SUMMER PROGRAMS

MDSA offers a wide variety of programs to enrich your summer!

2021 Schedule

Summer Classes:

Our summer session is 8 weeks long. Because of the short session, summer is an excellent time to try a new dance style! Dancers of all ability levels and style interests will improve their skills. Summer session will help current dancers continue their training throughout the summer months and introduce new students to the basics of dance.

Single Day Workshops:

During the summer, Every Monday is Funday here at MDSA. From 9-1 each Monday you can choose a new experience with our fun summer workshops. 

Storytime: 

Due to the current pandemic, Storytime has been postponed until Summer 2022.

Free Community Fitness Classes: 

We have free adult fitness classes year round but in the summer we invite our high school friends who are 16+ to join us!

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Weekly Summer Classes

Age Cut Off: May 1st, 2021

Registration for our Summer Classes is now open! Classes for this 8 Week Session begin June 7th and go through July 29th. Be sure to checkout our Monday Workshops for even more fun!!

A $15 (non-refundable) Registration fee per child is due at the time of enrollment. If your child danced in the regular season the Summer Registration fee is waived.

 

Monday Workshops

Mondays • 9 AM to 1 PM

$40/Workshop • Register for 8 Camps: Fall 2021 Registration fee is waived!

Be sure to bring a lunch and water bottle with your student's name on them for these fun packed days! 

*We know that mornings can be rough so if you forget your child’s lunch, don’t worry! We will have Lunchables available for $3 and waters for $.50 along with all the usual MDSA snack offerings.

**There is no registration fee for Monday Workshops; Summer Deal- Any family or student that registers for 8 Workshops will have Fall 2021 Registration fee waived.

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Art Fun

Ages 6-11 June 21

Be ready to try new things!

Art Fun is a workshop that will explore paint and mixed media. Several lessons and opportunities will be presented to students who will create and be able to take home and proudly display their masterpieces.
Whether you are new to art or a junior DaVinci, you will have success with our guided instruction and have fun learning skills you can take with you and keep practicing even after camp is over!

Class Attire: Come with comfy clothes - The paint is a washable paint but we still encourage play clothes that can get messy.

Creative Journaling & Scrapbooking

Come out to this camp to create fun scrapbook and journaling layouts!

Ages 11-17 July 19

This is a time to turn pictures, memories, and thoughts into one-of-a-kind works of art. We will use various supplies including scrapbook paper, stickers, markers, paint, washi tape, stencils, magazines, and found objects.

Feel free to bring pictures and any of your own favorite supplies if you'd like. We will be providing all of the before mentioned supplies though. Come out and get creative!

Art Workshop

Ages 8-16 July 19

No matter what your skill level or aspirations might be, you will find a great fit here at MDSA as you uncover your inner artist.  

 

Our skilled instructor will serve as a mentor as the class explores the interesting aspects of composition, perspective, dimension, and design while bringing their ideas to life though various mediums.

Choreography: Strength & Conditioning

Ages 10-17 June 14 July 26

This workshop is one of the most requested by students. We are offering it once in June and once in July. Take one or both! 

Students will spend part of the morning learning how to choreograph their own dances and the remaining part of the day will be spent working the muscles dancers use most!

Choreography + Strength and Conditioning will be intense. Bring lots of water, a towel, and socks and athletic shoes as well!

Class Attire: Come with comfy clothes - The paint is a washable paint but we still encourage play clothes that can get messy.

Fancy Dancy

Ages 3-6 June 14

We will be taking the fabulous book series, Fancy Nancy, and turning it into real life.
 

Imagine the adventurous delight your child will have during this fun-filled morning. Crafts, stories, pirouettes, tea parties, dress up and more!

Jazz, Leaps & Turns

See Perquisites June 28

One Day Intensive

This is a technique class designed to assist students in focusing on the leaps, jumps and turns that dancers perform in Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary.

This specialized workshop is a way to better your technique when executing basic leaps, center leaps, turns, and fouetté.

*Prerequisite: Student must have taken at least 1 year of Ballet 1 or Jazz 1; be able to execute a pirouette and grande jeté.

Class attire: 

See our Policy page for information on required clothing and hair.

Princess Camp

Ages 3-6 June 21

Not to be mistaken with our Princess Ballet Workshop!

Experience MDSA's Princess Camp on June 21st! Princes are welcome too! Pretend, hear exciting stories, crafts, dance, and have a tea party!

*Bring a ziplock labeled with the dancer’s name, filled with a pair of extra clothes. We don’t plan on needing the clothes but would like them on hand just in case.*

Field Day

Ages 3-6 July 19

Adventure and friendship will be be the stars of this day camp!

 

It will be a physically active day filled with fun and silly activities. There will be games and relays that the kids will absolutely love. 

Be sure to have children wear shoes

and socks.

Luau Fun

Ages 3-8 July 12

Feel free to dress in your favorite aloha attire.

Aloha! We welcome you to MDSA where
everyone is ohana.

Students will sail from activity to activity in this tropical themed day camp.

We will play games, do art projects, and learn dances from the islands.

