SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION

Begins JULY 22, 2024 at LHS! 

7:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Marching Band Camp is MANDATORY.  This camp will form the basis of the upcoming year’s performance.  The students learn to work in their respective sections and as one group.  They get to meet their leaders and band members.  Morning snack and lunch are provided by Bandstanders.  Students must organize your own transportation. 

**Best time for summer vacation is between June 27 and July 21, 2024. 

**Remember: Full schedule is available on the band website calendar. Please free your schedule so you are available for all rehearsals. If you have a planned/emergency rehearsal absence, please click link and fill out form to alert directors: Rehearsal Planned Absence Form (google.com)


Typical Band Camp Schedule:

7:00am-11:30am- Visual Rehearsal

11:30am-1:30pm- Lunch Break

1:30pm-5:00pm- Music Rehearsal

  • Rehearsals are ON rain or shine. 
  • All camp rehearsals will take place at LHS!
  • Lunch and snacks will be served each day of camp.

 Please make sure your band member has the following items to be fully prepared for camp:

  • Instrument/Equipment
  • Large Water Jug (label it!)
  • Sunscreen
  • Athletic Shoes/Socks
  • Sunglasses or Hat
  • Lyre (brass and woodwinds only)
  • Flip Folder (woodwinds only) - Grover-Trophy 10 Window Flip Folio for Marching Band (sold on Amazon or at Nottlemans)

 General Camp Recommendations and Tips:

  • Shoes
    • Check shoes
    • Soft-soled shoes with adequate arch and heel protection
    • Shoes like Vans lead to the most foot, ankle and knee pain problems
    • No flip-flops or skater shoes. 
  • Sun
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Light-colored, loose-fitting clothing
    • Rx (prescription) and OTC (Over the Counter) meds can increase sun sensitivity
    • Sunscreen
  • Sweat
    • It is essential for students to know when they are not sweating any more
    • Rx meds can increase body temp and decrease sweating
    • Drink LOTS of non-caffeinated beverages at home
  • Water Bottles
    • Large insulated bottles are best (half-gallon to gallon). 
    • Make sure to label it.

Parent Volunteers:  

Lots of help is needed for Marching Band Camp including food, uniforms, and comfort stations.  Please check out the Volunteer Opportunities on the home page to sign up.  Thanks for your support. 

Planned Absence?

If your student has a planned absence (or an emergency) that will cause them to miss a marching band rehearsal, please fill out an absence form to alert directors.

 

Absence Form