All New Summer Dance Camps!

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We have many new camp offerings this year! In funk foundations and hip hop elements, campers can learn Breaking, Popping, Locking, Hip Hop party dance, FORTNITE, Fly Girlz, Choreography, and House! They can also learn about the history of these dances: how they came about, who are the people that created these dances and how these dances have changed over time. In some camps we will also learn about other elements of Hip Hop culture DJ’ing, Graffiti Art and MC’ing. New this year, we are offering int/adv levels and beginner level camps in breaking and Hip hop, music video camps, a Fly Girls camp, and how could we forget Fortnite?? With an emphasis on skill building and having fun, PULSE summer dance camps provide an opportunity for your child to really learn what Hip hop is all about!

Each week is facilitated by a different team of qualified summer camp instructors, so feel free to sign up for multiple weeks. Each team includes at least one First Aider and 1-2 assistants.

The week will end with an in studio sharing celebration where friends and family are invited to watch and share with the campers the fruits of their hard work throughout the week! Don’t miss out on this exciting and fun week of dance!

For your convenience before and after care is available at a daily rate of $25 (before AND after care) or $15 each time (before OR after care). Before care starts at 8:00 AM and after care ends at 5:00 PM.

Summer 2019 Dance Camp Schedule:

July 2-6: Fortnite/Fly Girlz
Half Days AM and PM 150.00 + GST
New this year!!!

About

Fly Girlz Camp: The Fly Girlz camp will celebrate all things female in Hip Hop! This is the ultimate girl power camp! We will focus on hip hop, choreography, and discovering all the things that make us unique as women in hip Hop as well as all the things we share with the guys! We will create some cool and unique fashions and end the week with a sharing of our work, a fashion show and maybe even have a little video to take home! !We will also have time to have discussions on topics relevant to girls and growing up - nutrition, social media, fashion, what it means to be confident, uplifting each other, creating community. History of women in Hip Hop: Dance, Rap etc. and of course the Fly Girls. We will concentrate on dancing to all female singing and rap groups and artists and celebrate all things female in Hip Hop! Mixed level.

Fortnite Camp: Do we need to explain ;)? Learn all the fortnite moves and make them your own! Did you know that almost all of those dances have a history in Hip Hop and come from earlier dances? Why not learn those too? We will make out own fortnite videos and bring the game to life in the studio!

July 8-12: Beginner Breaking and Int/Adv Breaking
Half Days AM and PM 169.00 + GST
7-12 Beginner Breaking
7-12 Int/Adv Breaking

About

Beginner breaking: Always wanted to learn but never had the chance to learn from the beginning? Let us help you! Calgary’s top Bboys will take you through all you need to know to get started. You will be amazed by how much you can learn in 5 days with our amazing staff! Not only that, but they will teach you about the history, the music, what makes breaking unique, and so much more. By the end of the week, you will know what footwork is and top rock, go downs, power moves and freezes will be part of your new vocabulary!

Int/Adv Breaking: Ready for a challenge? Some of Calgary’s top bboys are on our PULSE Staff and are so excited to help you get to that next level! What do you want to work on? Your teacher will take some time to asses you and make a plan with you. Then give you the tools, feedback, conditioning tips and drills to help you achieve your goals. Don’t know what to work on? No problem! We have endless ideas! Let us help make you great!

July 15-19: FUNK FOUNDATIONS
Half Days AM and PM 169.00 + GST
4/5 Funk Foundations
6/7 Funk Foundations

About

Funk Foundations: Our funk foundations program is designed to introduce young dancers to the elements of street dance through the teaching of the building blocks that most of the dances have in common. Groove, Rock, Coordination, strength on the floor, spatial awareness, working together with others, understanding music and how it is expressed in the body are some of the building blocks we explore. Funk Foundation camps also get into the specifics of each of the styles of breaking, locking and popping as well as art and beat boxing. A fun way to explore all that streetdance has to offer and a great way to set up your child for future success in dance!

July 22-26: MAKE A MUSIC VIDEO!!
Full Day Camp 325.00 + GST
8-12 Music Video Beginner
8-12 Music Video Int/Adv

About

Music video beginner: Never done choreography before? No worries! In this Intensive, we will work on a beginner level piece of choreography and then create a video for it! See what the possibilities are when it comes to editing and using different environments to showcase your dancing! You will come away with a unique creation that you can share or keep to yourself. We will discuss the pros and cons of posting on social media and Youtube and unwrap some of the mysteries of making videos magical!

Music video Int/Adv: Let’s go! Calling all future choreographers! We will work intensely to create choreography, storyboard, costumes and concept! You will be collaborators in the process and together we will put our creative juices to work. We have 5 days to make a dance video that will keep you smiling for the rest of the summer! Can’t wait!

