Dance Your Heart Out

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Dance Your Heart Out Camp

A great opportunity to refine intermediate to advanced skills in performance!






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Experience a dance camp like no other - Check back for 2021 dates!

DYHOC is heading into 15 years of excitement and experience to assist young dancers!!  The TVCC Cardettes have teamed up with the Cardette alumni who are currently working in the dance field to provide 4 days of dancing, fun and excitement. 


Dancers at Dance Your Heart Out Camp will learn a variety of original choreography and dance styles which include jazz, high energy pom, high kick, hip hop and lyrical.  This camp is designed for dancers ages 14 on up who are proficient in the Intermediate to Advanced levels of dancing.  With a convention style schedule, dancers will have the opportunity to improve their technique, become a stronger performer, and advance their leadership skills. 


The DYHOC Experience...

  • Intermediate to Advanced level routines
  • Innovative choreography
  • Individual attention
  • Instruction from talented Cardette Alumni who work in the dance field
  • Master Dance Class
  • Motivating atmosphere
  • Leadership seminars to help you become successful
  • Opportunity for individual awards


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Each year, our staff includes current and former dancers from the TVCC Cardettes and from university and professional dance teams, as well as current drill team directors, dance studio instructors, professional dance/drill team camp staff, experienced workshop presenters, motivational workshop presenters and more.

A sneak peek at seminars:

  • Muscle Releasing Techniques
  • Promoting a better you from the inside out
  • Interviewing skills
  • College Auditioning preparations
  • How to communicate face-to-face
  • Nutrition the right way


Housing will be provided in TVCC residential halls which are chaperoned by TVCC housing personnel and adult camp staff. Meals will be provided in the TVCC cafeteria.



Each campus dancer's payment includes: housing, meals, camp tank, goodie bag, instruction & more.

Early Registration - Now - March 31: $190

Regular Registration - April 1 - May 15: $205

Late Registration is only if space is  available: May 16 - June 5: $255

Commuter Registration: $150 (not staying in residential halls; meal, camp tank, goodie bag, instruction & more are included)


If you are a dancer that can only attend 1 day of camp we would still like to have you!  Contact for more details on how to do this.  

It is as easy ad 1-2-3!

1 - Click here to take you to the registration site.  Fill in all the dancer's required information.  You will receive a payment confirmation and receipt which you will need to present upon check-in. Keep this receipt!

2 - Click here to take you to the site to submit required dancers information.  Fill it out and submit packet which includes releases as well as medical information.  This needs to be submitted to the Cardette Office before to June 1.  

3 - Wait for an e-mail closer to the camp which will let you know what dorm you are assigned, what to bring, revised schedule, and so much more.  All information will be sent to the e-mail that was given at the registration site.  


See you at check-in ready to dance your heart out!

Fill out the below paperwork and submit to the noted e-mail address BEFORE June 1st.  You can either submit it via the Google Forms link or print out the papers and send completed paperwork to the office.  

Roommates will be pair up when BOTH dancers have competed both of their registrations fully.  We will not "hold" a room for those who have not completed the registration process or packet.  

Click here for online registration forms.




9:00-10:00pm              Check into dorm room 

10:30-noon                  Stretching, Ballet Basics and                                          contemporary dance

Noon – 1pm                 Lunch

1:15-5pm                     Stretch, progressions,                                                       technique, 2 dance classes

5-5:45 pm                    Dinner included

6-7:30 pm                    Stretching, 2-3 dance classes

7:35-8:15 pm              Technique and tricks

8:15-8:30 pm              Announcements, recognition

10pm                           Dorm curfew



8 am                           Breakfast in cafeteria

8:45 am-noon             Stretch, progressions,                                                      technique, 2 dance classes

Noon-1 pm                 Lunch in TVCC cafe.

1:15-5 pm                   Roll Call, Stretch, 2 dance                                               classes, Seminar

5-6 pm                        Dinner in TVCC cafe.

6:15-8:45 pm              Roll Call, Stretch, progressions,                                     technique, 2 dance classes, cool                                     down, recognition, 

10pm                           Dorm curfew. 



8-8:45 am                    Breakfast

8:45-11:50 am             Roll Call, stretch, progressions,                                       technique, 2 dance classes

Noon-1 pm                  Lunch in TVCC cafe. Pack up room. 

1:15-4:00 pm              Stretch, conditioning, MASTER                                        CLASS, Review

4:15pm                        Doors open to spectators

4:30-5:30pm                Showoffs, Recognition,                                                    Scholarship Awards

5:30-6:30pm                Check out of dorms

Here is a list of what to bring to camp.  An more detailed e-mail will be sent out closer to camp with additional information.

  • twin bed sheets
  • pillow
  • towels
  • dance clothes
  • water
  • tennis shoes
  • dance shoes
  • fan
  • black leggins or respectable booty shorts for final day
  • Undergarments for tank style shirt fo final day
  • theme attire (details sent closer to camp)

In the past we have had wonderful instructors come in for our master classes!  Some of our favorites are Summyr Whaley - a former Radio City Rockette, Tasha Evans - a former TVCC Cardette Lieutenant and hip hop master, Nicki Stringer - A former TVCC Cardette Capitan and yoga master, and so many more!


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Posted Date:
5/21/2020 4:45:05 PM