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Save the dates! Summer 2018 Camps

Jazz Camp: June 11-15, 9AM - 4 PM Daily

Band/Percussion Camp: June 18 - 28, 9AM - 3PM Daily

Music Leadership Camp: June 18-20, 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM Daily

After Care: Band/Percussion camp only 3:30 - 5:30

** Back Again** All Camps Located at Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts!

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Camp is over for summer of 2017 but stay in touch for next years camps!

We have next years dates set, so check back in January to start registering for the 2018 Summer Camps

The Palm Beach County Band Camps operates independently from Dreyfoos School of the Arts, so please send any correspondence directly to Palm Beach County Band Camps, P.O. Box 5323, Lake Worth, FL 33466-5323

Back again for 2018... After Care

After care is available for our band and percussion campers. After care will run from the end of camp from 3:00 to 5:30. The cost will be an additional $90.00 for the nine days of camp. Late fees will apply for students picked up after 5:30.

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Limitted Scholarships Available

Applications due no later than April first. Click here for more information

Lunch Information

Lunch: Students must provide their own lunch! This is a change from past years. This year lunches will NOT be available for purchase. Please have your lunch and all personal items well marked.

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Jazz Camp

This year we once again have featured as our artist-in-residence internationally-renowned piano artist Stephen Scott

Recommended age: students entering grades 8-12, including current year high school graduates, with a minimum of two years experience and play one of the following instruments: alto, tenor or baritone saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, electric or upright bass or drums.

Activities: Jazz Ensembles, Master Classes, Improvisation, Jazz History, Jazz Theory and Jazz Combos for advanced students.

Limited Enrollment: Based on instrumentation, first-come, first-serve basis with full tuition payment

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Band/Percussion Camp

Band Camp Activities: Band rehearsals for all levels, Master Classes, Listening Sessions, Music Theory, Ear Training, Brass and Woodwind Ensembles for advanced students.

Percussion Camp Percussion Camp is back better than ever for its third year! We have two outstanding percussion instructors, Matt Crowning and Eric Rucker, who will show students all of the tricks of the trade through Ensemble rehearsals and Master Classes as well as technique development for all levels. Percussion Camp runs concurrently with Band Camp.

Recommended Age: students entering grades 7-12, including current year high school graduates, with a minimum of one year playing experience and play a traditional band instrument. (No strings.)

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Leadership Camp

Leadership Camp was created in the summer of 2015 to provide an opportunity for students to learn the skills required for a leadership role in their individual band programs, which will also benefit them after high school.

Age: students entering grades 9-12, including current high school graduates. If you are a music student who aspires to be a leader within your own school music program this camp is for you.

Activities: Marching Basics, Conducting, Teaching Techniques, Communication Skills, Team Building.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tuition

Jazz Camp

  • Extra Early: Bird $250 before March 1st
  • Early Bird: $275 before May 15th
  • After May 1: $300

Band/Percussion

  • Extra Early Bird: $250 before March 1st
  • Early Bird: $275 before May 1st
  • After May 1: $300

Leadership Camp

  • Extra Early Bird $130 before March 1st
  • Early Bird $140 before May 1st
  • After May 1: $150

$75 non-refundable Cancellation Fee before June 1

No Refunds after June 1

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Tuition Discounts

Combos

  • Jazz, Band/Percussion Combo: $475
  • Jazz, Leadership Combo: $375
  • Jazz, Band/Percussion & Leadership: $600

Band/Percussion Extras (not available for Jazz or Leadership)

  • Private Lesson Band Camp only $80
  • After Care Band/Percussion Camp only $90

$75 non-nonrefundable Cancellation Fee before June 1

No Refunds after June 1

 

 


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Lunch

Students must provide their own lunch this year This is different from past years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Meets at Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts

Enter on 500 S Tamarind Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

Do not call or send any applications to Dreyfoos School of the Arts

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Palm Beach County Band Camp is not affiliated with or endorsed by the School Board of Palm Beach County or Dreyfoos School of the Arts (DSOA) and the events/activities hosted by PBC Band Camp on DSOA’s premises pursuant to a lease agreement shall not be construed as being conducted, funded, hosted, or sponsored by the School Board or DSOA on behalf of PBC Band Camp. The School Board and DSOA undertake no responsibility for supervising or monitoring PBC Band Camp’s events/activities and will not be liable for any and all actions of PBC Band Camp on DSOA’s premises.