Austin’s historic Paramount Theatre is hosting a variety of exciting summer camps for kids and teens where they can dive into the world of musical theatre, SNL-style comedy skits, song writing, film acting, stand-up comedy and even robo-arts! Registrations are selling out fast, but there are still some spots available in the camps below that could be just perfect for your creative kids.

–> Camp Story Wranglers
Grades 3-8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., $650
Offered at both North & Downtown locations!

Campers will explore story-writing, songwriting, costume and prop design, as well as acting, to create a new, thrilling, hilarious, weird, poignant, SNL-style, you-name-it production. This camp will not only challenge campers to be creative writers, but will challenge them to bring their stories to life! Click here for more info and to register.

–> roboARTS Camp 2017
Grades 3-8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., $650
Located at Hyde Park Baptist Church
The roboARTS Camp is offered through a partnership between the Paramount Academy for the Arts and Science in a Suitcase and is open to any 3rd – 8th grade student. This unique camp is perfect for students who are interested in creative writing, acting as well as building and programming robots. This two week, summer session will culminate in a final performance on the Stateside at the Paramount stage. Robots and students will perform side by side, with material written and created by the students themselves. Original scripts, songs, and scenes will be performed and robots will be designed, built, and costumed for the performance! Click here for more info and to register.

–> Comedy Intensive for Teens
Grades 6–12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $400
This full-day, one week, pre-professional technique class for older students hosted at the Paramount. Session ends with an informal sharing for friends and family. At the home of the Moontower Comedy Festival a local professional comic will introduce students to popular genres of comedy including improvisation, sketch-comedy, and stand-up. The next chapter of Austin’s world class comedy scene will include your camper! Click here for more info and to register.

More Camps: You can also click here to read about several other Paramount Camps with topics such as:

  • Musical Theatre
  • Song Writing
  • Film Acting

–> Camp Registration: To learn more about each camp and to sign up online, please visit the Paramount Theatre website.

Sounds like some fun ways to spend those summer days!