Looking for something unique to do this summer? Northern Plains Dance offers a wide variety of summer camps and workshops for all ages and interests. Taught by an outstanding summer faculty, our camps offer a unique alternative to traditional summer activities for children and adults.

In addition to dance class, each children’s camp features crafts, story time, games, and a special opportunity to perform for friends and family on the last day of camp, creating those summer memories that last a lifetime. Whether they’re into princesses, pop stars, or bugs, children will find a camp that is tailored to their personality.

Adults won’t feel left out of the fun this summer at Northern Plains Dance. Our popular Wedding Dance Workshop is back for June and July, and we are excited to introduce three boot camp-style dance workshops for adults. The Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Modern Boot Camps are workshops designed for beginner to intermediate level adults. Take one, or take them all!

 

Camps for Ages 3-4

Doc McStuffins Dance Camp - June 6-8 | 9:45-11:15am
Doc needs your help to help the stuffed animals feel better! Bring your best furry friend to Doc’s office where you will create your own magic stethoscope to fix all the stuffed animals. Invite your friends and family to a special performance at the end of camp.

Be a Ballerina Like Angelina - June 20-22 | 10:00-11:30am
Do you want to be just like Angelina Ballerina? You “absolutely, positively” can as you to plie and pirouette with exuberance, and decorate your mouse ears! Dress up and twirl in Angelina’s special performance at the end of the camp.  

Tinker Bell's Pixie Dust Dance Camp - June 27-29 | 9:45-11:15am
Come help Tinker Bell spread pixie dust and earn your fairy wings. Journey to NeverLand and perform in Tinker Bell’s special fairy performance on the last day of camp. Tinker Bell’s helpers keep their decorated wands and wings so that they can spread pixie dust all year long!

Little Mermaid's Under the Sea Dance Camp - July 11-13 | 9:45-11:15am
Join the Little Mermaid and her friends under the sea! Experience the classic fairy tale through movement, music, and crafts. At the end of camp, make a splash in a performance for your friends and family.

Frozen Dance Camp - July 18-20 | 9:45-11:15am
Find out what snowmen do in summer in this Frozen adventure. Dance your way to Elsa’s ice castle and decorate your own cape just like Anna’s. “Let it Go” as you show your magical abilities in a performance for your friends and family at the end of camp.

Princess Tea Party Dance Camp - July 25-27 | 9:45-11:15am
Once upon a time… Come dressed as your favorite princess and dance with all your princess friends. Embellish your enchanted tiara and learn to dance like Cinderella, Aurora, and Belle. We cordially invite your friends and family to a magical princess tea party to see you perform at the end of camp.

Elena of Avalor Dance Camp - August 1-3 | 9:45-11:15am
Can't get enough of Elena of Avalor? This this camp is perfect for you! Journey to Avalor where you can celebrate Elena's freedom from the amulet by learning new dance moves, and decorating a royal sceptre of your very own. Show your friends and family everything you learned in a performance on the last day of camp.

A Bug's Life Dance Camp - August 8-10 | 9:45-11:15am
Boogie with the butterflies, laugh with the ladybugs, dance with the dragonflies. You will transform into a bug as you journey to a world beyond your backyard in this three-day camp. 

Belle's Ballet Camp - August 15-17 | 9:45-11:15am
Be the Belle of the ball when you take this magical camp. Learn to plie, tendu, and jete with all the grace and beauty of everyone's favorite bookworm princess. All of Belle's ballerinas will perofrm for their friends and family on the last day of camp.

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Camps for Ages 4-5

  

Belle's Ballet Camp - June 6-8 | 10:00-11:30am
Be the Belle of the ball when you take this magical camp. Learn to plie, tendu, and jete with all the grace and beauty of everyone's favorite bookworm princess. All of Belle's ballerinas will perofrm for their friends and family on the last day of camp.

