Complete List of Summer Band Camps (United States)

This list is still under construction – we are still researching and compiling this summer band camps list and we need your help! If you know of a US summer band camp that is not listed, please send us information – all we need is a website address. If you would like your camp’s information adjusted or would like to add information, please contact us. We would like this to be a fully comprehensive list of all US summer band camps. It is free to have a band camp listed. You may contact us anytime at banddirector@BandDirectorsTalkShop.com.

Alabama
2017 –
Auburn, Auburn Summer Symphonic Band Camps
MS – June 23-25, HS – June 10-13 — 
HS Resident $ 375, Commuter $275. MS Resident $300, Commuter $200

2017 – Birmingham, UAB Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 18-24 — 
Resident $475  Commuter $350

2018 – Montevallo, University of Montevallo Young Musicians’ Camp
MS/HS – June 10-15 — $

2018 – Troy, Troy University Sound of the SouthSummer Music/Summer Leadership Camp
Ages unclear, June 10-14 —-  Resident $ Commuter $

2017 – Tuscaloosa, UA Crimson Music Camp
MS/HS June 14-17 — Resident $525 Commuter $425

Alaska
2018 –
Fairbanks, University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Music Academy
June 3-15 —- Full Day $575 Half Day $375

Sitka, Sitka Fine Arts Camp
2018 –
MS June 17 – 30, HS July 1-15 —MS: Resident $1,365, Commuter $880 HS: Resident $1,375 Commuter $890

Arizona
2018 –
Flagstaff, Curry School of Music at NAU
MS – July 1-7, HS – June 17-30 — MS: Resident $1095, Commuter $755. HS: Resident $1,875, Commuter: $1,215

Arkansas
2018 –
Conway, Dixie Band Camp
MS – June 10-15, HS – June 3-9 — Resident: $, Commuter: $

2018 – Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Summer Music Camp
MS – July 8-13, HS – July 15-20 — MS. Resident $450, Commuter $340, HS. Resident $480, Commuter, $380

2018 – Russellville, Arkansas Tech University
Junior High
July 9-14,  Senior High July 16-21 — Resident: $350, Commuter $175

California
2018 –
Cazadero, Cazadero Music Camp
MS – June 26-July 1 – $905, July 2-7 – $905, June 26- July 7 – $1,715
JH – July 10-21 $1,805
HS – July 24-August 4 – $1,805

2017 – Elk Grove, Manderin’s Drum Corps Leadership Camp
HS July 6-8 $250

2018 – Idyllwild, Idyllwild Arts Summer Program
June 10 – Aug. 5 — $

2018 – Irvine, Wildwood Music Camp
MS July 8-15, HS July 15-22 —
$575 – as of 2017

2018 – La Honda, Hayword-La Honda Music Camp
MS/HS July 21-28 – $820

2018 – Nevada City, Donner Mine Music Camp
JH
-July 16-21 – $600, HS – July 9-14 – $600

2018 – Running Springs, Arrowbear Summer Music Camp
MS July 1-14/Aug 5-18, HS July 15 – 28, —- MS: $1,250 HS: $1,250

2018 – San Diego, San Diego Summer Music Institute
MS/HS – July15 – 21 — 
Resident $949, Commuter $649

2018 – San Jose, SJSU Summer in the City
June 24-30 — Resident $795 Commuter $495 (as of 2017)

2018 – South Lake Tahoe, Silver Lake Band Camp
MS/HS – July 22-28 — $765

2018 – Stockton, University of the Pacific: Pacific Music Camp
MS – July 8-14, HS – July 15-21 — Resident$785, Commuter$685

2018 Turlock, Summer Music at Stanislaus
MS – June 10-16, HS June 17-24 — Resident $670, Commuter $470

Colorado
2018 –
Boulder, Music School Summer Music Acadamy
MS – June 24-29, HS – June 17-22 — MS: Resident $625 Commuter $390 HS: Resident $750, Commuter $520

2018 – Fort Collins, Colorado Honor Band
MS/HS – June 3-7 — Deposit $100, Fee $515

2018 – Grand Junction, Colorado Mesa University Middle School Camp
MS – June 3-8 — 
Resident $, Commuter $

Connecticut
2018 –
New Hartford, Laurel Music Camp
Youth – June 23-29 — $415

Delaware
2018 –
Newark, Community Music School Summer Camps
MS – July 16-20 — $275

Community Music School Led by prominent band director, adjudicator and performer Pamela Letts, the schedule includes group rehearsals, sectionals, theory and aural skills classes, as well as workshops by UD faculty and local artists.  Camp concludes with a performance on Friday evening (July 21) at 7:00 pm in Puglisi Orchestra Hall.

