Band Camp 2017

Greetings Spartan Band Members and Supporters

Summer is flying by very quickly and it is almost time to start Marching Band Camp 2017. Here is some information that will help you as you plan for the upcoming band camp dates.

All band students must participate in Marching Band.

Band Camp Dates:

July 17, 2017 – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.: Band Officers and Section Leaders

July 18 – 19, 2017 – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.: Percussion/Auxiliary, and Freshman Introduction. (Freshman report to Band Room after White Station High School Freshman Orientation)

July 20 – 21, 2017 – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.: Full Band

July 24 – 28, 2017 – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.: Full Band

July 31 – August 4, 2017 – 2:30 until 5 p.m.: Full Band

What to Bring

Instrument

Positive Attitude

Water bottle

Small backpack or gym bag

Wear shorts, t-shirt and tennis shoes/closed toe shoes (please follow the school dress code)

Hat/sunglasses

A change of clothes (you will get hot and sweaty working outside and should change when practice moves inside)

Hand towel/wash cloth

Sunscreen/bug spray

Snacks for water breaks

Lunch or money to walk to nearby restaurants

Important information

Freshman students are allowed to walk in groups to nearby restaurants for lunch. If you prefer your child to stay and eat lunch at school, then please contact Mr. Sims with this information.

Do NOT eat pasta with red sauce or a heavy meal the night before.

Do NOT eat or drink dairy (milk) for breakfast.

You WILL practice outside until the heat index reaches 105 degrees – then you will practice inside.

You WILL get wet. Sprinklers and other water cooling stations will be set up outside.

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