BAND CAMP 2023
DATES: August 6 - 10 (Saturday - Wednesday)
Report to the band room at 8:00 a.m. on August 6th. ***Leaders, Percussion, Guard report at 7:30***
We will return approximately 4:00 on August 10th 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: August 1 &2
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.
August 1 & 2: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Band Camp is located at YMCA Sherman Lake https://www.shermanlakeymca.org located in Augusta, MI
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