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Actor's NET of Bucks County

635 North Delmorr Avenue Morrisville PA 19067

215-295-3694

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American Repertory Ballet and ARB’s Princeton Ballet School

301 N. Harrison Street Princeton NJ 08540

609-921-7758

Appel Farm Arts Camp

457 Shirley Road Elmer NJ 08318

800-394-8478

Arts Council of Princeton


609-924-8777

The Arts Council of Princeton is a 37-year-old non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to nurture and support the visual, performing, and literary arts in the greater Princeton area.  Through its own programs and in partnership with other nonprofit organizations, artists, and arts educators, the Arts Council functions as a vital cultural center and seeks to enrich the cultural life of area residents of all ages and backgrounds.

Arts Council Of Princeton Summer Arts Camp


609-924-8777 x101

Arts Council of Princeton’s summer camps are held at two locations: Princeton Junior School, 90 Fackler Rd., Lawrenceville and the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Arts and drama programs for children ages 4 – 9 and art studio programs for tweens ages 10 - 12 and teens ages 13 – 16 are offered in sculpture, painting, mixed media, digital arts, drama and more. Full and half day sessions are offered ranging in price from $210 to $360 per week. Half day art camp sessions occur in the morning (9 am – 12 pm), and there are half day drama sessions in the morning (9 am – 12 pm) and afternoon (12:30 – 3:30 pm); full day art camp sessions run 9 am – 3:30 pm, and full day drama programs run 9 am - 3:30 pm. Extended care hours and limited scholarships are available.

Clown Academy

Princeton Academy Princeton NJ 08540

609-924-8143

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Dance Expo East Windsor

572 Route 130 S. East Windsor NJ

609-371-2828

ESF Summer Camps at The Lawrenceville School


609-896-0606

Mini Camp, boys and girls age 3: A Fun-Filled, first camp experience! Day Camp for boys and girls ages 4-8: Daily swim instruction plus: art, sports, science, drama, tennis, Innovation Lab, fencing, fishing, canoeing, archery, Gaga, special events, theme days and more! Sports Camp-for boys and girls ages 6-14: Instruction and league games in soccer, basketball, baseball, street hockey , lacrosse, team handball, flag football, tennis and golf. Swimming is available daily. Senior Camp for boys and girls ages 9-15: Reach new heights through innovative True Life Adventures! Award-winning activities: art, swimming, teambuilding, sports, tennis, fencing, fishing, canoeing, archery, Gaga, Oracle Travel Games, and more! Specialty Major Camp for boys and girls grades 2-10: For campers interested in a fun and unique summer experience focused on innovation, creativity, communication, problem solving and collaboration. ESF offers 2-9 week options, and extended day program.

French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts

PO Box 609 Hancock NY 13738

607-637-8400

Grier Summer Camp

2522 Grier School Road Birmingham PA 16686

814- 684-3000

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International Ivy Summer Enrichment Programs


Summer 2017 Open House 2/26/17 - The International Ivy Summer Enrichment Program is dedicated to providing fun and intellectually-stimulating experiences to fuel young people's interest and creativity. Summer is a great time to explore. We design our classes to be creative and hands-on. Kids design video games, build robots, tinker with the engineering of gadgets, conduct experiments and make films. We believe kids learn best by doing. There are over sixty classes to choose from in STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. At International Ivy, we are open to all students and thrive on their joy and laughter.

International Ivy serves children between the ages 5 and 14. All classes are weekly, Monday to Friday, so students can enroll for one week or multiple weeks. Students can also enroll for half-day or full-day. International Ivy will be held at the Chapin School in Princeton in summer 2017. Come join us for a positive and nurturing summer experience!

JW Actors Studio


609-240-7080

JW actors studio in Princeton and New York is a professional training center for actors of every level. We also specialize in workshops that help develop excellent public speaking and presentation skills. The studio was founded in 2007 by Jody Wood, a veteran actor/director with 30 years in the industry. Jody brings out the best in each student by as he sees everyone as an individual with something to offer. Students from around the world have benefitted from their training with JW actors studio and many are now working in numerous film, theater, and television productions in New York and Hollywood. Our disciplined yet fun filled workshops are guaranteed to bring out the best in everyone.

Kelsey Theatre


609-570-3333

The Kelsey Theatre is proud to be home to a talented student company, modern dance ensemble, symphonic band, and 12 different resident theater community and semi-professional theater companies. Kelsey Theatre features Adventure Diaries for its 2015-2016 Season. Theater lovers can revisit their favorite musicals and dramas, and enjoy some newer Broadway gems, while younger audiences will have an opportunity to see the greats for the very first time. Nineteen full-length dramas and musical productions come to the Kelsey stage, along with eight shows offered through the Kelsey Kids Series performed by traveling professional troupes and local companies. To view the current performance schedule, visit www.kelseyatmccc.org

McCarter Theater's First Stage Program


609-258-6500

Have some drama in your life? What better way to explore all of your child’s creative forces than to sign up for a class at McCarter Theatre Center?

