Performance Day for the Parents!
Ankeny Dance Summer Camps are FUN!!
at Ankeny Dance & Performing Arts Academy!
 We are so excited about all our new summer camps and classes for SUMMER 2019! You can find the latest information here and also click the menu on our contact page to get on our list to request information, pricing, and registration materials for summer camps or any of the many camps and classes we will offer this summer...many of our favorites will return and we'll have some brand new camps too.  Keep checking below to see what our new 2019 summer camps and classes will be; if we have any additions to our classes and camps we are adding them all in on this page, and we have registration forms in the front office at the studio. You'll want to register early because our summer camps fill fast!
 Young or old, boy or girl, we have something for everyone! Your child will just LOVE our fun summer theme camps and students looking to take their skills to the next level can also improve their technique in our summer classes for all levels of dance and performance!!


Magical Unicorn Camp


Date: July 29th through Aug. 2nd

Time: 9:00 to 11:00AM

For Dancers Age 4-8


Get ready for this exciting camp jam-packed with prizes and surprises, singing, dance, crafts, games, and even a few magical unicorn sparkles ...  It will be a summer adventure that's all about fun!

The Ankeny Dance & Performing Arts Academy Camp will include instruction in tap, jazz, ballet, as well as games, crafts, and snacks for dancers ready for make-believe, glitter and rainbow rewards with their unicorn friends! It'll be a great time, so tell all your friends to join in the fun at unicorn camp together this summer!

Also: A Magical Unicorn Mini-Camp!


Dates: July 29 - 31st

Time: TWO SESSIONS; 11:15AM to Noon OR 5:30PM to 6:15PM

For Younger Dancers ages 3 & 4


Like the older kids' Camp ... but tailored for fun for little ones! Be ready for fun, dancing, crafts and more!



Princess Power Camp:


Date: July 8th - 12th

Time: 9:00 to 11:00AM

For Girls Ages 4-8

**Sign up early, this will be

a VERY popular camp ...

you'll have a royal time! 



Princess Power Mini-Camp:

Date: July 8th - 10th

Time: 2 Sessions! 11:15AM to Noon OR 5:30PM to 6:15PM

For Girls Ages 3-4


Your Little Princess Can Shine!
At Ankeny Dance & Performing Arts Princess Camp!



2019 Ankeny Dance Sleeping Beauty Broadway Camp: 

Date: July 22nd-26th

Time: 9AM to Noon


For Both Boys & Girls 1st Grade Through 7th Grade!


This summer's theme for our super-popular Broadway Camp will be the family classic, Sleeping Beauty! Become a part of the magical tale that starts with Princess Aurora as a baby and follows her growing up as Briar Rose, protected from the evil sorcerer Maleficent by her three fairy godmothers. Can the Princess avoid Maleficent's curse and find her destiny with her Prince Phillip? Sign up now to become a cast member of this season's aspiring Broadway Stars to Be! This is one of our most popular camps, so register early for a trip to imagination for both boys and girls to act, sing, dance, and even make props and build scenery for this fun-filled theatrical camp that culminates in an on stage musical performance! At this camp future Broadway stars will have the time of their lives learning their roles and well as getting behind-the-scenes backstage experience creating costumes and sets for their own performance. Everyone will have a part! We are known for our dynamic and fun Broadway Camp productions and we can't wait to have you join our cast and crew!

Scene with Peter Pan battling with Captain Hook
2016 Peter Pan Broadway Camp


 Broadway Mini-Camp!
Date: July 22nd - 24th
Time: 5:30 to 6:15 PM
This is a FUN camp for younger kids ages 3-4 where younger campers can sing and dance with popular Broadway shows and tunes ... Sign up TODAY!


The Greatest Showman Camp!

