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Ayrlawn Got Talent

Theater and stage hopefuls must remember that success requires motivation, dedication, proper guidance, and hours of practice. If you are interested in raising the level of skill, confidence, enthusiasm, and enjoyment of your child’s singing, dancing, performing, or rapping come and join us and let your child become one of the “cast members” for “Ayrlawn Got Talent!”
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Ballet

These camps offer a fun-filled sports environment with an emphasis on team work, sportsmanship, and basic fundamentals.  Part of the day will be spent on your camper’s sport focus where they will focus on stretching, warm-ups, skill and drills, educational games, and scrimmages.  For the rest of the day, campers will experience all the other great activities the YMCA has to offer. Campers will create their next masterpiece in arts and crafts, explore nature and science, take a dip in one of our many pools, and so much more.  This is a great way for campers to add even more variety into their summer camp experience for your future All-American athlete. 
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Ballet/Modern Dance

Dancers will learn a mixture of basic to intermediate ballet and modern dance, techniques and stretches. Campers will work on increasing their flexibility, strength and coordination. All levels are welcome! All campers should come prepared with ballet shoes or socks and ballet leotards or comfortable clothing in which to dance.
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Center Stage-Theatre Camp

Campers will learn all the aspects of the theatre from character creation to costumes, and set design to performance. This camp teaches improvisation, songs, make props and characterization are just some of the techniques to be learned and practiced.  Through creation, writing and performing their own play, campers will gain the self-esteem and confidence to make their Broadway debut!
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Cheerleading

These camps offer a fun-filled sports environment with an emphasis on team work, sportsmanship, and basic fundamentals.  Part of the day will be spent on your camper’s sport focus where they will focus on stretching, warm-ups, skill and drills, educational games, and scrimmages.  For the rest of the day, campers will experience all the other great activities the YMCA has to offer. Campers will create their next masterpiece in arts and crafts, explore nature and science, take a dip in one of our many pools, and so much more.  This is a great way for campers to add even more variety into their summer camp experience for your future All-American athlete. 
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Cheerleading/Dance

A high-energy combination camp for aspiring cheerleaders and Campers that love to dance. This cheerleading and dance combination camp allows campers to learn fast pace routines and cheers, while gaining increased confidence and self esteem.
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Creative Movement

A great combination of ballet, yoga, jazz and creativity! Come show us your moves in this fun and active camp. All campers should dress in comfortable clothing.
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Extreme Cheerleading

A high-energy camp for aspiring cheerleaders.  Campers learn fun, fast-paced routines and cheers while gaining increased confidece and self-esteem.  Teaches cheerleading move, jumps, stunts and pyramids along with the latest sideline dance routines.  Practice daily for the end of the session Pep Rally.  
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Gleam!

If your camper likes Glee, then they will enjoy the Y’s Gleam Camp. Campers can join other campers to choreograph their own songs as a group to showcase their talent!
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Hip Hop Street Jam

Dance like a pop star while incorporating aerobics, jazz and hip hop in this fast-paced, high energy camp. It’s designed for children who love to jump, exercise, and dance. Emphasis is on energy, rhythm and attitude!
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Improv Theatre

Do you love the limelight? Are you an aspiring stage performer? Showstoppers is a place where you can get all this and more! Here you will learn all about different ways to entertain and impress a room. Learn drama, magic, improve, card tricks and so much more. Remember, The Show Must Go On!
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Jazz

This fun camp is appropriate for all levels and incorporates step learning and then integration into dance moves. Jazz camp helps experienced dancers as well as those who are new to dance deepen their understanding of Jazz. By learning about jazz dance techniques, choreography and methodology, campers will be able to put on a small dance show on Friday afternoons for the camp and parents. 

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So You Think You Can Dance

Dance like a pop star while incorporating aerobics, jazz and hip hop in this fast-paced, high energy camp. It’s designed for children who love to jump, exercise, and dance. Emphasis is on energy, rhythm and attitude!
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Step It Up Dance Camp

Dance like a pop star while incorporating aerobics, jazz and hip hop in this fast-paced, high energy camp. It’s designed for children who love to jump, exercise, and dance. Emphasis is on energy, rhythm and attitude!
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The Y Dance Factor

Think you have all the right moves? Work on synchronized dance movement to the latest beats. Campers create their own dance routines and get to audition for the YMCA’s Y-IDOL at the Y’s Annual Thingamajig Invention Convention in July. Space is limited.

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Theatre Machine

Campers will learn all the aspects of the theatre from character creation to costumes and set design to performance.  Improvisation, songs, theatre games and characterization are just some of the techniques to be learned and practiced. Through creation, writing and performing their own play, campers will gain the self-esteem and confidence to make their Broadway debut!

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Tumble & Twirl

Tumble and Twirl is especially designed fir those who would like to try both tumbling and dance. Campers will improve their strength, flexibility, and coordination by being introduced to the fundamentals of both dance and tumbling. Parents are invited to come to a small presentation Friday afternoon to see what their campers have learned.

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Y-Idol

Been acting a little dramatic lately? Act, sing, dance, or tell jokes under the spotlight, or work behind the scenes on the performance show where every camper is a superstar. Audition to perform before YMCA Thingamajig Invention Convention judges.   Space is limited.
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