Summer Camps 2018

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Prices and Discounts

Rates
After Apr 1 Dec 30-Apr 1 By Dec 30
Discount
No Discount 5% off 10% off
Weekly rate
$290/week $275.50/week $261/week

Payment Options

  1. Pay in full at time of registration.  You may be eligible for early registration discounts.
  2. Pay 30% of total fee at time of registration.  Credit card info must be provided on the registration form.  Any unpaid balance will be charged to the card 2 Fridays prior to the start of each week of camp.  Initial deposits are fully refundable the end of the first day of camp.

Discounts & Prorating

  • Early Registration Discounts: Depending on date of registration.  Must pay in full to be eligible for the discount.
  • Family Discount: Receive a 10% discount when you have two or more campers attending the same weeks.
  • Military Discount: Receive 10% off when you provide proof of past or present military service.
  • Week of July 4: Weekly fees will be prorated $50.

 

General Information For All Summer Camps

FREE Expanded Supervision

UMDGC staff will supervise campers while they play card and board games, watch a G- or age-appropriate PG-rated movie, watch child-appropriate TV programming, relax, or bring their own activity.

General Schedule

  • 8:15-9:30a: FREE Expanded Drop-off.
  • 9:30-1:45p: Dance, cheer, tumbling, and gymnastics activities with a 10-minute snack break and 25-minute lunch break.
  • 1:45-3:45p: Three afternoon activities. Options may include arts & crafts, martial arts, dance, tricking, ninja warrior course, outdoor activities, cheerleading, parkour, and gymnastics workouts. Campers who are ages 10+ may select their afternoon activities from the options given.  Gymnastics team, higher level tumbling, and UMAS Cheer camps will have strength, conditioning, flexibility, and additional training.  
  • 3:45-4:15p: Open workout in the gym.
  • 4:15-5:30p: FREE Expanded Pick-up.

Attendance Policies

  • Sign-In: All campers must check-in at the front desk each day; parents do not have to come in if a UMDGC registration form has previously been completed and submitted.
  • Sign-Out: An adult listed under Emergency Contacts must provide a signature when signing out a camper. If there is a change to the normal pick-up procedure, please let UMDGC know.
  • Late Pick-up Fee: $5 per carload will be charged for each 5-minute period starting at 5:31p (i.e. 5:31p-5:35p; 5:36p-5:40p). The fee must be paid in full before participating in future camps.
  • Missed Camp Days:  There are no make-ups, refunds, or credits.

Snack and Lunch

  • Snack time: Bring a beverage and a healthy snack.
  • Lunch: Bring a bagged lunch and beverage with the camper’s name on it, along with all necessary utensils.
  • No glass:  Campers walk around barefooted.
  • Supervision:  UMDGC staff will only enforce eating plans that are supplied by a health care professional.  Due to food allergies, UMDGC does not permit sharing of food.  If the camper has a severe food allergy, please notify the staff to set-up special eating arrangements.  
  • UMDGC does not supply: Food, drinks, utensils, microwaves, or refrigerators.

 

Camps at UMAS

A new cheerleading and tumbling location (UMAS) is scheduled to open directly across the street from UMDGC in 2018.  The instruction portion of tumbling and cheerleading camps will be held at UMAS.  When switching locations, campers will be escorted by the tumbling and cheerleading staff.

 
UMAS
Skills Camp
TUMBLING
Not staying for
extended tumbling
TUMBLING
Staying for
extended tumbling
UMDGC Drop-off
8:15a-9:30a
8:15a-9:30a
8:15a-9:30a
UMAS Drop-off
& Pick-up
9:40a-3:35p
9:40a-1:35p
9:40a-2:55p
UMDGC Pick-up
3:45p-5:30p
1:45p-5:30p
3:05p-5:30p

 

Camper Rules

For the safety of the campers and productivity of the camp, UMDGC reserves the right to discipline campers if they do not follow the following rules, rules posted in UMDGC, and/or common classroom etiquette.  Discipline may include, but is not limited to, verbal warning, timeout, meeting with parents, and suspension or expulsion from camp.  The discipline will be based on the incident’s severity, and the camper’s past history and special conditions.  Decisions of UMDGC’s staff are final.

  • Campers must follow the directions of UMDGC staff.
  • Campers must remain with their group at all times when in the gym and studios.
  • Notify a staff member immediately of all injuries or problems.
  • Gum, food, and drinks other than water are prohibited in the studios and gym.
  • Campers are expected to participate in all activities or must sit in the lobby for the remainder of the rotation.
  • Campers are expected to behave in an appropriate manner and show respect to others.
  • Campers may not touch other campers without coach/instructor permission.
  • UMDGC is not responsible for damaged, stolen, lost, or misplaced property and money.  Bring at your own risk and keep in your bag or check it in at the front desk.
  • Proper attire is essential for the safety of the camper and staff.  Those not dressed correctly will not be permitted to participate.
  • Cell phone usage between 9:30a and 4:15p is forbidden and phone will be confiscated until sign-out.  All “official” calls will be made from the UMDGC phones, unless it is because UMDGC has lost utilities.

