May 20th with performances at 11am and 12pm
Guitar & Bass Workshop (2)
August 6 @ 2:00 pm - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
“I Improved My Technique, Sound Quality, And Solo Skills All In A Week!”
August 6 @ 2:00 pm - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
For students completing grades 6-12; Adult Registration as commuter only and with instructor consent.
Friday, August 11, 2023, Time-TBA
Jason McLean, professional musician and guitar & bass instructor provides an exciting learning environment for guitarists of all abilities. Students will be exposed to all styles and techniques of electric, acoustic, and bass guitar. Students choose an area of focus in small groups, and gather for full class jam sessions. Note reading and music theory will be areas of study during the workshop. Ability to sight-read music not required. A week of presentations and performances by faculty and guest clinicians will conclude with a special student concert.
Tom Winkers is the new director of the Rock Band Camp at the Shell Lake Arts Center. As we move into an era of exploring career pathways and preparing students for their life journey, Tom and his work in the Markesan School District as band director and Guitar instructor make him an ideal fit for a future direction of the Rock Band Camp–a blend of performance, education and career readiness for students that are part of the Modern Band Movement.Learn More
Questions? Feel free to contact us for any additional information.
Accommodations ~ Lodges are available for the duration of the camp session. They are supervised by a professional counseling staff on duty 24 hours each day and meals are prepared under the supervision of a state-approved dietitian.
Commuter students are expected to remain at camp until the day's activities are completed (Typically 9:am-8pm).
Registrations ~ Online registrations are accepted until the camp is full. Students may be placed on a waiting list if desired. A camp registration form is sent after payment is received. All cancellations must be made in writing and received 3 weeks in advance of the start of camp for a full refund. A $75.00 fee will be deducted from your refund. Refunds less than three weeks before camp will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Residential Tuition~Our student tuition is $725 per student and includes instructional fees, room and board and a camp t shirt which will be worn at the final performance. Please refer to the registration materials found on our registration site at Ultracamp for complete details. A $100 down payment is due at the time of registration. The remaining balance can be paid at the time of registration or in equal monthly installments. All Tuition must be paid before arrival at camp.
Commuter Tuition~This option is for campers that want to attend our camps but not stay in our dorms, The $400 tuition covers instructional fees, a camp T-Shirt which will be worn at the final performance, meals, and evening activities. Commuters arrive for their first class by 9AM, and can be picked up any time after evening activities conclude (usually around 8pm).
Scholarships ~Each year, the Arts Center raises funds for the scholarship program. If you are interested in applying for an Arts Center scholarship, please visit our website
Check-in/Check-out~Check in begins at 2pm on Sunday of the week your camp begins. All medical, dietary, and consent forms must be completed in UltraCamp before arriving at camp. Additional information will be emailed to you approximately 4 weeks before camp begins.
Additional Information ~ To request disability accommodations, or other special requests, please contact the Arts Center at least two weeks in advance of camp. More information about camp and all of the opportunities available at the Shell Lake Arts Center can be found on our website.
Participants are admitted without regard to race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. The Shell Lake Arts Center is an inclusive organization, and we accept all artists and musicians.