July 29- Aug 2: Funk Foundations
Full Day 325.00 + GST, Half Day 169.00 + GST
4-6 AM/PM Funk Foundations
8-12 FULL DAY Beginner Funk Foundations

About

Funk Foundations 4-6: Our funk foundations program is designed to introduce young dancers to the elements of street dance through the teaching of the building blocks that most of the dances have in common. Groove, Rock, Coordination, strength on the floor, spatial awareness, working together with others, understanding music and how it is expressed in the body are some of the building blocks we explore. Funk Foundation camps also get into the specifics of each of the styles of breaking, locking and popping as well as art and beat boxing. A fun way to explore all that streetdance has to offer and a great way to set up your child for future success in dance!

Funk Foundations 8-12: Take these 5 days to learn all about each of the dances in the streetdance family: Breaking, Hip Hop, Popping, Locking, and House. You will learn how all of these dances are connected and what they have in common, as well as learn them as individual forms with their own feel, groove, techiniques and history. We will also learn about graffiti, beatboxing, mc'ing and djing: The other elements of what we call Hip Hop culture. A great way to explore all that this positive and fun culture as to offer!

Aug 6-9: Hip Hop All levels
Full Day 260.00 + GST
8-12 Beginner Hip Hop
8-12 Int/Adv Hip Hop

About

Beginner Hip Hop: This full day camp will introduce you to the world of Hip Hop and give you a taste of what this dance is all about. Groove, rock, isolate, and party! You will learn party dances from back in tha day and also some of the most current ones- our teachers can do them all! Have some fun learning some techniques, grooves and routines, You will discover that Hip Hop has a lot of variation depending on the music and the groove! Get ready to sweat and have fun!

Hip Hop Int/Adv: Who is ready for a challenge? Do you know what you want to work on? Want to work on your pick up skills? Strength? Execution? Performance? Versatility? Musicality? Freestyle? All of the above? We got you! Our faculty are top dancers in the city and have so much to share with you – bring a great attitude and we will help you to become a BEAST!

Aug 12-16: Funk Foundations
Full Day 325.00 + GST, Half Day 169.00 + GST
4-6 AM/PM Funk Foundations
8-12 FULL DAY Beginner Funk Foundations

About

Funk Foundations 4-6: Our funk foundations program is designed to introduce young dancers to the elements of street dance through the teaching of the building blocks that most of the dances have in common. Groove, Rock, Coordination, strength on the floor, spatial awareness, working together with others, understanding music and how it is expressed in the body are some of the building blocks we explore. Funk Foundation camps also get into the specifics of each of the styles of breaking, locking and popping as well as art and beat boxing. A fun way to explore all that streetdance has to offer and a great way to set up your child for future success in dance!

Funk Foundations 8-12: Take these 5 days to learn all about each of the dances in the streetdance family: Breaking, Hip Hop, Popping, Locking, and House. You will learn how all of these dances are connected and what they have in common, as well as learn them as individual forms with their own feel, groove, techiniques and history. We will also learn about graffiti, beatboxing, mc'ing and djing: The other elements of what we call Hip Hop culture. A great way to explore all that this positive and fun culture as to offer!

Aug 19-23: Hip Hop all ages
Full Day 325.00 + GST
8-9 Hip Hop
10-12 Hip Hop

About

Hip Hop: Dive into to the world of Hip Hop for the entire week! Groove, rock, isolate, and party! You will learn party dances from back in tha day and also some of the most current ones- our teachers can do them all! Have some fun learning some techniques, grooves and routines, You will discover that Hip Hop has a lot of variation depending on the music and the groove! Get ready to sweat and have fun!

 
 

Celebrity Camp with Special Guest Artists

Every year, campers will get to work with a handpicked team of dance specialists. We invite special guest educators who are some of the best and biggest names in Street Dance to share their knowledge and teach a week of camp at Pulse! It is truly a unique experience and the week has been so popular that now we call this special camp “Celebrity Week”. Past artists include: Caroline "Lady C" Fraser, Leah McFly, Caleaf Sellers, Mop Top, Dace Fusion, Bboy Storm, Heat Rock, Bboy Kid David (Renegade Rockers), Sweepy Molina, Brooklyn Terry (Elite Force, New York), Bboy Orko, Honey Rockwell and Natasha Jean Bart (Montreal, Cirque Due Soleil). Put any of these amazing artists into the same room and something special really happens! Some experience recommended but not necessary come ready to work hard! 

Aug 26-30, 2019 - Full day cost: $525.00 + GST