We can’t wait to see you at camp this summer!

Click the button below to begin your registration. As of March 1, you can register for all of our camp weeks and intensive courses.

Already registered? Click the button below to log into your Camp Registration Home page to review, update, and make payments.

Contact us if you need help registering online: camp@cdss.org, 413-203-5467 x101

2024 Camp Sessions

Session2024 DatesFacilityStatus
Dance, Music & SpiceJune 15-22Camp CavellCamp is in session!
Family Week at PinewoodsJuly 13-20PinewoodsFull with a waitlist (36 people)
American Dance & Music WeekJuly 20-27PinewoodsFull with a waitlist (40 people)
Harmony of Song & DanceJuly 27-Aug 3PinewoodsFull with no waitlist
English Dance WeekAug 3-10PinewoodsFull with a waitlist (2 people)
Early Music WeekAug 10-17Pinewoods104 registered
17 spaces available
Family Week at Agassiz VillageAug 11-17Agassiz VillageFull with no waitlist
Cascade of Music & DanceAug 12-18Camp Kweebec86 registered
39 spaces available
Campers’ WeekAug 17-Aug 24PinewoodsFull with a waitlist (48 people)

2024 Intensive Courses

Session2024 DatesSessionStatus
Contra Dance MusiciansJune 15-22Dance, Music & SpiceCamp is in session!
Square Dance CallersJuly 20-27American Dance & Music WeekFull with a waitlist (4 people)
English Dance LeadersJuly 27-August 3Harmony of Song & DanceFull with no waitlist
Traditional/Folk/Roots Singing Styles & Performance TechniqueJuly 27-August 3Harmony of Song & Dance11 registered
1 space available
Rhythm & Grooves: Contra Dance Accompanists CourseAugust 12-18Cascade of Music & Dance5 registered
7 spaces available
Updated June 17, 2024

ProgramLottery Deadline Date*
all camp weeksMarch 24, 2024
all intensive courses**March 17, 2024

*On March 25, we will hold a lottery for oversubscribed programs. You will hear on or before April 1 if you are accepted or on the waitlist.

If there is a lottery, priority will be given to CDSS members (become a member here), people nominated by CDSS Affiliates, and CDSS Governing Board and Committee members. After the lottery dates, we process all registrations and applications as first come, first served.

The number of open spaces at each session will be posted on this page after March 25.

**Some intensive courses have different admission requirements; please check your course’s webpage for details.

Age requirements

ProgramAges Accepted
American Dance & Music Week
Early Music Week
English Dance Week
Harmony of Song & Dance
Dance, Music & Spice13+
Campers’ Week
Cascade of Music & Dance
Family Week at Agassiz Village
Family Week at Pinewoods

*Family weeks may limit registrations by the age of kids to ensure appropriate class sizes. 

To encourage an immersive experience for all campers, we only accept registrations for full-session campers.

COVID updates:

We are planning to hold all nine of our camp weeks this summer. The health and safety of our community is our top priority, and we will continue to monitor the COVID situation and adjust our plans as necessary.

Visit our COVID-19 page for more information and updates.

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