Abba’s House To Offer Summer Musical Theatre Camps

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Abba’s House will be offering an opportunity for children grades 1-12 to experience the arts in a musical theatre camp this summer. There are two camps - a one week option for Elementary, and a two week camp for Middle/High School.  Students will hone their acting skills, move their feet to the beat and sing their way to the stage.

The Elementary camp will be held July 21-25 and will conclude with a performance of Disney’s Cinderella Kids on July 25.  Parents have the option of a half day camp from 9 a.

m. - 12 p.m., or a full day camp from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Camp is $130 for the half day and $260 for the full day, with additional options for early drop off and extended care. 

The Middle/High School camp will be July 21 – August 1 and will culminate in the presentation of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. on August 2 and 3.  Camp is from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for $275, with additional options for early drop off and extended session.

After June 13, all registration fees increase by $25. Auditions for roles in both camps will be held in June.  Fees include tuition, a camp t-shirt and 4 tickets to the production. Lunch is not provided, so campers should bring lunch with them.

For more information on the camp and to register, visit  Abba’s House is located at 5208 Hixson Pike, just north of Northgate Mall.

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