By Stephanie Heston and Alexander Smirnov
Kansas Ballet Academy
It’s that time again…parents begin the mad dash to enroll their kids in the best summer camps in Topeka. And there are many to choose from! Summer camps are considered as one of the best ways to keep the children engaged during the summer time. Not only children, but summer camps are gaining popularity day by day among parents too, as it is the best alternative to help your kids stay smart and active.
If you are looking for a camp that will keep your kids active and teach them a skill that will have long-lasting benefits, you should consider a summer dance camp. Dancing is always fun, but it becomes even more fun and exciting when you do it in groups.
There are numerous benefits for your kids to participate in a summer dance camp:
- Help kids to stay productive
It is the most productive way to spend your summer time. Your children get engaged in various activities and learn a new dance form that helps them keep both their body and mind active at the same time. Surely you don’t want your children to waste this precious time in playing video games or spending time in front of the computer or TV.
- Best exercise for health
Dance is an exercise that keeps our body healthy and fit. Staying inside the whole day makes kids feel lazy. It also affects the thinking ability of the child’s brain. So it is very important to include some form of exercise in your child’s routine.
- They learn to make friends
Some parents complain that their children don’t gel well with other children or do not make many friends. If your child can use help with this, then you should immediately enroll them in a summer dance camp. At dance camp, they will do activities in groups, they learn dance in groups, interact with each other and helps them make life-long friendships.
- Improve self-confidence
Dance provides children with an outlet for self-expression. Learning to express their feelings in a new way provides opportunity for improved self-esteem. As children master new dance skills and become more aware of how their bodies work and move, they will gain a sense of accomplishment. The pride that comes with achievement prompts children to feel more confident in themselves! The confidence found in dancing is something that often sticks with children throughout their entire lives.
These are only four of the benefits of summer dance camps, but the list goes on! Whether your child has years of dance experience or none at all, be sure to include dance camp on the list of activities you enroll your children in this summer.
If this sounds like a great idea for your child, sign up today for Kansas Ballet’s summer dance camps. You can call the studio to register at 785-383-7918, or you can register online at KansasBallet.com
Kansas Ballet Academy
5240 SW 17th Street, Topeka