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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? Do you want to learn what it takes to be a video game designer? Our experienced team of game developers are offering high school-aged students an introduction to the fun and exciting world of game design and development.


3D Printer

3D Printing Camp

Get ready to design and print your own 3D objects! In this summer camp, you will learn how to create objects with 3D software, 3D scanners, and print them on 3D printers. 3D printers heat up plastic filament and extrude it layer by layer until the object you designed on the computer exists in real life. Throughout this fascinating week, we will design and print a variety of objects, from toys to household items to statues of ourselves!

Student at audio console and mic

Sports Media Camp

If you love sports and are interested in exploring careers that make sports a central part of your day, this is the camp for you! You will learn a number of ways to make a living shaping messages about sports. You will work with professionals then huddle in groups to pitch actual sports messages. Learn how to work around sports and get paid to do it!

Film kids doing films

Screenwriting Competition

The School of Communications at Webster University is also holding a High School Screenwriting Competition. The winning script will be used during Filmmaking Camp and produced as a short film. The winning screenwriter will receive an iPad mini and have the opportunity to attend the Filmmaking Camp without having to pay the tuition. Entry deadline is Monday, April 9, 2018.


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


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 sophomores and juniors 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

Chinese Summer Camp for K-6

This camp introduces Chinese culture and language to children through engaging topics and activities. In past years, camp themes have spanned major holidays such as Chinese New Year, the Lantern Festival, and the Moon Festival. Activities range from crafts, like making puzzles, lanterns, and Beijing Opera masks, to sports like kungfu and Chinese yo-yo, to traditional practices like calligraphy and tea time.

Confucius Institute 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