DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative
Summer Education Activities for Students
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Adventure Theatre
DAR Museum
DC Jazz Festival
Imagination Stage
Shakespeare Theatre Co.
DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative


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Summer Educational Activities for Students
Opportunity for students to experience arts and humanities education this summer!

Other members wishing to disburse information about their summer programs should email info@dccollaborative.org.



Summer Musical Theater Scholarship Auditions- Grades 6-12

April 19, 2014 10am-2pm or April 24, 2014 5-7pm 

Wintergreen Plaza, 837-D Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Scholarship students may awarded up to 100% of tuition for the Summer Musical Theater Training Program. From the high school musical to the bright lights of Broadway, The Summer Musical Theater Training Program is an exciting 3-week program that provides strong technique training in singing, dancing, and acting. Auditions not required to register for the program. For more information, call 301.251.5766 or visit Adventure Theatre MTC online.


Summer Musical Theater Camp- Grades 1-6

Six sessions to choose throughout the summer, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, 

Glen Echo Park

Celebrating 36 years! With props and costumes, singing and scene-work, your child's two-week fun camp experience will culminate in a performance of a full-scale, youth-appropriate main stage show for friends and family. For more information, call 301.251.5766 or visit Adventure Theatre MTC online.




WHEN:  July 14- July 18, 2014

WHAT:  Junior Historian Camp

WHO: Youth ages 9-12

You can find more information and Apply Here! Read the brochure.

Children can explore early 19th century Washington, DC, July 14-18, 2014,  through architecture, music, art, museums, artifacts, maps, and more in Junior Historian Camp 2014, a partnership among the DAR Museum, The Octagon Museum, and National Park Service President's Park.


Kids ages nine to twelve will take field trips, do a 19th century newscast, dig a mock excavation, make exhibitions, and work with artists, musicians, actors and museum staff.


Registration is now open for Junior Historian Camp 2014. Each day, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, is packed with activities, field trips and fun. Kids will discover tools to learn about history while doing history.


This is the third annual Junior Historian Camp 2014 for all the involved partners: DAR Museum, The Octagon Museum, and National Park Service President's Park. The three institutions work collaboratively in organization, planning, and curriculum-building.


Campers begin each day during July 14-18 at the DAR Museum, 1776 D St. NW, Washington, DC. Depending upon the theme of the day, activities will take place there , at The Octagon Museum, or at National Park Service President's Park. Campers and staff members will take field trips to other history museums and historic sites, too.


Parents can find registration forms here at the DAR Museum website. 


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Teen Arts Program (TAP) & DC JAZZ FESTIVAL CAMP 


WHAT:  World Class Multidisciplinary Arts and Jazz Program

WHO: Youth ages 11 - 18

WHERE: Howard University, Washington, DC

APPLICATION/BROCHURE AVAILABLE!, You may also email Damion Parran at- DParran@bgcgw.org for more information.
Application Due April 15

The TAP DC Jazz Festival is a one-week intensive experience for middle school and high school students who are dedicated and passionate about music performance. In collaboration with the TAP, DC Jazz Festival and local jazz artists, the program was created to give young musicians from all genres a taste of practicing and performing alongside jazz professionals. Daily combo and private sessions help refine technique, performance etiquette and broaden participants' understanding of various jazz styles. 



Featuring Opera Icon Denyce Graves and 30+ Resident Artists

July 13 - August 1

Application Due April 15


The 3-week overnight multidisciplinary summer camp will feature world-renowned opera diva Denyce Graves, The Joffrey Ballet residency, Ray Mercer from Lion King, Oscar Hawkins (Kirov Ballet/Cirque Du Soleil) and 30+ additional resident artists who will teach multidisciplinary classes from Opera to Hip Hop. 


See the brochure for more information!




Camps available for children ages 4-18!
Search the full list of camps here

Acting & Creative Drama Camps

Musical Theatre Camps

Dance Camps

Filmmaking Camps

or any combination of the above!


Before & after-care is available.  Students may choose from 2, 3 or 4 week camps.


Musical Production Camps are also available for Grades 2-4 and 5-9. Your camper will rehearse and perform a complete musical at the end of camp for friends and family!


P.S. Can't wait until summer? You don't have to! We have Spring Break Camps on April 14-18 for age 4 through grade 8! Learn more HERE!




Camp Shakespeare

Two-week sessions in June, July and August for ages 7 - 18

Locations in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC

Click HERE to register  


During this two-week intensive, young actors dive head first into the world of the greatest playwright in history: William Shakespeare. Under the guidance of theatre professionals, participants unravel his plays with text analysis; transform into Shakespeare's characters through voice, movement and improvisation work; wage battles against mortal enemies with stage combat; and develop fundamental acting skills using classical theatre techniques. To culminate each session, participants stage a performance for friends and family at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.