Summer Programs

Camps for Ages 4-18 & Workshops for Adults

Proudly named “Best Summer Camps 2021, 2022, 2023 & 2024” by Northern Virginia Magazine!

Join us this summer at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia for enriching and inclusive summer camps, programs and workshops focused on both artistry and skill-building in the areas of music, acting/theater, visual art, and film & video! Our robust schedule includes camps for ages 4-18 plus workshops for adults. Our programs connect you with George Mason University faculty, professional teaching artists, and experienced arts educators. A variety of weekly programs run from June through August. Learn, create and perform with other like-minded young artists and make it a summer to remember!

Summer 2024 Registration is now open! Can’t wait till then? View our Spring programs.


Acting & Theater

Summer Musical Theater Adventures

Ages 7-10

June 17 – 21 OR July 29 – August 2, 2024

Middle School Improv Comedy Workshop

Ages 10-13

June 17 – 21 OR July 29 – August 2, 2024

High School Improv Comedy Workshop

Ages 14-18

June 17 – 21 OR July 29 – August 2, 2024

Weekly Acting Camps

Ages 5-18

 June 26 – July 28, 2024

Middle School Musical Theater Workshop

Ages 11-13

June 17 – 21 OR July 29 – August 2, 2024


Musical Theater Performance Bootcamp

Ages 13-18

July 22-26, 2024

High School Musical Theater Intensive

Ages 14-18

June 17 – 21, 2024 (Audition Intensive)
July 29 – August 2, 2024 (Summer Cabaret)

Film & Video

Filmmaking Workshop For Middle School

Ages 11-14

July 8 – 19, 2024 (two weeks)

Screenwriting Workshop

Ages 13-18

 June 24 – 28, 2024

Filmmaking Workshop For High School

Ages 14-18

July 22 – August 2, 2024 (two weeks)


Music

Early ChildhoodGuitarInstrumental BandInstrumental StringsPiano
Recording & ProducingVoiceProfessional Development
Composing, Writing, & Theory

Songwriter Summer Workshop

Ages 13-18

July 15 – 19, 2024

The Art of Filmscoring

Ages 13-18

July 29 – August 2, 2024

Music Composition Intro Camp

Ages 13-18

June 24 – 28, 2024

Early Childhood

Summer Music Sampler

Ages 4-6

June 24-28, 2024

Fine Arts Sampler

Ages 4-6

July 15 – 19, 2024

Guitar

Beginner Guitar Camp

Ages 9-12

June 24 – 28, 2024

Beginner Guitar Teen Camp

Ages 13-18

 June 24 – 28, 2024

Instrumental Band

Mason Summer Band Camp

Ages 10-18

June 17 – 21, 2024

Instrumental Strings
string camp summer 2024

Mason String Camp

Ages 10-18

July 29 – Aug 2, 2024

winter violin bootcamp

Violin Bootcamp

Ages 10-18

July 22-26, 2024

Piano

Summer Piano Adventures

Ages 6-8

July 15 – 19 or July 22 – 26, 2024

Summer Piano Academy

Ages 8-18

June 24 – June 28, 2024

Recording & Producing

Music Producer Camp: Song Production

Ages 12-17

 July 8 – 12, 2024

Music Recording Studio

Ages 13-18

July 15 – 19, 2024

Music Producer Camp: Mixing Techniques

Ages 12-17

July 22 – 26, 2024

Voice

Children’s Choir Camp

Ages 8-11

July 8–12, 2024

Visual Art

Creative Discoveries

Ages 6-8 & 9-12

Weekly Camps from June 24-Aug 2, 2024

JumpstART Advanced 2-D Art Summer Studio

Ages 13-18

July 8 – 12, 2024

Digital Illustration: Character Creation Studio

Ages 13-18

June 24 – 28, 2024

Fine Arts Sampler

Ages 4-6

July 15 – 19, 2024

Intro to Digital Photography

Ages 13-18

July 29 – Aug 2, 2024

JumpstART Advanced 3-D Art Summer Studio

Ages 13-18

July 15 – 19, 2024

Stop Motion Animation Studio

Ages 9-12

Section 1: July 8 – 12, 2024
Section 2: July 15 – 19, 2024


Limited scholarship funds are available for families in need of financial assistance. To apply, please visit our Financial Aid page. For families in need of extended payment plan installment options, please contact the Academy at academy@gmu.edu.