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2021 Pre-season Camp Schedule*

Northwest is currently planning for a return to normal activities in the Fall of 2021, with safety mitigation in place as needed. The BMB Camp dates below reflect that predicted status.  

All dates are required.

Once each group has reported to campus, those members will remain for the duration of the camp.
Members should plan to be in attendance all day.

*subject to change (as of  8/5/21)*
Advantage activities are listed in bold

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Monday, August 9

All Student Staff Report

In Attendance: Student Staff

9AM- 5PM Campus Residence Check-In
(retrieve keys and move into campus housing at this time)
The Station
8:15AM-9AM Student staff check out instruments, music, etc. FA 116
9AM-Noon Orientation/Activities/Rehearsals
(have instruments throughout the day)
FA 116
Noon-1PM Lunch (paid by the BMB)
1PM-6PM Meetings/Activities/Rehearsals FA 116
6PM Dismissed for the day

Tuesday, August 10

NEW Colorguard and ALL Drumline Report

In Attendance: Student Staff, New Colorguard & All Drumline

8AM-Noon Campus Residence Check-in
(retrieve keys and move into campus housing at this time)
The Station
8AM-9:15AM STAFF Volunteers assist with Rookie move-in The Station
9:30AM-Noon STAFF Meetings/Activities/Rehearsals (lunch at noon, on your own, return at 1:15 p.m.) FA 116
2PM-3PM BMB Registration & Orientation for Colorguard (CG) and Drumline (DL) Fine Arts Building, lobby
3PM-6PM        CG:  Rehearsals
       DL:  Auditions
    Staff:  optional teaching practice
Fine Arts Building
6PM-7PM ALL: Dinner (provided by the BMB) FA 116
7PM-9PM        CG:  Rehearsals
       DL:  Auditions/Rehearsals
    Staff:  optional teaching practice
Fine Arts Building

Wednesday, August 11

In Attendance: Student Staff, New Colorguard & All Drumline

9AM-Noon DL & CG:  Rehearsals
     Staff:  Meetings/Activities/Rehearsals
Fine Arts Building
Noon-1:30PM ALL: Lunch (provided by the BMB) FA 116
1:15PM-5:30PM DL & CG:  Rehearsals
     Staff:  Meetings/Activities/Rehearsals
Fine Arts Building
5:30PM-6:30PM Dinner (on your own)
6:30PM-8PM DL & CG:  Rehearsals
     Staff:  optional teaching practice
Fine Arts Building

Thursday, August 12

All First Year and Remaining Colorguard and Members Report

In Attendance: Student Staff, First-Year Members, All Colorguard & All Drumline

8AM-12:30PM Campus residence check-in for all members reporting today The Station
9AM-11:30AM DL & new CG: Rehearsals
            Staff: Meetings/Assist new members with move-in
Fine Arts Building/The Station
11:30AM-1PM ALL: Lunch (on your own)
1PM-2:30PM BMB Camp registration for all members reporting today; staff assists Fine Arts Building
2:30PM-3:15PM Orientation for ALL new members (including CG and DL) FA 116
3:15PM-5PM DL & CG: Rehearsals TBA
3:15PM-4:45PM All wind players reporting today: auditions for parts (if not already submitted) Fine Arts Building
5PM-6PM Ensemble music rehearsal (winds only, no drums) CJT
6PM-7PM Dinner (provided by the BMB) Outside, 116, CJT stage
7:15PM-8:15PM Marching Fundamentals Rehearsal (returning DL & CG not required to attend)

Hughes Fieldhouse

Friday, August 13

In Attendance: Student Staff, First-Year Members, All Colorguard & All Drumline

9AM-10:45AM Sectional Rehearsals Outside or Fine Arts Building
11AM- Noon Safety presentation (with campus police) for all BMB members new to Northwest FA 116
Noon - 1:15PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30PM-3PM Ensemble Music Rehearsal/CG rehearsal Hughes Fieldhouse
3PM-5PM Pick up laptops in assigned groups (must have Bearcat ID, login info and signed contract via CatPAWS) Rickman Bldg
5PM-6PM Dinner (provided by the BMB) FA 116
6:15PM-8PM Marching Fundamentals Rehearsal (returning DL & CG not required to attend) Lot 62 

Saturday, August 14

All Remaining Returning Members Report

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

*ADVANTAGE BEGINS & CAMPUS MEAL PLANS ARE ACTIVE STARTING AT 10:30AM TODAY*
beginning at 8AM Veterans: Campus Residence Check-in for members reporting today (may be long lines!) Your Residence Hall
9AM-11:30AM Rookies: Marching Rehearsal Hughes Fieldhouse
10AM-11:30AM Veterans: BMB Camp registration Fine Arts lobby
11:30AM-1PM Lunch (on your own, meal plans are active, campus dining is open from now on)
1PM-1:45PM Veterans: Orientation (DL & CG Vets included)
New Members report to PAC lobby
CJT
1:45PM-2:15PM Section meet and greet/CG rehearsal (rookies attend) Hughes/CG: TBD
2PM
Advantage: First-year commuter student meeting
(only for new students living off campus)
Union boardroom
2:15PM-4:30PM Music Rehearsal (full Band)/CG rehearsal College Park Pavillion
3PM
Advantage: Orientation if you did not attend SOAR Union Ballroom
4:30PM-6PM Dinner (on your own)
6PM-8PM Veterans: Marching Rehearsal Hughes Fieldhouse
6PM-8PM If you live on campus: Residence Hall Orientation Your Residence Hall

Sunday, August 15

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

Talk to your Seminar Instructor and Peer Advisor about Convocation and “Can I Kiss You” conflicts
Noon-1:30PM ALL: Music Sectional Rehearsals Outside or Fine Arts
2PM-3:30PM Advantage: University Seminar meetings check Adv. docs
2:15PM-4PM VETERANS: Full Band Rehearsal (small snack provided at end of this rehearsal) Hughes Fieldhouse
4:30PM-7PM Marching Rehearsal Hughes Fieldhouse

Monday, August 16

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

8:30AM-10AM
Advantage: University Seminar meeting
(tell your teacher you will not be able to attend on Tuesday b/c you’re in the BMB! This is an excused absence).
check Adv. docs
9AM-11AM Veterans: Music Rehearsal (full band) Pavilion
10AM
Advantage: School or Department meetings, if required check Adv. docs
11AM-12:30PM Lunch (on your own)  
12:30PM-2:30PM ALL: Sectional Rehearsals Outside or Fine Arts
3PM-6PM ALL: Marching Rehearsal (Pregame/Halftime/Parade) Lot 62
8PM
Advantage: Can I kiss you? (all BMB Advantage students attend 8PM session)
PAC

Tuesday, August 17

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

1:30PM Freshman Convocation Dress Rehearsal
Report dressed in BMB t-shirt, BMB baseball cap, khaki shorts/pants & tennis shoes. (CG: see Captains)

1st Year Students are excused from University Seminar for this rehearsal. Be sure to inform your U Sem teacher that you are in the BMB!
Hughes Fieldhouse
3:30PM-4:30PM Performance: Freshman Convocation & Celebration Hughes Fieldhouse

Wednesday, August 18

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

First day of Classes! BMB Rehearsal 4:10-5:15 (Lot 62). Have a great first day, Bearcats!