Youth MusicArts Camp/SummerSalt

June 15-19
& July 6-10, 2015
For Students completing Grades 6-12 in 2014-2015

 

 

Thomas H. Westmoreland Summer Music Camp Scholarship

A limited number of $50.00 scholarships will be available for Youth MusicArts Camp, Resonate Kids Camp-Music Track, and Children's Music Mini-Camp. Scholarships are determined by financial need and are applied directly to the cost of the camp. Application deadline will be April 30, 2015.  For more information, visit www.scbaptist.org/musiccampscholarship

 

General Information        Schedule        Classes       Cost/Registration


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Qualifications

  • Youth completing grades 6-12 in the 2013-2014 school year and active in the music ministry of their church.
  • Campers are expected to be well behaved, respectful, responsible, cooperative.

Schedule

  • Camp begins on Monday with registration at 1:00 PM.
  • Concludes with concert on Friday afternoon.

 

Chaperones

  • Competent and mature chaperones MUST be provided for all campers attending.
  • One chaperone for every 1-7 boys or 1-7 girls.
  • ALL Chaperones must be age 21 or above.
  • We cannot register any campers without chaperones being secured and listed on the registration form. Our office is not responsible for securing chaperones.

 

Worship

Worship is an important part of music camp experiences. There will be a worship service each day.

Choir

Music will be geared to the students abilities.

 

Instrumental

  • Instrumental Ensemble—bring your own band and orchestral instruments.
  • Guitar classes
  • Praise band

 

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SAMPLE SCHEDULE

 

 

MONDAY

 

2:00 pm

Check-In

 

2:30-4:00 pm

YMAC Praise Team Auditions

 

4:30 pm

SummerSalt Orientation

 

5:00

YMAC Orientation

 

5:30 pm

Dinner

 

7:00 pm

Opening Celebration/Small Groups/Worship

 

10:00 pm

Group Devotions

 

11:00 pm

In Rooms

 
     
 

TUESDAY - THURSDAY

 

7:45 am

Breakfast

 

8:45 am

Morning Celebration (Student led)

 

9:30 am

Personal Devotion Time

 

9:45 am

Bible Study Groups (Led by SummerSalt Staff,
includes a class for adult chaperones and leaders)

 
     
 

YMAC Track

SummerSalt Track

11:00 am

YMAC Choir

Group Time Continues

12:15 pm

Lunch

Lunch

1:15 pm

Class One

Electives

2:10 pm

Class Two

(2:45 pm) Water Games

3:00 pm

YMAC Choir

(cont.)

3:45 pm

Free Time

Free Time

     

6:00 pm

Dinner

7:00 pm

Evening Worship (Led by SummerSalt)

9:00 pm

Group Devotions (Led by Adult chaperones, information received in morning classes)

10:00 pm

Free time

11:00 pm

In Rooms

     
 

FRIDAY

 

7:45 am

Breakfast

8:30 am

Extended Morning Session w/ SS Drama Conclusion/Team Awards/Sermon

9:30 am

Personal Devotion Time

9:45 am

SS Bible Studies/YMAC Final Rehearsal

10:45 am

SS Final Celebration & YMAC Camp Concert

12:15 pm

Burgers for the Road

 

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CLASSES offered in 2014

To print YMAC Classes.pdf. Students select their class choices from these options. 

Class #1 Offerings
- Tuesday-Thursday, 1:15 to 2:05 pm -
(Choose First, Second, and Third Choices)

PHOTOGRAPHY
1A. It’s a Snap – Explore resources and basic knowledge to snap stunning photos of God’s awesome creation. Bring a digital camera or your phone camera.

ART
1B. Make a Worship Banner – Create an astounding visual work showcasing God’s attributes.
1C.  Graphic Art Exploration - Discover how to portray the gospel through computer art graphics to serve your church and community.

DISCIPLESHIP
1D.  Clone Thyself! – Learn an easy relational discipleship plan for friends in your home, school, workplace, neighborhood using the innovative Bible-Storying method. Be discipled yourself and learn to disciple others.

 DRAMA
1E. Drama Basics – Develop the foundational skills to free your inner actor – stage movement, facial expression, vocal projection and lots more (Limit: 16 students in class).

 MOVEMENT
1F. Interpretive Movement – The use of body movement to interpret music and lead in worship experiences. This class is for both guys and girls! There will be performance opportunities during the week.

