Amherst College Session 1: June 23-28

Amherst College Session 2: July 7-12

Bowdoin College Session 1: July 14-19

Over the course of one week, SING! Jr. students will attend a variety of classes that help young students explore their voices and build musicianship skills. Music classes—group technique, choral ensemble, musical theater, and collegiate-style a cappella—are interspersed with enrichment classes and recreational activities, providing vocal rest and social opportunities for students.

The SING! Jr. program is for students entering grades 2-6. As part of SING! Jr. students will experience not only a truly magical, musical week, but will also gain increased vocal confidence and musical skills, all while making a great group of new friends.


SING! Jr. is led by distinguished faculty members who work with young singers throughout the year. In addition, college-aged counselors provide supervision throughout the day (and in residential dorms). Learn more about our faculty and staff here.


For students entering grades 2-4, we recommend the day program, which is selected by most students of this age. Arrival for this program is at 8:45am and includes all musical classes and recreational activities. The day ends at 3:30pm (Jr. Package). 

Students in grades 5 or 6 can also choose to select Package A, B, or C. For a slightly longer daytime program, ending at 5:45pm, select Package C. For a daytime and evening program, which includes dinner and evening activities with departure at 9:00pm, select Package B. Students who prefer to stay overnight in an on-campus dormitory can select the residential program (Package A). All students eat meals in the campus dining hall.

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  • Package A: Residential. Includes housing, all meals, and evening activities: $960 (Amherst), $935 (Bowdoin). Recommended for grades 7-12, open to grades 5-6.

  • Package B: Days & Evenings. Includes all meals and evening activities. Students choosing this option will depart at 9:00pm: $655 (Amherst), $620 (Bowdoin). Recommended for grades 7-12, open to grades 5-6.

  • Package C: Days only. Includes lunch. Students choosing this option will depart at 5:45pm, before dinner and evening activities: $515 (Amherst), $475 (Bowdoin). Recommended for grades 2-6, open to grades 7-12.

  • Jr. Package: Days only. Includes lunch. Students choosing this option will depart at 3:30pm: $435 (Amherst), $395 (Bowdoin). Recommended for grades 2-4, open to grades 5-6.

8:45 a.m.        Arrive
9:00 a.m.        Warm-up
9:15 a.m.        Choir
10:00 a.m.     A cappella
10:45 a.m.     Snack
11:00 a.m.     Movement
11:30 a.m.     Musicianship
12:00 p.m.     Lunch
1:00 p.m.        Combined Musical Theater (with SING!)
1:15 p.m.        Musical Theater
2:00 p.m.        Recreational time
3:30 p.m.        Day students depart

Day at a glance