Tuition / Financial Aid

Tuition at the Hilton Head Jazz Camp along with our other programs is kept very affordable compared to other jazz camps through the generous sponsorship by the Junior Jazz Foundation.   Due to these generous sponsorships, we are keeping the tuition rates exactly the same as last year. 

Please read carefully through our registration and tuition rates, financial aid options (including automatic discounts and scholarships) below:

2017 Registration and Tuition Rates

• Registration Fee ($50), required by all students.  Please note that the registration fee does not apply towards the tuition rate.

Local Students (ages 10-20)

• Hilton Head Jazz Camp (recommended ages 14-20):  $349 including full day camp with 14 full-time professional faculty (July 10-15, 9am-4pm) with a camp recital and finale performance.  Tuition also includes a daily catered lunch & all daytime activities, masterclasses, and 2 complimentary tickets to the finale performance on July 15th at 2pm.

•  Hilton Head Jazz Clinic (recommended ages 10-14):  $149 including 3-hour daily jazz clinic with college jazz camp alumni (June 26-29, 1pm-4pm), and finale performance on June 29.  Students will be billed for tuition following the completion of registration.

•  Hilton Head Jazz Guitar Institute (recommended ages 10-17 / adults):  $149 including 3-hour daily jazz guitar program with professional jazz guitarist Jackson Evans (June 26-29, 1pm-4pm), and finale performance on June 29.  Tuition also includes a music factory tour to Savannah with lunch provided.  Students will be billed for tuition following the completion of registration.

Out of Town Students (ages 14-20) – Only available for the Hilton Head Jazz Camp:

• Lodging + Camp Package:  $649 full camp and lodging package including six nights overnight lodging at a local established hotel (3 students per suite, separate beds, fully supervised), breakfast and lunch, full camp tuition & all daytime events.  Students will need to bring separate spending money for dinner and optional evening activities.  Check-in is Sunday, July 9th (night prior to the camp) and check-out is the morning of Saturday, July 15th.  Only Age 14-20.  More information about lodging can be found here.

Financial Aid and Scholarships:

Discounts (Jazz Camp Only)There are three possible $50 automatic discounts available for any student attending the Hilton Head Jazz Camp.  These include acceptance into an all-county, all-region or all-state band, returning alumni students from the 2011-2016 Hilton Head Jazz Camp, or a sibling discount (applicable to both siblings).  Any two of these three options may be applied towards the tuition balance.  Please indicate any discount options on your online or mailed-in registration form.

Scholarships (Jazz Camp Only) Following your initial online registration (only $50 @, you have the option of applying for a Junior Jazz Foundation scholarship.  The Junior Jazz Foundation has setup a fund to assist students with tuition at the Hilton Head Jazz Camp based on either merit or financial need.  Please note that most scholarships are partial, so that funds may be spread to as many students as possible.  Scholarships are based on availability and need.  Please note that scholarships apply to camp tuition only (up to $349). 

APPLY for a scholarship ONLINE @ this link: after registering online for Jazz Camp.  Please note that only registered jazz camp students are eligible for scholarship awards.

Flexible Tuition Payments:  We understand that it is sometimes a struggle to pay in full for summer camp in February or March, so if you need to send multiple smaller payments, we are flexible to meet your financial ability.  Please note that the full tuition balance is due by June 30th, 2017. 

We are proudly part of the Junior Jazz Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which aims to promote jazz education for the next generation.  In addition to the Junior Jazz Foundation, we are supported by the ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund, Delta Sigma Theta and a number of private donors.  If you have any questions or are interested in the supporting the Hilton Head Jazz Camp, contact us, or join our Facebook group.

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