Theater camp for children aged 11 to 17; registration in progress

The 27th Annual Kids & Company Drama Camp will be held July 26-30 at Wilmington High School Auditoria. This week-long intensive drama camp welcomes children and teens ages 11 to 17 and meets from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

This year’s camp will be led by Lois A. Hock, Professor Emeritus of Theater at Wilmington College. The camp sessions will also be taught by Ken and Tara Lydy, Timothy Larrick and Cole Hough as well as others.

Guest performers and drama camp staff will give special sessions during the week on acting, stage combat, dancing, singing, drama, costume and face painting.

Applications are available on For A Song and A Story in Wilmington or online at

Application and participation fees are required and must be mailed and received by July 23. Please send your application and participation fee to Kids & Company, 1091 Timber Glen Drive, Wilmington, OH 45177.

Registrations are limited to 20 participants, so send your application as soon as possible. Scholarships for financial need are available. Call for details at 937-725-8449.

The Kids & Company season 2021 sponsors are The Galvin Family Foundation, Charles Fischer Trust Fund, Wilmington College, Ms. Barbara Bayless, Fred & Carolyn Matthews, Phil & Vicki Snow, Wilmington Kiwanis Club, Wilmington Eagles Auxiliary, Wilmington News Journal , Brown Funeral Home, and many additional private donations.