Dates, Fees & FAQs

Bryn Mawr Dance Camp will offer two sessions for girls in grades 5-10. There are 2 sessions, and girls may choose to attend one or both sessions.

Session 1:
June 30 – July 12
Session 2:
July 14 – July 26

Payment Schedule:

Deposit is half of the tuition. Balance of the camp fee must be paid in full prior to April 1, 2024. Deposits are refundable until March 1. Refunds after March 1 are at the discretion of the directors.

*A 3% convenience fee will be charged if you choose to pay by credit card.


Bryn Mawr Dance Camp is a uniform camp. Uniforms must be purchased through Everything Camper. All bags will be brought to camp on arrival day. 


Parents are responsible for camp transportation to and from camp.


Can dancers who are enrolled in both sessions stay over the weekend between sessions?

Absolutely! Dancers may enroll for both sessions and stay at camp over the weekend. They will be supervised by our Dance Camp staff.

Does dance camp require an audition?

No audition is necessary—just a passion for dancing and learning!

What should I expect on the first day of camp?

All Dance Campers arrive at the campgrounds at 11 a.m. Your counselors will greet you and show you to the West Lodge – your home for the next two weeks! You’ll meet your bunkmates, and your family will enjoy a brief tour of camp.

How will dancers be grouped for instruction?

Upon enrollment, our Dance Camp Director, Liz Howard will contact your family to learn more about your daughter’s dance background and discuss our program offerings. On the first day of instruction, we will observe all campers and place them in instruction groups with campers of similar ability. A dancer’s skill set, rather than the age or the number of years she’s been dancing, will be used to determine her cohort for the camp session.

Is a uniform required?

Yes, uniforms are part of camp tradition that help foster community while also keeping the focus off clothes and on the camp/dance experience. 

Will my child experience a lot of traditional camp activities/traditions? 

Activities (5th period, variety of activities as addressed above. Some evening activities will be a part of the larger camp community. Others will be exclusively with Dance Camp.

Is there water safety?

Safety is paramount where water is concerned, and all of our aquatics staff members are American Red Cross-certified lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors. Every aquatics activity, whether at the lake or the pool, is carefully supervised by our swim staff.

Can you meet my special dietary needs?

Our kitchen can accommodate most allergies and other dietary needs. We are a “nut-aware” camp, and we do not use or purchase any products containing nuts or manufactured in a facility where nuts may be processed. We can accommodate celiac disease as well as dairy and egg allergies and have a separate kitchen where food can be prepared according to special procedures.

What is the background of a typical dance camp staff member?

Bryn Mawr Dance Camp staff are dance majors and graduates from colleges and universities around the country. Each comes to camp with a unique set of skills and expertise in her area of dance study.

Do I get to see my daughter perform?

We invite all  parents to watch a dance exhibition showcasing a few of our favorite combinations from our session on the last day of camp.