YMCA Camp Timbers

Herter Music Camp

This summer, why not have some fun with your instrument and make lots of new friends? Come up to Camp Timbers and advance your musical ability while having fun. Increase your repertoire by playing new marches, classics and pop music, chosen especially for your ability and experience. Spend an exciting week doing fun electives, playing games and working to perfect a final concert performance. Register Early!

Herter Music Band Camp is designed for students entering grades 6-9. Campers are immersed in a culture of music, while still experiencing the safe, fun and enriching daily camp activities of YMCA Camp Timbers. For over 25 years, Herter Music Centers in Bay City has given students this amazing opportunity to further their love of music.


In addition to camp activities, Herter Band Campers take advantage of the following:

  • Daily group sectionals on your major instrument
  • 2 daily concert band rehearsals
  • Instrumental clinics by famous clinicians from around the country
  • Special evening musical concerts by local and nationally know artists
  • Friday night dance, karaoke and pizza party
  • Closing band concert at Kirtland College located 10 miles north of exit 222 St. Helens


See and experience YMCA Camp Timbers for yourself! You can learn a lot about camp by digging deeper into our website, but it isn’t quite the same as meeting a member of our staff face-to-face and enjoying a walk through the property. Let us show you why we love Camp Timbers and answer all of your questions.

Schedule a Private Tour

To schedule a private tour of camp, please contact us at:
(989) 345-2630

Directions to Camp


Virtual Tour of Facilities

Want to see our camp’s facilities? Check out our 360 Facilities Tour.

Register Online