Special Opportunities

TA BOOTCAMP: The Best Orientation out There!

Teacher Assistants (TAs) are an essential part of the Summer Camp experience at Civic! In addition to assisting faculty with classroom instruction, TAs lead games & activities, mentor campers, escort campers throughout the building, share their passion for theatre, and act as chief morale officers – keeping the enthusiasm and energy high all throughout the week!

TAs are required to complete “TA BOOTCAMP” – the Best Orientation Out There! Bootcamp will provide training in: Leadership Skills, Theatre Games & how they will be used at Camp, Emergency Procedures, Navigating Civic Theatre, Camp expectations/etiquette, the various types of TA positions that are available for each camp, and much much more!

Two Sessions of TA Bootcamp are offered and are FREE to any student interested in becoming a TA for summer 2019.  Space is limited to 20 students per session.

Completing the Bootcamp does not guarantee that a student will be placed in the summer 2019 schedule.

TA Bootcamp Dates:

Saturday, April 20th
3:30 – 7:30pm

Saturday, May 18
3:30 – 7:30pm

Call the Education Office at 616-222-6653 to register. 

(Registration is over the phone only)

TA BOOTCAMP: Refresher Course for students who were TAs during summer 2018 that have completed grades 7 through 12

TAs who were TAs last summer (Summer 2018) do not have to take the full Bootcamp, but ARE REQUIRED to complete a refresher course of “TA BOOTCAMP” – the Best Orientation Out There! in order to TA this summer (2019).  The Bootcamp refresher will provide training in Leadership Skills, Theatre Games & how they will be used at Camp, Emergency Procedures, Navigating Civic Theatre, Camp expectations/etiquette, the various types of TA positions that are available for each camp, and much much more!

Two Sessions of TA Bootcamp REFRESHER are offered and are FREE to any student interested in becoming a TA for summer 2019.  Space is limited to 20 students per session.

Completing the Bootcamp REFRESHER does not guarantee that a student will be placed in the Summer 2019 schedule.

Refresher Dates:

Saturday, April 13th
3:30 – 5:30pm

Saturday, May 11th
3:30 – 5:30pm

Call the Education Office at 616-222-6653 to register. 

(Registration is over the phone only)