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

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

Montevallo, University of Montevallo Young Musicians’ Camp
MS/HS – June 18-23 — $395

Troy, Troy University Sound of the SouthSummer Music/Summer Leadership Camp
Ages unclear, June 11-15 —-  Resident $250 Commuter $185

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

Alaska
Fairbanks, University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Music Academy
June 4-16 —- Full Day $575 Half Day $375

Sitka, Sitka Fine Arts Camp
MS June 18-July 1, HS July 2-16 —MS: Resident $1,325, Commuter $855 HS: Resident $1,335, Commuter $865

Arizona
Flagstaff, Curry School of Music at NAU
MS – July 2-8, HS – June 18-July 1 — MS: resident $729, Commuter $529. HS: Resident $1,399, Commuter: $799

Arkansas
Conway, Dixie Band Camp
MS – June 4-10, HS – June 11-16 — Resident: $360, Commuter: $200

Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Summer Music Camp
MS – July 9-14, HS – July 16-21 — $460 resident, $360 commuter

Russellville, Arkansas Tech University
MS July 19-24. Junior High June 10-15, Senior High July 17-22 — Resident: $330, Commuter $165

California
Cazadero, Cazadero Music Camp
MS – June 19-24 – $795, June 27-July 8 – $890, July 11-22 – $1,770,
HS – July 25-August 5 – $1,770 

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

Idyllwild, Idyllwild Arts Summer Program
July 9-22 — $3,165

Irvine, Wildwood Music Camp
MS July 9-16, HS July 16-23 —
$575 – as of 2016

La Honda, Hayword-La Honda Music Camp
MS/HS July 22-29 – $750

Nevada City, Donner Mine Music Camp
MS -July 17-22, HS – July 10-15

Running Springs, Arrowbear Summer Music Camp
MS July 9-22/Aug 13-20, HS July 23-Aug 12, —- MS: J9-22 $1,190, A13-20 $640. HS: $1,460 

San Diego, San Diego Summer Music Institute
MS/HS – June 25 – July 1 — 
Resident $899, Commuter $599

San Jose, SJSU Summer in the City
June 18-24 — Resident $795 Commuter $495

South Lake Tahoe, Silver Lake Band Camp
MS/HS – July 23-29 — $735

Stockton, University of the Pacific: Pacific Music Camp
MS – July 9-15, HS – July 16-22 — Resident$760, Commuter$660

Turlock, Summer Music at Stanislaus
MS – June 11-17, June 18-24 — Resident $565, Commuter $390

Colorado
Boulder, Music School Summer Music Acadamy
MS – June 25-30, HS – June 18-23 — MS: Resident $625 Commuter $390 HS: Resident $750, Commuter $520

Fort Collins, Colorado Honor Band
MS/HS – June 4-8 — Deposit $100, Fee $490

Grand Junction, Colorado Mesa University Middle School Camp
MS – June 4-9 — 
Resident $460, Commuter $430

Connecticut
New Hartford, Laurel Music Camp
Youth – June 24-30 — $415

Delaware
Newark, Community Music School Summer Camps
MS – July 17-21 — $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
Gainesville, Gatorland Band Camps
MS/HS June 17-19 Individual specific techniques June 19-24 Resident $590, Commuter $380

St. Petersburg, Penny’s Band Camp
June 18-21 — 
Resident $370 Commuter $195

Tallahassee, FSU Summer Music Camp
MS – July 9-15   HS – June 25-July 8  —  MS Resident $470 Commuter $280 HS Resident $876 Commuter $475

Tampa, Summer Band Camp at USF
MS/HS – July 9-14 — Resident $495, Commuter $355

Georgia
Athens, UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music Summer Music Camps
M/HS June 4-8 — 
Resident $520, Commuter $420

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

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

Milledgeville, Encore Band Camp
MS – June 25-29 — $510

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

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

Twin Falls, Music Fest
MS/HS – June 12-16 — $225, $25 per night housing

Illinois
Charleston, Eastern Music Camp
MS/HS -July 16-22 — $480

Lockport, Southwest Community Band Camp
June 19-23, — Early bird fee $225, $250 after May 1

Macomb, Summer Music Institute 2017 at Western Illinois University
MS/HS – June 25-30 — $550

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

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

Urbana, ISYM Junior & Senior High Bands
MS – July 9-15/19-23, HS June 25-July 1 — Resident $650, Commuter $430

