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Vacation Programs

When schools are closed for holidays and vacations, come and fill the days with fun at our popular Gesher Vacation Camp Programs. Varied activities include field trips, special guests, and performances. Activities that are always included are crafts, games, sports, and swimming. 

Vacation Camp Hours: 7am-6pm
Member: $60/day    Non Member: $70/day 

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2015-2016 Vacation Camps

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TYKES 

Introducing

TYKEs Theatre Academy

After School Programs - Vacation Day Camps - KidsStage Summer Camps

TYKEs founder Freyda Schneider has launched a host of new theatre education classes for kids! Using theatre games, Freyda and her team will help kids hone their talents as they develop valuable life-long skills: developing poise, confidence, public speaking, teamwork and creative thinking. For more information, contact Freyda Schneider at ext. 269 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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JumpStart
Mondays, 4 to 5:30 pm
October 19 to January 4
No class on December 28
{note: additional dress rehearsals the week of January 11, evenings}
Hart Theater
Ages 9 and up

Children will build drama skills through play readings and theater games, work as a group with TYKEs' music director to rehearse a song appropriate for an audition, receive a professional headshot, create a theater resume suitable for auditions, participate in a real theatre audition on stage, AND... perform as an ensemble member in TYKEs' January production (January 16 to 24)! By the end of January, each child will have hands-on experience in a professional production, and will be ready for future auditions!

$300 Members: $250

Fee includes digital photography, resume and show t-shirt.

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Improv FUN-damentals
Thursdays, 4 to 5:30 pm
October 15 to January 7
No class on November 26, December 24 or 31
Hart Theater
Ages 5 to 8

Children will learn valuable life-long skills: developing poise, confidence, public speaking (articulation, volume, inflection), teamwork and creative thinking, all through a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate improvisational theater games and exercises. This program takes place in a supportive, no-pressure theater setting that boosts self-esteem by encouraging kids to be brave while having fun. No prior experience needed, children do not need to know how to read.

$175 Members: $150

Fee includes TYKEs t-shirt.

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TYKEs Vacation Day Camps
Monday, October 12 – Columbus Day
Wednesday, November 11 – Veteran's Day
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Optional before-camp care from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. available at no extra cost.
Hart Theater
Ages 8 and up

This new vacation day program offers the unique opportunity for fun and friendly theater competition. Children will use their imagination to create an on-stage "TV commercial" promoting an innovative new product they've invented themselves to solve a world problem. Participants will select their own topics, write and rehearse their scripts (memorization not required), and create their unique products using craft supplies and recycled materials. We'll explore the concept of "tikkun olam" and brainstorm cool things kids can do to help "repair the world." Commercials will "air" live on stage at 5:30 p.m. for friends and family to enjoy!

$70 Members: $60 per day