CLOWN CAMP 2018

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Sunday, June 10, 2018


Clown Camp 2018 Classes

Below is a sampling of our 90 hours of classes offered in 2018.
(subject to change)

Audience Relations
Balloonology
Birthday Party Clowning
Caring Clown
Character Development 
Charleston for Clowns
Cheap & Easy Give aways
Clowning Basics
Clown Choreography
Clown History
Clowning for Memory Loss Residents
Clown Ministry
Comedy Drawing
Comedy Magic
Contemporary Clown Makeup
Developing a Caring Clown Character
Entertain with Origami
Face Painting for Fun & Profit
Hat Manipulation
Hospital Simulation Ward Experience
Hygienic Hijinx
Improvisation
Improv Comedy Dance 
 
Juggling
Keeping Kids' Attention
Inexpensive Costuming for Beginners
Laughter Meditation
Laughter Yoga
Make up Technique 
Magic Shows for Young Children
Marketing 101
Performing for Libraries
Performance Origami
Performing for Schools
Physical Comedy
Physical Therapy Clowning
Posing for Photos
Puppetry
Routining Your Show
Scamper for Creativity
Schtickerology
Silly songs
Skit Writing
Stage Presence
Storytelling
Strolling Magic
Therapeutic Clown
The Mind of the Clown
Things That Go Pop!
Using Running Gags
Ventriloquism Made Easy
Working with Props
Ye Olde Boxing Gag


2018 General Schedule

(All class sessions will offer 4-5 class choices) 


Sunday June 10    

  • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.    Check-in Viterbo University Residence Housing     
  • 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Registration at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center  
  • 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Camp Store Open
  • 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. First Timers' Orientation
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:15 - 7:45 p.m. Opening Welcome Session
  • 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Alley Meetings
  • 10:00 - 10:45 p.m. Ice Cream Social


Monday, June 11
           
  • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.  Staff On Stage: Isaiah Foster
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Class Sessions *
  • 10:30 - 11: 30 a.m. Class Sessions *
  • 11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Alley Meetings
  • 1:55 - 2:55 p.m. Class Sessions *
  • 3:10 - 4:10 p.m. Class Sessions *  
  • 4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Special Sessions
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. Camp Store Open
  • 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Staff On Stage: Sean Emery
  • 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Open Mike 
  • 9:50 -11:00 p.m. Fireside Chat: "Ask A Fool" with Staff/Fools


Tuesday, June 12

  • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.  Staff On Stage: Gregory Parks and Nicole Portwood 
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Class Sessions *
  • 10:30 - 11: 30 a.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:15 - 1:45 p.m.  Alley Meetings
  • 1:55 - 2:55 p.m. Class Sessions *
  • 3:10 - 4:10 p.m. Class Sessions *  
  • 4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Class Sessions *
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. Camp Store Open
  • 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Staff On Stage: Joe Dieffenbacher 
  • 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Open Mike 
  • 9:50 -11:00 p.m. Fireside Chat: "Misadventures of Life on the Road" with Jim Howle


Wednesday June, 13

  • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.   Breakfast
  • 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.   Staff On Stage: Bruce Johnson & Angel Contreras              
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.   Class Sessions *
  • 10:30 - 11: 30 a.m.   Staff Make-up Demonstration
  • 11:45 - 1:00 p.m.   Lunch
  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.    Individual Make-up Time
  • 1:45 - 3:00 p.m.   Picture Day
  • 3:15 - 3:45 p.m.   Alley Meetings  
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.   Class Sessions *
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.   Dinner
  • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.   Camp Store Open
  • 6:00 - 8:45 p.m.   Special Activity: CLOWN CAMP Night at the Museum: Children's Museum of La Crosse
  • 9:15 -10:15 p.m.   Fireside Chat: "Women Are Funny!"

              
Thursday, June 14

  • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
  • 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.  Staff On Stage: Lee Mullally and Special Guests
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 10:30 - 11: 30 a.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 11:45 - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch
  • 1:15 - 1:45 p.m.   Alley Meetings
  • 1:55 - 2:55 p.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 3:10 - 4:10 p.m.  Class Sessions *  
  • 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Dinner
  • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.  Camp Store Open and Silent Auction Bidding
  • 7:30 - ???  p.m.  Live Auction

      
Friday, June 15

  • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
  • 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.  Staff On Stage: Steve Russell 
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 10:30 - 11: 30 a.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 11:45 - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch
  • 1:15 - 1:45 p.m.   Alley Meetings
  • 1:55 - 2:55 p.m.  Class Sessions *
  • 3:10 - 4:10 p.m.  Class Sessions *  
  • 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Practice Session
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Dinner
  • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Camp Store Open
  • 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.  Alley Skits/Closing Session
  • 9:15 - 10:15 p.m.  Closing Party


Saturday, June 16

  • 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. Breakfast           
  • 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. Check-out of Viterbo Residence Halls
  • 7:30 - 7:30 p.m. Extra Cost Bus Trip to Baraboo, WI 


Sunday, June 17

  • 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast (Baraboo Trip folks)
  • 8:00 - 1100 a.m. Check-out


*We strive for Clown Camp to be perpetually new. Over 50% of 2018 classes are new offerings!





 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • We strongly prefer that payment be made with a credit card through this site (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover).

    If you are unable to pay using a credit card, please complete the registration process through this website and send your check made out to Viterbo University to:

    Viterbo University Fine Arts Center
    ATTN: CLOWN CAMP
    900 Viterbo Drive
    La Crosse, WI  54601


    A deposit of $200 is required to reserve your spot. Please submit your check as soon as possible after registration; your registration will not be completed until we receive your check. Payment in full is due on April 15, 2018.

    ***** You must print a copy of your registration confirmation and include it with your check.

             



              
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