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    Camp Jam: Chicago, IL


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Music
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Camp Jam is the premiere music camp for teenage musicians, offering a variety of high-energy, exciting, professional learning experiences. At Camp Jam, dedicated musicians ages 11-17 are put through the most inspirational, educational, and intensive programs of their young careers. This camp is held at Lake Forest Academy. Find out more!

    Our professional instructors provide the guidance, development, and refinement necessary to foster essential fundamental growth and development. During the sessions, our students are given the once in a lifetime opportunity to be a professional musician in which they will gain hands-on technical experience in critical areas such as digital-audio recording, song-writing, and on-stage performance as well as develop an understanding of the determination and dedication it takes to succeed in the music industry today.

    Core Features:

    Form a Band: Form a band with other musicians of similar age, experience and style.

    Practice Skills: Develop professional practice skills. Learn how to practice like the pros.

    Music Instruction: Receive musical instruction on your instrument(s) from the best.

    Stage Performance: Play on-stage multiple times daily.  Play concerts and dial in your stage performance.

    Music Business: Get familiarized with the music business and how you can achieve your goals.

    Songwriting: Learn how to make your songs unique, memorable and an extension of yourself.

    Recording: Record in a studio and spend time daily in a recording environment.

    Promotion: Learn about fan acquisition and music promotion.

    Open Mic Night: Play an open mic night called our Coffee Shop Night.

    Learn from the Pros: They all started somewhere and love giving back. Learn from the best.

    Programs offered:

    • Day: 9am-4:30pm. Includes core features.
    • Ext. Day: 9am-10pm. Includes core features and Music Video
    • Overnight: Includes housing and meals, core features, and Music Video