Top Summer Music Camps for High School Kids

Summer Music Camps

The journey of a young musician involves a lot of hours spent in private lessons and practicing alone in your room. As kids grow older, they have to think about just how far they plan to go with this whole music thing. A great way to understand how well you perform is to attend a summer music camp or program. The top summer music camps for high school kids range from elite programs focusing on classical music to camps designed to be fun and engaging. There are many wonderful institutions pouring into the next generation of musicians, but some carry more notoriety than others. Here are some of our favorites for the top summer music camps for high school kids.

Coolest Summer Camp Activities: Get Excited!

Summer Camp Activities

For those attending a summer camp for the first time as well as those who return annually, there are certain activities that can really get you excited. Every kid has different interests (and fears) that make for a unique camp experience, but the coolest summer camp activities all fall into a few distinct categories of fun. No matter if you are headed to the mountains, the beach, or the country, each camp provides its own set of events to which you can look forward. Here are some of the coolest summer camp activities to anticipate this year.

6 Reasons Why a Music Camp is Only the Start of Your Journey

Music Camp

The summer is a time when millions of young people around the country head off to attend summer camps of all kinds. Many of these events are simply destinations for fun where kids can learn to work with others and enjoy the great outdoors. One popular way to spend time in the summer is to attend a music camp. This is a great opportunity for young musicians to learn more about their craft. It’s important to remember, however, that these camps are just the beginning of the musical journey. Here are a few reasons why music camp is just the start of it all.

How Can I Keep the Momentum from Camp Electric Going All Year?

How Can I Keep the Momentum from Camp Electric Going All Year?

What a blast you had at Camp Electric this summer! Whether it was your first time or your a seasoned pro by now, a week at camp can be an amazing experience where you learn so much, have a blast, and make new friends. The question you may be asking yourself today is “What now?”

We hope that your time at Camp Electric was everything you dreamed it could be, but we don’t want to leave you high and dry the other 51 weeks of the year. Let’s look at some ways in which you can keep the momentum from camp going all year.

Things for Teens to Do in the Summer: Make the Most of the Season

Things for Teens to Do in the Summer: Make the Most of the Season

After leaving class on your last day of exams, you walk to the parking lot and realize “Hey, I don’t have to do this again for months.” So what are you supposed to do with a summer break? Is it all about having fun and doing whatever you want or should you be planning for the future? There are a million things for teens to do in the summer. If we’re being honest, there’s not a whole of ways to do it wrong, but we want you to be able to capitalize on the time that you have. Here are some of our suggestions for things for teens to do in the summer. Pick some of your favorite ideas and make the most of your summer.

Why Should My Child Learn to Play with Other Musicians?

Play with Other Musicians

Community is a wonderful thing. There are times in life when we have to strike out on our own and explore, but it is a great feeling to have a group of friends or loved ones to which you can come home. Aside from any relief one gets from seeing a friendly face, there are a number of reasons why your child should learn to play with other musicians. Even if a young student is self-taught or receives instruction from a sole teacher, there are benefits to learning to play with a group. Here are some of the best reasons why a child should learn to play with other musicians.

What to Do After Music Camp Ends: Taking the Next Step

What to Do After Music Camp Ends: Taking the Next Step

So you’ve just been to summer music camp where you learned a lot from experienced teachers, made a couple of breakthroughs with your instrument, and met some fellow musicians with whom you love playing. Whether you spent one, two, or six weeks at you music camp, you eventually have to come home. What’s the next step? This answer is easier for some rather than others. Before you get too bogged down with responsibilities, schoolwork, or relationships with friends and family, let’s look at a few ways in which you can take the next step in your musical journey.

Music Summer Camps Near Me: Fun for All Ages

Music Summer Camps Near Me: Fun for All Ages

No matter what time of year it is, it’s never too early (or too late) to think about fun summer activities. You might think of going to the beach or traveling abroad, but for many people the best idea is music summer camps. “But where can I find music summer camps near me?” We’ll get there. The best thing about these camps is that no two are exactly alike. Most are for kids between the middle school years and college, but there are a few for kids who are younger and even some for adults. Genres range from classic rock to orchestral and some even cater to Christian worship music.

What to Do When You Don't Love Your Musical Instrument Anymore

What to Do When You Don't Love Your Musical Instrument Anymore

Just like any dating relationship, a musician’s bond with an instrument can feel like a great connection at first, only to lose the spark over time. How can you know if it’s time to hang up those drumsticks or if you need to double down? No matter what your connection with music is, there will be times when all you want to do is play and create music of your own as well as other times when you just can’t muster any effort. When can we make the decision to drop music as a hobby or pursue another instrument? Before you let your musical instrument gather dust in the corner, let’s look at how you got here and think about what we can do to remedy the problem.

What Should I Do to Get Ready for a Christian Music Camp?

What Should I Do to Get Ready for a Christian Music Camp?

So you’ve finally done it. You’re going to your first Christian music camp. Whether you’re learning how to become a worship leader or you simply want to work on your skills as a musician in a Christian setting, this is a big step in your progression as an artist. We know you’re excited about learning more and being around like-minded peers, but you’re probably wondering what all you can do between now and the first day of camp. Here are a few things you can do to get ready for a Christian music camp.

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