Florida
2018 –
Gainesville, Gatorland Band Camps
MS/HS June 25-30, Resident $tbd, Commuter $tbd

2018 – St. Petersburg, Penny’s Band Camp
Drum Major Audition Prep Clinic TBD
Drum Major Acadamy & Leadership Academy 
June 17-20 — Resident $370 Commuter $195
Percussion Clinic June 28-30 $

2018 – Tallahassee, FSU Summer Music Camp
MS – July 8-14   HS – June 24-July 7  —  MS Resident $471 Commuter $281 HS Resident $882 Commuter $471

2018 – Tampa, Summer Band Camp at USF
MS/HS – July 8-13 — Resident $495, Commuter $370

Georgia
2018 –
Athens, UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music Summer Music Camps
M/HS June 3-7 — 
Resident $520, Commuter $420

2017 – Augusta, Augusta Summer Music Camps
MS/HS – June 26-30 — $225

Johns Creek, Vivace Band Camp
MS – June 19-23 — $215

2018 – Milledgeville, Encore Band Camp
MS/HS – June 24-28 — $525

Hawaii
No camps found – please contact us if you know of a reputable camp.

Idaho
2017 –
Pocatello, ISU Marching Band Camp
HS July 11-13 — 
Resident $275 Commuter $185

2018 – Twin Falls, Music Fest
MS/HS – June 11-15 — $225, $25 per night housing

Illinois
2018 –
Charleston, Eastern Music Camp
MS/HS -July 15-21 — $

2018 – Lockport, Southwest Community Band Camp
June 18-22, — Early bird fee $225, $250 after May 31

2018 – Macomb, Summer Music Institute 2017 at Western Illinois University
MS – June 24-29/HS – June 22-29 — $550

2017 – Normal, Illinois State University Junior High Band Camp
MS – July 9-15 .  — 
Resident $525 Commuter $275

2017 – Peoria, Bradley Band Camps
MS June 12-16 . — $225

2018 – Urbana, ISYM Junior & Senior High Bands
MS – July 8-14/15-21, HS June 17 – 21 — Resident $650, Commuter $430

Indiana
2018 –
Bloomington,  IU Summer Music Clinic
HS – June 17-23 — Resident $

2018 – Muncie, Music for All
MS/HS – June 25 – 30    Resident $695 Commuter $575

Terre Haute, Indiana State University International Band Camp
HS (Grades 8+) July 22-27 — Resident $550 Commuter $425

Iowa
2018 –
Cedar Rapids, KCCK Jazz Band Camp
MS – July 9-13 — $275

2018 – Decorah, Dorian Summer Music Camp
MS – June 10-16, HS – June 17-23  — 
$505

2017 – Estherville, The Reggie Schive Jazz Camp at Iowa Lakes Community College
MS/HS – June 18-22 , 
Tuition $250, R&B $200

2018 – Iowa City, Iowa Summer Music Camps
MS/HS – Session 1 – June 10-15, Session 2 – June 17 – 22 — Resident $595 Commuter $285

2018 – Indianola, Simpson College Camps
MS/HS June 10-15, Resident $515, Commuter $415

2017 – Waverly, Band Camp at Wartburg College
July 16-22 — Resident $550, Commuter $450

2017 – Unclear Location, UNI Jazz Combo Camp
June 18-23,  
Resident $550, Commuter $400

Kansas
2018 –
Hays, FHSU High Plains Music Camp
MS/HS July 15-21  — Full Camper
$450, Day Camper $250

2018 – Kansas City, UMKC
HS – Percussion: June 5 – 7, Double Reed: June 25-29, Sax: June 10-14 — Percussion: $150 Double Reed $270 (+$200 resident) Sax: $420 (+$200 resident)

2018 – Lawrence, KU Midwestern Music Camp
MS – June 10-14, HS – June 17-22 — MS: Resident $515, Commuter:$310. HS: Resident $640, Commuter $385

2018 – Manhattan, Kansas State University Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 10-14 — Resident: $400, Commuter $235

Kentucky
2018 –
Richmond, Stephen Collins Foster Music Camp
MS – June 10-15, HS – June 17-23, June 17-29 — MS: Resident 395.00 Commuter $275, HS: Resident $675  Commuter $375

Louisiana
2018 –
Baton Rouge, Stately Oaks Summer Camp
HS – June 10-15 — Resident: $400, Commuter $300

2018 – Hammond, Southeastern Louisiana University
MS – June 18-22 — Commuter: $225

Monroe, University of Louisiana-Monroe
TBA

2017 – Natchitoches, Northwestern State Band Camp
MS/HS – Concert Band – June 4-7 — Resident: $300 (Early Bird by 5/12: $280)
MS/HS – Drumline, Drum Major, Colorguard – June 11-14 – Resident: $300 (Early Bird by 5/12: $280)

Spend a few days of
 your summer vacation at Band Camp on the campus of Northwestern State University located in the beautiful city of Natchitoches, Louisiana. The NSU Summer Music Camps are designed to meet the special musical needs of students. The camper will enjoy a collegiate atmosphere with instruction and supervision provided by expert NSU staff and faculty along with qualified band directors and outstanding NSU undergraduate and graduate students.

