Applications for Summer 2024 are now closed. Applications for Summer 2025 open on Sept. 1, 2024.

Why Interlochen Arts Camp

Here, you’ll do what you love best all day long — in the most beautiful place imaginable.

Our students experience all the fun of summer camp — from cabin games and activities to enjoying the sun and exploring the great outdoors — all while practicing, performing, and making art. Perfect your skills and learn new ones alongside soon-to-be lifelong friends.

It’s a Good Place

Hear from Interlochen Arts Camp students as they describe their experience immersed in the arts between two lakes.

Arts Camp Summer 2024 Sessions and Dates

Interlochen Arts Camp offers a variety of session lengths and dates for multiple age ranges (grades 3-12). Two and four-week sessions are available for grades 3-6, six and three-week sessions are available for grades 6-12, and one-week "Intensive" programs are available for grades 9-12.

One-week Intensives (Grades 9-12)

June 15 - June 21

Six-week sessions
(Grades 6-12)

June 23 - Aug. 4

Four-week sessions (Grades 3-6)

June 23 - July 20
July 7 - Aug. 3

Three-week sessions (Grades 6-12)

June 23 - July 13
July 14 - Aug. 4

Two-week sessions (Grades 3-6)

June 23 - July 6
July 7 - July 20
July 21 - Aug. 3

Interlochen Arts Camp Programs

We offer a diverse selection of summer camp programming and education in seven arts disciplines: creative writing, dance, film and new media, interdisciplinary arts, music, theatre, and visual arts. Choose your desired division below to learn more.

interlochen arts camp students running through campus happily

Create Art Alongside Adventure

Bring your curiosity and excitement—and leave with new techniques, lots of life experience, and lasting art camp memories. You’ll find counselors, faculty, and mentors who will provide exceptional instruction and help your talent grow—and you'll feel energized and inspired by young fellow artists from around the world.

student playing flute at interlochen arts camp

Learn, Create, and Perform

Spend your days at art camp practicing your art or stretching your creativity by trying new opportunities at one of the best summer art camp experiences available. Explore your interests and experience adventures outside of your arts discipline in an amazing Michigan lakeside environment. And do it all surrounded by exceptional instructors and other talented kids who will cheer you on.

Roasting marshmellows during Interlochen Arts Camp

The Great Michigan Outdoors

Experience the wonders of nature in environmental studies classes. Enjoy our scenic campus during your free time. Go swimming, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, or sailing on one of our two freshwater lakes—or take on some friendly competition in individual and team sports.

By the Numbers

3,000+

students from around the world attend Arts Camp every summer

1:2

ratio of adult faculty and staff members to students

90,000

Arts Camp alumni form an incredible global network

Upcoming Arts Camp Concerts & Events
All Concerts & Events
Jul
12

Music, Camp Student

Intermediate Voice: Voice Recital

Friday, July 12, 2024 - 2 p.m. ET

Opera Tent FREE, no tickets required

Jul
12

Film & New Media, Camp Student

High School Animation Screening

Friday, July 12, 2024 - 2 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required

Jul
12

Creative Writing, Camp Student

High School Creative Writing Reading #1

Friday, July 12, 2024 - 2 p.m. ET

The Writing House FREE, no tickets required

Arts Camp News & Features

Jessi Woods smiles as she helps cook a Camp meal.
Not just a summer job: After 11 summers at Interlochen Arts Camp, Jessi Woods shares what keeps her coming back

From seeing the Beach Boys in concert to helping students work through homesickness, Woods has seen it all—and she loves her job more than ever.

Gretchen Shope in the summer 2023 Musical Theatre Showcase
Arts Camp alumna Gretchen Shope wins 2024 Jimmy Award

Shope received the Best Performance by an Actress award after performing songs from ‘Alice by Heart’ and ‘Funny Girl’ live for a panel of musical theatre luminaries.

Popular music students perform at the summer 2023 "Collage"
Interlochen Arts Camp to celebrate the vibrancy of the arts with summer 2024 performance of “Collage”

An Arts Camp tradition since 1993, “Collage” unites young artists from all seven of the Camp’s artistic disciplines in a dynamic multidisciplinary sampler.

Dive deeper into Interlochen Arts Camp with a free digital viewbook

Camp 2024 Viewbook Graphic

In our free informational booklet, you'll learn more about: 

  • Each of our seven arts areas 
  • Various programs 
  • Renowned faculty 
  • A day in the life of a student 
  • How to apply and financial aid information 
  • And more

See what you can experience at Interlochen.

Come to an arts summer camp where creatives thrive—and see how your unique journey unfolds. Request more information or apply to Interlochen Arts Camp today.