Schedule

Check the Campus Map for building locations. The schedule may change and additions made before the start of camp, and every effort will be made to keep this schedule up to date. The final schedule and your track class schedule will be available at camp.

Schedule Key
Special Event
Classes
Specialties
Competitions
Other Activity

Thursday, June 23, 2022

3:30–​5:45pm Check-In (Thursday Add-On & Whole Shebang) Callahan
6:00–​7:00pm Dinner Dining Hall
Evening
7:00–​10:00pm Late Check-In (Thursday Add-On & Whole Shebang) Callahan
Classes
7:15–​8:15pm Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course Part 1 Brandon & Samuel See Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course description. Lindy Hop (Int) Getting Back in the Groove Jenna & Sarah Getting connected to our partner and the music. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) How to Make Jam Chisomo & Bobby The art of comfortable and supportive Jam Circle dancing. Lindy Hop (Adv) Catch That Tuck Turn Robin & Jerry Advanced tuck turn variation.
8:30–​9:30pm Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course Part 2 Brandon & Samuel See Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course description. Lindy Hop (Int) African Movement & Lindy Chisomo & Bobby Explore African movement and inspiration in Lindy Hop. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) Slow It Down & Speed It Up Jenna & Christian Dynamic movement in Lindy. Solo Jazz (Int–Adv) Get on the Fast Foote Jerry Original choreography to Eastbound by Keenan McKenzie.
9:30pm Opening Night Dance Callahan
10:00pm–​12:00am Beantown Cafe Callahan

Friday, June 24, 2022

8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
Classes
10:00–​11:00am Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course Part 3 Jenna & Sarah See Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course description. Lindy Hop (Int) Momentum & Changes of Direction Richard Lindy Hop (Int/Adv) Lookin’ for a Handout Robin & Jerry Become comfortable with being ambidextrous in your leading and following. Lindy Hop (Adv) Magical Momentum Laurel & Peter Learn to work with the flow, not against it, and make partnering easier for leaders and followers.
11:15am–​12:15pm Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course Part 4 Jenna & Sarah See Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course description. Lindy Hop (Int) Explorations Chisomo & Samuel Listening to Music, Partner and Self. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) Refinement Laurel & Bobby The art of getting better on your own. Movement (All Levels) Body Movin’ Anthony We’ll work on body control, isolations, and quality of movement…to the A1 sound and the sound’s so soothing!
12:30–​1:30pm Lunch Dining Hall
1:00–​6:15pm Check-In (Weekend, Extended Weekend & Week) Callahan
Classes
2:15–​3:15pm Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course Part 5 Robin & Jerry See Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course description. Lindy Hop (Int) Uptown & The Bronx Brandon & Samuel Stylized moves from two dudes repping NYC! Lindy Hop (Int/Adv) 1930’s Style Partnered Charleston Jenna & Christian Lindy Hop (Adv) It Takes Two! Irina & Anthony Explore the intricacies of connection and the importance of the follower’s voice. Balboa (Int) Promenades Chisomo & Bobby The subtle art of walking with a partner.
3:30–​4:30pm Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course Part 6 Chisomo & Brandon See Lindy Hop Beginner Crash Course description. Lindy Hop (Int) Rhythms & Variations Sarah & Anthony Learn to be quick (or slow!) on your feet, and discover new ways to add depth to your dancing. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) Sneaky Surprises Irina & Peter We’ll begin with steps you may know, but take them to new and surprising places. Solo Jazz (All Levels) Whole Body Movement Laurel Gain confidence in your own solo jazz by incorporating and emphasizing movement with your whole body. Balboa (Int/Adv–Adv) Efficiency of Movement Bobby How to use our bodies and physics to their best
Specialties
4:45–​6:15pm Open Practice & Camp Meetup Sarah & Shelby Lodge Please wear name badge! 5:00–​6:00pm Camp Shop Drop-Off Only Callahan For those with items to sell in the shop. See Camp Shop for more information.
6:30–​7:30pm Dinner Dining Hall
Evening
7:15–​10:00pm Late Check-In (Weekend, Extended Weekend & Week) Callahan
8:00pm Evening Dance Callahan
9:00pm–​12:00am Taryn Newborne and The Real Deal
9:45pm Band Break Camp Welcome Teacher Introductions
10:00pm–​12:00am Beantown Cafe Callahan
12:00am Late Night Dance Callahan

