Chicago Children's Music Camps

Summer is a great time for your kids to continue their interest in music, or learn something new. The following locations offer Music Camps in the Chicago and Chicago suburban areas.

Note: This 2020 Summer Camp Guide is our regular annual Summer Camp Guide, and we are working hard to keep information up-to-date. However, information is changing rapidly and often, so please contact camps to get the most current information on their offerings and operating status.

To find Virtual Camps, please visit our special 2020 Virtual Camp Guide.

Featured Listings

Summer Jam at Merry Music Makers

3759 N. Ravenswood Ave. Suite 119, Chicago,
Designed to introduce children ages 3 to 8 to the world of sound, Summer Jam is a hands-on enriching, fun, educational experience that inspires a love of music in young children.

Bach to Rock (In-Person and Virtual)

Three locations, Arlington Heights, Naperville, and Northbrook,
Young music lovers will love Bach to Rock's amazing summer camp programs! Always a hit with both kids and parents, no experience necessary.

Arlington Heights School of Rock

17 E Campbell, Arlington Heights,
School of Rock Arlington Heights is the fastest growing, largest music school in the Chicagoland Northwest suburbs. We teach guitar, vocals, ukulele, bass, drums, sax, and keyboards. We offer weekly private lessons, beginner group instrument classes, and school break camps and workshops.

Music House, School of Performing Arts - Going Virtual

Two Locations, Chicago,
Take the stage this summer at Music House Performing Arts Camp. Campers are encouraged to create, explore, and let out their inner artist through dance, music, visual arts, and rock band. No experience necessary!

School of Rock Glenbrook: In-person and Virtual

3139 Dundee Rd., Northbrook,
School of Rock Glenbrook's music camps offer a wide selection of various music experiences. From beginner music camps to intermediate and advanced sessions, our music camps will get your child rocking this summer.

A. Konishi Piano Academy- Introduction to Piano and Theory
5141 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
We are excited to offer weeklong sessions of music camp this summer! Small student to teacher ratio, experienced instructors......

Allegro Music Academy Summer Camp
315 Canal St., Lemont
Allegro’s Summer Camps are a great way to try something new or dig deeper into your current passion. All of our camps are lots......

American Music Institute Summer Camp
40 South Clay Street, Hinsdale
The AMI Summer Music Camp is a day camp open to all students of all instruments, ages 5 - 18 years old. Instruments including......

DayJams Rock Music Day Camp
Des Plaines and Winnetka
Live your Rock Star Dreams this summer at DayJams, America's original Rock Music Day Camp for kids age 8-15. Learn from......

Girls Rock! Chicago - Going Virtual
1443 N. Ogden Ave., Chicago
Girls Rock! Chicago will host two week-long virtual sessions of rock camp for girls, trans (of any identity), and gender......

Hyde Park Allegro Music Camp
5303 South Drexel Avenue, Chicago
HPAMC is held at the beautiful Logan Center for the Arts. Camp focuses on instrument mini lesson workshops (students choose up......

Irish Music School of Chicago
4626 N Knox Ave., Chicago
The Irish Music School of Chicago’s Francis O'Neill Irish Arts Week Kids Day Camp provides a unique learning opportunity by......

Kindermusik Adventures Summer Classes
Inspire your child's love of learning in our delightfully engaging summer sessions. Best of all, every one of our summer camp......

Music Institute of Chicago
Summer is a great time to explore a new musical interest or focus more intently on skills developed throughout the regular......

Musical Chairs Studio
2124 W Lawrence Ave., Chicago
Enrich your child’s summer with Music. Programs for ages 4-13. Weeklong and Day camps available as well as early childhood......

Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
Music, art, theater, dance, and more, all specifically crafted for 4 – 15 year olds Our Summer Camps offer enriching......

The Rock House Summer Camp
Two Locations, Glenview and Wilmette
See what it's like to work in a full-time band in a week-long intensive for young musicians. Featuring a student showcase at......

School of Rock Chicago
3254 N. Lincoln Ave. , Chicago
School of Rock Summer Camps are a great opportunity to dive into the world of rock, or sharpen your skills! We offer 5 and 10......

School of Rock Naperville
220 N. Washington St., Naperville
In just one week at the Naperville School of Rock, your kid can join a band, learn to rock AND perform at a local music......

Scratch DJ Academy - Kids DJ Summer Camp
4001 N. Ravenswood Ave. Ste. 101, Chicago
Unleash your kids’ inner rock star with our 5-day DJ 101 summer camps! Our interactive 5 day camps will have your camper......

Sparkling Art Piano Art & Music Camp
1540 W Fullerton Avenue, Chicago
Sparkling Art Piano will be hosting a week-long art and music summer camp located at the studio and occasionally at nearby......

Suzuki Summer String Camp at Columbia College Chicago
1312 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
The Suzuki Summer String Camp is proud to offer fun and innovative classes that will keep your child motivated and engaged in......

UpBeat Summer Music Camp
4318 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago
UpBeat music camps provide youth (ages 7-17) with a fun and inspirational environment for learning and recreation. Our goal is......

Vocal Arts Academy at Lake Forest College
555 N Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest
The Vocal Arts Academy focuses on developing the "complete singer." Students will have classes on vocal technique, stage......