**Note: The Script writing tract is full. Music tract and Production Camp still have opennings.    

 Writers’ Camp plus Production Camp:
June18 – July 8, 2023 
Production Camp: June 24 – July 8, 2023

The one week Writers’ Camp prior to Production Camp has limits for each of the two tracks. Apply early for the 3-week experience. Priority registration is given to previous campers with acceptance on a rolling basis. Do not delay, camp fills up fast. Priority deadlines are March 1 and April 1, 2023. Final deadline for submission of applications is May 1, 2023.

The one week Writers’ Camp prior to Production Camp will contain 2 tracks: Scriptwriting Track for campers who want to write the script for the original production; Music writing Track for campers who want to write original music and select other music to be performed during the original production. Production campers will spend two weeks participating in auditions, practices, and various theatre classes provided by experienced theatre instructors. At the conclusion of Production Camp, two productions are performed for live audiences in Lee Hall Auditorium on the Mississippi State University campus. Students spend their down time on Mississippi State’s campus led by a team of experienced residence staff.



Mississippi State University's Summer Scholars Program is funded primarily by camp tuition,  Partial on-going funding is provided by the Dean's Office--College of Education and donations/grants.  Yearly, the director of the program submits a grant proposal, which has been graciously received for the past several years, to the Mississippi Arts Commission for program support.