The Camp

The camp will take place from Thursday September 20 to Sunday September 23, 2018 at Wahanowin Sports and Arts Centre near Orillia OntarioCamper cabins have indoor washroom and shower facilities and a Dining Hall which overlooks the lake

The Music Program

Campers will decide to perform in either a concert band or choir and then be assigned a major ensemble based on their age and performance experience. Students will attend rehearsals, sectionals and master classes taught by professional musicians and educators. Elective classes will include more specialized musical activities such as vocal jazz, stage band, small ensembles, as well as a regular selection of camp activities. 

Camp Activities

Camp participants will have the opportunity to participate in typical camp activities including land sports, high ropes courses, archery, arts and crafts, evening campfires, games and social events.  All camp activities are directed and supervised by qualified Camp Wahanowin staff.  Campers participating in water front activities will be required to pass a swim test upon arrival at the camp.

The Music Faculty and Staff

The music faculty is comprised of York Region music educators and professional musicians.  The music staff is comprised of University students who are majoring in music and music education.  Faculty and music staff provide large group, small ensemble and individual instruction as well as performances during evening program.

Fees and Registration

The 2018 camp fee is $393 which includes tuition, accommodation, meals and all activities. Payment can be made through School Cash Online. Optional costs are the YMC T-shirt or sweatshirt and confections that can be purchased at the tuck shop.  Return bus transportation is not included in the camp fee.  To register for the 2018 York Music Camp please submit to your music teacher a completed Camper Application/Information Form. 

Transportation to and from Camp

Bus transportation to York Music Camp will be provided for all campers.  Parents/Guardians are encouraged to provide transportation home following the YMC Concert.  Return bus transportation will be provided at an extra cost of $40.  

York Music Camp Final Concert and Barbeque

Parents are welcome to attend the YMC Final Concert and Barbeque on Sunday September 23, 11:30 am at Camp Wahanowin.  Following the concert everyone is invited to a barbeque before leaving for home at approximately 1:30 pm.

For Further Information

For further information contact your music teacher or the YMC administration at


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