Dance, Cheer, Gymnastics

Summer Camps 2020



UPDATE: Some 2020 summer camps have been canceled since this guide was published. Please check with each camp organization for more information.

Adventure Gymnastics Camp
This popular camp is now in its 17th year, offering themed days of challenges and adventures in gymnastics, like scavenger hunts and obstacle courses, costumes and more. Campers learn a progression of tumbling skills, plus enjoy structured gymnastics lessons on the vault, bars, balance beam and rings. Ages 3-14. Offered July 13-17 and Aug. 17-21; half or full-day sessions available. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159-$259/session. spokanegymnastics.com 533-9646

Ballet Arts Academy Summer Programs
The local studio offers summer classes for all skill levels and ages, including a Frozen 2-themed camp, pointe and pre-pointe classes, summer intensives for beginner to advanced dancers and drop-in classes in August ($17/session). See complete schedule online. Reserve a spot by June 5. $150-$230/week. balletartsacademy.com

Cheer Camp
In addition to tumbling, stunts, dances and cheers, athletes learn gymnastics skills during structured lessons on the vault, bars, beam and floor. Campers are grouped according to age and skill. All groups perform a gymnastics and cheer routine at a Friday performance for family and friends. Ages 3-14. Offered July 27-31 and Aug. 10-14; half- and full-day options. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159-$259/session. spokanegymnastics.com 533-9646

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 13-16 from 1-4 pm. At Dance Center of Spokane; classes will move online if needed. $175/week. dancecenterofspokane.com 448-2426

CheerTots
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 16-July 21; meets once a week at Edgecliff Park, Spokane Valley. $93/session. supertotsports.com

Creative Minds, Bright Minds Preschool STEAM Camps
A dance camp for young learners that incorporates art, science and math into themed weeks. Ages 3-5. July 13-16, July 20-23 and Aug. 10-13. from 9 am-noon. At Dance Center of Spokane; classes will move online if needed. $175-$475. dancecenterofspokane.com 448-2426

Dance Competition Workshop
A session for those interested in participating in Dance Center of Spokane's 2020-21 season; required for all competition students. Contact the studio for details. All ages. Aug. 24-27 from 1-8:30 pm. $60-$125. dancecenterofspokane.com 448-2426

Fantasy Dance Camp
A camp of creative dance and play based on a daily theme with proper stretching, crafts, games, story, dance and snack time. Dancers are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters. Ages 3-10. July 9, July 15, July 21 and July 27 from 10 am-noon. At Isabelle's Dance Time. $35-$45/day; $120-$160/full camp. isabellesdancetime.com 927-0972

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. Each session concludes with an informal performance for family and friends. Ages 13-20. July 27-31 (ages 13-20; intermediate/advanced) and Aug. 3-7 (ages 9-13; beginner/intermediate). $200-$350. gonzaga.edu/summerdance 313-6508

Isabelle's Dance Time Summer Classes
The studio offers classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, musical theater, choreography, and stretch and strengthening. Ages 8 to adults. Sessions offered July 6-23; meets Mon-Thu from 5-9 pm. Unlimited classes are $150/person or $200/family. isabellesdancetime.com 927-0972

Jazz Intensive
A class for dancers at levels 1-3, with placement based on age and skill level. Instruction is led by guest teachers Dave Massey and Kaisa-Mikale Hance. Ages 9-18. Aug. 3-6. At Dance Center of Spokane; classes will move online if needed. $90/day or $300/full week. dancecenterofspokane.com 448-2426

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 28 from 5:15-7:30 pm. At Bleker School of Dance. $30. blekerschoolofdance.com 892-7977

Kids' Dance, Drama & 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 July 20-Aug. 20. At Dance Center of Spokane; classes will move online if needed. $110-$375. dancecenterofspokane.com 448-2426

Maressa's School of Dance Summer Session
Summer sessions include programs in pre-primary ballet, cheerleading, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, modern, ballet and more. Ages 2 to adults. June 29-Aug. 29; session times vary by age and skill level, see website for complete schedule and class options. $115-$250. maressasdance.com

Mini Jazz Intensive
A camp focusing on jazz technique, with afternoon sessions on lyrical, musical theater and jazz turns. Guest taught by Kaisa-Mikale Hance, an LA-based choreographer. Ages 6-10. Aug. 3-6 from 11 am-12:30 pm. At Dance Center of Spokane. $125. dancecenterofspokane.com

