I m a g i n e e r s W a n t e d !
Create, Perform, Play!
Tears of Joy Theatre’s Summer Puppet Camps are a unique experience for young creative minds. Campers join professional puppeteers in fun theater games, daily craft activities, and building on-stage presence and confidence. Each camp culminates in a final performance for friends and family.
Thank you to Happy Knits for sponsoring Puppet Camp.
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To register your child for one or more Tears of Joy summer camp please click and print The Camp Form fill out the information below, and mail or email to:
c/o Tears of Joy Theatre 1444 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR 97214
Please enclose a check for the camp deposit(s) for the full amount.
To pay with a credit card by phone please call 503-282-2471 ext 102.
Cirque Du Sock Monkey’s Marvelous Animal Circus!
July 6-10, 10am-3pm
Ready to become a ball-balancing seal? A stilt-walking giraffe? A juggling monkey? Run away and join the circus! Learn circus skills taught by Circus Cascadia’s Paul Battram and mask making and performance taught by Emily Alexander.
Chicken Little: All Cracked Up
July 13-17, 1:30-4pm
In this groovy version of the classic folktale, hilarity ensues as we follow Chicken Little and her feathered cohorts as they disco their way through the forest to tell the king that THE SKY IS FALLING!
The Amazing Adventures of Hercules!
July 20-24, 1-4pm
Puppet Camp with Emily Alexander Accompany the Greek hero, Hercules, as he faces the many-headed hydra, invincible lions, magnificent fire-breathing horses, and other fantastical creatures. Victory will be yours!
Puppet making and performance led by Emily Alexander.
Performance on July at 7pm.
*This camp will be held at Tears of Joy’s new headquarters at SE 15th and Hawthorne.