Port Saint Lucie High School "Jaguar" Band

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2016 Band Camp Information

Port Saint Lucie High School Marching Jaguar Band



Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. in the PSLHS Auditorium


Tuesdays July 5, 12, 19 and Fridays July 7, 14, 21

5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.



8:00 A.M.  -  4:00 P.M.

Monday, July 25th  through  Friday, July 29th

Monday, August 1st  through  Thursday, August 4th

August 8th: 5:00 - 8:30 PM Marching Band Rehearsal
August 10th: 2:00 - 4:30 PM Marching Band Rehearsal
(Come prepared as you would for camp)

2016 Band Camp Fee is $175 per Band Student

Each student is required to sell at least one $25.00 ad for the 2016 Fall Sports Program
to cover the cost of their show t-shirt, which is a required part of the uniform.
If a student does not sell any ads, the t-shirt cost will be added to the band camp fees.

How do I prepare for band camp?

Get outside and enjoy the heat between now and the first camp. THIS WILL MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE. Pace yourself and be careful not to overheat. Also, start walking or jogging to get yourself in better cardiovascular shape. Drink plenty of water every night before camp. Eating healthy and knowing good nutrition habits are a huge tool to success.  You need to take care of your body so that we can all be strong.

Get in Shape (on your instrument).  Play a few scales, lip slurs, long tones, or whatever you need to do to be ready to play long hours.


What should I bring to band camp?

Water container.  This is absolutely the most important item to bring, besides your instrument.  You will be outside and can quickly dehydrate without proper water intake. Incoming freshmen will be supplied with a water container. Returning students can use the water container they were provided their incoming year. Additional water containers will not be provided if lost.

Instrument. If you are borrowing an instrument it will be assigned the first day of band camp. If you are not borrowing an instrument, be sure to check that your instrument is in working order.

Reeds, valve oil, or slide grease. 

Lyre and flipbook. These items are needed for stands tunes music. If you do not have a lyre or flipbook, you may purchase one from a local music store or online.

If you need reeds, valve oil, slide grease, a lyre, or a flip book,

The Music Man will be coming on *tba*


What should I wear?

Loose fitting clothing You should wear a pair of shorts and a t-shirt, and they should be light colors.  NO DENIM – it will trap the heat and only serve to make you uncomfortable.

Athletic shoes with socks Absolutely NO flip-flops or sandals for band camp.  We march.  We move.  You can easily hurt yourself trying to march in flip-flops or sandals.

Sunscreen/Chap stick with Sunscreen Band camp is NOT the time to work on your tan. That sunburn won’t feel good tomorrow. Remember to reapply every 2 hours or so. Apply chap stick that protects against the sun. Sunburned lips are not fun to play an instrument with, especially for brass players.

Hat You will be outside and will want to keep the sun off of your face as much as possible.


What should I eat and drink during band camp?

ALWAYS eat something and hydrate before outside rehearsals. Bring a nutritious lunch and snacks. Foods high in carbohydrates, such as cereal, bread, etc. are best. Fruit is also good. Try to avoid dairy products and meat (especially fried). These foods will make you nauseous when you are out in the sun. Drinks that have caffeine or carbonation should also be avoided. Water and sports drinks will work best.


Click On The Icons Below For Printable Forms
And Information
For The 2016-2017 PSLHS Band Season. 

See The Calendar Page For Monthly Schedules
Click Below For

Click Below For
2016-2017 Marching Band Information and Forms
14-15PSL_Common_Band_Terms_to_Know.pdf 14-15PSL_Common_Band_Terms_to_Know.pdf
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The forms below must be filled out in their entirety and notarized where appropriate. 
Please turn in these completed forms
at the Meet and Greet on June 27th.

16-17 Student Info Sheet.pdf 16-17 Student Info Sheet.pdf
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2015PSLHS Media and Medical Form.pdf 2015PSLHS Media and Medical Form.pdf
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16-17 Band Camp Trip form.pdf 16-17 Band Camp Trip form.pdf
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2015Color Guard Contract.pdf 2015Color Guard Contract.pdf
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