Mystery Gymnastics Camp
Clues, riddles, puzzles, challenges and mysteries are interspersed with structured gymnastics lessons on the vault, bars, balance beam, rings, floor and Tumbl Trak. Campers are taught a progression of tumbling skills, plus jumping, leaping and climbing elements in the ninja room. In addition to the daily "mystery" to solve, there will be time to bounce on the jumping castle and onto the new pit pillow. Ages 3-14. Aug. 3-7; full and half-day sessions available. At Spokane Gymnastics. $159-$259. spokanegymnastics.com

Ninja Zone Gymnastics Camp
Ninja Zone embraces children's energy and ignites their confidence through a fusion of gymnastics, martial arts, obstacle course training and freestyle movement. Campers learn jumps, flips, rolls and kicks designed to help improve total body coordination, build strength and increase agility. Beyond skill, this camp teaches self-confidence, discipline, impulse control, responsibility and instinctual safety. Ninjas show off their skills at a special performance on Friday for family and friends. Ages 3-14. Offered July 27-31 and Aug. 10-14; half- or full-day options. At Spokane Gymnastics $159-$259/session. spokanegymnastics.com 533-9646

Parkour + Gymnastics Camp
In addition to structured gymnastics rotations, this camp includes an introduction to safety, basic techniques for jumping, vaulting, climbing and swinging. All campers train in the main gym with various obstacles, including the salmon ladder and in the parkour room with wooden obstacles and bars. Athletes show off their skills in a Friday performance. Ages 6-14. Offered July 27-31 and Aug. 10-14. Half or full-day options available. $159-$259/session. spokanegymnastics.com 533-9646

Preschool Gymnastics Camp
Fundamental gymnastics elements are taught by knowledgeable coaches with fast-paced rotations focusing on the development of strength, balance, agility, coordination and flexibility. Campers learn social skills necessary to work in a group and interact independently of their parents (who can watch from the viewing area.) Campers enjoy fun activities, challenges, games, plus storytime, crafts, bouncing and playing in the foam pit. Ages 3-6. July 20-24 from 12:30-4:30 pm. At Spokane Gymnastics. $179. spokanegymnastics.com 533-9646

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 July 8-10 and Aug. 5-7. At Sandra Olgard Studio of Dance. $45/session. sandraolgardsstudioofdance.com 838-7464

Sandra Olgard Studio Summer Intensive
Courses meet four days a week for two weeks. These classes in ballet, modern/contemporary help fine tune skills learned throughout the year, and add new skills or introduce students to dance. Ages 6-20. Sessions offered June 15-25 and/or Aug. 10-21. $100-$155. sandraolgardsstudioofdance.com 838-7464

Skyhawks Cheerleading
Kids 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 complete list of dates and locations. $79-$167/session. skyhawks.com

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. 10-13 and Aug. 17-20. At Dance Center of Spokane; classes will move online if needed. $75/day; $250/week or $400/both weeks. dancecenterofspokane.com 448-2426

Tap & Drama Lessons
A one-week class ideal for both dance and theatre students. Ages 5+. Offered June 29-July 2 and/or Aug. 3-6. At Sandra Olgard Studio of Dance. $45-$65. sandraolgardsstudioofdance.com 838-7464

Teen Dance Camp
Dancers learn at least six new dance routines during the week which also includes trampoline jumping, swimming field trips and games. Ages 13+. July 20-23 from 2:30-9 pm; July 24 from 10 am-4 pm. At Bleker School of Dance. $160. blekerschoolofdance.com 892-7977

Teen Dance Camp
Sessions for beginning and advanced students cover styles including ballet and jazz fusion, hip hop and more. Ages 11+. Sessions offered July 20-23, July 27-31, Aug. 10-13 and Aug. 17-20. At Dance Center of Spokane; classes will move online if needed. $110/session. dancecenterofspokane.com 448-2426

Trampoline & Tumbling Camp
Campers enjoy a week of high-flying action featuring instruction on the Tumbl Trak, double mini trampoline, Euro-Trampoline, rod floor and the spring and air floor, intermixed with games and activities. Campers learn essential skills such as air awareness, progressive tumbling, strength and coordination. New this year is the pit with a giant air pillow. Ages 6-14. July 20-24 from 12:30-4:30 pm. At Spokane Gymnastics. $179. spokanegymnastics.com 533-9646

UCA Cheer Camp
A three-day middle and high school cheerleading camp. This year's theme is "Spirit Power," featuring the closing pep rally "Super Squad Rally." July 13-16. At WSU Pullman. Resident/commuter options. $195-$390. uca.varsity.com

Youth Dance Camp
Dancers learn five-plus routines, jump on the trampolines, go on swimming field trips and play games. Ages 7-12. July 27-31 from 8:30 am-3 pm. At the Bleker School of Dance. $160. blekerschoolofdance.com 892-7977

Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch @ Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Through Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
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