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MADD Days at Westminster

July 30 - August 3, 2018

WHAT:     MADD Days at Westminster is a Christian music, art, dance and drama day camp for children and youth from the Miami Valley and beyond.
                ~ Choir, Handbells, Orff Instruments, Dance, Drama ~

WHERE:   Westminster Presbyterian Church
                 125 N. Wilkinson Street
                 Dayton, Ohio 45402

WHO:       Children and Youth entering grades 3 through 8 (as of fall 2018)

COST:     $80 (includes light breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and a T-shirt)



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For More Information...

For more information about MADD Days at Westminster, contact Camp Director, Brent Manley (, or call the Church Office (937-223-7285).


MADD Camp Instructors

Shelly Burden has been a member of Westminster for 23 years.  She is a professional ceramicist who created the ceramic communion set we use in worship and the miniatures sets the deacons use for home communion. Shelly is also skilled in textile arts. She brings these visual arts skills together with her deep faith and love of children into her ministry to the children of Westminster. Shelly has been the lead teacher for the Come and See Program this past year, and the Coordinator of Creation Station Workshop, which is part of our CrossRoads: Education for the Journey Sunday School program for 1st – 6th grades.  Most Sundays you can find her sharing the Good News teaching children in Creation Station. Shelly has also served on the Mission and Fellowship Committees, as a wedding hostess for many years, and as an usher and greeter on Sunday mornings. 

After receiving a Bachelor’s in Music Education from Ohio University, and a MM from Wright State University, Kathy Fagan Clark went on to become the Vocal Music Director at Centerville High School for 26 years.  While there, Kathy directed 24 musicals and had choirs that received unanimous superior ratings at District OMEA contest.  One of Centerville High School’s select vocal groups, The Elktonians, traveled and competed, singing the National Anthem for the Cincinnati Reds, performing at the Grand ‘Ole Opry in Nashville, working with Simon Callaway from The King’s Singers in Chicago, showcasing in Toronto, and sang at the historical Christ Church in Philadelphia.  Kathy also developed the first a cappella singing ensemble FORTE at Centerville HS, where she also implemented a piano class/lab as a part of the curriculum.  Kathy is currently a choir member, soloist, and composer at Westminster, along with being the Artistic Director of the Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus.  Kathy is also part of the writing team “Music to Your Years.”


Tamra Francis holds a BA in Communications with a theater emphasis.  She sings with the Westminster Choir and the Dayton Music Club.  She has performed at both the Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall with the Dayton Philharmonic Chorus.  Tamra has led drama teams at three different churches and directed for several years at schools and community theaters in the area.  For 11 years Tamra’s voice has been heard at the Schuster Center in the pre-recorded curtain speech.  Tamra performs with the Children’s Traveling Opera, and Opera Guild of Dayton program taking opera into schools.  Credits include:  Carmen (Carmen) and The Barber of Seville (Rosina).  Along with her husband Jerry, Tamra runs Mayhem and Mystery a 15 year old, Ohio based interactive theater company.  They write the scripts and perform weekly in shows in Dayton and Columbus. 

Beth Hill retired from Centerville City Schools after 35 years of teaching music.  Her skill in working with young people is a gift.  Growing up in a musical family, Beth graduated with a degree in music from Manchester College in North Manchester, Indiana.  She received her masters in Music Education from Wright State University.  Beth is a founding member of “Music to Your Years”, a music residency program whose goal is to help students discover the objectives of the various lessons of the classroom through original, custom written songs, scripts and staging.  She has won numerous awards for her own musical talents as well as with her students.  Beth is lead vocalist for the Rejects, a popular local rock-n-roll band, and is a soloist in the Westminster Choir.


Dan Hill is a retired Social Studies teacher who spent 35 years in the middle schools of Centerville City Schools.  Dan is the leader of the rock-n-roll band, the Rejects. (  Dan is one of the composers for “Music to Your Years” ( and has been writing songs for many years.  He draws his inspiration from the students he meets and his 5 amazing grandkids.  Dan also helps with recording the MTYY music and maintaining their Facebook and web presence.  Dan has been a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church since 1993.



Interested in volunteering?
Please contact Camp Director Brent Manley

For more information about MADD Days at Westminster, contact Camp Director, Brent Manley (, or call the Church Office (937-223-7285).


Sunday - 10:00 a.m.
125 N. Wilkinson St,
Dayton, OH 45402

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Ph: 937.223.7285
Fx: 937.223.9085
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Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

ID Ministry Hours:
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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