Leadership Academy

JuLY 7-10, 2019

Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

The Leadership curriculum for Penny’s Camp is written specifically for students participating in band who would like to acquire the skills of a successful leader. Section Leaders, Band Officers, and any Band or Guard member interested in learning these Leadership skills are encouraged to participate in this course.

Instructors:

  • Dr. David Hedgecoth, Ohio State University Music Education Faculty

  • Mr. Shawn Barat, F.W. Buchholz Director of Bands

  • Mr. Jon Sever, Bloomingdale HS Director of Bands

  • Expectations of a Student Leader in the Band

  • Development of Musicianship

  • Communicating with the Band Director

  • Developing your Personal Strengths

  • Basic teaching Procedures – in the band room/ on the field

  • Importance of Goal Setting

  • Leaders must be Prepared, Dependable, and Responsible

  • Building your own Self Esteem and Confidence

  • Learning Motivational and People-Management skills

  • Leader’s good Attitude and Enthusiasm is contagious

  • Good Leadership is built on Integrity and Honesty

The course is set-up in a classroom atmosphere where the students participate in role playingskits, and group discussions. Through these discussions the students learn about the strengths of other band programs and learn new ideas for their own band. They also hear student leaders discuss their successes and failures and are able to pull from these experiences as they become student leaders. Each student is given a handbook which covers the subjects taught at camp and is a valuable tool for the student leader. Leadership Medals and Trophies are awarded to outstanding Leadership Campers at the end-of-camp program on Wednesday at 2:00 in McArthur Gymnasium. Friends and parents are invited to attend this ending program.

Basic General Schedule:

  • Sunday - Check-in, 10:00am-12:30pm

  • Sunday - Classes, 3:00-5:00pm, 6:00-9:00pm

  • Monday - Classes, 7:30-11:30am, 1:00-4:30pm, 6:00-7:45pm (Camp Game Night 8:00-9:00pm)

  • Tuesday - Classes, 7:30-11:30am, 1:00-4:30pm, 6:00-7:45pm (Camp Talent/Skit Night 8:00-9:00pm)

  • Wednesday - Classes, 7:30-11:30am, 1:00-2:00pm

  • Wednesday - Final Camp Performance at Awards Ceremony at 2:00pm

Cost:

  • Early Bird Registration Rates (on or Before May 17th):

    • $370 for overnight campers (includes lodging, meals, and instruction)

    • $195 for day campers (includes instruction only)

  • Regular Registration Rates (after May 17th)

    • $385 for overnight campers (includes lodging, meals, and instruction)

    • $210 for day campers (includes instruction only)

  • Late Registration Rates (after July 4th)

    • $410 for overnight campers (includes lodging, meals, and instruction)

    • $235 for day campers (includes instruction only)

Dr. david Hedgecoth,  Ohio State University, Professor of music education    PHD - Ohio State, MME & BME - Florida state, Former FSU drum major

Dr. david Hedgecoth, Ohio State University, Professor of music education

PHD - Ohio State, MME & BME - Florida state, Former FSU drum major

MR. SHawn Barat,  F.W. Buchholz Director of Bands    FBA ADJUDICATION COMMITTEE CHAIR, FBA MARCHING BAND TASK FORICE CHAIR, BME & MM - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

MR. SHawn Barat, F.W. Buchholz Director of Bands

FBA ADJUDICATION COMMITTEE CHAIR, FBA MARCHING BAND TASK FORICE CHAIR, BME & MM - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Mr. Jon Sever    bloomingdale hs, Director of bands    2018 John philip sousa foundation Legion of honor award, 2009 teacher of the year, Fba adjudicator, ba & mme - Florida state university

Mr. Jon Sever bloomingdale hs, Director of bands

2018 John philip sousa foundation Legion of honor award, 2009 teacher of the year, Fba adjudicator, ba & mme - Florida state university