Ages 13 - adults

 

A camp designed to provide a fun social learning environment! All instruments and skill levels are welcome. Topics covered throughout the week include improvisation, tune learning, how to play in a band, applied music theory and much more. A strong emphasis is placed on collaboration with fellow attendees and camp faculty culminating in a final performance!

Camp Faculty - Westbound Situation

  • Grant Flick - violin, mandolin, tenor guitar

  • Zachary Brown - cello, guitar

  • Jacob Warren - double bass

  • Matthew Davis - banjo, guitar

Riverfolk Jam Camp Goals

  • Feel more confident when playing at a jam

  • Increase you library of tunes

  • Expand your understanding of music theory and how it relates to the practical side of music making and improvisation

  • Meet new friends who are interested in explore different style of music just like you!

  • Become are more unique, passionate and hard-working musician.

2021 TBA

Sharon Mills County Park

Both of our camps are held at the beautiful Sharon Mills County Park just outside of Manchester and not too far from Chelsea, Dexter, Saline, Tecumseh and Ann Arbor! The beautiful mill pond and the river that runs through the property makes for an ideal location to enjoy summer and the gifts of music and art. Park amenities include:

  • Multi-story building, with ample space for breakout classes

  • Indoor bathrooms

  • Kitchenette

  • Outdoor covered pavilion

Due to COVID-19 all 2020 summer camps are being rescheduled and redesigned for a digital format. They will therefore not be held at Sharon Mills.

Due to COVID-19 all summer camps have been redesigned for a digital format. 

Ages 5 - 12

 

A music and arts enrichment day camp for youth. Serving Beginner and Intermediate students of string instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass and guitar. Curriculum includes small group classes, large group classes, chamber music, and choices in visual arts, theatre arts, literary arts, and movement. 

Camp Faculty

  • Aileen Rohwer - CAS Director

  • Members of the CAS faculty to be determined each year

  • Special guests to be determined each year

Camp Details

  • No experience necessary.

  • Beginning to Intermediate levels.

  • Half day or full day.

  • Art enrichment includes visual arts, theatre arts, literary arts, or movement, not just music! 

LOCATION  OF CAMPS

CAS Summer Day Camp Goals

  • Have students be able to recognize the differences between classical, jazz and folk music

  • Demonstrate proper positioning on their instrument 

  • Be able to play in a group setting

  • Express themselves through at least one other art medium including movement, visual art, song writing, stories, or theatre

How to  Register

2021 TBA

Engaging the community in music & arts experiences which nurture creativity & promote cultural diversity.

PO Box 146, Manchester, MI 48158

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