Musical Theatre Summer Camp!

    “My favorite camp EVER!”
    (2018 Boy camper)


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    “This is a unique program with high energy, high expectations and amazing results!”

    This summer….

    Come explore the world of singing, dancing and acting!!
    Everyone will get their chance to shine.

    In just 2 weeks we will put on an entire Broadway style musical!

    This SUMMER CAMP is an intensive musical theatre program where a group of approximately 45+ students, ranging in age from 5 – 15 years old, put on a Broadway style musical with high caliber sets, props, costumes, a professional choreographer and director and a live band in just 10 days time!
    Professional pianist provided each rehearsal!
    Each child gets their chance to shine, all campers get speaking solos, huge dance numbers, and beautiful costumes to wear!

    “All of my neighbors have raved about how much their daughters really like HMT, even for the kids who are a little shy about trying it!”                        (2017 Summer Camp Parent)

    “Thank you for igniting our little natural performer and for helping her see that Dreams Can Come True!”
    (2016 Summer Camp Parent)

    REGULAR CAMPERS: Boys and Girls, 3rd – 8th Grade
    Child should be entering the stated grade.

    JUNIOR CAMPERS (Kindergarten – 2nd grade) (click here for more information)
    **Please sign up according to entering grade.
    (Please note:  Entering Kinders can sign up for 1/2 day only.)

    CIT’s: Counselors In Training: 9th graders and up can apply. (click here for more information)

    WHEN: 2 week camps: (Mondays – Fridays)
    1/2 Day (9am – 12 or 1pm – 4pm) or FULL DAY option (9am – 4pm)

    2020 SUMMER CAMP DATES:  coming soon……

    • CAMP 1
      1A: 9am – 12pm  
      1B: 1pm – 4pm
      1C: 9am – 4pm 
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day)
    • now accepting 8th GradersCAMP 2: 
      2A: 9am – 12pm
      2B: 1pm – 4pm 
      2C: 9am – 4pm
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day)
    • CAMP 3:
      **There IS mandatory camp on July 4th!**
      3A: 9am – 12pm 
      3B: 1pm – 4pm
      3C: 9am – 4pm
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day)
    • CAMP 4: 
      4A: 9am – 12pm
      4B: 1pm – 4pm 
      4C: 9am – 4pm
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day) 

    SHOW DAY: Your SHOW is the LAST HOUR of your LAST DAY of camp. We perform for family and friends.

    “My daughter said it was her favorite camp of all time!”- (2017 Parent)
    “This summer camp puts on quite a show!”
    – (San Jose Mercury News)
    “Your camp was fabulous for Jessica, it may well be one of those things she refers to in her later years as a defining moment.”- (2017 Parent)

    WHERE: Palo Alto High School (50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto 94301)

    Our summer camp location is at Palo Alto High School in the old historic HAYMARKET THEATRE and the Bandroom! Our actors are thrilled…real lights, a huge stage, comfortable seats and lots more…!



    *Please note:  Entering kinders can only sign up for 1/2 Day.
    *(Lunch Bunch Hour is included with FULL DAY prices – Bring a Bag Lunch.  Pizza Party Included on Show Day for FULL DAY campers.)

                  *(EARLY BIRD is the first 72 hours of registrations!)

    Half Day Basic = ( Early Bird) or  ( Regular Price)
    Half Day +  Cast Photo =  ( Early Bird) or  ( Regular Price)
    Half Day + Spirit Pack =  ( Early Bird) or  ( Regular Price)

    Full Day Basic = (Early Bird) or  (Regular Price)
    Full Day +  Cast Photo =  (Early Bird) or  (Regular Price)
    Full Day + Spirit Pack =  (Early Bird) or  (Regular Price)
    *(Lunch Bunch Hour is included with full day prices.  Bring a bag lunch.  Pizza Party included on Show Day!)

    SPARKLE SHOP:  Don’t forget to find more fun HMT items at our online store:

    EARLY DROP OFF/LUNCH BUNCH HOUR: Pre-camp early drop off is available from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m (for morning camp) or 12 – 1pm (for afternoon campers.) The cost for Early Drop Off or Lunch Bunch Hour is TBA per camp or TBA per day.  Bring a bag lunch.  (Pizza Party included on Show Day for Lunch Bunch!  Donuts included for Early Morning Drop Off on Day 1 and Day 1o!)

    No refunds after April 1.
    $100 fee for cancellations before April 1st.
    $25 Change Camp or Switching Fee.
    Processing Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. 



    Join us from 12 – 1pm daily during your summer session!
    Come sing along with us and enjoy eating lunch together!
    BRING A BAG LUNCH. Otter pops provided!
    Pizza Party included on Show Day for all campers signed up for Lunch Bunch.
    Answer: Yes!

    A chance to perform in 2 shows! (9am – 4pm)
    LUNCH BUNCH HOUR INCLUDED. Bring a Bag lunch.  Pizza party included on Show Day!  
    Per the request of many parents/campers – Campers are welcome to sign up for more than one camp per summer!
    Please note that we perform the SAME MUSICAL all summer long so signing up for multiple camps is a bonus for perfecting our characters!
    If your child signs up for the FULL DAY option they will be cast in the same role and get to perform in both shows on the last Friday!
    Many campers have enjoyed repeating camp.

    Each camp brings different opportunities!

    We play drama games, create props and set pieces, sing and dance, and produce a New York caliber Broadway style musical in just 2 weeks time!


    “My child loved every minute of Hope Musical Theatre and her eyes were opened to the world of performing arts.”
    – HMT summer camp parent (2018)

    Director, Sarah Hope, graduate of New York University TISCH School of the Arts, is a well known musical theatre director in Palo Alto and New York City Schools. She was a recent performer in the world famous Beach Blanket Babylon.



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