Summer Camps

WHERE KIDS TAKE CENTER STAGE

Summer Camps at the Paramount encourage young people to explore acting, singing, dancing, creative writing, production design, songwriting and performance. Every camp ends with a performance on the historic Paramount or State Theatre stage! We offer scholarships, as well as early care and late care at full day camps.

2024 Summer Camps will go on sale on Tuesday, January 9 at 10AM.

For rising 1st–10th graders

Camp Paramount

6 Sessions to chose from

Two Weeks with Full Days
Monday–Friday, 9am to 4pm

$900
Scholarships available! Click here to apply.

Make lifelong memories performing on the Paramount stage! 6 sessions to choose from at locations across Austin! In this fun and fast-paced 2-week musical theatre camp, campers will perform Broadway style musical numbers and iconic pop hits on the historic Paramount Stage! Campers will not only be preparing for their dynamic final performance, but they will also receive training in voice, acting, dance, and production from professionally trained theatre artists. All sessions are different and unique – join us for multiple sessions!

Central Session 1
June 3-14, 2024

Location:
The State Theatre
719 Congress Ave

Performance:
Friday, June 14 at 6pm
The Paramount Theatre

Central Session 2
June 17 - 28, 2024

Location:
The State Theatre
719 Congress Ave

Performance:
Friday, June 28 at 6pm
The Paramount Theatre

Central Session 3
July 8 - 19, 2024

Location:
The State Theatre
719 Congress Ave

Performance:
Friday, July 19 at 6:30pm
The Paramount Theatre

Central Session 4
July 22 - August 2, 2024

Location:
The State Theatre
719 Congress Ave

Performance:
Friday, August 2 at 6pm
The Paramount Theatre

Camp Paramount Trinity
June 10 - 21, 2024

Location:
Trinity Episcopal School
3901 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78746
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Performance:
Friday, June 21 at 6pm
The Paramount Theatre

Camp Paramount Doss
July 15 - 26, 2024

Location:
Doss Elementary School
7005 Northledge Dr, Austin, TX 78731
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Performance:
Friday, July 26 at 6pm
The Paramount Theatre

For rising 3rd–7th graders

Camp Story Wranglers

July 8 – 19, 2024

Two Weeks with Full Days
Monday–Friday, 9am to 4pm

$850
Scholarships available! Click here to apply.

Inspired by our hugely popular in-school Paramount Story Wranglers program, 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! The State Theatre is turned over to our campers on Friday night for their musical-sketch comedy production.

Location:
Reilly Elementary School
405 Denson Dr, Austin, TX 78752
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Performance:
Friday, July 19 at 5pm
The State Theatre

For rising 7th–12th graders

Summer Songwriting Workshop

June 17-28, 2024

Two Weeks with Half Days
Monday – Friday, 1pm to 5pm

$800
Scholarships available! Click here to apply.

Our Songwriting Workshop returns by popular demand! Calling all aspiring musicians, lyricists, and students that want to learn more about songwriting. The Paramount and State Theatres are known for hosting legendary songwriters from around the world — our 2-week workshop fosters the next generation, culminating in a showcase at the historic Paramount Theatre. Prior musical experience or playing an instrument is a plus, but not required.

Students will learn the basics of songwriting and explore different genres of popular music, led by Akina Adderley, vocalist, songwriter, educator, and Austin Music Award nominee. Featuring another all-star roster of guest musicians, to be announced.

Location:
The Paramount Theatre
713 Congress Avenue

Performance:
Friday, June 28 at 4pm
The Paramount Theatre

Camp Registration, Policies, and FAQ

Please review our registration procedures and policies on accessibility, attendance, cancellation, payment plans, photo release, scholarships, and tolerance.

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“She had such a wonderful time and has developed so much because of your program. Every day she would tell me about what they worked on and what she needed to practice. Every day she jumped out of bed and could not wait to get there. We literally could not drop her off soon enough.”

– Camp Paramount Parent