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Band Camp

JUNE 22-27, 2014

Welcome to the most fun-filled Summer Band and Dance Team Camp in the United States! During our 17th year, we will continue our tradition of excellence by providing exciting activities that will benefit campers and band directors. The camp will give high school students an opportunity to interact with Students statewide plus the best marching band program in the nation.

Health Forms

Student health form is included in this packet. It is mandatory that every student (resident and off campus) submit a health form in order to participate in the camp. Campers should include insurance information on the forms.


This camp is not designed for beginners. This camp is designed to add to the musical foundation that has already been established. Student should have at least two years of band experience prior to entering camp.

Dance Camp

The dance camp will give young ladies an opportunity to interact with students across the country plus a chance to receive lessons from the world renowned Dancing Dolls.

At the dance camp girls will be introduced to the following:

1. Intermediate to advanced lessons (progressions, struts, 8 counts, etc.)
2. Tips and strategies of what makes a successful dance group.
3. Tips with cosmetics.
4. Two full routines
5. Many more camp activities.

Enrollment Fees

Resident Students $300.00 Off-Campus Students $200.00

Enrollment fees included:

Instruction on all instruments, all extracurricular activities such as Talent Night, Game Room Night, SU T-shirt, Three meals daily for residents only, Marching Exhibition (Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Southern University Marching Band Practice Field at 6:00 PM).

Please Note: Only certified checks or money orders accepted. No refunds are given once application is received. It is understood that camp participants will not hold sponsors or the university responsible for any loss of personal articles or any accidents which may occur during camp.

Make Certified Check/Money Order Payable to: Southern University Band Camp

Resident Students

niversity dormitories and dining halls will be used by campers. Each dormitory is staffed with trained counselors. Dormitory facilities include recreation space and beautiful parlors. All meals are planned and prepared by trained dietitians. Curfew will be 11:45 PM in your room. A detailed itinerary will be provided to each student upon arrival.

Off-Campus Students

Off campus students will be responsible for their meals and transportation to and from the University during the camp. Meal tickets may be purchased at the dining hall.

Room Assignment

Room selection and assignment will be made at registration. Students wishing to room together are encouraged to check in together. Check in is scheduled for Sunday, June 22, 2014, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Southern University Band Building. There will be a get acquainted hour in the Band Rehearsal Hall at 7:00 pm after registration.

Equipment Needed for Camp

Your own instrument (band students) Sneakers (basically white)
Light, comfortable clothing for humid weather White T-shirt for field (5)
5 pair of black or navy blue shorts White athletic socks (5 pair)

Students may want to bring extra spending money for vending machine snacks, game night activities and souvenirs from campus book store.

Personal items such as iPads, laptops, mp3 players, etc. are permitted, but you are responsible for securing your items!

Linen & Toiletry Articles

Face & wash cloths Sheets (twin size) Pillow Cases Bath towels Toiletry items
Note: Rooms may be cool at night; campers may need a thick blanket or comforter

Percussion Players

Leg rests Stick and Mallets Drums Cymbals


Southern University Summer Band, & Dance Team Camp is not only a very special opportunity to study with specialists in the field, but it brings together the finest young boys and girls for an experience in cooperative living in an atmosphere of culture.

Musicianship and citizenship are considered extremely important. Special recognition and awards are given to those campers who display both qualities. Selection of awards is made by the counselors and band staff.

NOTE: Extra copies of the Band Camp Application can be reproduced to accommodate your band and dance students.

To download the Band Application Form, please click on the link below.