Camp ExtravaBANDza will be here very soon! We have a fun, exciting, and educational camp planned for the kids. Listed below, we have included all of the information that you need to plan for the camp.
We have attached release and medical forms for Camp ExtravaBANDza. Please print and sign these forms and turn them in during registration on Sunday.
IMPORTANT! NEW CAMP LOCATION!
Camp ExtravaBANDza will be held on the Middle Georgia State University, Cochran Campus! Below is the address to the entrance of the University. Middle Georgia State has several campuses, so please make sure that you are navigating to the Cochran campus.
Middle Georgia State University, Cochran
1100 Second Street, S.E.
Cochran, GA 31014
Check-in will be in KNIGHTS HALL from 3 PM to 5 PM on Sunday, June 10. After check-in, students will be able to settle into their rooms and play their audition for chair placement. Knights Hall is located on College Street. Please see the attached map for more details.
There are a number of one way streets on campus. Use the directions and map below to avoid the one way streets.
Direction to Knights Hall:
From 2nd Street turn onto Ann Street. Wendy's will be on the corner.
Ann Street will curve to the right and change to Frank Cook Road.
Make a sharp RIGHT TURN onto College street after you pass Gateway Dorm.
The parking lot will be on the left.
The camp will end with a concert at 5 PM on June 13 in WALKER HALL. There is limited parking in front of Walker Hall. Additional parking is available behind Walker Hall.
If you have any questions about the camp, please email us or give us a call. It is going to be another great Camp ExtravaBANDza!
All middle school band students are welcome to attend Camp ExtravaBANDza. Students should have at least one year of band or lesson experience to attend the camp. Camp ExtravaBANDza provides campers a wonderful opportunity to have fun, make great music, and learn in a well-supervised, safe environment. All camp activities will be held on the Cochran campus of Middle Gerogia State University. Instruction will be provided by experienced music educators with proven success working with middle school band students. In addition to great musical instruction, campers will enjoy great recreational activities, team building exercises, leadership training…and even arts and crafts!
The primary goal of Camp ExtravaBANDza is to offer a great music camp experience at an affordable price. Our experienced and dedicated staff is recognized for excellence in teaching young people and has a proven track record of motivating young students to high levels of achievement.
Master Classes for each instrument are designed to help students develop an understanding of their instruments, as well as methods for developing better range, tone quality, technique, and expression in performing.
Large and small ensemble instruction gives students numerous opportunities to rehearse, perform, and experience making music.
Supervised Recreational Activities include pool time, walking trails, ensemble performances, movie night, ice cream social, dance, arts and crafts, and other opportunities to socialize with fellow campers.