Maine
2017 –
Maine Summer Youth Music Camp
MS July 9-14, HS July 16-21 — Commuter $320, Resident $600

2018 – Sweden, Camp Encore/Coda
MS/HS 1st session June 27-July 22 $5,100, 2nd session July 22-Aug. 12 $4,700, full session June 27 -Aug. 12 $8,200 (Day camp is 60% of listed prices)

Maryland
2018 –
Westminister, The McDaniel College Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – July 15-20 — Resident $850, Commuter $650

Massachusetts
2018 –
Hingham, South Shore Conservatory Summer Music Festival
MS/HS- July 5-20 (Festival Winds Ensembler & Summer Winds Ensemble), $565

2018 – Lowell, Mary Jo Leahey Symphonic Band Camp
HS – July 15-21 — $595

Michigan
2018 –
Ann Arbor, Mpulse University of Michigan
Various Dates for various instruments. 1 week: $ 1,075 ,2 week: $2,150

2018 – East Lansing, Spartan Youth Middle School Band Camp
MS – July 9-13 — $

2018 – Interlochen, Interlochen Center for the Arts
MS – June 23-July 14, July 15-August 6  HS – June 23-August 6  MS $5,920, HS $9,205

2018 – Kalamazoo, Seminar Western Michigan University
July 8-21, 
Resident $1,685 Commuter $1,485

2018 – Twin Lake, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
MS/HS: Session 1 – June 27-July 8, Session 2 – July 11-22. MS: Session 3 –  July 25-Aug 5, Session 4 – Aug. 8-19  — $1,325

Minnesota
2018 –
Northfield, St Olaf Music Academy
HS – June 17-23 —Ensemble $660, Chamber $700

Mississippi
No camps found – please contact us if you know of a reputable camp.

Missouri
2018 –
Maryville, Northwest Music Camp
MS/HS June 10-15 — 
Resident $TBD Commuter $TBD

2018 – Springfield, Missouri State Bands Alive 2018 Summer Camp
June 26-29 — $340

2018 – St. Louis, Webster University Band Camp
June 18-22 — $240

Montana
2018 –
Red Lodge, Red Lodge Music Festival
MS/HS June 2-10 — 
Resident $499, Commuter$370

2018 – Missoula, UM Summer Music Camp
MS/HS June 24 – 30 — Resident $460 , Commuter $230

2018 – Rollins,  Flathead Lake Music Camp
MS July 15-21 HS July 8-14  —  $475

Nebraska
2018 –
Lincoln, The Middle School Band Camp
MS – June 19-23 – Resident $350, Commuter $270 (Marching camp here.)

Nevada
No camps found – please contact us if you know of a reputable camp.

New Hampshire
No camps found – please contact us if you know of a reputable camp.

New Jersey
2018 –
Montclair, Stokes Forest Music Camp
MS/HS –2 week July 8-21, 1 week July 8-14, July 15-21. 2 week Resident $1,800, Commuter $1,450. 1 week Resident $950, Commuter $725

New Mexico
2018 –
Jemez Springs, Hummingbird Music Camp
9 individual weeks dates between May 7-July 29    Room and board – $650+

2018 – Roswell, NMMI Summer Band Camp
MS June 6-10 — Room and board – $450

New York
2018 –
Canandaigua, Bristol Hills Music Camp
MS/HS August 12-18 — $595

2018 – Fredonia, Fredonia Summer Music Festival
MS/HS
June 24-30  Resident $825, Commuter $560

2018 – Ithaca, Ithaca College Summer Music Academy
MS – July 22 – 28, HS – July 8-21 — 
MS $950, HS $2,150

2018 – Potsdam, Crane Youth Music @ SUNY Potsdam
June 24-July 7
Program $1,000, with room and board$1500

North Carolina
2018 –
Greenville, East Carolina University Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 17-22    Resident $450 Commuter $335

2018 – Greensboro, UNCG Summer Music Camp
MS/HS 
July 8-13, July 15-20 Resident $495, Commuter$405

