MANCHESTER - The Ballet Center at Manchester has announced that they will offer Dance Camps under the direction of Marilyn Cavallari for the 20th year. This year the younger students will have a different theme each week and will make props such as crowns, costumes, wands or swords according to the specific theme. The full day programs offer classes in ballet technique, hiphop and choreography daily. There will also be craft projects for younger students and painting with acrylics for older full day students.

The dates are as follows:

June 17 - June 21: Petite Ballet (3 & 4 year olds) Half Day Snow White

June 24 - June 28: Petite Ballet (3 & 4 year olds) Half Day Princess & Knights

July 1, 2, 3, 5: (5 & 6 year olds) Full Day Coppellia

July 8 - July 12: (5 & 6 year olds) Full Day Sleeping Beauty

July 22 - July 26: Petite Ballet (3 & 4 year olds) Half Day Cinderella

July 29 - Aug 2: (7, 8, 9 year olds) Full Day Sleeping Beauty

Aug 5 - Aug 9: Dance Camp Ballet III & IV

Aug 12 - Aug 16: Dance Camp Ballet IV & Advanced

Petite Ballet camps are half day 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., and the Dance Camps are full day 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Both classes are held at the Manchester Grange on School Street, Manchester. Call for any further information: 802-379-0759 or 413-458-4087.