CLCPAC 2024 Spotlight Youth Theatre Camps
Registration Now Open!

The Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center is proud to present the 2nd annual Spotlight Youth Theatre Camp, a theatre and dance experience for students in grades 3-5 and 6-12. Graduating 2024, Seniors are welcome to attend. Spotlight campers will learn acting and musical theatre skills with some of the best teachers in the Brainerd Lakes Area – Mary Aalgaard, director of Play Off The Page, and director and choreographer Amy Borash! This camp is open to all skill levels - no prior experience in performance required, just a desire to have fun and work with other campers to create some fantastic memories!

We know that summer experiences can be expensive, so Spotlight Youth Theatre suggested tuition options are stated, but if you don't see an option that fits your needs, please contact us directly and we will get you all set! Call 218-855-8199 or email [email protected].

Spotlight will be held at Central Lakes College - Brainerd Campus, weekdays only:

Grades 3-5: Elementary Session One:
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9

9:30 to 11:30 AM
Drop Off begins @ 9:00 AM

Elementary Session Two:
Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16

9:30 to 11:30 AM
Drop Off begins @ 9:00 AM

Grades 6-12: Middle and High School Camp:
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 16

12:30 – 3:30 PM
Drop Off begins @ 12:00 PM

Questions? Please call 218-855-8199
or email: [email protected]

Online Tickets/Registration

Mary Aalgaard
Spotlight Youth Theater Camp

Mary Aalgaard is a playwright and piano/theater teacher, living in the heart of Minnesota. She writes theater reviews and supports the arts through her blog Play off the Page. She teaches youth theater workshops, writes articles for regional magazines, and works with both seniors and youth in multi-generational programs to enhance quality of life and build community. She is a member of Cracked Ice Improv. Her website is You can follow her on her Play off the Page Facebook page, @MaryAalgaard on Twitter.

Past Summer Camps at CLCPAC

Play Off the Page Youth Theater Summer Workshop 2023

Middle School Group

Play Off the Page Youth Theater Summer Workshop 2023

Elementary Group

Play Off the Page Youth Theater Workshop 2022

This activity is made possible, in part, by the voters of Minnesota, through a grant from the Five Wings Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.