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Acting Lessons / Summer Camps in Los Angeles for Kids & Teens

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Edgemar Center for The Arts, Santa Monica:
Located just 2 blocks from Venice Beach, in Santa Monica CA, Edgemar Center for The Arts provides a range of quality acting classes for kids and teens of all ages and abilities, including an intensive Summer Acting Camp for ages 5-18. Unleash your child's creative abilities with one of our fun, imaginative, and professionally-taught acting courses encompassing many of the most popular acting techniques including Meisner, Strasberg, Adler, Hagen, Chekhov & Stanislavsky.

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Our Mission:

Our mission is to provide a creative home to a community of passionate young actors. Our young students are able to master the fundamentals and develop their craft by working on diverse material, honing their skills both on-camera and on-stage. 

Unlock Your Child's Potential:
Through theatre/ improv games and scene work, our student’s imaginations and creativity can blossom to their full potential. Kids in our acting courses create characters and learn to trust their instincts, building confidence, making new friends, and developing independent thinking along the way. We welcome all eager and enthusiastic students and offer a professional education for actors in all stages of their careers.

Quality Acting Classes for Kids & Teens:

Summer Film and Acting Camps for Children and Teens:

June to August 2017
***We only allow 12 students per session***
Ages for our camps (we split ages) 7-12 and 13-17

Make A Movie Camp
A different film is made each week.
Students will write and star in their own original short film.  
We will guide them as they take their thoughts and ideas to the page, and from the page to the screen.   This is a one-of-a-kind experience, and we are thrilled to be able to  to see what ideas our students come up with and help make it a reality on screen!
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
Tuition is $780

Acting and Improv Camp
Develop a solid acting technique and foundation.
IMPROV WORKOUT: Fun improvisational games & exercises.
AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION ON CAMERA: Practice auditioning techniques & get on camera experience.
SCENE STUDY: The best way to learn is though hands on experience with direction. Work on scenes & monologues
VOICE INTENSIVE: Vocal and speech exercises.
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
Tuition is $535

Below is a list of camps dates that are still open:
JUNE 12TH – JUNE 16TH
JUNE 19TH – JUNE 23RD
JUNE 26TH – JUNE 30TH  
JULY 10TH – JULY 14TH 
JULY 31ST – AUGUST 4TH
AUGUST 7TH – AUGUST 11TH
AUGUST 14TH – AUGUST 18TH
AUGUST 21ST – AUGUST 28TH

Year-Round Acting Classes for Kids:
- On Camera Audition Course (Ages 7-14)
- Acting and Improvisation class (Ages 7-14)
- Making a Movie Class (Ages 7-14)

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Address: 2437 Main Street, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California 90405, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-07-15 were from:

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Coppercreek Camp, Northern California
Courses / Programs
Located in beautiful Northern California (about 5 hours from the San Francisco Bay Area), Coppercreek Camp provides a wide range of Traditional and Activity-based Summer Camp programs to boys and girls ages 7+.

All in all, we provide campers with free choice of over 50 activities, including English riding and horse care, a high challenge course, wakeboarding and water sports, kayaking, drama, crafts, archery and riflery, backpacking, golf, mountain biking, BMX and much more.

We are located on 200 acres of private land, surrounded by 1000 acres of private and National Forest with miles of trails for riding, biking, hiking and playing. Our sleeping cabins are comfortable and rustic, sleeping 6 to 7 campers and a counselor in bunk beds.
Traditional Summer Camp:
- Grades 1-10
- Wide variety of activities

Equestrian Program:
- Grades 1-10
- Daily horseriding lessons

TREK Teen Adventure Camp:
- Grades 8-12
- 2-week high-adventure program

CIT / Teen Leadership Training:
- Grades 10-12
- Designed to give teens the responsibilities, privileges and social time that they need
NSL Mondial, San Francisco
Courses / Programs
• Learn English on a real-life university campus in San Francisco Bay Area CA! Based on the grounds of San Jose State University in Silicon Valley, NSL Mondial provides English summer immersion camps to kids and high school teens ages 7-17 years old.

• Camps run from 1-5 weeks, and are available to students from the U.S., Canada, and around the world. Students receive 15 hours of English lessons per week alongside fun activities and excursions.

• We keep our class sizes small. This guarantees that you receive the personalized attention you need to quickly improve your English language skills.

• Our modern, clean campus is very safe for our students but also close to all of the best San Francisco attractions.

• We also provide ESL summer camp programs for juniors (ages 7-17) in Los Angeles and Boston, and in Miami (for ages 7-15). We also offer both summer and winter youth English programs in NYC and Miami FL.

Parent Review:

"Thank you for your excellent service and good English teaching method. My three children have participated for two summers and their school marks in English have increased by 20%."
- Joanne, Quebec
English Immersion Summer Camps in San Francisco:
- Duration: 1-5 weeks
- For kids & high school teens ages 7-17


Features include:
• 15 hours of English per week
• Personalized attention
• Improve English speaking, reading, writing, grammar, listening and vocabulary.
• English Certificate and Academic Reports
• Optional residential accommodation
• Homestay accommodation - live with an American host family

Optional - Tech Camp in Bay Area, California:
Game Design & Coding Camp instead of English classes.
Sunshine Studios - Hollywood Dance Camp
Courses / Programs
• Prepare yourself for a serious career in the dance world by taking part in the LAttitude Hollywood Dance Camp offered by Sunshine Studios!

