CAMP SCHEDULE




OPENING CAMP MEETING

MRD CAMP WILL OFFICIALLY BEGIN AT 3:30pm ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, WITH A MEETING ON THE UPPER QUAD IN FRONT OF WILSON HALL (see enclosed map). All MRDs should plan to meet in front of Wilson Hall by 3:30pm.  In case of rain/inclement weather, we will meet inside Wilson Hall.  Instruments are NOT required at this meeting, but will be needed after dinner for our first rehearsals.

 

SUNDAY SCHEDULE

Please review the enclosed schedule for the first day of MRD Band Camp.  With everything that takes place during this first day, it is necessary for all members to be informed and responsible for reporting to the assigned locations at the appropriate times.  PLEASE PAY CAREFUL ATTENTION TO SCHEDULE UPDATES DURING BAND CAMP (and the season), AS TIMES AND LOCATIONS MAY BE ADJUSTED DUE TO POTENTIAL INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS AND/OR FACILITY AVAILABILITY.


CLICK HERE to download the MRD CAMP SUNDAY SCHEDULE.

 

 

BASIC CAMP SCHEDULE

The MRD Camp Schedule will follow this basic outline each day, with a few exceptions (listed below):

 

8:30am            Morning Sessions

11:30am            Lunch Break

1:00pm            Afternoon Sessions

4:30pm            Dinner Break

6:00pm            Evening Sessions

9:00pm            Camp Closing

 

 

SOME IMPORTANT TIMES DURING THE WEEK:

Sunday, August 17 – Uniform Distribution for all returning members (2013 uniform) @ Forbes Center

Thursday, August 21 – NO morning or afternoon rehearsals (Freshmen Orientation), 5pm evening rehearsal

Friday, August 22 – MRD Performance @ Freshman Pep Rally

Saturday, August 23 – Final Camp Rehearsal (time T.B.D.) – camp closing– no evening rehearsal

Monday, August 25 – FALL CLASSES BEGIN! MRD Sectionals – 6-7:30pm

Tuesday, August 26 – FIRST REGULAR FULL MRD REHEARSAL at Bridgeforth Stadium6-7:30pm

 

FRESHMEN ORIENTATION

The JMU Band Office works with the Office of Orientation to accommodate the needs of all incoming students. 

AN ORIENTATION SCHEDULE FOR ALL MRD FRESHMEN IS INCLUDED IN YOUR PRE-CAMP PACKET.  PLEASE REVIEW THIS CAREFULLY.  You can also visit www.jmu.edu/orientation for more information, or contact us with any questions.  



CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2014 MRD CAMP FRESHMAN ORIENTATION SCHEDULE.