Dance Performance Camp

Learn the basics of hip-hop, jazz and lyrical ballet.

June 22-26
9 am-3:30 pm
Boys and girls ages 6-9

Tuition: $440
Deposit required: $440
Space is limited to 20 campers. Minimum of 8 required.

Camp Staff

Tim Clarke will supervise this camp. Tim has been teaching in independent schools for 25 years and is currently a science teacher in Penn Charter's Upper School. He has worked in camps with a variety of age groups, and he has experience with set and prop design and basic costume work.

Sarah Clarke is the lead dance instructor. Sarah has been studying dance for 12 years and has taught dance classes for the last three years. She also has experience as a counselor. Her dance team has taken first overall at Nationals twice, and Sarah has been a captain of the team for multiple years and for numerous competitions and recitals.

Matt Clarke will be the assistant dance instructor. Matt has been dancing for nine years and has performed in a number of musical productions at Penn Charter and at Performing Arts Camp, where his roles have included Troy in High School Musical Jr. and Bert in Mary Poppins Jr.

Program HighlightsInterested in learning to dance? During this one-week program campers will learn the basics of hip-hop, jazz and lyrical ballet, plus stretching and warm-up routines. Learn the steps necessary to put on a dance recital on the last day, as well as make and decorate props, sets and costumes for the performance. Enjoy lessons and crafts relating to positive self-image and friendship building. This camp is appropriate for beginning dancers.

Campers should wear comfortable sneakers with socks and loose clothing every day. Please provide your child’s clothing sizes for costume design.

2020 Enrollment Information for One-Week Specialty Camps (except Enrichment and Varsity)

Enrollment is limited, so please register early. Nonrefundable full payment is due at time of registration in order to hold a spot for your child. We accept credit card, money order, cash or check payable to William Penn Charter School. There is also a nonrefundable $25 registration fee for each applicant (whether attending one or multiple camps). If registering after June 1, full payment is due in the form of a credit card, money order or cash. A $25 administrative fee will be charged for any changes made to the application after it has been submitted, including transportation changes.

The camp fee covers all regularly scheduled activities, instructions and materials, including a camp T-shirt. Campers who do not choose the lunch option must provide their own lunch, including a beverage.

Drone Camp and Digital Music Design 102 Camp will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day.

All campers must have a physical examination prior to camp. Print and complete this physical exam form for each camper and return to the summer camp office before the first day of camp.

Welcome letters are available here or on our registration site:

Chess Camp welcome letter
Dance Performance Camp welcome letter
DesignCraft Academy welcome letter 
Drone Camp welcome letter 
DJing 101 Camp welcome letter
Girls Empowerment Camp welcome letter  Day and Fashion and Machine Sewing welcome letter
Design and Build Camp welcome letter
MineCraft Survivor Camp welcome letter
MineCraft Survivor Camp (Advanced) welcome letter
CodeCraft Academy Camp welcome letter 
DesignCraft Academy Camp welcome letter 
Robotics Camp welcome letter
Rock Climbing and Outdoor Adventure Camp welcome letter
Rocketry Camp welcome letter
Science Invention Camp welcome letter
Science Engineering Camp welcome letter

Contact Information
If you have questions, contact:

Charles Kaesshaefer, Director
Penn Charter Summer Camps
215-844-3460 ext. 364