Senior Camp

Enriching the lives of young people, encouraging them to realize their potential as musical, intellectual and social beings since 1933

Senior Camp


Session Dates: Saturday, July 4, 2020 to Sunday, August 9, 2020

The senior camp is five weeks long, lasting through July and into the first week of August, and accepts students aged 13–18. Applicants should have had prior chamber music and orchestral experience.This year's tuition is $6,860 is all-inclusive and includes a videotape of the final weekend concerts.  All tuition payments are non-refundable.  



Tuesday, February 26, 2020   6pm - 9pm  Northampton Community Music Schoool, 139 South St., Northampton, MA 01060

Saturday, February 22, 2020  9:30am - 3:30pm  New England Conservatory 290 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

Sunday, March 1, 2020  9:30am - 3:30pm  School for Strings, 419 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019  


Every student receives a chamber music assignment on Monday morning, has a minimum of three coached rehearsal sessions as well as rehearsals without a coach, and performs that piece on the following Saturday. In any given summer, over 60 movements of major works will be learned and performed for the entire community.  For a sampling of chamber music played please see last year's final program



Every year, between 30 and 40 percent of enrolled campers are awarded some amount of scholarship aid.  We pride ourselves on our need blind acceptance policy, and our demonstrated commitment to providing financial support whenever assistance is appropriate.  

To apply for financial aid, please complete this application only after acceptance to camp


There are many possible forms of recreation at Greenwood. There are two clay tennis courts, a pool, ping-pong tables, miles of dirt roads and trails for biking and hiking, and a field for the soccer, softball or frisbee games that often fill a beautiful summer evening. We also enjoy a camp-wide treasure hunt, charades and Capture-the-Flag games every summer.

How to Apply to Senior Greenwood

To apply, please complete this application no later than March 1. If you have any problems with the application, please contact Raymah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Prospective auditioners must submit an application before the audition dates. Director Deb Sherr will contact you to schedule audition times after receipt of your application.

Applicants should prepare two contrasting pieces or movements which are an accurate representation of current abilities. There is sight-reading for all except pianists. Teachers of pianists and those submitting video auditions will be contacted about learning styles.

If unable to audition in person, CD, DVD or electronic recordings (YouTube, Dropbox, We Transfer etc.) are all acceptable and must arrive by March 1st. 

Greenwood is a nut free environment. 


Deb Sherr, Director
P.O. Box 1045
Easthampton, MA 01027
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Information for parents for 2020 will be posted in May

The Senior camp enrolls about 60 campers many of whom return from the previous year. Preference is often given to people who have been on the wait list and who still express a desire to come.  Greenwood does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual preference or national origin.