Band Camp 2023
The most exhausting fun you’ll have all summer!
Do I have to attend band camp?
We need everyone at band camp to practice, practice, practice. We want to have a great halftime show and band camp is the start to a great season.
You will have fun!
Spring Mini-Band Camp
Friday, May 19 6pm – 9pm
Saturday, May 20 9am – 1pm
Thursday, July 20 @6pm – Registration for returning band members – (Last name A-L 6:00-6:30, Last Name M-Z 6:30-7).
Friday, July 21 @6pm – Registration for new band members and all guard – (Last name A-L 6:00-6:30, Last Name M-Z 6:30-7, Guard 7:30).
New Members and Leadership Day
Saturday, July 22 9am – 1pm HOPOEWAW Day (For new band members and some leadership)
Thursday, July 20 – Guard leaders & New members, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Friday, July 21 – All Color Guard, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Saturday, July 22 – All Color Guard, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Percussion Camp: July 20, 21, & 22 – 9:00am to 1:00pm
Entire Band Camp
Monday – Friday, Jul 24 – July 28 – 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
What should I wear/bring?
- Shorts recommended, within dress code. Long jeans will be too hot. Long pants in a thinner material will be fine.
- Light-colored T-shirt that covers your shoulders. Dark colors absorb heat. Tank tops do not protect your shoulders and the back of your neck, which are typical danger spots for skin cancer.
- Closed toe sneakers (no sandals or flip-flops)
- A hat
- Ear plugs for percussion
- Put sunscreen on before you arrive and bring extra sunscreen
- A large water jug or camelback for hydration
- A snack
- For Saturday Spring mini-camp & summer dates bring a bag lunch
- Your instrument
How should I prep for band camp?
Exercise during the summer and practice your music.
Get a goodnight sleep the night before.
Eat a healthy meal before you show up.
You will be outside a lot and exercising a lot, it’s no fun for anyone if you pass out because you are tired or hungry.
I’m a parent what do I need to do to help my student?
Fill out paperwork and volunteer.
If your student did not complete the online band pre-registration (link posted on website/band directors sent link out to students via Skyward at the end of last school year), please have them do so prior to your registration night. (Please check with your student to make sure they didn’t already submit this form before you fill it out for them) 2023-2024 Band Student Information Form
Students must bring their own lunch and a large water jug to band camp with them every day. They can also bring a packed meal for dinner with them each day, or they can purchase a meal from the following selections provided by the BPA each day. (Please note: you will need to pay for the band camp meals at registration night)
Band Camp Dinners: link coming in July
If you’d like to volunteer with the band this year, register to be a Dividend. You must be a registered dividend and 21 years or older to volunteer with the band. Once you receive your dividend approval, forward that email to firstname.lastname@example.org (Please be advised, you need to renew your dividend registration every year, usually beginning in August of the current school year.) Dividend registration. You must sign up each year, usually beginning in August of the current school year.
Sign up to help out at Band Camp this year!
Band Camp Parent Volunteer: link coming in July
Any donations can be dropped off in the band room during registration night, or any morning during band camp week.