Registration for 2014 Summer Day Camps at ROOTS is now open!
ROOTS is now enrolling students ages 3 and older for a variety of summer day camps, including dance, voice, songwriting, GarageBand and theater. If you’re looking to give your student an opportunity to spend a week learning the art of music and dance while getting to know friends in a faith-based atmosphere, we have a music camp or dance camp just for them.
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Princess Dance Camp—Ages 6+
Imagine an enchanted week full of princesses as they dance, tumble and twirl in their very own Princess Dance Camp. Come away with us each day from 9am–1pm. Your princess will explore ballet, tap, tumbling and more, as she learns biblical truths about what it means to be God’s princess. The day will include crafts, games, stories and snacks. The week will end with a short performance for the kings and queens (parents). Register by May 1 to take advantage of our early-bird rate and save $50![table “” not found /]
Voice Camp—Ages 11+
Students will experience hands-on workshops and clinics focusing on different genres of music during the week of June 24–28. Each workshop will cover technique, theory and application (performance). At the end of the camp week, they will perform a short piece from their favorite genre, using what they learned as the foundation of their performance. During the camp, students will meet top artists/musicians who are guest speakers (final list is still being confirmed). Students will have the opportunity to play/sing for several minutes with the guest mentors. The camp also include a field trip to one of Nashville’s top recording studios. Register by May 1 to take advantage of our early-bird rate and save $70!
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Songwriting Camp—Ages 12+
The Songwriting Camp teaches the tools to write and arrange songs and properly convey ideas using lyrics, melody, rhyme scheme and dynamics. By the end of the week, the goal is to have each student complete two original songs. This camp is open for students age 12 and up and will take place July 7–18 from 9am–2pm. Students younger than 12 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Register by May 1 to take advantage of our early-bird rate and save $70![table “” not found /]
GarageBand Camp—Ages 12+
This summer camp, the week of July 14–18, is a comprehensive guide to the popular digital audio software from Apple, demonstrating the tools and techniques to create, edit, and publish music and podcasts. ROOTS Mentor, Bryce Cain covers the ins and outs of the application, from interfacing with external devices, exploring Apple Loops, and recording instrument and vocal tracks to creating successful mixes, performing edits and sharing finished projects.
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Take the Stage Camp—Ages 11+
Are you about to audition for a community theater production? Or, looking to land a part in your school’s musical this year? If so, register today to spend a week receiving intensive training in vocals, acting, and choreography. Students will work with experienced mentors in each of the disciplines all week to prepare for a mock audition at the end of the week. Mentors will work with students to prepare a song cut and monologue that can be used in future auditions. Students will also participate in seminars for audition techniques, develop a proper headshot and resume, and hear from experts in the industry. Camp meets July 21–25 from 9am–1pm. Register by May 1 to take advantage of our early-bird rate and save $80![table “” not found /]
Dance Intensive—Ages 6+ (One Class Ages 3+)
This is a 5-day dance intensive offering a range of classes all day for students ages 6 and up. Students can choose to take 1 class a day over the course of the week or take up to 5 classes a day. We are offering age specific classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and an Intro to Clogging class. These classes are for the beginner or the experienced dancer looking to get back in the swing of things before the dance year starts back. Each style will be taught by an experienced mentor and will learn a short combo for each discipline to be performed at the end of the week for friends and family. Register by May 1 to take advantage of our early-bird rate for 20% off![table “” not found /]
If a camp does not receive the minimum number of students required, then the camp will be cancelled and refunds will be given to all registrants.