Columbia Summer Camps

2014 Columbia Summer Camps Schedule

1-day, 1-week, 2-week and 3-week camps, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.
Before and After-care available 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Camps are listed by date. Be sure to scroll down to see all of our exciting camp offerings.

1-Week Preschool Camps 1-Week Elementary Camps 1-Week Middle/High Camps
2-Week Camps 3-Week Camps About DLC Summer Camps Extended Care Options

Door-Buster Discount

Register and pay in full before February 15th to receive
$100 Off each camp’s tuition!

Unless otherwise indicated, payment in full must be processed by Feb 15th
to receive discount. Not valid for 1-day camps.

 
1-Week Preschool Camps

June 23-27

"Broadway Babies: Beach Stars"
Tuition: $150
Code: 146BB
Ages: 3, 4, & 5
Dates: June 23-27, 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Final Showcase: June 27, 12:00 pm

Budding performers will have a blast singing and dancing to summer songs and acting out trips to the beach on our stage!

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July 28 - August 1

"Broadway Babies"
Tuition: $150
Code: 147BB
Ages 3, 4, & 5
Dates: July 28 - August, 1, 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Final Showcase: August 1, 12:00 pm

Waitlist Only!
New section added below.

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July 28 - August 1     - - - NEW SECTION ADDED - - -   

"Broadway Babies"
Tuition: $150
Code: 147BB2
Ages 3, 4, & 5
Dates: July 28 - August, 1, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Final Showcase: August 1, 2:45 pm

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Please read our Policies prior to enrollment.
Schedules subject to change due to the nature of theatrical bookings.

All tuition payments are non-refundable.
Registrations that occur within a week of class start date
are subject to an administrative fee.


 
1-Week Elementary School Camps
 

July 7-11

"Create Your Own Webisodes: Fractured Fairy Tales"
Tuition: $375
Code: 147FF
Grades: 1-6
Dates: July 7-11, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: July 11, 2:00 pm

Lights, camera, action! Campers will create and star in their own webisode series featuring recognizable fairy tale characters transported to a modern world. Using iPad technology, they will be in front of and behind the camera, and webisodes will be published to a private YouTube channel for family and friends to enjoy. Supervised walking field trips will be taken to shoot segments “on location." Parents are invited to come to our final day of shooting on July 11 to be part of our live studio audience! Ask about our one-day camp options.

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July 14-18

"Pop Royalty: Kings and Queens of Pop"
Tuition: $375
Code: 147PE
Grades: 1-6
Dates: July 14-18, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: July 18, 2:00 pm

Words just can’t describe the level of awesome that campers will achieve in this camp! As they explore and perform songs from some of the greats of Pop Royalty, campers will create their very own pop star personas to be included in a final showcase concert at the end of the week.. From the King of Pop (Michael) to the current princes (1D), from the Queen (Madonna) to reigning royalty (Beyonce)…our DLC Stars are sure to join the ranks of pop history!

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July 21-25

"Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry"
Tuition: $375
Code: 147HP
Grades: 1-6
Dates: July 21-25, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: July 25, 2:00 pm

Campers will have a blast exploring Hogwarts through the eyes of Harry Potter and friends. Camp culminates in a magical showcase performance at the end of the week featuring songs, scenes, and magic tricks!

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August 18-22

"Best of Broadway in Concert"
Tuition: $350 by August 11 ($375 after August 11)
Grades: K-3 (Code 148BE)
Grades: 4-8 (Code 148BM)
Dates: August 18-22, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Final Showcase K-3: August 22, 12:30 pm
Final Showcase 4-8: August 22, 3:30 pm

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1-Week Middle/High School Camps

June 23-27

"Musical Theatre Bootcamp"
Tuition: $375
Code: 146MT
Grades: 6-10
Dates: June 23-27, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: June 27, 3:30pm

Back by popular demand: get the skills you need to get audition ready for Musical Theatre. No prior audition experience necessary. Group will be divided into Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced. Students will work singing, dancing, and acting skills, repertoire selection, audition etiquette and preparedness, mock callbacks, and more! All students will also complete the week with a formatted theatrical resume, audition package, and professional headshot. Camp culminates in a showcase during which each camper will have an opportunity to perform a selection from their new audition package. A perfect way to start prepping for school auditions!

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June 30 - July 3

 NEW  "Hunger Games: Stage Combat Camp”
Special Pricing: $355
  Special price is due to the specialty nature of this camp (Regularly $375).

Code: 147HG
Grades: 6-8, 8-12
Dates: June 30 - July 3 (no camp July 4), 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: July 3, 2:00 pm

In this thrilling week of camp, students will work with stage combat instructors to develop scenes featuring the characters from the famous book series. In addition to learning safe stage combat practices and forming alliances to solve riddles and scavenger hunts, students will also explore costume design for the Capitol and 12 districts. May the odds be ever in your favor!

