Summer Camps

JULY 1 - AUGUST 22, 2020




Summer 2020 Update – June 15, 2020:

Summer Camp 2020 is a go in our new location Scotland Fields in York, ME! On July 1st the State of Maine will be lifting the 14 day quarantine period for out of state residents (NH campers) as long as they can provide a negative Covid -19 test within 72 hours of starting camp. At this point, we will be asking our NH campers to follow those same protocols but we cautiously anticipate that by the time camp begins NH residents may be able to come and go into Maine as they please. We will also be staggering our drop-off and pick-up times, as per the CDC recommendations and will not have parents leave their cars during pickup. All campers and staff will have their temperature taken every day at check-in and will be asked if they have experienced any symptoms related to the corona virus in the past 14 days.  While at camp, campers will be divided into smaller sub-groups, which they will remain in for the majority of the day. When participating in activities with the entire camp, every effort will be made to have these activities outside and campers will be socially distanced from other sub-groups.  The Camp area will be cleaned and disinfected multiple times during the day in accordance with all CDC guidelines and all staff will wear masks when not outside or socially distanced. Campers will not be able to share supplies or food so we will be asking all campers to provide their own lunch, water, snacks, crayons, markers and scissors. 

We will be holding a Zoom Town Hall on Monday, June 22nd at 7:00 PM for any interested parents and campers to help answer any additional questions or concerns you may have over sending your child to camp this summer. Please join us! Zoom Link: 


Summer Day & Boot Camps 2020 

Ages 7 – 17


Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts offers a variety of camps for all ages and abilities. Our Day Camps (ages 7-14) are designed to introduce, identify and strengthen each participant’s performance skills, self-confidence, creativity, and ability to work with others. Using song, dance, improvisation, theater games and scene study, participants work towards putting together a show.

Our Teen Boot Camp (ages 13-17), which is held in the evening, are geared towards the more seasoned actor. Participants audition, rehearse scenes, learn music and choreography in just two short weeks.

All summer camps are held at Scotland Fields 250 Cider Hill Road York, ME. 

Day Camp Session 1


Campers will learn and perform some of Broadway’s most iconic numbers including “We’re All in This Together” from High School Musical, “Revolting Children” from Matilda and “Freak Flag” from Shrek, while also participating in a variety of dance, vocal, dramatic and improvisation workshops, play theatre games, design their own costumes, sing karaoke and master some of the latest Tik Tok dances. The end of camp performance will be videotaped and sent out to families.

Ages 9 – 14
Limited to 36 campers
3-Weeks | 9am – 4pm
July 1st – July 18th

Boot Camp

Footloose Jr.

Ages 13 – 17
Limited to 25 campers
2-Weeks | 5pm – 10pm
August 10th – 22nd
August 21st & 22nd @ 8pm
August 22nd & 23rd @ 2pm

Day Camp Session 2

Jungle Book Kids

Ages 7 – 10
Limited to 25 campers
2-Weeks | 9am – 2pm
August 10th – 22nd
August 21st @ 4pm
August 22nd @ 10am

Camp Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations made 30 days or more before camp start date will result in a refund of any amount paid greater than the non-refundable deposit.

Cancellations made 29 days or less before camp start date will not be refunded.

Deposits are non-refundable.

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