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Registration for Camp Terrier 2023 is now open!

Camp Terrier Dance Arts

Ages 8 – 11

Fees: Member – $1,210, Non-Member – $1,450

Our two-week dance groups are for campers of all dance levels who want to learn in a fun and supportive environment. Campers will hone their technical dance skills, work with our counselors and instructors to create original choreography, and improve their performance skills for the culminating dance concert on the final day. Campers will have daily classes in Ballet, Contemporary/Modern, Yoga/Stretch, and Jazz/Hip Hop. Our program includes special classes with guest artists in other styles of dance, such as Zumba, West African, and Making Dances (composition).

Campers will have a hybrid schedule, with about half the day being dedicated to dance time, and half the day combining with Sports & Recreation groups for recreational swim, gym games, time at the climbing wall, among other activities. Weather permitting, lunch will be eaten outside each day.

Family and friends are invited to the informal performance on the final day of each session in the BU Dance Theater.

*NEW in 2023!* Extended Day

The daily schedule for summer 2023 will be as follows:

8:30 – 9 am: Drop-Off
9 am – 4 pm: Standard Camp Day
4 pm: Dismissal
4 – 6 pm: Extended Day

Campers at Extended Day will have access to a diverse range of activities from 4 – 6 pm, including arts & crafts and gym games. Recreational swim and climbing may also be offered on some days depending on the availability of the space.

Additional Information

Camp Forms: Registration is not complete until all paperwork has been submitted here. Paperwork, including proof of COVID-19 vaccination, is due by 5/1/2023.

Initial Payment: Payment equal to $100 per week registered is due at the time of registration. This deposit is non-refundable. Please note: The registration system will default to the total amount due. In order to pay just the initial deposit, you will need to change the Amount To Be Paid Today* to the Minimum Amount Due Today during the checkout process.

Payment in Full: Due by 5/1/2023.

Refund Policy: Fees paid less the $100 deposit are refundable until 5/1/2023. No refunds will be issued after 5/2/2023.

Member vs. Non-Member Fees: In order to receive the member discount, the camper must be a FitRec member with an active DEPENDENT membership from time of registration until the conclusion of camp.

Typical Day
8:30 – 9:15 am Drop Off/Gym Time
9:15 – 10 am Ballet
10 – 10:15 am Snack
10:15 – 11 am Jazz/Hip Hop
11 – 12 pm Recreational Swim
12 – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 pm Contemporary/Modern
2:15 – 2:30 pm Games
2:30 – 3:30 pm Class with Guest Artist
3:30 – 4 pm Snack
4pm Dismissal
4 – 6 pm Extended Day*

*Optional add-on

Dance Arts Sessions Dates
Session 2 6/26 – 7/7*
Session 4 7/10 – 7/21
Session 6 7/24 – 8/4
*No camp on Tuesday, July 4

Camp Terrier Dance Director:

micki-200x200Micki Taylor-Pinney is the daughter of dance teachers. Her mother attended Sargent College when there was a Physical Education major. After attending University of Massachusetts, Amherst for her BS and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro for her MFA, Micki returned to Boston. 

Since 1985, she has directed the dance program, advising the student dance company, Dance Theatre Group, and more recently, co-directing the dance minor program in CFA and Reach, a summer outreach program for urban youth. She started dancing with Boston Dance Collective in 1986 and was an artistic director from 1998 to 2006.




This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430.000) and be licensed by the City of Boston Board of Health.

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