click to enlarge The Spokane Civic Theatre’s “Play in a Week” camps are back.
The Spokane Civic Theatre’s “Play in a Week” camps are back.


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

Cinderella
Join Cinderella and her animal friends on a magical adventure. This classic story is perfect for little ones to shine brightly on stage. Ages 5-7. June 15-19 from 9 am-3 pm; showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. At Spokane Children's Theatre. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org 328-4886

CYT North Idaho Camps
CYT North Idaho musical theater camps are a fun, upbeat way for children to learn about dancing, acting and singing. Camps revolve around theater workshops, games and team building activities, culminating in a showcase for families to see what students have learned. Ages 5-18. July 6-10 and July 20-24 (ages 5-7 meets 9 am-12:30 pm; ages 7-12 meets 9 am-4 pm); July 13-17 (ages 10-14; meets 9 am-4 pm); Aug. 3-7 (ages 13-18; meets 10 am-5 pm. cytnorthidaho.org 208-930-1001

CYT Spokane Junior Camp
Campers rotate through theater workshops including dance, drama and voice, play exciting theater games, participate in a showcase rehearsal, make lifelong friends and more. All campers perform in a musical theater showcase for family and friends at the end of the week. This year's theme is "Kids of Broadway." Ages 10-12. July 6-10 from 9 am-4 pm. $225. cytspokane.org 487-6540

CYT Spokane Mini Camp
Campers rotate through theater workshops including dance, drama and voice, play exciting theater games, participate in a showcase rehearsal, make lifelong friends and more. All campers perform in a musical theater showcase for family and friends at the end of the week. This year's theme is "Kids of Broadway." Ages 5-6. June 22-26 from 9 am-noon. $125. cytspokane.org 487-6540

CYT Spokane Teen Camp
Campers rotate through theater workshops including dance, drama and voice, play exciting theater games, participate in a showcase rehearsal, make lifelong friends and more. All campers perform in a musical theater showcase for family and friends at the end of the week. This year's theme is "Kids of Broadway." Ages 13-18. July 13-17 from 9 am-4 pm. $225. cytspokane.org

CYT Spokane Youth Camp
Campers rotate through theater workshops including dance, drama and voice, play exciting theater games, participate in a showcase rehearsal, make lifelong friends and more. All campers perform in a musical theater showcase for family and friends at the end of the week. This year's theme is "Kids of Broadway." Ages 7-9. July 20-24 from 9 am-4 pm. $225. cytspokane.org 487-6540

G-Prep Summer Drama Camp
Michael Barfield (St. Al's drama director) and Jenna Solberg (Cataldo music director) lead this year's camp, packed with diverse theatre workshops, improv, singing, choreography and a final performance for family and friends. Grades 4-8. Aug. 3-14; Mon-Fri from 9 am-3 pm. $250. gprep.com

Green Eggs & Ham
Join "Sam I Am" while singing, dancing and acting in this colorful adventure, making lots of friends along the way. Ages 8-12. June 22-26 from 9 am-3 pm. Showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. At Spokane Children's Theatre. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org 328-4886

Harry Potter: Hermione Granger & the Hogwarts Home
For an entire semester, there are no adults at Hogwarts and students are in charge. Will they follow the rules or make up their own? During this Play-in-a-Week camp from Spokane Valley Summer Theatre, discover if Hermione holds the key in this magical world. Grades 3-7. July 22-24 from 10 am-2 pm. $175. svsummertheatre.com/camps 368-7897

Hesperus Arts Musical Theatre
A fine art division of NBC Camps designed to build talent and skill. Camp directors believe each student can greatly improve singing, acting and dancing talent. Students work on dance technique, improv, voice lessons and performance talent. Every camper gets to perform and work on their skills. Ages 12-19 (overnight) and 8-12 (day). June 29-July 24; day camp meets Mon-Thu 9 am-3 pm. At Whitworth University. $245-$305. hesperus-arts.com 800-406-3926

Legally Blonde the Musical
A teen theater camp to rehearse and perform the story of Elle Woods, who charms her way into law school and proves to herself and the world what she's truly capable of. Ages 13-19. Aug. 3-14; meets Mon-Fri from 9 am-5 pm. Casting auditions June 1-2 from 6-8 pm. Performances Aug. 14-15. At Spokane Children's Theatre. $325. spokanechildrenstheatre.org

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
During this Play-in-a-Week camp from Spokane Valley Summer Theatre, the fate of Middle Earth is in the hands of the hobbit Frodo Baggins and his companions in the Fellowship as they begin their journey to destroy the "One Ring." Grades 4-8. Aug. 3-8 from 10 am-2 pm. $175. svsummertheatre.com/camps 368-7897

