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The Children’s Circus is a unique blend of traditional summer camp with an immersive arts performance-based enrichment program, serving kids’ age 5 – 15 yrs. old. KIDS ARTS is sponsored in part by the City of Middletown and presented by Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater. 

How to Register?

Registration for city residents opens on March 1, 2024! Space is available to city residents on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration opens on April 1, 2024 for nonresidents. All 2024 forms and documents will be available on March 1, 2024.

About the Program | Info

Fee Schedule | Info 

Teeny Tiny Troupe: ages 5-7 yrs. (Age 5 yrs. by July 5th, 2024)

Core Circus Troupe: Ages 8 - 15 (entering grade 3 in Fall 2024, or age 8 by July 5, 2024). Please note: core circus participants must still be 15 or younger by July 5, 2024.

DATES: Monday, July 1, 2024 – Friday, August 2nd, 2024 (NO PROGRAM Thursday, JULY 4th)

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

LOCATION: Macdonough Elementary School, 66 Spring St.

PERFORMANCE DATE: Friday, August 2nd @ 5 pm (NO DAY PROGRAM Friday, AUGUST 2nd)

RAIN DATE: Saturday, August 3 @ 5 pm

REGISTRATION CONTACT: Arts & Culture Office | 860-638-4511 | 

CIRCUS PROGRAM CONTACT: Oddfellows Playhouse | 860-347-6143 |  

Forms and General Info 

New Hire Counselor Forms

All forms are to be filled out completely and delivered to the Arts & Culture Office, Room B-11, Municipal Bldg., 245 DeKoven Drive.

Kids Arts 2024 Counselor Application - Positions are open to applicants who will be 16 years of age or older on, or before, their first day of work.

Kids Arts Staff Manual

Employee Emergency Form

New Hire Employee Forms (Form I9; Form CT-W4; Form Federal W4) 

City of Middletown Policies