Summer Stars Theater Training program includes acting, voice, and dance workshops for ages 7 to 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and ages 13 to 17, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Four-week session concludes with two original musicals.
Broadway Camp in one to three-week sessions for ages 7 to 16. Some programs require audition. Extended day available.
Camp Albemarle is a co-ed music camp for ages 7 to 14, Sunday, June 30 to Monday, July 15. The American Boychoir Experience for boys 8 to 12, Sunday to Saturdays, June 16 to 22; or June 23 to 29. Day and boarding options available for both programs.
Summer Intensive, a residential program in dance for ages 13 and up by audition. Classes at Princeton studio with optional housing at Princeton University.
Summer Intensive Intermediates, ages 11 to 14, Princeton Ballet School, 29 North Main Street, Cranbury. One to six-week sessions, June 24 to August 2. Summer Intensive Juniors, ages 9 to 11, Princeton University. One to five-week sessions June 24 to July 26.
Residential arts program with two, four, six, and eight-week sessions for ages 9 to 17. Music, dance, theater, visual arts, photography, creative writing, recording arts, and video. Open house on Saturday, March 23; and Sundays, February 24, March 10, April 21, and May 5.
Arden Theater Company, 40 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA ; 215-922-1122. www.ardentheatre.org.
Musical theater summer camp, three weeks; and acting camp, two-weeks, for grades 6 to 12. Master class workshops for grades 9 to 12. Extended days available.
Art Collaborations, 61 Leigh Avenue, Princeton 08542; 609-436-0789. www.artcollaborations.net.
Art camp for grades 1 to 12, Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Art camps are held at Princeton Junior School, 90 Fackler Road, Lawrenceville, and 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Summer and Drama Camp for ages 4 to 9, June 24 to August 30. Summer Arts Studios for ages 10 to 16, June 24 to August 23. Extended hours and scholarships available.
Cooking classes for students entering fifth grade and older.
Community Christian Choir, Trenton 08650; 609-587-7076.www.ccchoir.com.
Christian music and arts for ages 9 to 15.
Art and Technology Camp for ages 5 to 14. More than 40 courses including computer graphics, filmmaking, jazz band ensemble, fashion design, sewing, model rockets, robotics, art, pottery, maskmaking, woodworking, and digital camera. Full and half-day sessions. Monday to Friday, July 1 to 26.
Performing arts day camp for kindergarten to fifth grade.
Senior Ballet Intensive features advanced ballet technique, pointe, variations, choreography, and Pilates; Storytime Princess Camp for ages 4 to 6; Junior Ballet Intensive for ages 7 and up; Junior Tap Intensive, Junior Hip Hop, Junior Jazz, and Junior Lyrical. Dynamic Dance Camp through West Windsor Recreation Department for ages 5 to 14 includes ballet, hip hop, tap, jazz, lyrical, and acro/jazz, Grover Middle School.
Musical theater camp for ages 6 and up, and Dance Around the World camp for ages four and up. Full and half-day camps available. $325 a week for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $175 week for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring your own lunch. Extended day, $20 for mornings and $40 for afternoons.
Dance Expo, 510 Route 130 South, Royal Plaza, East Windsor 08520; 609-371-2828. www.danceexpo.org.
Musical theater camp for ages 6 and up, dance camp for ages 4 and up, and Dance Intensive. Full and half-day camps available. Bring your own lunch. Extended day available.
The Dance Network, 160 Lawrenceville Pennington Road, Lawrenceville 08648; 609-844-0404. www.thedancenetwork.org.
Musical theater camp for ages 6 and up, dance camp for ages 4 and up. Full, half, and extended days available.
Encore, a day camp for ages 3 to 5, focuses on dancing, acting, and singing. Weekly production for friends and family. Extended days available. Program is 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $350 for one-week, $275 for two weeks. Musical theater camps for ages 6 to 11, eight weekly sessions.
Downtown Performing Arts Center, 54 Mount Airy Road, Lambertville 08530; 609-397-3337. www.downtownpac.com.
A variety of dancing, vocal, musical theater, and acting programs for ages 7 to 14.
Art classes for ages 7 to 16. Half and full-day programs from Monday to Friday. Cartooning, sculpture, drawing, painting, pop-ups, design, altered books, and treasure maps. $125 for a half-day week; $250 for a full-day week. All supplies included. Scholarships and Extended hours available. Evening classes are new.
George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick 08901; 732-846-2895. www.gsponline.org.
Summer Theater Academy for ages 5 to 18, including teen workshops and programs. Monday, July 8, to Friday, August 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Culminates in a performance. No audition. Extended day available.
The Handwork Studio, 35 North Narbeth Avenue, Narbeth, PA. www.thehandworkstudio.com.
Creative program for ages 5 to 12 at Lawrenceville School in July and August.
Art programs for ages five and up on Wednesday evenings or Saturday or Sunday. Seven 90-minute classes, $175.
Summer art workshops with digital photography, drawing, and painting for ages 7 to 17.
Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton 08809; 908-735-8415. www.hunterdonartmuseum.org.
More than 60 hands-on enrichment classes for artists ages four to 15 including robotics, 3D, cartooning, fiber arts, photography, jewelry making, and sculpture. Mornings, afternoons, and full-days. Monday, June 24, to Friday, August 19.
Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union 07083; 908-737-4077. www.kean.edu/premierestages.
Premiere Stages offers workshops in acting, play development, movement, and speech for middle and high school students.
Lynn Academy of Irish Dance, 3 Jill Court, Hillsborough 08844; 877-946-5966. www.lynnacademy.com.
Irish dance for all ages.
