Tuition and Fees

Registration Categories

One $100 non-refundable registration fee per family is due at the time of registration.

  1. Pre-Instrument Twinkle $60
    For children ages 2-4. One class a day without instruments.
  2. Lessons $225
    Three classes daily. For students who are already playing an instrument.
  3. Lessons and Young Readers’ Orchestra $275
    Four classes daily. For string students who are age 7+ in Book 2 of Violin, Viola, Cello, or Bass and are reading some music.
  4. Lessons and Chamber Music (piano) $295
    Lessons, Chamber Music and Orchestra (strings) $295
    Four classes daily. Early registration required.
    For students who are age 9+ and are the level of:
    • Piano – Book 3 Kuhulau Sonatina and above
    • Violin – Book 4
    • Viola – Book 3
    • Cello – Book 3
    • Bass – Book 2

Housing and Meals
Families camp in rustic cabins and dine together in a cafeteria-style setting at Marek Hall. Campfire rings and picnic tables are available throughout the housing areas. The camp offers two large swimming pools overlooking the lakeshore and Central Park beach area.

Single Family, Self-Contained Cabin: $95 adult/$75 child
Some cabins have separated rooms, concrete floors, lavatory with shower, beds, electricity and a few furnishings. A limited number of these cabins are available. Early registration is encouraged to secure a self-contained cabin.

Single Family, Shared Facilities: $80 adult/$60 child
Six cabins are arranged in a semi-circle around the bath building which has several sinks, stalls and separate showers, one side for men, one for women. Cabins have one large room, 24’ x 24’, wooden floor, 6 double bunks with mattresses; electricity furnished.

Camp Sites: Trailer campsite $90, Tent campsite $75

  • Niblock Area: Camping in the woods
    Non-designated sites for tents in the forest with no electrical or picnic table. Numbered sites for RV/Trailer with electricity and picnic table. Rest room, shower facilities and water nearby, 10-15 minute walk to classes.
  • Bernstein: Camping near the lake
    No tents in this area. Numbered sites for RVs/Trailers only with electricity, water, and picnic table. Rest room, shower facilities nearby, 10 minute walk to classes.
  • Sousa Field: Camping at the edge of the forest
    No designated sites for tents with no electrical or picnic table. Numbered sites for RV/Trailer with electricity and picnic table. Rec field, rest room, shower facilities, and water nearby, 10 minute walk to classes.

Off-Camp Housing
While families are not required to stay on campus, we strongly recommend it as a way to embrace the full camp experience. For more information on local accommodations in the White Lake area, visit For Muskegon accommodations, visit West Michigan accommodations can fill quickly during the summer months. Reserve early.

The Suzuki Family Camp provides daily meals in Marek Hall North. Meal times and a menu will be provided upon arrival. In addition to our daily menu options, which include a vegetarian option at each meal, Blue Lake provides limited gluten-free and dairy-free options as a menu supplement for participants with those dietary needs. While we work to greatly limit some common allergens, such as peanuts and tree nuts, there is not a separate allergen-free menu or food preparation area in our kitchen. Call for further details and menu information prior to enrolling. $90 adult/$75 ages 5-11/ages 0-4 free.