Indiana
Bloomington,  IU Summer Music Clinic
HS – June 18-24 — Resident $740

Muncie, Music for All
MS/HS – June 26 – July 1    Resident $667 Commuter $547

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

Iowa
Cedar Rapids, KCCK Jazz Band Camp
MS – July 10-14 — $249

Decorah, Dorian Summer Music Camp
MS – June 11-17, HS – June 18-24  — 
$505

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

Iowa City, Iowa Summer Music Camps
MS/HS – June 11-16 — Resident $590 Commuter $275

Indianola, Simpson College Camps
Various dates & prices – see website

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

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

Kansas
Hays, FHSU High Plains Music Camp
MS/HS July 9-15  — 
$200 with room and board $510

Kansas City, UMKC
HS – Percussion: May 31-June 2, Double Reed: June 27-July 1, Sax: June 11-15 — Percussion: $125 Double Reed $250 Sax: $400

Lawrence, KU Midwestern Music Camp
MS – June 11-15, HS – June 18-23 — MS: Resident $515, Commuter:$310. HS: Resident $640, Commuter $385, Jazz Workshop available as well – July 9-14 

Manhattan, Kansas State University Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 11-15 — Resident: $400, Commuter $235

Kentucky
Richmond, Stephen Collins Foster Music Camp
MS – June 11-16, HS – June 18-24, June 18-30 — MS: Resident 395.00 Commuter $275, HS: Resident $675  Commuter $375

Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Stately Oaks Summer Camp
HS – June 11-16 — Resident: $400, Commuter $300

Hammond, Southeastern Louisiana University
MS – June 19-23 — Commuter: $225

Monroe, University of Louisiana-Monroe
TBA

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

Sweden, Camp Encore/Coda
MS/HS June 28-August 13 —- 22 day camp $4,400; 26 day camp $4,900; 47 day camp $8,000

Maryland
Westminister, The McDaniel College Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – July 16-21 — Resident $775, Commuter $650 (with lunch/dinner)

Massachusetts
Hingham, South Shore Conservatory Summer Music Festival
MS/HS- July 6-21($540), ES- July 17-21($275)

Lowell, Mary Jo Leahey Symphonic Band Camp
HS – July 16-21 — $595

Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mpulse University of Michigan
Various Dates for various instrument sections 1 week: $ 1,050 ,2 week: $1,990, 3 week: $3,620, 4 week: $4,050

East Lansing, Spartan Youth Middle School Band Camp
MS – July 10-14 — $225

Interlochen, Interlochen Center for the Arts
MS – June 24-July15, July 16-August 7   HS – June 24-August 7    MS $5,732, HS $8,904

Kalamazoo, Seminar Western Michigan University
July 9-22, 
Resident $1,585 Commuter $1,385

Twin Lake, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
June 28-July 9, July 12-23, July 25-August 6, August 8-20 — MS $1,339 HS 1,299

Minnesota
Northfield, St Olaf Music Academy
HS – June 18-24 — $650

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

Missouri
Maryville, Northwest Music Camp
June 11-16 — 
Resident $420 Commuter $350

Springfield, Missouri State Bands Alive 2017 Summer Camp
June 27-30 — $340

St. Louis, Webster University Band Camp
June 19-23 — $240

Montana
Red Lodge, Red Lodge Music Festival
MS/HS June 3-11 — 
Resident $499, Commuter$370

Missoula, UM Summer Music Camp
MS/HS June 18 – 24 — Resident $460 , Commuter $230

Rollins,  Flathead Lake Music Camp
MS July 16-22 HS July 9-15  —  $435

Nebraska
Lincoln, The Middle School Band Camp
MS – July 5-9 – Resident $355, Commuter $265 (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
Montclair, Stokes Forest Music Camp
MS/HS – July 9-22 or July 9-15 — 2 Week R&B $1,800, Commuter$ 1,450. 1 Week R&B $950, Commuter $725

New Mexico
Jemez Springs, Hummingbird Music Camp
9 individual weeks dates between May 28-July 23    Room and board – $650+

Roswell, NMMI Summer Band Camp
MS June 5-9 — Room and board – $450

New York
Canandaigua, Bristol Hills Music Camp
MS/HS August 13-19 — $595

Fredonia, Fredonia Summer Music Festival
June 25-July 1     Resident $790, Commuter $425