Saturday, June 25, 2022

8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
Classes
10:00–​11:00am Beginner Plus Track Brandon & Samuel See Lindy Hop Beginner Plus Track description. Lindy Hop (Int) Beautiful Basics Laurel & Peter Better quality movement using what we know to go farther than we expect. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv) Turns & Spins Irina & Anthony We’ll spin you right round (baby, right round). But we’ll do so with a focus on excellent connection and balance. Jazz Routine (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 1 Christian See Jazz Routine with Christian Frommelt mini-track description. Lindy Hop (Adv) I Got Rhythm Robin & Jerry Using rhythm variations to express your interpretation of the music.
11:15am–​12:15pm Beginner Plus Track Laurel & Samuel See Lindy Hop Beginner Plus Track description. Solo Jazz (All Levels) Vocab & Groove Jerry Learning authentic jazz vocabulary to create variations. St. Louis Shag (All Levels) Intro To St. Louis Shag Jenna & Christian Get comfortable or refresh your body with the foundations of St. Louis Shag. Slow Jazz (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 1 Ruth See Slow Jazz Routine with Ruth Evelyn mini-track description. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) Slidin’ & Glidin’ Irina & Anthony Spice up your dancing with some of our favorite slides. Consider wearing suede or leather-bottomed shoes for the ultimate experience.
12:30–​1:30pm Lunch Dining Hall
Classes
1:45–​2:45pm Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) Relaxed & Playful Partnership Laurel & Peter Create a partnership that is both relaxed and playful. Slow Dancing (Beg–Int) Slow Lindy Irina & Anthony Feeling a little awkward when a slower song comes on? Join us and we’ll all be slightly less awkward together! Partner Charleston (Int/Adv–Adv) Charleston Variations Robin & Jerry Charleston rhythm variation. African Dancing (All Levels) Zamspiration Chisomo Explore and share in a new way. Learn about South-Central African dancing, inspired specifically by traditional and modern styles danced in Zambia. Music (All Levels) Understanding Jazz Music for Swing Dancers Jen Using recordings and Jen’s bass, we’ll listen and discuss the various aspects of the music, and explore how what we hear affects how we dance.
3:00–​4:00pm Balboa (All Levels) Intro To Balboa Chisomo & Bobby Never done Balboa before, or want to brush up on your fundamentals? We’ll take you from the ground up in this intricate and beautiful dance! Lindy Hop (Beg–Int) Classic Steps Peter Learn some of the classic Lindy Hop vocabulary and the technique to make it work for you. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) Close Embrace Lindy Hop Jenna & Christian It’s exactly what it says :) Specialty (All Levels) Strength Training Concepts for Dancers Shelby This discussion class will cover strength exercises tailored for dancers and how they’d work for injury prevention and performance, plus core strength movements with different variations for different levels and abilities. Solo Jazz (Int/Adv–Adv) Chocolate Shake Routine Laurel Learn an original line dance and put your own stank on it!
Specialties
4:15–​5:00pm Open Practice Chapel A good time to meet up with classmates to go over what you have learned in class. 4:15–​4:45pm Afternoon Chi Richard Lodge Loosen up and get better connection with partners through Tai Chi. Richard will be teaching Tai Chi movement for Lindy Hop dancers. 4:15–​4:45pm Stretching Brandon Aerobics Room

A great way to look after your body at the end of the day! Please bring your own Yoga mat or towel.

See Afternoon Stretch description.

