The nation’s most well-rounded training camp for clowns takes place every summer in Buffalo, Minnesota. Mooseburger Clown Arts Camp has been running since 1996, with one hundred clowns attending each year.
“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm!”
Visit http://www.mooseburger.com/moosecamp to learn more about our week-long clown school.
Or call 320-963-6277 to speak with the founder, Tricia Manuel (aka “Pricilla Mooseburger” or “Miss Moose”).
You’ll learn balloon twisting, makeup application, character development, face painting, puppetry, caring clowning (visiting hospitals and nursing homes), circus style movement, pie throwing, juggling, magic tricks, comic timing, and everything you need to know to put on a show.
PLUS you’ll leave with 3 times as much confidence than when you arrived!
World Clown Association 2018 Convention
“Ringling Remembered – A tribute to historic Clowns”
March 12 – 16, 2018 Convention
Crowne Plaza Suites MSP Airport – Mall of America
Bloomington, MN http://worldclown.com/2018-convention/
Greg DeSanto, Karen Hoyer and other Legendary clowns who have originally traveled with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Karen Hoyer has also served with the Big Apple Clown Care Unit. Greg DeSanto is currently the Executive Director at the International Clown Hall of Fame.
Early Bird Registration special ends on May 1st, however after that time you may still register at the following schedule:
$180 : Prior to May 1st 2017
$200 : May 2nd – September 1st 2017
$240 : September 2nd 2017 – December 1st 2017
$275 : December 2nd 2017 – February 1st 2018
$300 : After February 2nd
$180 : Overseas – Anytime*
$ 50 : Day Rate
$120 SOC (Spouse of Clowns)
17th Annual Celebration of International Clown Week at Showmen’s Rest
From August 1 thru August 7, clowns all over the world will be clowning around for International Clown Week. We are the official Chicagoland location in celebration of this event.
This event is a loving and festive remembrance of circus artists past, held in the nation’s most well known final resting place for circus artists, remembered especially for its elephant statues and roustabout headstones. This event includes speakers, laying of flowers, circus arts performances, LOTS of fun stuff for kids including activities and entertainment and contests with prizes, snacks and drinks, and many many many clowns. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and a youthful attitude.
Performers (clowns, acrobats, jugglers, etc) are welcome to come in costume and to share your talents at the end of the ceremony.
FREE event and open to the public; all ages welcome :o)
FREE prizes, games and entertainment
FREE food and refreshments
**There are no animals at this event.
Sunday August 7th, 1-3pm, FREE, all ages.
Woodlawn Cemetery, 7750 W Cermak Rd, Forest Park IL.
A congregation of clowns gathered together on Sunday, February 7, 2016 in London, England to mark the 70th annual Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837).
From the Clown Guild of Metro Chicago for the World Clown Association….
Time is running out so get your personal Ad or your business Ad into the 2016 World Clown Convention Ad Book TODAY! By placing an Ad, you can reach over 300 conference delegates who will be attending the Orlando (Florida) convention, March 7 through March 11, 2016
Do you need to promote your business? Are you looking to reach new customers? Placing an Ad in the 2016 World Clown Convention Ad Book is where you should be!
The World Clown Association (www.worldclown.com) exists to promote the art of clowning throughout the world by serving the needs of its members and the local affiliate clown alleys. This not-for-profit organization provides clown art education to its members through a quarterly published magazine and conventions.
We hope you will consider advertising your business or you as an individual (clown) in the program Ad Book. You will find the cost associated with the placement of your promotional material listed below quite reasonable. On behalf of the host committee, thank you for your support.
PROGRAM BOOK ADVERTISING RATES:
Full Page (7.5” x 10”)
Back Cover (7.5” x 10”)
Half Page (3.5” x 10”) or (7.5” x 5”)
Inside Back Cover (7.5” x10”)
Quarter Page (3.5” x 5”)
Eighth Page (Business Card Size)
All Ads must be camera ready (jpeg format) or a set-up fee of $20 will be charged. YOUR AD MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 1, 2016
You may e-mail your Ad as a jpeg attachment to HUBBELL6@ATT.NET
or mail to CGMC, 10537 Forest Lane, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
Make checks payable to: Clown Guild of Metro Chicago
Ad may also paid through PayPal, go to the Clown Guild Web Site: www.ClownGuildofMetroChicago.Net
For questions, feel free to contact Bob Koepel at 312 405-3866