Summer Programs

7 Fun-Filled Camps with Crazy Themed Days, Popsicles, and Lots of Laughs!

A safe, supportive and encouraging environment with fully supervised activities, including:

  • Games and improv
  • Stage makeup
  • Dance and creative movement
  • Voice instruction

All programs are lead by our professional staff.

  • Each week ends with an informal performance for family and friends, held on Friday of each session
  • All sessions run Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm
  • For children ages 8 to 14 (7 year olds who have participated in an Arts Alive! school play may also participate).

2018 Summer Camp dates and themes will be announced in March!

Mamma Mia!

Session 1 – July 10-14
This session is FULL.

Release your inner Dancing Queen with scenes and music from the smash Broadway hit, based on the songs of ABBA.

The Addams Family

Session 2 – July 17-21
This session is FULL.

This creepy, weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in selections from the musical.

Disney Villains

Session 2 – July 24-28
This session is FULL.

A mega celebration of some of Disney’s most dastardly villains. This will be a wicked week full of sinister surprises!

History & Theatre

Session 2 – July 31-Aug 4
This session is FULL.

History has its eyes on you as we explore how history is represented in theatre with excerpts from Hamilton and Les Miserables.

Harry Potter

Session 5 – August 7-11
This session is FULL.

Enter the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy, get sorted, and begin your studies of magical arts! This camp will explore the wizarding world of Harry Potter through group exercises, character development, and scene work.

Held at Michelle Lavin Music, 286 Maple Ave, Barrington.

Real Life Audition Prep

Session 5 – August 14-18

Grades 7 to 12 only – 9am to 12pm.

Led by Max Littman, students will explore everything they need to prepare for an audition including: understanding specific musical requirements and preparing accordingly, preparing an actor’s resume, how to present oneself, and how to choose an appropriate repertoire.

Held at Michelle Lavin Music, 286 Maple Ave, Barrington.

Brush Up On Your Musical Theatre Chops

Session 7 – August 21-25

Grades 2 to 8  |  9 am to 3 pm

An intensive vocal training camp focused on technique and expression with songs from “Matilda”, “Wicked”, and “Into the Woods. ” Students explore proper breathing and support, pronunciation, and acting while singing, as well as how to keep their voice healthy, basic anatomy of the voice, head and chest voice differentiation, and exercises for voice and body for audition prep and performance. Participants will choose two musical theater pieces of contrasting emotion, research characters, apply vocal techniques learned in camp, participate in “mock auditions,” and perform at the end of the week. Campers grouped as follows: Grades 2+3, Grades 4+5, Grades 6-8.

Held at Michelle Lavin Music, 286 Maple Ave, Barrington.

Refund Policy

While we are confident that your experience with Arts Alive summer camp will be a positive one, we have outlined our refund policy below. All refund requests must be made in writing and submitted via email.

If a registered student wishes to withdraw from a Summer Camp Program:

  • A full refund, minus a $30 processing fee will be given if the student withdraws, more than 72 hours prior to the start of camp
  • A 50% refund will be given for withdrawal within 72 hours of the start of camp. However, should we be able to fill the vacant spot with a wait listed student, a full refund minus a $30 processing fee will be given.
  • No refunds will be given once camp has begun.