• Week Two 2023

  • August 13-19, 2023

Email samw@wumb.edu for waitlist information.

Sponsored by WUMB Radio in Boston, Massachusetts, SAMW offers an exuberant week of intensive instruction, jamming, workshops, concerts and musical collaboration with instructors attuned to the needs of each student. Class topics include Flatpicking and Fingerstyle Guitar, Fiddle, Dulcimer, Mandolin, Voice, Blues Styles, Performance, and Songwriting, as well as the opportunity to learn sound reinforcement skills. Community dancing is also a playful component of the program.


Scott Ainslie          Cheryl Arena
Kate Campbell         Mark Cosgrove
John Doerschuk         Bennett Hammond
Lorraine Hammond         Hubby Jenkins
John Kirk         Saro Lynch-Thomason
Trish Miller         Kerri Powers
Rachel Sumner

SAMW 2023 Fees and Policies

2023 Fees

• Dock Road I-K & Cottages (3-person cabins): $1075 Member / $1150 Non-Member
• College Row, Dock Road A-F (2-person cabins): $1125 Member / $1200 Non-Member
• Inn 2nd Floor: $1150 Member / $1225 Non-Member
• Cabin Z, Tree Line Cabins, Inn Second Floor, double bed: $1175 Member / $1275 Non-Member


• A deposit of $400 for each session reserves your space. Space is limited and will be reserved in the order in which deposits are received.
• Payment balance is due by June 1, 2022.

Failure to pay the balance by the due date will result in a canceled reservation and a $300 processing fee.
Minimum age for enrollment is 18. No exceptions.

Cancellation Policy

• Cancellation by June 1, 2022: full refund minus a $300 processing fee.
• Cancellation by July 7, 2022: full refund minus a $350 processing fee.
• Cancellation by July 28, 2022: full refund minus a $400 processing fee.
• Cancellation after July 28, 2022: all payments non-refundable.

Cancellations must be made via email to samw@umb.edu .
For more information, email samw@umb.edu .

Camp Information

Weather and Environment
This part of New Hampshire can be warm in summer months, but if it rains, it can be kind of cool. Also note that the camp is located in the woods next to a lake, and you need to be vigilant to be careful of your surroundings especially with regards to uneven terrain, bugs, ticks and other critters.

What to Bring or not Bring

To be prepared for all the activities and weather, here are some suggestions on what to bring with you:
• Linens and towels are provided. A coin-operated laundry is available at the Center.
• A small fan with extension cord.
• Sweatshirt/Jacket/Rain Gear/Poncho for cool evenings or rainy days.
• Swimming apparel and towel.
• Flashlight.
• Bug spray.
• Tennis Racquet.
• Your own snack food and any special dietary meals.
• A well labeled mug for water or coffee.
• An extra blanket or sleeping bag.
• Please DO NOT bring hairdryers, curling irons, coffee machines or other heat-producing appliances.

SAMW Campstore

The SAMW store stocks music accessories, instructors CDs and cassettes, sweatshirts, mugs, t-shirts, and an assortment of music related items. Please see the schedule for store hours.

The Geneva Point Store

Our host site, the Geneva Point Center, operates a small store on the grounds offering many necessities and great ice cream!

Local Shopping

The Geneva Point Center is located approximately 3 miles from a general store. In addition, Center Harbor is just 6 miles from the camp and Moultonboro is close by as well.

Emergency Phone Numbers

The Geneva Point Emergency Phone number is 603-253-4366. During off hours there is a beeper number on the answering machine for absolute emergencies.

Location and Directions

Geneva Point Center
108 Geneva Point Rd.
Moultonborough, NH 03254
P:(603) 253-4366