The Culkin School has teamed up with Glen Echo to offer an enriched series of summer camps for your Irish Dancer! Camps are held at Glen Echo Park, an historic landmark, geared to the arts! We are excited to be part of the summer camp program at Glen Echo!
The Culkin School offers camps for experienced Culkin dancers and for new-time beginner dancers who’d like to give Irish dancing a try!
This year it’s easier for campers to choose the schedule that suits them! Register for both a morning and an afternoon session and join The Culkin School “lunch bunch” in the Praline Café and experience a full-day camp experience! The Culkin School has something for everyone!
2020 Glen Echo Camps:
In early February, these links will be activated to take you to the Glen Echo Park website, where you’ll follow the prompts for registration and make payments.
Culkin Camp: Summer Workout for Levels 1-3
(June 22-26: 10am-12pm)
This program is for Culkin Dancers in levels 1-3 who want to stay dancing and work on new material. Time will be dedicated to both soft and hard shoe work during theses classes (for those who have hard shoes). Click here to register!
Summer Workout for Levels 4-7
(June 22-26: 1pm-3:00pm)
This program is for Culkin dancers in levels 4-7. Time will be dedicated to both Hard & Soft Shoe work during these classes. Click here to register!
JULY / EARLY AUGUST CLASSES
Footworks and Figures: Beginning Irish Dance: 10am-12pm: (Ages 6-10)
(sessions: July 13-17, July 20-24, Aug 3-7, Aug 10-14)
This is a one-week, introductory class; through a series of figure (group) dances, students will learn the basics of Irish dance and music – no experience necessary! If you are interested in our Beginning Irish Dance: Footworks and Figures, click here to register!
Figures for Current Dancers – MORNING 10am-12pm: (Ages 6-18)
(sessions: July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug 10-14 )
For current Culkin School dancers who would like to dance Figures with the Culkin School. Open to all Culkin dancers. Dancers must have mastered skips, over 2-3s and sidestep movements. Offered three times, take as many as you want! Based on numbers dancers will learn 2-3-4 or 8- hand dances. If your dancer is interested in competing at local feiseanna or performing, this class is highly recommended. Click here to register!
Steps & Figures for Current Dancers, (Level 3-7) – AFTERNOONS, 1:00pm-3pm
(sessions: July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug 3-7, Aug 10-14)
All of our current Level 3-7 Culkin dancers are welcome to sign up for these weekly summer camp programs! Based on enrollment the multiple instructors will break the dancers into like groups to refine their style and learn new material. Remember: all champ dancers planning to compete in the Oireachtas need to keep in shape and learn material over the summer so they are competitive ready for the SRO! If you’re interested, click here to register!