Summer Stage Camp: “Disney & Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins”


Our 12th Annual “Summer Stage” Theater Camp will be one for the ages!  Don’t let your student miss out on the premiere theater day camp in West Wisconsin!

Every camper gets a part!  Over a period of just three weeks,  students will rehearse and stage this abbreviated adaptation of the family classic!

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Summer Stage is BACK!

The premiere summer theater day camp in the area is back for its 12th year!  About 600 teens and kids have made this camp a staple of their summer in the previous eleven years that ReCYS founder, Blaine Halverson, has directed it.

Every camper gets a part!  Over a period of just three weeks,  students will rehearse and stage this family favorite that has been adapted and abbreviated for young performers!

Again this year, “Summer Stage” and its performances will be hosted by Cedarbrook Church.  Our campers are fortunate to enjoy the best facilities available in the local area for a program like this!  The spacious, air-conditioned surroundings ensure their indoor comfort.   Meanwhile, outside there is ample place to run and play.

Our “second to none” staff includes the director, a team of 2-3 adult teaching artists and 3-5 experienced teen mentors.   We work together to create a “time flies when you’re having fun” schedule mixing coaching, mentorship, rehearsal and creative play.

Summer Stage is about the student!  We use theater (The ULTIMATE team sport) to help our students develop important life skills like teamwork, communication, commitment and self-confidence.  And we do it through positive interaction with REAL humans!

Summer Stage has limited space and fills quickly.  Please don’t hesitate to email your questions directly to Blaine at .

Please note:  A limited number of students CAN be enrolled in Menomonie School District summer school for the first week of camp provided they can come to camp in the afternoons.   It is important, however, that this is communicated in advance of camp so our schedule can be adapted as much as possible.  
A “Pre-Camp” orientation and audition for parents and campers will be held sometime in the latter half of June.  Time/date/location to be determined. 


CAMP DATES:                  Monday thru Thursday   July 13-July 30   

                                           Final run-thru  Friday July 31, 8am- 11:30am

CAMP TIMES:                   8am-3pm (Entering Grades 3-10)   

                                           1pm-3pm Grades  K-2

PERFORMANCES:           Fri/Sat July 31 & August 1 – 6:30pm

                                           Sun August 2 Matinee (exact time TBD)

LOCATION:                      Cedarbrook Church*                                                 

AGES :                                Students Entering Grades K-10

TUITION:                           Grades 3-10 –  $259 

                                            Grade 3-10 Sibling –  $179

                                            Grade  K-2 –   $129     

*ReCYS has no religious mission or affiliation and is grateful that Cedarbrook Church is willing to host this program for our community!

**Our desire is to include any young person who wants to participate, regardless of financial circumstances.  To this end, a number of “Pay What You Can” scholarships are available to first time students who may need it.  In lieu of payment in full, payment arrangements may also be made for ANY student.  Just contact Blaine Halverson directly at

Payment may be made online or check payable to Blaine Halverson mailed to:   3014 Wilson Street, #102, Menomonie, WI 54751.

A $100 deposit PER CAMPER reserves a position in the camp through May 1, 2020.  Complete payment is due on or before that date to retain the position.  If payment arrangements are necessary, they should be made by that date.  Deposits without complete payment or a payment arrangement by that date are non-refundable and position may be forfeited.  For further details see:

ReCYS Refund Policy


Additional information

Payment Type

1 Camper (Gr. 3-10), 1 Camper (Gr. K-2), 2nd Camper (Gr. 3-10), 1 Camper Deposit

Event Details

Day 1: July 13, 2020

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 03:00 p.m.

Venue: Cedarbrook Church

Phone: 7155056011



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