Top Music and Performing Arts Camps in Victoria

Published Feb 19, 2019 | Updated Oct 31, 2019

Is your child showing an interest in music or the performing arts? If so, here are some great summer camps where they can hone and showcase their talents:

Top Music and Performing Arts Camps in Victoria


Whether your child is looking to build confidence or needs an activity to unleash some, we recommend signing up for a performing arts camp. It really doesn’t matter if your little ones can sing, dance, or act because we are here to help. Who knows - maybe they are a star in the making!


SKAM Studio  

SKAM has offered quality acting courses for children, teens, and adults in Victoria since 1996.

This year's Theatre Camps include Young Fun Drama Camp (ages 5-8), Theatre Camp (ages 9-12), Summer Improv Jam (ages 12-16), Theatre Performance Camps (ages 12-16), and Film Camps (ages 8-11 and 12-15).


Four Seasons Musical Theatre

FSMT day camps provide instruction in the skills of stage acting, singing and dancing. The curriculum will also cover crew responsibilities and how cast and crew work together.

Every child can benefit from learning about expressing themselves, listening to others, moving with intention, and having fun with theatre.


Victoria Conservatory of Music

Aside from top quality instruction in in voice and musical instruments, the VCM Summer Academy offers programs in music theory, a cultural music journey in their World Music Explorers camp, and free Music Therapy camps!  

Programs are offered at both their Downtown and new Westhills locations. 


Ballet Victoria

Ballet Victoria (BV) is Vancouver Island’s most acclaimed professional ballet company. Their summer programs include First Dance Ballet (ages 3-4), Primary Ballet, (ages 4-6). Junior Ballet, Jazz and Tap (ages 6-9), Intermediate Ballet, Jazz, and Tap (ages 9-12), Senior Ballet and Tap (ages 12-15), and Adult Ballet, Tap, and Pilates (ages 15+).


Kaleidoscope Theatre

At Kaleidoscope Theatre's Camp Curtain Call, Young artists will will explore scenes & songs from a variety of plays and musicals, and use new skills to develop an original play.

Camps take place at the Cedar Hill Recreaton Centre, for age groups 6-8, 8-10, and 9-12.


South Island Studio

South Island Studio is dedicated to mentoring new and advancing musicians, giving them the tools to develop their own voice, by finding success and enjoyment in learning to play, sing, and groove.

Aside from private lessons, and camps during the school year, they offer summer music camps for kids (Summer Rockshop), as well as various workshops.


Victoria School of Irish Dance

The Victoria School of Irish Dance offers recreational and competitive Irish dance classes year round for students ages 4 through adult.

Irish dance is especially beneficial for children because of its unique posture. Through these dance classes, children will improve social skills, boost their confidence, and teach them the value of hard work and discipline.


St. Margaret's School 

St. Margaret's Summer Camps are for girls from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Each week of summer camp is robust, with plenty of activity, field trips, and supported by guest specialists.

This year’s camps themes include the Glee: Musical Theatre Camp, Olympic Sports Camp, and a variety of other STEM, Arts, and Culinary camps.


Pacific Dance Centre

The goal of PDC is to cultivate each child to the fullest extent of their abilities. In a caring and nurturing environment, every student is challenged to reach high levels of technical proficiency. Summer School runs July 11-22 with classes in Ballet, to prepare children for Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) exams.


Amati String Studio

Amati String Studio offers a Summer Fiddle, Movement & Busking Camp for students ages 6-12 years of age. Join fellow fiddlers & violin students for fiddle tunes including Klezmer, Mariachi, Celtic and American fiddle music set to choreography. This high energy, fun filled course is ideal for violinists with 2 or more years on their instrument (level Suzuki/RCM 1-5 or equivalent). Camp runs July 4-14.



Taber Music School

The Taber Music School offers music programs for various ages and abilities, including Keyboard Orchestra, Micro Musical Camp, and Strings.


Dance on It Studios

Dance on It has been offering dance and fitness classes for all ages since 2008.

This year's summer camps include Kids R Fit 4 It Sports Camp (ages 7-13), Let It Shine Performing Arts Camp (ages 6-11), and a Summer Dance Intensive (ages 10+ with previous dance training).



Hopefully the list above inspired you to grab an instrument, ballet shoes, or costume and head off to the coolest camp in town. If none of the performing arts camps met your kids killer creative needs feel free to check out our huge selection of other awesome local camps and classes here.



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