Professional teaching artists and directors guide K-12 students through putting on plays and much more. Our programs are designed to both challenge and stimulate students with years of experience and those who are investigating theater for the first time.

REGISTER TODAY for classes in McCarter’s after-school theater program, FIRST STAGE. First Stage offers K-12 students opportunities to explore and create through the world of the arts.

For more information, contact the Education Department at 609-258-8289 or firststage@mcccarter.org.

Music Together Princeton Lab School


609-924-7801

The Music Together Princeton Lab School offers a special 6-week summer session for families will children age birth - 8. Our classes offer your family a chance to play, to make music, and to learn about your child's music development. Classes meet once a week for 45 minutes. For more information about the Music Together program visit www.musictogetherprinceton.com.

New York Film Academy

100 East 17th Street New York NY 10003

212-674-4300

Notre Dame High School


609-882-7900

Located on 100 beautiful acres in Central New Jersey, just across the river from Bucks County, PA, Notre Dame High School prepares young men and women for lives of purpose built upon a foundation of Catholic faith with a commitment of service to others. At Notre Dame, new science lab facilities, film studio and wireless environment enhance the ever expanding curriculum. The faculty engages students as they learn research and writing techniques in a broad range of courses, such as Etymology, Media Literacy and Mass Communication - students come to know the global world in the 21st century. Come to excel. At Notre Dame, SAT, ACT and AP scores are well above the national average, and 99% of our graduating seniors go on to higher education, including some of the nation’s finest colleges and universities, carrying millions of dollars in scholarships with them.

Peddie School


609-490-7500

Peddie School's Swig Arts Center serves as home for the Summer Theater Program. Facilities include the 525-seat Mount-Burke Theatre, equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Enrollment in both Green Apple Theater (ages 8-11) and Summer Theater Camp (ages 11-15) includes a daily lunch served in the Peddie Dining Hall. For more info, visit www.www.peddie.org/summertheater/

Pennington Dance

131 Burd Avenue Pennington NJ 08534

609.737.7596

Performing Arts Day Camp at The Dance Connection of Hillsborough


908-874-8800

Fill your child’s summer with laughter and fun at the Dance Connection’s Performing Arts Day Camp. This imaginative and educational program is appropriate for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Each day children take classes in dancing, singing, acting and art, and create a musical production to present to family and friends at the end of the week. Because of our low student to teacher ratio your child will receive lots of individual attention. The camp is run by professional teachers from the dance, music and arts community. Camp runs June 27th through August 8th. Sign up for multiple weeks and receive a discount. 

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart


609-921-6499

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, an independent K-8 Sacred Heart school for boys, is located on a 49 acre campus at 1128 Great Road, in Princeton Township New Jersey. Founded in 1998, the Academy is committed to academic excellence within the context of a faith-based community. Our mission is to develop young men with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs. We stress the total development of each child: spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical. Our 200 students are enrolled in grades Kindergarten through eight, and live in surrounding towns of Mercer, Somerset, Hunterdon, and Middlesex counties in New Jersey as well as Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

Princeton Dance & Theater Studio


609-514-1600

Exceptional dance training in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip hop, character dance, and flamenco.

American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum Certified and Affiliated Instructors.

Boys Ballet Program

Professional quality performance opportunities

Princeton Day School


609.924.6700

Make summer memories! Princeton Day School offers over 150 programs in Arts, Academics, Athletics and Adventure! Choose half-day or full-day camps which run 1 to 4 weeks . Available to your children ages 3-18. Consider ceramics, lacrosse, writing, SAT prep, fencing, computers, woodworking, theater, overnight and day adventures and SO MUCH MORE! Princeton Day School’s 105-acre campus offers fantastic facilities including computer labs, art rooms, a ceramics studio, a photography lab, a wood shop, an architecture lab, science labs, a music suite that includes a computer lab, two kitchens, a 350-seat theater, three gyms, a synthetic playing field, numerous playing fields, tennis courts, fitness center and skating rink. Summer Programs’ goal is to provide children with a nurturing and stimulating environment which allows them to discover new interests, develop new talents and encourage exploration. Our programs offer opportunities for personal growth while learning and having lots of fun.

