Summer Jazz Camp

June 10-16, 2018 (Middle School Summer Jazz Camp)
June 17-23, 2018 (High School Summer Jazz Camp)
Residency option at Stevenson School available for all campers

8:30am-4pm at Stevenson School
3152 Forest Lake Rd, Pebble Beach, CA 93953

Join us on the beautiful Pebble Beach campus of Stevenson School for our fun and immersive summer jazz camp.  We offer both day and residency camp options for all students. Play with talented and motivated students just like you, and study with world-class artists and educators.

Open to all instrumentalists and vocalists in grade six through college freshman.
Middle School Jazz Camp is available for students entering grade 6-9 in the fall of 2018.
High School Jazz Camp is available for students entering 9th grade through college freshman in the fall of 2018.
Students entering the 9th grade may choose to attend either week.

  • Big Bands: Learn phrasing, blend, rhythm section techniques in a large jazz ensemble
  • Combos: Develop improvisational skills in a group tailored to your level
  • Master classes: Focus on instrument-specific technique, theory and jazz language
  • Vocal workshops: Explore ensemble blend, interpretation, scat singing and more
  • Camp-wide clinics: Featuring MJF's 2018 Artists-in-Residence, Tia Fuller and Ingrid Jensen
  • Jam sessions: Fun and relaxed playtime with students and faculty
  • Performances: Share what you’ve learned with family and friends
  • Free time: Enjoy the stunning Pebble Beach campus, sports facilities and pool


Monterey Jazz Festival offers a limited number of MJF Summer Jazz Camp Scholarships. To be considered for a scholarship, you must complete the scholarship application no later than May 1, 2018. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need and the student’s response to: “How will attending Monterey Jazz Festival Summer Jazz Camp benefit me?” Students selected to receive the scholarship will be notified by May 15, 2018.  The application form can be found here:

Learn More

Meet Our Faculty
Tuition and Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Camp Photos and Video

Summer Jazz Camp Manuals & Medical Form

Download the 2018 MJF Summer Jazz Camp Middle School Camp Manual
Download the 2018 MJF Summer Jazz Camp High School Camp Manual
Download the 2018 MJF Summer Jazz Camp Medical Form

Audition Material for Registered Campers

Middle School Jazz Camp Audition Material
High School Jazz Camp Audition Material

Important Dates for 2018

May 21: Refund request deadline
June 1: Enrollment deadline
June 10: Middle School Summer Jazz Camp begins
June 17: High School Summer Jazz Camp begins

Major funding for Summer Jazz Camp comes from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Monterey Peninsula Foundation, Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation, Pebble Beach Company Foundation, Rotary Club of Salinas, Sally Hughes Church Foundation, Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop, and individual donors.