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Summer will be here before you know it, and for there is no shortage of arts engagement opportunities for Memphis youth! Scroll through our roundup of youth summer camps, workshops, and more. If you know of an arts organization offering summer opportunities, send us an email at info@memphisismusic.org and let us know the details! 

Music

Harmonic South String Orchestra summer program

About: Violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, guitar, recorder, drums; STEAM, literacy, Spanish

Ages: 5-18

Dates: June 6-July 1 (Monday-Friday)

Location: Metropolitan Baptist Church 767 Walker Avenue, Memphis, TN 38126

Organization website: https://harmonicsouth.org/

More info:  cjohnson@harmonicsouth.com

Sign up here.

 

Memphis jazz workshop summer Camp

Dates: June 20-July 9th

Location: Memphis Music School, 5770 Shelby Oaks Dr., Memphis, TN, 38134

Organization website: https://memphisjazzworkshop.org/

Sign up here.

Additional notes: Tuition - $600 early bird tuition Special if registered by May 21st! $675 regular tuition. Need-based and talent scholarships available. 

 

Sticks and Grooves summer program, presented by Raising the B.A.R. Community Development (Boys Only)

About: Instrumental, music production/beatmaking; 0utdoor activities (fishing/hunting), community services

Ages: 7-17

Dates: June 6-July 15 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Location: TBD

Organization website: https://www.raisingthebarmemphis.com/

More info: Mikemosby@rtbmemphis.com

 

How to Audition in 30 Seconds, presented by the Mosaic Institute of Performing Arts

About: Vocal, musical theatre/production, choir, songwriting, music production/beatmaking; photography, choreography, fashion and makeup

Ages: 10-25

Dates: June 13-August 1

Location: YAG Memphis 2788 Lamar Ave.

Organization website: https://www.mosaicinstitute.llc/

More info: LilRounds84@gmail.com

 

Vocal Boot Camp, Hosted by AngelStreet Memphis (girls only)

About: Vocal, choir, songwriting

Ages: 8-18

Dates: July 18-July 29 (Monday-Friday)

Location: 232 Bickford Avenue, Memphis, TN 38107

Organization website: https://www.angelstreetmemphis.com/

More info: joy@angelstreetmemphis.com

 

Best Buy Teen Tech Center, hosted by Knowledge Quest

About: Vocal, instrumental, songwriting, music production/beatmakingbook club, photography, film

Ages: 12-19

Dates: June 6-July 15 (Monday-Saturday)

Location: 990 College Park

Organization website: https://www.knowledgequest.org/

More info: Jcarter@knowledgequest.org

 

Crew U, Hosted by AngelStreet Memphis (Girls only)

About: Features R&B, choir instruction, plus classes in music business, leadership, and personal finance. Includes field trips to local businesses, as well as pop-up performances.

Ages: 12-15

Dates: June 13-July 8 (Monday-Friday)

Location: Bickford Community Center

Organization website: https://www.angelstreetmemphis.com/

More info: ruthabigail@angelstreetmemphis.com

 

Summer Music Experience, Presented by Stax Music Academy 

About: Instrumental, vocal, songwriting, audio engineering and production, film and videography

Ages: Rising 6th graders-graduated 12th graders

Dates: May 31st-June 24th, final show on June 25th

Location: Stax Music Academy, 910 E. McLemore Avenue, Memphis, TN 38106

Organization website: https://staxmusicacademy.org/

More info: smaprogramming@staxmusicacademy.org

Additional notes: Audition required- Our next audition date is after school Fri., May 13th

 

Prizm summer camp and international music festival

About: Chamber music engagement (strings, woodwind, brass)

Ages: 11-18

Dates: June 6-June 17 (Monday-Friday)

Location: Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN 38120

Organization website: https://prizmensemble.org/

More info: lauren@prizmensemble.org

Sign up here.


Acting/Theatre/Visual Arts

¡Unidad! Bilingual Arts Camp!, Hosted by Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group

About: ¡Unidad! Bilingual Arts Camp offers campers one week of dual language enrichment designed to immerse students in arts and culture. Campers in 9th through 12th grade will learn and practice Spanish vocabulary, creative writing, theatre, and dance grounded in Latino/Afro-Latino culture and heritage. This camp is sponsored by Rust College and CazaTeatro Bilingual Theatre Group.

Ages: grades 6-8; grades 9-12

Dates: June 6-June 17 (Monday-Friday)

Location: Rust College, 150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, MS 38635

Organization website: https://cazateatro.org/

More info: dorimar@cazateatro.org

 

From the Page to the Stage, presented by the Blues City Cultural Center 

About: Theatre, set design, costume design

Ages: 15-21

Dates: June 1-August 31 (Tuesday-Thursdays)

Location: 1254 Shelby Drive, Suite 1227, Memphis, TN 38116, Zoom, and other various locations to be announce prior to date of meeting

Organization website: https://www.bluescitycc.org/

More info: Ayana@bluescitycc.org

 

So You Think You Can Act drama camp, presented by Memphis Youth Arts Initiative

About: Instrumental, vocal, musical theatre/production, scriptwriting, music production/beatmaking

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 13-June 24 (Monday-Friday)

Location: 3003 Airways Blvd.

Organization website: https://www.memphisyoutharts.org/

More info: info@memphisyoutharts.org

 

Youth Artist Development Academy Summer Musical Theatre Camp

About: Musical theatre/production, choir

Ages: 7-17

Dates: June 6-August 5 (Monday-Friday)

Location: TBD

Organization website: https://www.yadamemphis.org/

More info: 901-267-4202

 

The Kooler Kids Performing Arts Enrichment Camp, Hosted by the Princeton James Project 

About: Vocals. music theatre/production, film, photography, acting, screenwriting, choir, songwriting, scriptwriting

Ages: 7-18

Dates: July 11-July 22 (Monday-Friday)

Location: 120 St. Paul Ave. Memphis, TN

Organization website: http://www.princetonjames.net/

More info: pj@princetonjamesproject.com

 

Young Actors Guild Summer Performing Arts Camp

About: Vocal, instrumental, musical theatre/production, choir, songwriting, scriptwriting, music production/beatmaking

Ages: 8-17

Dates: May 31-July 22 (Monday-Friday)

Location: Harriet Performing Arts Center, 2788 Lamar Ave., Memphis, TN

Organization website: https://www.yagmemphis.com/

More info: Sabrinanorwood@yagmemphis.com

 

Soar future filmmakers summer camp, presented by memphis black arts alliance

Ages: 13-17

Dates: June (Fridays, 5:30-8:30)

Location: MBAA Firehouse, 985 South Bellevue, Memphis, TN, 38106

Organization website: https://memphisblackarts.org/

 

Perfecting Gifts, Inc. Summer Camp

About: A songwriting, vocal, and musical theatre camp also featuring costume design and prop assembly

Ages: 7-17

Dates: June 1-June 30 (Monday-Friday)

Location: 3180 Old Getwell Rd. Memphis, TN

Organization website: https://www.perfectinggifts.org/

More info: sincerelysharonda@yahoo.com