HAMS Summer Drama and Music Camp Accepting Registrations

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Is your child interested in musical theatre?

Do they want to learn about theatre, music, and dance?

Are they currently enrolled in 2nd-5th grade in the Hamilton City School District?

If so, have we got the summer camp for them!

Hamilton Acting and Music School, better known as HAMS, is now registering campers for another exciting summer of musical theatre. HAMS is open to students enrolled in the Hamilton City Schools District who have completed grades 2nd through 5th (as of this summer), who are looking for a nurturing and positive environment in which they can learn more about music, theatre, dance, performance, and musicals. Please see the attached information sheet for more details.

Camp 9:00-11:30 June 3rd – July 9th at Hamilton High School

Performance of “Alice in Wonderland” July 10 and July 11 at Hamilton High School.

Cost: $50.00 per camper if you pre-register and pay in full by May 29th.

If you would like more information, please contact Miss Haven ([email protected])

Click here to register online.


Additional Details:

H.A.M.S. (Hamilton Acting and Music School) Camp

Eligibility: Any Hamilton City School student who was in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th during the ‘14-’15 school year


-Camp/Rehearsals: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. every weekday June 3rd through July 9th.                                                           At Hamilton High School. Park in lot “F”, Enter through door “O”, Large silver letters “MUSIC”

-No camp July 3rd. We will be performing at the 4th of July festival downtown (details TBA)

-Open Dress rehearsal Thursday, July 9th, 7:00 p.m., at Hamilton High School

(campers must report by 5:30 p.m., run thru of the show will begin at 7:00 p.m.)

-Performances: “Alice In Wonderland” (audience tickets will be $5.00 each) at Hamilton High School Friday, July 10th @ 7:00 p.m. & Saturday, July 11th @ 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (Performers should be prepared to stay between performances.  We will order pizza, play games, and reflect on our experience)

Cost: $50.00 per camper if you pre-register and pay in full by May 29th. $60.00 per camper if you register after May 29th. This covers a camp t-shirt, music, scripts, materials, costumes, and props.  Payment may be cash or checks made out to “Hamilton Performing Arts Association”.

Attendance: Since we are working towards a final product of a finished show, regular attendance is a must. Any camper with more than 2 unexcused absences will be dismissed from the camp without a refund. We realize that families take vacations in the summer and we don’t require that you alter your vacation plans.  We do, however, require advanced notice of any absence for vacation purposes (these will be excused absences and your child will not be penalized).

All campers must be dropped off and picked up on time.  Park in lot “F”, Enter through door “O”, Large silver letters “MUSIC”.
For emergency delays or absences please call Ms. Meg Haven: 513-295-8845

What to wear: comfortable clothes for sitting on the floor, moving, etc. For safety reasons, your child must wear gym shoes – absolutely no flip flops, sandals, heels, open-toed shoes, etc.

What to Bring: Their script and a water bottle (NO SWEET DRINKS! Water only, please!)

NOTE: We plan for a 10 minute snack break each day. We will provide the snack. Due to time constraints, there may be occasions that we will not have time for a snack, so we suggest a hearty breakfast before coming to camp.

What to Expect: Week 1: introductions, auditions*, and casting. Weeks 2-5: rehearsals and lessons. Week 6: run thrus and getting ready for the performances!
*All campers will be in the show. Auditions are to assign specific roles.

Questions?  Call or email Ms. Meg Haven: 513-295-8845 or [email protected]