Princeton Summer Theater


877-238-5596

Since its inception over forty years ago, Princeton Summer Theater (PST) has helped launch the careers of hundred of young artists while bringing high-quality, affordable theater to the greater Mercer County area. This summer’s season explores the interplay between the past and the present. The four diverse selections reflect the challenges posed to us today by a society that is divided over whether it is better to look to the past for inspiration or to move in the direction of future progress. The characters in each play demonstrate vastly different ways of dealing with their individual histories, and are made stronger by facing this adversity. We look forward to sharing these stories with you!

Don't miss our annual Children's Show - Amelia Earhart Forever - July 6th-July 29th at 11am

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Rambling Pines Day Camp


609-466-1212

Rambling Pines is located in nearby Hopewell, NJ. Tuition includes door-to-door transportation, daily lunch (including a fantastic cookout on Fridays) and a daily afternoon snack. The sprawling campus, on 225 acres, includes 2 lakes, 4 swimming pools, 4 tennis courts, 4 Ga Ga courts, sports fields, a gymnasium, extensive indoor facilities including creative and performing arts studios, mini-golf course, a low ropes challenge course, a golf driving range, mountain biking trails and much more! Since 1976, we have provided just the right combination of fun and challenging activities that create the most exciting day camp around, for little ones, elementary and middle school aged children - all the way to teens.

Ages 3 - 15. Door-to-door bus and lunch included. Generous Sibling Discounts: 2nd child receives 10% discount, 3rd a 25% discount, and the 4th a 50% discount. Pine Cone Campers: lower pricing tier for full time Pre-K - 1st grade campers.

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Renewing Worship Through Multicultural Music

177 Princeton-Highstown Road Princeton Junction NJ 08550

609-799-1753

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Rising Stars Voice Studio


609-775-7488

“I love being part of the Rising Stars family! The summer shows are so much fun, I never want to leave the theater. My lessons are really cool and I am learning so much!”, Brielle Taylor

If your child wants to sing and act and feel like he or she is part of something special, then the Musical Theater Summer Program at Rising Stars is it! We offer several productions for teens and younger kids. Your child will learn how to sing, dance, act, and participate in the staging, set decorating, and costume design. Register today: www.risingstarsvoicestudio.com/registration

Rutgers Preparatory School


732-545-5600

Our summer staff is charged with the responsibility of giving your child a tremendous summer experience. We strive to see each child achieve personal growth in whatever aspect of our program he/she participates, whether it is in the classroom through our summer school program or enjoying an all-around adventure with one of our summer camps. There is something at Rutgers Prep for every child.  If you would like further information, please see our website, www.www.rutgersprep.org or contact our information desk for a summer brochure at 732-545-5600.

School of Rock


609-890-7090

For over 15 years, School of Rock has been inspiring the world to rock on stage and in life. We believe the best way to learn music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels. Founded as a single school in Philadelphia, PA in 1998.

School of Rock teaches guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, drums, and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting. Through our innovative curriculum and community atmosphere, School of Rock students not only learn music, but develop problem-solving and teamwork skills that crossover into other areas of their lives.

Spotlight School of Drama

28 S Main St # 4 Allentown NJ 08501

609-228-3069

Spruce Street Community Center

1040 Spruce Street Lawrence NJ 08648

609-695-6060

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Stone Soup Circus


609-497-7326

Stuart Country Day School


(609) 921-2330

Summer at Stuart offers a variety of day programs featuring academic >enrichment, arts, and athletics programs as well as a play camp program. >Before and after Camp activities are also available. Programs are open >to Stuart and non-Stuart students ranging from age 4 through high >school, depending on program. The StuArts coeducational arts program >offers campers entering grades 1 to 5 a one- or two, or three-week camp >experience combining visual and performing arts activities, as well as >dance and visual arts courses. Campers may attend sessions from June 15 >through July 2. The Performing Arts camp is held June 15 – 26. Campers >entering grades 6 to 9 will receive instruction in music, drama and >dance culminating in a camp production on June 26.

Summer at Westminster - Westminster College of the Arts Rider University


609-924-7416

High School Summer 2012 Music Theatre Workshop

June 24 – July 8, 2012

On Rider University - Lawrenceville Campus

Middle School Summer 2012 Music Theatre Camp - July 29 – August 4, 2012 On Westminster Choir College – Princeton Campus NOTE: Both residential and commuter options available. For course descriptions and faculty information, visit or call: www.rider.edu/summerarts 609-924-7416

Summer Music Programs at The American Boychoir School


609-924-5858

Campers balance a challenging music curriculum with a crash course in group games, outdoor fun, arts and crafts and water play. CAMP ALBEMARLE – a day and overnight music camp for boys and girls ages 7-14. No training necessary.  An outstanding staff guides campers through 2 week sessions that culminate in musicianship and choral concerts. The Musicianship Training Program offers creative training in rhythm, melody, harmony and form. Quartets (for campers 12 and up) offers advanced vocal instruction in an individualized setting. New! The American Boychoir Experience-for boys ages 8-12. Choral Training offers boys the opportunity to learn and perfect repertoire while Small Group Vocal Instruction classes explore and improve their vocal skills. Campers will improve their sight reading skills in Music Theory classes. This program culminates in a Tour Bus event with a concert and professional photo shoot! Unchanged voices and auditions.

