Have a Great Summer at Webster in 2024!

Our camps provide your child with a fun and educational experience every summer. There's something for everyone 鈥 from dance to chess, to sports, science and other activities. Programs are offered for young children and teens, with a few options for adults. All of the Summer at Webster camps are planned, coordinated and executed by the different schools and colleges at Webster or Webster-affiliated groups.

Check back often for additional camp offerings 鈥 more will be added throughout the spring.

Art

Student working on software program at a computer.

Illustration Design Camp: From Static to Moving Images

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages 14-18

In this intensive and hands-on program, you'll learn the art of transforming static illustrations into captivating graphic design and motion masterpieces through Adobe programs.

Illustration Design Camp Info

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Portfolio Prep Program

July 17-28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ages 14-18

Intensive two-week college-ready intensive art and design camp.

Portfolio Prep Program Info

Athletics

Girls playing a volleyball game in the gym.

Nike Volleyball All-Skills Camps

June 23-25 and/or July 14-16

Girls, Ages 12-18

Improve fundamental skills including passing, setting, serving, attacking, blocking and individual defense. Commuter and overnight camp options available.

One girl spikes the ball over the net in a volleyball game.

Nike Volleyball Elite Camp

July 16-17

Girls, Ages 15-18

This intense, challenging program stresses position play, advanced team techniques, physical conditioning and a higher level of competitive play. Commuter and overnight camp options available.

Student pikes the volleyball in the middle of a game.

Nike Volleyball Defense Clinic

July 25, 10:30-1 p.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

Student volleys the ball in the midst of a game in the gym.

Nike Volleyball Setting Clinic

July 25, 2-4:30 p.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

A girl prepares to serve during a volleyball game.

Nike Volleyball Serving and Passing Clinic

July 26, 9-11:30 a.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

A girl spikes a volleyball over the net.

Nike Volleyball Hitting Clinic

July 26, 12:30-3 p.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

Media Arts

A students uses a stylus to create an animated figure on a tablet.

Animation Camp

June 10-14, 2024

Ages 14-18

Explore basic principles of animation through hands-on experiences using a variety of media 鈥 including pencil, paper, and stop-motion materials. All skill/experience levels welcome. Housing will be available.

Animation Camp Info

Classroom with students, a professor and several computers for game design.

Game Design Camp

June 10-14, 2024

Ages 14-18

Learn to design and develop video games using a variety of tools and software. All skill/experience levels welcome. Housing will be available.

Game Design Camp Info

Students set up a camera for a film shot on a porch.

Film, TV and Video Production Camp

June 24-28, 2024

Ages 14-18

Learn about the various jobs on a film set and will actively participate in creating a short film. All skill/experience levels welcome. Housing will be available.

Production Camp Info

Music at Webster

young girl playing viola in orchestra

Clazz String Intensive

June 17-22, 1-5 p.m.

Ages 12-adult

The Clazz String Intensive is designed to introduce classically trained string players to the art of improvisation through the pedagogical ideals of jazz and musical languages from other cultures.

Students on a wooden stage playing various instruments.

Jazz Camp

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ages 14-adult

Study with well-known performers and educators in master classes, combo rehearsals and improvisation classes.

Jazz Camp Info

middle-school student sitting at grand piano with female instructor

Classical Piano Camp

July 15-19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages 11-18

Study with daily private lessons, master classes, interactive sessions and faculty recitals.

Classical Piano Camp Info

Music with Community Music School

Kindermusik kids playing together.

Kindermusic庐 Family Camp

May 30-July 10, 2024 weekly

Ages 6 mo.-5

In Kindermusik庐 camp, parents and children will play, learn, sing, dance, create and share in the fun of making music together.

A teacher explains songwriting to students gathered around a piano.

Popular Songwriting Camp

June 3-7, 2024, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages 14-18

This camp includes daily songwriting technique lessons, co-writing sessions with peers coached by camp faculty, feedback sessions with camp faculty and peers, and a culminating concert.

Students playing flutes.

Flute Camp

June 3-7, 2024, 2-5 p.m.

Ages 12-18

This program includes warm-up exercises, tone, intonation and breathing techniques, and nationally-renown guest flutists.

Boys playing the bass.

String Orchestra Camp

June 10-14, 2024, 9 a.m.-Noon

Ages 7-18

Students participate daily in full string orchestra rehearsals, sectionals and master classes/special presentations.

Girl playing a violin.

Chamber Music Encounter

June 10-14, 2024, 1-5 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Professional chamber musicians will coach trios, quartets, and quintets in this wonderful music form where compositions are performed by and written for one player for each part.

Student band playing instruments together.

Band Camp

June 24-38, 2024, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Participate in ensembles, master classes and special events while learning important practice and audition preparation techniques.

Two boys reviewing a music composition.

Summer Composition Intensive

July 8-19, 2024, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Work is in groups according to experience level 鈥 from those needing the basics of notation, transposition and scoring, to students with prior composing experience.

Boys playing bari-saxophone

Saxophone Summer Intensive

July 15-19, 2024, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Perform in a variety of saxophone-centric ensembles. Masterclasses will discuss and apply topics like technique, performance within ensembles, and other key aspects.

Summer at Webster Media Coverage

Webster professors Matthew Burton and Josh Johnson sat with FOX 2 St. Louis to talk about the Media Arts summer camps offered in June 2023. Learn more about the film, television and video productions camps the School of Communications offers in the summer.

 

List of Camp Offerings

2024 Dates Category Camp/Intensive/Institute Ages
May 30-July 10, weekly Music (CMS) Kindermusic庐 Family Camp 6 mo.- 5
June 3-7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Music (CMS) Popular Songwriting Camp 14-18
June 3-7, 2-5 p.m. Music (CMS) Flute Camp 12-18
June 10-14, 9 a.m.-Noon Music (CMS) String Orchestra Camp 7-18
June 10-14 Media Arts Animation Camp 14-18
June 10-14, 1-5 p.m. Music (CMS) Chamber Music Encounter 12-18
June 10-14 Media Arts Game Design Camp 14-18
June 17-22, 1-5 p.m. Music Clazz String Intensive 12-plus
June 24-28, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Music (CMS) Band Camp 12-18
June 24-28 Media Arts Film, TV and Video Production Camp 14-18
July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Art Illustration Design Camp 14-18
July 8-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Music Jazz Camp 14-plus
July 8-19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Music (CMS) Summer Composition Intensive 12-18
July 15-19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Music Classical Piano Camp 11-18
July 15-19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Music (CMS) Saxophone Summer Intensive 12-18
July 15-26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Art Profile Prep Program 14-18

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