Are there summer camps for aspiring young magicians?

Magic Summer Camps

Many of you have asked about magic summer camps. I'm happy to provide the information that I have but a listing here should not be interpreted as a recommendation for any of the camps. I know nothing about the actual workings or history of the individual camps.

The first three summer camps are specially dedicated to the magical performing arts. The remainder of them have intensive performing arts programs that may or may not include magic as a course of instruction.

I found the non-specifically magic-related camps through a Sarah engine using an advanced search method using the words: SUMMER, CAMPS, PERFORMING and ARTS

David Goodsell's West Coast Magic Camp
Idyllwood, California
A summer camp for boys and girls ages 9 to 16 in the San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California two miles east of Los Angeles. There are programs from beginners to advanced stage and close-up magic. For more information call (800) 645-1423

Sorcerer's Summer Safari, Camp Tamarack
Ontario, Canada
Tel: (416) 322-1442
Canada's only summer camp for young magicians. Participants receive private and semi-private instructions in a variety of magic disciplines from visiting professional magicians. The camp has a large private lake, a stage with full lighting and sound equipment, a large practice studio, full video and post-production faculties.

Tannen's Summer Camp
Location: The New York Institute of Technology Campus
Registration Information only: (212) 929-4500 x. #200
Other inquiries: Ask for Terri or Dennis Cook: (718) 631-8908.

A week-long summer camp for magicians ages 12 to 20 features an intense schedule of close-up and stage lectures and classes and performances by leading magicians.

Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts/Theater/Dance Camp
New Rochelle, NY
130 Wood Hollow Lake
New Rochelle, NY 10804
Tel: 804-967-0178
Fax: 804-967-0178

Cazadero Performing Arts Camp
P.O. Box 8121
Berkeley, CA 94707
Tel: (510) 527-7500
Fax: (510) 527-2790

Long Lake Camp
Tel: (914) 693-7111
Fax: (914) 694-7684
Duration: June 20 - August 30
Tel: (518) 624-4831

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp
40755 Routt County Road 36
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Tel: (970) 879-7125 or 1-800-430-ARTS (2787)
Fax: (970) 879-5823

Buck's Rock Camp
59 Buck's Rock Road
New Milford, CT. 06776, USA

Young Musicians & Artists
P0 Box 13277
Portland, OR 97213
Tel: (503) 281-9528

Sunapee Arts Camp
Deer Hill Road Box 177
Georges Mills, NH 03751
Tel: (603)763-5111
Fax: (603)763-4502

Showchoir Camps of America
Box 583, Naperville
IL 60566
Tel: (630) 355-5551

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