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NJ Music & Dance Camps for Kids & Teens in New Jersey

The professional and creative Music & Dance Summer Camps listed below invite you to visit their websites (use the convenient links in each listing), call for info, schedule a visit and inquire about the wide variety of music and dance classes offered year round for all ages— from infants to adults.

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The Do-Re-Mi School of Music & the Arts
113 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, 973-758-1500
    We offer day camps Mon.-Fri. 9am-3pm.
• Chess Camp: for ages 5-14 with our very own certified FIDE Instructor/National Master, July 23-27, Aug. 20-24.
• Russian Immersion Camp: for ages 3-10 with RSL/RFL certified instructors. June 25-29, Aug. 27-31.
• Music and Art Camp: for ages 5-12. July 2-6, July 9-13.

Elefante Music & School for the Performing Arts Musical Theater Camp
1790 Springfield Ave., New Providence, 908-464-5928
    Camp location: The Pingry School, 131 Martinsville Rd., Basking Ridge, Hours: 9am-3pm. Session 1: June 25-July 6 (no camp July 4). Session 2: July 9-20. Session 3: July 23-Aug. 3.
    Elefante Musical Theater Camp is the most popular camp of its kind in the area! Our students are ages 5-18, and they range in skill level from beginner to professional. Broadway musical director and conductor Joe Elefante and an expert staff of Broadway, TV and film professionals lead three joyful two-week sessions (choose 1, 2 or all 3). Each session ends with a thrilling show backed by a live professional band. Elefante Musical Theater Camp is held in the huge, state-of-the-art theater wing at the Pingry School in Basking Ridge.
    Elefante also hosts several additional camps in our New Providence facility, including Dance/Acting Camp, Acting for the Camera Camp, Broadway Beginners Camp, Elefante All-Star Jazz Ensemble Camp, Just Strings Camp, and Jump-Start Instrumental Camp.

Mason Gross School of the Arts
Extension Division, Rutgers University

Rehearsal Hall, Room 101, 85 George St., New Brunswick
848-932-8618 • Email:
    The Mason Gross Extension Division offers world-class arts education to the entire community, right here in Central Jersey. Our innovative programming allows artists of all ages and ability levels to interact and learn from some of New Jersey's most distinguished teaching artists at the state's premier arts conservatory. Courses of study are available for beginners, enthusiastic amateurs and those with professional training.
    Summer camps and intensives for teens include choir, symphonic band, jazz, chamber music, dance conservatories, graphic design, drawing and painting and theater. Summer camps for children include Kids Create (music, dance, theatre and visual arts day camp for kids ages 5-12).

The Moderne Academie of Fine Arts
1820 East Second St., Scotch Plains, 908-322-4249
        The Moderne Academie of Fine Arts has been fostering the love of dance for 47 years. Summer dance program includes camps, classes, workshops and intensives.

Musical Theatre Conservatory
St. Mary's Church, 200 W. Mt. Pleasant Ave, Livingston, 973-868-6259
     Kids love to perform on stage, under the bright lights, and at MTC, their dreams come true! In just three weeks, they'll travel from classes to rehearsals culminating in a costumed, Broadway cabaret. Students meet and study with agents and Broadway/TV actors. They'll celebrate with a splash at our Pool Party, then cap things off with the grand finale—a one-of-a-kind showcase in NYC (Broadway district). S
Jul 2-21
         Broadway Boot Camp, for ages 7-18 meets Mon.-Fri. 9:30am-3:30pm for all levels, from beginner to advanced.

New Jersey Dance Center Circus Camp
3 Sheila Dr., Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
        Our circus camp will teach your child the art of aerial silks, lyra, clowning, juggling, acro, crafts and more. Don't delay, sign up today! Circus camp runs 9am-3pm Mon.-Fri. Ages 5-14 yrs.
Jul 30-Aug 3
        Session I.
Aug 6-10
        Session II.

Scherzo Music Studio
415 Speedwell Ave., Morris Plains, 973-551-7000
458 Springfield Ave., 2nd Floor, Summit, 908-522-0300
    Instrument, voice and general music summer camps, musical theatre, bucket drumming, solfege and theory classes and workshops; morning, evening and weekend hours; group and private music lessons for all ages and abilities throughout the summer; Summer Adventure Camps for Juniors ages 4 and 5 in preparation for private lessons. Summer Early Childhood Camps for little ones 0-4 years old. Group Theory/Solfege classes in Spanish and Russian. Voted Best Music School in Summit and Morris Plains in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017!

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