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Experience Summer Camps & Programs

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!

Summer Camp Information

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.

Audio Camp

Music Recording Camp

Experience what it’s like to be a recording engineer. You will learn useful recording and music mixing skills while working with a local band and creating a CD.

Teacher and student at computer

Game Design Camp

Do you love video games and want to learn what it takes to be a video game designer? This camp is an introduction to the fun and exciting world of game design and development.

Film kids doing films

Screenwriting Camp

Students will learn the basics of writing for the movies and television, including screenplay formatting using current software, storytelling structure, character development, and dialogue creation. 


Media Camps


College of Fine Arts

Jazz Camp

Jazz Camp

The camp is for beginning, intermediate and advanced level jazz improvisers and instrumentalists. Music reading skills are necessary for participation in classes and ensembles.

Piano Camp

4th–7th Graders 
(Students must have had at least 3 years of lessons)

7th–12th Graders 
(Students must have had at least 3 years of lessons)

Music Camps


Design Camp

Design Camp

Design surrounds us, and informs our everyday lives in ways both big and small. Experience what it's like to be a graphic designer, illustrator, or digital artist during this intensive camp. This camp may be combined with Hands-On Art Training for the most immersive experience.

Design Camp


Dance Camp

Summer Dance Intensive

The Summer Dance Intensive is a 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.

Dance Intensive


Art Camp

Hands-On Art Training (HAT)

HAT is an intensive art-focused summer institute for high school students. Ideal for students who are beginning to consider options for college, the HAT institute will help you build your portfolio for college application with artwork that reflects your individuality and unique skills.

Summer Art Camp



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.



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.

Sports Camps


Confucius Institute Camp

Confucius Camp

Gateway to the East International Summer Camp

We invite you to take part in a dual-immersion, team-building summer camp!

Campers from both Saint Louis and China will learn and grow together over the course of three weeks, developing their language skills and intercultural understanding. Each camper will be paired with another camper from a different cultural background. By engaging with each other through theme projects and fun activities, they will make lasting friendships, gain confidence in navigating new situations in a diverse environment, and build experiences as global citizens. This camp is based at Webster University. Campers will experience all that St. Louis has to offer, from interesting museums and historical landmarks to the great outdoors.

Participant age: 9–13 years old

International Summer Camp


Community Music School

CMS Camp

Band Camp

Week-long camp for students entering grades 7–12

Chamber Music Encounter

Week-long camp, for violin, viola, cello, & piano students through high school

String Orchestra Camp

Week-long camp, for violin, viola, cello, and bass students ages 7–high school 

Individual Instruction

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

Composition Intensive

Two week (Mon-Fri) composition camp for students entering grades 7–12

Community Music School Summer Programs