Registration is now open!

Intermediate Songwriting Program

If you are entering grades 5-8 and have already started writing and performing your own songs or just want to learn how to get started, then we invite you to join us this summer for our brand new SONGWRITING PROGRAM! Learn what you need to know to become a Singer-Songwriter!

Program Length

2 weeks


Session A: June 21 - July 2


10:00 am - 2:15 pm (lunch break from 12:15 - 1:15)

Age Range

Entering grades 5-8 in the fall

Registration Fee





In this brand new program campers will be guided by professional songwriters in the Art of Songwriting. Working in small groups, each camper will take part in the process of creating an original song which will be performed at our final concert!


All classes will be conducted on online.


Students will be coached in small group to perform their original song. In order to appear in the Final Concert, your child will need to record their part on their home device and email it to the camp. Their camp teacher will guide them through this process.


  • Entering grades 5-8 in the fall.
  • Has been singing, playing guitar or piano for at least 1 year.
  • Both campers with songwriting experience and little or no experience are welcome to enroll in this program.
  • All applicants who meet the above requirements may enroll in the Camp.


DAILY SCHEDULE (10:00 A.M. - 2:15 P.M.)

10:00 - 11:00

Campers learn how to go about writing the lyrics to a song.

11:15 - 12:15

Campers are grouped together by level to collaborate on writing a song - coached by our professional faculty.

12:15 - 1:15


1:15 - 2:15

Garage Band & More using a free music writing and recording program, campers learn or get better at using this technology.

2:30 - 3:30

OPTIONAL CLASSES (separate fees apply)
Exploring Your Voice & Movement: Learn how to connect relaxed body motions can improve your vocal technique. -- based on the Alexander Technique.
Private Instruction: Individual lessons with the Camp faculty!


Private lessons given by our camp staff may be scheduled after regular dismissal. The lessons are one hour long and all of the instructors are part of our camp faculty. The classes are held daily except for the last day of the session. When you register, you can select the day that you want. The camp cannot re-schedule a missed private lesson.


On the Home Page, Click on the Session and Program that you are interested in. Review the Program Description, including the Daily Schedule to learn about the classes offered. If your program has 2 or 3 different tracks, make sure you know which track you want before you register. Most of the time, the track is related to your child's instrument. Make sure you know the e-mail address of your music teacher. Decide if you want to add an optional class and/or a private lesson for an additional fee. Follow these steps to Register:

  • Click on the "Register Here" Link for the Track that applies to you on the bottom of the Page of the Program you select . The Link will take you to the Session Selection Page and the Cart for your Program. There is no need to filter or search for your Program on the Session Selection Page as long as you used the correct "Register Here" Link for your specific Program. Click on "View more details" to see the details for your Session.
  • On the Session Selection Page, Click on the "ADD TO CART" Link for your Program. Make sure the Program Name and Track are correct. Your Program will automatically move into "YOUR SHOPPING CART". Click on the CONTINUE Link in the Shopping Cart, which will take you to the Registration Information Page where you can begin the registration process.
  • Complete the following information to Register.
    • Section 1: Enter Your Email Address and Click "NEXT". Please review and accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Click NEXT.
    • Section 2: Enter Participants & Options. Complete the required Participant Information. "Session Options" for your program will be pre-selected. Additional classes offered appear as "Optional Classes" and may be selected by checking the appropriate Box or Boxes. Click CONTINUE.
    • Section 3: Please complete the Registration Forms, including the Waivers and Agreements, and sign your Digital Signature. Click "CONTINUE TO CART".
  • Review Cart & Check out. Review the accuracy of the "ORDER DETAILS" and "CHECK OUT". Select "Pay $0.00 now", and then Pay Balance manually. PLEASE DO NOT PAY USING THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM during CHECK OUT.
  • Click COMPLETE and you will receive a Confirmation E-mail with the details of your Order.
  • Payment should be made only from the Home Page of the Website. After you complete the registration process and receive your Confirmation e-Mail--return to the Home Page. In the upper right hand corner is a "Pay Here" button. The University of Miami only accepts credit cards. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your child's place. This includes your $35 non-refundable deposit. There will be NO refunds issued except for a documented medical emergency. All balances must be paid in full by June 1.
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your payment has been processed.
  • If you have any questions about the Camp and the Programs offered or How to Apply, please e-mail the Camp at or call 305-498-4925.

Register Here (select the Track that applies to you):