USA Performance
Dance Camps

The USA Performance Dance Camp Experience

4 Days/3 Nights – Resort
• Learn dynamic routines for your games/events at this performance focused camp experience
• Various styles offered at all levels
• Team routine and evaluation
• Individual and team technique classes
• Guest master teacher
• Team routine competition & dance star competition
• Dress head-to-toe in your class color and “glow” for it at the 2020 CLASS COMPETITION

Performance Dance Camp Curriculum

Captains Meetings/NFHS Credentialing
Head Instructors will meet with the captains (or assigned leaders) to inform them of important items for the day. Captains will gain a sense of responsibility for their team, begin to develop and utilize their leadership skills all while learning about the NFHS Roles of Dancer. By participating in daily classes, teams will become certified in the NFHS Roles of a Dancer and will receive a credentialing certificate at the end of camp.
Class Competition
Dress bow to toe in your class color and ``GLOW FOR IT`` at the annual Class Competition! Play games and dance the night away at this unforgettable glow
in the dark party!
Choose Your Challenge
In this workshop, teams will work on specific technique and/or specialty skills of their choice.
Dance Star & All-American
Dancers are recognized with ribbons for their effort, attitude, and performance in routine classes. Ribbon winners will perform the Team Routine. Selected semi finalists perform an across the floor combination to showcase their technical abilities. The finalists will perform at closing ceremonies. Dancers that take part in the Dance Star process will have the opportunity to be selected as an All American.
Directors/Coaches Workshop
These workshops are held throughout camp, focusing on creative ideas and team management strategies to help make your year even more successful.
Evaluations/Showcases
FIGHT SONG EVALUATION/HOME ROUTINE SHOWCASE (Optional) - Teams may bring a Fight Song to be evaluated and/or a home routine to showcase, limited to 1 minute per routine. The Fight Song evaluation/Home Routine Showcase takes place on DAY 1 of camp. Teams will receive written feedback for their Fight Song performance, Use your traditional Fight Song or USA Fight Song available to learn online prior to camp. Add formation changes, visual effects, roll offs, skills, etc. Incorporations should be practical and crowd oriented. Emphasis on TECHNIQUE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP. For the Home Routine Showcase, teams will receive verbal feedback from USA instructors Home Routines can be performed with or without music.

ROUTINE A & B SHOWCASE - This showcase takes place on DAY 3. Dancers will gain performance experience and confidence by showcasing Routine A and Routine B.

TEAM ROUTINE EVALUATION COMPETITION - Teams will leave camp with a performance ready team routine. Emphasis on the KNOWLEDGE, TECHNIQUE/EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP. Teams will compete this routine on Day 4 1st 2nd and 3rd place trophies will be awarded.

Master Class
Learn current material from an industry professional.
Pin It Forward
This is an opportunity for select campers to be recognized by both the staff and their peers for demonstrating leadership, spirit, commitment, kindness and motivation.
Specialty Workshop
A variety of classes both skill based and material based will be offered during these workshops To take full advantage of all classes material, divide
your team members and have them attend different classes.
Staff TeamMate
Each team will be assigned a Staff TeamMate for camp. This staff member will work closely with your team to help them accomplish camp goals.
Team Up for St. Jude
Teams are encouraged to participate in this philanthropy program supporting St. Jude Hospital by filling out fundraising letters.
Technique Workshop
Dancers will focus on a variety of technical skills and across floor combinations A variety of levels will be offered.
Unity Games
Team bonding time and team building activities designed to unite your team!

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