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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

This week in press releases: Improv Camp

Do you know a creative teenager? Or one you'd just like out of the house for a week this summer? Or maybe you're one yourself (in which case what are you doing here? Did you get lost on the way to porn?). Got just the thing for you. Spread the word. Tell your friends. It's something I would have loved if I were ever creative or if I were ever a teenager.
13th Annual IMPROVCAMP returns this Summer with
"The Best Camp Ever" August 21-August 28, 2013.
At Camp Fircom on Gambier Island, British Columbia

"Improv Camp changed my life. It pretty much got me through high school, and the friends I made at Improv Camp are still some of my closest."     -Averie MacDonald, Camper

For a week this summer, over a hundred teens from all over the country will gather on Gambier Island, a beautiful getaway just minutes off the coast of Vancouver. There they will each learn to work together, to tap into their imaginations and discover a passion and self-confidence that will bring them back year after year. And they will laugh. A lot. This is IMPROVCAMP.

IMPROVCAMP is a unique week-long event that draws in teens from all over Canada and the world to learn and develop skills in improvisational theatre. Now in its 13th year, IMPROVCAMP is a hotbed for funny teens looking to share their love of comedy and performance while forming friendships that will last a lifetime. Did we mention that it’s also lots of fun? Participants receive top notch instruction and supervision, working with over twenty professional instructors, many of them former participants who have gone on to spread their love of improv to the next generation.
WHY IMPROV?IMPROVCAMP draws its roots from the Canadian Improv Games ( which has been teaching positivity, problem solving and storytelling through improvisation for the past 37 years though it’s National Tournament, with teams participating from high schools all across Canada. Improvisation theatre has proven to be instrumental to development in youth, teaching communication and quick thinking skills useful in all walks of life. Improvisation opens doors to countless professional, scholastic and personal opportunities throughout a lifetime. The benefits of improv training have been lauded by parents nation-wide, increasing demand for programming outside of school. Hence, IMPROVCAMP, and its fantastic continued success.
IMPROVCAMP is open to teens from ages 13 to 18. No previous improv or performance experience is necessary and each camper’s experience is tailored to their individual needs. All you need is a willingness to learn! IMPROVCAMP consistently sells out when registration opens in February, and discounts are available for those who sign up early, so act fast in order to secure a spot, as well as to ensure a summer filled with laughter, learning and fast friendships.
"I believe in the power of Improv!" - Tara Stanford, Parent.

To reserve spaces or find out more, visit

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