Camp Timbers

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Download Choral & String Camp Registration Form

 Camp Timbers Music Camps
Conducted by Herter Music Center
The Saginaw YMCA

  Band Camp: June 15th - 21st, 2014
  Choral & String Camp: June 22nd - 28th, 2014

This summer, why not have some fun with your instrument and make lots of new friends? Come up to Camp Timbers and advance your musical ability while having fun. Increase your repertoire by playing new marches, classics, and pop music, chosen especially for your ability and experience. Spend an exciting week doing fun electives, playing games and working to perfect a final concert performance. Don't miss one of our Music Camps this summer! Register early, only 202 spaces available for each camp.

Who: Open to students going into 6-10th grades who have "completed" at least one year of musical instruction.
When: Band Camp: June 15th - 21st, 2014
Choral/String:  June 22nd - 28th, 2014
Where: Camp Timbers, West Branch
Special: Free Camp T-Shirts
Features: Visiting Clinicians
Special Evening Performances
Closing: Final Concert - Kirtland Community College

The cost of each seven day camp is only $420.00, which includes lodging, all meals, activities, snacks, electives, music and instruction. The only activity that has an extra cost is horseback riding. Students must bring their own instruments or school provided instruments. Percussionists should bring percussion mallets and sticks. All campers should bring a prepared music piece to play/sing during placements.

The curriculum will include:
1. Daily group sectionals on your major instrument.
2. Two daily music rehearsals.
3. Music clinics by famous clinicians from around the country.
4. Special musical concerts and performances by local and nationally known artists.
5. Electives, swimming, canoeing and cabin activities.
6. Friday night dance, karaoke, and pizza party.
7. Closing Music Concerts at Kirtland Community College.

Events Include
· Zip Line  · Swimming · Bonfires · Pizza Party
High Ropes · Archery · Fishing · Nature Trails · Horseback Riding
Mountain Biking · Karaoke · Canoeing · DJ Dance · Waterslide