Pinewoods English-Scottish-Contra Sessions

ESC: July 4-8, 2022

ESCape is the place to be! We bring you the best of English Country, Scottish Country, and Contra dancing—and much more. Come enjoy your favorite traditions while perhaps sampling something new in a fun and friendly session. From the energetic to the elegant, ESCape offers a unique and satisfying mix of music and dance in daily classes and mixed evening programs. To get a sense of the programs, we invite you to view the schedule and class descriptions from 2021.

In 2022, ESCape returns with an exciting lineup of dance, music, and other fun! This year's staff includes the following wonderful people:

Teachers: Dan Blim (English); Lara Friedman-Shedlov (Scottish); Luke Donforth (Contra); Mo Brachfeld (Percussive Dance)
Musicians: Kate Barnes, Dave Wiesler, Ken Allen, Miranda Weinberg, Viveka Fox, Peter Macfarlane, and Dan Emery!

English, Scottish, and Contra dancing at ESCape will be taught and called using gender-free terminology.

Session Rates:
$395 for CDS-Boston/RSCDS members
$405 for non-members
$300 for campers ages 13-25

Only fully vaccinated individuals (campers and staff) will be able to attend ESCape 2022. "Fully vaccinated" means that the individual has received a booster, if eligible. Additional COVID precautions to come.

ESCape is open to campers aged 13 and up, and is a rare opportunity to bring together dance communities in one magical setting—who knows what surprises you’ll find! So ESCape to the Cape this summer for the English Scottish Contra ESCperience!

For more information, contact the chairs, Daniel Potter, April Birnie, and Kat Dutton at esc@cds-boston.org OR check the registration page: ESC 2022 Registration.