Zootopia Dance Camp - June 13-15 | 10:00-11:30am
Join us in Zootopia for this wild adventure. You'll be on the case like Judy and Nick as you learn new dance moves and create your own animal mask and decorate your police badge. Invite your human friends to see your moves on the last day of camp.

Frozen Dance Camp - June 27-29 | 10:00-11:30am
Find out what snowmen do in summer in this Frozen adventure. Dance your way to Elsa’s ice castle and decorate your own cape just like Anna’s. “Let it Go” as you show your magical abilities in a performance for your friends and family at the end of camp.

Trolls Dance Camp - July 11-13 | 10:00-11:30am
Color your world in this adventurous Trolls camp. Dance your heart out like Princess Poppy, as you help to spread happiness and joy. Trolls Dance Camp wouldn't be complete without fabulous troll hair of your very own, and a performance on the last day of camp for your friends and family.

Little Mermaid's Under the Sea Dance Camp - July 18-20 | 10:00-11:30am
Join the Little Mermaid and her friends under the sea! Experience the classic fairy tale through movement, music, and crafts. At the end of camp, make a splash in a performance for your friends and family.

Finding Dory Dance Camp - July 25-27 | 10:00-11:30
Come to this under water camp that even Dory won’t forget. Join Nemo, Marlin, and the rest of the gang as you create your fish tail and swim the ocean to find Dory’s family. Don’t forget to invite them to a special performance with your fish friends at the end of camp.

Rapunzel's Tangled Dance Camp - August 1-3 | 10:00-11:30am
Let down your hair! Rapunzel is down from her tower and ready to dance. Untangle the magic as you brush up on your dance steps. Invite your friends and family to the Festival of Lights on the last day of camp to see your magical Rapunzel braid and your special performance. 

Tinker Bell's Pixie Dust Dance Camp - August 8-10 | 10:00-11:30am
Come help Tinker Bell spread pixie dust and earn your fairy wings. Journey to NeverLand and perform in Tinker Bell’s special fairy performance on the last day of camp. Tinker Bell’s helpers keep their decorated wands and wings so that they can spread pixie dust all year long!

Little Rockstar Dance Camp - August 15-17 | 10:00-11:30am
Dance your heart out to all the latest hits! Discover the hottest dance steps, make your own rockstar accessories, and learn a routine to perform on the last day of camp. If you are a little rockstar, you can’t miss this! 

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Camps for Ages 5-8

Ever After High Dance Camp - June 6-8 | 10:15-11:45am
Come to this enchanted camp to find your happily ever after. It’s Royals vs. Rebels as you learn new dance moves and hang out with your fairytale friends. Your family is invited to a performance on the last day of camp to see that your moves are the fairest of them all. 

Belle's Ballet Camp - June 6-8 | 12:30-2:00pm
Be the Belle of the ball when you take this magical camp. Learn to plie, tendu, and jete with all the grace and beauty of everyone's favorite bookworm princess. All of Belle's ballerinas will perofrm for their friends and family on the last day of camp.
 
Frozen Dance Camp - June 13-15 | 12:45-2:15pm
Find out what snowmen do in summer in this Frozen adventure. Dance your way to Elsa’s ice castle and decorate your own cape just like Anna’s. “Let it Go” as you show your magical abilities in a performance for your friends and family at the end of camp.

Descen(dance) Camp - June 20-22 | 12:45-2:15pm
Journey to Auradon Prep with your friends Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos for this magical Descendants adventure. Keep those villains at bay with your very own wand. Invite your parents (as long as they're not evil) and family to see the dance party at the end of camp.

Big Top Circus Dance Camp - June 27-29 | 10:15-11:45am
Step right up and be part of the greatest show on earth! Show family and friends your new circus tricks in a spectacular performance on the last day of camp. Big Top Circus Dance Camp is a three-ring event with dance class, basic acrobatics, and time to create your own circus props.
 
