Traditional New England Barn Dances

Dudley Laufman & Jacqueline Laufman

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Camps

 

    Virginia Reel    

   New Hampshire Folk and Barn Dances   

   Square Dances   

 

 

These are the kinds of dances that we do with children and adults of all ages and abilities around New England. 

 

No experience needed

We both play our fiddles and call the dances, and, provide a drumming rhythm with our feet.

 

Children pick partners and usually dance three to four dances together. Counselors and staff are asked to join in.

 

The entire dance usually lasts about an hour. We work with groups of about 50 kids at a time. This ensures a more recreationally sound and enjoyable evening. At large camps you could facilitate this by:

1. Targeting a particular age group for dancing, or

2. Schedule several shorter sessions.

 It is nice if  refreshments are served at the end.

 

We prefer to have the dances inside such as the dining hall or the recreation hall. If an outside area is used there would be an additional charge because it is much harder to run a dance outside.

 

Some camps have had us play for pre-season or end-of-season dances for the counselors and staff. During the off season camp directors often refer us to other groups who rent the facilities. Please keep us in mind for these.

 

FEES: Our fees for camp programs vary depending on size of groups and distance to travel. 

 

Camp References:

 

Camp Glen Brook

35 Glenbrook Rd

Marlborough NH 03455

603-876-3342

glenbrook@glenbrook.org

www.glenbrook.org

Director: James Madsen

 

Camp Quinebarge
P.O. Box 608
Center Harbor, NH 03226
Phone: 603-253-6029
adventures@campquinebarge.com

www,campquinebarge.com

Director: David Hurley

 

Windsor Mountain International
One World Way
Windsor, NH 03244

603-478-3166
mail@WindsorMountain.org

www.WindsorMountain.org 

Director: Sarah Herman

 



 

TWO FIDDLES

Jacqueline & Dudley Laufman

PO Box 61, Canterbury, NH, USA 03224

Tel: 603-783-4719   Fax: 603-783-9578 

 

New email as of January 2007: 

jdlaufman (at) comcast (dot) net

(Put the @ symbol in above address instead of the word (at) with no spaces and a . between comcast and net to deter spam.)

 

Last updated: 03/05/2013

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