Summer Camps

Setting the Stage

The Carver’s performing arts summer camps in theatre, dance and music production are the season’s hottest tickets, popular with both kids and parents. Taught by professional instructors, each experience is designed to encourage creativity, build self-confidence, and promote positive personal growth.

[Updated 2/8/2021]  All 2021 summer camp enrollments are temporarily suspended due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic. Check back regularly for updates.

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Theater Camp with Choose to Dream

* All published information subject to change due to evolving pandemic considerations.

June 14 – July 2, 2021 | Hybrid camp experience; Week 1, Zoom, Weeks 2-3, in-person

June 14 – 18, 2021 | Scheduled individual and group Zoom lessons, at-home preparation

June 21 – July 2, 2021 | In-person, M-F; 8:30 AM–4 PM

Ages: 10-18 (Actors) |  11-18 (Crew)

Performance: Pre-recorded, streamed viewing

Rated 4.6/5 for Overall Quality & Value

Our three-week camp offers young actors immersive experience in musical theatre. The actor’s experience includes acting, vocal and dance instruction in preparation for a one-night only public performance of Shrek The Musical JR. A technical program for students interested in learning production and backstage elements offers learning opportunities in set design, props, costuming, lighting, and sound.

Dance Intensive with Dallas Black Dance Theatre

*All published information subject to change due to evolving pandemic considerations.

July 12-23, 2021 | M-F; 8:30 AM–4 PM

Ages: 10-18

Recital: Pre-recorded; streamed viewing

Rated 4.7/5 for Overall Quality & Value

Our two-week immersive program promotes creativity and discipline, while encouraging each student to reach their highest potential in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, African and Tap (optional). Two instructional levels create engaging learning environments for beginning/intermediate students and advanced learners. Prior dance instruction, self-motivation, and working knowledge of dance fundamentals are strongly advised. Enrolled households will incur additional expenses for required attire and footwear.

DJ Camp with The AM Project

All published information subject to change due to evolving pandemic considerations.

July 26–30, 2021 | M-F; 8:30 AM–4:30 PM

Ages: 10-18

Afterparty: 7 PM | Friday, July 30, 2021 | Little Carver


Rated 4.8/5 for Overall Quality & Value

DJ Camp with The AM Project is an interactive adventure in music, technology and dance led by a talented mix professional DJ’s and staff experienced in learning environment instruction. It begins with a recap of DJing and music history, then students discover beat matching and mixing on the Hercules Impulse 200 Controller and mixing Software. Visits by guest DJs and industry professionals give students a chance to learn from those working in the business. Days are structured but offer opportunities for creative and independent learners. Camp concludes with each DJ performing a solo set at the DJ Camp After Party.