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Beginning Band Camp: A Great Opportunity For Incoming 6th and 7th Grade Students

Attention: Incoming Grade 6 & 7 families

We are especially excited for the return of our Beginning Band Camp this coming school year. Due to the difficulties of our previous school years we have not been able to recruit for our band program like we normally would, so we are excited to offer this year’s beginning band camp for incoming Grade 6 & 7 students. All students going into grades 6 and 7 are welcome to join the band program, even if they have not played an instrument before! Incoming seventh graders that had lessons this past year are still encouraged to participate in band camp.

We will be hosting two Informational Meetings this summer. The purpose of these meetings is four-fold:

  1. To cover basic information about the NLS band program;
  2. To cover information about band camp and selecting instruments;
  3. To learn about instrument rental plans from Eckroth Music;
  4. To register and pay for band camp, and instrument rentals, and ask questions.


We encourage students and parents/guardians to attend one of these meetings, especially if you are new to the program.  The first meeting is approaching fast on Thursday, July 8 from 5:00-6:00pm in our Performing Arts Center. The second is on Thursday, August 5, also at 5:00pm. The first half hour will be informational and the second half hour will be dedicated to sign-up, registering, and asking questions. If you have been through the program before and would just like to register, you can stop by between 5:30- 6:00pm.

Click here for more information, or reach out to Mr. Mason via email: masonn@nls.k12.mn.us.