5:10–​6:50pm Camp Social Winthrop Back Lawn Beer and wine available for purchase.
7:00–​8:00pm Dinner Dining Hall
Evening
8:30pm Evening Dance Callahan
8:30–​9:30pm Camp Shop Callahan
9:30pm–​12:30am Jen Hodge All Stars
10:00pm–​12:00am Beantown Cafe Callahan
Photo Booth Callahan
12:30am Late Night Dance Callahan

Sunday, June 26, 2022

8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
Classes
10:00–​11:00am Beginner Plus Track Sarah & Anthony See Lindy Hop Beginner Plus Track description. Intermediate Lindy Hop Routine (Int) Mini-Track Part 1 Chisomo & Bobby Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) Triple Steps, When & Why? Jenna & Christian Hip Hop Routine (All Levels) Mini-Track Part 1 Brandon See Hip Hop Routine with Brandon Barker mini-track description. Movement (Int–Adv) Movement Quality Ruth We’ve all heard that it ain’t what you do… We’ll focus this class on taking simple movements and milking them for beautiful and varied movement quality.
11:15am–​12:15pm Beginner Plus Track Robin & Jerry See Lindy Hop Beginner Plus Track description. Partner Charleston (Int) Charleston Challenge Richard Must be comfortable with basic tandem Charleston. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv) Rhythm is Our Business Laurel & Bobby Taking solo rhythm play into our partner dancing. Slow Jazz (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 2 Ruth See Slow Jazz Routine with Ruth Evelyn mini-track description. Lindy Hop (Adv) Smooth Connections Irina & Peter We’ll be working on making the transitions between steps more graceful and, well, smooth.
12:30–​1:30pm Lunch Dining Hall
1:45–​2:45pm Presentation Q&A with Sugar Sullivan & Barbara Billups Hosted by Peter Strom CallahanDon’t miss this opportunity with these two fabulous ladies!
Classes
3:00–​4:00pm Advanced Lindy Hop Routine (Adv) Mini-Track Part 1 Irina & Anthony Int/Adv Lindy Hop Routine (Int/Adv) Mini-Track Part 1 Robin & Jerry Slow Dancing (Int/Adv–Adv) Drag It Out Jenna & Christian Drag out your movements, your timing, your connection, maybe even your partner. Lindy Hop (Int) Making 6 & 8 Easy Laurel & Peter Learn to mix 6 and 8 count steps with ease and feel the difference. Soul (All Levels) Get Up Offa That Thing Samuel … and dance till you feel better!
Specialties
4:15–​5:15pm DJ Summit Sarah Lodge

See DJ Summit description.

4:15–​6:15pm Board Games Hosted by Rob Keder & Mari Foster Callahan Take a break from dancing and play some quick games with your fellow dancers! There will be a well curated selection with literally something for everyone. Games include Stratego, Magic Maze, Drawful, 7 Wonders and many more! Feel free to bring your own as well! 4:15–​6:15pm Swing Jam! Hosted by Richard Badu Outside Gully’s Whether Djamming like Django, blowing like Louis, or newer to Swing music, bring your instruments to camp! There will be jamming opportunities at the Camp Social, the BBQ, two jams facilitated by Richard, and more. Contact Richard if there are tunes you would like to play, to see if there’s a common repertoire to kick off the guided jams.
5:30–​6:15pm Camp Shop Callahan Open Practice Chapel A good time to meet up with classmates to go over what you have learned in class. 5:40–​6:10pm Stretching Brandon

A great way to look after your body at the end of the day! Please bring your own Yoga mat or towel.

See Afternoon Stretch description.

