Band Camp 2019

Reminder: Band Camp is mandatory for all 2019 AHS marching band members!

Band Camp 2019 will take place during the weeks of July 29-August 2 and August 5-August 9, 2019.

Band Camp Dates

Tentative Schedule:

Week 1 – 9AM to 4PM
  • Monday- July 29th- Leadership- Section Leaders, Captains, Drum Majors
  • Tuesday- July 30th- Leadership, Drumline, Guard
  • Wednesday- July 31st- All Freshman, Drumline, Guard, Leaders
  • Thursday- August 1st- All Freshman, Drumline, Guard, Leaders
  • Friday- August 2nd- ALL BAND MEMBERS
 
Monday- August 5th- All Band Members
  • 8:30-12:00- Marching and Drill Outside
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch
  • 1:00-4:30- Music Inside
Tuesday- August 6th- All Band Members
  • 8:30-10:30- Marching and Drill Outside
  • 10:30-12:00- Music Rehearsal
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch
  • 1:00-4:00- Social Activity
  • 4:00-7:00- Music Rehearsal
  • 7:00-8:30- Practice in Stadium
Wednesday- August 7th- All Band Members
  • 8:30-10:30- Marching and Drill Outside
  • 10:30-12:00- Music Rehearsal
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch
  • 1:00-4:00- Social Activity
  • 4:00-7:00- Music Rehearsal
  • 7:00-8:30- Practice in Stadium
 

Thursday- August 8th- All Band Members
  • 8:30-10:30- Marching and Drill Outside
  • 10:30-12:00- Music Rehearsal
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch
  • 1:00-4:00- Social Activity
  • 4:00-7:00- Music Rehearsal
  • 7:00-8:30- Practice in Stadium
 
Friday- August 9th- All Band Members
  • 8:30-12:00- Marching and Drill Outside
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch
  • 1:00-4:30- Music Inside
  • 5:00- Performance for Parents- TBA

All members should have the following ready to turn in on the first day of camp:

  1. Check/cash $100 (checks to AHSBA) for band dues.
  2. Check or cash for shoes. (No shoes will be ordered without payment.) Returning members: find your shoes and make sure they still fit!
  3. Other required forms: Attendance Contract, Student/Parent Agreement, Medical Release Form, Marching Band Order Form)

Important: It will be hot! We will be outside most most days. You will need to protect yourself against heat/sun.

This includes having the following items:

  • Hat (preferably mesh)
  • Sunscreen (SPF 60+) — don’t forget to reapply!
  •  Sunglasses
  •  Comfortable Clothing (preferably light-colored)
  •  Water Bottle
  • Tennis Shoes/Sneakers & Socks (No flip flops, they are impossible to march in.)

Be like the drumline, dress for the heat (and for marching!)

Band Camp 2017 Pictures