North Dakota
2018 –
Dunseith, International Music Camp
MS June 17-23 MS/HS (1 week sessions)  June 24-July 28 $415

Ohio
2018 –
Ada, ONU Summer Music Camp
MS/HS
June 17-22    Resident $, Commuter $

2018 – Berea, Baldwin Wallace University Community Music School
MS (Grades 4-9) June 24-29 —- Resident $565 Commuter $480

2018 – Columbus, OSU Youth Summer Music Programs
MS – June 24-29   HS – June 10-14, June 3-6, June 18-22,  June 17-21    MS $295, HS – dependent on project

Oklahoma
2018 –
Stillwater, OSU High School Summer Music Camp
July 8-13 — Resident: $469, Commuter: $369

2017 – Tulsa, UTulsa Band Camp
June 12-23 — $200

2018 – Weatherford, SWOSU Music Camps
MS – June 24-27 HS – July 8-13— MS: Tuition: $140, HS Tuition: $175

Oregon
2018 –
Corvallis, Northwest Band Camp at Twin Rocks
MS/HS June 17-23, June 24-30 — $579

2018 – Eugene, Summer Music Camps @ UO
MS/HS July 9-14 (Concert Band/Orchestra),  July 16-21 (Marching/Leadership) July 22-27  (Jazz Improvisation) . — Resident $595, Commuter $495, Commuter (no meals) $395

2018 – Wallowa Lake,  Music Camps @ Wallowa
MS/HS – 
Brass  June 24-30 — $550
MS/HS – Woodwinds July  15-21 — $550

Pennsylvania
2017 –
Philadelphia,  The Penn Band Summer Music Camp
HS – July 9-15       Resident $925, Commuter $463

2017 – Scranton, Camp Crescendo
MS/HS July 2-8 —- Resident $600 Commuter $300

Rhode Island
2017 –
Providence, Music Institute at RIC
HS – July 9-15    Resident $750 Commuter $550

South Carolina
2018 –
Charleston, Charleston Southern University Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 25 – 30  — Resident $360, Commuter $300

2018 – Greenville, Furman Band and Orchestra Camp
June 10-15   Resident $510, Commuter $410

South Dakota
2018 –
Brookings, South Dakota State University All-State Music Camp
MS/HS June 12-16     
Resident $395, Commuter $230

2018 – Vermillion, USD Summer Music Camp
July 8-13 Resident $460, Commuter $385, Commuter (w/out meals) $310

Tennessee
2018 –
Jefferson City, C-N Summer Music Camp
MS/HS June 25-30 —-Resident $420 Commuter $360

2018 – Nashville, Belmont University Summer Winds Band Camp
HS – June 10-16   Resident $675, Commuter $525

Texas
2018 –
Abilene, McMurry Summer Music Camps
July 8-13 — 
Resident $ Commuter $

2017 – Alpine, Sul Ross State University Summer Music Vistas
June 7-10 — price not listed

2018 – Arlington, University of Texas at Arlington
MS/HS June 11-15 — 
Resident $395 Commuter $200 

2018 – Austin – Longhorn Music Camp
MS – June 10-16 Band Camp, HS – June 24-30 (other instrument camps available) — Resident: $690, Day-camp $470

2017 – Beaumont, Lamar University Band Camp
MS June 18-23, HS June 25-29 — Resident $375 Commuter $275

2017 – Brownwood, Howard Payne University Band Leadership Camp
Age unclear – 
June 12-16 — Resident $375 Commuter $275

2018 – Canyon, West Texas A&M University Band Camp
MS/HS – July 8-20 — Residential $925 ($450 deposit), Commuter $325 ($250 deposit),  Scholarships available for All-Staters and Honor Campers. Band Directors’ Workshop Continuing Education Activities

WTAMU Band Camp is one of the largest and most respected camps in the country. With 9 bands, your student is sure to be in a performing group that fits their needs. For two weeks students have daily band rehearsals, large group rehearsals and small section rehearsals taught by some of the most experienced and motivating directors in Texas. Students also choose an elective from classes such as jazz, rhythm reading, music theory, drum majoring, conducting, oboe and bassoon reed making, marching band, along with brass, woodwind, and percussion ensembles. Private lessons are available. Audition music can be printed from the website.

