Kate’s Camp for Kids

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Presenting TWO shows this Spring!

Directed by Martha Herrle at The Kate


*Ages 5-10

*Rehearsals on Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm at The Kate

*Tuition: $165 per show or register for both and SAVE $10!




Lights! Camera! Action!

January 10-March 7, rehearsals 4:00-5:00pm, performance for friends and family on March 7 at 5:30pm at The Kate

Quiet! Quiet on the set, everyone! Take your seats and prepare to be thrilled with songs and special appearances by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars! This mini-musical features favorite songs from the hit movies SpongeBob SquarePants, Finding Nemo, The Polar Express, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Shrek. Join us for a musical revue featuring songs from the movies of today!



Track 1: Lights! Camera! Action!

Track 2: SpongeBob Square Pants

Track 3: Beyond the Sea

Track 4: Hot Chocolate

Track 5: The Candy Man

Track 6: Best Years of Our Lives


It’s Saturday!


March 21-May 9, rehearsals 4:00-5:00pm, performance for friends and family on May 9 at 5:30pm at The Kate

Join the celebration of a ‘day off’ in the life of a kid with this clever mini-musical. From watching cartoons to piano lessons, from football practice to chores, you’ll explore all the options for activities … or are they options?


Kate’s Camp for Kids Summer Program


This state-licensed camp brings together professional teaching artists from Community Music School and throughout the region  to the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook. Designed  for  boys and girls ages 5 to 10 years old, Kate’s Camp is filled with music, dance, art, and theater and each session culminates in a performance for family and friends! A  diverse range of activities is offered on a rotating basis to ensure a fresh experience for even the most frequent camper.

Hours: Monday through Thursday  from  9 am to 3 pm; Fridays from 9 am with  dismissal immediately following the show  (approximately 2:30 pm).

Frequently Asked Questions   |  Scholarship Application

Campers must be 5  years of age by the first day of camp. Those who have not yet experienced a full day of school may have difficulty adjusting to the camp day. For our 2-week  Broadway theater program for ages 8 to 15, visit the Broadway Bound page.

Payment is due at the time of registration; acceptable forms of payment are cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. A camp packet will be mailed to you once payment has been processed. Please OPEN PROMPTLY as time-sensitive camp forms will be included.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged for any cancellations prior to June 16th; NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS will be provided for cancellations after June 16th. A 10% discount on 2nd registration within the same household (for additional session or sibling registered in the same session) is available.

Online – Securely through PayPal (a PayPal account is  not required); multiple discount will be refunded after transaction is accepted.

In person – Community Music School, 90 Main Street (Spencer’s Corner), Centerbrook, CT 06409

By phone – call CMS at 860-767-0026; Mon. – Thurs. 9 am to 7 pm; Fri. 9 am to 5 pm


Summer 2018:


Session 1: July 9-13, 2018,  9 am – 3 pm
Ages 5 to 10, $285

“Wing It”


 Session 2: July 16-20, 2018,  9 am – 3 pm
Ages 5 to 10, $285



 Session 3: July 23-27, 2018,  9 am – 3 pm
Ages 5 to 10, $285

“It’s a Hit”

Session 4: July 30-August 3, 2017,  9 am – 3 pm
Ages 5 to 10, $285

“Pirates: The Musical”


Session 5: August 6-10, 2018,  9 am – 3 pm
Ages 5 to 10, $285

“Sing Me a Fable”






See what a day at Kate’s Camp is like, watch our video!

Kate’s Camp for Kids is generously supported by grants from The Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation and  NewAlliance Foundation.
NewAlliance Foundation