Camp Kids 'N Comedy
We have been running classes, holding summer camp and producing shows of the kids who are the cream of the crop for the past 20 years at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. Since COVID-19 hit we have been running classes and producing shows on Zoom, Live Streamed on to YouTube. We are the place for kids ages 10-18 to learn to write and perform stand-up comedy. Our summer will consist of 2 week online sessions from July 6- August 14 for 2 hours a day for 2 weeks learning from professional comedians and comedy writers who perform around New York City
Minimum Age 10
Maximum Age 18
Camp Dates July 6-17 July 20-31 August 3-14 Monday - Friday daily 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Eastern time) (ages 10-13) 2-4 PM (Eastern time) (ages 14-18)
Camp Cities Virtual camp on Zoom. Any city anywhere
Year Established 2000
Camp Capacity Total capacity: 48 (each class limit is 8 kids). We have 2 different camps running in a session and 3 session over the summer. Kids can take 1, 2, or 3 sessions
Here's a short video clip by Now This. Note - the Kids 'N Comedy piece starts 1:45 in. It's not virtual. It's live at Gotham and different, but it gives a sense of the great work kids can do!
- We have professional comedians and comedy writers who love kids, teaching funny kids to write and perform stand-up comedy.
- We have interns who have been through the program, assisting the teachers to help the kids develop their original comedy routines.
- The last day of camp the kids present their comedy routines on Zoom which is live streamed onto YouTube so that friends and families can be their audience.