 

 

General Dance Info

ADDITIONAL DANCE CAMP OPTIONS WILL BE RELEASED IN 2018.  Dance camps include studio time and dance instruction as well as crafts, afternoon activities and open gym.  Campers requiring shoes must be sized one week prior to the start of camp.  Tap shoes may be rented for $10 per week.  
Ratio:
12 dancers per instructor.  Minimum of 4 campers required per week.  
Attire:
Leotard and tights, or leggings with t-shirt.

American Girl

Bring your favorite doll and enjoy a camp that will explore and celebrate all things American Girl.  Campers will enjoy crafts and dance games centered around their doll.  Campers will learn about different dolls and their origins as well. 
Note: Any doll can be brought to camp.  Please make sure camper’s name is on the doll. 
Dance styles:
  Ballet and jazz. 
Prerequisite:
Girls ages 6-11. 
Shoes:  Bare feet, ballet shoes, or jazz shoes. 
Week:
  Jul 2-Jul 6.

Contemporary & Jazz

Come explore these amazing, creative, and expressive styles of dance! Learn how to tell a story through movement and technique such as turns and jumps!  
Prerequisite:  Coed ages 8 & up. 
Shoes:
  Bare feet or jazz shoes. 
Week:
  Aug 6-Aug 10.

Hamilton

Inspired by the smash hit Broadway musical!  Take a trip back to the 18th century with this camp and walk into the Revolutionary War through the perspective of Alexander Hamilton.  Dance to the rap and hip-hop inspired lyrics of songs like “Wait for it” and “You’ll be back”!  This camp will leave you “Satisfied” and there’s no way you’ll be able to “Say No to This”!  
Dance styles:
  Contemporary, jazz and hip hop.  
Prerequisite:  Coed ages 9 & up. 
Attire:
  Bare feet or jazz shoes. 
Week: 
Jul 9-Jul 13. 

Katy Perry 

You’ll be “Chained to the Rhythm” of this dance camp inspired by the pop icon Katy Perry.  Dance to new hits like “Feels” and classic hits like “Roar” and “California Gurls”.  We will also create unique fashionable crafts.  Like Katy Perry herself, this camp is sure to be fun and fabulous! 
Dance styles:
  Jazz.  
Prerequisite:
  Coed ages 8 & up.  
Attire:
  Bare feet or jazz shoes.  
Week:
  Jul 30-Aug 3.

Meghan Trainor

Learn routines to Meghan’s most popular music!  A new style will be taught each day.  Campers will also create fun art projects to celebrate this amazing pop star! 
Dance styles:  Contemporary, jazz, and hip-hop.
 Prerequisite: Coed ages 6 & up.  
Attire:
  Bare feet, ballet shoes, or jazz shoes. 
Week:
  Jul 16-Jul 20.

Moana

Mahalo!  Spend a week dancing to all the music of Moana. Enjoy Polynesian-themed crafts and summer fun with grass skirts, sea shells, and so much more! Come and explore "How Far You'll Go" at Moana dance camp. 
Dance styles:
  Ballet and jazz. 
Prerequisite:  Coed ages 5-8.  
Attire:
  Bare feet, ballet shoes, or jazz shoes. 
Week:  Jul 23-Jul 27.

Taylor Swift

Are you "Ready for It"... The return of Taylor Swift camp!  Learn combinations to Taylor's newest songs as well as the classics.  A new style will be introduced each day.  Campers will also create fun art projects to celebrate this great pop star with local roots! 
Dance styles:
  Contemporary, hip-hop, and jazz. 
Prerequisite:  Coed ages 7 & up. 
Attire: 
Bare feet, ballet shoes, or jazz shoes. 
Weeks:  Jun 25-Jun 29, Aug 13-Aug 17.


 

 

Beginner Gymnastics (UMDGC Levels 0-2)

Ideal for first-time gymnasts and those preparing for team.  Campers will receive instruction on all of the gymnastics equipment, including trampoline and tumbltrak.  Campers are divided into groups based upon gender, level, and/or age when appropriate.  
Prerequisites: Coed ages 5 & up.
Attire: Non-restrictive, athletic clothes.  Bare feet.  
Ratio: 6-8 gymnasts per instructor. 
Weeks: All 10 weeks.

Team, Preteam, & Topaz

An intense workout designed to prepare the gymnast for the next competitive season.  Schedule includes morning event workouts, tumbltrak and trampoline in the afternoons, required daily flexibility and strength, opportunity to participate in one afternoon activity or take an extended break, daily open workout, and special team only activities.  
Boys: Boys levels 2-6.  Athletic shorts and t-shirt.  Bare feet.  Bring sweat pants or competition pants each day.  
Girls: Open to all girls and Xcel team members and members of UMDGC’s girls preteam and Topaz programs.  Leotard required.  Spandex/velvet shorts permitted.  Bare feet.  
Ratio:
8-10 gymnasts per instructor. 
Weeks: All 10 weeks.