Rapunzel's Tangled Dance Camp - July 11-13 | 12:30-2:00pm
Let down your hair! Rapunzel is down from her tower and ready to dance. Untangle the magic as you brush up on your dance steps. Invite your friends and family to the Festival of Lights on the last day of camp to see your magical Rapunzel braid and your special performance. 
 
Little Rockstar Dance Camp - July 18-20 | 10:15-11:45am
Dance your heart out to all the latest hits! Discover the hottest dance steps, make your own rockstar accessories, and learn a routine to perform on the last day of camp. If you are a little rockstar, you can’t miss this! 

Alice's Adventure Dance Camp - July 18-20 | 12:30-2:00pm
This camp keeps geting curiouser and curiouser. Journey to Wonderland, where you will dance like the strange and wonderful characters of the classic story. You will even make your own “mad hat” to wear for the performance at the end of camp.
 
Little Mermaid's Under the Sea Dance Camp - July 25-27 | 10:15-11:45am
Join the Little Mermaid and her friends under the sea! Experience the classic fairy tale through movement, music, and crafts. At the end of camp, make a splash in a performance for your friends and family.

Trolls Dance Camp - August 1-3 | 10:15-11:45am
Color your world in this adventurous Trolls camp. Dance your heart out like Princess Poppy, as you help to spread happiness and joy. Trolls Dance Camp wouldn't be complete without fabulous troll hair of your very own, and a perforamnce on the last day of camp for your friends and family.

American Girl Dance Camp - August 8-10 | 10:15-11:45am
Follow your inner star to this American Girl adventure. Create matching tutus for you and your doll as you learn dances from the places, times, and stories of the American Girls. Show off your style for your friends and family at a performance at the end of camp.
 
Finding Dory Dance Camp - August 8-10 | 12:30-2:00pm
Come to this underwater camp that even Dory won't forget. Join Nemo, Marlin, and the rest of the gang as you create your fish tail and swim the ocean to find Dory's family. Don't forget to invite them to a special performance with your fish friends at the end of camp.
 
FULL - Moana Dance Camp - August 15-17 | 10:15-11:45am
Answer the ocean's call and see Maui to set things right. Navigate to this Polynesian paradise, where you will create your own fashions and learn dance moves to capture the Heart of Te Fiti. Invite your friends and family to a luau-style performance on the last day of camp.

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Camps for Ages 8-11

Alice's Adventure Dance Camp - July 6-8 | 12:45-2:15pm
This camp keeps geting curiouser and curiouser. Journey to Wonderland, where you will dance like the strange and wonderful characters of the classic story. You will even make your own “mad hat” to wear for the performance at the end of camp.

Nutcracker Camp - June 13-15 | 1:00-2:30pm
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to perform in The Nutcracker? Learn dances from the scenes of the spectacular holdiay ballet. Live Clara's magical story through dance and crafts and share the beauty in your performance on the last day of camp.

No Girls Allowed - A Boys-ONLY Introductory Class - June 13-15 | 2:30-3:30pm
Superman isn't the only one who can fly. Led by guest faculty member, Adam Holms, this workshop is an introduction to the art of ballet for boys ages 8-11 with limited or no previous dance experience. In this boys-only class, learn the strength, coordination, and athleticism necessary for dancers, without feeling self-consious.

Star Wars Dance Camp - June 20-22 | 1:00-2:30pm
Use the force to get to this intergallactic camp where you will discover Jedi dance moves and create a light sabre to bring into battle. Your friends and family can journey to planet Earth to see your performance on the last day of camp.

Pop Star Dance Camp - June 27-29 | 12:45-2:15pm
Step into the limelight as you “Shake it Off” with your favorite pop stars. Dance to hits like “Sorry,” “Same Old Love,” and “Stitches” in this energetic camp. Show your friends and family your new moves in a performance at the end of camp.

Story Time Ballet Camp - July 11-13 | 10:15-11:45am
Lights, camera, action! Create a story as a group, choosing music, set design, costumes, and choreography for your very own production. Imagination and movement combine for the performance at the conclusion of camp. 

