New Summer Camps Just Added!

ACT at Baroody Camps

ACT is excited to partner with Baroody Camps to offer summer camps at Grace Episcopal school in Alexandria and Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington. Grace ES is located at 3601 Russell Road in Alexandria, 22305, and UUCA is located at 4444 Arlington Blvd, Arlington 22204. 

Free before and after care is provided by Baroody Camps each day.

In this fantastical week of fun, our wizards will be transported to the wonderful  world of Hogwarts for an in-depth exploration of all things Harry Potter. Campers  will create potions, practice spells, make Butter Beer and act out their favorite  characters from the beloved stories! They will also learn a bit of stage combat,  make crafts and play games, using their imaginations and creative thinking skills.

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Heading to Hogwarts

Ages 9 - 12

July 11 - July 15

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

Travel under the sea in this imaginative, fun-filled week! Each day, campers will develop acting skills, play games, dance, and make crafts, all while improving their self confidence and creativity. The session will culminate in a performance of an under the sea scene and dance based on “The Rainbow Fish.” Bring your flippers and get ready for a week of aquatic fun!

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Under the Sea

Ages 6 - 8

July 18 - July 22

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

This whimsical week of camp is perfect for children who love fairy tales and magical creatures. They’ll explore the world of knights, princesses, fairies, and unicorns while helping to create a short skit that unites all of their favorite fantastical friends. Campers will also build a shoe box set and help paint the background scenery for the magical story that they’ll share on stage.

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Fairytale Friends!

Ages 6 - 8

July 11 - July 15

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grace Episcopal School

Singing, dancing, acting, and more! In this fun-filled week, campers will learn beginning techniques for musical theatre performance. They will be introduced to concepts such as creating a character, acting a song, telling stories with movement, and basic dance steps. Campers will be using songs from popular musicals on Broadway. They’ll finish camp on their way to becoming triple threats! No previous experience necessary for this camp.

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Broadway Bound

Ages 9 - 12

July 18 - July 22

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grace Episcopal School

Travel under the sea in this imaginative, fun-filled week! Each day, campers will develop acting skills, play games, dance, and make crafts, all while improving their self confidence and creativity. The session will culminate in a performance of an under the sea scene and dance based on “The Rainbow Fish.” Bring your flippers and get ready for a week of aquatic fun!

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Under the Sea

Ages 6 - 8

July 25 - July 29

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grace Episcopal School

Camps at Burgundy Farm

Join us at Burgundy Farm Country Day School for another summer of creative fun! Camps at BFCDS include full access to the 26 acre campus, daily swim lessons, and hours of engaging activities with top-notch counselors.

 

Middle Division: Ages 6 to 8

Our youngest wizards will explore the magical world of Harry Potter, focusing on the first two books in the series. After being sorted into Houses, they’ll work on spells, try some of the famous foods and drinks, and act out their favorite characters from the beloved stories! Some scenery painting may also be part of this camp, unless the wizards can wave their wands and accomplish that! Campers will have daily swim lessons as part of this camp.

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Heading to Hogwarts!

  Session Full - Register to join the waitlist.  

Session 1: June 21 - July 1

*no camp on Monday, June 20th*

Ages 6 - 8

This camp is perfect for children who love unicorns, fairies, and magical creatures. They’ll help create a short skit that will need all of the wonderful energy the unicorns and fairies have to solve the mystery of the missing unicorn. Campers will also build a shoe box set and help paint the scenery for the background of their magical story that they share with parents on stage.

Campers will have daily swim lessons as part of this camp.

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Unicorns and Fairies to the Rescue!

  Session Full - Register to join the waitlist.  

Session 2: July 5 - July 15

*no camp on Monday, July 4th*

Ages 6 - 8

Young actors will explore the classic story of Alice in Wonderland and all of the wonderful characters that live down the rabbit hole in this silly camp! They’ll learn acting basics like creative movement and vocal projection as they become Caterpillars, White Rabbits and Mad Hatters, along with other characters.  A short scene will be memorized and performed on stage the last day of camp. Creating a shoe box set and helping to paint the scenery for their background is part of the camp. Don’t tell the children, but they’ll also have a Mad Hatter’s tea party! Campers will have daily swim lessons as part of this camp.

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Down the Rabbit Hole

  Session Full - Register to join the waitlist.  

Session 3: July 18 - July 29

Ages 6 - 8

We love the classic film The Wizard of Oz so much, we turned it into a 15 minute long camp skit! Some easy singing/dancing/acting bring it all to life onstage… without the scary monkeys! Campers will learn short snippets of several of the famous songs + dance along with them as they act out the story. Building a shoe box set and helping to paint the background scenery is also part of the camp session. Experience is not required because this is an introductory musical theater camp with zero pressure. Campers will have daily swim lessons too.

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Over the Rainbow

  Session Full - Register to join the waitlist.  

Session 4: August 1 - August 12

Ages 6 - 8

Upper Division: Ages 9 to 12

 

For children who have read the books - at least once! - and probably seen the films, this camp is an in-depth exploration of all things Harry Potter and the wonderful world of Hogwarts. Campers will be sorted, then have fun quizzes and practice potions to earn House points, make Butter Beer and eat their share of chocolate frogs! They’ll also learn a bit of stage combat as they act out famous scenes from the stories too. Read the books if you haven’t yet! 

Campers will have daily swim lessons too.

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Test Your Wizarding Knowledge

  Session Full - Register to join the waitlist.  

Session 1: June 21 - July 1

*no camp on Monday, June 20th*

Ages 9 - 12

Join the talented Burgundy/Georgetown Day/NYU Tish alum Will Anderson for this special camp experience that will focus on different aspects of performing: singing, dancing and acting for two weeks of fabulous fun! Will can “meet students where they are” and help them improve no matter if they’ve just started exploring theater with this camp or they’ve performed onstage before. Everyone can benefit from Will’s expertise and humorous way of teaching!

Campers will have daily swim lessons too.

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Be a Triple Threat!

  Session Full - Register to join the waitlist.  

Session 2: July 5 - July 15

*no camp on Monday, July 4th*

Ages 9 - 12

Singing, dancing, acting, costumes and more! Each day instructor Will Anderson will lead campers through the many aspects of creating a show. He’ll also  work individually with students to help them learn part of a song they can use for auditions in the fall. Campers will work together to create/devise a short skit that they’ll perform on the last day of camp.

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Broadway Stars!

Session 3: July 18 - July 29

Ages 9 - 12

There’s a mystery afoot at Burgundy Farm that campers will create/devise and then perform on the last day. The Barnyard animals may have seen it all - but can they tell the intrepid detectives whodunnit? Character exploration, vocal projection, creative movement and self expression skills will strengthen during this fun-filled camp where there is no wrong answer - or is there?

All will be revealed on stage! Campers will have daily swim lessons too.

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Whodunnit on the Farm?

  Session Full - Register to join the waitlist.  

Session 4: August 1 - August 12

Ages 9 - 12