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Jam Camp West
Loma Mar, California

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510-287-8880
stacey[AT]livingjazz.org
info[AT]jamcampwest.com
100 Wright Dr.,
Loma Mar, California 94021

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2501 Harrison St., Oakland CA 94612

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Jam Camp West is held in the stunning redwoods of Loma Mar, Northern CA (in the Santa Cruz mountains) about 1 1/2 hours drive from the Bay Area.

CAMP FACILITIES: Jam Camp West is held at Redwood Glen Camp. The facility is a beautiful redwood site with multiple cabins, an outdoor amphitheater, beautiful swimming pool, large dining hall, and lots of open area to enjoy outdoor activities and classes under the trees.
Housing is in shared cabins with bunk beds. all cabins have indoor bathroom facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: JAM Camp West
An Unforgettable Week of Music, Dance and Vocals
Ages 10-15
July 19-25, 2014
Loma Mar — Northern California

All Skill Levels Welcome!

Instrumental ensembles • vocals • dance • percussion • spoken word • turntable • beatbox • songwriting and more

ALL Star Faculty including Marcus Shelby, Ms. Faye Carol, Mark Rosenthal, Amikaeyla Gaston and more!

JAM Camp West is an exciting, creative and fun seven-day (6-night) music, dance and vocal program held in the stunning redwoods of Loma Mar, Northern CA (only 1 ½ hours drive from the Bay Area). The program is guaranteed to inspire great music, friendships, and lifelong memories. Campers do not need special talents or skills, only a sense of adventure and willingness to try. Designed exclusively for 10-15 year olds of all skill levels, JAM Camp exposes kids to contemporary musical trends along with the cultural underpinnings of jazz. In addition, fun outdoor activities are held in a stunning natural environment.

A great alternate to traditional music camps, JAM Camp West is an inclusive, supportive program where classes are taught by ear, offering hands-on group experiences and an array of classes that can reach kids through a diverse blend of musical styles and sounds they are listening to today.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial scholarships available based on financial need, not skill or experience. Applications can be found online on our website.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Designed specifically for 10 -15 year olds, Jam Camp exposes kids to a diverse blend of styles in music, vocals and dance including blues, funk, gospel, hip-hop, beat box, turntables, jazz, spoken word, etc.) along with fun outdoor activities in a stunning natural environment.
Our classroom is the majestic redwood forest with unique nature adventures and other interpretive and recreational out-door activities woven into the daily program.

Jam Camp’s schedule is designed with two one-hour classes in the morning and two one-hour classes in the afternoon interspersed with fun outdoor activities such as swimming (there is a beautiful pool at Redwood Glen!), volleyball, basketball, arts and crafts, nature walks, ping-pong, and tetherball. Each evening includes an array of fun camp activities that culminate in Open Mic on the main stage with a bonfire and s’mores. The Jam Camp week culminates in a final showcase that friends and family are invited to attend.

Classes include over twenty-five noncompetitive workshops offered daily and are taught by professional artists who are chosen because of their experience, talent and commitment to education. Young aspiring musicians and dancers from our counselor program also assist in classes. The curriculum offers instrumental ensembles taught by ear, various styles of vocals and dance, steeldrum, percussion, beat box, turntables, songwriting, spoken word, beat laboratories, theory, and more. The Jam Camp West curriculum is designed to attract our youth with contemporary sounds, beats and rhythms they can identify with, while also maintaining respect for cultural jazz traditions and it’s many influences.

A wide range of planned evening activities – from student open mics, faculty showcases to exciting campfire programs with s’mores, make nights under the stars memorable and fun.

In this magnificent setting, we hope to provide a truly inspirational experience while building self-reliance, teamwork, a sense of social responsibility, and community with a potentially life-changing opportunity to reconnect with the natural world. Most importantly, we hope to share a joyful six days with our growing Jam Camp West family.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 19-25, 2014

Tuition: $880.00
For more info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.jamcampwest.com.


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