Interlochen Arts Academy is still accepting applications for our upcoming academic year, which begins Sept. 5. Limited spots available. Application deadline: Aug. 22, 2022!
Summer Arts Camp
Why Interlochen Arts Camp
Here, you’ll do what you love best all day long — in the most beautiful place imaginable.
Experience all the fun of summer camp — from cabin games to exploring the outdoors — while practicing, performing, and making art. Perfect your skills and learn new ones alongside soon-to-be lifelong friends.
Interlochen Arts Camp Programs
We offer a diverse selection of summer camp programming 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.
Create Art Alongside Adventure
Bring your curiosity and excitement. Leave with new techniques, lots of experience, and lasting memories. You’ll find mentors who will help your talent grow and inspiration from fellow young artists from around the world.
Learn, Create, and Perform
You’ll spend your days practicing your art, or stretching your creativity by trying something new. And you’ll do it surrounded by exceptional instructors and talented friends who will cheer you on.
Explore the Outdoors
Experience the wonders of nature in environmental studies classes. Enjoy our scenic campus during your free time. Go for a relaxing swim or hike, take on some friendly competition in individual and team sports, or even learn to sail.
Josh Groban Reflects on His Interlochen Summers
“I experienced firsthand how life-changing it can be to be surrounded by kids who all have the same passion and vision for the arts. It was something that I desperately needed at that age.”
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
The summer employees, who hail from 16 different countries, bring contagious enthusiasm to jobs all across Interlochen’s campus.
For the Besirli, Chen, and Walker families, summer at Interlochen is a family affair.
As DSO musicians prepare to perform at Interlochen this summer, Interlochen alumni among them recall their formative Arts Camp experiences.