Summer Camp: Camp Touchstone (Ages 8-12)

July 17-28, 2023
Mondays-Fridays, 9a-2p (with a performance for family/friends on Friday, July 28th @ 7pm)

REGISTRATION:  Early Bird Registration (10% discount) begins February 15th and ends April 15th.

Unleash your creativity at Camp Touchstone! Let your imagination run wild under the bright lights of the Touchstone stage while you learn about the magic of performance from professional theatre-makers. We focus on empowering campers through discovering the delight of play, the power of their own imagination and creative self-expression. Using theatre as a launching point, our campers learn to embrace who they are and follow their passions to develop their own distinctive voice. With games, activities, crafts, chill-out time, and more, this day camp allows participants to meet new friends and express their growing sense of self in a safe, playful, fun-filled environment. Take the plunge and discover the whole new world of possibilities that await you at Camp Touchstone!

A Day in the Life of Camp Touchstone

Morning – 

  • Warm Up & Theatre Games – centered on increasing focus, communicating ideas, building connections and trust, and most importantly having fun!
  • Large Group Activities – teaching basic ideas around performing and creating theatre. Examples include improvisation, character creation, dialogue/monologue, conflict, design, etc.
  • Snack Time – provided by Touchstone.
  • Small Group Activities – a chance for the campers to create their own performances! Our teachers guide them through creating scenes and elements that will be incorporated into the final performance.

Break Time – 

  • Lunch – campers will bring their own lunches.
  • Chill Out – a chance for introspection and time to relax and reflect on what they have learned today.

Afternoon – 

  • Crafts – students create and build things with their own hands. An exploration into other forms of creative self-expression, with some practical applications for the final performance.
  • Games and Closing – ending the day with a bang! A return to the games the campers love most, leaving them excited to come back for more the next day.

*Limited financial aid is available for families with demonstrated financial need. Contact Education Director, Mary Wright, for more info.