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  • Goal Met!

    Posted on November 13, 2020 by in Announcements, Notes

    Thank you to our wonderful and generous campers, teachers, staff, parents and supporters for pitching and contributing to our fund raisers this year as we all tried to stay safe and take every precaution against the COVID-19 pandemic. We met our GoFundMe goal and our tee shirt fund raiser was also a great success! All […]

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  • KRQE TV Features Hummingbird Music Camp

    Posted on August 17, 2020 by in Announcements, Notes

    KRQE reporter Jeannie Nguyen wrote a story about us and the GoFundMe account set up by Amy Ewing to help offset the loss of revenue from having to cancel the entire summer season of camps due to COVID-19 restrictions. This was the first time we have had to cancel camp in our 62 years of […]

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  • GoFundMe Created to Benefit Camp

    Posted on August 17, 2020 by in Announcements, Notes, Parents

    To help offset the loss of revenue from cancelling our entire 2020 camp season due to COVID-19 restrictions, a GoFundMe account was set up by our friend, Amy Ewing. Please consider making a donation that goes directly to the operating and maintenance expenses of our campus and buildings. Thank you!

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  • 5 Fun Chess Facts

    Posted on August 11, 2019 by in Chess Camp

    The word “Checkmate” comes from the Arabic phrase “Shah Mat” and means “the King is dead.” Since the last piece to move into action is the Rook, players in their first year are called “Rookies.” Theoretically, the longest chess game possible is 5,949 moves. During World War II, British chess masters Harry Golombek, Stuart Milner-Barry […]

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  • PAPA Chorus Performance

    Posted on November 1, 2018 by in Music Camp, Teachers

    The 2018 fall concert by the Public Academy for Performing Arts chorus included a tribute to Hummingbird Music Camp. Directed by our own, Ed Torrez. You can hear the chorus by clicking on the link to the video posted on our Hummingbird Music Camp Facebook page. Well done, kids – and much appreciated!  

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