Bay Area Summer Music Camp in La Honda

The Hayward La-Honda Music Camp is organized to challenge students in a variety of creative pursuits and is devoted to the development of musicianship for students grades 6-12. This is accomplished through a program of study, concentrated rehearsal, performance, recreation and general camp life. The camp mission is to inspire young people to achieve their best musically, to enjoy a great social/recreational experience and take home memories that will last a lifetime.

Camp will be July 20th -July 27th, 2021

Online registration for the 2021 camp is NOW OPEN!
Go to the
Registration page to register.

What is La Honda Music Camp? Watch the introductory video.

Camp Highlights

  • Wind Ensemble and Concert Bands
  • Full Orchestra and String Orchestra
    - Jazz Bands and Jazz Improvisation
  • Jazz Piano
    - Vocal and Jazz Vocal Ensembles
  • - Master Classes
    - Arts and Crafts
    - Dances, Horses, Canoeing and more!
    - 1000 Acres of Redwoods
    - YMCA Camp Jones Gulch

In Cooperation With

San Francisco YMCA Camp at La Honda

Board of Directors

  • Steve Coburn, President
  • Patrice Martin, Vice President
  • Liz Marquis, Treasurer
  • Sally Philbin, Secretary
  • Dr. Heidi Hausauer, Member at Large
  • Marvin Bowerman, Member at Large
  • Open, Fundraising


Our Sponsors

This wonderful music experience would not be a reality without our sponsors. Want to support our camp? There is an easy way to participate in the development of teaching programs for both professionals and beginners. Become our partner along with the organizations below!


For over 50 years, the company supplied students with musical instruments. A & G Music follows all safe and sanitizing rules. In addition, their experts use a recommended by The COVID-19 Instrumental Cleaning Guideline process (NFHS, NAFME, and NAMM standards)..

Union Music Company

Union Music is San Francisco's premiere music store for band and orchestra instruments, established in 1922. They have an extensive inventory of new and used instruments for beginners and professionals and several studios that are used for private lessons by independent music teachers.

Allegro Music

Whether you are a beginner or want to improve your skills, Allegro Music offers private 1-to-1 lessons with amazing music teachers. Besides the lessons, they are the best musical instrument’s repairing company in Fremont that also offers an excellent Rent-to-Own program. That can be a perfect alternative to buying an instrument.

15M Loans

15M Loans is a matching service that specializes in short-term payday loans. They have formal contracts with many online lenders to help borrowers find the right one to cover their current expenses. It does not matter if you have a bad credit history. 15M Loans are eager to help in case of financial emergencies.

Hayward Arts Council

The Hayward Arts Council is an organization that stimulates the interest in art and supports the youth on their way to cultural progress. They take care of both artists and patrons and embrace all art forms in the entire Hayward California region. They also promote Hayward as a cultural center and want to make the arts easily accessible for their members.