Participants of all ages, levels, interests, and tastes welcome!

Guitar Camp USA is an event for players and music-lovers of all ages, levels, interests, and taste! Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan, our four day programs offer activities and workshops for you. Our environments are non-competitive and are strictly about immersing oneself in the joys of music and our lovely surroundings!

Tommy Emmanuel Invites You to Guitar Camp USA 2017 in Carmel, CA!

Asilomar Conference Grounds

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 Setting & Accommodations

Asilomar offers charming, rustic accommodations perfect for anyone dedicated to rest and reflection. In keeping with this tradition, guest rooms are free of modern-day distractions such as telephones and televisions. You can thank us later for the extra focus!  All lodging rooms have private baths, and many buildings feature common living rooms appointed with fireplaces and inviting overstuffed chairs. We look forward to watching you inspire each other in your downtime.

Area Attractions

Kayaking, sky diving, deep sea fishing and whale watching are just a hint of wonderful experiences available on the Monterey Peninsula. This spot is the epitome of relaxation brought on by inspiring nature – which means it’s a perfect place to get those creative juices flowing.

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Area Activities

  • Asilomar Walking Tours
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking & Walking Trails
  • Shooting Pool
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming
  • Surfing

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Featured Guests


Andy McKee


Richard Smith


Brooks Robertson


Pat Bergeson

Travel Directions

Asilomar Conference Grounds

800 Asilomar Ave
Carmel, CA 93950

Asilomar Conference Grounds

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Instrument Travel

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Maton TE1 Guitar Upgrade!

Choose the Maton TE1 upgrade when you register and this hard-to-find will be waiting for you when you arrive.  Tommy will play and sign each one.

The TE series guitars are an outstanding tribute to Tommy’s musicianship and Maton’s superior craftsmanship.

Not widely commercially available in the Unites States and built to Tommy’s specifications, the TE series provides the huge tone and performance you would expect from a guitar bearing his name.

Guitar and Gig Bag a $3,999 value for only $3,500

*Note: your guitar will be available for pickup at camp when you arrive.  It cannot be shipped to you before the event.


Pricing and Registration

Room Types and Pricing

  • Shared Room with Two Beds

    Standard Room with two beds and a roommate. You may either name a fellow registrant as your roommate or one will be assigned by Dreamcatcher Events. Roommate matches are based on age and gender. If signing up with a roommate in mind, please enter their name in the “Roommate” field as you continue registration. Roommate must also register for Guitar Camp USA. Pricing is per person.

  • Single with One Bed

    Standard room with one King bed. Pricing is per person.

  • Bring Your Loved One

    If you would like to have your loved join you at Asilomar but not participate in workshops, we recommend this price point. You both share the accommodations, dine together with the group for all meals at Asilomar, and attend all evening concerts together. During the days, while one of you is participating in workshops and living out your guitar virtuoso dreams, your loved one can enjoy the wonderful accommodations and interesting things to do in the Carmel area. Your choice of one King Bed or two Queen Beds. Pricing is for one participant and one non-participant.

  • Couples Room

    A standard room with a King bed meant to be shared by a couple BOTH PARTICIPATING IN ALL ACTIVITIES.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • 3 amazing meals a day
  • All workshops, activities and entertainment for 4 days and nights
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi

What's Not Included

  • Transportation
  • Alcohol and snacks
  • Sighteseeing excursions in the area
  • Personal musical gear – please bring your own instruments if you are not signing up for our premium upgrade

Pricing and Registration Policy

  • Registration & Payments
    • All rates are per-person, unless stated otherwise.
    • All prices subject to change. Prior sales excluded. Dreamcatcher Events reserves the right to change any price, package or offering at any time without prior notice.
    • All rates are subject to 8.9% surcharge, which includes all local, state, and occupancy taxes.
  • Installment Payment Plans
    • Upon registration, a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total purchase amount is charged to your credit card.
    • 100% of the remaining balance due on installment sales is automatically charged to the credit card on file on April 1, 2017.
    • Any registrations received after April 1, 2017 must be paid in full at the time of registration.
  • Minor Policy
    • 16 and 17 year olds are permitted with consent forms. Participants under 16 are permitted if accompanied by legal guardian/chaperone and a consent form.
  • Cancellations
    • All payments and deposits are final and non-refundable.

For complete details please see our Registration and Payment Policy