BAND CAMP 2023
DATES: August 6 - 10 (Saturday - Wednesday)
Band Camp is located at YMCA Sherman Lake https://www.shermanlakeymca.org located in Augusta, MI
Report to the band room at 8:00 a.m. on August 6th. ***Leaders, Percussion, Guard report at 7:30***
Buses will leave LHS at 8:30 a.m. on August 6th for Lake Sherman.
We will return approximately 4:00 on August 10th for a final rehearsal and dinner.
Splitter Review is August 10th at 6:30 p.m. Please bring your family and friends and watch our band camp performance at the LHS Varsity Field!
Pre Camp: August 1 & 2 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
New members and leadership will report both days. Returning members will report on August 2nd only.
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.
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.
Band Camp Spirit Days:
(optional for students, but FUN to participate in!)
Saturday: Pattern Day
Sunday: Tourist Day
Monday: Neon Day
Tuesday: Section Day
Wednesday: Blue/Grey Day
$425 (includes consumable uniform pieces) Cost to attend camp should NOT be a reason to not attend. Please email Ms. Schwegler with financial needs and fill out the scholarship form below. There are also opportunities to raise funds throughout the year to help with travel costs. Payments can be check (Lincoln Band Boosters), cash, or CC via Charms. It is preferred that camp is paid prior to departure, HOWEVER, the boosters will allow families to pay on a schedule that works best for their family.