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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

SUMMER DANCE CAMP

In June 2023, SF Ballet will offer its 8th annual free Summer Dance Camp in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

Registration for Summer Dance Camp will open in March 2023.

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!

June 5-9, 2023

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 10:00 am–2:45 pm on June 5-9, 2023. Summer Dance Camp will culminate in a showcase performance for friends and family on Friday, June 9 at 5:00 pm.

Summer Dance Camp participants learn a range of dance styles. Past offerings have included ballet, dance theatre, hip hop, Bhangra, Bollywood, Chinese folk dance, Taiko drumming, and West African dance and drumming. Participants are expected to attend all five days of Summer Dance Camp from 10:00 am–2:45 pm, June 5-9, 2023.

Lunch, 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.

 

2023 PRELIMINARY SUMMER DANCE CAMP SCHEDULE

9:45 am

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

10:00–10:15 am

Warm-Up Class

10:15–11:00 am

Class 1

11:00–11:10 am

Restroom & Snack Break

11:10–11:55 am or 12:00 pm (depending on age)

Class 2

12:00–1:00 pm

Lunch at Don Fisher Clubhouse*

1:00–1:45 or 1:50 pm (depending on age)

Class 3

1:50–2:00 pm

Restroom Break

2:00–2:45 pm

Class 4

2:45 pm

Students Dismissal/Return to Boys & Girls Club's Don Fisher Clubhouse*

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

 

STUDENT SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE

Friday, June 9, 5:00–6:30 pm

Family and friends are invited to a free culminating showcase performance on Friday, June 9 at 5:00 pm. Participants will perform dances and drumming that they learned during Summer Dance Camp.

 

Questions? Contact education@sfballet.org

Who is this for?

Summer Dance Camp is open to youth in grades K-12. All participants must be summer 2023 members of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

WHEN

June 5–9, 2023

LocationS

SF Ballet – 455 Franklin Street at Fulton

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco–Don Fisher Clubhouse – 380 Fulton Street

San Francisco Ballet’s Summer Dance Camp, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco // © Chris Hardy
San Francisco Ballet's Summer Dance Camp with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco // © Chris Hardy
San Francisco Ballet’s Summer Dance Camp, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco // © Chris Hardy
SF Ballet with Boys & Girls Clubs of SF Summer Dance Camp 2018 // © Chris Hardy
SF Ballet’s annual Summer Dance Camp with students from Boys & Girls Clubs of SF (BGCSF) // © Reneff-Olson Productions
San Francisco Ballet's Summer Dance Camp in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco // © Chris Hardy
SF Ballet with Boys & Girls Clubs of SF Summer Dance Camp 2019 // © BGCSF
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