Date: July 15th - 19th
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
For Boys and Girls Ages 4-8
 Hurry, Hurry, come one, come all and step right up for the Greatest Show in Ankeny! This all-new camp is more fun than a three-ring circus! It's the best time under the big top where campers can sing and dance and have an adventure in the Greatest Show on Earth in this brand-new camp with music from the Greatest Showman and the new Dumbo movie! In addition to singing, dancing, and tumbling, this camp features fun games, crafts, and snacks for BOTH Boys and Girls ages 4-8. It's three rings of fun and will fill quickly! Enroll TODAY!
The Greatest Showman Mini-Camp

Date: July 15th - 17th
Time: Two Sessions; 11:15 AM to Noon OR 5:30 to 6:15 PM
For Boys and Girls Ages 3-4
The Greatest Show, games and more for younger campers ... just like the bigger kids but made specially for the little ones!



Technique Intensive

Tap, Jazz and Lyrical/Contemporary instruction; These classes fulfill the summer requirement for students who will be participating in the Triple Threat Dance Company for the 2019-2020 season. They are STRONGLY advised for anyone with the goal of one day becoming a Star Dancer. All levels are what the student will be in fall of 2019.

***Dancers who are not current students at Ankeny Dance must undergo a placement evaluation for this class***

Please contact the office to see which dates/times are for your child's level and/or to schedule a placement evaluation.

 Shining Stars 3/ Rising Stars 1:  July 15-18  6:30-8:00 PM

Shining Stars 3/ Rising Stars 1:  July 22-25  6:30-8:00 PM

Rising Stars 2/3:  July 8-11  5:30-7:00 PM

Rising Stars 2/3:  July 22-25  5:30-7:00 PM

Adv. Jr. 1 & 2: July 8-11  7:00-8:30 PM

Adv. Jr. 1 & 2:  July 22-25  7:00-8:30 PM

Adv. Sr./ Star Dancers:  July 8-11  5:30-7:00 PM

Adv. Sr./ Star Dancers:  July 15-18  8:30-10:00 PM 


Hop To It!
Hip Hop Camp Is A Blast!!!

Hip Hop Camps

Join us for cool hip hop moves, routines and tricks for both boys and girls! 

Dates: The following classes all run July 15, 16, 17, and 18th

Individual Class Times are Below:

Separate class sessions for:

1st/2nd Grade:  7:00 to 7:30 PM

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade:  8:00 to 8:30 PM

6th Grade & Up:  7:30 to 8:00 PM

Ankeny Dance & Performing Arts Academy offers the BEST selection of dance and performing arts summer camps and classes for your student! Enroll today!






 The purpose of this intensive is to guide each student's Pointe and Ballet Skills to progress to the next level while teaching the necessary exercises to keep feet strong during the off-season. This class is required for Triple Threat Dance Company members and is highly encouraged and recommended for the serious dancer.


The Following Ballet Intensives run a 5-Week Session on Tuesday Evenings:

Dates: July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30th


Ballet 1/2: 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM


Ballet 3/Pre-Pointe: 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM



The classes below are scheduled for 5 weeks of sessions on Wednesday evenings:

Dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31st 


On Pointe: 5:00 PM to 6:45 PM


Advanced Ballet/Pointe: 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM 



Boys Only Hip Hop and Trix Class

Packed full of fun trix and masculine moves tailored just for BOYS! 


For Boys ages 7-12 years old:

 Dates:  July 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th

Time: 6:30 to 7:00 PM




If you flip over tumbling, then these camps are for you!


Improve your tumbling skills for fun, or to complement your dance skills.

Tumbling camps are grouped according to student's class level.


Dates: These Class Sessions Run on 4 Wednesday evenings:

July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, and July 31st 


Tumbling 1B and 2:   5:30 PM to 6:15 PM 


Tumbling 3 and 4:   6:15 PM to 7:00 PM


Tumbling 5 and Advanced:   7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


  Tumbling for the Competition Dancer:

Dates: Thursday evenings: July 11, 18, 25th, and August 1st

Time:   8:30 to 9:15 PM

This is a camp for dancers in the Triple Threat Dance Company who want to improve their scores by working on advanced skills used in choreography.





***This page will be updated with any class or camp changes and additions ... please check back often as we get closer to summer 2019 for our complete 2019 schedule of summer courses and information! It's always a GREAT SUMMER VACATION at ANKENY DANCE and PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY!