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Keeping kids social, creative, and engaged in music all summer long!
Summer Music Camps for Kids & Teens
Turn up the music this summer with Merit School of Music’s line-up of camps, classes, and ensembles!
With options for all ages, instruments, and experience levels, summer at Merit is a great way for kids and teens to stay social and creative while school is out.
Your child will have the chance to study with some of the best music educators in the region while having fun and making friends with young music lovers from across Chicagoland.
Summer 2023 may be over, but there's always something going on at Merit!
Wondering If Merit Is the Right Fit?
Here’s why music lovers of all ages and experience levels choose us.
The Best Music Teachers in Chicago
Merit’s passionate and highly experienced teaching artists are some of the best in the region. Parents and students alike say their teachers are what they enjoy and appreciate most about their Merit education.
Jumpstart a New Instrument
Summer is a particularly great time for beginners to pick up an instrument since they aren’t contending with school and homework. Beginners have the time to build strong practice habits and Merit’s fun, supportive environment boosts excitement for their newfound talent.
Prevent Learning Loss & Enhance Skills
For more experienced musicians, continuing music instruction over the summer prevents them from losing the gains they made with their instruments or voice during the school year. They can also build new skills and get creative with their music-making.
Have Fun & Make New Friends
For both new and experienced musicians, a relaxed summer can mean having more fun with music while making friends with young musicians from across Chicagoland.
Keep the Music Going!
Summer may be over, but the music never stops at Merit School of Music.
Don't Miss Out On Summer!
Secure your spot today to start making lifelong memories and learning new skills.