Conservatory Summer Camps

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Take your music to the next level—at camp. The Conservatory offers a variety of music camps for toddlers through high school. We welcome students with or without previous musical experience. There is something for everyone!

  • Early Childhood Music Camps – Laying the foundation
  • Introduction to Instruments, Choir and Composition Camps – For beginners
  • Instrumental & Chamber Music Camps – For the more experienced musician
  • Jazz Camps – For jazz enthusiasts of all levels
  • Musical Theater Camps – For all grades and levels
Beach Beats
Ages 2 & 3
9:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Now in its 14th year, this mini-camp for the young provides music and arts experiences for child and caregivers!
Two consecutive 1-week camps beginning July 6, 2020​
Musical Jamboree
Ages 4 (Pre-K) – Grade 1
9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Celebrating its 28th year, Musical Jamboree invites young children to explore basic musical concepts through experiences close to home and far away!
Two consecutive 1-week camps beginning July 6, 2020​
Try It Out
Grades 1 – 3
9 AM – 4 PM (full day)
9 AM – 12 PM (AM only)
Learn to play real songs in two weeks on piano, cello, violin, ukulele, or tromba (trumpet). Enjoy chorus, handbells, music games, arts and crafts, dance, and Dalcroze, too. Ideal for beginners!
July 20 – 31, 2020 (morning or full-day options)​
Westminster Children’s Choir Camp
Grades 1 – 5
9 AM – 12:30 PM​
In this one-week camp, we’ll explore choral repertoire of the highest quality folk and art music from around the world.
August 10 – 14, 2020​
Young Composers Experience
Grades 2 – 4
9:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Create and perform original compositions! Enjoy voice class, playing choir chimes and Orff instruments, playing the recorder, and art time!
Two consecutive 1-week camps beginning July 13, 2020​
Music Technology Camp
Grades 9 and up (adults welcome!)
10 AM – 12:30 PM
Create your own music in the span of a week! For beginners only.
July 6 – 10, 2020
PRESTO Summer String Orchestra
Grades 2 – 5
9 AM – 12:30 PM
This camp provides a variety of fun and engaging group experiences for violin, viola, cello, and bass students, including string orchestra, sectional rehearsals, beginning theory, and a final performance.
July 20 – 24, 2020​
Piano Camp
Grades 3 – 7
8:45 AM – 2 PM
Piano Camp is a great opportunity for children and pre-teens to spend one week focusing on their piano and musicianship skills while making new friends! Each week has a different specialty class. Sign up for one or two weeks!
Two consecutive 1-week camps beginning July 6, 2020
Flute Camp
Day camp or residential options
Grades 6 – 12
Come experience a fun-filled week of fluting! If you love playing flute, then consider this seven-day camp where you can strengthen your flute technique, learn new solo and small-ensemble repertoire, hear faculty recitals, gain performing experience, and much more!
July 19 – 25, 2020
Westminster Chamber Music Camp
for pianists, wind, and string players
Grades 6 – 12
9:30 AM – 3 PM
Come join us for an exciting week of chamber music and fun. Collaboration, experimentation, and improvisation will be part of the experience as well as the study and performance of magnificent traditional chamber music repertoire from all style periods. Students’ accomplishments will be celebrated in a final “Ensemble Spectacular” concert.
June 29 – July 3, 2020
Jazz Starters Camp
for all instruments
Grades 5 – 8
2 PM – 5:30 PM
Starting with the basics - rhythm, melody, and harmony - students will experiment with new ways to approach these music fundamentals and begin sounding like the jazz musician they want to be.
July 6 – 10, 2020
Jazz Combo Boot Camp
all instruments welcome
Grades 8 – 12
9 AM – 12:30 PM
Want the opportunity to take your existing knowledge of jazz to the next level by learning to play with your peers under the guidance of working jazz professionals? Then this camp is for you!
July 27 – 31, 2020
Broadway Stars
Grades 1 – 2
9 AM – 3 PM (full day)
9 AM – 12 PM (AM only)​
Over one thousand kids have started their musical theater journey in this popular program where we create an environment in which children can leave their nerves at the door and celebrate themselves through song and dance! This year: The Muppets!
August 3 – 7, 2020 (morning or full-day options)
Sing Your Heart Out!
Grades 3 – 5
9 AM – 3 PM (full day)
9 AM – 12 PM (AM only)
Students will not even realize that they are taking acting, singing, and dance lessons, because they will be too distracted by all of the fun! Theater games enhance instruction and rehearsal for a final performance. This year: The Little Mermaid!
August 3 – 7, 2020 (morning or full-day options)
Middle School Musical Theater Intensive
Grades 6 – 8
10 AM – 4 PM
If musical theater is your passion, look no further for the area’s premier training intensive! Voice and acting training, audition technique, and rehearsal for a final performance of songs from Little Shop of Horrors will make a strong impact on both curious beginners and trained performers.
August 10 – 14, 2020
High School Musical Theater Intensive
Grades 9 – 12
10 AM – 4 PM
The area's premiere musical theater training camp offers voice, acting and dance training, audition technique, college preparation, and rehearsal for a full production of Pippin, directed and choreographed by Broadway professionals.
August 3 – 14, 2020