At Harand Camp EVERYONE is a STAR!
It is our goal for ALL campers to develop skills in the performing arts AND build self-confidence & self-esteem. We welcome all levels of experience and do not require auditions for admission.
In preparation for final performances, campers take daily classes in singing, dancing & acting. Occasional rehearsals are held in the evening (alternating with other activities). Sessions culminate with amazing large-scale performances in our beautiful, 400-seat, state-of-the-art theatre. Campers may also choose to enroll in extra arts courses such as costuming, technical theater, production / management, improv, stage makeup, stage combat, auditioning and more! These electives are optional and included in tuition. We recommend the first session for new Haranders!
1st Session: Revue (6/18/23 -7/9/23)
Campers participate in a full-length musical revue involving the entire camp. Each age group prepares two 10-15 minute sections of non-stop singing and dancing. Groups appear on stage - in our beautiful costumes - no less than three times!
Families find our pageant revue to be very special & moving. While it is more heavily focused on singing & dancing, campers also prepare a one-act play that is performed on visiting day prior to the pageant.
Past pageants include: Broadway Rocks; Pure Imagination (fantasy shows); Screen to Stage; ICONS (Music Legends); Triple Threat: Robbins, Fosse & Bennett, Tributes to Irving Berlin and George Gershwin, Movie Musicals, Women of Broadway, Tony-Award Winners, Haranders' Choice & more!
SCREEN TO STAGE PAGEANT
2nd Session: Musicals (7/10/23-7/30/23)
During the second 3 weeks, each age group prepares a full-length musical. Unlike at other camps, all Haranders have the chance to perform a leading role, and appear as part of the ensemble, ensuring that EVERY camper receives the full musical experience.
Recent shows include: Mamma Mia, West Side Story, Rock of Ages, Into the Woods, Shrek, Bring it On, Gypsy, 13: The Musical, Footloose, The Wedding Singer, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Seussical, Urinetown, Once Upon a Mattress, SGuys & Dolls, Legally Blonde, Xanadu, Bye Bye Birdie, Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Disney's The Little Mermaid, Willy Wonka, All Shook Up, Annie and more!
All shows presented with proper licensing.
1-Week Workshop (6/18/23-6/24/23)
First-Year Campers, Ages 12 & Under Only!
The one-week session is a unique program exclusive to new campers, ages 7-12. One-weekers are fully integrated into our first session program, enjoying the same classes, recreational activities and cabin bonding as those staying the full 3 weeks. The week culminates in a Workshop performance featuring selections from the Pageant. This option is perfect for new campers who want to try camp without committing to 3 or 6 weeks. One-weekers have the option to stay for the full session!