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San Francisco Ballet's Summer Dance Camp in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco // © Chris Hardy

SUMMER DANCE CAMP

SUMMER DANCE CAMP

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

Summer Dance Camp Overview

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) and San Francisco Ballet partner together 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 of 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 8–12, 2020. Summer Dance Camp will culminate in a showcase performance for friends and family on Friday, June 12, at 5:00 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 are expected to attend all five days of Summer Dance Camp from 11am–4pm, June 12–14, 2020.

Lunch, snacks, before care, and aftercare 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.

Registration

Registration for Summer Dance Camp will open in March 2020. For more information or to become a Boys & Girls Club member for Summer 2020, please contact the Boys & Girls Don Fisher Clubhouse.

Contact the Don Fisher Clubhouse

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2020 Summer Dance Camp Schedule

Schedule subject to change

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 am — 11:15 am: Warm Up Class

11:15 — 11:50 am: Class 1

11:50 — 11:55 am: Restroom and Snack Break

11:55 — 12:30 pm: Class 2

12:30 — 1:30 pm: Lunch at Don Fisher Clubhouse*

1:30 — 2:10 pm: Class 3

2:10 — 2:20 pm: Restroom Break

2:20 — 3:00 pm: Class 4

3:00 — 3:15 pm: Restroom and Snack Break

3:15 — 3:50 pm: Community Building Group Class

4:00 pm: Dismissal/Return to Boys & Girls Club

*BGCSF staff always walk with youth between Don Fisher Clubhouse and SF Ballet.

Culminating Showcase Presentation

Friday, June 12, 2020 at 5:00 – 6:30 pm
SF Ballet, 455 Franklin Street

Family and friends are invited to a free culminating showcase presentation on Friday, June 12, at 5 pm at SF Ballet, 455 Franklin Street. Participants will perform dances that they learned during Summer Dance Camp.

Questions? Contact DanceCamp@sfballet.org

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 2020.

Registration

Registration for Summer Dance Camp will open in March 2020.

When

11 am–4 pm on June 8–12, 2020

Location

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

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SPONSORS

Bank of America, Chevron, the Diana Dollar Knowles Foundation, the Flora Family Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Koret Foundation, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company are Lead Sponsors of San Francisco Ballet’s Education Programs.

Additional support is provided by Gap Foundation, U.S. Bank Foundation, and the Zellerbach Family Foundation.

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

The Student Matinee Series is supported by the Gaia Fund of the San Francisco Ballet Endowment Foundation.