DaVinci Academy Summer Day Camp

Program Director

Anna Wright

Site Director

Amanda Walters

Camp Information

2033 Grant Avenue, Ogden, UT 84401


2019 registration is now open! 


In partnership with DaVinci Academy, the Y is excited to present our newest specialty camp. This camp is the perfect theatre camp for both new and experienced performers. Over 4 weeks, each child will rotate daily between four classes (Acting, Voice, Technical Theatre, and Ensemble), learning valuable lessons and tips needed in all phases of theater. Some subjects covered include audition technique, character development, improv skills, musical theatre, scenic design, and stage makeup. Along with these technical aspects, our youth will also be working on self-confidence, communication skills, and literacy. Every program concludes with a final showcase production where our young actors show off everything they have learned.

Meet our Theatre Teacher!

2018 recipient of the Children's Theatre Foundation of America's Reba R. Robertson Award!

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Adam Slee a high school theatre teacher at DaVinci Academy, a public charter school in downtown Ogden, UT., is the 2018 recipient of the Children's Theatre Foundation of America's Reba R. Robertson Award for an outstanding public high school drama teacher. The bi-annual honor is sponsored by the Children’s Theatre Foundation of America. Slee received a grant for his theatre program and funding for professional development during the CTFA Corey Medallion Award Luncheon, August 2, 2018, Hyatt Regency, Nicolette Mall, Minneapolis, MN, held in conjunction with the American Alliance for Theatre and Education national conference.

The theatre program’s work reflects this mission and creates community outreach projects that service disadvantaged populations through All Access Arts and its free ticket program. Mr. Slee understands the challenges faced by his disadvantaged teens. Homeless at 16, he survived and then thrived, in great part by the support of others. Having learned to value the gift of giving, today he works by giving to his students. 

Benefits of theater for your youth.

Register between now and April 30th and save $75 using coupon code THEATER19


Follow link below to register online. Enter "theater" in the search bar, and find the camp that your youth will attend! 

Register Online Here!!



Youth ages 5-12 (must be entering 1st grade to join day camp)


10 - 16 (must be 10 prior to start of camp)



Theatre Camp Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

Sample Schedule: Intensive camp/Mini camp (coming soon)

Session Camp Dates Ages
Block 1 Intensive Theatre Camp June 3rd - June 28th  10 - 16
Mini Camp 1 Intro to Theatre July 1 - 5 (no camp on 7/4)  5 - 12
Block 2 Intensive Theatre Camp July 8th - August 2nd 10 - 16
Mini Camp 2 Intro to Theatre August 5th - August 9th  5 - 12



Yes, $500 for a block of Theatre camp sounds intimidating. However, if you really break it down, it comes to $125 a week, for 40 HOURS of intensive theatre work, that's a cost of $3.13 an hour! Wow! With this, you get expert Theatre teachers for 6 hours a day, field trips to various Performing Arts Venues, a showcase at the end where all the hard work is brought to light on an actual production stage, along with a Family Dinner after the performance. What a value!

Intensive Theatre Camp 
Early Bird Rate (January - April) $425 per block 
Frequent Camper Discount (must register for 3 or more sessions) 10% off of each session/block
Full Price * $500 per block (can be paid in increments with a valid credit card on file) 


Intro to Theatre Camp
Early Bird Rate (January - March) $185 per session
Frequent Camper Discount (must register for 3 or more sessions) 10% off of each session/block
Full Price * $210 per session


Financial Assistance

* The YMCA is committed to ensuring that all families have access to the high quality programming the Y is known for.  Through the support of donors, we are proud to be able to work with families to make sure that cost is not a barrier to participation.  Interested families are encouraged to talk with our staff.  To learn more call 801-839-3385 or click here.

HEROES Military Program Rate

Active duty military families may be eligible to receive our HEROES program rate. Click here to learn more.


Register online or at our office:
575 Lockwood Drive, Ogden UT 84404

Parent Resources

Parent Handbook