General InformationHershey Gardens and the Hershey Area Playhouse’s are pleased to offer the popular Gardens Summer Theater Camp back for its fifth summer!
Monday classes will be held at the Hershey Area Playhouse on the campus of Country Meadows - Cherry Drive in Hershey.Classes Tuesday through Friday are held at the Hershey Gardens - 170 Hotel Road in Hershey. The camp will culminate with a performance of “Treasure Island” at the amphitheater in The Children’s Garden, an original production of the classic tale written by local playwright Jennifer Feldser. Friends and family will be invited to a lunchtime performance on July 27th. Please register early to reserve a spot as this is a sought after experience for area students and places fill up within the first two weeks of the lottery opening; we do also offer a waiting list.
This is a rigorous fast paced performance camp designed to hone student talent in a fun and supportive environment. Teachers will emphasize the importance of responsibility and respect for each other as well as the collaborative process of play production. Respect for others and daily attendance for the full three hours are necessary requirements for the good of the production and for each student to feel comfortable and able to perform their best. Staff reserves the right to reduce student roles or offer partial refunds if there are attendance or behavior issues.
Please fill in the form below to enter the lottery to reserve a spot, then print a copy of your completed form and mail with your check to hold your spot: Hershey Area Playhouse Theatre Academy PO Box 713 Hershey PA 17033. Registration is a two step process: #1- complete the online information form to hold a spot #2 Mail in your check or money order with a copy of your online registration form to confirm your spot - we will are unable to hold a spot longer than one week without payment. (be sure to print a copy of your registration - printing must be done before you hit the submit button)
Please note that we are only able to accept checks or money orders for registration, you will be asked to give the check or money order number when completing this online registration form. We apologize, however we do not accept registrations in person. Neither the Hershey Area Playhouse box office staff or the Hershey Gardens staff can accept your registration.
All tuition checks or money orders should be made out to: Hershey Area PlayhouseMail a copy of this completed registration form and your check to: Hershey Area Playhouse - PB Box 713 - Hershey, PA 17033
Gentle Reminder: Please be sure to print your completed form before you hit "SUBMIT" and mail the bottom portion with the registration information along with your tuition check or money order. Please write the name of your camper in the memo of the check.
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your child's spot until the tuition fee is received.