Hillsboro Arts Summer

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For students entering 6th Grade - High School. Date: July 8 - 19, 2019

Image of Hillsboro Arts Summer Logo.Hillsboro Arts Summer (HAS) provides students an opportunity to study with highly respected and renowned musicians and educators, providing opportunities to develop valuable skills, techniques, discipline and self-confidence, all while making new friends with kids who have the same interests. HAS provides a fun and supportive environment.

HAS includes art, film/TV production, guitar, concert band, Jazz studies and musical theater as majors. There are also a variety of electives from which to choose (see list). Students perform a final theater, musical and art production on Thursday evening, July 18 (open to the public). Sign up for one major and two electives. Students need to bring their own instruments (except drums).

All course offerings are dependent upon enrollment. If a student registers for both HAS and Camp Amp, he/she must bring a lunch. Check out faculty bios and class description. (Links on the left side of page.) *No refunds are offered after camp starts.*

If student plays electric guitar or bass, he/she must bring an instrument cable to plug into an amplifier (provided), picks, and extra set of strings and a tuner.

If you are signing up for both HAS & Camp Amp, click on the Camp Amp link to the left to view class information and majors.

Major (choose one)  

Class Descriptions
  • Art  
  • Concert Band
  • Film/TV Production
  • Guitar  
  • Jazz Studies 
  • Musical Theater - Themed scenes and songs from various musicals.
10:35 am Electives (choose one):    11:20 am Electives (choose one):
Class Descriptions   Class Descriptions
  • Art - Printmaking
  • Bass
  • Guitar 
  • Intro to Drums 
  • Jazz Improv - Beginning
  • Jazz Improv - Advanced
  • Intro to Keyboarding
  • Mariachi Band
  • Music Production & Tech
  • Theater - Body Movement
  • Tips & Tricks for Digital FX in Film
  • Ukulele (Bring your own ukulele.)
  • Vocals - Performance 
  • Art - Ceramic Planters
  • African Hand Drums
  • Animation
  • Beginning Guitar
  • Jazz Improv - Beginning
  • Jazz Improv - Advanced
  • Keyboarding - Intermediate
  • Switch Band
  • Theater -Drama
  • Vocals - Technique

Photo of students in HAS Art class.Registration - Begins March 12, 2019

For students entering 6th Grade - High School.

To register for Hillsboro Arts Summer or Camp Amp, call 503-681-6120 and register over the phone. You can also register in person at this Parks & Recreation facility:

Parks & Recreation Administration Office
4400 NE Century Blvd
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

There is no online registration for this camp.


#7023 Hillsboro Arts Summer  - $220 ($270 after July 3)
Monday - Friday, 7/8 - 7/19, 9 am - 12 pm

#7025 Camp Amp  - $220 ($270 after July 3)
Monday - Friday, 7/8 - 7/19, 12:30 - 3:30 pm

#7024 Hillsboro Arts Summer & Camp Amp  - $320 ($370 after July 3)
Monday - Friday, 7/8 - 7/19, 9 am - 3:30 pm 

Sponsorship & Donations

Would you consider sponsoring a student, or several students for the Hillsboro Arts Summer camp this summer? It only costs $220 per child for the two-week camp and makes a very positive experience possible for a student that otherwise could not participate!

Hillsboro Arts Summer and Camp Amp accepts new and gently-used instruments in playable and good cosmetic condition. We accept drum sets, bass, guitars, ukuleles, 88-key keyboards, and brass instruments.

To sponsor a student or make a donation, contact:

Pam Cummings
Parks & Recreation Supervisor

Still have questions?

Please contact our Parks & Recreation administration office at 503-681-6120.

 Hillsboro Parks & Recreation, Hillsboro Arts Summer, Students & Staff Photo

Hillsboro Arts Summer students and staff 2018.


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