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Band Camp Concert

7/21/2016

As a reminder, parents must pick up their student(s) from Band Camp on Saturday, July 23, at Pine Summit Camp in Prescott [map]. Attend the Camp BBQ from 11am-12pm if you've pre-purchased BBQ tickets, or bring your own lunch. The concert begins at 12:30pm. Please do not arrive earlier than 10:00am so that the students' morning activities are not disturbed. Transportation is not provided back to Tempe. Please attend the camp concert or make arrangements for your student(s) to ride home with another family.





7/13/2016

Update: We've uploaded two documents that might be of interest: the Band Camp Daily Schedule and the Presentation [large PDF] from Saturday morning's meeting.

Attention new and returning marching band families: the Band Camp Meeting is Saturday, July 16. Attendance is mandatory. Schedule: 8:00am for new members and anyone needing to try on marching shoes and gloves for size; 9:30am for everyone -- parents and students.

Band boosters will be selling booster wear, collecting band booster membership fees, and taking glove and shoe orders. They will also cheerfully answer any questions you may have, just ask. Mr. DuPlessis and Mr. Werner will cover camp information, including student conduct expectations.

Transportation to the camp will be provided. Truck crews will begin loading the trucks at 7:30am on Monday. All students should arrive at Corona on Monday by 9:00am to start loading luggage (please review the packing list). Don't forget your hat, sunglasses, water bottle, and music binder. Students will depart for Prescott at about 9:30am. We will stop at Prescott Gateway Mall for lunch (bring money!) and will ultimately arrive at camp around noon.

Attend the 12:30pm Pine Summit Camp performance on Saturday, July 23. The BBQ will take place from 11am to noon. Remember that parents will need to provide transportation of their students back from camp [map]. We recommend bringing folding chairs and the like for watching the concert.

Marching Band Shoe Orders

7/13/2016

Order this season's hottest trend, the MTX marching shoe, on Saturday, July 16th at 8:00am in the CdS auditorium. The MTX is designed for hardcore marching and is in a class of its own with rugged endurance, extreme stability, comfort, feel, and contemporary styling. Uniform managers will be on hand to answer any questions. Shoe and glove samples will be available to try on. Remember to order new shoes if you've outgrown your old pair. Music flip folders, replacement water bottles, and extra show shirts can also be ordered at this time also.

Cash or checks only accepted at this meeting. Orders may be placed and paid for online via Square. Square pricing is 5% higher to cover processing fees. All orders due Friday, 7/29/16. Download an order form here.



Band Camp 2016!

updated 5/13/16

UPDATE: Help us make Band Camp a success by donating some necessities that keep our kids going! Items can be brought to the Band Room (C169) during the school year or during summer practice, but are needed at the very latest by June 29, 2016 at the last summer rehearsal. If you can help out, please see our Band Camp Wish List. Thanks!


Corona del Sol's Band Camp will take place this year from Monday, July 18 to Saturday, July 23 at Pine Summit Camp in Prescott. If your student is attending, here is what you will need to do:

Step 1: Fill out the online form for your student.

Step 2: Download, print, read, and fill out the appropriate portions of the paperwork [PDF, 2.5MB].

Step 3: Send in payment to Corona del Sol (March 31 deadline for $400 "early-bird" price, $450 after March 31). This may be paid through a tax credit, as discussed in the packet.

Step 4: Turn in all paperwork (including physicals and medical clearance forms) by May 6, 2016.

Additional information will be provided as we get closer to the July date.

CDS Band Boosters Online Store


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Check out our Square Store, which will allow you to pay online for various Booster items, Band Booster memberships, and other awesome stuff!




Volunteer Opportunities!


During the school year (particularly during Marching Band season) there are often a wide variety of activities that Boosters can help out with. Here is an updated list of current volunteer opportunities:

- Hydration Team (Assist with filling, transporting, and setting up water coolers in the stands during football games).

- Competition Hydration Needs (For invitationals and competitions during the year).

- Bus riders (For parents who have been cleared by the district).

- Uniform Check-In (Also for parents who have been cleared by the district).

- General Band Booster Opportunities (See the list of example tasks, such as pit crew, uniform alterations, etc.).


CDS Band Individual and Corporate Sponsorship Program 2016-2017

7/16/2016

We are happy to announce our Individual and Corporate Band Sponsorship Program for the upcoming year! There are multiple levels, depending upon what you are comfortable donating. Details are available in these documents: Corporate Sponsorship Details and Individual Sponsorship Details.

How We Keep in Contact


We like to keep in touch with our awesome boosters. Toward that end, most of the information you need to know can be found at this website (particularly the Gmail calendar on the right) as well as our occasional e-mails. We also like to use Twitter and Facebook from time to time for news, quick reminders, etc. If you think that you are not receiving e-mails, please first check your spam folder (or "promotions" tab in Gmail), and if you're still having issues, please try our e-mail sign-up form.