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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.

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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.
June 28, 2012
AileyCamp, the innovative full-scholarship day camp, will provide approximately one thousand inner-city students in 10 cities across the United States this summer with an inspiring six-week program that uses the art of dance as a means to stretch their minds, bodies and spirits.

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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.
March 14, 2014
Bullying stems from how individuals feel about themselves and how they treat others, according to Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell. Therefore, it is supremely important that young people feel good about themselves at school, home, and among friends and peers.
July 01, 2013
Onstage at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, moving in and out of sharp shadows falling from overhead lights, are 100 children ages 11 to 14, boys, girls, all shapes and sizes, but dancing as one. United in movement, their smiles are as wide as their sashays, split leaps, and outstretched arms.


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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 ...