Summer Band Camp

Band camp membersJoin middle school and high school musicians for the annual Central Methodist University Summer Band Camp, July 9-11. Applications to Summer Band Camp are due June 12.

Camp is open to students in grades 7-12. Students will participate in band, fun music activities, and sessions with experienced professional musicians. Clinicians will consist of university professors and outstanding high school and middle school band directors.

Students will be housed in CMU residence halls and will be supervised by CMU music education students and residential life staff. Meals will be served in the Bergsten Dining Hall on campus and rehearsals and activities will be held in various locations across campus including Classic Hall and the Swinney Conservatory of Music.


Resident Students: $230

Covers tuition, instruction, insurance, pool fee, T-shirt, room and board.

Commuter Students: $200

Covers meals, tuition, instruction, insurance, pool fee, & T-shirt.

Camp Times

Campers should plan to check-in on Tuesday, July 9 between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m at Linn Memorial Church. The first all-camp meeting is at 2:00 p.m. Camp activities on Tuesday and Wednesday nights will run until 9:00 p.m.

The grand finale Band Concert will be held at 10:30 on Thursday morning in Puckett Field House.

What to Bring

All Students

  • Your instrument and appropriate supplies.
  • A prepared chromatic scale and one other scale.
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes. For the closing concert you will need nice shorts or pants to wear with your camp T-shirt.
  • You will need: 2 sheets, pillow with pillow case, blanket, towels, washcloth, shower shoes, and any additional toiletries such as soap, deodorants, toothpaste/brush, shampoo, etc.
  • Please bring an umbrella in case of inclement weather.
  • $1’s and $5’s for snack machines

Registration & Payment

Registration online must be made with full payment.

Register today


If your school’s booster club is assisting with tuition, please print the paper application, fill it out and submit it with a check or money order by mail.

Paper applications and checks can be mailed to:

Paper Application

Lynette Beeler
attn: CMU Summer Band Camp
411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248