Our wildly popular summer theatre camp: FUNCamp 2024 returns for another summer of exciting Theatre Arts opportunities! As an MD State Licensed Youth Day Camp (license # 10-YC-13282), the safety of our FUNCampers, staff, and artists is of the utmost importance to us!

– All of our Teaching Artists are fingerprinted and background checked; and have received training and certification in First Aid/CPR, threat/violence aversion, and other best practices education in working with under-age children;
– Our facilities are climate-controlled and routinely inspected by the City and State to ensure safety for our FUNCampers;
– MET’s FUNCamp maintains an at-least one trained adult to every ten FUNCampers ratio;
– A registered nurse is on duty all summer long;
– Our staff practices both preventative and supportive discipline techniques;
– We proudly offer a robust and regionally-acclaimed theater arts curriculum; and
– Provide a no-pressure, enlightening, and stimulating performing arts summer experience for our FUNCampers!

CLICK HERE TO READ POLICIES FOR MET CLASSES AND CAMPS

Points of Note:

  • All sessions are one week long, unless otherwise noted.
  • To provide a safe environment for all, summer registrations will be limited to 20 FUNCampers per session.
  • Once registration is open, you are encouraged to sign up early to secure your spot!
  • Refund requests must be sent at least 30 working days prior to the start of the session. There is a non-refundable $100 deposit. View our refund policies.

After the most recent local guideline adjustments,  masks will be optional in FUNCamp and used at your discretion for the safety and comfort of our FUNCampers and staff. 


Session I: June 10-June 14

The Greatest Showman (Ages 10 – 15) 10am-3pm · $280

Work on becoming anything from a Ringmaster to a Clown as we workshop techniques for physical comedy, juggling, flow arts, dance, and more. FUNCAmpers will learn how to connect with the audience using their imagination to create their own circus inspired acts. This camp is for any skill level or personality as a we encourage discovering and expansion on what makes each student unique. A final show will be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.

Musical Theatre (Ages 7 – 11) 10am-3pm · $280

You become actor, set, costume, lighting, sound, and prop designer. Each day will focus on a different area of theatrical design, as well as different acting, movement and voice techniques. Working with theatre professionals, students will explore creative expression as they bring a play to life. Students rehearse for a final show to be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.


Session II: June 17-June 21

Creating Theatre (Ages 7 – 11) 10am-3pm · $280

You become actor, set, costume, lighting, sound, and prop designer. Each day will focus on a different area of theatrical design, as well as different acting, movement and voice techniques. Working with theatre professionals, students will explore creative expression as they bring a play to life. Students rehearse for a final show to be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.

Musical Theatre (Ages 12 – 16)  10am-3pm · $280

Work on becoming a triple threat by combining acting, singing, and dancing. FUNCampers will be led in a morning workout then move through their day working on scenes, songs, and dances from some of Broadway’s greatest treasures. A short musical theatre piece will be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.


Session III: June 24-June 28

Musical Theatre (Ages 7 – 11) 10am-3pm · $280

Work on becoming a triple threat by combining acting, singing, and dancing. FUNCampers will be led in a morning workout then move through their day working on scenes, songs, and dances from some of Broadway’s greatest treasures. A short musical theatre piece will be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.

Performance Project (Ages 12 – 16) 10am-3pm · $280

FUNCampers will create an original theatre piece utilizing ensemble-based exercises, principles that are the core of MET. This is a chance to use their own voices to really shape the future of theatre. Become writer, director, performer, and artist while building a show from the ground up to be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.


Session IV: July 1-July 5

Tiny Stages (Ages 5 – 6) 9am-noon · $185 (Please note this a 4-day camp. There is no camp on Thursday July 4)

Do you love fairy tales? Pirates? Farm animals? Castles? Bring your favorite stories to life. Through imaginative play, movement, music and craft activities our young FUNcampers will envision and realize a new world and present a short sharing of their journeys for families and friends at the end of each of the four camp days.


Session V: July 8-12

Music Video Magic (Ages 10-13) 10am-3pm · $280

FUNCampers will be challenged to create a video concept for a song, and then be guided to storyboard, shoot, edit and star in their own music video. This fun fast paced camp will bring out the director and performer in your young creative child. Videos will be shown at a screening for family and friends at the end of the week. (Students must bring own electronic device with video editing software.)

Costume Design (Ages 12-16) 10am-3pm · $280

A character’s costume can tell the audience so much about who they are! FUNCampers will explore the process of a costume designer from page to stage through period research, design and rendering skills and construction techniques. Daily activities will include creating costume plots, distressing costumes, utilizing unconventional materials, embellishing and altering items off the rack to create unique looks and more!


Session VI: July 15-19

Musical Theatre (Ages 7 – 11) 10am-3pm · $280

Work on becoming a triple threat by combining acting, singing, and dancing. FUNCampers will be led in a morning workout then move through their day working on scenes, songs, and dances from some of Broadway’s greatest treasures. A short musical theatre piece will be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.

Improv/Comedy Jam (Ages 12 – 16) 10am-3pm · $280

Class clowns and wallflowers alike are all welcome! Basic improv exercises, stand-up comedy techniques, and comedy scene work are all fused to help FUNCampers learn how to write, create and perform an original student-crafted comedy improv show, all while building confidence and honing public speaking skills. A final Improv Jam will be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.


Session VII: July 22-26

Creating Theatre (Ages 7 – 11) 10am-3pm · $280

You become actor, set, costume, lighting, sound, and prop designer. Each day will focus on a different area of theatrical design, as well as different acting, movement and voice techniques. Working with theatre professionals, students will explore creative expression as they bring a play to life. Students rehearse for a final show to be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.

Musical Theatre (Ages 12 – 16)  10am-3pm · $280

Work on becoming a triple threat by combining acting, singing, and dancing. FUNCampers will be led in a morning workout then move through their day working on scenes, songs, and dances from some of Broadway’s greatest treasures. A short musical theatre piece will be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre