Have a Great Summer at Webster in 2024!

Our camps provide your child with a fun and educational experience every summer. There's something for everyone 鈥 from dance to chess, to sports, science and other activities. Programs are offered for young children and teens, with a few options for adults. All of the Summer at Webster camps are planned, coordinated and executed by the different schools and colleges at Webster or Webster-affiliated groups.

Art

Student working on software program at a computer.

Illustration Design Camp: From Static to Moving Images

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages 14-18

In this intensive and hands-on program, you'll learn the art of transforming static illustrations into captivating graphic design and motion masterpieces through Adobe programs.

Illustration Design Camp Info

Athletics

Basketball player in yellow prepares to shoot basket

Nike Girls Complete Skills Basketball Camp

June 9-11, 1 p.m.-11:30 a.m.

Girls, Ages 10-18

Overnight or Extended Day: Sun. 1-9 p.m.; Mon. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tues. 9-11:30 a.m.

Girls playing a volleyball game in the gym.

Nike Volleyball All-Skills Camps

June 23-25 and/or July 14-16

Girls, Ages 12-18

Improve fundamental skills including passing, setting, serving, attacking, blocking and individual defense. Commuter and overnight camp options available.

Faculty Name

Nike Girls Post and Perimeter Basketball Camp

July 7-9, 1 p.m.-11:30 a.m.

Girls, Ages 10-18

Overnight or Extended Day: Sun. 1-9 p.m.; Mon. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tues. 9-11:30 a.m.

One girl spikes the ball over the net in a volleyball game.

Nike Volleyball Elite Camp

July 16-17

Girls, Ages 15-18

This intense, challenging program stresses position play, advanced team techniques, physical conditioning and a higher level of competitive play. Commuter and overnight camp options available.

Student pikes the volleyball in the middle of a game.

Nike Volleyball Defense Clinic

July 25, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

Student volleys the ball in the midst of a game in the gym.

Nike Volleyball Setting Clinic

July 25, 2-4:30 p.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

A girl prepares to serve during a volleyball game.

Nike Volleyball Serving and Passing Clinic

July 26, 9-11:30 a.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

A girl spikes a volleyball over the net.

Nike Volleyball Hitting Clinic

July 26, 12:30-3 p.m.

Girls, Ages 12-18

Chess

Chess pieces on a board

SPICE Summer Chess Camp

June 18-21 and Aug. 6-9, 9 a.m.-Noon or 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ages 5-15

The SPICE Chess Summer Camp is a fun way to introduce chess to newcomers of the game, as well as deepen the understanding of the game for intermediate or advanced players.

SPICE Chess Camp Info

Dance

Dancers practicing aerial dance

Senior Summer Dance Intensive

July 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ages 14-adult

Five-day technical and artistic dance intensive in multiple styles (on-campus housing is available).

Dance Info

Dancers practicing ballet

Junior Summer Dance Intensive

July 29-Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ages 10-14

Four-day intensive week of dance training with faculty and professional artists from the region.

Dance Info

Media Arts

A students uses a stylus to create an animated figure on a tablet.

Animation Camp

June 10-14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ages 14-18

Explore basic principles of animation through hands-on experiences using a variety of media 鈥 including pencil, paper and stop-motion materials. All skill/experience levels welcome.

Animation Camp Info

Game design students at computer stations

Game Design Camp

June 10-14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ages 14-18

Learn to design and develop video games using a variety of tools and software. All skill/experience levels welcome.

Game Design Camp Info

Students set up a camera for a film shot on a porch.

Film, TV and Video Production Camp

June 24-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ages 14-18

Learn about the various jobs on a film set and will actively participate in creating a short film. All skill/experience levels welcome.

Production Camp Info

Audio production equipment

Sound Recording Camp

June 24-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ages 14-18

Access Webster's world-class recording studio with a tour, record a live band and learn digital audio basics and multitrack mixing.

Sound recording Camp Info

Music at Webster

Jazz camp student playing instrument

Jazz Camp

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ages 14-adult

Study with well-known performers and educators in master classes, combo rehearsals and improvisation classes.

Jazz Camp Info

middle-school student playing piano

Classical Piano Camp

July 15-19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages 11-18

Study with daily private lessons, master classes, interactive sessions and faculty recitals.

Classical Piano Camp Info

Music with Community Music School

Kindermusik kids playing together.

Kindermusik庐 Family Camp

May 30-July 10, weekly

Ages 6 mo.-5

In Kindermusik庐 camp, parents and children will play, learn, sing, dance, create and share in the fun of making music together.

Community Music School Camp Info

A teacher explains songwriting to students gathered around a piano.

Pop Songwriting Camp

June 3-7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages 14-18

This camp includes daily songwriting technique lessons, co-writing sessions with peers coached by camp faculty, feedback sessions with camp faculty and peers, and a culminating concert.

Community Music School Camp Info

Students playing flutes.

Flute Camp

June 3-7, 2-5 p.m.

Ages 12-18

This program includes warm-up exercises, tone, intonation and breathing techniques, and nationally-renown guest flutists.

Community Music School Camp Info

Boys playing the bass.

String Orchestra Camp

June 10-14, 9 a.m.-Noon

Ages 7-18

Students participate daily in full string orchestra rehearsals, sectionals and master classes/special presentations.

Community Music School Camp Info

Child playing cello and another child playing violin

Chamber Music Encounter

June 10-14, 1-5 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Professional chamber musicians will coach trios, quartets, and quintets in this wonderful music form where compositions are performed by and written for one player for each part.

Community Music School Camp Info

Student band playing instruments together.

Band Camp

June 24-28, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Participate in ensembles, master classes and special events while learning important practice and audition preparation techniques.

Community Music School Camp Info

Two boys reviewing a music composition.

Summer Composition Intensive

July 8-19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Work is in groups according to experience level 鈥 from those needing the basics of notation, transposition and scoring, to students with prior composing experience.

Community Music School Camp Info

Boys playing bari-saxophone

Saxophone Summer Intensive

July 15-19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Perform in a variety of saxophone-centric ensembles. Masterclasses will discuss and apply topics like technique, performance within ensembles, and other key aspects.

Community Music School Camp Info

Science and Health

Nursing campers practicing in simulation lab.

Explorations in Nursing and Health Care

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages 14-18

Embark on a journey into the dynamic world of health care with our immersive camp led by doctoral-prepared faculty and experts in nursing and psychology. Nursing faculty members have worked in a variety of nursing specialties and health care settings, including emergency, critical care, maternity, mental health, geriatrics and many more.

Nursing Camp Info

Professor looks on as student prepares a culture to detect a phage.

Phage Camp

July 22-26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages 14-18

Join us for a week of scientific research as we examine the huge world of phage viruses. Study virology and microbiology, mentored by active college professors.

Phage Camp Info

Summer at Webster

Media Coverage

Webster professors Matthew Burton and Josh Johnson sat with FOX 2 St. Louis to talk about the Media Arts summer camps offered in June 2023. Learn more about the film, television and video productions camps the School of Communications offers in the summer.

List of Camp Offerings

2024 Dates Category Camp/Intensive/Institute Ages
May 30-July 10, weekly Music (CMS) Kindermusik庐 Family Camp 6 mo.- 5
June 3-7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Music (CMS) Popular Songwriting Camp 14-18
June 3-7, 2-5 p.m. Music (CMS) Flute Camp 12-18
June 9-11 Athletics Nike Girls Complete Skills Basketball Camp Girls, 10-18
June 10-14, 9 a.m.-Noon Music (CMS) String Orchestra Camp 7-18
June 10-14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Media Arts Animation Camp 14-18
June 10-14, 1-5 p.m. Music (CMS) Chamber Music Encounter 12-18
June 10-14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Media Arts Game Design Camp 14-18
June 18-21, 9 a.m.-Noon or 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Chess SPICE Summer Camp 5-15
June 23-25 Athletics Nike Volleyball All-Skills Camps Girls, 12-18
June 24-28, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Music (CMS) Band Camp 12-18
June 24-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Media Arts Film, TV and Video Production Camp 14-18
June 24-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Media Arts Sound Recording Camp 14-18
July 7-9 Athletics Nike Girls Post and Perimeter Basketball Camp Girls, 10-18
July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Art Illustration Design Camp 14-18
July 8-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Music Jazz Camp 14-plus
July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Science and Health Nursing Camp 14-18
July 8-19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Music (CMS) Summer Composition Intensive 12-18
July 14-16 Athletics Nike Volleyball All-Skills Camps 12-18
July 15-19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Music Classical Piano Camp 11-18
July 15-19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Music (CMS) Saxophone Summer Intensive 12-18
July 16-17 Athletics Nike Volleyball Elite Camp Girls, 15-18
July 22-26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Science and Health Phage Camp 14-18
July 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dance Senior Dance Intensive 14-Adult
July 25, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Athletics Nike Volleyball Defense Clinic Girls, 12-18
July 25, 2-4:30 p.m. Athletics Nike Volleyball Setting Clinic Girls, 12-18
July 26, 9-11:30 a.m. Athletics Nike Volleyball Serving and Passing Clinic Girls, 12-18
July 26, 12:30-3 p.m. Athletics Nike Volleyball Hitting Clinic Girls, 12-18
July 29-Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Dance Junior Dance Intensive 10-14
Aug. 6-9, 9 a.m.-Noon or 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Chess SPICE Summer Camp 5-15

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