Band Camp 2021

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The most exhausting fun you’ll have all summer!

 
 

Do I have to attend band camp?
Yes.
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!

When is band camp?
New for 2021 we will be having a mini camp in the spring followed by our usual week of summer band camp

Spring Mini-Band Camp
Friday, May 13 6pm – 9pm
Saturday, May 14 9am – 1pm

Registration
Thursday, July 21nd @12:30pm – Registration for Guard only
Thursday, July 21nd @6pm – Registration for returning band members
Friday, July 22rd @6pm – Registration for new band members
– Last Name (A to L) begins every 15 minutes from 6:00pm to 7:00
(M to Z) begins every 15 minutes from 7:00pm to 8:00

New Members and Leadership Day
Saturday, July 23th 9am – 1pm HOPOEWAW Day (For new band members and some leadership)

Guard Camp
Thursday, July 21 – Guard leaders & New members, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Friday, July 22 – All Color Guard, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Saturday, July 23 – All Color Guard, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Percussion Camp: July 21, 22, & 23 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Entire Band Camp
Monday – Friday, Jul 25th – July 29th 9am – 9pm

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
  • Sunglasses
  • 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?
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 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)

https://forms.gle/F6X2LwwRr6xLn4MbA

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)
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdShoKR5PWl0lPeAyjCoOlLySCplscgG9fzJmhMCNya1V-06Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

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 shsbandchaperone@gmail.com (Please be advised, you need to renew your dividend registration every year.)

Dividend registration:

https://www.scps.k12.fl.us/district/departments/community-involvement/dividends-volunteer-programs.stml

Let our Chaperone Coordinator know how you’d like to help out this year:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgWGPs53xHqFx2XUE1HI5-tBvlUCJ4ng8jEQ19oaG24CjoeQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Sign up to help out at Band Camp this year!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A054EAAAC28A3FD0-2021

Any donations can be dropped off in the band room during registration night, or any morning during band camp week