Dance Me A Story

Enter the magical world of dance.

Dance Me a Story Camp

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and Carlisle Arts Learning Center are partnering to bring the magical story of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® to life through dance, art, storytelling and music. Children ages 3-6 will discover mischievous mice, marching toy soldiers, a blizzard of ballerinas and travel through the land of the sweets in this one-week summer camp that will nurture a love for both the arts and make-believe!

When: Monday, June 13th – Friday, June 17th / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ages: 3* – 6
*must be potty trained

Tuition: $200


CALC (Carlisle Arts Learning Center) (Monday Only)
38 W Pomfret St, Carlisle, PA 17013

CPYB Barn Studios, (Tuesday – Friday)
107 Meeting House Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013

Other Information:
  • Space is limited!
  • We provide a daily snack.
  • Covid Safety Measures Note: While CPYB will continue to operate with rigorous health and safety guidelines in place, our plans and protocols will continue to evolve and are dependent upon the progress of the pandemic and updates to public health regulations and policies. All programs are subject to change. COVID -19 vaccines are encouraged but not required for those who are age-eligible.

If your dancer has attended a previous CPYB program, please contact prior to completing the online registration.

Child Ballet Class

Dress Code

Students should wear comfortable clothing when attending CALC on Monday. For the remainder of the week, students must be in CPYB Children’s Division dress code.


Creative Movement: Mirella Girl’s Cap Sleeve leotard, Lilac in color (M515C)
Pre-Ballet: Mirella Girl’s Cap Sleeve leotard, Blackberry in color (M515CD)

  • Ballet pink or Flesh tone footed tights worn in shoes. Ballet shoes should be same tone as tights with elastic strap.
  • Hair in a bun or similar style if possible; short hair secured with a band.


  • White leotard or plain white t-shirt tucked into tights.
  • Black, opaque, male tights or fitted leggings.
  • Black ballet shoes with elastic strap.
  • White socks (short).
  • Hair neatly combed back out of face and secured.

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