Dance Cheer and Gymnastics Camps

Summer Camps Guide 2019

UCA Cheer Camp
A three-day high school cheerleading camp. This year's theme is "the Greatest Show of Summer," featuring a pep rally titled Circus in the Stands. July 15-18. At WSU Pullman. Resident/commuter options. $180-$384. 253-241-3822

Princess/Prince Dance Camp
Join in the fun to be a ballet "princess" or "prince" in this imaginative class for both experienced dancers or those seeking an introduction to ballet. Ages 3-5. Three-day sessions offered in June, July or August; meets Tue-Thu from 9:15-10 am. At Sandra Olgard Studio. $45/session.

Teen Dance Camp
Sessions for beginning and advanced students cover styles including ballet and jazz fusion, musical theater and more. Ages 11+. Weekly sessions offered June 17-July 25. At Dance Center of Spokane. $110-$375.

Spokane Ballet Studio Summer Workshops
Summer workshops are offered for all ages, including a beginner's workshop with games, instruction, crafts and a mini performance. Level 1-4 and intermediate/advanced workshops offer ballet, pointe, variations, modern, jazz, character, pilates, ballet history and a performance. Level 1-4 (ages 8-14) runs June 17-27; intermediate/advanced runs July 8-19; beginning ballet (ages 5-9) runs July 29-Aug. 2. $150-$450. 714-3650

Kids' Dance, Drama and Cheer Camp
Themed classes teach ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop (varies by session) and include "Under the Sea," "Dazzling Disney," "King of New York" and more. Sessions for beginning and experienced dancers. Ages 3-12. Offered June 17-Aug. 15; meets Mon-Thu. At Dance Center of Spokane. $110-$375.

Preschool STEAM Camps
A camp for young learners, incorporating science and math into themed weeks. Ages 3-5. June 17-20, July 15-18 and Aug. 12-15 from 9 am-noon. At Dance Center of Spokane. $175-$475.

Sandra Olgard Studio Summer Ballet
Courses meet daily for two weeks. Depending on dancers' levels, class could include classical ballet with pointe, modern and choreography. Ages 6-18. Sessions offered June 17-27 and Aug. 12-22. $90-$270. 838-7464

Skyhawks Cheerleading
Girls learn essential skills to lead crowds, including proper hand and body movements, jumping and choreographed performance skills. Ages 5-11. Held at parks and schools in the Spokane/Coeur d'Alene area. Summer sessions offered from June-August; see site for list of dates/locations. $69-$165.

Kids play a variety of games to develop balance, movement and motor skills as well as listening to instructions. Sessions also introduce basic cheerleading skills, songs and chants. Ages 3-6. Offered June 18-July 23; meets once a week. At Edgecliff Park, Spokane Valley. $90/session.

Northwest Gymnastics Camp
Young athletes work with experienced coaches to improve skills and walk out with more confidence. Includes crafts, games, snacks and more. Ages 5+. Sessions offered June 24-28 and July 15-19, meets 9 am-noon. $200/week; $45/day.

Northwest Ninja Camp Ninja
Zone combines gymnastics, martial arts, obstacle training and freestyle movement while also focusing on building character. Ages 5+. Sessions offered June 24-28 and July 15-19; meets 9 am-noon. $200/week; $45/day.

Maressa's School of Dance Summer Session
Summer sessions include programs in pre-primary ballet, cheerleading, primary cheerleading and ballet I and II, along with teen and adult ballet. Ages 2-adult. June 24-Aug. 24; session times vary by age and skill level, see website for schedule options. $115-$250.

Adventure Gymnastics Camp
This popular camp is now in its 16th year, offering themed days of challenges and adventures in gymnastics, like scavenger hunts and obstacle courses. All ages. Offered July 8-12, July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 12-16; half or full-day sessions available. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159-$259/session. 533-9646

Fantasy Dance Camp
A camp of creative dance and play based on a daily storybook theme with dance, games, craft, stories and a tea party. Ages 3-10. July 9 (Moana & Maui), July 15 (Princesses and Princes), July 18 (Super Heroes) and July 23 (Mary Poppins) from 10 am-noon. At Isabelle's Dance Time. $35 day or $120 full camp; after June 30: $45 day or $140/full camp.

