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Did you know? NMC Members get 20% off Camps!

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*Discount is applied to the regular price and cannot be combined with other offers.

Stay tuned for details on Calgary's favourite music camp for youth next spring and summer!

National Music Centre's one-week camps at Studio Bell are great for kids ages 9-12 who love music, with a focus on learning to play musical instruments and performing as a group.

Photos by Brianna Ross.

NMC's Approach

Our summer camps put expression and exploration above accuracy and technicality, giving kids more freedom than a traditional music class.

The most valuable life skills come from the collaborative component of playing in a group:

  • When you work as a team in a non-competitive environment, to produce music, you plant seeds of future collaborative skills that can translate into many life experiences, influencing how you work with and relate to other people.
  • Knowing how to accompany other musicians in a supportive and listening manner can help prepare you for conversations throughout your life that require you to develop patience and understanding. The connections that you make on a stage can help you assert your own voice as well as genuinely listen to others.

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*NMC has a fleet of acoustic and electric guitars, basses, keyboards, drums, ukuleles and some miscellaneous instruments in between! If your instrument of choice is particularly niche, or is a wind instrument of any kind, we recommend that you bring it with you.