Youth Ballroom Dance Camp
Dates of camp. July 22nd, 25th & 28th 2019
Date of Closing Banquet Showcase – Sunday, July 28th 2019
Camp Location – Scottish Rite Masonic Center 202 South 20th Street Omaha NE 68102
Boys and Girls, Ages 10-18
Limit of 100 males and 100 females allowed
Registration will begin Friday, February 15th 2019
Registration deadline is July 1st 2019
Class Times: Monday – Wednesday 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Simply Ballroom’s Dance Camp for youth offers an exciting few days of dancing, socializing, and performing. Youth will gain hours of training in a variety of dances. Participants will be taught under the watchful eye of top ballroom instructors.
Recreation includes a pizza party at the end of camp (camp participants only) and a Closing Banquet Showcase on Sunday where each participant will showcase what he/she has learned!
Come make new friends and enjoy dancing with some of Omaha’s top professionals.
- Learn from top professionals.
- Attend a closing banquet with dinner and dancing.
- Enjoy a pizza party.
- Make new friends.
- Great exercise.
Simply Ballroom dance faculty member Rachelle Pacheco is the director of Simply Ballrooms American Youth Dance Program. She enjoys teaching all levels and ages of dancers from beginners to advanced. She especially enjoys teaching large groups of children. Rachelle has been instrumental in the development of the youth ballroom dance programs offered at Simply Ballroom. She has taught elementary, middle school, high school and college level students in Omaha and surrounding areas since 1998. Rachelle’s goal is to help each student achieve the highest level of self development, as well as inspire others to further explore all the different styles of dance that Ballroom has to offer.
Closing Banquet Showcase
The camp concludes on Thursday evening. Sunday night will be the Closing Banquet Showcase. Participants will perform what they have learned during the camp for their peers and parents. Males must perform in black dress pants, black dress shoes, white long sleeved dress shirt and solid black tie. The females must wear a knee length cocktail dress or a floor length formal dress. The evening includes a catered dinner, drinks, performances by dance camp participants and other Simply Ballroom students. There will be NO refunds or tickets sold after the registration deadline which is July 1st 2019.
Spectators can arrive on Sunday and will be allowed in the Ballroom between noon and 1:00pm for seating but no earlier. Dress for spectators is dressy casual. Ticket sales are limited so please purchase spectator tickets in advance and before the deadline. To purchase tickets please visit our main page and click on Youth Ballroom Dance Camp you an then purchase using PayPal on our site. There will be NO refunds or tickets sold after the registration deadline which is July 1st 2019.
A camp DVD with the student banquet performances and camp slideshow photos will be available to order. Order forms will be available at the Closing Banquet Showcase.
Dances That Could Be Taught
- Cha Cha
- East Coast Swing
Camp Tuition : $20 registration fee per child. ($343.00 value per child) We ask that each participant try to make a donation in addition to the registration to help with camp expenses but it is not required.
This camp is for all middle school and high school children. This camp is held the same time every year and thanks to the students of Simply Ballroom and all of our sponsors, we are now able to provide this camp to the public every year at a reasonable fee. We hope to raise more funds in 2018 so we can invite more children to participate in this event. For more information on becoming a sponsor of this camp, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can register your child on our website under Register My Child. When you register, please be ready to give basic information. First and Last names of parents and participants, addresses and phone numbers as well as age and gender of participant.
- Participants can dance in socks for classes.
- No drinks or cell phones are allowed in the class room.
- Participants must be present the entire camp and for the showcase to participate.
Registration Deadline is July 1st 2019
Simply Ballroom would like to thank Godfather’s Pizza for donating their Pizza’s for our Thursday night pizza party in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018!