Summer Dance Intensive
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Take your dance training to the next level through an intensive week of technique.

July 9-12Camp A
Grades K-2nd
9am-Lunchcoming soon$197

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July 9-12Camp B
Grades 3rd-5th
9am-4pmcoming soon$297

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July 9-12Camp C
Grades 6th-8th
9am-4pmcoming soon$297

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July 9-12Camp D
Grades 9th-12th
9am-4pmcoming soon$297

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Looking for a challenge to cap off your summer? Immerse yourself in advanced dance training during an intensive week of technique and creative collaboration in contemporary, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, turns, leaps & jumps and more. The Intensive takes place from 9am – 4pm each day during the week of July 9-12, 2019. Intensive dancers will have the opportunity to receive ROOTS Scholarships. The schedule for the week and staff will be announced closer to the start of camp. 

Intensive is for dancers that:

  • have 3-4 years of experience
  • are looking to accelerate their skills and experience in a focused and fun setting
  • are planning to audition for our Competition and Performance Company teams

Dancers will receive instruction on:

  • Pirouettes and turn combinations
  • Advanced leaps and jumps
  • Jazz and lyrical technique
  • Contemporary
  • Ballet & Body Placement
  • Acro
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Hip Hop
  • and more!

Company Auditions

If you have been considering ROOTS Dance Company, this intensive is the perfect opportunity to see if you’re ready. ROOTS Company Teams feature our most advanced dancers of each age group and represent ROOTS in public performances and competitions.Students who are interested in Company will be evaluated during the week by the Dance Director, Saskia Harmon, and the dance mentor team.
Auditions will be held on Saturday, July 13th following Intensive week. For audition information, please visit our Dance Company page.

Bonus: Scholarship Opportunities

Dancers have the potential to win a ROOTS Scholarship during the week of Intensive. We’ll be looking for dancers who exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Drive 
  • Determination 
  • Growth 
  • Enthusiasm
  • Proper execution of technical elements
  • Positivity
  • Dedication

What You Can Expect

ROOTS is a fun, engaging and safe place for students of all ages to learn the art of dance. We are a performing arts academy that’s designed to teach with excellence and committed to empowering our students to do their best.

The ROOTS Philosophy

ROOTS was created to give students of all ages a chance to explore what’s possible in the world of performing arts. Whether it’s music lessons, dance classes or summer camps, we build all of our programs around the same three foundations:

1. Creativity

We believe every student possesses a unique gift of creativity. Our mentors tailor each experience to help students to foster, uncover and explore their creative and problem-solving potential.

2. Discipline

Journalist and bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell popularized the idea that it takes roughly 10,000 hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field. At ROOTS, we are committed to instilling discipline in our students to achieve their highest potential.

3. Performance

We are committed to teaching our students to perform at their best. Whether that’s in a recital, concert or a performance event, our students will be coached on self-awareness, presentation and audience engagement.

This is our philosophy and our promise to you.

Don’t take our word for it…

“Our daughter always looks forward to this full week of caring, professional instructors instilling proper technique, skills and encouragement into her. She’s not only challenged and inspired by the classes, but also makes great friends along the way. And always comes home exhausted, but excited to show us everything she learned. As parents, we love that she is getting taught the proper technique to ensure future growth in something she is so passionate about.” Amy Jo, ROOTS Parent


“I had a lot of fun learning new techniques, and something different every day! I made a lot of friends at camp that I see every week in dance classes now, which makes me look forward to coming even more!”
Jaden, ROOTS Student


“My daughter Avery enrolled in Princess Dance Camp this past summer. I was amazed by how much the Princesses learned in just one week. Above that, I loved the messages instilled in each of them that inner beauty is more important than material things and that doing things in God’s favor was of the highest importance. The absolute best thing was to see how much fun the girls had and the friendships formed!” – Addy, ROOTS Parent


The ROOTS camp staff includes a dedicated group of vetted and experienced teachers. Most are year-round ROOTS mentors, but some have been hired specifically for their camp because of their expertise in the summer camp topic.

All lessons, classes, and camps are lead by instructors that we purposely call “mentors.”

We take the responsibility of training the next generation seriously.

Each mentor is trained and empowered to develop the student’s gifts and talents, but also to build trusted and reliable connections. We believe that if the students trust the environment and mentor, they will thrive and grow faster.

Registration, Withdrawal, & Reimbursement Policy:

  • Payment for camp is due in full at the time of registration.
  • Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to camp, will receive a refund for the cost of the camp minus a $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellations made within 30 days of a camp’s start date are only eligible for a refund of 50% of the camp cost.
  • All reimbursements, minus the processing/cancellation fee, will be refunded in the form payment was initially received.
  • ROOTS reserves the right to cancel any camp that does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements. Any and all decisions to cancel a camp will be made no less than 2 weeks prior to the camp’s start date and a full refund will be issued. 

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