro to Ballet & Jazz Camp (5-10y/o)
This camp is a wonderful opportunity for children who are new to dance since Ballet is the technical foundation of most other dance genres. The campers learn Ballet and Jazz formation, positions and steps, proper technique at the barre and center floor with an emphasis on correct body placement. Bring lunch and drink.

Time:  9am-4pm          Cost: $300 ($280 for GMA students)
Dates: 7/20-7/24

Broadway Dance Camp (5- 12y/o)
This intensive camp gives students a basic understanding of Broadway musicals and character dancing. Campers will have a blast while gaining experience in musical theater.
Bring lunch and drink.

Time:  9am-4pm          Cost: $300 ($280 for GMA students)
Date: 7/13-7/17,  8/3-8/7 ( Falls Church City Community Center), 8/24-8/27

International Dance Camp (5-12y/o)
Do not miss out this outstanding opportunity to learn dances from all over the world! Travel around the globe in one week exploring dances, culture, crafts from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas! A great chance to meet and work with our exceptional faculty of instructors. Bring lunch and drink.

Time: 9am-4pm          Cost: $300 ($280 for GMA students)
Dates:7/27-7/31

Chinese Cultural Enrichment Camp (4-12y/o)
A unique camp that will immerse the campers in Chinese language and culture in a fun and exciting way. Children will enjoy the chance to experience Chinese language & culture through games, arts & crafts, food, singing, dancing, and calligraphy in a bilingual environment.

Time:9am-1pm       Cost: $250 ($230 for GMA students)
Dates:  8/3-8/7, 8/10-8/14

Summer Dance Intensive Classes ( Beginners)

During this 6 week summer intensive, students will learn the foundations of Ballet, tap, jazz, modern and lyrical dance. These sessions are a great way to get caught up on technique before fall classes begin! Jump start your dance training while meeting new friends and preparing for a special summer recital!

Jazz: Includes training in Broadway style jazz using upbeat popular music.  Classes offered to students age five through advanced

Tap: Students will be trained to both Broadway and Rhythm tap styles.  Beginner programs for ages 3 through teen & adult, as wells as intermediate through advanced.

Contemporary: Class focuses on the study and training in principles of modern dance technique combined with elements from both Ballet and Jazz disciplines.

Students will have the opportunity to showcase the skills learned during the intensive by performing in our summer dance recital!

Summer Session is eight weeks between 7/6- 8/29.         Cost: $200.

Private Music Summer Lessons: available for piano, violin, viola,
cello, guitar, drums, flute, clarinet, trumpet, saxophone, and voice.
Continuing to practice during the summer is very important to maintain students’ skills and to prepare in a timely manner for upcoming Fall and Winter performances. Also the summer is the best time to try a new instrument or voice lessons before making a long term commitment for the academic year. We offer sessions of six preparatory or trial private lessons.

Cost:
$250 for six 30- minute lessons
$350 for six 45- minute lessons
$450 for six one hour lessons

Group Preparatory Music Lessons: available for piano, violin and guitar.
Cost:
$160 for six 30- minute lessons

Music History and Theory Intensive Workshop (9 y/o and above)  
This program greatly enhances the understanding and knowledge of music.  It is a fascinating journey through the history of music from the Ancient Civilizations to Modern
times.  Students will make their own project (a board, an essay, PowerPoint, etc. and present it at the end of the session).

Cost: $165.                 Time:One and a half hour every Saturday: 8/15, 8/22 and 8/29.  

Arts camps coming soon!

J.DANCE KOLLECTIVE SUMMER PROGRAM

Summer Dance Intensive Camp - Advanced Beginners/ Intermediate ( 5-7y/o)
A great chance to work with Jennifer Ruhl Kubilus, founder of J. Dance Kollective – pre-professional dance company and competition team.  Please contact  JLRKubilus@gmail for more information about registration and tuition.

Time: 9am -12pm        
Dates: 8/11- 8/13

Summer Dance Intensive Workshop - Intermediate/ Advanced Dancers (11- 18 y/o)
A great opportunity to work with Jennifer Ruhl Kubilus, founder of J. Dance Kollective – pre-professional dance company and competition team. This is a focused dance intensive for serious dancers. Knowledge of ballet and contemporary technique is required for this program.  Dancers will have classes in acro, ballet, contemporary, jazz, modern, strength and conditioning, stretch and more!  Please contact JLRKubilus@gmail for more information about registration and tuition.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Dates: 7/28-7/30

Open House for J. Dance Kollective                  
Monday April 27th 6pm-8pm
Monday May 8th 6pm-8pm
Auditions: only by appointment on Tuesday May 12th and Tuesday June 9th

Can't find what you are interested in during the available for you time?  Call us and we can create a special workshop / camp for siblings and friends upon request.