SVPDA Academy (formerly SAC Academy)

Expanded opportunities for learning

SVPDA Academy extends the knowledge, resources, and expertise of the School of Visual, Performing and Design Arts beyond the traditional Oregon State University campus population through pre-college programs in the arts, ensembles, and professional development programs.

2023-2024 Music Ensemble Registrations

Basketball Band

Campus Band

Marching Band 

Rhythm and Beavs Pep Band

University Chorale 

Summer 2024 Precollege Summer Programs

Chamber Music Workshop (July 8-13, 2024)

Choir Camp (August 12-16, 2024)

JumpstART (June 23-28, 2024)

Music Technology & Production (2 sessions: July 7-12, July 14-19, 2024 )


Summer Jobs for OSU Students

Each summer, SVPDA seeks to hire several camp counselors including overnight RAs. 

OSU Students who are enrolled in SVPDA are encouraged to apply. 

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Accompanying students to the dining hall and having meals together. 
  • Chaperoning extracurricular activities, such as bowling, swimming, or game nights.
  • Group management - supervision and accountability of youth while in the dorms.

For more information, please email

Complete RA Job Posting


We are also hiring day time camp counselors, who generally work from 8 am to 4 pm. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching portions of the music or arts camp workshops
  • Chaperoning students during lunchtime in the dining hall

Complete TA Job Posting