Circus Arts Summer Camp 2021

In the summer Thorndale Gym is transformed. . . 

 

Thorndale Gym takes the form of a mythical circus tent,

The Gym convert into training grounds for our young campers,

And our young campers become 

C I R C U S   S T A R S !

Campers spend the summer in a celebration of movement and play. Our certified coaches teach exciting new skills in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. Campers enjoy the satisfaction of mastering amazing feats and working as a team. And throughout the summer, full-time campers get to experience the thrill of performing!

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Camp is open to one and all, ages 6 – 12; no previous experience is needed! 

Activities include:

  • The amazing Gym Wheel

  • Aerial Silks

  • Static Trapeze

  • Mini and Big Trampoline

  • Partner Acrobatics

  • Juggling

  • And more!

 

As a reminder in regards to COVID19 we have to follow all "State of Illinois and City of Chicago Guidelines" which include most important amongst others:​

  • Visual signage posted throughout facilities regarding hygiene,  social distancing, proper PPE and more keeping 6ft apart (social distancing); stay within marked off areas where required/needed

  • ​Health screenings required for children before classroom entry take your temperature before you leave home if it is over 99.6 please stay home! hand washing/sanitizing upon entry and after every routine

  • ​Parents and employees must wear facial coverings at all times; children are required to wear facial coverings when outside the classroom - Masks to cover mouth and nose outside the classroom at all times

  • ​Staff frequently disinfect facilities, including wheels and other object

  • Group children into stable cohorts Groups are limited to 10 kids , two coaches assigned for each group: due to space limitations only three groups per day and week are possible

  • ​Doors and windows remain open to increase ventilation, where appropriate; windows and door will be open  at all times during camp

  • ​bring your water bottle

  • reduce what you bring with you to things you need (shoes, belts, water bottles)

 

New pick up and drop off regulations for parents

  • Do NOT arrive more than 5 minutes before camp!

  • Drop off and pick up your kids on time! 

  • Parents are not allowed to pass the parent board marked with stripes in the entrance area

  • Parents are not permitted in the Gym (this will exceed the ten-person limit set by City of Chicago.

https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/covid-19/home/reopening-business-portal/business-guidelines.html#cds-tabs-1237268136-1

 

If you have concerns or questions, please talk to Jesse jesseusawheel@gmail.com or Wolfgang wolfgang@cirquesexperience.org!

Sign up by the week, or for the entire program!

​Dates:

Monday, June 22 - Friday, August 7, (Friday, August 21) 2020

7 (9) weeks of circus fun!

Children can sign up by the week or for 7 + 2 (9) weeks.

Hours:

Camp hours are from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

We have extended care available (8 am- 9 am and 3 pm - 5 pm). If you are requesting extended care services, please email Jesse  (jesse@cirquesexperience.org) 

Fees:

5-day weeks = $240

Try-out Camp for a day = $60

Specials:

7-week package price = $1,375

"Any 4-week package" = $875  (rebate will be given after booking)

​We want circus arts to be open to everyone! Don’t let cost get in the way. If camp fees seem unmanageable, please contact us to discuss grant or scholarship opportunities.

If you have any questions regarding summer camp, 

email: christian@cirquesexperience.org

 

 

 

Wolfgang Bientzle

Principal

wolfgang@cirquesexperience.org

(312) 375-5264

info@cirquesexperience.org

Jesse Dascola

Instructor
USA Wheel Logistics Coordinator
(312) 810 - 2796

jesse@cirquesexperience.org

Victor Cerda 

Attorney

Supervising Tutor 

victor@cirquesexperience.org 

Christian Ochsner 

Attorney, LL.M.

Administration and Accounting

christian@cirquesexperience.org

 

 

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