Summer 2024 Registration Now Open!

The 2024 Summer Program will offer workshops for all ages and abilities on our picturesque mountain campus. The tradition of gathering an impassioned community of artists during the summer months in Idyllwild dates back over seven decades and has served generations of musicians, painters, writers and performers in a variety of disciplines including dance and theatre. Join us in discovering the magic of an Idyllwild Arts summer, and explore your creativity in an inspiring setting with an enthusiastic community of students, faculty and staff. Residential options exist for adults and students aged 10 and up. Day programs exist for children aged 5 and up.

Summer FAQs Headline

Kids & Teens can register here. The Summer Program partners with CampMinder to offer easy, secure and robust online registration and payment. Registered families can login to their CampInTouch account at any time to find out the latest information about application status, what to pack, and when to arrive. You can even send your camper emergency cash, safely and securely, from any computer or smartphone. Make sure summer@idyllwildarts.org is on your email safe list so that important communications from CampInTouch don’t end up in your spam folder.

Adults and Native American Arts Program can register here.

Scholarships are available for students with financial need, San Diego residents, honor music students, and students of Native American ancestry. Click on the links below to learn more about scholarships for Kids & Teens and Adult programs.

Learn more about scholarships for Kids & Teens

Learn more about scholarships for Adult and Native Arts programs


All registrations and payments are done online.

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