MUSIC
1G.         Beginning Guitar – Learn the basic guitar chords and easy chord progressions. You must bring your own guitar (acoustic guitar preferred over electric.)
1H. Praise Team 1 (Auditioned) – Two teams will be formed of guitarists, percussionists, a keyboardist, and vocalists who will help to lead worship songs during Friday celebration. Auditions will be held from 2:30 to 4:00PM on Monday prior to SummerSalt Orientation.
1I. Twelve Bells – Four to six ringers, exciting Handbell Music, no tables, moving to the music… your image of bell playing will never be the same. Pick up your bells and walk.

 TECH
1J. Sound Tech Time – An introduction to running a sound board and understanding all those knobs and what they do.

Class #2 Offerings
Tuesday-Thursdays, 2:10 to 3:00 pm

 PUPPETS
2A. Puppets Streetside – Have a blast learning how Puppets can mimic people in both hilarious and serious learning experiences that are portable in your community. Perform around camp on Thursday afternoon.

 ART
2B. Make a Worship Banner – Create an astounding visual work showcasing God’s attributes.

 DISCIPLESHIP
2C. Worship Leader? YES!/ Rock Star? NO! - A study of the book “How to Lead Worship Without Being a Rock Star” by Dan Wilt. Discover the essence of authentic worship and effective worship leading.

DRAMA

2D.  Drama for Worship – Discover a variety of dramatic ways to enhance worship with short sketches, interrupters, reader’s theatre, etc. This class will present drama in the final concert on Friday. (Limit 16).

 MOVEMENT
2E. Interpretive Movement – The use of body movement to interpret music and lead in worship experiences. This class is for both guys and girls! There will be performance opportunities during the week.          

 MUSIC
2F.  The Worship Leading Guitarist – Learn accompaniment patterns and worship song styles. You must have played guitar for at least 1 year before taking this class. You must bring a guitar.
2G.  Voice Class – Guys and girls will learn the basic fundamentals of singing: breathing, phonation, resonance, articulation, expression. You will also learn proper vocal hygiene for healthy singing. Come prepared to sing a solo in class.
2H. Praise Team 2 (Auditioned) – Two teams will be formed of guitarists, percussionists, a keyboardist and vocalists who will help to lead worship songs during morning celebration. Auditions will be held from 2:30-4:00PM on Monday prior to SummerSalt Orientation.
2I. Dixieland Praise Band – Band instruments come alive in this ensemble playing New Orleans-style Dixieland songs then performing in “portable presentations” around campus on Thursday evening.
2J. Organized Chaos – A percussion ensemble using all kinds of instruments and non-instruments to create a vibe that will resonate through the camp (and through your heart and soul).

 TECH
2K. Video/Lighting Tech Time – An introduction to running a lighting board and using worship presentation software. Put to work your high-tech mind to serve God’s Kingdom.

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FACULTY

Faculty will include music directors serving Baptist churches and college music teachers. All faculty are well qualified to minister to the musical, spiritual and emotional needs of youth.

 


COST/REGISTRATION

 Registration is now open for 2015!
Register early for SummerSalt 2015!  Camps filled up before the April deadline!

 

By April 1, 2015:
Camper/Chaperone- $230 Deposit - $50

After April 1, 2015:
Camper/Chaperone- $240 Deposit - $75

A camp shirt is provided for ALL YMAC campers, for the concert on Friday.

To Register for YMAC/SummerSalt:

For More information and registration, go to SummerSalt information at www.ystuff.org. Click on the week to register, or call Traci Hane at 803.765.0030 ext. 2500.

Refund policy: A full refund will be given if a registration is cancelled at least 45 days prior to a conference. One half of the deposit will be refunded for cancellation 44-20 days prior to a conference. There will be no refund if notice of cancellation is received 19 days or less prior to a conference. Unused deposits cannot be applied to remaining balance. This policy is necessary to provide for maximum use of the limited space at WOCC. The balance per person is due upon arrival.

 

TO REGISTER FOR YMAC Track: 

1. Print off Youth MusicArts Track Registration form.  Complete one form for each student.
2. Print off YMAC Classes.  Students select their class choices from these options.
3. Send completed forms to Worship & Music Office:
    - by mail: Worship & Music Office, 190 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia SC 29210
    - by email: janetaltman@scbaptist.org
    - by fax: 803.799.1044

Registration forms with classes need to be returned four weeks prior to camp to confirm which specific ones are offered each week.

 

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For more information, please contact Janet Altman by email: janetaltman@scbaptist.org or by phone: 803.765.0030 ext. 2800 or (in SC) 800.723.7242 or visit our main webpage: www.scbaptist.org/worship.

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