Cirque & Dance Camps

Live Camps at our Studio



All camps are 9:00am – 5:00pm with an informal showing on Fridays at 4:00pm – 4:30pm.  Students will take classes in Aerial Silks, Trapeze, Acrobatics, Contemporary Dance, Jazz and Creative Movement.  

Before entering the studio you will be required to sign our Safety First Waiver:

Please note: All students are required to wear a face mask.  Please bring 2 masks each day.

Camps Ages 10+ beginning June 29

July 13

July 20

August 3: Youth Only

All camps have been limited to 8 students due to Covid-19 

Join the waitlist by emailing

$300 per week

10% off for 3 or more weeks

To sign up:

  • Go to our Registration Site:

  • Sign in or create an account

  • From the Main Menu, under Classes and Registration, choose Register for Summer Camps

  • Choose your desired weeks and process payment

EVENING CAMPS (Monday - Friday)

8  - 12 spots Max - Sign up Soon!


In-Person & Virtual Combo Camps

*Until the percentage of cases lowers in Mecklenburg County,
we feel a combination of virtual and in-person is the safest for students and staff.


In-Person & Virtual Combo Camp

July 27 - 31

Camp 1: Silks 1B - 2B w/Sarah

MWF: 5pm - 6:30pm at studio in-person

TTh: 5pm - 6:30pm Virtual Conditioning 

Ages: 10+

To sign up:

  • Go to our Registration Site: VAMP

  • Sign in or create an account

  • From the Main Menu, under Classes and Registration, choose Register for Evening Camps

  • Choose your desired weeks and process payment


General Day Camp Information

For details on COVID-19 requirements, click here.


Be sure to send a healthy lunch, 2 healthy snacks, a refillable water bottle,  and hand sanitizer.


Pick Up/Drop Off

Drop-Off:  Front Door: Please remain socially distanced as you drop-off.  Everyone's temperatures will be checked and we need space to allow that to happen.

Pick-up: Back Door: Drive around to the back of our row of suites and we are in the middle

Medication/Special Needs

If medication is being sent with your child, please provide clearly written instructions for dispensing and in the original container.

If there is anything that you would like us to know about your child/children such as allergies or behavior, please email us prior to the camp start date so our staff can be aware.

What to Wear?

All Campers required to wear a face mask.  Please bring 2 each day.

Any of the following is appropriate.  It is up to the comfort level of your child/children.

·         Leotard and tights (footless)/leggings/bike shorts

·         Ballet shoes and jazz shoes (if you don't have them, socks are OK)

·         Hair pulled back neatly out of their eyes.  Ponytails are great!


What NOT to Wear.

·         Jewelry (small stud earrings are fine) and watches

·         Long finger or toe nails (it tears the silks)

·         No baggie t-shirts or running/gym shorts



We want to make sure all students have a fun experience.  We expect students to follow instructions of the teachers and treat other students with respect.  They are also expected to participate in all activities to the best of their ability.

COVID-19 Refund/Cancellation Policy


Due to these uncertain times that we live in due to COVID-19, we have adjusted our refund policy.  If you feel unsafe sending your child to our camp, below are your refund and cancellation options:


2 Weeks Notice: Full Refund of Tuition

Less than 2 Weeks Notice: 30% Refund of Tuition

During Camp: No refund.


If you do cancel and financially are able, we would like for you to consider donating your tuition to our Resilience Fund.  


Know that we are limiting our space in our camps significantly.  Once you cancel, someone else might take your child’s space.  


Camp Class Descriptions: 

Aerial Silks:  This class will cater directly to the aerial level of the students within the class. Students will engage in proper warm-up and stretch before training either on a sling or silk apparatus. Instructors will teach skills and exercises based on current skill level.

Ballet:  Learn the fundamentals of classical ballet. Class will focus on basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, French terminology and musicality. Students will focus on both barre and center work. The intricacy and extent of training will depend on the student’s level.

Circus: This is a more generalized class focusing on multiple areas of fun circus training! Class will cover technique, movement, skills, warm up and stretch, terminology, and more.

Contemporary Dance:  This dance class allows students to explore and understand how their own bodies move while gaining an understanding of contemporary vocabulary and how it is similar, yet different, then classical ballet. Students will develop body control as well as freedom of movement.

Dance: Classes include a variety of styles and movement. Focus lands on: warm up and stretch, technique, choreography, movement, strength, endurance, terminology, memorization, and more. Students will have the ability to learn in more than one style of dance during the class time, and analyze how the different styles move and work together. 

Deep Stretch: Deep Stretch takes you through full-body, intense stretching. The class starts with a proper, more involved warm up to better prep the body for deeper stretching than normal. Exercises and stretches can be modified for different ability levels. This class also focuses on balance, strength, technique, and endurance.

Hand-balancing: Learn and develop the muscles used for inverted balancing. This class will train students on proper alignment and technique during handstands and other balances. The class will also teach proper warm-up and cool-down for shoulder stretching and strengthening. Students will perform exercises both on the floor and on hand balancing canes.

Hip – Hop: Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing and breaking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. Hip hop dance class includes upper and lower body conditioning as well as a warm-up to help prepare students for more intense movements.

Juggling: Our instructors teach you how to keep those scarves, balls, feathers, rings and clubs in the air, all in a fun, low-pressure environment. Build hand-eye coordination and rhythm through proper technique, practice and juggling games. Students of all skill levels are welcome and encouraged to join. Come learn this cornerstone art of circus and clowning!

Trapeze: Comprised of a steel bar with two rope attachments on either side, the trapeze will have you spinning, swinging, and flying! Unlike the circus flying trapeze, however, aerial dance trapeze uses movements such as balances, contortions, drops, and swings. Introductory students learn similar skills to that of an aerial sling.

If you have any questions, feel free to email anytime.

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Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center
9315-E Monroe Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28270

Phone: 704.844.0449