Caldwell Summer JAM Camp

Summer Camp Enrollment Is Closed.

This summer, come JAM with us!

The Caldwell Arts Council 2023 Summer JAM Camp is a 10-week summer program where school-aged students can learn guitar, fiddle, or mandolin in the old-time tradition of playing and singing by ear. The program is appropriate for all playing levels including beginners.

Summer JAM will be held on Thursdays at The HUB Station Arts Center, located at 145 Cedar Valley Road in Hudson. Classes will run from June 8 through August 17, with July 6 off for the holiday. 

     Beginner classes: 2:30pm-3:30pm
     Intermediate/advanced classes: 3:30pm-4:30pm
     Performance class: 4:30pm-5:30pm 

  • Instructors are Bob Henson for guitar, Mary Ervin for fiddle, and Jerry McLean for mandolin.
  • Summer JAM fees are $100 for the 10 week music camp with a 25% discount available for siblings.
  • Instruments are available for students to rent for $15 for the summer JAM program. 
  • Students achieving some proficiency may be invited to perform live at the Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention in historic Happy Valley on Labor Day Weekend. 
  • Participants also can sign up for school year JAM with available instrument rentals.