Band Camp Information
Band camp is MANDATORY for all Red Coat Regiment members in order to prepare for the upcoming fall season. Auditions were already held in the spring for placement in the marching band. If you will be attending Corona High School, and you wish to be a part of the group, please e-mail Ms. Rivers, Band Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Band Camp will be held at Corona High School from Monday, July 18th through Friday July 29th, 8:00 am-6:00 pm. Please be on time and bring the following...
Your instrument including all necessary items such as reeds, neck strap, valve oil, sticks, etc.
A lyre and flip folder. All wind players MUST come to camp with a lyre and flip folder. They are usually available for your instrument from the local music stores or you can purchase online.
Your show music. If you don't have show music, e-mail Ms. Rivers before the first day of band camp.
A black 1.5 inch binder
Clear sheet protectors (optional)
A pencil (or two!!)
A dot book or small 3x5 or 4x6 spiral notebook with a shoe lace or string.
Lowe's apron (to hold music, flip folders, drill charts, pencils, etc. while on the field) (available at Lowe's. Located by tool belts & knee pads)
A hat (optional)
A water bottle (and lots of water!!)
Lunch and some snacks
Athletic/Weather appropriate clothes (NO JEANS, DRESSES OR SKIRTS)
Close toed tennis shoes and socks (NO FLIP FLOPS, SANDALS OR BOOTS)
MEDICAL FORMS / ATHLETIC CLEARANCE
In order to participate in the fall marching band activities students will be required to complete medical forms. These forms will be posted soon. Forms will be turned in on the first day of band camp.
Additionally, all members must turn in their athletic clearance to the Athletic Office at Corona High School. Athletic clearances MUST be completed before the first day of band camp. Students will not be allowed to participate in any physical activities until they have completed their athletic clearance. Click on this link to start your athletic clearance.
PANTHER PACKAGE (BAND DONATION)
Each student will be required to purchase their band shirts, band/guard shoes, etc. These items are part of the band uniform. Shirts and shoes will be ordered and distributed at the beginning of the season.
Band Dri-Fits - $15 (estimated cost)
Show Shirts - $15 (estimated cost)
Band Polos - $30 (estimated cost)
Band/Guard Shoes - $40
NOTE: Official costs will be posted as soon as possible!
In addition to our required band attire, students will also be allowed to purchase sweatshirts, member jackets, etc. when/if they are available for purchase or pre-order.
We also ask that families donate $100 to help with costs throughout the season. Band donations will help cover the costs of competitions, transportation, etc. Donations will be collected on the first day of band camp and throughout the entire season. Families can donate by writing a check out to "Corona High Band and Pageantry Boosters" or by making a cash donation. Please note that these donations are not required. Students will still be allowed to participate in band regardless of donation status.
BAND PARENT MEETING
Information will be posted here as soon as possible regarding an informational parent meeting for all marching band parents. Check back soon.