Band Camp Info 2013


FMB CAMP
July 28 thru August 2, 2013
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

Check-in/Check-out Times/Procedure
Camp check in is in the WELCH Hall lobby on Sunday, July 28 from 3-5 PM. See directions below to find your way there, or view the Google Map. If you get lost, call Mr. Keller's cell at 937-243-2031. You will need to check in to get your key and meal pass. You will need to bring your emergency medical form (see below), any money that you owe, and any money for supplies, etc. Check-out is immediately after the End-Of-Camp Show on Friday, August 2, which will be approximately 6 P.M. If your parents are not coming to this show, please arrange your ride for 6:00.

Emergency Medical Form
You will need to give Mr. Keller a new emergency medical form for camp, and include and  information that Mr. Keller needs to know, including any prescription medications you are authorized to have and use. Fairbanks board policy strictly prohibits your participation at camp without this form on file. One will be mailed to you this summer, or you can just download one HERE, print it out, and bring it with you to camp check in or pre-camp rehearsals.

Your remaining camp balance
Camp costs $260 this year. All camp money must be paid no later than band camp check-in. Please make checks or money orders payable to "Fairbanks Music Boosters". No cash can be accepted. If you are not sure how much you owe, please contact Mrs. Garwood HERE.

Camp Staff
Our camp staff is top-notch this year!  Melissa Fink (Otterbein) will be working with flutes and clarinets.  Saxophones and mellophones will work with Oliver Pontius (OSU).  Trumpets will work with Mrs. Cooper.  Low brass will once again be under the direction of Darin Hurst (BGSU) and drumline will welcome Luke Davis as their staff member.  I’m excited for you to get to work with such a great bunch of instructors!

End of Camp Show
We will present an end of camp show for parents, family, and friends at 5 P.M. on Friday, August 2 at our practice field. Dress is summer uniform (remember to bring this to camp). Check out will commence immediately after the show. Everyone is invited to the show, so invite everyone you know!

What to Bring:

Cool Clothing (shorts & T-shirts)
Summer uniform (shorts, shirt, shoes)
Sweatpants
Sweatshirt
Plenty of socks
Two pairs of shoes
A hat
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Towels
Sheets
Blanket
Pillow
Toiletries
Swimsuit
Watch
Alarm Clock
Fan
Music
Instrument
Pencils
Spending Money
Water Bottle
Music Player/Headphones
Phone Card/Cell Phone

Room List
Beginning on July 16, members may sign up for roommates for band camp, if you have not already. There are two persons two a room with four in a suite sharing a bathroom. You may sign up four to a room, or only request one roommate, but you will be placed with another twosome. If you have no roommate preference, do not sign up for a room and you will be placed with another member of the same gender. On Friday, July 19, the room list will freeze and there will be no changes.

Directions:
From Marysville:
Take S.R. 36 East to Delaware. Once inside the Delaware city limits, you will go over a railroad crossing, then go down a hill. At the bottom of the hill, there will be a light at UDF. Turn right on Liberty Street.  Turn right on Oak Hill Ave.  Welch Hall parking lot is the first lot on your left.

From Plain City:
Take S.R. 42 North to Delaware. Take the Sandusky Street exit and continue north. Turn left on S.R. 36 in the center of town (West). At Liberty Street, turn left and go up hill.  Turn immediately right onto Oak Hill Ave.  Welch Hall parking lot is the first lot on your left.

From Columbus:
Take S.R. 23 North to Delaware. Take the Sandusky Street exit and continue north. Turn left on S.R. 36 in the center of town (West). At Liberty Street, turn left and go up hill.  Turn immediately right onto Oak Hill Ave.  Welch Hall parking lot is the first lot on your left.

Via Google Maps:

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General Reminders:

*Come prepared to work hard and have fun!

*You will need a fan, as our dorm is not air-conditioned.

*Bring your swim suit for the pool on Thursday.

*Bring spending money for UDF and McDonald's

*Bring plenty of socks…the grass will be wet in the morning.

*You WILL NEED SUNSCREEN!!! Come prepared for the weather.

*Check out is on Friday, August 4 at 6:00 after the End-of-Camp Show

*Older members that drive to camp are to leave their cars in the lot the entire week. Check your keys at the check-in desk.

*There are no phones in the dorm rooms. Have them call you regularly using a calling card or on a cell phone.

*Parents are welcome to come and watch, but tell boyfriends/girlfriends to stay at home and you will see them on Friday. Mr. Keller can and will ask them to leave.

*Come prepared to work hard and have fun!

Camp Schedule (see below)
What's the schedule going to be like? Mr. Keller has set a tentative itinerary, which will be adjusted to our meal times closer to camp.


Sunday, July 28
3-5 P.M. Check In
5:00 Full Band Meeting
5:30  Dinner
6:15 Drill Rehearsal
7:15 Full Music Rehearsal
7:30                 Sectional Music Rehearsals
8:30                 Music Checks
9:30 UDF
10:00 On Floors
10:30 In Rooms
11:00 Lights Out
Monday, July 29 through Thursday, August 1
7:00 A.M. Doors Open 
7:15                 Stretch/Fundamentals
7:30             Breakfast
8:00 Field Rehearsal
11:30 Lunch
12:15     Full Music Rehearsal
1:00 Sectional Rehearsals
2:15 Memorization/Music Checks
3:15 Free Time/Memorization
3:45 Free Time (Everyone)
4:00                 UDF (pool on Tues)
5:30 Dinner
6:00 Field Rehearsal
8:45 Social Event
10:00 On Floors
10:30 In Rooms
11:00 Lights Out


Friday, August 2

7:00 A.M.       Doors Open

7:30             Breakfast (optional)
8:00 Field Rehearsal
11:30 Lunch
12:15 P.M. Field Rehearsal
3:00 Clean/Pack
4:30 Warm Up
5:00 Show
6:00 Check Out
This schedule may be changed.  Listen carefully to directions for changes.
The show is at 5:00 on Friday and check out is immediately following.
Do not be late.  Tardiness=laps
“Lights out” means LIGHTS OUT and you should be SLEEPING!
Social Events:
Monday – McDonald’s Night
Tuesday – Skit Night
Wednesday – Band Olympics
Thursday – Swim Night

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