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ANNOUNCING
SESSION 5

Our new one week option for campers old and new including our Intensive Programs and Family Camp

 

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Circus at Frenchwoods Summer Camp

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French Woods has been a model for circus programs springing up throughout camping, but no one can equal our staff or facilities. The site hosts professional equipment in a twelve thousand square foot covered pavilion featuring every sort of circus apparatus. Our staff comes from around the world and is made up of professional circus artists and instructors. You can be part of our circus show and perform in acts just like those performed in professional circuses, or you can just try out the trapeze, juggling, unicycle or one of our other circus acts. Circus teaches children the benefits of hard work and self reliance. It is fantastic physical conditioning which is useful for dancers, gymnasts and sports enthusiasts of all kinds.

Circus Show
Each Session is capped off with a full fledged circus performance where parents and friends can watch our campers show off their new skills. We have clowning, tumbling, fire twirling, wire-walking, balancing globes, juggling, stunt bikes, rings, trapeze, triple trapeze , flying trapeze and bungie trapeze, spanish web, silk, ropes and other acts which all perform in an end of session extravaganza. Campers who just want to try new things without participating in the show also have that opportunity.

theater productions at french woods

The Dina Goldstone Circus facility is unmatched in camping, giving us a huge covered space for practice and putting on shows. Here, a camper performs a silk routine for a visiting day crowd.

aerial acts in circusclowning double trapeze fire twirling
cloud swing
flying trapeze hula hoopjuggling torches lyra low-cast trapeze ringsjugglingsilkswinging trapeze tight rope walking
trapeze act
walking on stilts ropechildren on the flying trapeze

stunt bikeUnicycleboys on the triple trapezecircus