Campers weather StarStruck Storm

Patrick Fisher, The New Prague Times
Lydia Schmitz, left, and Libby Olson practice a scene for the upcoming free performance that caps off StarStruck Performing Arts Camp. The show, StarStruck Storm, is 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 13, at the middle school auditorium. (Patrick Fisher Photo)

StarStruck Performing Arts Camp marks seven years this summer of offering fun and an assortment of the arts to children and teens. This week at New Prague Middle School, 80 campers ranging in age from 5 to 16 are participating in StarStruck Storm. They are learning songs and dances and are creating art that have to do with the weather. The campers will show off what they learned on Friday, July 13, with a free performance at 1:30 p.m. in the middle school’s auditorium.

"We always have a good group of kids. They really enjoy being here," said Allie Meyer, one of the theatre instructors for StarStruck. She is an original member of the team from when it began and has been involved with all 21 productions of the program. Like many of the instructors at the camp she is either a teacher or pursuing a degree in teaching or the arts.

While originally an offshoot of Generations Theatre Company, StarStruck Performing Arts Camp is now an...

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