Marching Band Dates:

Marching Band Dates:

Attention all Marching Band Members!!!

Important dates for the Fall 2019 Season

What?????     Marching Band?????     2019?????

YEP!!!!!       Mark your calendars now!!!!!

Mr. Barney and the Board wanted to get everyone dates for the 2019 Fall Marching Band Season Camps as early as possible in order to allow families to make summer plans.

Mini-Camp: June 10-11, 2019

Times: 9-12:00(noon) Tentative

Who: All Marching Band Members(instrumentalists, drum majors, color guard, and managers)

Location: Pleasant Valley Elementary Upper Practice Fields

This 2 day mini camp gives members a chance to try out camp, meet everyone and learn the basics of the marching band.  Mini camp is mandatory UNLESS you are out of town for a pre-planned event AND have notified Mr. Barney in advance.

Home Camp Week 1: Monday, July 29-Thursday, August 1, 2019

Times: 8:00 am-12:00(noon) Tentative

Who: All Marching Band Members(instrumentalists, drum majors, color guard, and managers)

Location: Pleasant Valley Elementary Upper Practice Fields

Home camp allows the Marching Band to start to learn the music and drill for both pregame and our halftime show before heading to Away Camp. Attendance is mandatory. Any conflicts or issues should be directed to Mr Barney.

Away Camp: Sunday, August 4-Friday, August 9, 2019

Times: 12:00 Noon on Sunday, August 4 until 12:00 Noon on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Who: All Marching Band Members(instrumentalists, drum majors, color guard, and managers)

Location: Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA

Attendance is mandatory.

Away camp is a tradition for the Peters Township Marching Band. All students will travel to Slippery Rock University and stay in the dormitories Sunday afternoon until Friday afternoon.  This gives everyone the opportunity to learn the pregame and halftime shows with the directors and bond as a group.  A nurse and volunteer parent chaperones will also stay in the dorms with the students.  The cost in prior years has been approximately $325.00.  A discount may be approved, for members only of the PTMB, which will be voted on in May, 2019.

Attendance is mandatory. You  must attend Away Camp in order to participate in the Fall 2019 Season. Any questions can be directed to Mr. Barney (barneym@pt-sd.org). Information regarding registrationwill be made available in June, 2019.

Home Camp 2: Monday, August 12-Friday, August 16, 2019

Who: All Marching Band Members(instrumentalists, drum majors, color guard, and managers).

Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm with a 1 hour lunch break (Tentative)

Location: Pleasant Valley Elementary Upper Practice Fields

Home Camp 2 allows the Marching Band to put everything together and finalize the pregame and halftime show in time for the beginning of the season.  One day will be dedicated to professional pictures and an evening parent preview. Attendance is mandatory. Any conflicts or issues should be directed to Mr. Barney.

Other Dates:

In the fall, the marching band typically practices two days a week after school.  More information on dates and times will be published in the spring.  Additional dates for leadership, drum line and color guard will be announced in the spring. Marching band representatives will travel to the middle school in the spring to discuss participation in the marching band with the 7th and 8th graders.

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