 

Perfect for those looking to learn or perfect tumbling skills.  Progressive instruction will be provided on the spring floor, airfloor, tumbltrak, and trampolines.  Some front tumbling will be included.  Campers are divided into groups based upon level and/or age when appropriate and staffing permits.  Beginner 1 & Beginner 2 tumblers will focus on rolls, cartwheels, roundoffs, and back handsprings, while intermediate tumblers will work on running tumbling and back tucks.  Advanced to Master tumblers will work on layouts, twisting, whips, and Arabians.  Gymnasts that can do a running back tuck will have the opportunity for additional training in the afternoon instead of afternoon activities.  
Prerequisites:
Coed ages 7 & up.  
Attire:
Non-restrictive, athletic clothing.  Bare feet; or clean, dry cheerleading shoes.  
Ratio: 6-10 tumblers per instructor.   
Weeks:
  All 10 weeks.

Camps at UMAS

A new cheerleading and tumbling location (UMAS) is scheduled to open directly across the street from UMDGC in 2018.  The instruction portion of tumbling and cheerleading camps will be held at UMAS.  When switching locations, campers will be escorted by the tumbling and cheerleading staff.

 
UMAS
Skills Camp
TUMBLING
Not staying for
extended tumbling
TUMBLING
Staying for
extended tumbling
UMDGC Drop-off
8:15a-9:30a
8:15a-9:30a
8:15a-9:30a
UMAS Drop-off
& Pick-up
9:40a-3:35p
9:40a-1:35p
9:40a-2:55p
UMDGC Pick-up
3:45p-5:30p
1:45p-5:30p
3:05p-5:30p

 

UMAS will be holding mandatory skills camps for cheerleaders placed on level 2 & higher UMAS teams.  Following evaluations and placements, each team will be assigned a week of practice during the second half of the summer, with cheerleaders attending Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday. 
Registration: The fee for the camp will be included in the 2017-18 competition fees and is non-refundable.  Cheerleaders are automatically enrolled; they do not need to register for the skills camp. UMAS cheerleaders already enrolled in another UMDGC camp will automatically be credited the daily fee for the normal UMDGC camp andare permitted to attend the UMDGC camp on days the cheerleader is not attending the UMAS Skill Camp.
Prerequisite:
  Cheerleaders placed on level 2 or higher UMAS teams.  
Attire:  UMAS staff will notify you of the practice attire to wear to camp.  

Camps at UMAS

A new cheerleading and tumbling location (UMAS) is scheduled to open directly across the street from UMDGC in 2018.  The instruction portion of tumbling and cheerleading camps will be held at UMAS.  When switching locations, campers will be escorted by the tumbling and cheerleading staff.

 
UMAS
Skills Camp
TUMBLING
Not staying for
extended tumbling
TUMBLING
Staying for
extended tumbling
UMDGC Drop-off
8:15a-9:30a
8:15a-9:30a
8:15a-9:30a
UMAS Drop-off
& Pick-up
9:40a-3:35p
9:40a-1:35p
9:40a-2:55p
UMDGC Pick-up
3:45p-5:30p
1:45p-5:30p
3:05p-5:30p

All online registrations must be paid in full.
If you wish to use the 30% deposit method, you must register through the front desk of UMDGC
as a credit card number must be supplied with your registration form.

Dates Camp Types & Requirements Requirements
Register Online
Prorating and discount amounts will be refunded
once the registration is processed by UMDGC.
Jun 11-
Jun 15
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Jun 11-Jun 15 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Jun 18-
Jun 22
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Jun 18-Jun 22 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Jun 25-
Jun 29
Dance - Taylor Swift Coed ages y7 & up
Jun 25-Jun 29 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up


Jul 2-
Jul 6

No Camp Jul 4
Dance - American Girl Girls ages 6-11
Jul 2-Jul 6 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Jul 9-
Jul 13
Dance - Hamilton Coed ages 9 & up
Jul 9-Jul 13 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Jul 16-
Jul 20
Dance - Meghan Trainor Coed ages 6 & up
Jul 16-Jul 20 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Jul 23-
Jul 27
Dance - Moana Coed ages 5-8
Jul 23-Jul 27 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Jul 30-
Aug 3
Dance - Katy Perry Coed ages 8 & up
Jul 30-Aug 3 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Aug 6-
Aug 10
Dance - Jazz & Contemporary Coed ages 8 & up
Aug 6-Aug 10 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up
Aug 13-
Aug 17
Dance - Taylor Swift Coed ages 7 & up
Aug 13-Aug 17 Camp Options
UMDGC Credits? We'll refund the total
Camper's Name & Birthday
Discounts & Special Requests
Gym - Levels 0-2 Coed ages 5 & up
Gym - Boys Team & Preteam Boys level 2-6
Gym - Girls Team, Xcel, Preteam, & Topaz Girls level 2+
Tumbling - Beginner to Master Coed ages 7 & up