Fun for the whole family
Circ-A-Thon is our annual fun, friend, and fundraising event held every year on the second weekend in December.
Each student picks a circus skill they want to master by Circ-A-Thon and, just like a walk-a-thon, they raise money to sponsor their skill. The fundraising committee holds an auction and raffles baskets of donated goods.
In 2019, Paige Whalen raised the most money and won the first prize. Each participating student gets a bag of goodies. Visiting coach Theresa Digiser wowed the crowd with her gym wheel skills and Artistic Director Steve Roenker amazed us all with his food juggling challenge.
The best part is the sense of accomplishment the students demonstrate and the pride their friends and family display. Circ-A-Thon is a celebration of the hard work the students and the parents put in throughout the year. It’s not the competition amongst each other, it’s the challenge for the students to persevere putting the time and effort into accomplishing a new skill and then showing the circus community their success.
Due to COVID-19, we won’t be able to gather our friends and family to see how hard the students have been working. But we too will persevere and offer the event online. With the help of Samiya Shamma, a former student and videographer, we will be videotaping the skills as they develop and present the production on December 12, at 7 pm EST online.
Follow the student’s progress on Instagram and Facebook, sign up to watch, and participate in our online auction. Our Circ-A-Thon goal is $15,000. Donate online and make sure you put the name of the student you are supporting in the comment line.