Are you ready for something really different?

Circus Arts Summer Camp!
Campers will experience the true circus atmosphere by learning routines of various disciplines.

Fitness, Agility, Balance, Strength, Self-Confidence and Coordination are the side products of the circus. Campers will work under a circus tent and study the basic skills of circus arts. They are given the opportunity to challenge themselves, while at the same time having fun.

Where The Activities Happen!
Activities take place at
The Big Top School of Circus Arts
17527 Bamwood Dr.
Houston, TX 77090

Little Circus Show!
On the last Friday of every session we will feature a "Little Circus Show".
All the campers will demonstrate their acquired skills.

 


  • WHAT WE TEACH
  • Unicycles
  • Juggling
  • Tight Wire
  • Face painting and balloon art
  • Trapeze
  • Aerial Arts
  • Gymnastics
  • Stilts
  • Hula hoops
  • Acrobatics/Tumble Track
  • Bungee trampoline & many other activities !

Who is the Camp Geared To?
The camp is geared to children 6-16 years of age.
No gymnastics experience is required. Children will be challenged according to their age and ability.

What to Wear and Bring
Please wear comfortable clothing that is not too baggy, socks and running shoes. It is recommended that girls wear a leotard under clothing. No jewelry or toys allowed. Bring sunscreen, water bottle, a lunch, and a couple of snacks everyday (no nuts).

Summer Camp Program 2015
Summer Camp starts June 8th - July 31st. Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Extended hours are available from 8:00 am - 9:00 am & 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at an additional cost of $10 per hour.
SESSION 1: June 8-June 12 Intermediate/Advanced Aerial Only 8am-12pm
SESSION 2: June 15-June 26
SESSION 3: July 6-July 17
SESSION 4: July 20-July 31

Week 1 of each session allows child to try and learn all circus arts activities.
Week 2 of each session we put the show together with the activies each child has learned in the first week.
The Friday of Week 2 at 3pm, we put on the "Little Circus Show" for families and friends.
Please feel free to pre-register now for the upcoming 2015 camps. 

AERIAL SILKS CLASSES IN HOUSTON

REGISTER NOW FOR AERIAL ARTS CLASSES
Aerial Silks, Lyra, Trapeze, Rings, and Dance Movement taught in this class.
Monday 5pm-6pm. Monday 6pm-7pm. Thursday 7pm - 8pm.
Cost is $25.00 per class per hour for beginners.
Semi-Private Lessons (2-3 people) $50 each person per hour.
Private lessons (1 person) $75.00 per hr.

CONDITIONING & CIRQUE CLASSES IN HOUSTON

REGISTER NOW FOR CONDITIONING/ACROBATICS CLASS
This class is HIGHLY recommended for building stamina and flexibility for aerial and gymnastics. All levels of experience are welcome to join.
Tuesday 6pm-7pm. Thursday 6pm-7pm. Cost is $15 per class.
REGISTER NOW FOR UNICYCLE/JUGGLING/WIRE WALKING
All levels of experience are welcome to join. Tuesday 7pm-8pm. Cost is $15.
If you stay for the conditioning/acrobatics 6pm-7pm and this cirque class, the cost is $25 for both.

2015 SUMMER CAMP

SESSION 1: June 8-June 12 (Intermediate/Advanced Aerial Workshop) 8am-12pm
SESSION 2: June 15-June 26
SESSION 3: July 6-July 17
SESSION 4: July 20-July 31
Pre-register now for the upcoming 2015 camps.  Please click here to register. Please register each child separately.
NO REGISTRATION FEE if you register your child before May 22nd!

 

 

 

 

 

 



REGISTRATION FEE DAYS DATE
$30.00 Mon-Fri Jun 8 - July 31
Circus & Aerial Shirts Available for $20.00
  1 Child 2 Children 3 Children
2 week session $260.00 $480.00 $700.00
If registering for 1 week, price is $175 per child.


Our Director, Alex Chimal
has been performing
professionally since the
age of 3.
He is a world class
juggler, aerial artist,
acrobat, tumbler, clown
and is master
choreographer in the
circus arts. His talents are
sought after by companies
and arenas. Alex still performs
professionally, performing in
Mexico, South America, Canada, & United States. He has coached circus performers for 17 years. He also currently works at Northland Christian School as a coach and coaches gymnastics at a competitive level for a local gym. As an international, professional circus artist for over 25 years, Alex has developed a unique blend of teaching that incorporates traditional gymnastics and the circus arts. Circus arts build coordination, hand eye coordination, team building skills, fitness and discipline.

Stacy helps coach here at Chimal Circus Arts. She is trained by her husband, Coach Alex in the Circus Arts and is fully trained in safety, stretching, and dance technique. Stacy danced, performed and competed in dance for over 12 years before going off to college. Her awards include invitation to perform in the Rose Bowl, 1st runner up dance ensemble and 1991 Winner of National Champions Dance/Drill Team Competition in California. Stacy keeps up to date on the latest dance styles and continues her passion for Latin dance and ballet. Her educational expertise includes earning her BA in Communication Disorders for Speech Pathology. Not only does she use her personal experience as a mother of two, but also her educational training in childhood development and anatomy of the upper body, muscles, breath support, and brain to coach your child. She is excited to pass along her knowledge and love of dance and performance to your child.