Become a Student at America's Camp

Join Us!

for the 2020 Music for All Summer Symposium

June 22-27, 2020

Leadership Weekend: June 20-21

Ball State University

Join us for the nation’s most exciting summer music camp for band and orchestra students! The Music for All Summer Symposium is for high school band and orchestra students, with outstanding learning experiences for students of all levels of experience, in a wide range of areas of interest. Click on the Division below to learn more.

See Scholarship Opportunities here.

Get on the Bus


Student Divisions at America's Camp

Color Guard

Color Guard

The curriculum provides time with leading instructors and immerses students in hands-on, experiential learning opportunities.

Concert Band

Concert Band

Designed specifically for the high school concert band student, you will have the opportunity to grow as both a musician and individual.


Drum Majors

Drum Majors

For four decades, student leaders and band directors have looked to Bands of America for the latest in marching band performance and leadership training.



The curriculum allows students to participate in an immersive big band experience while taking masterclasses/lessons with world-renowned jazz artists.


Leadership Weekend Experience

Interact with student leaders from across the country at one of the premier two-day leadership programs created specifically for music students.

Marching Band

Marching Band

Learn skills that are applicable to all band programs and we encourage them to take these skills back to their own bands to grow in a positive direction.

Drum Majors

Middle School Concert Band

The Middle School Concert Band Camp offers a week-long, fun, immersive camp experience. Designed from the ground up with the middle school student in mind, students will grow as both musicians and individuals.

Middle School Color Guard

This immersive camp experience for middle school color guard students will be a fun, exciting, and educational week with expert instructors and fellow middle school students from around the country.

Music Production Boot Camp

We've added a Music Production Boot Camp to the Music for All Summer Symposium! Chuck Ainlay, award-winning music producer and Yamaha Artist will be the recording engineer-in-residence.



Develop skills and musicianship working in diverse styles, from classical and jazz to pop and world music.



Hone your craft, by working with some of the current “rock stars” of the Marching, Concert Percussion, and Drum Set World!

Become a Leader!

Spend an inspired, fun weekend with renowned teachers, exciting artists, and fellow campers from across the country, and even from around the world. Enjoy a safe and supportive environment and a real campus-life experience. You’ll not only grow as a musician and performer, you’ll also have a positively life-changing experience.

Leadership is the theme throughout the Symposium week. Kick it all off by adding on the Leadership Weekend Experience for the ultimate summer camp!

Director's Academy

Get on the Bus!

Music for All has developed routes from areas of the country with buses already scheduled to transport students to the Summer Symposium. There is limited room on these buses for students and directors to “Get on the Bus.”

America's Camp, By the Numbers

Total Campers

Students attended 2018 Summer Symposium

Total Directors

Total Parent/Boosters


Students Agree Camp Exceeded Expectations

Schools Participated in 2018 Music for All Summer Symposium


% of Students Who Recommend Camp

States Represented in 2018 Music for All Summer Symposium


% of Students Who Intend to Use What They Learned to Improve Technique

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