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Why Interlochen Arts Camp

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

Campers experience all the fun of summer — 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). Six-week programs are available for ALL age groups, four-week sessions are available for grades 3-6, three-week sessions are available for grades 6-12, two-week sessions are available to grades 3-6, 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.

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Create Art Alongside Adventure

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

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Learn, Create, and Perform

You’ll spend your days practicing your art, or stretching your creativity by trying new opportunities at one of the best summer camps for the arts. You'll explore interests and experience adventures outside of your arts discipline in an amazing environment. And you’ll do it surrounded by exceptional instructors and talented friends who will cheer you on. 

Roasting marshmellows during Interlochen Arts Camp

Explore the 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


students from around the world attend Arts Camp every summer


ratio of adult faculty and staff members to students


Arts Camp alumni form an incredible global network

Arts Camp News & Features

Large logo for YoungArts, with tagline The National Foundation for the Advancement of Artists
The 2024 YoungArts award winners have been announced—and almost a hundred of them have been to Interlochen.

19 current and former Interlochen Arts Academy students, 68 Interlochen Arts Camp alumni, and 4 Interlochen Online participants were honored in one of the nation’s leading competitions for young artists.

A group of Grammy Award trophies
Interlochen alumni selected as 2024 Grammy Award nominees

More than 70 Arts Camp and Arts Academy alumni received nominations across 14 award categories, including Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album, Best Musical Theater Album, and Best Folk Album.

Jaime Rosenstein as Nessarose, Carla Stickler as Elphaba, and Sheila Karls
For good: Interlochen alumni reflect on the 20th anniversary of ‘Wicked’

From Carla Stickler as Elphaba to Jaime Rosenstein as Nessarose, former Broadway and national tour cast members share their memories of the Tony Award-winning musical.

See what you can experience at Interlochen.

Come to a place where creatives thrive—and see how your unique journey unfolds. Request more information or apply to Interlochen Arts Camp today.