We’re looking forward to seeing you at camp!

As of April 10, some weeks are over-subscribed. If you register, we’ll add you to the waitlist and let you know when space becomes available for you.

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


2023 Camp Sessions

Session2023 DatesFacilityStatus
Dance, Music & SpiceJune 17-24Camp Cavell78 campers & staff
(22 spaces available)
Family Week at PinewoodsJuly 15-22PinewoodsFull with a waitlist
(40 people)
American Dance & Music WeekJuly 22-29PinewoodsFull with a waitlist
(19 people)
Harmony of Song & DanceJuly 29-Aug 5Pinewoods94 campers & staff
(31 spaces available)
English Dance WeekAug 5-12PinewoodsFull with a waitlist
(9 people)
Early Music WeekAug 12-19Pinewoods94 campers & staff
(26 spaces available)
Family Week at Agassiz VillageAug 13-19Agassiz VillageFull with a waitlist
(4 people)
Cascade of Music & DanceAug 14-20Camp Louise74 campers & staff
(61 spaces available)
Campers’ WeekAug 19-Aug 26PinewoodsFull with a waitlist
(19 people)

2023 Intensive Courses

Session2023 DatesFacilityStatus
Community Sing Leaders Intensive at Dance, Music & SpiceJune 17-24Camp Cavell13 spaces available
Advanced Ensemble Intensive at Early Music WeekAug 5-12Pinewoods4 spaces available
English Dance Leaders Training in Music at Early Music WeekAug 12-19Pinewoods11 spaces available
English Dance Musicians Course at Cascade of Music & DanceAug 14-20Camp LouiseFull with a waitlist (1 person)
As of May 30, 2023

ProgramLottery Deadline Date*
all camp weeksMarch 20, 2023
all intensive courses**March 13, 2023

*On March 21, we will hold a lottery for oversubscribed programs. You will hear by March 22 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.

All participants participants must have up-to-date vaccinations and boosters, where applicable. 

All participants regardless of age must have negative rapid COVID test results from a test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival at camp and a test taken the day or arrival at camp. 

These protocols are subject to change and will be updated as needed on our website. Visit our COVID-19 page for more information and updates.

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