"Circus arts training builds confidence, social skills and is more fun than just about anything else in the world of performing arts. That's why we're offering – and expanding – our circus for the 11th year!" -Kevin Rice, Artistic Director



Acrobatics, Aerial Fabric, Static Trapeze, Lyra, Juggling, Physical Comedy & Improv, Hooping, Trampoline and Movement

Ages 7 - 14 • Click here for details about our 2023 Circus Camp!

July 10-Aug 24, 2023 // All weeks will be held at the Payomet's new Big Top Circus Tent location at the WHAT Theater in Wellfleet.

  • 9:30am-2:30pm Mon-Thurs. Maximum capacity of 30 participants per week. 

We offer a limited number of need based scholarships for local families. Low income and BIPOC families are given priority. Please email us to inquire about scholarships circus@payomet.org

Apply to be a Counselor In Training
The Counselor In Training (CIT) program is for current or former Cirque by the Sea campers, ages 13-18, who possess lots of enthusiasm, responsibility, and desire to maybe be a counselor or instructor someday! For more information on becoming a CIT, email circus@payomet.org

Do you have a specific, circus camp related question? Reach out to the Cirque team at circus@payomet.org

Payomet's Summer Circus Camp is presented in partnership with WHAT for Kids and the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, a local nonprofit professional theater company dedicated to enriching the cultural life of the Outer Cape through plays and innovative programming that entertains, inspires, and informs a multi-generational audience.



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“My son never used to rush out of the house – to anything. Now he does...to the car every time I take him to circus camp. It’s been a real growth thing for him.”