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Northwest Missouri State University


2015 Camp Schedule

All dates are required. Students residing on campus will be allowed to move in early; campus housing early-arrival fees will be paid for by the Music Department.

Please note that freshmen will be able to attend Advantage (in bold) and Camp activities.

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Saturday, Aug. 22 - All Student Staff Report

Student Staff, New Colorguard & All Drumline
9 a.m. Campus Residence Check-In
(retrieve keys and move into campus housing at this time)
Forrest Village
1-4:30 p.m. Orientation/Meetings/Rehearsals FA 116
4:30 p.m. Early Dinner (provided by the BMB) FA 116
6 p.m. Team Building (MOERA) Mozingo

Sunday, Aug. 23 - NEW Colorguard and ALL Drumline Report

Student Staff, New Colorguard & All Drumline
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Campus Residence Check-in
(retrieve keys and move into campus housing at this time)
The Station
2-3 p.m. BMB Registration & Orientation Fine Arts Lobby
3-4:30 p.m. DL & CG:  Rehearsals
    Staff:  Meetings/Rehearsals
FA 116/TBA
4:30-6 p.m. Colorguard:  Rehearsals
   Drumline:  Auditions
       Staff:  Meetings/Rehearsals
FA 116/TBA
6-7 p.m. Dinner (provided by Northwest Athletics) FA 116
7-9 p.m. Colorguard:  Rehearsals
   Drumline:  Auditions
FA 116/TBA

Monday, Aug. 24

Student Staff, New Colorguard & All Drumline
9 a.m. - Noon DL & CG:  Rehearsals
    Staff:  Meetings/Rehearsals
FA 116/TBA
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30-5 p.m. DL & CG:  Rehearsals
    Staff:  Meetings/Rehearsals
FA 116/TBA
5-6:30 p.m. Dinner (provided by Bearcat Marching Band)
6:30-8 p.m. DL & CG:  Rehearsals
    Staff:  Meetings/Rehearsals
FA 116/TBA

Tuesday, Aug. 25 - All First-Year Members Report

First-Year Members, All Drumline & Staff
8 a.m - 12:30 p.m. Campus residence check-in for all members reporting today The Station
9-11:30 a.m. DL & new CG: Rehearsals FA 116/TBA
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Staff, DL, & new CG: Lunch (on your own)
1-2 p.m. BMB Camp registration for all members reporting today Fine Arts Building
2-2:45 p.m. ALL new members (including CG and DL): Orientation FA 116
3-5 p.m. DL & CG: Rehearsals
3-3:30 p.m. All members reporting today: auditions for parts Fine Arts (TBA)
3:30-5 p.m. Music rehearsal FA 116
5-6 p.m. Dinner (provided by Northwest Athletics) TBA
6-8 p.m. Marching Fundamentals Rehearsal Lot 62

Wednesday, Aug. 26

First-Year Members, All Drumline & Staff
8-8:30 a.m. Breakfast (provided by Bearcat Marching Band)
* You must request this on your first day of camp *
FA 116
9-10:45 a.m. Sectional Rehearsals Fine Arts
11 a.m. - Noon Safety presentation (with campus police) FA 116
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30-3:30 p.m. Music Rehearsal FA 116/TBA
3:30-5 p.m. Library tour; pick up laptops & textbooks
(must have ID, login info, and signed contract via CatPaws)
5-6:30 p.m. Dinner (provided by Northwest Athletics)
* Attendance is MANDATORY *
FA 116
6:30-8 p.m. Marching Fundamentals Rehearsal Lot 62

Thursday, Aug. 27 - All Returning Members Report

All Members in Attendance
7-10 a.m. Veterans: Campus Residence Check-in for members reporting today Your Residence Hall
8-8:30 a.m. Breakfast for Rookies, DL, and new CG (provided by the BMB; same requirements as above) FA 116
9 a.m. - Noon Rookies: Marching Rehearsal Lot 62
9:30-11 a.m. Veterans: BMB Camp registration FA 116
11 a.m. - Noon Veterans: Orientation (DL & CG included) FA 116
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
* Meal plans are active, campus dining is open from now on *
Bearcat Commons
1:30-2:30 p.m. Section Meetings PAC
2:30-5 p.m. Music Rehearsal (full Band)/CG rehearsal PAC
3 p.m. Advantage: Orientation if you did not attend SOAR Union
4 p.m. Advantage: Freshman commuter student meeting
(only for Freshman students living off campus)
Union
5-6:30 p.m. Dinner (on your own) Bearcat Commons
6:30-8 p.m. Veterans: Marching Rehearsal Bearcat Commons
6-6:45 p.m. Marching rehearsal (Rookies) (its short! Don't be late!) Lot 62/
Practice Field
7-8:30 p.m. If you live on campus: Residence Hall floor meeting Your Residence Hall

Friday, Aug. 28 - Full Band

All Members in Attendance
8-9:30 a.m. Advantage: University Seminar meetings
Talk to your Seminar Instructor and Peer Advisor about Convocation and “Can I Kiss You” conflicts
check Adv. docs
9-11:30 a.m. Veterans: Music & Marching Rehearsals (mixed) Lot 62
10 a.m. Advantage: Department meetings/Advising check Adv. docs
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch (on your own) Bearcat Commons
1-3 p.m. ALL: Music Rehearsal (full band)/CG rehearsal PAC
3:30-7 p.m. ALL: Marching Rehearsal (Pregame & Parade!) Lot 62
8 p.m. Advantage: Can I kiss you? PAC

Saturday, Aug. 29 - Full Band

All Members in Attendance
8:30-10 a.m. Advantage: University Seminar meeting check Adv. docs
9-11 a.m. Veterans: Sectionals FA
10:30-11:30 a.m. Rookies: Sectionals (meet up with Vets for first part) FA (TBA)
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch Bearcat Commons
1-3 p.m. ALL: Music Rehearsal (full band)/CG rehearsal CJT
3:30-6:30 p.m. ALL: Marching Rehearsal (Pregame/ Halftime) Lot 62
7:30 p.m. Advantage: Joe Martin Lamkin Arena

Sunday, Aug. 30 - Full Band

All Members in Attendance
1 p.m. Freshman Convocation Dress Rehearsal
Report dressed in BMB t-shirt, khaki shorts/pants & tennis shoes.
Lamkin Arena
2:30 p.m. Performance: Freshman Convocation & Parade to the Tower Lamkin Arena
4:30-7 p.m.
Marching Rehearsal (Pregame/Halftime) Lot 62