Summer Dance Camps

Mini Camps (Preschool  & Kindergarten) Ages 3-5 - Junior Camps Ages 6-11 - Turns & Technique Camp - Ages 8+ - Summer Session "Technique Tuesdays"  and  Audition Prep Camp Ages 8 +

Fill your summer with Santa Barbara's most creative and lively dance camps this summer!

 Summer 2023 Camp registration opens February 13th.  No matter your age or skill levels, we have a summer adventure for you! Choose from the list of camps below to find the camp that suits your dancer best. 

 

5 Day Camps: $285   |   Early Bird Registration February 28th - May 1st : $265
Launch week February 28th- March 6th save an additional $20 on each camp! 

Early Drop Off Available at 8am for $75 fee.

Summer Camp payments made with a Credit Card will have a flat $10 surcharge per camp.  Payments made with bank draft/electronic check/venmo/cash/check will receive no additional fees. 

Camp Cancellations must be made by the Wednesday prior to the camp being cancelled in order to receive a full refund

Mini Camps - Preschool & Kindergarten  - Ages 3-5

These camps are created for your tiniest dancer ready to make their dance camp debut! Dancers will combine Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet & Tumbling in a whimsical creative environment. Dance related arts & crafts will be made every day to use in the end of week live performance for friends and family members. Two snacks daily, all craft materials, as well a costume/camp shirt will be provided.

Half Days Available for Mini Camps! Please email MomentumDanceSB@gmail.com to request half day camp rates! 

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June 6-10, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

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The Safari Celebration 

June 13 - 17, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

Dance PAWty with my Pet 

Raise your paws if you love Paw Patrol and Secret Life of Pets because you’ll PAWSitively love this fun jazz, ballet, hip hop and creative movement dance camp! Tiny dancers can bring their favorite stuffed pet (dog, cat, character, anything goes!) and together they’ll unleash the fun on four PURRfect dancing adventures: The Paws & Claws Pet Spa, Pet PAWrade, Museum of Pet PAWtraits and the Disco Dance PAWty! At each stop along the way, dancers and pets will dance together and earn paw prints in their Pet PAWfolios. This dance PAWty Camp will be a fun time FUR sure!

Calling all party animals! Get ready for a ROARING good time at The Safari Celebration - the WILDEST dance party in all of the animal kingdom! The fun and amusement of The Safari Celebration includes movement in ballet, jazz, hip hop and creative movement classes! 

Your dancer will go bananas over the fun and adventure of this wild party! So, don’t monkey around...enter the jubilant jungle and let The Safari Celebration make your summer Elephantastic!

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Sharktacular Shenanigans

June 27th- July 1st, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

Lemonade Escapade 

June 20-24, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

Make your summer  sweeter with our Lemonade Escapade!

This adventurous camp will add some zest into your summer and keep it vibrant + engaging for your young dancer combining Ballet, Jazz and Tumbling into a week long dance camp! Take a slice out of summer with all things easy peasy lemon squeezy from crafts to dance moves with this camp! All dancers will learn three dances to perform in the end of week performance for all friends and family decked out in the cutest lemon fashion! So  squeeze some fun into your summer today with the Lemonade Escapade.

Where do sharks go on vacation? Fin-land! But for summer dance camp, the cutest sharks go to Sharktacular Shenanigans! Dive into summer on a jawsome jaunt where tiny dancers will groove their way under the sea in this jazz, hip hop and creative movement camp. They’ll discover a legendary shipwreck holding a bejeweled hidden treasure chest! Their underwater friends will help them search for the prized treasure, and in addition to dancing, they’ll create a little fun and mischief along the way! Stella the Stellar Starfish will guide them through the sandy ship with her jellyfish friends to Pearl’s “Clam”orous Palazzo Party and Eel-ectric Eel-i’s fun 80s Neon Party. And who knows, at the end of the camp, maybe these fintastic friends will lead them to the glistening treasure! Your sassy shark will have fun up to the gills with the dancing, antics, fun crafts and more on this sharktacular adventure!

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The Snowflake Spectacular 

Fancy Mouse Dress Up House

July 11th-15th , 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

July 25th-29th , 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

This camp will be love at frost sight for tiny dancers who love Olaf, Anna, Elsa and friends! No matter the season, you will sparkle with excitement at The Snowflake Spectacular, a brrr-tiful winter carnival filled with whimsical dancing and wondrous wintry games. Show yourself some fun frolicking in the Frozen Funhouse and then sled on over to a ballet-skate playdate with your favorite snowmen. Jazz, Tumbling and creative movement will also be incorporated in this snowsational week!Through a flurry of glimmering crafts and frozen dancing fun, there’s snow way of escaping the excitement of this frosty  adventure!

If you love fun and fancy galore, grab your favorite mouse ears and join us at the Fancy Mouse Dress-Up House! This fanciful, danciful dance camp will take dancers through the most très, très chic mouse house in all the land...toasting friends with cupcakes and tea in the dazzling dining room, going all glitz-and-glam playing dress-up in the massive mouse-inista closet and shimmering under the disco ball at the playroom pizzazz dance party! Filled with the fanciest dancing-est fun and marvelous mouse-tastic crafts, this ballet, jazz and creative movement camp is perfect for all sassy and classy kids who love Minnie, Mickey, Daisy and friends

Junior Camps - Ages 6-11

These 5 day camps are created for the sassiest dancers, ready to take their dance and performance skills to the next level! Hip Hop, Jazz  and Acro are all combined in these 5 day adventures along with camp themed arts & crafts. All camps also include costuming, hair and make up with a grande finale performance at the end of the week!

