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Summer Camps at Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University offers summer camp opportunities designed to immerse young people in the arts. All day camps are situated on the beautiful Marylhurst campus located 10 minutes south of Portland on Highway 43. [Directions and Campus Map]

Creative Arts Day Camp – Summer Camps at Marylhurst

Creative Arts Day Camp at Marylhurst UniversityFor Kids with or without Special Needs, ages 5 – 17

August 7 – 10, 2017
August 14 – 17, 2017

New this year! Sign up for one week or two, all ages.

The Creative Arts Day Camp for children with or without special needs is a half-day program where children are immersed in creative arts in a therapeutic setting. Activities reinforce the ideal of achieving one’s maximum potential in a friendly and adaptive environment that fosters success through music, art, drama and movement/dance. Camp counselors are Marylhurst music therapy and art therapy students, supervised by practicing professional therapists. Cost: $170 per week includes all activities and camp t-shirt.

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Portland Summer Ensembles

July 10 – 15, 2017

Portland Summer Ensembles, Marylhurst University

We’re pleased to welcome Metropolitan Youth Symphony’s summer experience back to our Marylhurst campus. Portland Summer Ensembles chamber music workshop for strings, piano, woodwinds and French horn, gives students the opportunity to play, study and perform chamber music with other committed musicians at an advanced level. Faculty includes outstanding musicians from the Oregon Symphony.

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Marylhurst Choir Camp – Summer Camps at Marylhurst

For High School and Community College Students

Marylhurst Choir Camp will not be held in 2017, as camp director Justin Smith and our Marylhurst Chamber Choir will be traveling to Europe this summer to compete in the Grand Prix of Nations in Riga, Latvia!

Watch for Choir Camp to return in 2018.

Show:tell Workshop

For teen writers and artists

This immensely popular summer workshop will happen this summer, though not on the Marylhurst campus. In 2017, the host will be the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland, and your favorite Marylhurst faculty will continue to be involved. More info at