Tiny Dancers is a one-week only, fun, creative movement winter camp for children 3-5 years old. Each day your child will learn a short dance, along with many fun dance and creative movemnet excersises. They will also have an opportunity to do a craft, listen to a story and have a break for snack.
Haley O'Rourke, who just graduated from Western Washington University in June 2016, will be teaching, leading (& entertaining) the students each day at camp! Haley brings years of experience working with children & many years of dance experience to her one week camp!
Haley has served as a camp counselor at Camp Sambica in Bellevue for several summers (camp name Lederhosen). Matt Wimmer the CEO and Executive Director says this about Haley, "Haley rises to the top. She has a tremendous work ethic, authentic joy, a servants heart…..puts others needs before her own, and is such an encourager.”
Haley has also donated many hours of her time over the years serving preschool and elementary age children locally and internationally. After graduating from High School Haley travelled to Haiti to work at an orphanage where she taught Vacation Bible School. She also held a volunteer position at the elementary before school daycare program at Bellevue's Jubilee REACH, a non-profit organization that helps at-risk children and families.
In addition, Haley was recognized for her community service work by the Issaquah Kiwanis Club where she was awarded the Kiwanis Leadership Scholarship. This award is granted to only one graduating senior from the following schools: Issaquah High School, Liberty High School and Tiger Mountain High School. Upon graduating Haley earned the award for Issaquah High School where she graduated in 2012.
While attending Western Washington University Haley enjoyed working with children at the Bellingham YMCA in the elementary after school program.
In addition to her love of children, Haley is an avid dancer! Haley has studied ballet, jazz, hip-hop, modern dance and musical theater. Haley was a part of Issaquah Dance Theater's competitive dance team during high school. This group is an elite group of dancers carefully chosen by audition only.
At WWU Haley continued dancing where she auditioned and was selected to perform original works by student choreographers.
Haley is also loved and adored by her four sisters and one brother ranging in age from 1 year to 9 years!
Camp Cost: $154.00
Spots are limited to 15 & will fill quickly
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, class is limited to children 3-5 years who are potty trained
Parents or authorized individuals will need to provide ID to pick-up children
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Street parking and limited spots behind Blakely Hall
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Bring a water bottle and a snack each day
Wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move in. Active wear or dance clothing work great, but are not required.