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Department of Fine Arts Band Camp

June 13th - June 17th

This summer we have two band camps to choose from:

Summer 2021 Tarleton Band Camp for students in Grade 6th thru 12th

Summer 2021 Tarleton Jazz Camp for students in Grade 9th thru 12th

Resident Camper - $349
Commuter Camper - $150


Tarleton Summer Band Camp (Students entering grades 6th thru 12th)

Sunday June 13th thru Thursday June 17th

Check-in is Sunday, June 13, check in time is 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm.

It is important to be here during the appointed check-in time to unpack in your room and audition. Check in will be held at Dorms. Campers will check into room then proceed to Fine Art Center. Audition information can be found below under general information.
Final concert for camp is on Thursday June 17th at 12:00 pm. Camp is dismissed immediately after concert.

Application: Registration is now open.

To Apply and Pay by mail:

Summer 2021 Tarleton Band Camp for students in grade 6th thru 12th: Applications are attached
Summer 2021 Tarleton Jazz Camp for students in grades 9th thru 12th: Applications are attached

To Apply and Pay online:

For questions call 254-968-9130 or email


General Information

Outstanding Camp Facilities

  • Well qualified faculty and staff committed to excellence in music education
  • Supervised student activities and recreation
  • Bands and instrument classes designed to further students abilities
  • Jr High Band Camp concert  (parents are invited to attend the concert)
  • Camp T-Shirt included!
  • Block party including swimming/diving pool
  • Rock wall/recreation center
  • Map.  This is an interactive map for parking and to find the Clyde H Wells Fine Arts Center. 

Bring to camp

  • Audition music below.
  • Brass players: bring instrument, mouthpiece, valve oil, slide grease, and a pencil
  • Woodwinds: bring instrument, mouthpiece, 3 good reeds, and a pencil
  • Percussion: bring snare sticks, mallets, and a pencil.
  • Bedding for a twin bed, towels, toiletries, swimsuits for pool.   All rooms are furnished with mattress, dresser, fridge and microwave.
  • High School Campers need to bring their instruments, a notebook, and a pencil or pen.

Audition information:  All students will perform several scales and a short sight reading excerpt for proper ensemble placement. 

Scales are available below for the listed instruments: