NMC Summer Camp Programs

Music From The Ground Up

Ages: 9 – 11

Come learn about everything music, building your skill and knowledge from the ground up, an ideal option for beginner musicians or kids new to music. We will explore a new floor of the museum each day with activities, workshops, and hands-on, ears-on learning. We will also offer music focused classroom programs and daily music demonstrations, culminating in a talent showcase for you and your loved ones to enjoy.

Build A Band

Ages: 11 – 13

Ever wondered what it takes to be in a band and jam out? This program focuses on learning how to play musical instruments and performing as a group. We will introduce key instruments and guide you through the process of songwriting, performing, and marketing your band. From a recording studio tour to daily workshops on jamming, riffing, and creating music, this program wraps up with a jam a long performance where you can show off your newfound skills as a band. Basic musicality/musical knowledge recommended for this program.

Discover Your Sound

Ages: 13 – 15

You think it, we can help you make it! From songwriting and instrument workshops to recording 101, we will help you develop the skills you need to create and perform music on your own. This program will introduce you to different music styles and give you the tools to build an original track or performance that highlights your talents. At the end of the week, we’ll host a showcase of original music made and performed by you in our beautiful, world-class facility. Basic musicality/musical knowledge recommended for this program.

Location: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre


$240 + GST for the week of August 7.
$300 + GST for the week of August 13.

Maximum of 13 students per week.

Dates and Times:

August 7 – August 10, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesday to Friday
August 13 – August 17, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday


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