2018 – Commerce, Texas A&M  Commerce Blast of Brass
MS/HS June 24-30—- Tuition $335 R&B $315

BLAST OF BRASS is a Brass Chamber Music Camp for Middle School, High School, and Early College aged students.  Featured Artists include PATRICK SHERIDAN, international tuba soloist, RYAN ANTHONY, principal trumpet – Dallas Symphony Orchestra and formerly with Canadian Brass, TONY BAKER, trombone – Dallas Opera Orchestra and professor at UNT, the DALLAS HORN OCTET, and the BLAST OF BRASS Ensemble.  Daily classes include: Warm-Up, Small & Large Ensembles, Individual Instrument Choirs, Orchestral Excerpts, Intro to Jazz Improv, Eurhythmics, Masterclass, and a Solo or Ensemble Recital.  2017 is our 20th Anniversary and we are based at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

2018 – Denton, University of North Texas Workshops Camps & Masterclasses
Various instruments, dates, prices – see website

2018 – Fort Worth, TCU Summer Music Institute/Summer Camps
MS – June 22-23 HS – June 18-21 — Resident: $ Commuter: $

2018 – Houston, University of Houston Cougar Band Camp
MS/HS July 8-12 —- Resident $525 Commuter $365

2017 – Huntsville, Sam Houston State University Summer Camps
MS June 11-15, HS June 18-22 — Resident $425 Commuter $275

2017 – Kingsville, TAMUK Summer Band Camp
MS/HS – June 14-18

2018 – Lubbock, Texas Tech Band and Orchestra Camp
MS/HS July 8-14, 
Resident $650, Commuter $275

2018 – Nacagdoches, SFASU Band Camps
MS June 10-15, HS June 17-22, 
Resident $435, Commuter $175

2018 – San Angelo, ASU Summer Music Camps
MS June 24-29 —- Resident $565 Commuter $480

2018 – San Antonio, Summer Camps at UTSA
MS/HS – June 17-23 $385  Resident $595 Commuter $385


UTSA Summer Band Institute -Supervised by UTSA students, faculty, and alumni – campers are taught each day by outstanding public school educators from around our state and by our own world-class faculty. Instruction is offered in the morning and early afternoons, recreational time is provided in the late afternoon for residential camps, and each evening features social and musical activities that allow students to further strengthen the friendships that have been fostered in the daily learning environment. In most of our programs, students have the option of commuting each day or staying on campus, and the programs culminate in student performances!


2018 – San Marcos, TX State Band Camps
MS/HS – Band Camp June 10-15 Percussion Camp June 24-29 — Resident: $tba, Commuter: $tba

2018 – Seguin, Texas Lutheran University’s Summer Music Academy
MS/HS – 
June 24-29 — Resident $495 Commuter $295

2018 – Stephenville, Tarleton State University Summer Camps
MS June 10-13, HS June 16-19 — Resident $299, Commuter $210

Waco, Baylor Summer Music Camps
MS June 18-24, HS – June 11-17 — Resident: $515, Commuter: $ 355

Various Cities in the US, Bocal Majority
Various Dates/Prices – Oboe/Bassoon only

Various Cities in the US, Floot Fire
Various Dates/Prices – Flute only

Utah
Provo, BYU Summer Festival
HS – June 18-24     $479 (+$240 housing)

Vermont
No camps found – please contact us if you know of a reputable camp.

Virginia
Harrisonburg, James Madison University Summer Band Camps
MS/HS  July 5-9 — $385

Sweet Briar?, Mid-Atlantic Camps
MS July 12-16 —  $385

Washington
Ellensburg, CWU Symphonic Band Camp
July 9-13 — Resident $495 Commuter $300

Bellinghams, Summer Winds Music Camp
August 14-19 — Resident $670 Commuter $390

Washington D.C.
Washington DC, CUA Summer Band Workshop
HS June 19-23 — $155

West Virginia
Morgantown, Mountaineer Music Academy
HS June 21-24 — Resident $458, Commuter $367

Wisconsin
Egg Harbor, Birch Creek
Various ensemble camps available – see website

Plymouth, The Lakeland University Music Camp
July 23-29      Resident $450 Commuter $350

Whitewater, UWW Camps and Conferences
MS – June 16-21, HS – June 23-28 — Resident $485, Commuter $435

Shell Lake, Shell Lake Arts Center Concert Band Camp
MS/HS – week 1: July 9-14, week 2: July  16-21 — $595

Wyoming
Laramie, University of Wyoming Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 11-17
Tuition $305 + resident package $360

This list is still under construction -we are still researching and compiling this list and we need your help! If you know of a respected summer band camp in the US that is not listed, please send us information – all we need is a website address. If you would like your camp’s information adjusted or would like to add information, please contact us. We would like this to be a fully comprehensive list of all US summer band camps. It is free to have a band camp listed. You may contact us anytime at banddirector@BandDirectorsTalkShop.com.

 

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