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  Summer Music Camp at St. Pius X 2018  

Summer opportunities to spark creativity while engaging in fun-filled musical activities.

Our week-long sumer music camp provides a journey through the musical theme each day. Children will explore a variety of music by experiencing the history behind the music and composers.  They will experience music through song, dance and movement, and playing an instrument. Each camper will have the opportunity to learn to play a new instrument or advance their skills on their current instrument.

August 13-17, 2018

Monday - Music of Broadway

Explore the music of Broadway including Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King.

Create your own Playbill. 

Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Rhythm Instruments

Tuesday - Current Hits

Explore current popular music.

Learn how these songs are composed and how to play some of them yourself.

Make your own rainstick.

Instruments: Piano, Guitar.

Wednesday - Traditional/Folk Music

Explore folk music such as You Are My Sunshine, I've Been Workin' on the Railroad

Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Boomwhackers


Thursday - Blues

Explore Blues Music in the USA including the music of Elvis. Learn about 12-bar blues, Blues Scales, and improvisation.

Create your own improvisations

Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Boomwhackers

Friday - Animated Movies

Explore the music of animated movies such as Zootopia, Trolls, and Moana

Instruments: Piano, Guitar

Who: For children interested in music and fun – entering grades 1-8 in Fall 2018

No prior music experience needed

When: Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 3:00 pm

Where: St. Pius X School, 24 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ 07045


Early Registration (by April 30): $250 for one week

Regular Registration (beginning May 1): $275 for one week

Register Today

Sample Daily Schedule

9:00am - Welcome activity and warm-up

9:15am - Introduction of morning topic (singing and playing)

10:00am - Break

10:05am - Outside musical activity

10:30am - Snack

10:40am - Morning topic (continued) - (playing instruments - ex. piano, guitar, xylophone)

11:30am - Morning craft

12:00pm - Recap morning music (singing and playing)

12:30pm Lunch

1:00pm Recess outside

1:20pm - Introduction of afternoon topic (singing and playing)

1:45pm - Rhythm or note reading game

2:20pm - Afternoon topic (continued) (singing/playing - ex. piano, guitar, boomwhackers)

2:45pm Musical Recap of the day

3:00pm Depart




Where are the Summer Music Camps held?

The Summer Music Camps are held at St. Pius X School in Montville, NJ.


What experience do I need?

No previous musical experience is necessary, though students with previous musical experience will be challenged to reach the next level.


Who should sign up and sing?

All those entering grades 1 – 8 in Fall 2018. All students from all schools are welcome. 

What do I need to bring each day?



Will meals be provided?

No. Everyone will eat lunch together each day, but lunch will

not be provided.

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