Summer Camps for Kids in Mechanicsville, VA

The Ultimate Musical Summer Adventure!

Immerse your child in a summer of music!

With options for ages 4-12, our summer camps are carefully crafted to ignite a passion for music in every young heart. From age-appropriate introductions to instruments and collaborative songwriting to thrilling experiences in rock bands, each camp offers a unique musical journey. Explore the fusion of music and science, dive into the captivating world of musical theater, or take a tour through the rich history of music. Enroll today for a summer filled with collaboration, creativity, and lifelong friendships!

MiniKeys Summer Camp

Ages 4-5

MiniKeys Summer Camp

Plant the seeds for a lifelong love of music with our MiniKeys summer camp!

Is your little one ready to embark on a musical adventure? MiniKeys is the ultimate launch pad for 4 and 5-year-olds to discover the magic of piano, drums, singing, and even creating their own original songs with their bandmates! Through engaging games, delightful songs, and hands-on instrument play, our camp not only introduces young minds to the joy of music but also fosters creativity, kindness, and lasting friendships in a fun and supportive musical environment.

Rock Band Summer Camp

Ages 7-12

Rock Band Summer Camp

Experience the excitement of being in a real rock band in the ultimate musical adventure for your child! They’ll embark on a week-long musical journey filled with songwriting, jam sessions, daily adventures, and the thrill of playing in a band. Beyond the music, they’ll develop essential skills like teamwork and creativity, all while having a blast with new friends. The week ends with a final performance, providing the perfect stage for your child to showcase their newfound talents to family and friends. Enroll today and let your child rock on with confidence, creativity, and lifelong friendships!

Music Through The Decades Camp

Ages 7-12

Music Through the Decades Summer Camp

Take a tour of music through the decades! Embark on a journey through the rich history of music, exploring iconic tunes from the 60s/70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, and today’s chart-toppers. Each day of the week is dedicated to a different decade, allowing students to immerse themselves in the diverse sounds that shaped generations. Our experienced instructors will guide campers in learning and playing songs from each era, providing not just a musical experience but a deep understanding of the soul of each decade. The week concludes with an exciting showcase where campers can proudly display their newfound skills. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the groove, make friends, and create musical memories!

Musical STEM Summer Camp

Ages 6-12

Musical STEM Summer Camp

Discover the captivating synergy of piano, science, technology, engineering, and math! Our innovative program encourages students to explore the intricate connections between music and science through hands-on experimentation. From unraveling patterns and vibrations to bending notes and inventing new sounds, participants will gain a fresh perspective on the harmonious relationship between these disciplines. Brace yourself for the “Wow!” moments as students embark on a thrilling journey of discovery, blending the art of music with the wonders of science. Join us for an unforgettable experience where learning is not just educational but a blast of excitement!

Musical Theater Summer Camp

Ages 7-12

Explore the magic of musical theater in our summer camp! At our Musical Theater Camp, students will dive into the captivating world where storytelling and acting intertwine with popular musical theater songs. Unleash your creativity, hone your performance skills, and discover the secrets behind bringing songs to life on stage. It’s a dynamic journey that combines the love for music with the art of storytelling, promising an unforgettable experience for aspiring performers. Join us for a summer filled with melody, emotion, and the joy of musical expression!

The First Beat Summer Camp

Ages 6-11

Get ready for an unforgettable musical journey at The First Beat summer camp! Your child will dive into the world of music, learning the fundamentals of piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, and vocals. What sets us apart? We focus on collaboration, as campers come together to create and perform original songs with their bandmates. The week culminates in a fantastic final concert where your child can proudly showcase their newfound musical prowess to family and friends. Let the rhythm of First Beat inspire a lifelong love for music!

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Libbey Says:
Our five year old had a blast at rock band camp! He looked forward to going every day and was so excited to show off his songs during the final concert. The teachers are fantastic! Highly recommend!
Susie Says:
My 10 year old son participated in the Intro to Rock Band summer camp. This class let him try different instruments and find a love of guitar…he thought it would be the drums before it started! The facility setup is perfect for the classes offered. We felt so welcomed and taken care of each day!
Shannon Says:
We had the best time at Thrive Academy in Intro to Rock camp! The staff was patient and knowledgeable….great with kids! My son loved every day and woke up excited to go back. This camp sparked an interest in a new instrument and we’re excited to get started with classes soon! Thank you, Thrive!