Summer Music

boy playing trumpet


This is a great way for students to stay in playing shape over the summer months. Summer Band Blast is a mix of band rehearsals, small ensembles, and sectionals that gives players of every playing level an opportunity to improve their skills in each of these settings. All classes are taught by highly qualified professionals. Please read Band Blast flyer for more information.

Only currently enrolled Shawnee Mission students are eligible to attend this camp.

Located at SM North High School, 7401 Johnson Drive 

  • Current SMSD 5th-6th Graders
    JUNE 3-7
  • Current SMSD 7th-8th Graders
    JUNE 10-14

Parents may enroll and pay for Summer Band Blast with the following options:

 1. Skyward Arena Scheduling - Enroll online via Skyward Family Access Arena Scheduling starting at 6:00am on March 21st. Parents who enroll online will need to call or email the Summer Programs office with student's instrument and T-shirt size. All SMSD students have Arena Scheduling open for viewing in Skyward, and will be able to enroll starting at 6:00am March 21st.                     

  1. Enroll in person- (between March 21st- May 24th) at the Summer Programs office, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Located within the Center for Academic Achievement, 8200 West 71st St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to Noon / 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. by appointment only
  • NOTE: In keeping with district security policy, please enter the main entrance with proper photo ID for scanning and ask for the Summer Programs office.
  1. By mail - with a check to the attention of Summer Enrichment, 
    Center for Academic Achievement, 8200 West 71st St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66204. Please make checks payable to Shawnee Mission School District (please do not send cash by mail).

Full payment is due at enrollment. We cannot accept partial payments or payment plans. Online payments not received within 24 hours of enrollment will automatically result in removal of student from the class(es). All online transactions will be charged a $3.00 convenience fee.

Once payment has been made, all class changes, drops and refunds should be requested from the Summer Programs office. 

Click here for cancellation policy. 

Department Contacts
Bill Thomas
Performing Arts Coordinator
Summer Band Blast

Summer Programs office 
(913) 993-9740
Center for Academic Achievement
8200 West 71st St.
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

Office Hours
7:30 a.m - 12:00 noon / 1:00-3:30 p.m. (closed daily 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)
In-person enrollments by appointment only