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Northern Week 2016
This camp took place Sunday, July 17- Saturday, July 23, 2016
English, French, Contras and Squares
Contras and Squares
Scandi and Nyckelharpa
FLUTE & WHISTLE
BASS & BANJO
Bass and banjo
Jay and Molly
2016 Tuition and Meals
Youth ages 13-25 $575
Children ages 5-12 $475
Under 5 Free
Tuition for the 2016 camp includes all meals*, classes and activities. Work exchange positions and youth scholarships are available.
Lodging is additional.
Camp attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
You may select regular, vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free meals. We make every effort to include a range of allergen-free dishes and to inform diners of meal ingredients.
* Pre-camp Contra Dance Party/BBQ/Sunday Brunch are available as add-ons during online registration.
Enjoy the full Ashokan experience and choose comfortable onsite lodging as part of the registration process. More information and costs here.
What to Bring
- If you are staying onsite: Sleeping bag or sheets, blanket, pillowcases, towels, soap, toiletries. There are light quilts in each private room and a small number of light blankets for those bunkhouse residents who are unable to bring one of their own. If you will need us to provide one, please let us know well in advance and we’ll do our best.
- Flashlight, camera.
- Clothes and shoes for wet and dry weather. Special event clothes and dancing shoes.
See this What To Bring/Camp Summary for more details about what to bring, the schedule for camp, directions to Ashokan and other important information.
Youth Pricing and Scholarship Fund
We’re excited about the growing interest in traditional music and dancing among young people–the future is in their hands. To help young people take part in Ashokan Music & Dance Camps, we offer major discounts for children and young adults and have established a Youth Scholarship Fund. Anyone age 25 or younger can apply by filling out our Youth Scholarship Application.
A limited number of work exchange positions are available to partially defray the cost of the camp. A list of available positions can be found here.
Indicate your first three choices of positions during online registration and make a deposit of $150 or more to hold your registration.
Contact us by phone (845) 246-2121, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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