Summer music camp ... for adults and families

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

35th season: July 22 - 29, 2018

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, movement, drama and visual arts program specifically designed for children (entering Grades 1-3) and special classes for junior youth (entering Grades 4-6) and senior youth (entering Grades 7-9).

2018 WCAMS Summer Music Camp Brochure


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.


Idyllic setting

Quest University is located in Squamish (between Vancouver and Whistler, an hour's drive from Vancouver). Renowned as the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada, Squamish is a popular destination for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, white water rafting and scuba diving. Local attractions include the Britannia Mine Museum, the West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Shannon Falls, and the Sea to Sky Gondola.

Situated at the top of a hill, the university campus offers stunning views of the Tantalus Mountains from all buildings and outdoor sitting areas/performance spaces.



Additional information

Pre-Camp Information
General overview of camp, what to wear, how to get there,...etc...

Frequently Asked Questions
An FAQ with answers to commonly asked questions.

Camp Booklet and Schedule
All you need to know while you are at camp. You do NOT need to print out this booklet - everyone will receive a printed copy at camp.

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