Make Your Own Music!
student composing music

A camp for future composers! Immerse yourself in the art of songwriting and discover effective melody, rhythm, harmony, and text-setting techniques. Collaborate with other aspiring writers and perform your work in front of an audience at the end of camp! 
The Saint Mary's College Music Department will offer a new week-long, co-ed summer music program on campus for high school students. Prior experience with music is not required to participate in this camp. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive one hour of elective college credit from Saint Mary's College!

Participants will learn how to develop their ideas into full-fledged songs. Workshops and presentations will include: 

  • Song structure
  • Basic music notation and chords
  • Writing lyrics
  • Setting lyrics to a melody
  • Genre options
  • Working with others to create a demo
  • Simple recording
  • Career development
  • Performing your creation!

2024 Camp Information

Songwriting Summer Day Camp

A co-ed program for music students entering grades 9-12 as of September 2024.

Dates: July 8-12 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST camp programming)

Cost: $395

Scholarships Available - Apply Now

$50 Early Bird Discount Available until March 31st



We know how important choosing a summer camp is for you and because of this, we are here to answer any questions that you have!

Call: (574) 284-4778


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