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Summer Camps

Marylhurst University offers summer camp opportunities designed to immerse young people in the arts.

All day camps are situated on the beautiful Marylhurst campus located 10 minutes south of Portland on Highway 43.

Creative Arts Day Camp
for kids with special needs
July 11 – 14, 2016: ages 5-10
July 18 – 21, 2016: ages 11-17

The Creative Arts Day Camp for children with or without special needs is a one-week, half-day program where children have access to creative arts therapists. Campers will participate in projects that reinforce the ideal of achieving one's maximum potential in a friendly and adaptive environment that fosters success through a variety of activities including: music therapy, art therapy, dance and movement therapy, and creative role play. Cost: $170 includes all activities and camp t-shirt. Scholarships are available. For more information and to register, visit

Marylhurst Choir Camp
For high school and community college students
August 1 – 5, 2016

This summer camp is a concentrated musical experience designed specifically for enthusiastic, committed high school and community college singers. Performance opportunities in large and small ensembles will challenge students at their personal level. Ensembles will be coached and rehearsed by outstanding guest conductors with a national reputation. Students may participate in recitals and masterclasses, receive private lessons from our professional staff for an additional fee, and enroll in elective courses such as Choral Conducting, Vocal Jazz Technique, Composing for Video Games, and more. Cost: $150 includes all music, course tuition (excluding private lessons), lunch each day and camp t-shirt. For more information or to register, visit

Workshop for teen writers and artists

This immensely popular summer workshop will happen this summer, though not on the Marylhurst campus. In 2016, the host will be the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland, and your favorite Marylhurst faculty will continue to be involved. Watch their website -- -- for further details. 

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