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Be a part of our first Commanders Entertainment Team Kids Summer Dance Clinic!

This July, the Washington Commanders Entertainment Team is giving young dancers the chance to train like an NFL Dancer. Clinics are comprised of two sessions where participants will learn dance routines featuring freestyle, across the floor routines, NFL sidelines routines and Hip Hop routines appropriate for their age and dance level. Clinics will take place over two days and be separated into two age groups to allow our teachers to give young dancers special attention, and participants can attend one or both sessions.

At the conclusion of day 2, family and friends are invited for a mini showcase to see what our dancers have learned.

Our Commanders youth dance clinics offer kids and teens the opportunity to learn from one of the premier entertainment teams in the NFL, comprised of dancers, gymnasts, breakers, b-boys and b-girls and Beat Ya Feet dancers. Register now and join our Commanders Family!

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS JULY 13TH!

General Info

Day One

Day 1: Saturday July 16th at FedExField in Commanders Dance Studio

Session 1: 10am-1pm Ages 6-10

Session 2: 2pm-5pm Ages 11-17

Day Two

Day 2: Sunday July 17th at FedExField in Commanders Dance Studio

Session 1: 10am-1pm Ages 6-10

Session 2: 2pm-5pm Ages 11-17

Showcase for friends and family at the end of each session.

Clinic Cost

Cost:

Single Session: $50

Both Session Bundle: $75

Clinic FAQs

What can I expect from the Commanders Entertainment Team Kids Summer Dance Camp?

The Washington Commanders Entertainment Team is giving young dancers the chance to train like an NFL performer. The camp consists of two days of clinics where participants will learn choreography featuring freestyle, across-the-floor, NFL sideline and hip-hop routines appropriate for their age and dance level. Clinics will take place over two days and be separated into two age groups to allow our teachers to give young dancers special attention. Participants have the option to attend one or both sessions.


When and where is the camp held?

Day 1: Saturday July 16th at FedExField in Commanders Dance Studio  
Session 1: 10am-1pm Ages 6-10
Session 2: 2pm-5pm Ages 11-17

Day 2: Sunday July 17th at FedExField in Commanders Dance Studio  
Session 1: 10am-1pm Ages 6-10 | Session 1 Showcase: 1-1:30pm
Session 2: 2pm-5pm Ages 11-17 | Session 2 Showcase: 5-5:30pm


What if I can only attend one day of camp?

That is fine! There is no disadvantage for only being able to attend one session.


How can I register?

Interested participants can register at Commanders.com/EntertainmentTeam/KidsClinic.


What is the cost of the camp?

Each clinic session is $50; however, participants who register for both the Saturday and Sunday clinic will receive a $25 discount on the second class, making both sessions $75 total.


Is there a benefit for registering for both days?

Yes - participants will learn more material if they attend both days and feel more confident for the family and friends showcase on Sunday. Attendees who only participate in Saturday sessions will not be able to participate in the showcase on Sunday. Also, participants who register for both days will be given a $25 discount on the second class.


Is experience necessary?

No previous cheer or dance experience is necessary.


What style dance will be taught?

Participants will partake in freestyle, across-the-floor technique and NFL sideline routines. Routines taught will be hip-hop based.


How early can campers arrive?

Check-in starts 30 mins before each session.


What do I wear and bring?

We recommend participants dress in athletic wear and sneakers. We also recommend bringing a small personal bag to keep water and snacks as these will not be provided.


Can parents or friends watch the sessions?

Saturday sessions are closed, but at the conclusion of each session on Sunday, friends and family are invited for a mini showcase to see what our dancers have learned in the studio at FedExField.


Are masks required?

Aligned with the most recent guidance from Prince George's County, masks are currently not required for the guests attending events at FedExField. The mask policy is subject to change and will be communicated prior to the Clinics if needed. Participants are welcome to wear them if they feel more comfortable. All Commanders Camp leaders are Covid-19 vaccinated.


Can I register multiple kids?

Absolutely! The clinic sign up only allows for one participant to be entered at a time. Please complete one form for each participant you would like to register.


Is there a deadline to register by?

Yes! We will not be accepting walk-up registrations as space is limited. Deadline to apply is July 13th!


Are phones allowed?

Yes, but we ask that they remain in belongings and are only used during breaks.


Once I register, do I need to fill out any paperwork?

Prior to submitting the registration form, you will be asked to accept the conditions of our general release waiver. No additional paperwork is required to participate.


Where do we drop our kids off?

You can drop them off at the Admin lobby at GATE A at FedExField. Entertainment team members will greet them and check them in. You are welcome to park in Lot A parking as well until the session concludes. On Sunday at the conclusion of each session, friends and family can meet in the Admin lobby and be escorted down for the showcase.


What time is pick up?

Session 1: Ages 6-10 will end at 1pm on Saturday with the showcase concluding by 1:30pm on Sunday.

Session 2: Ages 11-17 will end at 5pm Saturday with the showcase concluding by 5:30pm on Sunday.


Are there any scholarship opportunities for my child to attend summer camp?

We do not provide scholarship opportunities for our summer camp program at this time.


My child can no longer attend the clinics, can I get a refund?

Unfortunately, we are not able to process refunds for registrants who can no longer attend clinics.