Taubenslag Productions Theatre Camp

496 Taylor Place North Brunswick NJ 08902

732-422-7071

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The Dance Corner Inc.

335 Princeton Hightstown Road W. Windsor NJ

609.799.9677

The Galaxy Of Dance

659 Abbington Dr. 51 Everett Dr. E. Windsor W. Windsor NJ

609-275-7100

Theater Camp at Allegra School of Performing Arts

856 Rt. 206 Building D, 2nd. Floor Hillsborough NJ 08844

908-874-4351

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Waldorf School Of Princeton


609-466-1970

Waldorf School of Princeton, New Jersey’s only accredited Waldorf school, educates children from toddlerhood through eighth grade. Our highly structured curriculum integrates arts and sciences, encouraging students to become creative, balanced, socially responsible individuals who love to learn. Our time-tested approach corresponds to the stages of human development, focusing on not only what children learn, but how they learn. Our graduates emerge self-motivated, morally anchored, and ready to thrive not only in the most demanding high schools and colleges, but on whichever paths they choose. For more information, visit our website at www.princetonwaldorf.org or call 609-466-1970 x 115.

Open House October 21, 2017. Wednesday morning group tours, 8:45-10:00 a.m., starting September 13

West Windsor Arts Council


609-716-1931

West Windsor Arts Center, the junction where the arts and community meet, offers classes and workshops, live performances (music, theatre and dance), art exhibitions, literary arts programs, film series and various special events as well as camps. The mission of the West Windsor Arts Council (WWAC) is to manage the West Windsor Arts Center and provide professional quality community arts programming in order to support, educate, inspire and promote the arts and art appreciation in the greater West Windsor community. Residents of other communities are encouraged to attend any and all programs and events. Visual, literary and performing art classes and workshops, as well as private and semi-private lessons, are offered for children, teens, adults and those with special needs.  Our teaching artists are experienced teachers and practicing professionals. Visit www.westwindsorarts.org or call 609.716.1931.?

Westminster Conservatory of Music


609-921-7104

Take your music to the next level—at camp. Westminster Conservatory offers a variety of music and performing arts camps for toddlers through high school kids…with or without previous musical experience. Beginners to advanced students can enjoy instrumental and chamber music camps as well as musical theater and jazz camps. Early childhood music camps provide a great introduction to musical exploration for younger students.

Established in 1970, Westminster Conservatory is the community music school of Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University. The main location is on the campus of Westminster Choir College in Princeton. Eextension locations are in Yardley, PA (St. Ignatius of Antioch School), Lawrenceville (St. Ann’s School), South Brunswick (Crossroads School South), and Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart in Princeton. For more information go to www.rider.edu/conservatory/

YingHua International School


609-375-8015

YHIS-STARTALK Student Program offers FREE 3-week Intensive Chinese Immersion program to rising 3rd to 8th grade students at different proficiency level (Novice to Intermediate). From June 26 to July 14, 2017, 9 - 3:30 pm.

YingHua International School (YHIS) is the area’s oldest Chinese Immersion preschool and elementary school. YHIS is a candidate for International Baccalaureate World School and is accredited by the MSA-CESS. Not only do YingHua International School students become proficient in both English and Chinese, they develop positive cross-cultural attitudes while reaching a high level of academic achievement. In addition, our young learners benefit cognitively, exhibiting greater nonverbal problem-solving abilities and more flexible thinking than their one-language peers. YingHua International School students are well-prepared for any secondary school that they choose to attend. They are known to be inquisitive, confident, and self-motivated.

YWCA Princeton


609-497-2100

The YWCA Princeton received its charter in 1922; since then, we have been bringing our mission of Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women to life. We strive to meet the changing needs of our diverse community through: an After School Program for more than 500 local children at five school sites; our English as a Second Language department, that teaches English and life skills to immigrants from various socio-economic backgrounds; The Breast Cancer Resource Center, that provides information and support services to more than 5,000 women annually; our Child Care Center at Valley Road School, that provides English-language and social skill development, specifically to low-income and Latino children. We also offer many adapted classes for those with mental and physical challenges, adult education classes, an aquatics program, arts & crafts, fitness and martial arts for women, and a dance program for children and adults. Financial assistance is available.