Camp Broadway FAQ’s


I’ve never been to a Camp Broadway program before – is that OK?

Yes. Camp Broadway programs are regularly attended by both returning participants and newcomers. While we have many returning campers, there is no pre-requisite for attending a program with us for the first time.


How much training does my child need to enroll in Camp Broadway?

No prior acting, singing or dancing experience is required to participate in Camp Broadway. Due to the ensemble nature of the program both beginners and experienced campers will be nurtured and challenged.


What are the hours of Camp Broadway?

Camp Broadway is a five–day program which occurs Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Please note, on the final day of Camp Broadway, the Family Finale will conclude at approx.6:00 PM.


What are the Camp Broadway Staff Qualifications?

Camp Broadway staff members go through a rigorous interview and training process. Directors and lead creatives (choreographers and musical directors) must have Broadway and/or National Tour credits. Featured Players must have professional credits and Assistant Stage Managers are college age or recent graduates. Camp Broadway’s administrative staff, including an on-site Company Manager, have credentials in professional theatre as well. All Camp Broadway staff submit to a background check and are CPR/First Aid certified.


What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel after being accepted into Camp Broadway, your deposit is refundable minus a $50.00 handling fee up to 30 days prior to the program’s start date. For cancelations within a 30 day period, the deposits and/or payments in full are non-refundable. If a session is cancelled by Camp Broadway, the full fee will be refunded.


Is daily, full attendance mandatory?

Yes. All of our Camp Broadway programming is cumulative, and consistent attendance ensures the best experience for all of our participants.


Where does Camp Broadway take place?

Camp Broadway is held at the Wilson Center for the Arts, located on the Florida State College at Jacksonville South Campus. 11901 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32246.


Can the participants leave the premises on his or her own, or must a parent or guardian be present?

A parent or guardian may authorize a camper to leave the premises alone with our “self-sign-out” option. This means that a camper will be able to leave the premises unaccompanied by a parent, guardian or Camp Broadway Staff Member. Self-sign-out authorization must be given in writing to Camp Broadway either upon registration or with our designated form on-site. It is recommended that campers be at least 13 years of age for self-sign-out. Alternatively, on the enrollment form there is an option to add additional authorized guardians to pick up a participant in the afternoon. All guardians must be at least 18 years of age.


Do you provide housing?

No. Camp Broadway is not a traditional sleep away camp and does not provide housing for any of our programming.


Does my child need to bring lunch?

No. Lunch, healthy snacks and plenty of water will be provided. Additionally, any medical or dietary needs will be accommodated. You will have an opportunity to indicate this on the enrollment form.


What should my child wear at Camp Broadway?

Your child will be given two Camp Broadway t-shirts; each camper must wear a Camp Broadway t-shirt every day. Comfortable non-constricting clothes and soft-soled sneakers or dance shoes should be worn for class. No jeans, flip-flops, sandals or platform shoes are allowed.


Does my child need dance shoes?

No. If your child does not have dance shoes, it is not necessary to purchase them for this camp. Soft-soled sneakers or tennis shoes are acceptable. No flip-flops, sandals or platform shoes are permitted. (If your child does have dance shoes, they may, of course, wear them.)


Does my child need a costume?

Yes. Participants will be asked to bring simple costume pieces to wear in the Family Finale. These are items you will likely have in your closet at home. You will receive an e-mail approximately two weeks prior to the start of the program with costume suggestions for your camper.


I have a specific question. Who can I talk to?

You can reach Amanda Faye, Camp Broadway Coordinator at 904-442-2932 or afaye@fscj.edu
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