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Stratford Marching Knights

Website:  www.stratfordbands.org


Date:  July 14, 2017

that time again-Band Camp!


It’s time for
band camp!  This week will be Percussion
and Color Guard on Monday and Tuesday and Leadership on Wednesday and
Thursday.  Next week starting on July 24thwill start camp for everyone!  Please
read below for important information for camp.  Camp is Mandatory for all
marching students!

All new parents
that we have received packets from have been added to the website.  Web blasts will be sent out all during
marching season with information for the upcoming week and events.  Put on your running shoes parents…..here we

Camp Schedule 

July 17
& 18      Percussion & Guard Camp
9:00 – 4:00 (Staff & Officers 8:00-4:00)

19-20         Leadership Camp 9:00 – 4:00

July 24-28         Full Band & Guard Camp from
8:00-6:00, Friday July 28th Half Day 8:00-12:00

31–Aug 4   Full Band & Guard Camp 8:00
– 6:00, Friday August 4th Full Day and Exhibition at 5:00 for


Band Packets Due

return your completely filled out band packet on the first day of
camp!   The blue Medical Form needs to be
filled out front and BACK and signed by a parent.  Be sure to take off the first pages in the
packet that contain important information for parents.  There is a full packet under the forms
section on our website or just individual pages. Please do not turn in any band
packets or money to the Stratford High School main office!! Give to Mr. Smith!


Camp starts at 8:00 sharp!  Arrive
early to be on time!  Pick-up time is
For the safety of our students, please do not pull up in front of the
band room at the curb to pick up your student!
 Please find a parking spot and be ready for
your student when they dismiss. Parents are not allowed in the band room while
the director is dismissing the students. 

will need to bring the following:

Completed band forms (if not already sent in)

A personal water jug with a handle is best!  Be sure they are drinking plenty of water all

Towel -beach or large bath towel.  They will use these to sit on inside and

Dress is comfortable shorts, shirt and tennis shoes.  Athletic clothing works well.It will be hot!

Sunblock and hats for outside. 

Eat a healthy breakfast (avoid
milk and dairy products
in the mornings before camp)

Bring a lunch and

A change of clothes
is helpful.

We are asking for donations of powdered Gatorade for camp
and rehearsals!  Blue or Yellow only.
  We have some students with allergies to the
red and orange colors. 

Attendance is MANDATORY!  if your student will
miss any part of camp or will miss a rehearsal during the school year make sure
they have turned in the green absentee form to Mr. Smith.
  These are available in the band room or you
can print one off the website. 

J  Any questions please
email or call Chrystal Ledbetter or Sue Hund. 
We will be happy to talk to you about camp answer any other question you
may have!! 


Any questions

Contact Information for the Band Boosters:

Fees and money questions:  Doris Mungin 

Chaperoning: Anita Iliff      momisbest1@gmail.com  or 843-817-2856 or

Petty    843-412-6259 or dcpetty@comcast.net

Concessions: Shawn & Wendy
wendy.edgin@comcast.net, shawn.edgin@comcast.net,

Wendy 843-813-4105  Shawn  

Fundraising:  Stacy West  
sawest333@gmail.com,   843-343-9598

Band class and camp questions: Todd
smitht@bcsdschools.net  office phone 843-820-4033

All other questions:  President-Chrystal Ledbetter   843-814-1364 or crledbetter@gmail.com

Sue Hund   
susanhund79@att.net    843-270-0190

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