78th Year of the Summer Music and Art Program

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At an informal Friday performance at CMS, Mihika Jain and Sydney Nepo said they enjoyed their summer at Greenwich Parks & Rec music and art camp. Credit: Leslie Yager

The summer music and art program offered by the Town offers a morning music program that includes daily orchestra, band, and jazz rehearsals.

Piano, guitar and bass players play (by permission only) in the Jazz Ensemble. Harp players are not accepted into the program.

There will be three informal laboratory programs on Fridays from 11:00 am until 12:00 noon. Groups and soloists perform for each other as a learning experience. All students attend these programs, parents and friends are invited to attend as well.

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Only music students will be allowed to enroll in the afternoon art program. Music Section Requirements are as follows: Junior Strings and Junior Band – Must have 1 to 3 years of study (private or school). Senior Strings and Senior Band – 4 or more years of study (private or school). All students must have experience in note reading and sound production.

All conductors reserve the right to move a student from one section to another to ensure compatibility and progress. The art curriculum includes pen and ink, watercolors, oils, linoleum block, paper mache, etc. No previous experience is necessary for the art program however, students must enjoy art.

AGES: Students who have completed 3rd grade (June 2014) to 8th graders.

SESSIONS: Program runs Monday, June 30th through Friday, August 1st. No program on Friday, July 4th.

REGISTRATION DATES: Early-Bird (Residents) begins April 1st, By Mail Only, and should not be post marked prior to April 1st. In person registration for residents begins in the Recreation Office April 22nd.

Early Bird Registration: $250.00 per session – 1st child, $230.00 for each additional sibling in same session

Registration June 1st or later: $275.00 per session – 1st child, $255.00 for each additional sibling in same session, $290.00 each non-Greenwich resident (After June 1st).

*Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards are accepted, but only at the Town Hall, Parks and Recreation Office

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There are NO refunds and the program does not pro-rate fees. Requests for credit will only be considered, if received in writing prior to the start of the program. There is a $15 administrative fee for credits and a $25 fee for any returned checks.

COMMENTS:

Fridays: July 11th, 18th, and 25th Laboratory Program and Art Show, 11:00 am.

Wednesday, July 30th, Concert and Art Show, 7:30 pm.

  • Students may bring “peanut free” snacks for the recreational breaks. No vending machines are available
  • Students enrolled in both the morning music and afternoon art may bring a lunch.
  • Mail completed application with full payment to: Music and Art Program, Department of Parks and Recreation, 101 Field Point Rd, Greenwich, CT 06836-2540

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Program Registration (please print)

Program Name ____________________ Activity #_______________ Section # _______________

Participant’s Name ____________ Gender (M/F) ___________

Address ________________________________
Town _____________
Zip Code ____________

Birth Date ______________ Age _______ Grade __________
School _________________________________

Specific Program Information: _____________________________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian _____________________
e-mail __________________________________

Home Phone _______________
Cell _______________________

In case of emergency notify the following:

Name ___________________________________
Phone ___________________ Relationship: __________

List Physical Restriction(s): ___________________________________________

INDEMNIFICATION AND RELEASE

THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENT. DO NOT SIGN IT UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THE CONTENTS HEREOF AND UNDERSTAND THE SAME. IF YOU ARE IN DOUBT, CONSULT AN ATTORNEY PRIOR TO SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT.

The Undersigned (hereinafter referring to myself, my minor children or charges, my heirs and assigns) hereby agree(s) to assume all risk and bear all responsibility and to indemnify and hold the TOWN OF GREENWICH, its agents, representatives, servants, officers, and employees, harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, suits, proceedings, liabilities, judgments, awards, losses, damages arising out of injuries to any persons or property, including any and all costs and expenses incurred in the defense of such claims, demands, suits and proceedings including court costs and attorneys’ fees resulting from, arising out of, or in any way related to or connected with my/our participation in the ____________________program sponsored by the Town of Greenwich/use of Town of Greenwich property/facilities/apparatus or equipment thereof.

The Undersigned, does forever discharge the Town of Greenwich, its agents, representatives, servants, officers and employees from any and all claims including claims of negligence or carelessness, alleging damages and any and all causes of action which the

Undersigned may have or may hereafter have, arising out of, related to, or in any manner connected with injuries or damages the Undersigned may sustain by reason of my participation in the above-described program or use of the Town of Greenwich property, facilities, apparatus or equipment.

The Undersigned, the participant or parent/guardian of the above named person, who participates in programs organized by the Town of Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation, assumes all risks and hazards incidental to the conduct of the activity and transportation to and from the activity. I am aware that participating in any recreational program can be a dangerous activity involving many risks of injury. I further understand there is inherent risk associated with the(se) activity (ies) and authorize emergency medical treatment and transportation in my absence.

Dated at Greenwich, Connecticut, this ____________ day of ____________ 201__.

Signature of Participant or Parent or Guardian for participants under 18 years of age:

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