5:30–​6:30pm Early Housing Checkout (Weekend) Callahan Sunday evening activities are included with the Weekend.
6:30–​7:30pm Dinner Dining Hall
Evening
7:15–​8:00pm Housing Checkout (Weekend) Sunday evening activities are included with the Weekend. Callahan
7:45–​8:45pm Discussion Dance as Healing Hosted by Bobby White & Chisomo Selemani Callahan Discussing this topic with stories, jokes, and probably singing, come join a live taping of the Integrated Rhythm podcast with Chisomo, Bobby and a special guest!
9:00pm Evening Dance Callahan
9:45pm Team Challenge
10:00pm–​12:00am Beantown Cafe Callahan
11:15pm Partner Soul Contest
12:30am Late Night Dance Callahan

Monday, June 27, 2022

8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:30–​10:30am Checkout (Sunday Night Add-On) Callahan
Classes
10:00–​11:00am Beginner Plus Track Laurel & Samuel See Lindy Hop Beginner Plus Track description. Lindy Hop (Int) What’s Your Energy? Robin & Jerry Learning how to create and interpret energy changes. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) African Movement & Lindy Chisomo & Bobby Explore African movement and inspiration in Lindy Hop. Jazz Routine (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 2 Christian See Jazz Routine with Christian Frommelt mini-track description. Balboa (Int/Adv–Adv) Flash & Finesse Irina & Anthony Irina and Anthony’s favorites!
11:15am–​12:15pm Beginner Plus & Experienced Partners Beginner Plus Track Routine Part 1 Laurel & Peter Specialty (Int–Adv) Let’s Funk It Up Jenna & Sarah Get funky and weird with your dancing and the music. Balboa (Beg–Int) The Ins & Outs of Outs & Ins Irina & Anthony Got your Balboa basics down? We’re focusing on fundamentals and variations of a key component of your Bal Swing—the Out and In! Slow Jazz (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 3 Ruth See Slow Jazz Routine with Ruth Evelyn mini-track description. African Dancing (All Levels) Grounded Connection Chisomo Connect with yourself, music, and new movement. We will play with call and response, interesting rhythms, and connection through the ground.
12:30–​1:30pm Lunch Dining Hall
Classes
1:45–​2:45pm Soul (All Levels) Soul Line Dances Peter Int/Adv Lindy Hop Routine (Int/Adv) Mini-Track Part 2 Robin & Jerry Advanced Lindy Hop Routine (Adv) Mini-Track Part 2 Irina & Anthony Movement (All Levels) Body Mechanics for Swing Dancers Ruth Want to be able to dance more efficiently, avoiding injuries? This class is for you! We’ll go over body mechanics that will help with your pulse, your connection, and beyond! This class is great for dancers of all levels, from people just starting out to people at a masters level who want to take their dancing to the next level. St. Louis Shag (Int–Adv) Now What? Jenna & Christian You know the basics and want to play around a bit and explore more of the dance.
3:00–​4:00pm Intermediate Lindy Hop Routine (Int) Mini-Track Part 2 Chisomo & Bobby Lindy Hop (Int/Adv) New Move Who Dis? Laurel & Peter Inquiry-based movement exploration to solve problems and create connections. Lindy Hop (Adv) Exploring In Closed Jenna & Christian Closed position has its own world of opportunities, let’s see what we can discover. Hip Hop Routine (All Levels) Mini-Track Part 2 Brandon See Hip Hop Routine with Brandon Barker mini-track description. Partner Charleston (Beg–Int) Charleston 101+ Robin & Jerry Introducing different Charleston connections and ways to enter and exit the Charleston.
Specialties
4:15–​5:15pm DJ Summit SarahLodge

See DJ Summit description.

4:15–​4:45pm Afternoon Chi Richard Chapel Loosen up and get better connection with partners through Tai Chi. Richard will be teaching Tai Chi movement for Lindy Hop dancers. 4:15–​6:15pm Board Games Hosted by Rob Keder & Mari Foster Callahan Take a break from dancing and play some quick games with your fellow dancers! There will be a well curated selection with literally something for everyone. Games include Stratego, Magic Maze, Drawful, 7 Wonders and many more! Feel free to bring your own as well!
5:30–​6:15pm Camp Shop Callahan Open Practice Chapel A good time to meet up with classmates to go over what you have learned in class. 5:40–​6:10pm Stretching Brandon

A great way to look after your body at the end of the day! Please bring your own Yoga mat or towel.

See Afternoon Stretch description.

