America's Oldest · Founded 1808

Camp Walnut 2024

Dynamic summer training program educating students in the craft of musical theatre, acting, and beyond.

Mondays to Thursdays · July 8–August 1, 2024
Performances · August 1–4, 2024

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Discovery Division For Beginning Students

The Discovery Division offers beginning students the opportunity to explore hidden talents, improve communication skills and ignite their imagination. Through theatre games and activities, campers learn improvisation, singing & vocal technique, playwriting, dancing & stage movement and on-camera technique, all culminating in our Camp Walnut Showcase on our historic stage! The Showcase is an original musical written by the campers!

  • Discovery 1 | An Original Musical · Ages 8-11, Mon-Thur 9:30am-3:30pm · $1,200
  • Discovery 2 | An Original Musical · Ages 12-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-3:30pm · $1,200

Development Division For Intermediate Students

In the Development Division, the more advanced camper is challenged to develop a deeper understanding of the craft through classes and the production of a 30 minute scripted musical. Advanced classes feature improvisation, acting technique, audition coaching, singing & vocal technique, dancing & stage movement and on-camera technique.

  • Development 1 | The Music Man KIDS · Ages 8-11, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:00pm · $1,400
  • Development 2 | Finding Nemo KIDS · Ages 12-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:00pm · $1,400

Performance Division For Advanced Students

The Performance Division is for our most experienced campers. Campers will receive intensive instruction and perform in a fully produced show in the Walnut's Studio Theatre directed by industry professionals.

  • Musical Theatre | Beauty and the Beast Jr. · Ages 10-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:30pm · $1,675
  • Theatre Performance | The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) · Ages 10-18, Mon-Thur 9:30am-4:30pm · $1,675

Students can be dropped off as early as 8:45am and aftercare is available until 5:30pm each day for an additional $100 per week.

Campers in the Discovery and Development Divisions will have their public performance on the morning of August 3, 2024. Campers in the Performance Division will have public performances August 1–4, 2024.

More Information

We welcome students of all abilities, including those with disabilities and children who are developmentally typical.

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