• With campuses around the globe in the UK, Norway, and China, Sunshine Studios are a world-renowned contemporary dance school.

• Our exclusive summer dance camp in Los Angeles, California, provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for dancers age 16+ to participate in an intensive dance education program, taught by the world’s best choreographers and instructors.

• Students in the LAttitude Hollywood Dance Camp can avail of 8-day, 14-day, and 21-day packages. Dance Workshops include Hip Hop, Jazz, House, Locking, Popping, New style, Waacking, Krunk, Freestyle, Stepping, Voguing, Grooves, and more. Students live and dance in beautiful Hollywood and experience the typical dancer life!

• Students receive master dance classes and instruction in LA’s most famous dance studios: “Debbie Reynolds” and “Millenium”.
Intensive Dance Education Summer Camp (Ages 16+)

• Choose from two different camp experiences: the Uprock (basic) and the Moonwalk (deluxe) edition.

• 8, 14, and 21-day packages available. 

Dance styles/workshops include:
• Hip Hop
• House
• Locking
• Popping
• Krunk
• Jazz
• Freestyle
• Voguing
• Stepping...
D'Angon Academy English Camp, Orange County
Courses / Programs
• Situated in the beautiful city of Irvine CA (just 45 minutes south-east of Los Angeles), D'Angon Academy for Language Acquisition provides a comprehensive English language learning summer camp for children ages 3-16. We also offer year-round programs for children ages 3 to 8th grade with our partner school.

• Offering weekly camp sessions, we invite children to improve their English language skills while having fun and making friends from all over the world!

• Minimum camp duration is 1 week, and students can stay for as many weeks as they wish up to a maximum of 7 in summer.

• Our course features 2-3 hours of instruction in the morning followed by excursions to popular attractions. Children will apply what they learn every day at these popular destinations while connecting with friends from around the globe. 

• D'Angon is committed to providing a personalized educational experience for our students. For this reason, we keep our class sizes low to support a 1 to 5 teacher-student ratio, which allows each child to get the individual attention they need. Your child's teacher will be with him/her during all classroom activities and daily excursions.

• Using the most current research on language development and acquisition, our team of experts have created a curriculum that guarantees a significant improvement in a child's English abilities.

• Located just 50 miles south of LA and 80 miles north of San Diego, Irvine is rated one of the safest cities of its size in the United States.
Weekly English Language Camps - Summer & Year-Round
 For individual children ages 3-16
 Separate camps for 3-5 year olds and 6-16 year olds
 For Groups of all ages

• Camp Duration: 1 week (up to a maximum of 7 weeks in summer)

- English language classes for 2-3 hours each day
- Excursions to popular tourist attractions such as Disneyland or Sea World with English activities integrated into the excursion
- Students reside in family groups in the large home of an American family

English courses year-round for children ages 3 to 8th grade. Minimum of 1 month's study.
Academy by the Sea/Camp Pacific
Courses / Programs
Academy by the Sea/Camp Pacific, located in Carlsbad, north of San Diego, California, is an ACA-Accredited Camp offering enriching academic and recreational summer programs for boys and girls ages 7-17. During their stay, all students and campers receive specialized instruction in their areas of interest. While mornings are dedicated to educational classes and clinics, afternoons are devoted to the pursuit of recreational activities, allowing students and campers to experience a variety of options.

Program selections include: Academic Enrichment, Academic Credit, English as a Second Language (ESL), College Preparation & Readiness Education Program (C-PREP), JROTC Leadership, Camp Pacific, Athletic Training Camp and Surf Camp.
- Academic Enrichment Courses
- Academic Credit Courses
- ESL Instruction
- Recreational Camp
- Surf Camp
- Leadership Camp
- Sport Camp
& more ...
Program yoUr Future, San Francisco Bay Area
Courses / Programs
Program yoUr Future (PUF) is a non-profit outreach program that aims to raise greater awareness for women in technology by complimenting San Francsico Bay Area middle school girls’ education with programming basics using AppInventor and Scratch, networking skills, and fieldtrips to local museums or tech companies.

We provide Saturday workshops and summer camps to introduce girls in 7th or 8th grade to computing, information technology, and careers in IT. Programs are hosted in high-tech and top research sites, including the International Computer Science Institute and the University of California Berkeley.

PUF will also cover topics such as How to Write a Resume, STEM Year-long Opportunities, and High School Success & Leadership. In addition, participants will interact with and learn from IT and STEM mentors and key note speakers AND participate in mock interviews.

Through fun CS-related hands-on activities, they will not only have the opportunity to explore interdisciplinary applications and acquire presentation skills but will also be able to keep their creation as a souvenir! The participants are also challenged to identify a social issue or problem and design a solution integrating the use of information technology.

No programming experience or prior computer science knowledge is necessary to participate. The girls will form a strong community and enduring friendships. Students will also have the opportunity to receive prizes and scholarship money.
Saturday workshops & technical summer camps for girls in middle school aimed to empower them to aspire for technical careers as well as to promote diversity in Computer Science.

Topics include:

- Program using AppInventor and Scratch
- Fieldtrips to local museums and tech companies
- Key Note Speakers
- How to Write a Resume
- High School Success & Leadership
- STEM Year-long Opportunities
- Networking Skills
- Learn of latest research breakthroughs
- CS Interdisciplinary Applications
- Mock Interviews
- Design Solutions to Social Challenges