Summer Camp


Led by the award-winning and multi-talented artists of Step Afrika!, our camp combines core Step Afrika! values of teamwork, commitment, discipline and academic achievement with excellent performance and artistic training. Each camp culminates with a “step show” performance for family, friends and the public.

Summer Steps with Step Afrika! is a week-long summer camp
for students in rising grades 4 to 12.


Camp Week:
Dates: August 7 – 11, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Thomson School, 1200 L St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Culminating Performance:
August 13 at 2pm
National Building Museum, part of the Summer Block Party program series

Non-refundable Registration Fee:
$30 before April 15
$45 before July 1
$60 before July 28 (waiting list)

Tuition: $125 (includes daily lunch for participants, a Summer Steps t-shirt, bag, and water bottle).
Needs-based scholarships available.

Letter of Recommendation (Required for new participants): All participants who did not participate in 2015 or 2016 Summer Steps with Step Afrika! must submit a letter of recommendation. Letters should be from a teacher or dance instructor. Letters of recommendation must be emailed to by July 28, 2017.

Waiting List: Due to high demand, Summer Steps with Step Afrika! camp is almost full! Camp registration will close at midnight on July 1, 2017. Registrations received after the deadline will be added to the waiting list. If a camp spot becomes available, we will be sure to contact you.
If you currently have a partially paid camp registration/tuition please contact to complete your child’s enrollment.
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All forms, registration and tuition fees must be submitted by July, 28, 2017.

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Refunds (Tuition only)
Tuition is 100% refundable within 7 days of payment. If registration is cancelled (in writing to by June 2, a 50% refund will be issued. After June 2, tuition is non-refundable.


Summer StDCCAH_Logo_FD1-1024x526eps with Step Afrika! is funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.



Summer Steps with Step Afrika! is sponsored by DowntownDC Business Improvement District


Check out a video about Summer Steps!