Band Camps 2018

Band Camps are one of the most memorable activities for any high school band student. Located is our 2018 Band Camp information. We will have a series of camps before school starts to get ready for the coming season. Band Camp attendance is critical to the success of the Band of Gold. Any student participating in marching band is required to attend. Camp activities include: Learning marching and playing basics, learning field show music, learning field show drill and choreography, meeting new friends and having tons of fun!

All students planning to do marching band must complete the registration process with a parent. 

Final Registration
Thursday, May 17th, 6:00-8:00pm
Sprayberry Band Room


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Head Start Camp 

May 14th, 16th, 17th

5:30-8pm

Head Start Camp is for any student planning to join the Band of Gold. This is the first official activity for the Band of Gold entering the new season. All students must plan to attend this camp. For new and prospective members, this camp is a great way to participate in all of the marching band activities so you can make an informed decision about joining the band. The final decision will need to be made by the final registration at the end of camp. 

For more information or questions, feel free to contact the directors.  

Location: Sprayberry Band Room

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities
  • Instruments:
    • Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trumpets, should plan to bring their instruments 
    • All other students will transfer to marching instruments that are provided by SHS. 
  • Bring a water bottle and make sure you eat a snack before arrival.

There will be marching registration on May 17th for any student not registered for marching band


Pre-Band Camp 

July 11th-13th

9:00-5:00pm

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities
  • Instruments:
    • Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trumpets, should plan to bring their instruments 
    • All other students will transfer to marching instruments that are provided by SHS. 
  • Bring a water bottle and make sure you eat breakfast.
  • All Students should bring a packed lunch for Pre-camp and band camp.

 

Pre-Camp Activities

There will be one or two Pre-Camp Activities after rehearsal on July 11th & 12th from 5:00-7:30pm. These activities may include swimming or some other group activity. These are TBA. 

  • Wednesday, July 11th Activity: Pool Party
  • Thursday, July 12th Activity: Senior Dinner (Seniors Only)
  • Friday, July 13th Activity: TBA

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Full Band Camp 

July 16th-20th

8:00am-8:30pm

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities. 
  • Keep in mind we will be outside for long stretches of time, remember sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, etc...
  • Instruments:
    • Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trumpets, should plan to bring their instruments 
    • All other students will transfer to marching instruments that are provided by SHS. 
  • Bring a water bottle and make sure you eat breakfast. There will be fruit snacks during breaks but a good breakfast is vital. 
  • All Students should bring a packed lunch for the lunch portion of the day. 
  • All students will be served dinner by SBBA each day between 4:30-6:00pm

2018 DRESS UP/THEME DAYS

Each band camp day will feature a theme. These are fun themes and will give the students a opportunity to dress up, play games and have a ton of fun! All attire should be appropriate and not interfere with your ability to march, play or move during camp. 

(THEMES are DECIDED BY THE SENIOR CLASS)

 

Monday: Twin Day

Pair up with another member of the band and dress alike. Feel free to wear wacky outfits and be twins for a day. There will be a contest for the best outfits during dinner. 

Tuesday: Groovy 60's Day

Throw back to the 1960's. Find your best vintage clothing and sport this groovy decade. There will be a contest for the best 60's outfit during dinner. 

Wednesday: Holiday in July

Do you have a favorite holiday? Pick one and show us your holiday spirit.  There will be a contest for the best holiday outfit during dinner.

Thursday: Super Hero Day

Its time for you to become a superhero. Are you the hero we deserve? Show us! There will be a contest for the best superhero during dinner.  

Friday: Class Color Day

All students are asked to sport the color of their class. Find a t-shirt that matches the class colors. There will be class photos taken during camp. 

The 2018 colors are: 

Freshman - Neon Yellow

Sophomore - Light Blue

Juniors -Lime Green

Seniors - Purple

All attire should be appropriate and not interfere with your ability to march, play or move during camp. 


Post Band Camp 

July 23rd, 24th, & 26TH

5:00pm-8:30pm

Post Band Camp is our opportunity to take a breath, digest band camp and have a few more rehearsals before school begins. Once the school year starts we will be on our weekly rehearsal schedule. The post camp rehearsals are in the evening which gives the students time to rest during the day. 

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities. 
  • Keep in mind we will be outside for long stretches of time, remember sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, etc...
  • Marching Band Instrument/Equipment
  • Bring a water bottle and snack if needed.