Fun Summer Camps & Programs

Summer at Webster
June, July and August

2015 Summer Camp Information

Webster offers a variety of summer camps and programs that are instructional, educational and fun. These programs stimulate young minds and bodies with activities that make learning unique and exciting. Campers meet peers who have like interests and passions resulting in lasting friendships.

Don’t wait to register! These camps are very popular and fill up fast.

School of Communications

Film Camp

Filmmaking Camp

Film is a powerful form of storytelling that captivates millions. This camp will expand your knowledge when you learn to plan, shoot and edit a short feature film.
June 15–19, 2015


Audio Camp

Music Recording Camp

Experience what it's like to be a recording engineering working in a state-of-the-art recording studio. Campers will learn useful recording/music mixing skills while working with a local band to create a compact disc of their own.
June 22–26, 2015


College of Fine Arts

Jazz Camp

Jazz Camp

Webster University, well-known for its innovative jazz studies program and the "Jazz at Webster" concert series, is hosting a summer jazz camp at its Webster Groves campus. The camp is for beginning, intermediate and advanced level jazz improvisers and instrumentalists. Music reading skills are necessary for participation in classes and ensembles.
July 6–10, 2015


Piano Camp

July 13–17, 2015 4th-7th Grade
July 20–24, 2015 7th–12th Grade


Vocal Pedagogy Workshop

Exploration of vocal health for music educators and their students. Application of healthy techniques for the classroom, studio, and choral rehearsal based on research into the structure, function and care of the vocal instrument.
June 22–24, 2015


Theory Pedagogy Workshop

School teachers who find themselves teaching music theory, without ever really thinking about how to teach music theory, especially to teenagers, will find this workshop especially helpful.
June 23–25, 2015


Low Brass Week

Low Brass Week is hosted by James A. Martin, faculty member at Webster University, former bass trombonist of the Buddy Rich big Band, the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale (Florence, Italy) and active free-lance musician.
Our focus is to celebrate the sounds of outstanding Low Brass artistry and explore the finer points of acquiring these skills, both musically and technically.

Low Brass Week June 8–12, 2015


Dance Camp

Summer Dance Intensive

The Summer Dance Intensive is an five-day program for intermediate and advanced high school aged students, plus a three-day program for middle school students. Dancers will be challenged technically and artistically through a wide variety of classes taught by Webster faculty and professional artists from local companies.
Junior Summer Dance Intensive June 22–24, 2015
Summer Dance Intensive July 27-31, 2015


Art Camp

Hands-On Art Training (HAT)

Taught by Webster University’s Department of Art, Design, and Art History, HAT is an intensive hands-on art training summer institute for high school students. This nine-day experience offers an introduction to Creative Strategies, Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, Photography, Graphic Design, and current Art History.
July 20–31, 2015



Chess Camp

SPICE Chess Summer Camp

The SPICE Chess Summer Camp is a fun way to introduce chess to newcomers of the game, as well as deepen the understanding of the game for advanced players.
June 15–19, 2015
July13–17, 2015


Sports Camps

Basketball Camp

Youth Athletic Camps

Webster University competes as a member of NCAA Division III and the SLIAC Conference. Various summer programs and camps are available beginning in June. 

Click here to review all Webster athletic camp information and registration details.

Community Music School

CMS Camp

Band Camp

Week-long camp, June 22–26, 2015, for students entering grades 7–12 in Fall 2015


Chamber Music Encounter

Week-long camp, June 15–19, 2015, for violin, viola, cello, & piano students through high school


Composition Intensive

Two week, July 6–17, 2015 (Mon-Fri) composition camp for students entering grades 7–12 in Fall 2015


Family Camp:  Zoo Train

Family Camp: Zoo Train for children aged 6 months–6 years and their caregivers
Webster Groves: Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14
Strauss Center (in Chesterfield): Wednesdays, June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15


Flute Camp

Five day camp, June 8–12, 2015, for students entering grades 7–12 in Fall 2015


String Orchestra Camp

Week-long camp, June 15–19, 2015, for violin, viola, cello, and bass students ages 7–high school in Fall 2015


Individual Instruction

Weekly individual instruction in all band and orchestral instruments, piano, guitar, harp, and voice is available for 30, 45 or 60 minutes

School of Education

Sustainability for Educators

Sustainability for Educators

Sustainability Institute for P12 Educators
"Empowering Young Citizens for Sustainable Communities"

Speakers and hands-on workshops to help educators bring sustainability issues to the classroom.
June 23–25, 2015