Grades 2-3

Grades refer to Fall 2019. AM and PM camps may be purchased together to create a full day which includes a supervised lunch hour. Extended Care available.

World Premiere camps focus on creating original scenes or plays through acting exercises, group brainstorm, and improvisation.
Musical Jam camps bring stories to life through musical theatre. Students will devise a musical with original songs, choreography, and characters.
StageCraft camps use visual art such as puppets, scenery creation, or props as a starting point for theatrical creation. Tuition includes a supply fee.

Don’t miss our Partnership Camps!



Musical Jam: Adventures of the Immortals

Greek gods, goddesses, and mythical creatures have fascinated mortals through the ages. Explore legends to create stories where magical chariots take awe-inspiring characters like Zeus and Athena on wild rides to fantastic places.

Dates: June 10 – 14
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: A-A21
Tuition: $180

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StageCraft: World of Minecraft

Using visual arts, transform the classroom into the world of Minecraft, and invent characters and stories to inhabit that land. Perfect for students who are interested in set design or craft exploration.

Dates: June 10 – 14
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: M-P21
Tuition: $190

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StageCraft: I Love Trash

Be inspired by garbage dumps, recycling centers, and characters like Oscar the Grouch. Turn old things into something new as you build props and sets out of recycled materials, and discover humor and solutions for the problems in a world filling up with trash.

Dates: June 17 – 21 
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: I-A22
Tuition: $190

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World Premiere: Sorcerer School

Join the inaugural class of the first American school of Witchcraft and Wizardry…in Minneapolis! Decide the name of the school, discover four original houses, and imagine new ghosts and magical creatures.

Dates: June 17 – 21
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: S-P22
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: Care of Magical Creatures

Are you ready to hang out with hippogriffs at Hogwarts? Hagrid is seeking students ready to nurture nifflers, train thestrals, and babysit bowtruckles.

Dates: June 24 – 28 
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: C-A23
Tuition: $180

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Musical Jam: Spies, Sleuths, and Secret Agents

Grab your magnifying glass and get your decoder ring! Be inspired by stories of real life spies—like Josephine Baker, who wrote secret messages with invisible ink on her sheet music. What clues will you discover on your own secret mission?

Dates: June 24 – 28
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: S-P23
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: Never Girls

Through the power of believing in magic, four girls are whisked away from their ordinary lives to Never Land. Travel to an extraordinary island and use “faith, trust, and pixie dust” to make anything possible.

Dates: July 8 – 12 
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: N-A24
Tuition: $180

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Musical Jam: Unusually Grimm

Did you know the Brothers Grimm wrote a LOT of stories? You might be familiar with Little Red Riding Hood, but have you heard of The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage? Adapt their lesser known tales to create some original musical theatre.

Dates: July 8 – 12  
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: U-P24
Tuition: $180

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Partnership Camp: Who Done It? (Grades 1 – 2)

MN Zoo

A Partnership with the Minnesota Zoo
Join Children’s Theatre Company and the Minnesota Zoo to tackle a new zoo mystery each day. Combine your super sleuth skills with theatre games and teamwork to uncover clues, meet new animals, and discover the value of conservation.

Location: Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley
Dates: July 15 – 19 OR July 22 – 26 OR August 5 – 9
Times: 9am – 12pm
Tuition: $250
Register at mnzoo.org
(Extended Care is not available for Partnership Camps)


Partnership Camp: All the Zoo’s a Stage (Grades 3 – 4)

MN Zoo

A Partnership with the Minnesota Zoo
Join Children’s Theatre Company and the Minnesota Zoo to discover your creativity! With animals and nature as your inspiration, delve into a different theatre technique each day to develop actor skills including character development, storytelling, and improvisation.

Location: Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley
Dates: July 15 – 19 OR August 5 – 9
Times: 1 – 4pm
Tuition: $250
Register at mnzoo.org
(Extended Care is not available for Partnership Camps)


World Premiere: Sorcerer School

Join the inaugural class of the first American school of Witchcraft and Wizardry…in Minneapolis! Decide the name of the school, discover four original houses, and imagine new ghosts and magical creatures.

Dates: July 15 – 19
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: S-A25
Tuition: $180

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StageCraft: Haunted!

A haunted basement...a haunted train...a haunted toy box? Design and create a spooky set, and use your imagination to conjure the friendly ghosts or silly witches who dwell there.

Dates: July 15 – 19 
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: H-P25
Tuition: $190

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Musical Jam: Superhero Squad

Your superpowers—those real and those you dream of—serve as inspiration as you create a new and unique universe of heroes with amazing and surprising abilities.

Dates: July 22 – 26 
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: S-A26
Tuition: $180

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Neighborhood Bridges: Peace Tales

Rooted in CTC’s Neighborhood Bridges pedagogy, use group writing, acting, and storytelling to practice critical thinking. Delve into stories about peace, social justice, and conflict resolution. Question messages, interrogate power dynamics, and rewrite your own version to perform as an ensemble.

Dates: July 22 – 26
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: P-P26
Tuition: $180

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StageCraft: Myths and Magic

Create magical props and costume pieces to become your favorite mystical creatures—unicorns, dragons, mermaids, and more! What mythical story will you create in this whole new magical realm?

Dates: July 29 – August 2 
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: M-A27
Tuition: $190

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World Premiere: The Princess in Black

Princess Magnolia concerns herself with royal duties by day, but by night, she defeats monsters as the Princess in Black. Explore themes of self-expression and empowerment as you create your own superhero tale.

Dates: July 29 – August 2
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: P-P27
Tuition: $180

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Musical Jam: The Cinderellas

Explore the many different versions of the Cinderella fairytale from all over the world as inspiration to create your own Cinderella story.

Dates: August 5 – 9
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: C-A28
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: How to Train Your Dragon

Join Hiccup and Toothless on your own Nordic adventure! Play with Vikings and dragons alike to discover how to work together and embrace what makes us special.

Dates: August 5 – 9 
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: H-P28
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: Magic Tree House

Magic Tree House is your ticket to adventure! Travel to the prehistoric past, visit ancient Egypt, and explore King Arthur’s court. Where else will you journey together?

Dates: August 12 – 16 
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: M-A29
Tuition: $180

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StageCraft: World of Fantastic Beasts

Using visual arts, transform the classroom into the Wizarding World, and invent creatures and stories to inhabit it. Perfect for students who are interested in set design or craft exploration.

Dates: August 12 – 16
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: F-P29
Tuition: $190

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