Dance Camps


Dance Youth Camp

Date: February 15 (& 22), 2020

  • 1:30-4 p.m. dance clinic + performance at halftime of the 4 p.m. Men's Basketball game
  • Additional dance clinic performance at the Dordt Cheer and Dance Invite on February 22 at 11 a.m.

Grades: K-6 (Fall 2019)

Cost: $30 (includes t-shirt, pom-poms, game ticket, and D.U. Cheer & Dance Invite ticket)

Location: Dordt Recreation Center

ABOUT THE CAMP

Participants will learn a fun and exciting dance routine with the Dordt University Dance team and then perform with them that afternoon at the halftime of the men’s varsity basketball game, as well as the following weekend at the Dordt University Cheer and Dance Invite. Many dance skills and techniques will also be taught and focused on during the camp.

FROM THE DIRECTOR

"We are very excited to be hosting another youth camp again this year! It is a fun and high energy camp aimed to give participants the experience of being a part of a dance team. It is also a great opportunity for them to perform in front of an audience at a college event. We are excited to have them also join us for the Cheer and Dance Invite, to both perform their camp routine again, and to also watch and observe many other dance and cheer teams perform their competition routines."

Coach Mel Knobloch
712-441-6821

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Dance Leaps, jumps, and turns Camp

Date: June 10, 2020

Grades: 5-12 (Fall 2020)

  • 5-8 (8-10 a.m.)
  • 9-12 (10 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Cost: $30

Location: Dordt Recreation Center

ABOUT THE CAMP

This camp will be focused on learning and improving dance technique and fundamentals. Campers will specifically be working on numerous types of leaps, jumps, and turns as well as implementing them into fun combos and across the floor combinations.  

FROM THE DIRECTOR

"This camp is a great opportunity for you to challenge yourself and to improve on your dance technique! There will be a wide range of skills taught during the camp, so you will have to opportunity to try new things, but to also focus on a specific area that you might need the most work on. We are really excited to see you this summer!”

Coach Mel Knobloch
712-441-6821

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High School Cheer & Dance Camp

Dates: July 22-24, 2020

Grades: 9-12 (Fall 2020)

Cost:

  • Commuter (two meals daily): $180
  • Resident Camper (three meals daily): $210

Location: Dordt Recreation Center

ABOUT THE CAMP

This camp will be a 3 day, 2 night, camp during the summer that will provide the perfect balance of fun and practice to set your team up for a successful season of performances! Things that will be included are an ultimate team experience, sessions in jazz, hip hop, pom, kick, and lyrical, and a variety of technique levels from beginner to advanced. You can sign up with a team, or register as an individual. Teams of 10+ dancers should email Coach Mel Knobloch to receive a team discount for camp.

FROM THE DIRECTOR

"You will leave the camp with a fully choreographed routine completely set with formations and staging, and several other full routines to take home as well to use for your upcoming football and basketball performances! But on top of that, the team bonding and activities planned to help unite your team will be something that you don’t want to miss out on!”

Coach Mel Knobloch
712-441-6821

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