Saskatchewan Band Camps

 WHAT IS BAND CAMP?

A great way to receive excellent musical instruction in a fun-filled week!  The Saskatchewan Band Association offers comprehensive instruction for woodwind, brass and percussion students who have one or more years of playing experience.  Band Camps are hosted in Regina, Saskatoon and Yorkton as week long day camps.  Kenosee Lake Junior Camp is offered as a week long full residential camp at Clearview Camp in beautiful Kenosee Lake Provincial Park. 

What camp offers

SBA Band camps provide  an incredible mix of private lessons, sectional instruction, master classes, theory, ear and rhythm training along with full band, staff performances and recreational activities.  Participants experience a week filled with specialized instruction and fun that they won't soon forget!  

Students are assigned to a band on the first morning of camp, according to their musical experience and performance ability. The camps focus on improving performance skills that relate directly to the positive experiences of playing in a large ensemble.  Of course, each camp wraps up with an exciting public concert

Important Information for Parents

       STOP!      Before you register...   

NEW:  In order to register your child or children for Band Camp, you will need to log in. 

Please create your free Band Camp Family Account before registering for camp. 

Your Band Camp Family Account will link any child you register directly to your account, streamlining the registration process and giving you direct access to update your contact information, view past payments and more.   Once you register for your Family Band Camp Account you will receive a confirmation email with your user name and temporary password. Once you are logged in you can change your password if you wish. 

If you have any questions about the Band Camp Registration process you can reach us at:  sask.band@sasktel.net .   

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Which Type of Camp Is Right for You?

Junior Camps: Are for students who have completed at least one year of playing, up to and including grade 9.

Senior Camps: Are for students from Grades 9 - 12 (including graduating grade 12s)

RECREATION

It is not all work at SBA Camps. Although music is the focus, recreation and fun are an essential ingredient in the overall camping experience. In addition to breaks and free time, each day, a wide-array of planned activities keep students active and involved. Depending on the particular camp, students participate in a wide variety of activities during scheduled recreation periods. The fun continues into the evening with activities such as dances, movies, student talent night, faculty recitals and other concerts. 

ROOM & BOARD

The Kenosee Lake Jr. Camp is held at Clearview Church Camp in Kenosee Provincial Park. This is a residential camp where all students and staff stay on-site in cabins. All accommodations and meals are included in the Camp Registration Fee. Space for this camp is limited so register early.    Kenosee Lake is our ONLY residential camp, room and board is not offered at Regina, Saskatoon, or Yorkton.

JAZZ OPTION

Some camps may offer a Jazz component. This option will be for interested students  who have at least one year of experience in a Jazz Band.

 


FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE

CREATIVE KIDS provides financial support to help reduce financial barriers for children participating in the areas of arts and culture. Go to: http://www.creativekidssask.ca/ for information and to apply.

Financial assistance may also be available through community organizations, service organizations, music booster groups, and your local school.

The Saskatchewan Band Association also offers financial support for students who may not be able to attend due to financial reasons. Please contact us if you would like information on receiving financial assistance.

SBA Band Camp Refund Policy

Registrations cancelled 30 days or more before the camp start date will receive a FULL REFUND minus a $25 Administration Fee.

Registrations cancelled with less than 30 days notice will not be eligible for a refund.


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SBA Band Camps Proudly Supported By:

The Saskatchewan Band Association receives major funding from Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation. Proceeds from Saskatchewan Lotteries support over 12,000 culture, sport, and recreation groups throughout Saskatchewan.

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