Just for fun, Camp Hollywood features themed dances on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday nights. This is not at all mandatory - many people chose to wear their comfortable dancewear during the dances. But if you like dressing up and getting imaginative, join in on the themes! The 2017 themes are:
Friday, September 1st - Welcome to Camp Hollywood! Tonight check in begins at 8 PM, then join us in the ballroom for the return of one of the bands that started it all - Mora's Modern Rhythmists, starting at 9 PM. Dust off your letter sweaters, plaid skirts and saddle shoes for our tribute to the 1930s collegiate scene and meet your instructors, fellow campers, and potential dance partners! Enjoy our exciting NJC Team division! Band plays 9 PM - midnight, after hours DJ dancing until? - $25 night ticket
Saturday,September 2nd - Tonight it's an homage to one of the greatest Lindy Hop shorts of all time, the Groovie Movie, featuring one of our very special instructors, Lindy Hop Legend Jean Veloz! Join us for a special musical tribute to the Palomar Ballroom, featuring the music of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw laid down by the fabulous Jonathan Stout and his Rhythm Busters! Thrill to the fast feet of the NJC Open Balboa and Shag finals. Band plays 9 PM - midnight, after hours live music with The Grand Slam Sextet from 1-3 AM - $35 night ticket.
Sunday, September 3rd - Arrrrg! Avast ye, mateys, it's our Treasure Island themed Sunday night, with a tribute to Harlem's famous Savoy Ballroom with music from Count Basie and Duke Ellington featuring The Jonathan Stout Orchestra, with special guest Russ Wilson! Wear your best Pirate wear to dance the night away and enjoy the NJC Amateur and Open Lindy finals. Band plays 9 PM - midnight, after hours live music from 1-3 AM with Falty and the Defects - $35 night ticket.
Monday, September 4th - It's closing night of Camp Hollywood - get comfy in your jammies for our Pajama Game night featuring Michael Gamble's Rhythm Serenaders! Get in those final dances, visit your vendors for some last chance dance shoes and souvenirs, and cheer on the one time return of The Camp Hollywood Jitterbug Contest. Band plays 9 PM - midnight, after hours dancing until? - $25 night ticket