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Jammers Mini-Camp

These camps are open to children new to the Jammers. They are fun, interactive, 2-hour sessions that happen a few times throughout the season. Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are open to 1st-5th graders. We have two camps a season (Fall and Winter). This is a great introduction to the Jammers and will help you gauge your child's interest level.

Fall mini camps - registration opens Sept. 5th at 5:00 am: 

Mini camp for 3rd, 4th, 5th graders:  Oct. 6th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Mini camp for 1st and 2nd graders:  Oct. 7th from 9:00 to 11:00 am

Winter mini camps:  Dates TBA (January or February 2024)

 

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Jammers Summer Experience Camp

These week-long, half-day camps are open to children new to Jammers, and serve as the required audition for our performance groups. Camp participants will experience firsthand the high energy, uniquely hands-on teaching style of award-winning educator David Reynolds, Jr. and the Jammers camp staff.  Children will have daily sessions in drum set, hand drumming, and mallet percussion ensemble.  No prior musical experience is required.  Your child may only attend one week of camp.  

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2024 Summer Experience Camp Dates:

Week 1:  June 17-21

         rising 2nd-3rd graders - 9am to noon

         rising 4th-6th graders - 1 to 4 pm

Week 2:  June 24-28

         rising 2nd-3rd graders - 9am to noon

         rising 4th-6th graders - 1 to 4 pm

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Jammers Black

Jammers Black represents the older Jammers from 5th, and 6th grade. They typically perform out in the community 4-6 times a year including the Big Jam. The group practices twice a week from 4:35-5:20 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited. 

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Jammers Red

Jammers Red represents the younger Jammers from 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. They typically perform out in the community 4-6 times a year including the Big Jam. The group practices twice a week from 5:30-6:15 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited. 

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Jammers Green

Jammers Green is open to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders who can't commit to the full schedule of Jammers Red. The group only meets once a week on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:15 pm, and only performs at the Big Jam. If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited.

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Jammers White

Jammers Green is open to 5th and 6th graders who can't commit to the full schedule of Jammers Black. The group only meets once a week on Wednesdays from 4:35-5:20 pm, and only performs at the Big Jam. If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited.

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Jammers Steel, Advanced Steel & Platinum

Jammers Steel is the first youth steel pan orchestra in the Vienna area. This group is comprised of rising 7th graders and up who were in Jammers Black or White in 6th grade. They practice once a week at Jammers Headquarters from 7-7:45 pm on Mondays.  Advanced Steel is open to those already in Steel (audition required).  They practice from 8-8:45 pm on Mondays.  Jammers Platinum is the marimba group for 8-12th graders.  They also practice from 8-8:45 pm on Mondays.

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Jammers Tech & Advanced Tech

Jammers Tech is our newest program. This group is open to 6th-12th graders who are interested in learning how to capture, produce, edit and deliver video content. This program has a beginner and advanced level class offered in semesters. This Fall the beginner level class meets two Mondays a month at Jammers Headquarters from 4:00-5:00 pm. Class size is limited, so application for enrollment is required. No prerequisite background in A/V is required. The advanced level class is only open to students who have already taken the beginner class.  This Fall it meets on Wednesday nights from 6:15-7:15 pm once a month. Advanced Tech students also have the opportunity to come in to JHQ to capture and edit footage as well as manage our social media accounts. Jammers Tech students are in charge of creating and capturing promo and production materials in-house for the Jammers ensembles. If your child is interested, they can check out more info here.

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