Summer 2022 Camps

Young Footliters camps and classes are an exciting, positive, and welcoming place for students of all ages to learn new skills. Lead by experienced teaching artists, each camp is open to students of all experience levels. Click the links below to register for our upcoming offerings. 


Young Footliters believes in accessibility. Scholarships are available, including full-ride scholarships for families in need. Young Footliters guarantees a scholarship for every child in financial need. To register and request a scholarship simultaneously, simply call the Recreation center at 319.248.1750. Let them know you will need a Young Footliters Scholarship to register for your camp.


You can e-mail Young Footliters or call 319.248.9371. We'd be happy to assist you in choosing the right camp or class for your student!

  1. August 2022

Footliters Traveling Playhouse: The Call of the Matterhorn 

Students Ages 7+
August 1–5 at CCPA
Time: 9:00 AM–1:00 PM
Performance on August 5 at 6:30 PM
Cost: $125 resident, $155 non-resident.
Scholarships available for any student in need!

High above the foothills of the Swiss alps, one snowy mountain towers above them all – a mountain only for the bravest of heart. Join us for a musical adventure filled with magic, mystery, and tests of true character! Together we’ll climb to the highest peak. Only one question remains…will YOU answer The Call of the Matterhorn?

Designed for students at all levels of theatre experience, campers will audition, rehearse, and perform a musical alongside three professional teaching one week! The Call of the Matterhorn is a brand-new production with a script by Katie Colletta and original music by Jason Sifford.

This camp is now full.
You can call 319.248.1750 to be added to the waitlist.
Or, register for our other Footliters Traveling Playhouse Camps in June and July!

Popcorn Players — Magical Journeys! 

Students entering grades K–1
August 8–12 at CCPA
Time: 9:00 AM–11:00 AM
Cost: $55 resident. $70 non-resident
Scholarships available for any student in need!

Explore the magic of storytelling with our youngest actors! These sessions introduce kids to great stories, far off lands, and interesting characters as we take the imaginary road trip of a lifetime! Campers will learn about teamwork, simple reading and storytelling, and some of the most interesting stories from across the globe!

Register here

Character Factory

Students entering grades 5–6
August 15–19 at CCPA      
Time: 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
Cost: $65 resident. $80 non-resident
Scholarships available for any student in need!

Through a wild array of theatre games, campers will learn how to improvise, develop characters, and tell a compelling story on stage. This fun and welcoming exploration of the world of acting offers opportunities for new and experienced actors to develop their skills.

Register here