North Shore Summer Music Experience Camp

Department of Music

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North Shore Summer Music Experience 2017

All registrations are now closed for our 23rd Anniversary Year! This year's camp is underway and we're having a great time!

For Parents

Please feel free to call Mark Whitlock (218-340-8759) with any issues or questions while your camper is with us.


Any mail sent to campers during camp week may be addressed as follows:                                

(Student’s Name)

c/o Dr. Mark Whitlock

212 Humanities

1201 Ordean Court

University of Minnesota Duluth

Duluth, MN 55812

Camp Schedules & Forms:

Microsoft Office document iconCamper_Confirmation_Letter_2017.doc

PDF iconband_master_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconband_room_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconchoral_master_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconchoral_room_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconpiano_master_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconpiano_room_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconstring_master_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconstring_room_schedule_2017.pdf

PDF iconcampus_map.pdf (PDF)

PDF iconmedical_record_form.pdf

Release of Liability (PDF)

Packing List 2017 (PDF)

Registration Day Schedule 2017 (PDF)

Camp Rules 2017 (PDF)

2016 NSSME

The Northland's Finest Music Camp held on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth!

Choose from one of four camps offered: Band/Jazz, Choral, String, Piano

Facilities & Activities

* On-campus residence housing (maximum double occupancy)

* Meals served in the Kirby Student Dining Center

* Around-the-clock supervision by counselors

* Daytime health services available

* Planned evening recreation activities

* Closing concert/awards ceremony for students, parents/guardians, counselors and instructors

* Opportunities for private lessons

* Electives offered in:

-Music Theory


-College Music Preparations

**Students enrolling in the Choral, String and Band Camps will be assigned to the various ensembles by age and experience.

Registration Details

* Registrations will open by mid-March 2017

* Registration Deadline is June 14, 2017. Payment in full must be received by June 18, 2017

* Your $75 non-refundable deposit will hold your spot for this year's music camp

* Information packets will be sent to registrants prior to start of camp

* Register Here Today!


Scholarship money is available for students desiring financial assistance. Please contact the camp director or camp administrator for further information. Funds are limited and will be dispersed on a first-come first-served basis. Scholarships will not be awarded unless the $75 non-refundable deposit has been submitted.

Tax Credit

The 1998 Take Credit for Learning Program offers a tax credit and/or deduction to parents who participate in summer camps where the focus is in the Academics or Fine Arts. For more information please contact the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Camp Fees

* Resident Fee: $489.00 (stay on campus) includes registration, housing, all meals and recreation

* Non-Resident Fee: $259.00 (commuter) includes registration and recreation


Dr. Mark Whitlock, Camp Director
University of Minnesota Duluth
Department of Music
231 Humanities
Duluth, MN 55812

Please Mail Payments & Registrations To:

(Your $75 non-refundable deposit will hold your spot)

(Your $75 non-refundable deposit is required prior to scholarship consideration)

Dee Charles, Camp Administrator
UMD Department of Music
31 W College Street
Chester Park #206
Duluth, MN 55812
Fax: 218-726-6824