HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE SATURDAY PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP?
You can call the office 7 days a week between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and we'll set you up over the phone, OR you can use the ONLINE form located on the left. The office phone number is (760) 806-7905.
OUR WORKSHOPS FILL UP FAST, so register early.
Ages....Enrollment fees....Rehearsal and Performance location
Kids between the ages of 7 and 17 may enroll. All rehearsals and performances will be held at the Broadway Theater in Vista. So don't put off registering. EVERY CHILD IN THE WORKSHOP will have speaking lines. This is another reason kids and parents LOVE our workshops - everyone gets a chance to shine. We will fill up fast.
As for the participation fee....We pride ourselves on keeping our participation fees lower than any youth company around. Being in a show shouldn't break Mom and Dad's budget The cost of the Workshop is - $100.00 and every child registered must sell a required seven tickets to the show. They may sell as many as they want, but they must sell their required seven. Ticket prices are $7.00 for kids under 12 / $8.00 for seniors and military / $10.00 for adults. If tickets are purchased by friends and family at the door tickets are $2.00 more.
The day you register for the workshop you will be charged a $20.00 non-refundable, ’hold my slot’ fee. This fee was implemented because during the past three years we have had an epidemic of parents registering and then dropping the workshop a week or so before the workshop starts. With such short notice, filling that slot with an alternate is impossible. Why? Because parents - even those on the waiting list - have already found something else for their child to do. The remaining $80.00 will be charged one week prior to the start of workshop. Your child’s enrollment fee helps to cover crafts and supplies, and your child's costume rental and cleaning. GREAT DEAL!! NO PARTIAL enrollments will be allowed. Your child must attend all 6 Saturdays AND the final three dress rehearsals on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday following the 6th Saturday and NO ONE is allowed to miss any performance.
If you decide to drop your child after the first day of workshop you will only be refunded $50.00
Workshop rehearsal AND performance dates and times.
Saturday rehearsal dates and times on the Broadway Stage:
Dress Rehearsal dates and times on the Broadway Stage:
Performance dates and times on the Broadway Stage:
We will fill up fast. To secure a slot call or use the on line registration form
Workshops / Camps We began our Workshops 27 years ago AND our summer Drama Camp program came about 15 years ago. There would be no camps if it weren't for the Workshop format. We pride ourselves on giving the kids MORE crafts, and MORE fun, yet we still charge LESS than any other youthprogram.
Co-owners Randall Hickman and Douglas Davis both come from very large families. They know that your child’s extra-curricular activity should not break a working family’s budget.
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WORKSHOP and DRAMA CAMP Registration Form
Area marked with a red (*) must be filled out completely.
WHAT DOES MY CHILD GET IN THE YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS?
* Your child gets to participate in a full blown theatrical production, (If the camp you are registering for is doing a show)
* A color audition photo of your child suitable for any audition.
* A completed costume design -- Done by your child.
* A completed make-up design -- Done by your child
* A completed set design -- Done by your child.
* A certificate of participation.
* Two field trips during the two weeks
* We provide two Snacks every day
* A complimentary CAST PHOTO of their production.
* We also supply the child with a COMPLETE costume on show day. Parents provide underclothing and footwear
HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE YOUTH CAMPS? 7 to 14 years
Registration will begin on Monday morning, March 23rd at 10:00 a.m. TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF THE CAMPS you can call us in the office 7 days a week between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and we'll set you up over the phone, OR you can use the ONLINE form below. The phone number is (760) 806-7905.
OUR CAMPS FILL UP FAST
Last year, we filled 3 camps in 4 hours. So if you want to secure a slot for your child register the first day. If you will be calling to register be prepared to call frequently because we only have one line. Your best option is to register using the REGISTRATION FORM on this page.
