Canoe Cove Concert Band Retreat

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Canoe Cove Band Retreat 2018

Thursday, Oct.4, 2018

3:30 or so Pack Cube Van.

4:15 PM Bus departs Bluefield.

4:30-5:00 PM Arrival and set up the band EVERYONE HELPS, Find your bunk! Set up your stuff!

5:00-5:30 PM Ice Breaker #1:  Kaitlyn MacNeill, Ahnais Young, Marine Guidon

5:30-6:15PM   Supper:  Sit with your section.

6:15- 7:45PM Rehearsal #1

7:45-8:45  PM  SoPA clinic with the Show Band, everyone listens

8:45-9:15 PM Section Challenge:  Sammy MacLean, Aike Wilting, Nicholas Johnston, Zoe Nichols  

9:15-10:30 PM Bonfire (weather dependent)

10:30-11:30 PM Snacks and free time indoors.

11:30 PM Room Check

 

Friday, Oct.5

8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast:

9:00-10:00 AM Rehearsal #2

10:00-10:30 AM Ice Breaker #2:  Sammy MacLean, Nicholas Johnston, Zoe Nichols, Will MacKinnon

10:30-11:30 AM Goal Setting and presentation by Student Wellness Committee:  

11:15-12:00 AM Sectional practice

12:00-12:45 AM Lunch and free time  Pack up your bunk and belongings.

12:45-1:30 PM Rehearsal #3

1:30-2:15 PM Capture the Flag

2:15 PM TEAR DOWN AND PACK VAN

2:40 PM Depart

3:00 PM Everyone help UNLOAD the van at school.

3:20 PM Go home on your regular bus.

IF A STUDENT IS LEAVING CANOE COVE, THEY MUST BE SIGNED OUT BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN.

Canoe Cove Band Retreat

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I am very pleased to be able to offer the Canoe Cove Band Retreat for the students again this year!  The purpose of this event is to provide a time and place for students to develop relationships, to decide on our band goals for the year, to provide an opportunity for students to take on leadership roles, and to rehearse as a full band to focus our efforts for the year.

Here are the details:

Location:   Canoe Cove Christian Camp, Canoe Cove, PEI

Time: Students will be bussed to Canoe Cove after school Thursday, Oct.4 and bussed back to Bluefield by 3 pm on Friday, Oct.5.  They will then take their regular bus home.

Included:   Meals:supper and night snack on Thursday,  breakfast/lunch Friday.

Accommodations: We will be using the bunks in the bottom floor of the main building.  Overnight security.

Cost:   $25.00

What to bring: sleeping bag, pillow, warm and comfortable clothes, band instrument and music, toiletries and towel

Please note:  All camp and school rules apply.  There is no smoking, drugs,  alcohol or weapons allowed on the camp property.  A security guard will be on duty overnight. Parents chaperones will be at the camp and the camp managers will be present as well.

Please fill out the medical information form along with any dietary restrictions.

IF YOUR SON/DAUGHTER IS ATTENDING:

Return permission form, medical information form and fee by Friday, Sept.29.

If your son/daughter will not be sleeping overnight, he/she is encouraged to attend the rest of the retreat. Parents are asked to sign out students if they are leaving the camp.

IF YOUR SON/DAUGHTER IS NOT ATTENDING, PLEASE EMAIL ME.

 

Thanks for your support!

Christine Blanchard and the Grade 12 student Canoe Cove leadership team

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