Featuring a diverse group of faculty from a variety of backgrounds, the Twin Cities Bass Camp (July 7-11, 2014) looks like a really good summer option for the student bassist. Featuring Francois Rabbath (a former Contrabass Conversations guest), this five day camp costs $500. More details available at the Twin Cities Bass Camp website.
Here’s a great post from Jeff Weisner from 2009–worth a read or a revisit for sure:
Nice article from Chicagoland’s Midwest Young Artists about NY PHil Principal Trumpet Ethan Bensdorf: