Richmond Summer Camp: Heart of Ireland School of Dance

HeartofIreland LogoStart your summer off with a hop, skip and a jig at Heart of Ireland’s Summer Irish Dance Camp!  Our 4-day Irish dance camps will give your dancer a taste of both group and solo Irish dancing. Camps meet Monday to Thursday for 2 hours each day – in one week, your dancer will receive the equivalent of 8 weeks of classes! Campers will learn the basics of soft shoe dancing and show off their skills at an end-of-week mini Feis on Thursdayheart of irealnd 3.  Camp tuition is $100 per student.  All campers must also pay the $25 annual registration fee.

Session I – New Beginners (for new beginners ages 7 and up) – July 8-11, 2013, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Session II – New Beginners (for new beginners ages 7 and up) – August 12-15, 2013, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

If you can’t make our summer camps, come to our classes!  We offer regular weekly classes in addition to our summer camps.  Check our website for class times, fees and schedule.

Students should wear clothes comfortable for moving (a close-fitting t-shirt or leotard and shorts), heart of ireland 2tights or ankle socks. Shoes are optional; regular jazz shoes, ballet shoes or socks are fine for camp! Of course, ghillies (Irish soft shoes) are always appropriate. Campers should also bring a healthy snack and a water bottle each day.

You can register online at

Visit our Facebook page at to see photos and updates on happenings at our studio and in the community.  Or follow us on Twitter at  The Heart of Ireland dancers stay busy year-round performing at many area events.  Catch them in action around town – check for upcoming performances.Heart of irealnd 1

Heart of Ireland School of Dance is located at 14257 Midlothian Turnpike in Midlothian.  Heart of Ireland is a proud member of the North American Irish Dance Federation.  For more information, email or call 804-464-8190.