BAND CAMP 2022
DATES: August 1 - 5
Report to the band room at 8:45 a.m. on August 1st. ***Leaders, Percussion, Guard report at 8:00***
We will return approximately 3:00 on August 6th for a final rehearsal and dinner.
Splitter Review is August 5th at 6:00 p.m. Please bring your family and friends and watch our band camp performance at the LHS Varsity Field!
Conditioning: Prepare your body for the physical component of camp. Strengthen your core with planks, sit ups, crunches; Arm strength with free weights and triceps dips; Endurance with running; Leg Strength with squats, calf raises. These are just a few exercises, but if your first inkling of physical movement is August 2nd you will be one sore marcher! You do not have to be an elite athlete, but you do need to prepare your muscles to reduce risk of injury. Do your research on any exercises or check with your doctor.
Pre Camp: July 27th
New members, freshmen, sophomores and Leadership will report at 10:00 a.m. in the band room.
Items to bring: instrument, folio, lyre, wear appropriate marching clothes (you will be active and in the sun!), sunscreen, inhalers if prescribed, tennis shoes, hat, water/water bottle, and pencil.
11:30 - 11:50 Meet and Greet, Introductions
12:00 - 4:00 Marching Fundamentals (bring lunch)
4:30 March Off
4:50 Wrap Up
5:00 Dinner (pizza provided)
5:40 Rehearsal set up/Upper Classmen Report/Music Hand Out
6:00 - 8:00 FULL BAND ENSEMBLE REHEARSAL.
8:00 - 8:30 Camp Logistics/Room Sign Up
Band Camp is located at Sauk Valley Resort www.svresort.com located in Brooklyn, MI
10750 Prospect Hill Hwy, Brooklyn, MI (though GPS will coordinates will land you in the middle of their property away from the camp's entrance.)
Monday: College Day/Hat Day
Tuesday: Pattern Day (wear stripes, polka dots, plaid, etc)
Wednesday: Section Shirt Day
Thursday: Rainbow Day
Friday: Blue/Grey Day