Summer Strings camp participants entering the 7th grade or above in Fall 2020 may choose either to commute or stay in dormitories on the UTA campus. Students staying in dorms will be supervised by certified music educators and college music major students.


Dorm check-in will begin after the Camp Meeting on registration day.

What to Bring

Students must furnish their own towels, linens, blankets, pillows and personal care products. Students are allowed to bring a small TV, radio and iPods or other electronic devices.

Cell phones are permitted. A telephone line and jack are also provided in each dorm room, but students must bring their own phone to plug into the jack. All long distance calls on dorm phones must be made with a calling card or by collect call.


Each dorm student will be issued an access card that will provide them access to the dorm and their room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Monday through Thursday and breakfast and lunch on Friday are included in the Dorm Meals. Please note that Sunday and Friday dinners are NOT included.

Evening Activities

There will be supervised activities every night which may include a movie night, pizza party, ice cream social, and a camp dance.


On the last day of Camp, students will check-out of the dorm beginning at approximately 3:30 p.m. and must be checked-out by 4:30 p.m.  For students from out-of-town, arrangements can be made for storage of luggage until the conclusion the concert.

Students will receive more information and complete details about schedules, rules and responsibilities in the Camp Packet that will be emailed before camp begins.

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Arlington, TX 76019-0105

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