• Week Two 2024

  • August 18-24, 2024

!!WEEK 2 is SOLD OUT!!
For waitlist information, email samw@umb.edu .

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, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Upright Bass, Voice, Performance, and Songwriting, as well as the opportunity to learn sound reinforcement skills. Community dancing is also a playful component of the program.


Kate Campbell          Mark Cosgrove
John Doerschuk          Martin Grosswendt
Lorraine Hammond          Bennett Hammond
Molly Hebert-Wilson         Pete Kennedy
Maura Kennedy         John Kirk
Trish Miller          Sloan Wainwright
Erica Weiss

SAMW 2024 Fees and Policies

2024 Fees

• Dock Road I-K & Cottages (3-person cabins): $1175 Member / $1250 Non-Member
• College Row, Dock Road A-F (2-person cabins): $1225 Member / $1300 Non-Member
• Inn 2nd Floor: $1250 Member / $1325 Non-Member
• Cabin Z, Tree Line Cabins, Inn Second Floor, double bed: $1275 Member / $1375 Non-Member


• A deposit of $400 for each session reserves your space.  Inn 2nd Floor & Tree Line Cabins are limited, and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
• Payment balance is due by June 1, 2024.

Failure to pay the balance by the due date will result in a canceled reservation and a $400 processing fee.
Minimum age for enrollment is 18. No exceptions.

Cancellation Policy

• Cancellation by June 1, 2024: full refund minus a $400 processing fee.
• Cancellation by July 5, 2024: full refund minus a $450 processing fee.
• Cancellation by July 26, 2024: full refund minus a $500 processing fee.
• Cancellation after July 26, 2024: all payments non-refundable.

Phone cancellations must be made followed with confirmation in writing 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