Top Summer Camps and Summer Programs for Kids & Teens in Vermont

The Best Vermont Summer Camps | Summer 2020 Directory of  Summer  Camps for Kids & Teens
• CAMP PROFILE PAGE •

Vermont Guild of Flute Making
Richmond, Vermont

Visit Our Vermont Guild of Flute Making Website
802-434-4317
jonathon.landell[AT]gmail.com
529 Williams Hill Rd.
Richmond, Vermont 05477

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
529 Williams Hill Rd.
Richmond, VT  05477

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Vermont Guild of Flute Making Video

CAMPER AGES: 14-65+

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A series of 3 courses each lasting one week gives campers everything they need to completely disassemble a flute, clean and oil the keys, and reassemble it using the right tools in a small workshop attached to the Landell's home. The first week campers remove all the pads and replace them with new pads, learning how to install pads without any air leakage. The second week campers learn how to overhaul a flute and do mechanical repair. The third week they build a silver flute head joint from scratch. Anyone who completes these 3 weeks may decide to come back and build all the keys for a new silver flute, which becomes their property to take home and finish padding, and that class lasts six weeks.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Technology, and more. Flute Performance & Chamber Music.

TOP VERMONT SUMMER CAMP: Vermont Guild of Flute Making is a Top Summer Camp located in Richmond Vermont offering many fun and enriching camp programs.

CAMP LOCATION: The Landell workshop is about 800 square feet of extended garage space attached to our 4 bedroom Colonial home on a dead end dirt road. We have a 5 acre woodlot around us, and it seems to be very rustic and rural, but not isolated. We are about 1/2 hour from Burlington International Airport (BTV), and the city of Burlington is easily reached by a nearby Interstate 89 at exit 11.

CAMP FACILITIES: The workshop can accommodate 4 students each working at their own bench, and there is a modern machine shop for metal working. We have Wi-Fi available for Internet access. Our children are all grown up now, so we have several bedrooms available for students who want full room and board with family style home cooked meals. We have a grand piano in the music room, so we often enjoy playing chamber music together after dinner.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The teacher is Jonathon A. Landell, master flute maker and flutist with 40+ years experience building hand made professional flutes for flutists world-wide, and he has sponsored these workbench training courses for the Vermont Guild of Flute Making for over 30 years. Students from every continent have traveled to Vermont to study the art of flute making and repairing, and they often return home to establish their own business or to find work at an established flute making company.

First, students will begin with Padding Techniques for one week by replacing all the pads from their own project flute with new pads, learning how to install and shim each pad until it seals perfectly, and then setting up the keywork to operate perfectly.

Then the second week in the Overhaul Techniques class, students will learn how to prepare a professional hand made flute for a complete overhaul by taking out dents and scratches, removing normal wear from the keys, and polishing the whole flute in the buffing machine. They also make some tools and learn how to operate a lathe, drill press and grinder. We talk about how to start a small repair business, and gather the necessary tools and supplies from vendors.

The third week students will Build Your Own Head Joint, which is the mouthpiece part of the flute. This is a hands-on flute making class where students learn the basic techniques needed to build a silver flute by hand. Filing, scraping, burnishing, sanding and polishing, torch soldering with lead solder and silver solder, and various simple machine tool operations bring the student into the craftsmanship experience that is only available through the Vermont Guild. Students will complete this class in one week and go home with a silver head joint that they made and has their own name engraved on it by Mr. Landell.

Finally, the ambitious students will complete the Build Your Own Flute class in six weeks. Starting with a silver flute body that was prepared by Mr. Landell, they will learn to file and fit each of the key parts together, brazing them with a torch, and hand fitting them together into a traditional Boehm system flute with French pointed arms, open holes and B foot joint. When the flute has been completely assembled and polished, it will have white gold springs and all the necessary hardware ready for paddng at home.

After completion of each one week class, students will receive a certificate signed by Mr. Landell showing that they successfully completed the courses. After completing the six week Build Your Own Flute class, students will receive the Guild's certificate, and the flute will be their own property for playing music and showing at exhibitions and fairs.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Lunch is always provided in the Landell's home.

Students who would like to stay in the Guest Room are invited to send any specific food requirements to Mrs. Landell. Guests are expected to follow the rules of behavior that would be common in any well-mannered home.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Classes at the Vermont Guild are generally run during the summer months when students are off for vacations. Visit the web site at Our Camp Website Link: www.landellflutes.com for specific dates and times. Other times can be arranged that would be mutually convenient with a surcharge of 50% for a Private Session.

Qualifications for prospective students are not formally established, and students of any age group may apply. All classes are conducted in English, and every student is required to be fluent in conversational English language ability. A well qualified student should have learned enough about playing flute to be able to read music and play all the notes in the three octave range.

A history of hand work is very important, because the project is very small and the work is detailed. Thus a craftsperson should have unlimited patience with good hand-eye coordination skills. The specific information about the classes will be found on the Registration Form at the web site, deadline for applications and requirements for payments in advance.

Prospective students should download the Registration Form from the web site, fill out all the information, and either FAX or mail the form with the deposit to Mr. Landell, or scan it and attach it to an email. A phone call or Skype meeting is always appreciated!


Go to The Best Vermont Summer Camps Directory to Find More Top Summer Camps Near Richmond, Vermont.


Vermont Summer Camps Offer Wide Range of Programs & Summer Activities

Be sure to check each camp listing under INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED for the range of Special Interest Activities and Programs provided by each Vermont Summer Camp or Summer Recreation Program.

Many Vermont Day and Sleepaway Camps offer professional level instruction in a wide-range of activities, from Horseback Riding, to Computers & Technology, to Performing Arts, to Leadership.

