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Centre for Musical Arts

Music camps

We provide a fun, creative, and supportive environment with time for recreation and socialising so that you can make friends for life while heightening your confidence and creativity. Our award-winning instructors come from around the globe excited to broaden your musical horizons. With an emphasis on developing your teamwork and enhancing your performance skills, we are determined to bring your music skills to the next level and cultivate your life skills.

Summer 2024

We had a great time at Youth String camp 2023, and we can’t wait to see everyone back again for our summer camps in 2024. We have big plans, so whether you're interested in learning a new instrument, writing your own songs, or simply learning to experience music and sound in new ways, we’ll have a camp experience for you. Sign up for our mailing list to be the first to know about what we have to offer.

Financial aid and scholarships

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

Parent information

Once you have completed the process, you will immediately receive an automated email confirmation.

If you are having trouble, please contact us at (506) 458-7259 or

Camps will be held on the UNB Fredericton Campus, either at Marshall d'Avary Hall or Memorial Hall. Please check the individual camp pages for exact room numbers.

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First day

Every day

  • Lunch and snacks (no nut or shellfish products)
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Instrument and all necessary accessories (puck/rosin/mouthpieces/reeds)
  • Any required music
  • Sneakers and appropriate clothing
  • Sunscreen

Some camp-specific items (instrument, laptop, etc.) are required for different camps. These items are listed in each camp description. If you need to rent an instrument for camp (free of charge), please let us know in your registration form.

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. Parents must inform staff if their child has any special dietary restrictions or health concerns.

Schedules will vary from camp to camp, but here is a general schedule:

  • 7:45 to 9 a.m. | drop off
  • 9 a.m. | instruction
  • 10:15 a.m. | break (outside)
  • 10:30 a.m. | instruction
  • 12 p.m. | lunch
  • 1 p.m. | instruction
  • 2:30 p.m. | break (outside)
  • 3:45 p.m. | instruction
  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. | pick up

During summer camps, drop-off and pick-up will take place in front of either Memorial Hall or Marshall d"Avray Hall on the UNB Fredericton Campus. Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an hour lunch break, as well as a morning and afternoon break of approximately 15 minutes.

Important: If there is any reason why you need to drop your child off earlier or pick them up later, we must be notified beforehand, and we will try to make arrangements.

Drop-off time is between 7:45 to 9 a.m.

Our camp staff will meet you there to get your children signed in. Please allow for extra time at drop-off on the first day.

If you are running late or your child will not be attending camp on a certain day, please call 506-458-7259 and let us know. If you arrive late, please stay outside in the drop-off area and call 506-458-7259 and someone will come out to meet you.

Pick-up time for children is between 4 to 5 p.m.

Pick-up will occur at the same location as drop-off. Please make sure to sign your children out at the end of the day.

If you need to sign your children out early, call us at 506-458-7259 when you arrive and a staff member will bring them out to you.

There is a $10 late pick-up fee for any time after 5 p.m. (within the first 30 minutes) and $10 for every half hour after.

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

Participants wishing to withdraw from a music camp must do so in writing by emailing

  • Refund requests made more than three weeks (21 days) before the camp start date are eligible for a full refund, minus a $50 administration fee.
  • Refund requests made 20 days or less before the camp start date are eligible for a 50% refund.
  • Withdrawal on the 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.

Important: If public health restrictions are reinstated that prevent us from holding in-person camps, full refunds will be provided.