Work of Art Dance Camp - July 11-13 | 12:45-2:15pm
What inspires you? With the help of Ali LaRock, explore visual art and movement as you create interactive pieces with paint, paper, and fabric. Show your friends and family your masterpiece in a performance at the end of camp.

Moana Dance Camp - July 18-20 | 12:45-2:15pm
Answer the ocean's call and seek Maui to set things right. Navigate to this Polynesian paradise, where you will create your own fashions and learn dance moves to capture the Heart of Te Fiti. Invite your friends and family to a luau-style performance on the last day of camp.

American Girl Dance Camp - July 25-27 | 12:45-2:15pm
Follow your inner star to this American Girl adventure. Create matching tutus for you and your doll as you learn dances from the places, times, and stories of the American Girls. Show off your style for your friends and family at a performance at the end of camp. 

Descen(dance) Camp - August 1-3 | 12:45-2:15pm
Journey to Auradon Prep with your friends Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos for this magical Descendants adventure. Keep those villains at bay with your very own wand. Invite your parents (as long as they're not evil) and family to see the dance party at the end of camp.

Break it Down: Hip Hop Dance Camp - August 8-10 | 12:45-2:15pm
Show off your swagger. Come with energy and ideas for a fun camp that’s bursting with style. Learn how to pop and lock, do the dougie, and more. Show off your skills for your friends and family in a free-style performance on the last day of camp. 

Ever After High Dance Camp - August 15-17 | 12:45-2:15pm
Come to this enchanted high school world to find your happily ever after. It’s Royals vs. Rebels as you learn new dance moves and hang out with your Ever After High friends. Your family is invited to a performance on the last day of camp to see that your moves are the fairest of them all. 

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Adult Workshops

Wedding Dance Workshop - Thursdays, June 1-22 or Tuesdays, July 11- August 1 | 6:00-7:00pm
Do you have an event coming up where you might need to dance? Whether it's a wedding, party, or you just want to brush up on your skills, this crash course is an easy way to learn. Covering waltz, swing, salsa, and two-step, our four-week event will get you dance floor ready. Individuals and couples welcome.

Ballet Boot Camp - Mondays, June 5-26 or Wednesdays, July 5-26 | 5:30-6:30pm
Learn or review the fundamental principles of Ballet including basic positions of the feet and arms, proper alignment, ballet vocabulary, barre exercises and center work. This class will break down the steps and provide students with exercises that build strength, increase flexibility, and provide a solid foundation that can be applied to all dance styles. 

Jazz Boot Camp - Wednesdays, June 7-28 | 5:30-6:30pm
Start practicing your jazz hands and Fosse moves! Designed primarily for beginners, this fun and energetic class explores jazz styles with emphasis on basic techniques including isolations, turns, and leaps. 

Tap Boot Camp - Mondays, July 10-31 | 5:30-6:30pm
Explore the basics of tap dance, a truly American art form, focusing on its dynamic rhythm and sound. Students will receive proper instruction on the articulation of legs, ankles, and feet, as well as use of the upper body. The fascinating history of tap will be infused throughout each lesson.

Modern Boot Camp - Tuesdays, August 1-22 | 5:30-6:30pm
This class incorporates an eclectic blend of contemporary and post-modern movement for a style that is both quirky and organic. Learn the fundamental movement concepts of Modern dance such as overcurve/undercurve, contraction/release of the torso, and articulation of the spine. Students will focus on proper alignment, musicality, and center work. 

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Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night - Tuesday, June 27 | Tuesday, July 25 | Tuesday, August 15 | 5:30-6:15pm
Has game night gotten boring? Are you looking for a new way to spend time as a family? Designed for children ages 5-12 and their parents, this interactive experience also sneaks in a workout for mom or dad as everyone spends 45 minutes moving and having a good time.

 

Our summer camp brochure is released in April of each year. For more information, Contact Us.