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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.

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. 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.

student playing flute at interlochen arts camp

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

Upcoming Arts Camp Concerts & Events
All Concerts & Events

Music, Camp Student, Featured Artist

World Youth Symphony Orchestra: Delyana Lazarova conducts Brahms and Britten

Sunday, June 30, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Kresge Auditorium Adult $28; Child - College $21


Music, Camp Student

Interlochen "Collage"

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Kresge Auditorium Adult $36; Child - College $21


Theatre, Camp Student

"Wonderful Town"

Thursday, August 1, 2024 - 7 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium Adult: $36; Child through College: $21

Arts Camp News & Features

Carrie Ott-Holland and Lauren Braun
From art to innovation: Interlochen alumni tap creative skills in STEM careers

Alumni Lauren Braun, Heather Dion, and Carrie Ott-Holland share how the capacities they honed through arts education apply to their current careers—and how the arts continue to play a meaningful role in their lives.

Andrew Martin Smith, Cynthia Van Maanen, and Jamie Leigh Sampson
Interlochen composition faculty members contribute to orchestral work celebrating the solar system

The composition features nine planet-inspired movements—including compositions by Cynthia van Maanen, Andrew Martin Smith, and Jamie Leigh Sampson.

A student with short hair and dark eyes smiles into the camera near a pot of orchids.
Interlochen Online student wins Oxford Flash Fiction New Voice Prize

Yossi Eun-Chong Rosen, 15, competed against writers of all ages from around the world.

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.