Summer Camps

Summer Camps 2015stilting class

Build a puppet, learn to stilt, create a parade, make a costume, join the circus!
Join us for a summer camp! HOBT is offering week-long day camps this July for kids ages 4-18.

Minimum enrollment for all HOBT summer day camps is 10 students. If a camp doesn’t meet minimum enrollment by one week before the camp, campers will be notified with the option to choose another camp or cancel and receive a refund.
Dates/TimeTitleDescriptionRegisterPriceAge Range
July 6-10
9:30am-12pm
Butterfly CampTend a butterfly garden and make a caterpillar puppet, a chrysalis that opens, and a butterfly mask and wings that you can dance in! Become an expert on the magical life cycle of the monarch butterfly.
Teaching Artist: Laurie Witzkowski
Register$150Ages
6-12
July 6-10
1pm-3:30pm
The Amazing Dancing HandsCreate a hand puppet and learn to help it sing, dance, tell jokes, fall down and get back up with HOBT's talented Artistic Director, Sandy Spieler.
Teaching Artist: Sandy Spieler
Register$150Ages
8-12
July 13-17
9:30am-12pm
Urban Stilt Walking Revolution!Learn basic and intermediate stilt walking skills with an introduction to the use of stilts in other art forms such as performance art, costume design and mural arts.
Teaching Artist: Nicole Amaris
Register$175Ages
8-18
July 13-17
1pm-3:30pm
Box Troll Boxventure!In this fantastic, magical Boxventure, you'll create your own box troll world - complete with box troll outfit and your own box troll name. Make cogs and gears to tinker like a box troll does and show off your creations at the end of the week in the box troll underground workshop!
Teaching Artist: Seth Eberle
Register$150Ages
8-12
July 20-24
9:30am-12pm
Stilt Walking 101An introduction to stilt walking for beginners! Learn how to get up, walk tall, fall and get down safely!
Teaching Artist: Nicole Amaris
Register$175Ages
8-18
July 20-24
1pm-3:30pm
Make-A-ParadeLeading up to an energetic sidewalk parade, participants will collaborate on a theme and spend the week creating parade elements such as floats, puppets, masks, and movement.
Teaching Artist: Angie Courchaine
Register$150Ages
8-12
July 27-31
9:30am-12pm
I Love a Love ParadeHere is your chance to be in a parade! Spend the week creating costumes, headdresses, jewelry, instruments, and banners so you can dance in the Love Parade! In the tradition of MayDay, Rose Bowl, Macy's Thanksgiving and Mardi Gras parades....coming soon - The Love Parade!
Teaching Artist: Esther Ouray
Register$150Ages
4-8
July 27-31
1pm-3:30pm
Join the CircusMake a circus! Magic tricks, puppet animal training acts, silly acrobatics, popcorn!
Teaching Artist: Esther Ouray
Register$150Ages
8-12