For a complete List of Vermont Special Interest Summer Camps & Summer Recreation Programs scroll down to the big black bar at the very bottom of this page.

You can go directly to any of our 2020 Special Interest Camp Directories from the list in the black bar at the bottom of this page.

CHOOSE A STATE FROM THE LIST BELOW
TO SEE A COMPLETE LIST OF BEST CAMPS

AL Best Alabama Camps AK Best Alaska Camps AZ Best Arizona Camps AR Best Arkansas Camps CA Best California Camps CO Best Colorado Camps CT Best Connecticut Camps DE Best Delaware Camps FL Best Florida Camps GA Best Georgia Camps
HI Best Hawaii Camps ID Best Idaho Camps IL Best Illinois Camps IN Best Indiana Camps IA Best Iowa Camps KS Best Kansas Camps KY Best Kentucky Camps LA Best Louisiana Camps ME Best Maine Camps MD Best Maryland Camps
MA Best Massachusetts Camps MI Best Michigan Camps MN Best Minnesota Camps MS Best Mississippi Camps MO Best Missouri Camps MT Best Montana Camps NE Best Nebraska Camps NV Best Nevada Camps NH Best New Hampshire Camps NJ Best New Jersey Camps
NM Best New Mexico Camps NY Best New York Camps NC Best North Carolina Camps ND Best North Dakota Camps OH Best Ohio Camps OK Best Oklahoma Camps OR Best Oregon Camps PA Best Pennsylvania Camps RI Best Rhode Island Camps SC Best South Carolina Camps
SD Best South Dakota Camps TN Best Tennessee Camps TX Best Texas Camps UT Best Utah Camps VT Best Vermont Camps VA Best Virginia Camps WA Best Washington Camps WV Best West Virginia Camps WI Best Wisconsin Camps WY Best Wyoming Camps
Wash D.C. Best Washington DC Camps CANADA Best Canada Camps            

HOME | SUBMIT YOUR CAMP | FIND A CAMP | 2020 CAMP GUIDE

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Summer Camp

Visit the Official 2020  Camp Store

Search Our
Best Summer Camps Website

Enter Keywords, Activities, Phrases, or Camp Names in space above to Search Entire Site

Special Interest Camp Directories

 

State-by-State Directories of
ALL Camps (TheBestCamps.com)

Best Academic Camps Best Overnight Camps vertical line Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Best Adventure Camps Best Perf. Arts Camps Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia
Best Art Camps Best Science Camps Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa
Best Band Camps Best Sleepaway Camps Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Best Baseball Camps Best Soccer Camps Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri
Best Basketball Camps Best Spec'l Needs Camps Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
Best Boys Camps Best Sports Camps New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Best Cheer Camps Best Swim Camps Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina
Best Christian Camps Best Tech Camps South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Best Coed Camps Best Tennis Camps Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming
Best Computer Camps Best Theater Camps Washington DC CANADA      
Best Dance Camps Best Travel Camps            
Best Family Camps Best WeightLoss Camps            
Best Girls Camps Best Wilderness Camps            
Best Golf Camps New Directories ⇓            
Best Gymnastics Camps Best Aquatics Camps          
Best Horse Camps Best Equestrian Camps            
Best Leadership Camps Best Resident Camps            
Best Music Camps Best Sailing Camps            
  Best Volleyball Camps            
             

CAMP ADMIN LOGIN

AFFORDABLE CAMP ADVERTISING
Find Out About Affordable Camp Advertising in Our The Best Camps .com Camp Directories

Best 2020 Summer Camp Jobs in the US and Canada
Our Newest Directory of Summer Camp Jobs and Camp Leadership Opportunities

DISCLAIMER, PLEASE READ: This site is for informational purposes only. We do not endorse or recommend any of the camps whose information or advertisements appear on any page of this website (or in any linked or referenced media, websites, directories, or web pages) and we cannot confirm the accuracy of any information that appears herein.

PRIVACY POLICY (ALL VISITORS) - PLEASE READ

Updated: May 24, 2018

VISITOR IDENTIFICATION: We currently DO NOT require visitors to give us any personal information, create a user id account, or to login to view any information on our site.

LINKS: This website includes links that are submitted by the camps that are listed in our directory, and also some third party advertising affiliates (such as Amazon) whose ads we display. We are not responsible for any privacy policies or the content of any ads, websites or web pages linked from our site.

VISITOR ANALYTICS: This site uses third-party website analytics (such as Google Analytics) that collect some user data that is provided by your web browser and/or browsing device. We use data provided by these analytics in evaluating such things as the content, quality, speed and usability of our website. We do not know the personal identity of these users.

SECURITY: This website is secured via HTTPS and SSL which is designed to protect (encrypt) any data transmitted between your devices and our website host.

USE OF COOKIES: This site currently does not deploy any cookies to site visitors. Some of our affiliate advertisers may use cookies, but we do not have access to them or any personally identifiable data from them.

SHARING: We do not share any personally identifiable information about our visitors with anyone.

INFORMATION YOU REQUEST: Visitors (13 years of age and older) may request information from us by submitting a secure web form. These forms may ask for information such as your email address so that we can deliver to you the information you request. You may at any time opt-out of receiving any further communications from us and have any information you submitted removed from our database. The opt-out option will be included in any email (or other web communication) sent to any requestor.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY: We may from time to time change, update or modify our Privacy Policy. Any updates will be available here (or via a link), and the date of any update will be noted at the top of the policy statement.

CAMPS WHO ARE LISTED IN THIS DIRECTORY: The above Privacy Policy applies only to visitors of this website. If you are the admin person for a camp that has submitted information to us to be shown on this site, please Login to the Camp Admin Area to review the privacy policies for all listed camps and organizations.

© 2020
TheBestCamps.com
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

submit find home directory choose