Programs for kindergarten to grade 12 include Bard’s Battles, Camp Comedy, Musical Theater, and more. Each program culminates in a performance for friends and family. Check website for dates, programs, and grades. High school program is by audition only, $1,440.
Visual and performing arts workshops explore arts, dance, theater, and vocal music. Students select a major concentration and electives in stage combat, children’s theater, computer art, painting, drawing, jazz, musical theater, tap dance, cartooning and anime, hip hop, vocal ensemble, comedy, music video, or web video.
Session one is a four-week session for grades 8 to 12. Session two is a three-week session for grades 5 to 7. Master class is for students in grades 8 to 12 who have attended Tomato Patch or had other formal theater training.
Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901; 215-340-9800. www.michenermuseum.org.
A variety of art programs for ages 3 to 18 to explore art media and create original works of art including sculpture, anime, fashion design, and comics. CIT program for ages 14 to 18.
Choreographic workshop for ages 10 and up, ballet technique intensive for ages 9 to 18, junior dance camp for ages 5 to 10, musical theater dance intensive for ages 7 to 18, Sleeping Beauty dance camp for ages 4 to 6. Open enrollment dance classes also available.
Five-week performance workshop in acting, dancing, jazz, musical theater, or vocal music for ages 13 to 18. Apply early. Audition schedule (usually in March) has not been announced yet.
Intensive workshop. Audition required. Classes begin Monday, July 15.
Notre Dame High School, 601 Lawrence Road, Lawrence 08648; 609-882-7900. www.ndnj.org.
Summer performing arts camps for actors, singers, dancers, actors, and instrumentalists.
Opera New Jersey, 14 Washington Road, Princeton 08543; 609-799-7700. www.opera-nj.org.
Call for information.
Peabody Bass Works, 1 East Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-234-4503. www.peabody.jhu.edu.
For bass players from 8 to 18 at any ability for day program. Residential program for students who have completed one or more years of college study on the bass.
Peddie School, 201 South Main Street, Hightstown 08520; 609-490-7532. www.peddie.org.
Summer theater camp for ages 12 to 15 culminates in a showcase. Green Apple Theater features one-week camps focusing on acting, dance, and music for ages 8 to 11.
Young dancers, ages 4 to 7, and interns, ages 9 to 18.
Jazz weeks at Princeton High School in the past. Call for information.
Two-week music program mixes ensembles, composition, singing, and solo performance, focusing on violin and piano. Program is on the Lawrenceville School campus featuring more than 20 Steinway and Yamaha pianos, two recital halls, and an electronic music studio.
Playwrights Theater Camp, 33 Green Village Road, Madison 07940; 973-514-1787. www.ptnj.org.
Theater camp for grades 7 to 9.
Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 1128 Great Road, Princeton 08540; 609-921-6499. www.princetonacademy.org.
Programs for K to grade nine, Sports, martial arts, nature, reading, robotic, and writing workshops. Clown Academy for students from grades 4 to 12. Features miming, pie-throwing, slapstick, pratfalls, make-up, unicycling, juggling, stilt-walking, costuming, tumbling, and acrobatics. One-week sessions.
Princeton Dance and Theater Studio, 116 Rockingham Row, Princeton 08540; 609-514-1600. www.princetondance.com.
Summer intensive junior for ages 8 and up with ballet, jazz, hip hop, and choreography. Summer intensive for ages 12 to 20 with pointe, partnering, pilates, jazz, modern, and musical theater. Dancing Stars for ages 5 to 7 and Little Dancing Stars for ages 3 and 4, are half-day camps with dance, costume, scenery making, and a performance each week.
Summer arts institute offers college preparatory work and portfolio development. For grades 9 to 12.
Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison 07940; 973-408-3980. www.shakespearenj.org.
Senior Corps, a three-week acting intensive program for ages 14 to 17. Junior Corps, a two-week acting program for ages 11 to 14.
Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton 08540; 609-921-2330. www.stuartschool.org
Visual and performing arts include Princeton String Academy, writing, and an audition workshop.
Taubenslag Productions, 496 Taylor Place, North Brunswick 08902; 732-422-7071. www.taubenslagproductions.com
Theater camp with half and full-day programs, two to eight-week sessions, ages 7 to 14. CIT program. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily swimming, outdoor activities, and stage work. Trips and performances.
That Pottery Place, 217 Clarksville Road, West Windsor 08550; 609-716-6200. www.thatpotteryplace.net.
Creative art programs include working with clay, pottery, and glass. Wheel throwing for ages nine and up.
Fine arts programs for ages 8 to 21 with a disability. Call for locations.
Villagers Theater, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset 08875; 732-873-3009. www.villagerstheatre.com.
Summer theater arts training for ages 6 to 16 includes acting, dance, movement, vocal training, music, and production arts, with live theatrical productions. Divided into Little Villagers, ages 6 to 8; Apprentice Workshop, ages 8 to 12; and Teen Performance Workshop, ages 12 to 16.
West Windsor Arts Council, 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor 08550; 609-716-1931. www.westwindsorarts.org.
Camps include art and science, musical theater, photography and studio art, environmental art, filmmaking, multi-art, and more.
Westminster Conservatory of Music, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton 08540; 609-921-7104. www.rider.edu/wcc.
Music and performance for age two through high school. Most are one-week sessions. Piano, flute, strings, and chamber music. Musical theater programs for grades 1 to 12. Locations include Westminster Choir College, Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Princeton, John Witherspoon Middle School, and more.
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick 08901; 732-932-7237. www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu.
Art camp for ages 7 to 14. Monday, June 24, to Friday, July 26. No class July 4. Activities range from cartooning to puppet making to painting, including en plein air.