Frequently Asked Questions & Full Details

What does the EAS Performing Arts camp include?

    1. Daily Worship and Devotions

    2. Training in Dance, Music, Theatre, Art, Production with Christian Professional-level artists

    3. Games & Rehearsals

    4. A 45-60 minute presentation at end of camp

    5. 2 General Seating tickets to performance (Tickets will be $5)

Why should we host a EAS Summer Performing Arts Camp?

  1. A completely unique camp experience to the traditional summer camps / vacation bible schools offered in the Valley

  2. A Discounted Registration Rate for your Church Members

    1. Your church members will receive a discount code

  3. A Designated Amount of Free Registrations for Staff and/or Key

    1. You will be given a Promo Code for designated recipients

  4. Volunteers (see Camp Cost break-down below)

  5. You will receive $5-$25 per paid registrant (see Camp Cost)

    1. Paid at conclusion of camp

  6. 25% of Show Ticket Sales

  7. A show that can be used to draw families together and your community to your campus

What are my Camp Date Options?

    June 10 - June 20  (M-Th) Show Date Possibilities: 6/20; 6/21; 6/22

    June 17 - June 27  (M-Th) Show Date Possibilities: 6/27; 6/28; 6/29

    July 8 - July 18  (M-Th) Show Date Possibilities: 7/18; 7/19; 7/20

What camps may I choose from?

We offer four different camps.  

  1. Camp 1:  Imagination Camp for kids ages 3yr-5yrs old

  2. Camp 2:  Once Upon A Time Camp for ages 5-8yrs old

  3. Camp 3 & 4:  A choice of Tikva’s Toymaker or A Kingdom Tale for 9yr-17yrs old

May we offer more than one camp?

Yes!  In fact, we encourage you to run all three camps simultaneously.  (You would need to choose, for the 9-17yr olds, between Tikva’s Toymaker and A Kingdom Tale.) You may even schedule camp(s) in June AND July!

What does the Camp Cost?

Cost Break-down

3yr-5yr  9:30am-11:30am    Imagination Camp (min of 15/max 25)

General Registration Cost:  $150

Hosting Church’s Families’ Cost:  $135

15-25 Registrations = 4 free registrations

($600 value) plus $5 for each registration

26+ Registrations = 4 free registrations plus $10 for each registration

K-3rd  9:30am-12:30pm    Once Upon A Time  Camp (min15/max 35)                             

General Registration Cost:  $215

Hosting Church’s Families’ Cost: $195

15-30 Registrations =  4 free registrations

($860 value) plus $10 for each registration

31+ Registrations = 4 free registrations plus

$15 for each registration

4th-12th  9:30am-3:30pm    Tikva’s Toymaker/Kingdom Tale  (min 25/max 75)

General Registration Cost:  $395

Hosting Church Families’ Costs:  $355

25-40 Registrations =  5 free registrations

($1,975 value) plus $15 for each registration

40+ Registrations = 5 free registrations plus

$25 for each registration                   

Family Discounts:           

2nd child 10% off

3rd child  20% off

4th child  35% off

5th+ child 50%off

Extended Care

MORNING SESSION:  7:30am - 9:30am:  $35/wk.;

AFTERNOON SESSION:  3:30pm - 6:00pm:  $45/wk.;

BOTH SESSIONS:  $65 per week

What is required to host a camp?

Facility Use

  1. Monday - Thursday

  2. 7am-4:30pm (extended childcare room til 6:30 if necessary)

  3. Performance options:  Thursday or Friday Evening; Saturday Morning or Afternoon

Space Requirement  

Below you will find our ideal space requirements.  If your facility doesn’t quite meet these needs, we would be happy to come tour your facility and make the necessary recommendations that will ensure you have a successful camp.

