Fun and creative activities focusing on the arts

For children, ages 3 to 7

Ballet Academy East’s Summerdance Camp is a fun-filled summer program for children, ages 3 to 7, bursting with arts-focused activities. Designed to foster imagination and inspire a love of the arts, the curriculum includes ballet, tap, modern, art, drama, origami, cooking, musical theater, gymnastics, yoga, and more! All activities are led by BAE’s talented and nurturing instructors along with very special guest teachers. Art classes are run by the joyful staff of The Craft Studio. Limited group size ensures that children receive lots of individual attention. Flexible registration options allow you to sign up for either all eight weeks or customize your own weekly schedule!

2023 Summerdance Dates
Monday, June 26 – Thursday, August 17; 9:00am-3:15pm
The program meets Monday- Thursday each week. (The week of July 4th we will meet Wednesday, July 5th-Friday, July 7th)


Sample Schedule

9:00 — Arrival
9:15 — Art
10:05 — Ballet
11:00 — Gymnastics
11:45 — Lunch
12:30 — Cooking
1:20 — Yoga
2:00 — Modern
3:15 — Dismissal

Extended Day Available!
Early Drop-off starts 8:15am
Late Pick-up goes until 4:00pm 

Lunch and Snacks: Children bring a nut-free lunch from home each day. Snacks are provided.


Students may register for all 8 weeks or weekly! 

Summerdance is bursting with art-centered, fun, and enriching activities!

Daily activities will vary depending on age group and will include ballet, modern, art, drama, yoga, cooking, musical theater, origami, theme days, and more!

Performing Arts: Ballet, modern, and jazz focus on developing young dancers’ strength, flexibility, and musicality, while instilling a lifelong love and appreciation of dance. Drama, and musical theater provide fun opportunities to develop each child’s improvisational skills, focus, and coordination.

Art: Summerdance students explore children’s unique creativity while developing their art skills. Classes and curriculum are led by the talented and joyful staff of The Craft Studio.

Yoga: Children will learn yoga poses, breathing, and relaxation exercises to create a calming, stress-free mood, while developing strength and flexibility in this playful and fun class.

Origami: Always a favorite Summerdance activity! Children will learn the creative art of Japanese paper folding. Starting with the basic folds, students will follow Miss Yuki’s easy instructions to form animals, hats, birds and more!

Lunch and Snacks: Children bring a nut-free lunch from home each day. Snacks are provided.

Miranda Berlin, BAE Young Dancer Division Principal oversees the Summerdance Program. Classes are taught by the beloved BAE year-round faculty and special guest teachers. Our wonderful drama teacher, Bambi is back with us again to share her unique and child-friendly approach. Art classes are held at The Craft Studio, our wonderful and very creative downstairs neighbor.

2023 Summerdance Camp Tuition:

1 WeekAny 4 WeeksFull 8 Weeks
Ages 3-7$875$3300$6100

Tuition is prorated for students who attend the week of July 3rd. The program will meet Wednesday, July 5 – Friday, July 7 that week.

“Performing in BAE productions gave me the opportunity to take my skills to the next level in highly produced productions. It was also such a thrill to dance in front of a live audience in New York City.”