VISTA YOUTH CAMPS, (Ages 7 to 14), ENROLLMENT FEE
We pride ourselves on our affordable camps. The cost of each camp is - $285.00 per two week session. That around $4.00 AN HOUR! The day you register you will be charged a $50.00 non-refundable, ’hold my slot’ fee. This fee was implemented because during the past three years we have had an epidemic of parents registering and then dropping the camp a week prior to the start of the camp - and filling that slot with an alternate is impossible. Why? Because parents at this late stage have already found something else for their child to do. The remaining $235.00 will be charged one week prior to the start of camp. Your child’s enrollment fee covers two snacks a day; one field trip a week; all crafts and supplies, and your child's costume rental and cleaning. GREAT DEAL!! NO PARTIAL enrollments will be allowed because the first day of camp we cast the SHOW and the kids perform in that show the second Thursday or Friday of camp. This is NOT a 'drop in' camp. In order to be a part of the fun you MUST be there everyday or we will be unable to accept your registration. If you decide to drop your child after the first day of camp you will only be refunded $100.00 because $50.00 non-refundable 'hold my slot' fee, insurance, field trip, snacks, costume cleaning, Hearth Theater rental and craft supplies have already been paid for. ALL the VISTA DRAMA CAMPS will present their show on the San Marcos Hearth Theater Stage in the San Marcos community center—3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, 92069.
The Vista camps are held in our downtown Vista Theater - The BROADWAY. The Broadway Theater is located directly behind Vista's Avo Playhouse, on the quiet street of East Broadway—340 East Broadway. We are across the street from the Yellow Deli.
TIMES of CAMP
The STRUCTURED DAY, (when the kids work with the Director's), is from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.. However, you may drop your child off as early 9:00 a.m., and pick up must be made by 6:00 p.m. This will not apply to the HERCULES camp. That camp is 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. only. If you require drop off earlier than 9:00 a.m., we do have staff that arrives at 8:00 a.m.. Again, early drop off does not apply to HERCULES. The charge for EARLY DROP-OFF is an additional $5.00 per day.
AGES of PARTICIPANTS and STAFF
To be a part of our REGULAR camps your child must be between the ages of 7 and 14 years on the day they begin the camp. If your child is 6 years old or younger - and you knowingly register your child for this camp - your child will be immediately removed from the camp with no refund. We are very firm on the 7 to 14 years. Our insurance DOES NOT cover children under 7 years of age.
Camp Directors are PREMIERE FOR KIDS founders, Randall Hickman and Douglas Davis. Camp staff are 18 years and up and jr. councelors are 16 years and up. Our entire staff is made up of young men and women who we've watched grow up in our program. Our staff to kids ratio is one director, and 2 staff members. TO find out more about camp directors, Randall Hickman and Douglas Davis and our 2019 staff come back on May 1st and we will have a CAMP STAFF DAY posted for you to look at.
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What exactly is an 'On Stage - Saturday Only - Performance workshop'?
Well, the format is what started it all for us 25 years ago. Back in 1993 I came up with idea to start a Saturday workshop that would run for 6 weeks - 3 hours each Saturday. There would be no formal audition - all you had to do was sign your child up and they were automatically in the show. The first day I would cast the show and then for the next 5 Saturdays we would rehearse the kids and do various crafts that related to the show. All of this fit perfectly into a 3 hour format each Saturday. Following the 6th Saturday, the kids would meet on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and rehearse their show in costume, on the set with full lighting and sound. Finally, the show would then play for 5 performances - Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. / Saturday at 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Parents LOVE this format because their child is able to do a show without having to rehearse 3 to 4 days a week after school for a month. Minimal commitment but MAXIMUM fun. All the benefits of a full show without all the rehearsal time.
Need more information? Read on!
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, all of our drama camps have been canceled for the summer of 2020. We will see you ON STAGE next summer!
COST: $285.00 for the two week session. A $50.00 NON-REFUNDABLE 'hold my slot' fee will be charged upon registration. This fee will then be applied to final total of the registration 2 weeks prior to the start of camp.
Again, this fee is non-refundable.
(Information on what we provide - from snacks to field trips can be found below).
AGES: 7 to 14 years of age. (Must be 7 years of age on the first day of camp).
Camp is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Structured time with the Director's is 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Slots available in this camp