Ithaca, Ithaca College Summer Music Academy
MS – July 23-29, HS – July 9-22 — 
MS $900, HS $2,100

Potsdam, Crane Youth Music @ SUNY Potsdam
June 25-July 8 
Program $1,000, with room and board$1500

North Carolina
Greenville, East Carolina University Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 18-23    Resident $450 Commuter $335

Greensboro, UNCG Summer Music Camp
July 9-14, July 16-24    MS/HS – Resident $485, Commuter$395

North Dakota
Dunseith, International Music Camp
MS June 18-24, June 25-July 1, July 2-8, July 16-22   HS June 25-July 1, July 2-8, July 16-22, July 23-29    $400

Ohio
Ada, ONU Summer Music Camp
June 18-23    Resident $475, Commuter $225

Berea, Baldwin Wallace University Community Music School
MS (Grades 4-9) June 25-30 —- Resident $540 Commuter $465

Columbus, OSU Youth Summer Music Programs
MS – June 25-30   HS – June 11-15, June 4-7, June 18-22,  June 18-21    MS $295, HS – depends on project

Oklahoma
Stillwater, OSU High School Summer Music Camp
July 9-14 — Resident: $429, Commuter: $329

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

Weatherford, SWOSU Music Camps
MS – June 25-28 HS – July 9-14 — MS: Tuition: $140 R&B: $135; HS Tuition: $175 R&B $185

Oregon
Corvallis, Northwest Band Camp at Twin Rocks
June 18-24, June 25-July 1 . — $569

Eugene, Summer Music Camps @ UO
MS/HSJuly 10-15 (Concert Band/Orchestra),  July 17-22 (Marching/Leadership) and July 23-28 (Jazz Improvisation). — Resident $595, Commuter $495, Commuter (no meals) $395

Wallowa Lake,  Music Camps @ Wallowa
MS/HS – 
Brass  June 18-24 — $479
MS/HS – Woodwinds July  16-22 — $490

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

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

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

South Carolina
Charleston, Charleston Southern University Summer Music Camp
MS/HS – June 26 – July 1  — Resident $350, Commuter $290

Greenville, Furman Band and Orchestra Camp
June 11-16    Resident $495, Commuter $395

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

Vermillion, USD Summer Music Camp
July 9-14     Resident $425, Commuter $350

Tennessee
Jefferson City, C-N Summer Music Camp
MS/HSJune 19-24 —-Resident $420 Commuter $360

Nashville, Belmont University Summer Winds Band Camp
HS – June 11-17     Resident $640, Commuter $500

Texas
Abilene, McMurry Summer Music Camps
July 9-14 — 
Resident $349 Commuter $199

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

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

Austin – Longhorn Music Camp
MS – June 4-10 Band Camp, HS – June 18-24 Wind Ensemble — Resident: $650, Day-camp $450

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

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

Canyon, West Texas A&M University Band Camp
MS/HS – July 9-21 — 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.

Commerce, Texas A&M  Commerce Blast of Brass
MS/HS July 9-15 —- Tuition $335 R&B $300

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.

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

Fort Worth, TCU Summer Music Institute/Summer Camps
MS – June 22-24 HS – June 18-21 — Resident: $465, Commuter: $265

Houston, University of Houston Cougar Band Camp
MS/HS July 9-13 —- Resident $525 Commuter $365

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

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

Lubbock, Texas Tech Band and Orchestra Camp
MS/HS July 9-15, 
Resident $650, Commuter $275

Nacagdoches, SFASU Band Camps
MS June 18-23, HS June 11-16, 
Resident $435, Commuter $175

San Angelo, ASU Summer Music Camps
MS June 25-30 —- Resident $425 Commuter $350

San Antonio, Summer Camps at UTSA
MS – June 11-17, HS – June 18-24 MS $385 HS Resident $785 Commuter $450


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!


San Marcos, TX State Band Camps
MS/HS – June 11-16 Band Camp, June 18-23 Percussion Camp — Resident: $475, Commuter: $275

Seguin, Texas Lutheran University’s Summer Music Academy
MS/HS – 
June 25-30 — Resident $495 Commuter $295

Stephenville, Tarleton State University Summer Camps
MS June 4-7, HS June 18-21 — 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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