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"We love the totally positive attitude and acceptance of everyone; the excellent role models and professional dance training with very experienced teachers who love helping the girls become better dancers and enjoy life. It is a wonderfully fun and positive experience for young women."

~ Lisa C., New York

'12 - '14 Parent

Camper Age 10




Apply to be a Counselor-In-Training this Summer!Campers ages 16 & 17 are invited to apply to be a Counselor-In-Training ("CIT") this summer. To apply, campers must register for a two-week CIT session and then complete and submit our CIT Application along with two letters of reference - one preferably by an ADTC camp staff member. Campers will leave the program with a unique resume-builder and potential character reference for college applications. Preference is given to ADTC Alumni who have attended as regular campers for a minimum of 2 summers. However, girls who have not had prior ADTC experience are still welcome to apply.


Our Counselor-In-Training Program offers select high school dancers at ADTC a unique opportunity to build their leadership skills and assume some counselor responsibilities while still participating in ADTC dance classes and activities as campers. The "CIT" Program is a combination of workshops, supervised opportunities with younger campers, program planning and general camp activities. In addition to leadership skills and teamwork, the development of ADTC's character values of attention, decision, truth and community ("ADTC") are emphasized along with an introduction to problem solving, communication, camping skills, camp mission/goals, basic life saving, and camp work projects. Participants pay full tuition for their first 2-week session, while the second 2-week session is 1/2 price. Third session is FREE (can roll over to future summers)!





Stratton, VT

The Stratton Mountain School

Session 1: Jun 29 - July 12

Session 2: July 13 - 26

Session 3: July 20 - Aug 2

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>> VT Location Info

  ADTC Squaw Valley, CA TRY-IT Dance Camp for girls ages 8 & 9

Squaw Valley, CA

The Squaw Valley Academy


Session 1: Jun 22 - July 5

Session 2: July 6 - 19

>> CA Rates

>> CA Location Info

ADTC Lake Forest, IL TRY-IT Dance Camp for girls ages 8 & 9

Lake Forest, IL

Lake Forest Academy


Session 1: Jun 22 - July 5

Session 2: Jun 29 - July 12

>> IL Rates

>> IL Location Info


Baltimore, MD

Oldfields School


Session 1: Aug 3 - 16

Session 2: July 14 - 27

>> IL Rates

>> IL Location Info


CITs will be expected to assume responsibilities beyond those of a camper, but remain campers and are not considered staff members. CIT Program admission is awarded on a rolling basis. We will stop accepting CIT applications as of May 15, 2014.




It's easy! Simply follow these steps:

  1. Register for a CIT Session Online.
  2. Complete our "Voluntary Disclosure Statement & Background Investigation Questions" (.pdf)
  3. Complete and submit our Online CIT Application (all applicants, new & returning)
  4. Forward link to our Online Staff Reference Form to TWO people who know you well (at least one reference should be familiar with your experience working with children).
  5. After we have received all items in steps 1 - 4, if we consider you a likely candidate, we will contact you to set up an interview.



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