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UW-Green Bay Youth Camps

UWGB High School Orchestra Camp


Guaranteed to motivate and inspire you, Orchestra campers participate in multiple rehearsals, sectionals and masterclasses that raise your level of musicianship. For orchestra campers entering grades 9-12, campers play a number of orchestra and string ensemble pieces, with a culminating concert experience in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.


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Camp Specifics:

  • Eligibility: Campers entering grades 9–12 in the fall are eligible to apply.
  • Daily Class Hours: 8:30 am - 3:40 pm
  • Commuter* Fee: $360 (includes instruction, lunches and camp t-shirt)
  • Resident/Housing Fee: $589 This includes instruction, room and board, t-shirt, counselor supervision, and evening activity transportation.  The cost of evening activities will vary depending on the camper's choice.  It is recommended that you bring $30-$40 in cash for activities.

*Commuter Drop off/Pick up Policy: Parents are advised to drop off and pick up your child promptly. The camp begins at 8:30 a.m., with staff on site at 8:00 a.m.  Please pick up your camper by 3:40 p.m. with staff on site until 4:00. Failure to pick up your child on time will result in a supervisory charge of $15 per hour.


2018 Camp Brochure PDF

2018 Paper Registration Form

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Times, Locations, Camp Details: High School Music Camp Information Letter

UW-Green Bay Camp Policies: Camp Policies

UW-Green Bay Camp Health Form: Health Form

UW-Green Bay Camp Map: Camp Map

UW-Green Bay Residence Life Handbook: Housing Handbook


Guest Faculty and Artists

In addition to the excellent and dedicated UW-Green Bay faculty members who teach at the camps, you will be taught by some of the finest teachers and professional performers from across the country. Click here for more information about this summer’s Music Camp faculty.


Final Concert

A Final Concert will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, July 20th. Free and open to the public.



The camp week begins Sunday afternoon, July 15th, with auditions and an all-camp meeting. Daily sessions are held Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. A typical daily schedule is:

  • 8:30 a.m. Sectional
  • 9:35 a.m. Rehearsal
  • 10:40 a.m. Enrichment/Individual Interest Class
  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch
  • 12:35 p.m. Rehearsal
  • 1:40 p.m. Comprehensive Musicianship Rehearsal
  • 2:45 p.m. Enrichment/Individual Interest Class
  • 3:40 p.m. Class Dismissed

3rd and 7th Hour Option Classes:

Customize your camp experience!

Click Here For 3rd and 7th Hour Class Descriptions

Campers should choose TWO class options. One will serve as your 3rd Hour Option and one as your 7th Hour Option.

Camp Chorus - Most popular class option
The 2018 Camp Chorus will present your favorite tunes in a performance that will inspire your parents and friends. This 'choice' class will perform at the Friday Weidner Concert.

Instrumental Ensembles - This year's instrumental ensembles will explore diverse and exciting new repertoire, from world music, to jazz, pop, and folk. This is a great choice if you want to stay on your instrument for an option hour, but learn music other than what you will be performing on the concert.

3rd Hour Option Choices:

  • Flute Ensemble
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Jazz Lab Band (instrumentalists only-will be selected by audition at camp) Performs Friday evening at Weidner.
  • Hand Drumming Ensemble (for non-percussionists and percussionists)
  • Digital Sound Processing/Production
  • Musical Theatre (must also register for Camp Chorus 7th Hour) Performs Friday evening at Weidner.
  • Clarinet Ensemble
  • Saxophone Ensemble
  • Italian Diction
  • Live Recording Techniques
  • Beginning Class Piano
  • Studio Strings
  • Experimental Music Ensemble

7th Hour Option Choices:

  • Camp Chorus (open to both instrumentalists and choral campers) Performs Friday evening at Weidner.
  • Instrumental Jazz Improvisation (instrumentalists only)
  • Pop Jazz Vocal Styling
  • Beginning Music Theory
  • Contemporary Percussion Ensemble (percussionists only)
  • Beginning Class Piano
  • History of Rock and Hip Hop


What about Jazz Camp?

Due to some restructuring in the music camps, we've integrated Jazz Improvisation and Jazz Lab Band into the High School Band Camp. Here's what you need to know:

  • Campers in the High School Band Camp can select Jazz Lab Band and Jazz Improvisation for their 3rd and 7th hour option classes.
  • A Jazz Ensemble will perform on the Weidner stage during the Camp Concert.

Cancellation Policy

In the event a camper must cancel, the Summer Camps Office should be notified no later than one month before the start date of the camp session in order to receive a refund, less a non-refundable deposit of $100. Requests received after that date will not receive a refund. No refunds will be made for withdrawal due to homesickness, sending a camper home for disciplinary reasons, or after the camp has started.

In the event a camper requests to switch camp sessions, an additional $25 processing fee will be applied.

We reserve the right to cancel any camp due to low enrollment; in such a case, all fees paid will be refunded or the camper can choose to apply fees to a different camp/class in the same year.

Overpayments of less than $10 will not be refunded.


UW-Green Bay is accredited by:


The National Association Schools of Music