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: August 5 – 9, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Trinity Washington University, 125 Michigan Ave NE & The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW

Camp Step Show: August 9, 2019
Time: 6pm
Location: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW


Non-refundable Registration Fee:
$30 before April 17
$45 before June 7
$60 before June 28

Tuition: $200 (includes daily lunch for participants, a Summer Steps t-shirt, bag, and water bottle).
Full tuition must be paid by June 28, 2019. Needs-based scholarships available.


Summer Steps with Step Afrika! is currently at capacity.
We hope you can join us for the 2020 Summer Steps!
Registration opens January 2020.


Letter of Recommendation (Required for new participants): All participants who did not participate in 2017 or 2018 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 26, 2019.

Culminating Event Attire: Camp participants must wear camp t-shirts and hard-soled (not rubber) shoes for the culminating performance. Click here for a photo of a hard-soled shoe. Shoes can be purchased at various in-person and online stores.

Click below for options:
Youth hard-soled shoes
Men’s hard-soled shoes
Women’s hard-soled shoes

All forms must be submitted by July 26, 2019:

Click Here for Terms and Conditions Form

Click Here for Health Form

Refunds (Tuition only)
Tuition is 100% refundable within 7 days of payment. If registration is cancelled (in writing to by May 1, a 50% refund will be issued. After May 1, tuition is non-refundable.


Check out a video about Summer Steps!