These camps are run by a board certified music therapist and music teacher, Mariah Story. This is an inclusive program for adults 18+. Summer camps will have a maximum of 4 participants to ensure each participant is able to engage and interact successfully. These programs are held VIRTUALLY using Zoom.
Each week will include a package of information emailed to the participants the weekend before with resources they will use in the camp and can keep afterwards. Please note NO musical experience is required for any programs!
July 5 - 9, 10:30-11:15 Song-writing 101
Participants will learn basic elements that make up music and how composers use them.
Participants will create individual and group songs using fill in the blank and improvising techniques.
The group will create a completely original song together and receive a recording at the end of the week!
July 19 - 23, 10:30-11:15 Game Shows!
This week will be full of fun and games!
Bringing back some past favourites participants will play musical games such as; Name that Tune, Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune, Finish the Lyric, and Bingo. Let us know your favourite songs beforehand so we can be sure to include them!
August 2 - 6, 10:30-11:15 Movies & Broadway
... Singing, Dancing and Playing oh my! Join us for a week of exploring musicals, shows and broadway music. If you have a favourite be sure to share it with us beforehand, but if not don't worry -Mariah has plenty of songs you'll love up her sleeve! Participants can sing, play along or dance all while learning different musical styles and genres.
August 16 - 20, 10:30-11:15 Ukulele Jammin'
*Please note participants ARE required to have a ukulele for this week. If you do not own one please contact us to rent or purchase.
Participants will learn to strum, chord, finger pick and more! The ukulele is one of the most accessible strong instruments. We will start with the basics and lessons will be adapted to suit each persons needs. We will also look at basic notation, rhythm and chord charts. Learn how to play your favourite songs!
Create & Connect is a virtual program specially designed for adults with a variety of functioning levels. This inclusive group will help individuals work towards social goals, enhancing cognitive skills, improving speech, encouraging movement and learning music!
This VIRTUAL program will be held using "Zoom" so that you can access it from the comfort of your own home at no additional cost from any of your devices.
All you need to participate are some simple things from around your home (Check out our DIY instruments for some examples). The music therapist will incorporate popular and familiar songs to make sure all participants can join the fun!
During sessions Mariah, a board certified music therapist will lead activities such as;