Grades K-1

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.

Imagination Adventure camps focus on dramatic play to explore characters, settings, and themes with an interdisciplinary approach, including visual art, movement, books, and music.

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!



Imagination Adventure: Lost in Space

3, 2, 1, blast off! Unearth aliens, planets, and out-of-this-world adventure as you chart a path into your creativity to go where no kid has gone before.

Dates: June 10 – 14
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: L-A11
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: Seuss Stories

Oh, the places you’ll go and the thinks you will think! From Horton to the Lorax, explore the creative characters from Dr. Seuss for inspiration to create wacky worlds and characters all your own.

Dates: June 10 – 14
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: S-P11
Tuition: $180

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Musical Jam: Witches, Goblins, and Trolls

Why do certain characters always get a bad reputation? Reimagine fairytales from the point of view of those typically painted as villains, and sing the unsung songs of creatures who come out after dark!

Dates: June 17 – 21
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: W-A12
Tuition: $180

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StageCraft: Ocean Meets Sky

Sail off on an adventure using the popular book Ocean Meets Sky as inspiration. Explore creatures such as whales, jellyfish, birds, and more through movement and music. Create your own picture-filled adventure books to take home at the end of the session.

Dates: June 17 – 21
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: O-P12
Tuition: $190

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World Premiere: Trickster Tales

Explore your inner mischief and magic using trickster tales from around the world! Cunning characters like Anansi, Jahdu, and Raven will inspire tactics to outwit, outsmart, and outmaneuver every foe.

Dates: June 24 – 28
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: T-A13
Tuition: $180

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Imagination Adventure: Here Be Dragons

Fly into fiery dragon quests as you journey to new worlds and solve surprising problems in The Dragon Machine, Dragons Love Tacos, and The Different Dragon.

Dates: June 24 – 28
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: H-P13
Tuition: $180

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Imagination Adventure: My Little Pony

Tag along with Twilight Sparkle and the other ponies in Ponyville. Find your special talent, design an original cutie mark, and prove that friendship really is magic!

Dates: July 8 – 12
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: M-A14
Tuition: $180

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Musical Jam: Fractured Fairytales

Reimagine familiar stories such as Cinderella and Snow White with surprising new characters, settings, and problems. Perhaps you will meet kind stepsisters or get surprising messages from a magic mirror to discover you are the bravest of them all.

Dates: July 8 – 12
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: F-P14
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: Up, Up, and Away

Calling all superheroes! Discover your superpower and assemble a super squad of heroes to save the world.

Dates: July 15 – 19
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: U-A15
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)

StageCraft: Kinetic Art

Use dance and movement to create wildly unique works of art! Wiggle with paint on a canvas to make POP art, roll on large sheets of paper with crayons to create cosmic murals, and finger paint with your toes as you dance.

Dates: July 15 – 19
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: K-P15
Tuition: $190

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Building Bridges: Pourquoi Tales

Pourquoi? Porque? Why? Delve into stories that explain why the world is the way it is. Rooted in CTC’s Building Bridges pedagogy, students will use acting, prop creation, and storytelling to develop critical thinking skills, question power structures, and reinvent stories.

Dates: July 22 – 26
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: P-A16
Tuition: $180

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Musical Jam: Pirates and Mermaids

‘X’ marks the spot to go in search of hidden pirate treasure. Will you meet playful merfolk? Silly sea monsters? The story is yours to steer!

Dates: July 22 – 26
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: P-P16
Tuition: $180

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Imagination Adventure: Fairies and Unicorns

Join your fluttering fairy friends and beloved majestic unicorns as they unite for a grand adventure! Embody their magic as you imagine tales of mystery, mayhem, and marvel.

Dates: July 29 – August 2
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: F-A17
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: Pixar’s Playland

Become an Incredible superhero, discover your true emotions Inside, or find out how Brave you can be! Explore the many amazing characters and settings in Pixar movies, and create a whole new story in Nemo’s ocean, Andy’s room, or the Land of the Dead.

Dates: July 29 – August 2
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: P-P17
Tuition: $180

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Musical Jam: It’s All Happening at the Zoo

There’s mayhem for the monkeys, and the flamingos are flummoxed. Imagine what might go wrong at the zoo and create animal characters that sing their way through problems to find solutions.

Dates: August 5 – 9
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: I-A18
Tuition: $180

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World Premiere: Hilda

Every day is a new adventure when you are running from trolls, discovering elves, and befriending giants. Join Hilda and her friends to explore the magical wilderness and travel to the city of Trollberg.

Dates: August 5 – 9
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: H-P18
Tuition: $180

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StageCraft: World of Candyland

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

Dates: August 12 – 16
Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Camp ID: C-A19
Tuition: $190

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Imagination Adventure: Make a Wish

Stars, magic wands, lucky coins...what do you wish upon? Come explore magical worlds as you hear wishing tales, create enchanted characters, and act out stories in wondrous places.

Dates: August 12 – 16
Time: 1 – 3:30pm
Camp ID: M-P19
Tuition: $180

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