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July 7-11

 NEW  "Catching Fire: Stage Combat Camp"
Special Pricing: $400
  Special price is due to the specialty nature of this camp (Regularly $360).

Code: 147CF
Grades 6-8, 8-12
Dates: July 7-11, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: July 11, 3:30 pm

Journey to Panem this summer and learn moves from mentors like Haymitch Abernathy to keep you safe in the Games should your name be called. Campers will work with stage combat instructors to develop scenes as characters from the popular book Catching Fire. In addition to learning safe combat etiquette, campers will also experience an archery lesson, be tested with group problem solving, and work improvisation skills to help keep themselves as front runners in the Quarter Quell.

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August 18-22

"Best of Broadway in Concert"
Tuition: $350 by August 11 ($375 after August 11)
Code: 148BM
Grades: 4-8
Dates: August 18-22, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: August 22, 3:30 pm

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August 18-22

"Back to School Audition Prep"
Tuition: $350 by August 11 ($375 after August 11)
Code: 148AP
Grades 6-8, 9-12
Dates: August 18-22, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: August 22, 2:00 pm

Go back to school with confidence that you will rock your next audition! Students will work with DLC staff to hone their audition skills. Work on monologues and cold readings which will be taken from plays slated to be performed by area high schools this Fall. Camp will culminate in a final showcase of scenes.

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Please read our Policies prior to enrollment.
Schedules subject to change due to the nature of theatrical bookings.

All tuition payments are non-refundable.
Registrations that occur within a week of class start date
are subject to an administrative fee.


2-Week Camps

July 14-25

 NEW CAMP THEME  "Raise Your Voice and Let it Go!"
Tuition: $600
Code: 147VM
Grades: 6-12
Dates: July 14-25, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Final Showcase: July 25, 3:30 pm

We know our campers’ vocal talents will rival the competitors of "The Voice." On the first day of camp, students will audition for our judges and be placed on teams. Throughout the week they will work with their "coaches" on solos, duets, choreography, and harmony singing to perfect a team medley for competition at the end of the session. An audience vote will determine the winning team at their final showcase.

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3-Week Camps

July 28 - August 15

"Annie Jr."
Tuition: $710
Code: 148AE
Grades 1-5
Dates: July 28 - August 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Performances: August 14, 4:00 pm & August 15, 11:00 am

Leapin' Lizards! Annie takes centerstage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations and finds happiness with Grace and Daddy Warbucks. “The sun will come out tomorrow!”

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July 28 - August 15

"Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr."
Tuition: $710
Code: 148TM
Grades 6-12
Dates: July 28 - August 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Final Performances: August 14, 11:00 am & August 15, 4:00 pm

Taking place in New York City in 1922, this high-spirited musical romp tells the story of young Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. Full of intrigue and jazz, campers will sing and dance their way to the stars! 

Student & Grade:
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child is currently taking:
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Please read our Policies prior to enrollment.
Schedules subject to change due to the nature of theatrical bookings.

All tuition payments are non-refundable.
Registrations that occur within a week of class start date
are subject to an administrative fee.


 
About DLC Summer Camps

Drama Learning Center’s (DLC) mission is to provide campers with opportunities to have fun as they learn and improve drama skills, perform on a musical stage, and work as a theatrical team. In addition to rehearsing for a final performance, participants will gain knowledge of drama skills including stage directions, improvisation, pantomime, emotions, character, and more!

In addition to a fun theatrical experience, your summer DLC tuition includes:

• Costume pieces for performances

• Student's rehearsal CD

• Two complimentary show tickets (additional tickets will be available for purchase)

• Craft supplies

• DLC Summer Camp T-Shirt (Included if registered by June 1st, not included with 1-Day or Preschool Camps)

• 3-Week sessions also include admission to a walking fieldtrip to Shadowland Laser Tag!

To Reserve a Spot in Summer Camp

As an alternative to on-line registration, you can fill out the registration form below and mail
it to us. A 50% deposit is required to secure a space. Balance is due on or before June 1st.

Click here for the Registration Form

Mail to:
Drama Learning Center
9130-I Red Branch Rd
Columbia, MD 21045

Fax to:
410-992-0306

 
Extended Care Options

Extended Care sessions are available from 7:00 to 9:00 am and 3:00 to 6:00 pm. (Not available for Preschool Camps).
Payment in full is due June 1st.

Extended Care Sibling Discount  50% off for a sibling.

Drop-in Care is also available at $10/hour. Call 410-997-9352 for availability.

Extended Care Options
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Extended Care + Sibling Options
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