The Merrimack Summer Stage Theater Program will be returning to the Wasserman Park Theater this summer.
Welcome to The Lion King Experience! Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, for the first time ever, you have the opportunity to produce this one-of-a-kind musical in your school. The African Savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.
In this week long theater camp; participants will learn about scene acting, vocal work, dance and creative movement, theater games and improvisation. Participants will work together to produce a theatrical program that will be performed at the last day of the Theater Camp. When participants are not rehearsing, fun crafts and activities will be supervised by staff.
Don’t miss out on a fun-filled week of learning and performing. It will be amazing to observe the strides the participants make in just one week. Merrimack Summer Stage is for participants between the ages of 8 – 15 years old and the program runs Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Participants should bring a water bottle and lunch with them daily. Snacks will be provided.
The Summer Stage program will once again be led by Jennifer Erdody who currently works as a music teacher for Milford High School and who also has an extensive music and theater background. Since 2007 she has served as the Music Director for the Riverbend Youth Company under the Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club.
She has also served as the Music Director for both the Souhegan Valley Chorus and the Mont Vernon Community Messiah Sing and has acted a number of plays & musicals over the years. Jennifer has a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Boston University. She will be assisted by a number of high school & college aged students who also have a background in theater in performing arts.
COVID-19 Statement (updated 4/7/222):
This summer, we are planning for a return to some sort of normalcy. Based upon updated guidance from the NH Department of Public Health, masks are now optional at camp based on the individual’s personal choice, except in the case of required isolation or quarantine.
While not mandatory; it is strongly recommended that all campers & staff get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to help avoid introducing COVID-19 into the camp setting and associated consequences such as needing to quarantine due to exposure.
WHAT DOES FULLY VACCINATED MEAN?
COVID-19 DAILY WELLNESS CHECK:
Parents and campers are required to answer these questions daily prior to campers leaving the car:
In the age of COVID, we're all used to this by now. We hope you will go with the flow and understand that no matter what happens, we will always error on the side of keeping campers, staff and the public safe while presenting the best possible program for kids.
QUESTIONS: For questions, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department Office at 603-882-1046 or email Program Coordinator, James Golisano
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8 - 15 years old
Wasserman Park Theater
Merrimack Resident: $220.00
The first child in the household pays the full tuition rate. A discount of $25 per week per child is applied to the 2nd of more children in the same household who are attending the same week.
This discount applies to registrations for Naticook Day Camp, Camp Trek and Summer Stage programs for the 2022 camp season.
This summer, Merrimack Parks & Recreation has partnered with ePACT to better serve our participants and staff. ePACT offers an electronic health record system for camps, and you can now complete your participant’s health information electronically. The security and privacy of your participant's health information is important to us. The ePACT site is secure, encrypted, and password protected.
After you register for Camp thru our Registration Provider (RecDesk); your child's Summer Camp registration is not complete until you have also completed your camper health information forms and submitted the required medical documents. Per State law, all campers must submit a record of immunizations and a record of a physical from within the past 2 years.
After signing up for Merrimack Summer Stage:
Our Summer Camp program is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services as well as Accredited by the American Camp Association. The information being collected is required to maintain regulatory compliance for our Camp license.
We are excited to continually improve, building safer, more productive and more efficient systems to create the best experience for you and your family! We can’t wait to see you this summer!