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Band Camp

Bandology’s 5th annual Band Camp is a week-long day camp for keen music students in grades 7-12 who want to improve their instrumental music skills in the summer. Band Camp runs July 12-16, 2021.

We’ve pivoted! To accommodate COVID-19, we’ve shifted to a non-blowing camp. Click here for details about Band Camp V!

Band Camp provides a fun opportunity to advance music skills in the middle of summer for students who are keen musicians and are involved in concert bands in their local high school or junior high.

Led by some of the best conductors, clinicians and music teachers in the GTA, campers enjoy using top-notch music facilities to participate in warm-ups and chorales, break-out into sectionals and small groups, and rehearse as a full concert band. There’s also lots of fun with games, camp projects and team-building activities. At the end of the week, campers have a final day pizza party while preparing for Music and Mocktails, a free mini-concert for parents and friends.

Campers bring their own instruments; percussion equipment is provided. Don’t have your own instrument? Don’t worry – click here for details of our partnership with Long and McQuade.

Read about a typical day at Band Camp

Band Camp is $395 for the week. Before and after care is available for an additional charge. Students bring a nut-free lunch and snacks. Camp spaces are limited, so early registration is recommended. Click here for registration info and to register now.

For campers with financial challenges, we have partnered with local community funding organizations such as the Halton Learning Foundation. Please email us at info@bandology.ca for more details.

Think you are a bit too old to be a camper but have lots of experience and expertise to offer? Apply to become a music mentor! Open to students in grades 11 and up who have lots of music/camp experience. Click here to learn more.

What if? That’s the big question – what if we can’t run our regular in-person Band Camp in 2021? Not to worry – Band Camp Online is ready to go! Our campers had a blast at Band Camp Online in 2020 – click here to learn more.

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If you have any questions about Band Camp, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@bandology.ca or (905) 469-6278.

Bandology is the proud recipient of Town of Oakville Cultural Grants administered by the Oakville Arts Council in 2021, 2020 and 2019.

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Bandology is the proud recipient of Canada Summer Jobs grants in 2020, 2019 and 2018.

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