Summer Dance Camp

Free summer dance camps in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

Who is this for?

Summer Dance Camp is open to youth ages 6-18. All participants must be members of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco during the summer of 2017.

Registration

Registration has closed.

When

11 am-4 pm June 5-9, 2017

Location

SF Ballet - 455 Franklin Street
&
Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco - Don Fisher Clubhouse - 380 Fulton St

     




 

Summer Dance Camp Overview

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) and San Francisco Ballet are partnering up to offer a free, week-long dance program to promote creative expression and encourage education through the performing arts!

For five consecutive days, BGCSF members will have the opportunity to take classes from professional teaching artists on-site at San Francisco Ballet School. Summer Dance Camp is open to BGCSF members between the ages 6-18.

Summer Dance Camp will be held at San Francisco Ballet School (455 Franklin Street at Fulton) from 11 am-4 pm on June 5-9, 2017. Summer Dance Camp will culminate with a free showcase performance for friends and family on Friday, June 9, at 5 pm.

Summer Dance Camp participants will learn a range of dance styles, including ballet, dance theatre, hip hop, Bhangra, Bollywood, Chinese folk dance, and West African dance and drumming. Participants should wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement and dance; dance shoes are not required. Participants are expected to attend all five days of Summer Dance Camp from 11am-4pm, June 5-9, 2017.

Lunch, snacks, before care, and after care will be provided during Summer Dance Camp at Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco – Don Fisher Clubhouse (380 Fulton Street) across the street from SF Ballet.

Questions about Summer Dance Camp? Contact SF Ballet at 415 865 6671.


BGCSF Membership and Costs

Summer Dance Camp is free for BGCSF members. All Summer Dance Camp participants must be BGCSF members during the summer of 2017.  If your child is not a current member, and you would like to register for Summer Dance Camp, please visit the BGCSF website to become a member, or call the Don Fisher Clubhouse at 415 221 6100.

2017 Summer Dance Camp Schedule

10:45 am 
All campers meet at Don Fisher Clubhouse. BGCSF staff walk with youth from Don Fisher Clubhouse to SF Ballet for Summer Dance Camp.*

11:00-11:15 am
Group warm-up in the SF Ballet dance studios

11:15 am–12:00 pm
Class 1

12:00-12:10 pm
Restroom and Snack Break

12:10-12:55 pm
Class 2

1:00-2:00 pm
Lunch at Don Fisher Clubhouse*

2:00-2:50 pm
Class 3

2:50-3:00 pm
Restroom and Snack Break

3:00-3:50 pm
Class 4

Classes offered during Summer Dance Camp include: Ballet, Dance Theatre, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Bhangra, Bollywood, Chinese Folk Dance, Hip Hop, Reggaetón, West African Dance, and Music.

* BGCSF staff will walk with youth between Don Fisher Clubhouse and SF Ballet at all times.

Culminating Showcase Presentation

Friday, June 9, 5:00-6:30pm
SF Ballet, 455 Franklin Street
RSVP to dancecamp@sfballet.org

Family and friends are invited to a free culminating showcase presentation on Friday, June 9, at 5pm. Participants will perform dances that they learned during Summer Dance Camp.

2017 Summer Dance Camp Instructors

Lily Cai
Lily Cai will teach Chinese Folk Dance at Summer Dance Camp. She is the founder and Artistic Director of the Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company.

Kristi DeCaminada
Miss Kristi will teach ballet at Summer Dance Camp. She is a faculty member of San Francisco Ballet School and teaches pre-ballet and ballet.

 Sammay Dizon
Sammay Dizon will teach Hip Hop at Summer Dance Camp. She is a professional dance teaching artist with the SF Ballet Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) residency program in SFUSD schools.

Omar Ledezma Jr.
Omar Ledezma will teach music and accompany dance classes at Summer Dance Camp. He is a professional musical accompanist with the SF Ballet Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) residency program in SFUSD schools.

Jeffrey Lyons
Jeff Lyons will teach Dance Theatre at Summer Dance Camp. He is a faculty member of SF Ballet School where he teaches ballet. 

Wade Peterson
Wade Peterson will teach music and accompany dance classes at Summer Dance Camp. He is a professional musical accompanist with the SF Ballet Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) residency program in SFUSD schools.

Jessica Recinos
Jessica Recinos will teach Afro-Brazilian Dance and Reggaetón at Summer Dance Camp. She is a professional teaching artist with the SF Ballet Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) residency program in SFUSD schools.

Bongo Sidibé
Bongo Sidibé will teach music and accompany dance classes at Summer Dance Camp. He is a professional musical accompanist with the SF Ballet Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) residency program in SFUSD schools. He is the Musical Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company.

Joti Singh
Joti Singh will teach Bhangra and Bollywood at Summer Dance Camp. She is a professional dance teaching artist with the SF Ballet Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) residency program, and teaches World Dance at SFUSD Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. She is the founder and Artistic Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company.

Maura Whelehan
Maura Whelehan will teach West African Dance at Summer Dance Camp. She is a professional dance teaching artist with the SF Ballet Dance in Schools and Communities (DISC) residency program in SFUSD schools. 

Sponsors

The Hearst Foundations is the Principal Sponsor of San Francisco Ballet’s Education Programs. 

Chevron, the Diana Dollar Knowles Foundation, the Flora Family Foundation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Wells Fargo Foundation are the Lead Sponsors of San Francisco Ballet’s Education Programs.

Additional support is provided by Major Sponsor Kaiser Permanente and Sponsors Gap Foundation, US Bank, the Walter S. Johnson Foundation, and the Zellerbach Family Foundation.

The Dance in Schools and Communities program is supported by Major Sponsor The Charles Henry Leach, II Fund, an advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.