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June 25, 2015
(New York, NY) June 25, 2015 – Since its inaugural summer in 1991, AileyCamp New York has been using the art of dance as a means to stretch the minds, bodies, and spirits of young students in Washington Heights. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, AileyCamp New York, is one of the eight AileyCamps across the country helping young people reach their full potential.

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Today Show - AileyCamp Helps Kids Tackle Challenges Through Dance

This installment of TODAY's series, "Hope to It," spotlights AileyCamp, a six-week program from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that serves kids ages 11 to 14, helping them face personal challenges through dance. 

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June 25, 2015
(New York, NY) June 25, 2015 – Since its inaugural summer in 1991, AileyCamp New York has been using the art of dance as a means to stretch the minds, bodies, and spirits of young students in Washington Heights. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, AileyCamp New York, is one of the eight AileyCamps across the country helping young people reach their full potential.
June 25, 2014
AileyCamp, the innovative full-scholarship day camp will provide life-changing and meaningful experiences to students in nine cities across the United States and welcomes the first ever AileyCamp in Baltimore, Maryland thanks to the support of Towson University. This inspiring program uses the art of dance as a means to stretch the mind, body, and spirit of approximately 900 inner-city students this summer.
June 27, 2013
AileyCamp, the innovative full-scholarship day camp celebrating its 25th year, will provide life-changing and meaninful experiences to students in eight cities across the United States this summer. This inspiring program uses the art of dance as a means to stretch the mind, body, and spirit of approximately 800 inner-city students.

Press Coverage

August 21, 2014
Thursday’s installment of TODAY’s series, “Hope to It,” spotlights AileyCamp, a six-week program from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that serves kids ages 11 to 14, helping them face personal challenges through dance.
July 29, 2014
"I was shaking," says 13-year-old Jahi Gibson. The self-described “super shy” teen recalls the stage fright that gripped him during his first days at the Alvin Ailey dance camp in Miami.
July 03, 2014
Sprawled out on their stomachs or hunched over pieces of paper, two dozen preteens gathered in the cool darkness of the theater stage and mulled over what kind of legacy they would leave behind.


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February 26, 2013
"I will not use the word can't to define my possibilities." - AileyCamp Daily Affirmation AileyCamp is an innovative summer program designed to serve inner-city children grades six through eight. Founded by Alvin Ailey and the Kansas City Friends of ...