Beginner Summer Sessions

Havilah Dance Company offers a range of beginner summer sessions and classes for students ages 2 through 10 years old who are looking to to learn dance and have fun this summer!

June Summer Sessions

Mermaids & Sharks Dance & Fun Camp (Ages 3-6)

Join us for an underwater adventure into the world of beautiful Mermaids and thrilling Sharks. This dance and fun camp with a water fantasy theme will spark creativity in your little one through games, crafts and explorative movement to discover their inner mermaid and/or shark! Students will be introduced to beginner lyrical and jazz movement using the inspiration of fantastic sea creatures and visualization. Dancers will learn stretches, leaps, ballet placement, choreography, and improvisation and will be able to unleash their own innovative movement. They will participate in crafts and other themed activities that will take them into character, such as seashell crowns, shark fins, and will have fun themed snacks – that dancers will be able to make themselves – as well as participate in exciting outdoor activities including water play!

  • Monday, June 3rd, Wednesday, June 5th and Friday, June 7th from 9:30am-12:30pm
  • $125 for all 3 days if registered / $50 nonrefundable deposit holds your spot, payment due in full by first day of camp
  • Please bring a beach towel (on Friday), ballet shoes (if you have them), water bottle. Please wear comfy clothes that you can move in! Don’t forget your sunscreen!
  • Please make sure to let the HDC staff know if your child has any dietary restrictions

Tiny Tot Hip Hop & Tumble (Ages 3-5)

This introductory 3-week session combines the fundamentals of basic muscle control with the latest hip hop moves! Students will be introduced to choreography and learn how to direct power and isolation to different parts of the body, as well as learn how to channel the attitude of the (age appropriate) music. They will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility. Students will also work on basic tumbling progressions: forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, handstand drills, cartwheels, and round-offs.

  • Tuesday, June 4th, Tuesday, June 11th and Tuesday, June 18th from 4:30-5:30pm
  • $60 for all 3 classes
  • Recommended for dancers who are beginner through 2 years of experience

Beginner Hip Hop I (Ages 6-8)

This introductory 3-class session combines the fundamentals of basic muscle control with the latest hip hop moves! Students will be introduced to choreography and learn how to direct power and isolation to different parts of the body, as well as learn how to channel the attitude of the (age appropriate) music. They will increase in coordination, rhythm, and flexibility.
• Tuesday, June 4th, Tuesday, June 11th and Tuesday, June 18th from 5:00-5:45pm
• Recommended for dancers who are beginner to 2 years of experience

Beginner Ballet & Lyrical (Ages 4-7)

This introductory 4-class session builds on the foundation of ballet with fun lyrical movement. Students will learn how to move their body fluidly and express emotion through movement. Students will work on combining this movement with ballet technique; and will be introduced to pirouettes, leaps, and extensions.

  • Mondays, June 3rd, Wednesday, June 5th, Monday, June 10th and Wednesday, June 12th from 5:00-6:00pm
  • $70 for all 4 classes. Additional $5 off for each additional student that you refer or bring to camp!
  • Recommended for dancers who are beginner through 3 years of experience

Beginner/Intermediate Tumbling (Ages 5-8)

Students will work on basic tumbling progressions: forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, handstand drills, cartwheels, and round-offs. For students who are advancing quickly, they will begin to focus on more challenging tumbling skills such as back walkovers and multiple cartwheels. We will focus a great deal on flexibility and gain a deeper understanding of the role flexibility plays in dance and acrobatics.

  • Saturday, June 1st, Sunday, June 8th and Saturday, June 15th from 10:45-11:30am
  • $50 for all 3 classes
  • Recommended for dancers who are beginner through 3 years of experience and who are working on mastering the skills listed above

July Summer Sessions

Beginner Candy Land Dance & Fun Camp (Ages 3-6)

Get ready for a sweet ride down Candy Land Lane with our exciting and innovative dance camp for beginners. This fun-filled camp will get your dancer up and moving while using the inspiration and creativity of the game Candy Land. Dancers will be introduced to beginner stretches, leaps, ballet placements, choreography, improvisation as well as creative movement. They will participate in arts and crafts – such as making giant lollipops, fun-themed snacks, and an interactive live game of Candy Land using movement to get to Candy Castle. You child will have a blast exploring the different stops along the route of Candy Land!

  • Monday, July 8th, Wednesday, July 10th and Friday, July 12th from 9:30am-12:30pm
  • $125 / EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $105 for all 3 days if registered by June 1st / $50 nonrefundable deposit holds your spot, payment due in full by first day of camp
  • Please bring water bottle, wear comfy clothes that you can move in, and don’t forget your sunscreen!
  • Please make sure to let the HDC staff know if your child has any dietary restrictions

Beginner/Intermediate Hip Hop N Rock Dance & Fun Camp (Ages 5-8)

Are you ready to Rock N Roll? Come be a part of our exclusive VIP group as we get ready to take the stage on tour! This original camp is designed to inspire the inner STAR in your dancer using fun & exciting music along hip hop and Jazz Funk dance styles. Dancers will be introduced to isolations of the body, fundamentals of basic muscle control, improvisation, power of movement, coordination, performance skills and confidence! We will use arts and crafts to get ready for our big debut – including making microphones and paper guitars to spark you dancers creativity and imagination. They will learn choreography and a little karaoke to put on a fun little show during the last part of our final day. So come and rock out with the HDC staff!

  • Monday, July 15th, Tuesday, July 16th, and Wednesday, July 17th from noon-2:30pm
  • $115 for all three days
  • Please bring water bottle, wear comfy clothes that you can move in, and don’t forget your sunscreen!
  • Please make sure to let the HDC staff know if your child has any dietary restrictions