When looking for an engaging activity to occupy your little angel for the summer, you can’t go wrong with summer dance camps.  Dancing can be a great pastime for children and research has shown that it helps build self confidence, discipline, grace and poise.  If this is the first time that your child is to set foot inside a dance studio there are a few things that you need to do to make this a great experience.

The first step is finding a dance school that is best suited to your needs. Not all dance schools are the same, so the best idea is to make a list of studios with good reviews from students and parents then visit each one.  Looking at the interior of the facilities, speaking to teachers and observing their teaching techniques may give you an idea whether the dance studio will make the lessons fun and engaging, while making your child feel comfortable and welcome as well.

The next step is selecting a dance lesson that your child will enjoy the most. Remember, that the main motive behind the activity is to engage your child so it is important that they enjoy the activity, so it is best to let them decide whether they want to learn ballet, jazz, tap or simple acrobatics.