June 13 – 18, 2023
Camp registration is now open!
Download and fill-in the 2023 Summer Wheat Music Camp Registration Form
About Summer Wheat Music Camp:
Five full days of fun, music and dance instruction, concerts, food and summer goodness at the Festival site.
The Wheatland Music Camp is dedicated to providing an immersive musical and educational experience for those looking to enhance their current skills and/or build a solid foundation in a new area. Old Time, Cajun, Bluegrass, Blues, Songwriting and Dance are a few areas of concentration for next year’s camp. In addition to daytime classes with accomplished instructors in the traditional music scene, evening activities consist of jam sessions, dances, and performances by campers, instructors and special guests. This will be some serious quality time at Wheatland, don’t miss out!
What goes on at Summer Wheat Music Camp?
- Daily instrument, dance and songwriting classes
- Jam Sessions
- Evening Dances
- Camper, Instructor & Special Guest Performances
Who is Summer Wheat Music Camp for?
All levels of players are welcome! Whether you are a beginner or veteran, you will be sure to leave camp with a markedly enhanced ability in your area of interest (and a boat-load of new friends!).
While the Summer Wheat Music Camp is designed for adults, young folks able to sustain an adult level of participation are welcome (parent or guardian required).
Old Time, Cajun, Blues, Bluegrass, Americana, Dance & Songwriting
Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar, Bass, Dobro, Steel/Slide Guitar, Accordion, Harmonica, Ukulele & more
Daily Classes, Jam Sessions, Dances, Performances by Campers, Instructors and Special Guests
- On-site camping, food and shower services are included in the registration fee.
- Low-amp electrical service (15-20 amp) available to weeklong campers for an additional fee on a first-come, first-served basis.
Contact the office for more information.
- Generators permitted in Generator-friendly camping areas on-site.
- Camp will take place on the Wheatland festival grounds just west of Remus, MI (5161 Pierce Rd, Remus, MI 49340).
Keep In Touch!
If you have any questions, please contact the WMO Office at 989-967-8879 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep in touch with music camp attendees and instructors by joining the “Wheatland Music Camp” Group on Facebook.
You can also be added to Wheatland’s monthly eNews and QuarterNotes mailing lists by calling 989-967-8879 or emailing email@example.com.
Instructors & Class Information (from 2022)
Upright Bass | Harmony Singing | Shape Note Singing
Clawhammer Banjo | Beginning & Old Time Guitar Technique | Old Time Guitar Songs
Irish Fiddle Techniques | Irish Fiddle Tunes
Beginning Fiddle | Old Time Fiddle | Beginning to Intermediate
Cajun & Creole Fiddle Tunes | Cajun A Cappella Ballads
Seasoned performer, songwriter, and recording artist.
Beginning Mandolin | Advanced Mandolin
Intermediate Guitar | Irish Guitar Style
Community Sing | Performance
Beginning & Old Time Guitar Technique | Old Time Guitar Songs
Blues Guitar | Bottleneck Slide | Dobro
Beginning Accordion | Blues Keyboards | Cajun Band Class
Music Theory | Beginner Ukulele | One-On-One Bass
Beginning Guitar | Understanding Chords & Progressions
Beginning Fiddle | Cajun & Creole Fiddle Tunes | Irish Fiddle | Old Time Fiddle | Beginning to Intermediate Fiddle
Beginning Guitar| Blues Guitar | Intermediate Guitar | Irish Guitar Styles | Old Time Guitar
Beginning Mandolin | Advanced Mandolin | Intermedicate Mandolin
Beginner Ukulele | Intermediate Ukulele
Advanced Harmonica | Intermediate Harmonica
Cajun A Capella Ballads | Cajun Band Class
One on One Bass
Community Singing | Harmony Singing | Shape Note Singing
Old Time Band
Understanding Chords & Progressions
One on One Sessions