BAND CAMP 2017-2018

WARDOG BAND CAMP IS FINALLY HERE! We are so excited to get up and running for the season. Below you find our schedule for the next two weeks. This is mandatory for all Wardog Band members. If you know a member that is not getting this info, please pass the information along.

Also, here is the new Remind information for this fall. This is the easiest way to get information out quickly and efficiently, so please add this to your phone, both students and parents. If you could make sure that you have a document reader on your phone that will alleviate missed information. The Remind code is 81010 in the Recipient text box and the Code is @a4cdg67 to send as a text. Please do this ASAP, so you don’t miss anything important.

 

Dates of importance:

July 31-Aug. 4    Wardog Band Camp (Mandatory and Free)

Aug. 7- Aug. 11  Wardog Band Camp week two (Mandatory and Free)

Aug. 11                 Family Picnic at 5:30 (All band family welcome)

Aug. 11                 Wardog Band Kick-off Performance 6:30pm

(Open to the public and free)

 

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Band Camp Itinerary

Week #1

Monday-

8:00        Meet in band room for initial greetings back and explain band camp and how the next                                   two weeks will work

8:20        Form stretch block and begin stretch routine

8:40        Move to track for Cardio and Breathing Gym exercises

9:00        Cardio and Breathing gym

9:45        Break

10:00     Marching Fundamentals

12:00     Lunch Break

1:00        Sectionals (pass out music and start show music)

2:45        Break

3:00        Leadership Skits

3:30        Music Run Through

4:00        Release for the day

 

Tuesday-Friday

8:00        Form stretch block and begin stretch routine

8:20        Move to track for Cardio and Breathing Gym exercises

8:40        Cardio and Breathing gym

9:45        Break

10:00     Marching Fundamentals

12:00     Lunch Break

1:00        Sectionals (pass out music and start show music)

2:45        Break

3:00        Full Band/ Leadership/Music

4:00        Release for the day

 

WEEK #2

Monday-

8:00        Meet in band room for initial greetings back and explain band camp and how the next                                   two weeks will work

8:20        Form stretch block and begin stretch routine

8:40        Move to track for Cardio and Breathing Gym exercises

9:00        Cardio and Breathing gym

9:45        Break

10:00     Marching Fundamentals

12:00     Lunch Break

1:00        Sectionals (pass out music and start show music)

2:45        Break

3:00        Leadership Skits

3:30        Music Run Through

4:00        Release for the day

 

Tuesday-Friday

8:00        Form stretch block and begin stretch routine

8:20        Move to track for Cardio and Breathing Gym exercises

8:40        Cardio and Breathing gym

9:45        Break

10:00     Marching Fundamentals

12:00     Lunch Break

1:00        Sectionals (pass out music and start show music)

2:45        Break

3:00        Full Band/ Leadership/Music

4:00        Release for the day

 

Evening Activities for WEEK #2 (Aug. 7-11)

Tuesday, Aug. 8- 6:00-8:00pm @ MHS “Bath Night” and Uniform check-out…. Getting all instruments and equipment squeaky clean/ and fitting on uniforms

 

Wednesday, Aug. 9- 4:00-6:00 @ MHS “Painting of the Trees”… Sections will paint their tree for the season

 

Thursday, Aug.10- 9:00PM @ NEO Football Field “M” Ceremony… Opening ceremony for the season under the lights. Closed to the public

 

Friday, Aug. 11- 5:30PM at MHS Cafeteria “Family Picnic”… free for band members and their families

6:30 @ MHS MAC Gym- “Kick-off Concert”… free and open to the public

 

MHS WARDOG BAND CAMP — MANDATORY FOR ALL BAND MEMBERS

@ MHS Band Room 8:00-4:00 (there is no charge for the camp)

 

– Please begin hydration plan… 2 bottles of water, then a small Gatorade and repeat at least once before tomorrow.

 

– Students will need workout attire, running shoes, plenty of water, a picnic lunch each day, your instrument and a pencil. You may choose to wear a hat while outside and sunscreen.

 

Have a fantastic Sunday and we will see you tomorrow.

 

Eyes with Pride,

Mrs. Harris

 

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