Bands Alive Summer Camps

Dates and Costs for the 2019 Bands Alive Summer Camps will be announced in the fall.

Online registration will open in the spring.

Concert Band Camp

- For students grades 6-12, concentrating on band music in the concert setting.  Students will work in sections as well as rehearse with full band throughout the camp!

Cost:  

Cost includes: room (2 students per), meals, all activities, camp / performance shirt

Leadership Camp

- For drum majors, section leaders and color guard captains, with classes in leadership, conducting patterns, team-building, and more!

Cost: 

Cost includes: room (2 students per), meals, all activities, camp / performance shirt

Color Guard / Winter Guard Camp

- For color guard / winter guard students grades 7-12, with classes in equipment (flag, rifle, sabre), movement, marching basics, and performance!  This camp is designed for individuals or complete color guard teams.

Cost: 

Cost includes: room (2 students per), meals, all activities, camp / performance shirt

 

Camp FAQs

What are the benefits of summer camp?

Summer band camps provide instruction, rehearsal and performance experiences that will enhance student growth as a musician, leader and role model in their own school program.  Additionally, campers will enjoy making friends from other schools, as well as have the opportunity to work with some fantastic MSU Band faculty and students!  Evening activities are geared toward recreation and fun.

What age level are the camps designed for?

Band Camp is for students grades 6-12 and focuses on music in the concert setting.

Leadership Camp is for students grades 9-12.

Color Guard / Winter Guard Camp is for students grades 7-12.

Where do campers stay?

All campers are housed in University Residence Halls. Camp counselors are on duty at all times.

Where do campers eat?

All meals are served in one of the University's Dining Halls.

Who teaches at the camp?

Camp staff is comprised of MSU Band Faculty and Staff, leaders from the Pride Band Program, marching techs with extensive drum corps experience, and highly respected music educators from throughout the Midwest.

Questions?

Please contact us at 417-836-5454 or email: bands@missouristate.edu