Note:  Number of rooms dependent on camp(s) selected

Imagination Camp (3yr-5yr olds)

  1. 1 room min 15x20 - open space

Once Upon A Time Camp (K-3rd grade)

  1. 2 rooms min 15 x 20 - open space

Tikva’s Toymaker or A Kingdom Tale (9-17)

  1. Dance Space

    1. 20x30 - 25x45

    2. Smooth surface floor (wood/tile/tightly woven carpet)

  1. Music Space

    1. 15x20 - 25x25

    2. Ability to seat 20+ students

    3. piano/keyboard (we can provide)

    4. 20 chairs

  2. Acting Space

    1. 15x20 - 25x25

    2. 10 chairs

  3. Art/Lunch space

    1. 20x20

    2. 4-6 long tables

    3. 15-20 chairs

    4. Video Playback capability

  4. Teacher Lounge Space

    1. 15x15

    2. 2 long tables

    3. 10 chairs

    4. Access to Microwave        

  5. Show space  

    1. Stage 20x30 - 25x45

    2. Theatrical Lighting and Sound Board

    3. Video Playback

    4. Seating for 100+

    5. 3-4 rooms as dressing rooms/green room day/night of show

    6. Lobby to accommodate

      1. Ticket/Concession/Merch Sales

      2. Art Gallery

Volunteers

  1. 1-2 Camp Hosts  

    1. Role will include:

      1. Facilitating  communications between EAS and Host Church

      2. Oversight of Facility Set and Re-set before, during, and after camp

        1. 2-3 volunteers to daily ensure camp spaces are prepped for camp, then re-set for host church needs Directing Host Church Registration Volunteers

        2. 2-3 volunteers that will oversight registration on Host Church Campus

          1. Weekends to register students

          2. Field questions during the week

          3. Man check-in/check-out desk during camp

        3. 3-6 Chaperones to assist during camp. They will be responsible for:

          1. Escorting students to Bathroom during class times

          2. Snack Distribution during mid-morning and mid-afternoon break

          3. Oversight of students during lunch break

          4. Providing Emotional/Pastoral Care for students as necessary

          5. General ‘crowd control’ as needed

      3. Show Volunteers

        1. 1-2 A/V Volunteers

          1. Assist EAS TD

        2. 3-4 Lobby Volunteers

          1. Ticket Sales/WIll Call

          2. Concessions/Merch

        3. 2-3 Door Hosts

          1. Collect Tickets

          2. Hand out Programs

        4. 2-3 Auditorium Hosts

          1. Assist with Seating

          2. Host Patron (VIP) seating           

What will EAS Provide?   

  1. Promotion Materials

    1. Electronic Flyers, Graphics, Videos

  2. Administrative Support

    1. Website Registration

    2. Support & Coaching for your Volunteer Team

  3. Class Equipment

    1. Dance Barres & Matts

    2. Marley Floor if necessary (for dance)

    3. Portable Sound Systems for each room

    4. Keyboards if necessary

  4. Camp Resources

  1. Teachers

  2. Class Supplies

  3. Folder (for devotion materials & notes)

  4. Links for practice outside of class

  5. Camp T-Shirt

  6. Game Prizes

  7. Snacks/Water for breaks (gluten-free options)

    1. Students will need to bring their own lunch if they are registered for full-day camp

  8. Costumes

    1. Kids responsible for

      1. Undergarments such as biker unitard; pants/shorts

      2. Socks & Shoes

    2. EAS will provide ‘character’ costumes

  9. Props & Sets for performance

  10. Lots of WONDERFUL memories

What is required for the Camp-end Show?

  1. A/V Support

    1. Sound - need 1 volunteer familiar with sound board to meet with our TD & available during show

      1. Equipment Needed: Hand Held; wireless; and lavaliers will be used in show.

      2. EAS can provide some assistance with sound equipment if necessary

    2. Lighting - need 1 volunteer familiar with lighting board to meet with TD & available during show

      1. Need the ability to create minimally 3 zones on stage

      2. 1 wash

      3. Color or Intelligent Lighting a plus

      4. EAS can provide assistance with some lighting equipment if necessary

      5. Theatrical Lighting.  EAS can provide assistance with this if necessary.

  1. Host Support

    1. First Impressions

      1. Check tickets at entrance

      2. Hand out programs at entrance doors

      3. Assist with Ticket Sales/Concessions/Merch in lobby

    2. Auditorium Hosts

      1. Assist with Seating

  2. Auditorium Hosts

    1. Assist with Seating