June 27-29, 2013
Presented by the Blue Devils.
This 3-day intensive camp is for students who are serious about contemporary color guard performance and is open to beginner, intermediate and advanced performers ages 12 and up. Focus will be on establishing a solid technique and applying that to individual skills and ensemble performance demands. Flag, weapon, and movement will be covered.
Grand Terrace High School
21810 Main Street
Grand Terrace, CA 92313
The teaching staff is comprised of experienced educators with backgrounds as performers with the Blue Devils and as teachers and designers for various area high school guard programs.
Featured clinicians include:
Lauren Gary has been a performer in Fantasia Winter Guard (2008) and the Blue Devils (2009-2011). She was also a performer for international stage show "Odyssey" during their 2008 Japan tour and was a performer on an episode of the hit TV show "Glee".
Lauren has presented clinics throughout southern California and for the Malaysia Band Association. She is a designer and teacher for high schools, including Valencia HS, Yorba Linda HS, University HS and Millikan HS.
TJ Doucette has been on the Blue Devil guard staff since the early 1980's and has been an integral part of the guard's unprecedented success. She has also been a long-time staff member for the multi-time WGI champion James Logan HS guard program, as well as other notable guard programs including the San Marino Academy and San Jose Raiders.
An in-demand clinician world-wide, TJ has presented guard clinics throughout Europe and in Brazil, South Africa and Asia, and has been a long-time staff member of Tokyo's Renaissance Vanguard.
Raquel Crisostomo was a member of the Blue Devils organization since her elementary school years, starting in the Blue Devil C corps guard in 1998, graduating into the B corps and then earning a spot in the prestigious Blue Devil World Class guard in 2007, finishing her performance career in 2011. She is an in-demand guard instructor throughout the US and has been a clinician for the Malaysian Band Association.
Casie Connolly has literally grown up in the Blue Devil guard program, having joined the Blue Devils C corps guard when she was 10 years old, eventually graduating into the B corps guard and then performing as a member of the Blue Devils A corps guard from 2008 through 2012. Casie was also a member of the Blue Devils A and Open Winter Guards. A California native, Casie moved east to attend Old Dominion University and has become involved in teaching in that region, including Hickory and Powhatan high school guards in Virginia and the Carolina Visual Productions Indoor Guard. Casie continues to teach for System Blue camps and was on the team that presented System Blue clinics in Malaysia.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unable to bring any equipment -- we will do our best to provide a loaner set.
This is a commuter camp. There are many good hotel options near the school should you need overnight accommodations.
A reduced rate is being offered at the Holiday Inn Express Colton. When you call to book a room, mention that you are with the "Blue Devils Band Camp" and you will be given a special rate of $75 per room + tax. Up to 4 per room allowed at this rate. Please book by June 7 to receive this rate.
This hotel is 1/2 mile from the school site, and is next door to a Carls Jr fast food restaurant, a local diner, and a Shell gas station with convenience store.
Holiday Inn Express Colton
2830 South Iowa Avenue
Colton, CA 92324
If you'd like to talk about group registration or have general questions, email email@example.com or call 626.394.0073.