6:30–​7:30pm Dinner Dining Hall
Evening
7:15–​8:15pm Housing Checkout (Extended Weekend) Monday evening activities are included with the Extended Weekend. Callahan
8:30pm–​12:00am Evening Dance in the Lodge Lodge
9:00pm–​12:00am Beantown Karaoke in the Endicott Pub Hosted by Jenna & Sarah Gully’s Cash bar 9:00–11:30pm.
12:00am S’mores at the Fire Pit Outside Lodge
12:00am Soul Party in the Lodge Hosted by Peter Strom Lodge

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:30–​10:30am Checkout (Monday Night Add-On) Callahan
Classes
11:00am–​12:00pm Int/Adv Lindy Hop Routine (Int/Adv) Mini-Track Part 3 Robin & Jerry Advanced Lindy Hop Routine (Adv) Mini-Track Part 3 Irina & Anthony Beginner Plus Track Laurel & Brandon See Lindy Hop Beginner Plus Track description. Specialty (Int–Adv) This or That Ruth & Jenna A Lindy Hop class, diving into follower preferences and approaches (yes leaders this class is also for you!). Solo Jazz (All Levels) Practice Makes Perfect Dee Let’s dig into different training staples and styles to see which works best for you!
12:30–​1:30pm Lunch Dining Hall
Classes
1:45–​2:45pm Intermediate Lindy Hop Routine (Int) Mini-Track Part 3 Chisomo & Bobby Lindy Hop (Int/Adv) Make Your Social Dance More Social Dee & Laurel Reinvigorate your dancing by exploring the leading and following, allowing us to open more social aspects of dance. Catch and create momentum to find opportunities for self-expression and partner conversation. Lindy Hop (Adv) Dynamics Irina & Peter How and why and when to use a lot of energy, or a little, and how to make it work with a partner. Hip Hop Routine (All Levels) Mini-Track Part 3 Brandon See Hip Hop Routine with Brandon Barker mini-track description. Lindy Hop (Beg–Int) Muse-icality Sarah & Anthony Join us in this fun class to find inspiration in the music for your dance!
3:00–​4:00pm Beginner Plus & Experienced Partners Beginner Plus Track Routine Part 2 Irina & Peter Lindy Hop (Int) How to Make Jam Chisomo & Bobby The art of comfortable and supportive Jam Circle dancing. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv–Adv) You & Me & the Music Makes 3 Jenna & Christian What does it mean to have a conversation in the dance? Slow Jazz (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 4 Ruth See Slow Jazz Routine with Ruth Evelyn mini-track description. Specialty (Int–Adv) Dancing Through the Ages Dee & Laurel Connect your dancing to Black American music in every era, from Ragtime to Rock ‘n’ Roll to Hip Hop.
Specialties
4:15–​5:15pm Jazz Routine (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 3 Christian See Jazz Routine with Christian Frommelt mini-track description. 4:15–​6:00pm Talk & Video Presentation The Secret History of the Harvest Moon Ball Bobby Through rarely seen film and photos, Bobby discusses the importance of the Harvest Moon Ball and why you might not have thought that much about it before. 4:15–​6:15pm Open Practice Chapel A good time to meet up with classmates to go over what you have learned in class. 4:15–​6:15pm Board Games Hosted by Rob Keder & Mari Foster Callahan Take a break from dancing and play some quick games with your fellow dancers! There will be a well curated selection with literally something for everyone. Games include Stratego, Magic Maze, Drawful, 7 Wonders and many more! Feel free to bring your own as well! 4:15–​6:15pm Swing Jam! Hosted by Richard Badu Outside Gully’s Whether Djamming like Django, blowing like Louis, or newer to Swing music, bring your instruments to camp! There will be jamming opportunities at the Camp Social, the BBQ, two jams facilitated by Richard, and more. Contact Richard if there are tunes you would like to play, to see if there’s a common repertoire to kick off the guided jams.
5:30–​6:15pm 5:40–​6:10pm Stretching Brandon

A great way to look after your body at the end of the day! Please bring your own Yoga mat or towel.

