Walker Creek Music Camp

Fall camp dates: 

Sept 28 - Oct 1, 2017

(Thursday to Sunday)

Registration will open in July

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photo by Patrick Campbell

for students of all ages

who love to play and sing

Traditional American Music!

mostly Bluegrass and Oldtime

and occasional other related styles 


 Spring and Fall sessions at the beautiful Walker Creek Ranch

near the San Francisco Bay Area

Fall 2017 Instructors

Special Consensus: Greg Cahill, Dan Eubanks, Rick Faris, Nick Dumas
Jim Kweskin, Eric and Suzy Thompson
Trisha Spencer and Howard Rains
Keith Yoder, Adam Schlenker, Steve Baughman, Kathy Barwick
Jesse Appelman, Alisa Rose, Paul Knight, and Evie Ladin
for info on who's teaching what, see the What's New page
Music & More for kids with Morgan Cochneuer


Walker Creek Ranch is in the rolling hills of West Marin County, between Petaluma and Tomales Bay, about one hour's drive north of San Francisco, California. It's quiet and beautiful, with an abundance of wildlife and miles of hiking trails, a swimming pond, healthy and delicious food, and various accommodation options (ranging from private rooms to RV and tent camping to nearby vacation rentals or day-commuter).


The price (meals included) for a full time camper (includes morning classes) ranges from $475 to $775, depending on meals and lodging choices. If you're on a tight budget, there are ways to reduce the cost, such as commuting, coming as a half-time camper (on a space available basis), or applying for a scholarship or work trade. Prices are less for kids age ten and under, call for details. Late fees are added to all prices after Sept 1st, and the late fees double after October 1st. More info on the FAQs page.

Can't get your bass to camp, or need a loaner? Just ask. (Thanks to our bass angel, Steve Swan!)

Spring Camp April 2015, photos by Brooke McGowan except as noted

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