Musical Theatre: Don't Forget to ACT!
Students focus on dialogue and character relationships to elevate their performance as a musical theatre actor, performing scenes from "Beauty and the Beast," "Mary Poppins," "Wicked" and "Mamma Mia." Grades 7-12. July 27-31 from 10 am-2 pm. $175. svsummertheatre.com/camps 368-7897

Peter Pan in Neverland
In this Play-in-a-Week camp from Spokane Valley Summer Theatre, J.M. Barrie's timeless tale of Peter Pan, a boy who can fly, comes alive. Grades 2-6. July 13-17 from 10 am-2 pm. $175. svsummertheatre.com/camps 368-7897

RTOP Performing Arts School
Participants learn to work as a cast and build confidence together through singing, dancing, and acting. Ages 8+. Weekly, themed sessions are offered June 15-July 17, meets Mon-Fri from 9 am-noon or 1-4 pm. Performers also present a public showcase on the final day of each camp (Fridays) at 1:30 and 3 pm. At Regional Theatre of the Palouse, Pullman. $100-$250/session. rtoptheatre.org 509-335-0750

Spokane Civic Theatre: Play in a Week
The Civic's "Play in a Week" courses focus on teamwork and collaboration, culminating in a fully staged performance. Two to three play titles and one set-making class are offered each week. This year's themes include Lord of the Rings, PD Eastman and Harry Potter. Ages 6-13. Weekly sessions offered June 22-Aug. 14; meeting Mon-Fri (times vary). $75-$125/week; discounts for multiple sign-ups. spokanecivictheatre.com

Stars on Stage
Learn about singing, dancing and stage acting in this fast-paced, high energy camp for beginners and experienced performers to explore the inner workings of a big musical show. Students demonstrate their skills in a showcase at the end of the week, performing hits from some of Broadway's biggest shows. Grades 1-5. July 6-10 from 12:30-3:30 pm. At St. George's School. $195. sgs.org/summer 509-464-8814

Summer Stage Drama Camp
Students team up for storytelling, acting and improv and acting games and a final day performance for family and friends. Ages 6-11. July 13-17 from 9 am-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $139. spokanerec.org

The Adventures of Harry Potter & Friends
During this Play-in-a-Week camp from Spokane Valley Summer Theatre, Harry Potter and his friends spend the day in Care of Magical Creatures class. What they discover and learn will change their lives forever. Grades 2-6. June 22-26 from 10 am-2 pm. $175. svsummertheatre.com/camps 368-7897

The Mysterious Island of Dr. Slimey
What do you get when you put a group of explorers, a mad scientist and experiments gone wrong on the same island? Join us as we bring to life the exciting tale of three souls who stumbled upon "The Mysterious Island of Dr. Slimey." Ages 10-13. July 27-31 from 9 am-3 pm. Showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. At Spokane Children's Theatre. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org

The Wizard of Oz
During this Play-in-a-Week camp from Spokane Valley Summer Theatre, Dorothy, Lion and the Tin Man travel to the Emerald City, encountering several obstacles along the way. Grades 2-6. June 29-July 3 from 10 am-2 pm. $175. svsummertheatre.com/camps 368-7897

Theatre Camp: I am a Storyteller
In this week-long camp from Spokane Valley Summer Theatre, students utilize scenes from the scripts of "Almost Maine" and "Little Women" to explore the theme of love. Students then workshop what it means to be an actor, and how to tell a character's story with honesty, truthfulness and integrity. Grades 7-12. July 6-10 from 10 am-2 pm. $175. svsummertheatre.com/camps 368-7897

Untold: Stories of Unsung Heroes
Every tale has characters that don't get the attention they deserve. Tell their stories with acting, song and dance, and bring them out of the shadows and into the spotlight. Ages 8-12. July 6-10 from 9 am-3 pm; showcase Friday at 3:15 pm. At Spokane Children's Theater. $200. spokanechildrenstheatre.org 328-4886

WSU Musical Theatre Camp
Students receive lessons and coaching sessions from WSU faculty on both song literature and script preparation, culminating in a showcase performance at the end of the week. Students also participate in workshops and clinics covering topics such as stage movement, musical theater styles, audition and resume preparation and technical theater. Coed, entering grades 11-12. Resident/commuter options. At WSU Pullman. $395/commuter; $600/resident. music.wsu.edu

Reardan Mule Days @ Reardan

Sat., June 6, 12 p.m.
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