See Afternoon Stretch description.

6:30–​7:30pm Dinner Dining Hall
Evening
8:15–​9:15pm Beantown’s Got Talent Rose
9:30pm Evening Dance Callahan
9:45–​12:45pm The Gordon Webster Band
10:00pm–​12:00am Beantown Cafe Callahan
12:45am Late Night Dance Callahan

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

8:45–​9:45am Breakfast Dining Hall
Classes
10:00–​11:00am Beginner Plus Track Sarah & Anthony See Lindy Hop Beginner Plus Track description. Lindy Hop (Int) Let’s Go Crazy! Dee & Samuel We’ve been cooped up for some time, let’s explore Lindy movement that helps free your spirit. Lindy Hop (Int/Adv) Lines & Circles Irina & Peter Work on the clarity in your leading and following, making partnering easier and more fun. Lindy Hop (Adv) Relaxation Laurel & Bobby The strangely difficult task of relaxing when we dance. Jazz Routine (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 4 Christian See Jazz Routine with Christian Frommelt mini-track description.
11:15am–​12:15pm Solo Jazz (All Levels) How Stella Got Her Groove Back Dee Let’s get to the heart of movement and dance and bring that juicy feeling to life! Balboa (Int–Int/Adv) African Movement & Bal Chisomo & Bobby Explore African movement and how it can inspire Balboa. Lindy Hop (Beg–Int) Give Me a Break Robin & Jerry Identifying breaks in the music, and using creative movement to emphasize the breaks. Slow Dancing (Int/Adv–Adv) In the Mood Irina & Anthony Join us for an exploration of adapting and shaping your dancing to the music. Hip Hop Routine (All Levels) Mini-Track Part 4 Brandon See Hip Hop Routine with Brandon Barker mini-track description.
12:30–​1:30pm Lunch Dining Hall
Classes
1:45–​2:45pm Specialty (Int/Adv–Adv) Learning Jazz in Different Modalities Dee In what ways do we access jazz music and movement? How does that color the way we internalize dance? How can we give that access to others? Explore the different ways we learn and what that means to our dance. Music (All Levels) My Journey as a Bandleader Gordon Gordon’s perspective on what drew him to Swing music, how to play for dancers, possible influences over the years, and more. Bring your questions! Specialty (Int/Adv–Adv) St. Louis Inspiration Jenna & Christian Let’s get inspired with some popular moves from St. Louis elders. Beginner Plus & Experienced Partners Beginner Plus Track Routine Part 3 Irina & Peter Slow Jazz (Int–Adv) Mini-Track Part 5 Ruth See Slow Jazz Routine with Ruth Evelyn mini-track description.
3:00–​3:30pm Intermediate Lindy Hop Routine (Int) Mini-Track Practice Chisomo & Bobby Int/Adv Lindy Hop Routine (Int/Adv) Mini-Track Practice Robin & Jerry Advanced Lindy Hop Routine (Adv) Mini-Track Practice Irina & Anthony
4:30pm Class PerformancesRose Performance Hall
5:30–​6:30pm Early Housing Checkout (Week & Whole Shebang) Wednesday evening activities are included with the Week/Whole Shebang. Callahan
6:00–​9:00pm Camp BBQ & Lawn Games by the Sea Misselwood Open to those on the meal plan.
7:00–​8:00pm BBQ Dinner Misselwood Tent Cash bar available.
Evening
9:30pm Evening Dance Callahan
9:30–​10:00pm Camp Shop Callahan
10:00pm–​1:30am The Gordon Webster Band
10:00pm–​12:00am Beantown Cafe Callahan
Photo Booth Callahan
~12:00am Band Break Ice Cream Party
1:30am Late Night Dance Callahan

Thursday, June 30, 2022

9:30–​10:30am Breakfast Dining Hall
9:30am–12:00pm Checkout (Week & Whole Shebang) Callahan
10:00am–12:00pm Camp Shop Callahan