Gamma Phi Circus at Illinois State University is offering circus arts camps for children eight and younger this July. The Circuslings and CircusTots day camps will give children a chance to try circus arts such as balancing, juggling, acrobatics, plate spinning and tightwire.
Two-day Circuslings camp sessions, for children ages five to eight, will be held on July 2 and 3 and on July 5 and 6, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The cost per two-day camp is $40. Circustots camp, for 3 and 4 year old children, will be held on July 2 and 3 and on July 5 and 6, from 9 to 9:50 a.m. The cost per two-day session is $30.
The camps will be held at Thomas Metcalf School and will be facilitated by Junior Gamma Phi Circus Director, Kim Walker-Smith, instructor Kristen Lagally and a staff of Gamma Phi Circus and Junior Gamma Phi Circus trainers. The programs are sponsored by the College of Applied Science and Technology at Illinois State.
To register for the children’s circus camps, as well as for the regular basic and advanced circus skills camps for children ages seven and up, visit www.gammaphicircus.illinoisstate.edu or contact Tracy Sherman at Conference Services at (309) 438-2160.
Gamma Phi Circus is the oldest collegiate circus in the nation, promoting access to education and performance of circus arts since 1929.