Balgowlah Heights Public School Band Program

BAND CAMP 2019

Saturday 23 March and Sunday 24 March

 

ACTION ITEMS

        

1.  Complete your online attendance form by Sunday 10 March

2.  Complete the online Medical, Dietary and Consent Form by Sunday 10 March

3.  Read the information package for details

 

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Dear Parents/Carers

 

Preparations are well underway for Band Camp 2019, which will be held Saturday 23 March and Sunday 24 March at Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation, Wakehurst Parkway, Narrabeen.

 

The Camp is a highlight of the year for our musicians and plays a significant role in developing their musical skills. The two days of music development is equal to almost a term of band rehearsals.

  

All band members are expected to commit to attend for the duration of the camp.  Partial attendance or even a few hours away from tutoring will have an impact on your child's learning and the entire team.  Year 5 and 6 children will be invited to stay overnight on Saturday night.

 

The students and band conductors spend an intensive two days, where they will prepare for the band festivals held in Terms 2 and 3.  Activities include participation in full band rehearsals, small group tutorials, a fun workshop where they will improve their listening and rhythm skills and outdoor activities supervised by teachers and parents.

 

The tuition schedule and other activities are designed to be stimulating and enjoyable for the children from which they benefit greatly.

 

Costs for band camp are included in the annual band fees.

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What you need to do:

URGENT ... please fill in the following forms:

 

1.   Fill in the  online attendance form by Sunday 10 March

2   .Complete the online Medical, Dietary and Consent Form by Sunday 10 March. This form goes directly to Sydney
      Academy of Sport and Recreation.  Access it here

3.   Read the information pack. Access via the red button to the right.

 

You will need the following information to complete the above form:

 

Booking number:       537717

Booking start date:    Saturday 23 March

Booking venue:         Sydney Academy of Sport & Recreation,

 

All student medication must be provided to camp staff at Registration.

Volunteering at Camp

We need help from parents (lots of parents) to assist with a range of tasks leading up to, at Camp and then after Camp.  A volunteer e-mail will be coming to you soon.  Please look out for it and put your name down to assist.  The success of the Camp very much relies on parent assistance.

 

If you have any questions please contact your Band Parent Liaison directly or the Band Administrator on bhpsconcertband@optusnet.com.au.

 

See you at Camp.

 

BHPS Band Camp Organising Team

 

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