Summer music camp ... for adults and families

"This is the best week of my year, and I wouldn't miss it for anything"

41st season: July 14 - 21, 2024

The WCAMS annual summer music camp welcomes amateur musicians of all ages and abilities. Our popular faculty-in-residence provide friendly, professional instruction which focuses on building confidence and musical skills.

Adults and children alike participate in a broad range of musical activities, with a special music, dance, and visual arts program specifically designed for children (entering Grades 1-4), and special classes for youth (entering Grades 5-9) and Teens (15-19yrs).


Aims of WCAMS music camp

  • Encourage people to make their own style of music, without pressure.

  • Provide every participant with a supportive atmosphere.

  • Develop every participant's individual musicality.

  • Enable individuals to gain small-ensemble experience with players of like ability.

  • Offer as many players as possible the opportunity to experience orchestral playing.

  • Provide participants with varied musical styles and experiences.


Relaxing setting

The WCAMS 2024 summer music camp will be hosted at Brentwood College, on Vancouver Island, a one hour drive from Nanaimo or the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, and 45 minutes from Victoria.

The 90-acre campus is situated on over 1km of pristine ocean coastline facing the Gulf Islands and has stunning views of a snow-capped Mount Baker. The beautifully landscaped property surrounds modern buildings, accessible with sloped sidewalks throughout. The large, state-of-the-art classrooms, an abundance of upright and grand pianos, and a 430-seat, 2-level auditorium lends the campus to an ideal location for a week of music-making.

Read more about the campus on the Accommodation page.



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