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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I register for music camp?
  2. How do I go about making a payment?
  3. I am having a hard time filling out the online payment. What should I do?
  4. Are there scholarships available?
  5. We’re not from the Fredericton area. Can my child stay in residence?
  6. We had something come up, and my child can no longer attend camp. Can we get a refund?
  7. What is a day at camp like?
  8. What do we need to bring to camp?
  9. Where is the camp held?
  10. What time is drop off and pick up?
  11. Are there any concerts during music camp?
  12. Is there anything else I should know?

1. How do I register for music camp?

Take a look at our website to find a camp that’s just right for you! Follow the link to the camp, where you can find more information on its dates, times, pricing, and location.

To register, click on the “register now” button.

You will be directed to our online registration form. Please complete it in full. You should hear back from our music team within a few days. If you would like to pay online, you will be lead to our instant enrolment page, where we accept a credit card payment.

2. How do I go about making a payment?

The easiest way to pay is through our online system. Upon registering for camp you will be given instructions on how to make payment.

Alternatively, payments are accepted at CEL's Registration Desk. We accept credit and debit card, cash and cheque. You can call our Registration Desk on (506) 453-4646 to pay by card, or you can visit us at:

UNB College of Extended Learning
Wu Centre
6 Duffie Drive, Room 215 (2nd floor)
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3

Cheques should be made payable to the "University of New Brunswick".

3. I am having a hard time filling out the online payment. What should I do?

Learn more about how to complete our online payment and registration system.

If you are still having trouble, feel free to contact us at (506) 458-7259 or musicamp@unb.ca

4. Are there scholarships available?

A limited number of scholarships are available for students in financial need. Parents wishing to obtain a scholarship should initially contact us on (506) 458-7259 or musicamp@unb.ca.

5. We’re not from the Fredericton area. Can my child stay in residence?

Yes! We offer students who are 12 and older the option to stay in residence on UNB Campus. Students electing to stay in the university residence are supervised by camp staff on a 24-hour basis and are provided food at the campus dining hall. Fun group activities like movie nights, concerts and game nights are organized each evening after dinner.

Staying in residence is an additional $240, and includes food for the week and all activities that take place during the evenings.

Fee: $240.00
Residence: MacKenzie House

6. We had something come up, and my child can no longer attend camp. Can we get a refund?

Participants wishing to withdraw from a music camp must do so in writing by emailing musicamp@unb.ca.

  • Refund requests made more than 3 weeks (21 days) before camp start date are eligible for a full refund minus $25 administration fee.
  • Refund requests made 21 days or less before camp start date are eligible for a 50% refund.
  • Withdrawal on camp start date or after: no refunds except for medical reasons. All medical requests must be made in writing and be fully supported and documented by a practicing medical physician with the Medical Association.

7. What is a day at camp like?

The following is a sample of last year’s schedule:

  • 7:30 a.m. - Breakfast (Residence Campers)
  • 8:30 a.m. - Drop off (non-Residence Campers)
  • 9:00 a.m. - Masterclass/Chamber Music
  • 10:15 a.m. - Break
  • 10:30 a.m. - Orchestra/Band
  • 12:00 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - Choir
  • 2:00 p.m. - Recreational Elective (i.e. art or soccer)
  • 3:00 p.m. - Orchestra Sectionals/Masterclass/Chamber music
  • 4:00 p.m. - End of Day/ Pick up (non-residence campers)
  • 5:00 p.m. - Dinner (residence campers)
  • 6:00 p.m. - Down time
  • 7:00 p.m. - Camp Group activity/Concerts

8. What do we need to bring to camp?

Students who are not staying in residence should come with:

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Re-fillable water bottle

Everyone should bring:

  • Instrument and all necessary accessories (puck/rosin/mouth pieces/reeds)
  • Any required music
  • Sneakers and appropriate clothing for outdoor activities
  • Sunscreen

Allergies: Please note that due to severe allergies, we cannot allow shellfish and nuts of any kind (including their products, such as peanut butter, etc.) at the camps. Thank you for your cooperation.

9. Where is the camp held?

UNB’s Band Camp, String Camp, and Songwriters Camp will be held at Marshall D’Avray Hall, 10 Mackay Drive, UNB Fredericton Campus.

Youth Strings Camp will be held at Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Campus.

If you are unfamiliar with campus, a campus map is available online.

10. What time is drop off and pick up?

Full day camps (Band, String, and Songwriter Camps) run from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Drop off begins at 8 a.m. and pick up ends at 5 p.m.

Day students (students who are not staying in residence) will provide their own lunch and must be on campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We do encourage these students to attend the evening concerts and activities!

Half-day camps (Youth Strings) runs from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Drop off begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

11. Are there any concerts during music camp?

Faculty and student concerts are held throughout the week and are open to the public.

At the end of the last day of camp (the Friday), there is a final concert that showcases all the hard work campers have been doing throughout the week. All parents, family members and friends are welcome to attend.

12. Is there anything else I should know?

The camp reserves the right to expel campers for violations of camp rules without refund of camp fees. The camp cannot be held responsible for loss, damage, or theft of any personal belongings.

Learn more

Tel.: (506) 458-7259
musicamp@unb.ca
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