Summer 2023 Camps

Young Footliters camps and classes are an exciting, positive, and welcoming place for students of all ages to learn new skills. Lead by experienced teaching artists, each camp is open to students of all experience levels. Click the links below to register for our upcoming offerings. 

Scholarships

Young Footliters believes theatre is for everyone! Scholarships are available, including full-ride scholarships, for families in need. We encourage every student who needs support to request a scholarship! Visit the Scholarship page to learn more and submit the simple form.

Questions?

You can e-mail Young Footliters or call 319.248.9371. We'd be happy to assist you in choosing the right camp or class for your student!

  1. June 2023
  2. July 2023
  3. August 2023

There’s No Business Like Show Business! 

Ages 7-9
June 12–16 at the CCPA Rehearsal Hall
Time: (Session 1) 9:00 am–12:00 pm or (Session 2) 2:00–5:00 pm
Cost: $70 resident. $87.50 non-resident
Scholarships available for any student in need!

Inspired by stories and songs from the golden age of Broadway, our campers explore the powers of their imagination through theatre games, music, and activities. They’ll meet beloved characters and travel to far-off places as they explore the world of make-believe! This program develops creativity, concentration, and confidence.

9:00 am Session - Register Here
2:00 pm Session - Register Here

Footliters Traveling Playhouse: The Vanishing of the Jolly Roger

Ages 7-17
June 12–16 at CCPA
Time: 9:00 am–1:00 pm
Performance June 16 at 6:30 pm
Cost: $165 resident, $195 non-resident.
Scholarships available for any student in need!

Anchors aweigh! When the Jolly Roger vanished into the Bermuda Triangle three hundred years ago, the world thought it was gone for good… until now. Join this swashbuckling pirate crew on an island adventure as they learn what is possible when we work together. 

Designed for students at all levels of theatre experience, campers will audition, rehearse, and perform a musical alongside three professional teaching artists...in one week! The Vanishing of the Jolly Roger is a brand-new production with a script by Katie Colletta and original music by Jason Sifford.

A public performance is held on Friday evening at 6:30 pm. A camp t-shirt and tickets to the final performance are included in your registration. Campers will need to bring a sack lunch and a water bottle each day.

Register Here

Popcorn Players – Actor Detectives

Ages 5-6
June 26–30 at the CCPA Rehearsal Hall
Time: (Session 1) 9:00 am–11:00 am or (Session 2) 1:00–3:00 pm
Cost: $70 resident. $87.50 non-resident
Scholarships available for any student in need!

Exploring what makes a character tick is a job for the Actor Detectives! In this session, students will use their powers of imagination and observation to become a wide variety of characters. Campers will learn about the power of teamwork to tell a story (and solve a mystery!) while building creativity and confidence. 

9:00 am Session - Register Here
1:00 pm Session - Register Here

Footliters Traveling Playhouse: The Vanishing of the Jolly Roger

Ages 7-17
June 26–30 at CCPA
Time: 9:00 am–1:00 pm
Performance June 30 at 6:30 pm
Cost: $165 resident, $195 non-resident.
Scholarships available for any student in need!

Anchors aweigh! When the Jolly Roger vanished into the Bermuda Triangle three hundred years ago, the world thought it was gone for good… until now. Join this swashbuckling pirate crew on an island adventure as they learn what is possible when we work together. 

Designed for students at all levels of theatre experience, campers will audition, rehearse, and perform a musical alongside three professional teaching artists...in one week! The Vanishing of the Jolly Roger is a brand-new production with a script by Katie Colletta and original music by Jason Sifford.

A public performance is held on Friday evening at 6:30 pm. A camp t-shirt and tickets to the final performance are included in your registration. Campers will need to bring a sack lunch and a water bottle each day.

Register Here