Our Dance Camps are a great way to try something new, or continue dancing in your favorite style throughout the Summer! We hope you will join us for some summertime dancing fun!
Payment for 2021 Summer Classes/Camps will be charged to your registered form of payment upon enrollment. Yearly fees do NOT apply to Summer enrollment.
If classes/camps are full please add your student's name to the wait list and you will be contacted if camps are added or openings become available.
We follow all guidelines set by the CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health regarding operations with the current state Covid mitigations in place. This includes social distancing, sanitization, group sizes, masks required at all times, etc.
Once you are registered/logged into the parent portal, click on “Find Classes” then select the “Add A Filter” button, choose "Sessions" and select "2021 Summer" to see all classes/camps being offered.
Select your class/camp, add the item to your cart and check out by clicking on your Billing & Payment tab.
2021 Summer Classes
Enrollment is Open!
Below you will find a list of classes offered at Sunshine Dance for Summer 2021. New Students will be required to register and create an account through the Parent Portal before enrolling in a class. Just click on the "Register for Classes" link below to get started!
Bright Lights Theatre
Summer Camp Info
Camps for ages 3-12
These camps are perfect for beginners and those with some dance experience!
Fairytale Dance-Ages 3-4
In this 3 day camp your child will learn basic, age appropriate ballet movement as they act out and dance their way through a "fairytale"or "Disney stoy"! Parents will be invited to join us on the last day for a short presentation to show off all we've learned!
Session #1: "Frozen" June 22-24, 9:00-9:45am
Session #2: "Little Mermaid" June 22-24, 10:00-10:45am
Session #3: "Moana" June 29-July 1, 9:00-9:45am
Session #4: "Frozen" July 13-15, 9:00-9:45am
Session #5: "Little Mermaid" July 27-29, 9:00-9:45am
Session #6: "Moana" August 10-12, 9:00-9:45am
Becoming a Ballerina and Swan Lake Dance Camp-Ages 4-9
In this 3 day camp your student will learn basic ballet movement in a fun and welcoming setting. Parents will be invited to join us on the last day to watch us perform!
Becoming a Ballerina Camps
Session #1: June 22-24, 12:00-12:50pm ages (4-6)
Session #2: June 29-July 1, 10:00-10:50am (ages 4-6)
Session #3: July 13-15, 10:00-10:50am (ages 4-6)
Swan Lake Camp
Session #4: Aug 10-12, 10:00-10:50am (ages 7-9)
Pom Pom Dance Camp-Ages 5-9
We supply the Poms! You supply the energy and a smile! Precision Pom Style is it's own unique form of dance. Learn about shakes, shimmies, holds and passes! Join us for this exciting 3 day Camp. Students will perform a short routine on the last day.
Session #1: July 20-22, 10:00-10:50am (ages 6-8)
Session #2: July 27-29, 9:00-9:50am (ages 7-9)
Pop, Lock and Groove Camp-Ages 5-12
Want to learn the latest Hip Hop moves while dancing to today's top hits? Then this 3 day Camp is for you! Join us for this great introduction into Hip Hop Dance! We will have a short presentation our last day to show off our new moves!
Session #1: July 13-15, 11:00-11:50am (ages 6-8)
Session #2: July 20-22, 9:00-9:50am (ages 5-7)
Session #3: July 20-22, 10:00-10:50am (ages 6-8)
Session #4: July 20-22, 11:00-11:50am (ages 9-12)
Session #5: July 27-29, 10:00-10:50am (ages 6-8)
Broadway Bound Dance Camp-Ages 5-11
In this 3 day camp students will explore the various styles seen in Broadway shows! This high energy camp will focus on performance and expression as you learn to dance like a "Broadway Star"! We will have a short presentation our last day of camp to show off all our new moves!
Session #1: July 13-15, 10:00-10:50am (ages 5-7)
Session #2: July 27-29, 11:00-11:50am (ages 8-11)
Jazz It Up! Dance Camp-Ages 5-11
This 3 day camp is a great introduction into the dance style of JAZZ! We will learn upbeat and energetic movements (all age appropriate) while jamming to today's most popular hits! Join us for a short performance the last day of camp!
Session #1: June 22-24, 11:00-11:50am (ages 5-7)
Session #2: June 29-July 1, 11:00-11:50am (ages 8-11)
Session #3: July 13-15, 11:00-11:50am (ages 5-7)
Session #4: July 27-29, 10:00-10:50am (ages 5-7)
Session #5: Aug 10-12, 11:00-11:50am (ages 8-11)
Tap It Up! Dance Camp-Ages 5-11
Join us for this fun 3 day Tap camp where you will concentrate on rhythm, style and sound, all at age appropriate levels! There will be a short performance at the end of the last day of camp!
Session #1: June 29-July 1, 12:00-12:50pm (ages 8-11)
Session #2: July 13-15, 12:00-12:50pm (ages 5-7)
Session #3: July 27-29, 11:00-11:50am (ages 5-7)
Lyrical/Contemporary Dance Camp-Ages 8-11
This 3 day camp combines Lyrical and Contemporary styles while encouraging individual style and artistic expression. We will have a short performance the last day of camp!
Aug 10-12, 12:00-12:50pm (ages 8-11)
Acro/Flexibility Camp-Ages 6-12
This 3 day camp will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique and flexibility. We are excited to add this exciting and fun option for our students this summer! There will be a short demonstration for parents the last day of camp!
Session #1: July 20-22, 12:00-12:50pm (ages 9-12)
Session #2: July 20-22, 1:00-1:50pm (ages 6-8)
Workshops for Ages 9-19
In this 3 day workshop students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology that will supplement technique and performance in all other dance styles. Each class of the 3 day workshop includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations where dancers will focus on technique, proper alignment, musicality, control, and artistry. The ballet curriculum used is based on a combination of the French, Vagonova and Cecchetti methods. This workshop is for dancer's with prior ballet experience.
July 6-8, 6:00-7:30pm (ages 9-12)
July 6-8, 7:30-9:00pm (ages 12-19)
This 3 day workshop will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. This workshop is for dancers with prior jazz dance experience.
July 27-29, 12:00-1:30pm (ages 9-12)
July 27-29, 1:30-3:00pm (ages12-19)
Stretch & Tech Workshops
This 3 day workshop will focus on the technique, strength, and flexibility needed to execute turns and leaps. Great camp for those involved in a Competition Team, Dance Team, Drill Team or those gearing up to audition for one!
Aug 3-5, 6:00-7:30pm (ages 9-12)
Aug 3-5, 7:30-9:00pm (ages 12-19)