Youth Education

Dear Wizards and Witches from muggle families age 7 to 14,
 
Hogwarts will be conducting a third session of summer studies in Akron, Ohio for potential Witches and Wizards from muggle families. This opportunity is available to students ages 7 to 14 and will take place from June 26 to 30. Classes will be offered in Defense Against the Dark Arts, Potions and Wand Lore. All students will be expected to join and earn points for a Hogwarts house throughout their studies. Robes and wands will be provided by the school.
 
Sincerely,
 
Weathervane Playhouse and the Ministry of Magic
 
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Ages 3 - 6

 

Ages 5 - 9

Ages 8 - 14

 

Ages 11 - 18

Ages 7 - 17 

A partnership program with West Side Vocal Academy

 

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Camps for Ages 3-6

 

Imagine THAT!

Where the Wild Things Are
Ages 3 to 6
June 5 – 9, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Tuition: $120 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Sail away with Weathervane and become a king!  Let the wild rumpus start as your preschooler discover creative play through children's literature. Children will learn through dramatic play, group reading, singing and dancing. All monsters will take the stage on the last day to present their Wild Rumpus for parents and caregivers.
 

Imagine THAT!

Under the Sea
Ages 3 to 6
August 7 – 11 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuition: $120 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Join us as we travel under the sea with this interactive class.  We will swim like mermaids and talk like pirates...we might even get a visit from Ariel!!  Dive in as we tell stories, sing, dance, learn about the basics of theater and swim to the deepest depths of your imagination! We will present what we learned on the last day of class. Imagine THAT!
 
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Camps for Ages 5-9

 
 

Kids Take the Stage!  Act One

Fractured Fairy Tales
Ages 5 to 8
June 12 – 23, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $300 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
What happens if you fracture your fairy tales? Laughter, creativity and a princess threatening to blow down a brick house!  Join us as we explore our imaginations through dramatic play.  Students will spend their days acting, learning, creating and performing. Each class follows a state-aligned curriculum and culminates with a class performance on the last day.
 

Musical Theatre, Act One

Ages 5 to 9
June 26 –June 30, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $200 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Students will sing, act and dance their way through the week. This class focuses on solo and group singing, learning choreography, acting and creating a character.  Students will showcase their skills for a final performance on the last day.
 
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Camps for Ages 8-14

 

Musical Theatre,  Act Two

Ages 9 to 14
June 12 – 16, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $200 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Join us for a toe-tapping good time.  Students will develop skills in acting, music vocabulary, vocal dynamics, pitch matching and musical theater movement.  This high-energy class will amaze you on the last day of class as the students showcase their new talents in singing, acting and dancing.
 

Broadway Dance Camp 

Ages 8 to 14
June 19 – 23, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $180 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Spend your summer learning from an expert.  Our instructor will challenge students according to their own ability in a variety of different dance styles. Get active and have fun! The class will perform all of their new dances on the last day of class. 
 

Jedi Training Camp

Ages 8 to 14
June 26 – 30, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $180 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
I see the force is strong with you. Join our Master Jedi as they take you through the training that it takes to go from Padawan to Jedi.  You will learn stage combat with a certified instructor and create an action story to share on the last day.  Students will be provided with robes and lightsabers… everything a Jedi needs to use the Force.  
 

Kids Take the Stage! Act Two

Journey to Neverland
Ages 8 to 12
July 17 – July 28, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $300 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Ahoy you land lubbers! Watch out for Captain Hook as you take flight with this fun and interactive theatre class.  Students will explore the story of "Peter Pan" and learn all about theatre.  Our skilled instructor will inspire and encourage your child to project their voice, increase their confidence and use their imagination.  At the end of magical two weeks, the children will put on a show for parents and families.  Think happy thoughts and fly to Neverland at Weathervane Playhouse.
 
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Camps for Students 11-18

 

Teen Summer Stock Performance Class

Ages 13 to 18
June 12 – 23, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Final Performance,  June 24 at 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $400 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Summer Stock is a workshop designed for students who are ready to put on a show!  This fast-paced class will produce a full production in just 2 weeks.  Students will work with a professional director and technical staff and put on a show.  Students will receive professional training from our skilled staff. Join us on Saturday, June 24th at 2:00 p.m. and prepared to be amazed.
 

Musical Theatre,  Act Three

Ages 12 to 17
July 10 – 14, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $200 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Become a triple threat and nail that next audition!  Students will develop skills in acting, music vocabulary, vocal dynamics, pitch matching and musical theater movement.  This high-energy class will amaze you on the last day of class as the students showcase their new talents in singing, acting and dancing.
 

Improv Workshop

Ages 11 to 16
July 17 – 21, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $200 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
Explore the elements of improvisation and experience the power of play with our improv workshop.  Students will focus on various games and exercises that encourage trust, communication, active listening, character and team work.  Join us on the last day as our class puts on a show.  You never know what will happen...that's why it's improv!
 

Kids Take the Stage!  Act Three

Action Heroes
Ages 11 to 14
July 24 – August 4, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuition: $300 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
It's a plane, it's a train, it's YOU!!  Take the stage this summer and become an action hero. We will journey through the Amazon, fly like Superman and take down the evil Sith! Our class will focus on acting and arts enrichment through movie themes.  Our instructor will lead you through adventures with Indiana Jones or Princess Leia.  Be a movie action hero with Weathervane Playhouse! Our stars will take the stage on the last day for a performance for parents and caregivers.
 

Camps for Ages 7-17

 
 

Musical Theatre Project: Chase Your Dream!

Musical Theatre Project: Chase Your Dream!
Ages 7 to 17
July 31 – August 4, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuition: $250 (optional camp t-shirt for $15)
 
This Musical Theater class, in a new partnership with West Side Vocal Academy, will showcase vocal highlights from Broadway musicals: Hamilton, A Chorus Line, Shrek, Ragtime, In the Heights, Newsies and more!  Students will work together to build a creative and engaging musical showcase.
 
West Side Vocal Academy has been offering excellence in vocal training since 1997. Sue Wallin and Ron Hazelett are the cornerstones of WSVA and have taught together since 1996.
 

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