Cheer Clinic
This new clinic covers tumbling, dance and cheer stunting techniques. Sessions are led by collegiate and former high school/competitive cheerleaders. Coed, ages 8-18. July 15-18 from 1-4 pm. At Dance Center of Spokane. $175/week.

Preschool Gymnastics Camp
A week of structured gymnastics lessons, games and story time, plus bouncing on the inflatable and playing in the foam pits. Ages 3-5. July 15-19 from 12:30-4:30 pm. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159-$179. 533-9646

Trampoline & Tumbling Camp
Campers enjoy a week of high flying action featuring instruction on the Tumbl Trak, double mini trampoline, Eurotramp trampoline and the spring and air floors, along with fun games and activities. Ages 6-14. July 15-19 from 12:30-4:30 pm. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159.

Teen Dance Camp
Dancers learn 6+ routines during the week which also includes trampoline jumping, swimming field trips and games. Ages 13+. July 22-25 from 2:30-9 pm; July 26 from 10 am-4 pm. At Bleker School of Dance. $160

Gonzaga Summer Dance Intensive
A week of dance instruction for intermediate and advanced skill levels, including techniques for hip-hop, modern, contemporary, ballet, jazz and musical theatre. Taught by Gonzaga Dance program faculty in the new Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center. Ages 13-20. July 22-27 (ages 13-20; intermediate/advanced) and Aug. 5-9 (ages 9-13; beginner/intermediate). $225-$375. 313-6508

Cheer + Gymnastics Camp
Campers learn tumbling, stunts, dances and cheers. Coaches group students by age, and each group performs a routine on the last day of camp for family and friends. All ages and skills. Offered July 22-26 and Aug 19-23; half- and full-day options. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159-$259/session. 533-9646

Ninja Zone Gymnastics Camp
Campers learn to kick, jump, roll and flip like characters in their favorite video games. Ninja zone fuses elements of gymnastics, martial arts, obstacle course training and freestyle movement. All ages. Offered July 22-25 and Aug. 12-23; half- or full-day options. At Spokane Gymnastics $159-$259/session.

Parkour & Breakdancing Camp
Campers learn tumbling skills along with parkour and breakdancing stunts that they get to show off to family and friends during a Friday performance. Ages 6-14. Offered July 22-26 and Aug. 19-23. Half or full-day options available. $159-$259/session.

Jazz Intensive
A class for dancers at levels 1-3, with placement based on age and skill level. Instruction is led by two guest teachers from California, Dave Massey and Kaisa-Mikale Hance. Ages 9-18. July 29-Aug. 1. At Dance Center of Spokane. $90/day or $300/full week.

Mini Jazz Intensive
A camp focusing on jazz technique, with afternoon sessions on lyrical, musical theater and jazz turns. Guest taught by Kaisa-Micale Hance. Ages 6-10. July 29-Aug. 1. At Dance Center of Spokane. $125.

Youth Dance Camp
Dancers learn 5+ routines, jump on the trampolines, go on swimming field trips and play games. Ages 7-12. July 29-Aug. 2 from 8:30 am-3 pm. At the Bleker School of Dance. $160.

Junior Dance Camp
Dancers learn three routines, jump on the trampoline and perform for their family and friends at camp's conclusion. Ages 4.5-6. July 30 from 5:30-7:30 pm. At Bleker School of Dance. $30.

Mystery Gymnastics Camp
Clues, riddles, puzzles, challenges and mysteries are all included with structured gymnastics on all events. All ages. Aug. 5-9; full and half-day sessions available. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159-$259.

Drop-in Hip Hop Classes
A new offering this summer, open to all levels. Ages 11+. Sessions offered Aug. 5-8 and Aug. 12-15, meets from 8-9 pm. At Dance Center of Spokane. $15/class. 448-2426

Summer Dance Intensive
A course to develop strength, stamina and flexibility while improving technique in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, musical theater, tumbling, hip hop and more. Ages 10+. Aug. 5-8 and Aug. 12-15. At Dance Center of Spokane. $75/day; $250/week or $400/two.

Dance Competition Workshop
A session for those interested in participating in Dance Center of Spokane's 2019-20 season. Contact the studio for details. All ages. Aug. 19-22 from 1-8:30 pm. $60-$125.

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