2022 Twin Cities Summer Camps: Theater & Performing Arts Camps

Twin Cities 2022 theater & performing arts summer camps

All the world’s a stage at this collection of performing arts summer camps in the Minneapolis-St Paul metro area. Choose from professional theater and dance companies across the Twin Cities and beyond. Please check out our Featured Listings – they make our 2022 Twin Cities Summer Camp Guide possible!

Camp Pillsbury 

Owatonna, Minnesota 
camppillsbury@gmail.com or (507) 214-2200

This sleep away/day camp run for six sessions for multiple weeks | 6 years-17 years | $2500-$3750 depending on the session.

Camp Pillsbury in Owatonna, Minnesota offers campers endless opportunities to hone their skills in fun and outstanding summer camp programs. Our camp caters to campers from 6-17 years old. Campers design their own unique schedule. Our premier programs are taught by staff members accomplished in their fields of expertise. Campers will improve and focus on 3 majors they take every day for a session. The end of the session culminates in a performance day for the camp, parents and community!
Campers also select 3 minors daily, which they can repeat or experience once if they choose. Camp Pillsbury provides many summer camp activities including: rock band, theater, dance, visual arts, circus, sports, cooking, extreme sports, horseback riding, magic, tech/digital arts, tennis, watersports and more!

Locally Grown  Summer Theatre Camp

Oltman Middle School
6625 Goodview Ave S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016


This Day Camp runs for 1-2 weeks | Ages 4 years-18 years | $200-$300

Come grow with us at Locally Grown Theatre! With summer camps for students of all ages and experience levels. Our youngest students will begin their theatre adventures with immersive nautically-themed creative play, while our older actors get their time in the limelight – a chance to perform on stage in one of our two fully staged productions of fairytales and classic stories. Which adventure will you choose? A rugged pirate? A benevolent princess? Or something a bit more Grimm? No matter which camp you choose, you are guaranteed to learn and have fun while doing it!

Athena Music & Leadership Camp

Athena Music & Leadership Camp is open to students ages 11-18.  Camp runs for 5 days at Bethel University offering both sleeping away camp and day camp options.  $750 for Residential Camp, $550 for Day Camp

Bunce Performing Arts

The Bunce Backyard, 16938 Weaver Lake Drive, Maple Grove, MN 55311
One or two-week camp preparing for and performing the Jungle Book. Sessions run June 13– June, 2022 (with performances on June 23rd or 24th). Ages 8-15, $100-$185. Registration Open.

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters

501 West 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Full and half day Musical Theatre Camp sessions. Sessions run June 20 – August 5, 2022. Ages 5-18, $175-$450. 2022 registration opens mid-February.

Children’s Theatre Company 

2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
In person and virtual camps offered. Give your star the opportunity to explore acting, musical theatre, improv, and more. With dozens of summer camps, you’re sure to find the perfect fit. Sessions June 6 – September 2, 2022. $385/one week camps; $1500/intensives; extended care options available.

Dance-Twirl Minnesota 

525 Diffley Rd, Eagan, MN 55123
Participants explore performing arts and put on a performance on the evening of the last class. Summer session runs June-July. 2022 details TBA.

Lyric Arts Main Street Stage

Lyric Arts Classroom, 420 E Main St, Anoka, MN 55303
Peninsula Point Park, 1460 S Ferry Rd, Anoka, MN 55303
George Enloe Park, 631 Lund Blvd, Anoka, MN 55303
5-day, 8 hour camps learn the fundamentals of playwriting. June 20-August 26, 2022. K-5th grade, $140-$245.

Merrill Arts Center

380 Rivertown Dr #200, Woodbury, MN 55125
Arts Education Camps for various levels from super hero camp to a theater intensive. Baby & Me – 12th Grade; June 27, 2022 – July 27, 2022. $250-$450/camp

Minnesota Ballet School

14675 Martin Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
Ballet Camps, including Nutcracker, Princess Ballet, Fairy Ballet and Intensive. (also offers Spring Break Camps). June 13, 2022 – August 18, 2022. $60-$160/camp

Moore Than Dance 

1220 E Moore Lake Dr, Fridley, MN 55432
Fun theater, dance and movement camps featuring a variety of your kids favorite characters. Ages 3-18. Session: June 27-August 11, 2022. $150/half-day; $300/full day.

Open Window Summer Youth Musical 

5300 S. Robert Trail, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
This year’s musical will be Seussical. Rehearsals July 18-August 17, 2022 with weekend performances August 18-28, 2022. Ages 8-18. Prices TBA.

O’Shea Irish Dance 

36 Prior Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104
Irish Beginner Dance Camp is Irish Step Dance instruction for fun, fitness and friends. July & August 2022, dates TBA.

Perpich Arts High School Summer Camp

6125 Olson Memorial Hwy, Golden Valley, MN 55422
A 5 Day Camp is held for grades 6-10.  There are two weeks to choose from: the week of June 20 or July 1.  $25/half day camp, $50 for full day camp

Rince na Chroi Irish Dance Camp 

St Paul, MN
One-week morning camps for beginner through advanced dancers. Sessions run June 20-24, 2022: Intermediate & Advanced & July 20-25, 2022: Beginner & Advanced Beginner. Ages 3+. $195-$250/half days, $20 extra for full days.

Shell Lake Arts Center

802 1st St, Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Sessions run Sunday-Friday for grades 6-12. Sessions offered June 12-August 5, 2022. $650 with Early Bird Rate (if by March 1st), $675 Regular Rate (After March 1st) *Some camps require an additional $35 course fee.

Shooting Starz

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 710 East Broadway, Osseo MN 55369
Shooting Starz Phone Number: (612) 715-9178
Camp runs June 20-24 and 27-30–9 days | For Grades K-7th | $175. All campers receive a camp t-shirt.

Stages Theatre Company 

1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
FAIR School Crystal, 3915 Adair Ave N, Crystal, MN 55422
PiM Arts High School, 7255 Flying Cloud Dr., Eden Prairie, MN 5534

Offers acting workshops from 1 week to 3 weeks. Sessions run June 6-Aug 25, 2022. Ages 4-grade 12. $155-$780.

SteppingStone Theater 

Park Square Theatre, 20 W 7th, St Paul, MN 55102
The Journey School, 775 Lexington Pkwy N., St Paul, MN 55104
Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, 16 W 5th St., St Paul, MN 55102

Programs to spark creativity and confidence while developing theatre skills. Week-long camps, day-long workshops and extended programming to fit your schedule. Sessions run June 13-Aug 26, 2022. PreK-Grade 12. Tuition is pay-as-you’re-able.

Summit Dance Summer Camp

Summit Dance Shoppe, 2800 Fernbrook Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55447
Dance classes for ages 2 (with caregiver) through 11. June-August 2022 dates TBA. One week sessions: $56.

Youth Performance Company 

641 Fairview Ave N., Suite 191, St Paul, MN 55104
Weekly morning and afternoon theatre workshops. Grades K-12. June 13-August 26, 2022. $150-$300.

Is your summer camp missing? We would love to include it in our 2022 Ultiamte Summer Camp Guide. Basic inclusion is FREE and upgraded entries are very affordable. Click this link to sign up to learn how to be included.

This article contains paid and free submitted entries of summer camps. These camps have been collected as a convenience to parents seeking summer camp options and are for informational purposes only. Inclusion does not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Family Fun Twin Cities.

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