Circus camp offers second session

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A second session has been added to the circus camp from Monday, Aug. 24 to Friday, Aug. 28.

The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Under the guidance of Instructor Troy Wunderle, the Big Top Camp is full of fun, safe interactive circus adventures appropriate for a wide range of skill levels and ages.

Equipment may include, but is not limited to: juggling scarves, balls, rings, clubs, spinning plates, devil sticks, diabolos, feathers, hula hoops, jump ropes, lassos, unicycles, rolling globes, rola bolas, and stilts.

Games, human stunts, acrobatics, human pyramids and clowning will be taught in addition to this equipment.

Troy Wunderle is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. He is a former international performer with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

For the past 24 years, he has toured throughout the United States as a freelance performer and employee of Vermont's own Circus Smirkus. His antics have been featured on the Disney channel, The Today Show, Martha Stewart, Chronicle, Fetch, Fox and Friends and Americas Funniest Home Videos.

The cost for the camp is $250 for SVAC members, $275 for nonmembers. Limited scholarships available.



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