Summer Camp at Music for Life

Signing up your child for summer camp is easy!  Simply pick your favorite camp(s), download the registration form(s), and email them to Ms. Forthun at  

Make-Up Music!
6-8 year old, 9-12 year old, and teen sessions
  • Learn how to make up your own tunes at the piano on the spot.

  • Add simple chords to your tunes and other tunes you know.

  • Learn how to write out tunes using music software, then play them back or print out professional-looking sheet music.

  • Reinforce basic music skills like five-finger patterns, scales, chords, and rhythms.

  • Enjoy lots of games, singing, treats, prizes, and fun!

  • Participants receive a sturdy folder with supporting materials. 

  • Previous piano study required.


Teen session:               June 15-19, 2015

6-8 year old session:    June 22-26, 2015

9-12 year old session:  July 13-17, 2015


All sessions:                 Monday through Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Tuition:                         $75 per participant

Summer Cycle of Seasons Camp
3-5 years old
  • Music fun for young children with Musikgarten!

  • Nature-themed focus on general music, not a single instrument.

  • Sing, learn simple dances, play rhythm instruments.

  • Act out and hear stories, learn nature poems.

  • Learn about animals and their sounds.

  • Explore and aurally discriminate between nature sounds.

  • Learn and play rhythm and pitch patterns.

  • Active and engaging for this age group!

  • No previous music study needed.

  • Parents are welcome to stay and participate, if desired.


Ages:              3-5 year olds

Camp dates:  July 6-10, 2015

Times:            Monday through Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Tuition:           $75 per child

Music Makers: At the Keyboard
6-8 year old, 9-12 year old, and teen sessions
  • Try out piano for the first time with the Musikgarten method!

  • Sing, learn dances, drum to music. 

  • Learn simple chords at the piano.

  • Accompany singing with chords.

  • Learn to recognize simple rhythms by ear and in notation.

  • Start to read pitches going up and down.

  • Enjoy games, treats, fun!

  • Participants receive a workbook and CD.

  • No previous piano study required.


Ages:     5 ½-7 year olds

Dates:    June 29-July 3, 2015

Times:   Monday through Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Tuition:  $75 per child

Download your camp registration forms here