Royal Winter Wonderland

Ages 3-6 July 26

Calling All Princesses & Princes!

We want all ice princes and kings and all ice princesses and queens to join us for an exciting day filled with games, crafts, stories, and dancing. 

*Bring a ziplock labeled with the dancer’s name, filled with a pair of extra clothes. We don’t plan on needing the clothes but would like them on hand just in case.*

Spaced Theme Kids Workshop

Ages 4-7 June 28

This event will be out of this world fun!

Learn and play through a variety of games, crafts, pretend play, and other activities. Let's explore outer space together!

*Bring a Ziplock labeled with your child's name, filled with a pair of extra clothes. We don’t plan on needing the clothes but would like them on hand just in case.

Step-By-Step Painting Party

Ages 8+ June 7

Wear clothes that you don't mind getting paint on.

This whole workshop could double as one incredibly fun party. Meet new friends while learning new skills. The instructor will guide you through a step by step masterpiece that you will take home with you.

 

This social painting event will include soda, water, and popcorn to munch on through the day. Between masterpieces, students will have fun have fun playing games with their classmates!

Art Fun

Ballet 1: Mini Intensive 

Ages 6-10 June 7

Prerequisite: Taken multiple ballet classes/week for this last season, is at least 11 years old.

Ballet

Take part in our ballet workshop emphasizing core technical elements of flexibility, strength and alignment, combined with a focus on choreography, dance terminology, dance history, injury prevention, and other related topics. It will be an exciting and rigorous.

Ballet 3 & 4: One Day Intensive

Ages 11+ June 21

Take part in our ballet workshop emphasizing core technical elements of flexibility, strength and alignment, combined with a focus on choreography, dance terminology, dance history, injury prevention, and other related topics. The purpose of this workshop is to provide students with a condensed opportunity to enhance their training.

Dance Passport

Ages 6-10 July 5

Dance wear is requested

This Workshop gives students the opportunity to try multiple styles of dance throughout the day. Not sure what your favorite type of dance is? Maybe this will help you decide! Or maybe you just love lots of styles of dance and would like to have a morning to do it all.

Either way, you will meet new friends, improve technique, play dance inspired games, and experience professional instruction.

Dancers will need to have Ballet shoes for this workshop. **MDSA has a collection of ballet shoes available to borrow on a first come, first served basis and may not have everyone’s sizes available.

Ages 11-16 July 5

Dance wear or leggings
& a (fitted) t-shirt are required.

Instruction in Contemporary, Jazz,
Ballet Technique, & Hip Hop. 

Hip Hop Party

Class Attire: Any non-revealing top
& pants may be worn
(No cleavage or mid-drifts)

Hip Hop sneakers or clean tennis shoes.
NO FLIP FLOPS!

All positive, family-friendly music,
non-suggestive lyrics, high energy, and
tons of fun. 


Hip hop dance requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform the moves. It is a very high-energy class.
 

Hip hop infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. 


Class includes upper and lower body conditioning as well as a rigorous warm-up.

Ages 8+ July 12

 Juniors: Ages 6-11 June 14

Princess Ballet

Ages 3-6 June 7

Not to be mistaken with our Princess Workshop!

Dancers will enter a world of imagination

and creativity through beginning ballet, terminology, and creative movement.

 

Dancers will learn ballet fundamentals, hear princess stories, dress in tutus, and have a tea party.

*Bring a ziplock labeled with the dancer’s name, filled with a pair of extra clothes. We don’t plan on needing the clothes but would like them on hand just in case.*
 

Science

Dissection Camp

Ages 13-17 June 28

Come for a one-day camp exploring the body systems of animals.

Dissection Camp will be run by our own Ms. Alie who is a science Teacher too! We will have some guests that Ms. Alie knows who join her and help instruct the small groups. 

*Camps Fee is $40 plus a $18 Material Fee, bringing the total to amount to $58.

Science Camp

Ages 6-9 July 12

Ages 8-12 June 28

MDSA's Science Camp will explore a broad range of fun, hands-on science experiments. We will create, test, observe, explode, and get messy so dress appropriately.

Super Hero Day Camp

Ages 5-10 July 26

Have a wonderful morning with a surprise guest!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a Superhero!


Imaginations will run wild during MDSA’s super fun superhero day-camp. They will train with the obstacle courses, create with arts and crafts, and more!

Tap Intensive

Ages 6-17 June 14

Students will be split into groups according to their level to get the most out of

this intensive.

Ms. Valerie will be the instructor for the tap portion of the day and Ms. Holly will be the instructor for strength and conditioning to work on the muscles dancers use most!

Bring lots of water, a towel, tap shoes, socks and athletic shoes as well!

Class Attire:
Any non-revealing top and athletic pants/leggings/shorts may be worn (No cleavage or mid-drifts and no booty shorts) 
Wear a leotard underneath.
Clean tennis shoes.  

Things That Go!

Ages 3-7 July 5

Celebrating things that go! 

MDSA Students will have lots of fun exploring transportation through crafts, STEM, and play!
We're zooming to new adventures at MDSA!