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Rhinestone Round-Up: All Things Boots & Bling

June 6-10th, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

Howdy Y’all! We’re lookin’ for some fancy dancing cowgirls and cowboys tostar in the Rhinestone Roundup, a fun variety show featuring all things boots and bling! Dancers will play starring roles in all the fun...creating rhinestone-tastic dance Reels to promote the show (think line dancing and karaoke),“giddying up” their own accessories with glitz, and of course performing at the live show! We need blinged-out boots on the ground quicker than all get-out for this jazz and hip hop camp with an extra twang,so join us for a kickin good time! Bring on the bling!

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The Escape Club: Wild About Dance

June 13-17th, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

Ready to find out if you can escape the perils of the jungle with your WILD friends? Unlock all the summer fun with The Escape Club: Wild About Dance, a jazz and hip hop dance camp with an escape room twist! Dancers will go wild unlocking secret codes each day with fun dance activities! Through immense teamwork, super sleuthing and lots of dance moves, clues will be revealed, but will the dancers break the code and make it out of the jungle by the end of the

camp?! Grab your fun animal print attire to find out, and get ready to dance your way through a WILD adventure! 

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The Lemon Squeeze

June 20th- 24th, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

Looking to add some zest to your summer? Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy! This sassy dance camp squeezes every last drop of fun   into five days of fun! The Lemon Squeeze will combine Jazz, Hip Hop and Tumbling into this five day exravaganza...nothing sour about that! Meet your favorite dance friends at the Lemonade stand with your dancin' shoes while we stay cool all summer long! This slice of summer will have your dancer twistin' and shoutin'!

Rhinestone Round-Up: All Things Boots & Bling

July 18-22nd, 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

Howdy Y’all! We’re lookin’ for some fancy dancing cowgirls and cowboys to star in the Rhinestone Roundup, a fun variety show featuring all things boots and bling! Dancers will play starring roles in all the fun...creating rhinestone-tastic dance Reels to promote the show (think line dancing and karaoke),“giddying up” their own accessories with glitz, and of course performing at the live show! We need blinged-out boots on the ground quicker than all get-out for this jazz and hip hop camp with an extra twang, so join us for a kickin' good time! Bring on the bling!

The Snowflake Spectacular

July 11 - 15th , 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

This camp will be love at frost sight for all dancers who love Olaf, Anna, Elsa and friends! No matter the season, you will sparkle with excitement at The Snowflake Spectacular, a brrr-tiful winter carnival filled with whimsical dancing and wondrous wintry games. Show yourself some fun frolicking in the Frozen Funhouse and then sled on over to a skate playdate with your favorite snowmen. Through a flurry of glimmering crafts and frozen dancing fun, there’s snow way of escaping the excitement of this frosty  adventure!

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The Ice Cream Party Extravaganza

July 25-29th 9am - 4pm, Early Drop Off Available

I scream! You Scream! We all scream for a...dance party! Beat the heat this summer with this yummy week of Hip Hop Mcflurries and Jazzy Jams all sprinkled with icy arts & crafts.  Your dancer will think this week of dance is brrrrrillant as they learn three dances to perform in the end of week virtual show/ video! Custom costumes and props hand made throughout the week is the cherry on top to this fun filled funky week of dance!

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Technique Tuesdays: Summer Session Weekly Class All Summer Long

We realize some dancers don't want to take any time off during summer break and want to keep up with all their technical training throughout the summer months! Which is why we have created a summer session of technique class all summer long! Meet with us every Tuesday during June, and July  to maintain your technical skills, improve and challenge yourself. The classes will be tailored to the dancers in attendance each week, however, we do highly recommend dancers that attend these classes have previous ballet and jazz training. A new MDC teacher will instructeach week to ensure the most diverse technical training for your dancers all summer long!

No need to register for this session. These classes will be done on a drop in basis. 

Tuesdays 6:00-7:15 

June 14 - July  26th

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Turns & Technique Camp

Join MDC on this new turn-tastic adventure where dancers can develop their skills and techniques in a fun, exciting and rewarding camp! Offered for TWO WEEKS ONLY , sign up quickly - spaces are limited to ensure the highest quality experience for dancers!

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 5 Day Camp $200  I  $180 Early Bird Registration 

June 27th-July1st AND July 18th-22nd

 10:00 am - 2:00pm

Early Drop Off Available

If you're looking to further your technique this summer in preparation for season nine at MDC, this is the camp for YOU! If you are an intermediate to advanced dancer that would like to keep your training going over the summer, or if you are a dancer 8 years and up that is looking for a challenge this camp is a perfect fit! Turns & Technique camp will have dancers working on flexibility, extension, turns, progressions, strength, leaps, jumps, and more!! 5 days of nothing but technique?!? Who's ready for some growth?

Audition Prep Camp

Designed for dancers interested in auditioning for one of MDC's competitive companies for Season Nine! Audition Prep Camp is the dance-intense week full of every style of dance for the serious dancer looking to excel their dance training. All dancers are welcome but this week is required for those auditioning for Season Nine!

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Ages 8-11

August 8-12th, 9am - 1:30pm, Early Drop Off Available

Ages 12-18

August 8-12th, 2:00pm - 6:30pm

There is nothing this camp will not cover--Ballet, Stretch & Strengthen, injury prevention, Jazz, Leaps & Turns, Progressions, Contemporary, Acrobatics, Hip Hop, Improvisation & Freestyle techniques and even, yes yes yes...Tap!

 

Open to ages 8-18 this camp is mandatory for dancers auditioning for Breakthrough, Petite, Junior, Teen or Senior Companies. It is optional for dancers auditioning for Mini Company or Thrive performance company. However, we highly encourage it.

 

This camp is open to all dancers and you do not need to be auditioning to participate! It will be an outstanding week of fun and dance for all of those who attend!

Company Choreography Camps

Choreography camps are exclusive to Company Members of the 2022-2023 competitive season

Camp Dates TBA