Summer Camps

2021 Summer Camps


June 29 - June 30, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Ages  9-14 

Experience the exciting and creative process of becoming a band. Musicians (including vocalists) will learn the subtleties of working with an ensemble and have fun jamming with other musicians. A minimum of 2 years experience on the instrument is recommended, but all levels and abilities are welcome. Participants will receive personalized instruction and find their place in the band. Repertoire will be selected based on student interest and won’t necessarily be strictly rock. Guitarists and bassists should bring their own instrument to camp. Drummers, singers, guitar players, and keyboardists are welcome! Register here.



BOB Musical Theatre Intensive - FULL

July 5th - 9th , 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Ages 12-17


Join this intensive 1 week program to work with other enthusiastic performers and instructors to produce a musical. Students will be contacted in June regarding casting and will be expected to do some preparation prior to the start of camp. Students will develop their skills in singing, dancing, and acting in this fun and fast-paced week! Add name to waitlist here.

BOB 1 Week Musical Theatre Camp

Session 1: July 12th - 16th , 9:00 am - 3:00 pm FULL

Session 2: August 16th - 20th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Ages 6 - 12


Students in this group will work together to present a complete musical at the end of the week! Students will develop their singing, acting, and dancing skills through games, exercises and the staging of a musical. Register here.

Singing for Young Musicians - FULL

July 19 - July 23, 9:00 - 12:00

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Ages 5-7 

Students will develop their sense of pitch and tone through vocal exercises and fun, simple repertoire. Students will also have fun developing their sense of pitch, beat, and rhythm through songs, rhymes, movement, singing games and exploration of simple instruments as well as build their understanding of musical expression by listening and responding to a variety of musical repertoire. Register here


Sing Together - FULL

July 19 - July 23, 12:30 - 3:30

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Ages 8-11 

Participants will love working together as a vocal ensemble, learning the basics of vocal technique and performance etiquette. Students will build musicianship through practicing rounds, partner songs and simple harmonies as well as ear training and reading simple notation. This ensemble will learn a variety of repertoire from pop songs to traditional favourites. Register here.



July 26- July 30, 9:00 - 12:00

Instructor: Lucy Gill and Teresa Donovan 

Ages 7-10 

Get a head start on piano lessons for September or just have fun exploring something new! Total beginners to students with one-year of experience will enjoy learning the piano in a fun group environment. Students will practice note and rhythm reading through fun games and challenges as well as gain hands-on experience at the keyboard. Students will work independently and as a group. Register here.

 Combine with Beginner Ukulele for a full day program 


Beginner Ukulele - FULL

July 26 - July 30, 12:30 - 3:30

Instructor: Lucy Gill and Teresa Donovan

Ages 7-10

Learn the basics of ukulele in a fun group ensemble! Beginners will learn basic strumming and picking techniques and will build their repertoire of simple songs. It is recommended that students bring their own ukulele to camp. Ukuleles are available for purchase at SAM. Register here.

Combine with Beginner Piano for a full day program


Beginner Guitar - FULL

August 9th - August 13th, 9:00 - 12:00

Ages 9 - 14

Learn everything you need to start playing the guitar! Students in this class will learn the basic chords needed to play many popular songs. They will be introduced to all the foundational knowledge needed to start playing the guitar including the parts of the guitar, how to tune it, scale patterns, notation, and basic strumming patterns. Students can learn on either acoustic or electric guitars. Participants should bring their own guitar to camp. Acoustic guitars are available for purchase at SAM. Add name to waitlist here.

Combine with Intro to Music Production for a full day program


Intro to Music Production - FULL

August 9th - August 13th, 12:30 - 3:30

Ages 9-14

 Make the music you love! Participants will begin using music production software to become familiar with a basic approach to creating electronic music. Participants will use loops and samples to create their own music while gaining an understanding of how to refine their sound. Students will discuss and explore how to give structure to their compositions. Students are required to have a laptop with Garageband or Logic software and a pair of quality headphones. Please contact a SAM administrator if you need help sourcing an appropriate laptop or software. Add name to waitlist here.

Combine with Beginner Guitar for full day program 


Junior Orchestra: In partnership with the Community Access Music Project - FULL

August 23rd - 27th, 9:00 - 4:00

Instructor: Negin Attar

Ages 6-9

In this exciting new program, young students will have the chance to begin learning one of the instruments of the orchestra. Students will have the opportunity to select a violin, viola, or cello to explore during the camp. Participants will learn how to follow their conductor and play as an ensemble. There will be a focus on developing core elements of music education such as rhythm, pitch and ear training. Bursaries for this  program are made possible through the Community Access Music Project (CAMP). Contact CAMP at to learn how to apply.  Register here.

 $410 - Bursaries available