Author Archives: Wendy Carlyle

  • Summer 2021 Registration is Open!

    Posted on January 7, 2021 by in Art Camp, Chess Camp, Music Camp, Notes, Parents

    Happy New Year from all of us at Hummingbird Music Camp! We are excited to start the year 2021 and celebrate our 63rd season of camp. It may seem like summer is many months away, but really it’s just around the corner and it’s time to register for camp! At Hummingbird, we know how important […]

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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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  • New Fund Raiser!

    Posted on September 25, 2020 by in Announcements, Performance

    Friends of Hummingbird Music Camp have created a new fund raiser. Watch concert clips and click on links from that website to donate or purchase special, limited edition merchandise.

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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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  • See us on Instagram!

    Posted on May 7, 2020 by in Announcements, Campers, Notes

    Hummingbird Music Camp loves social media. In addition to our Facebook page, we are on Instagram, too! Add us to keep up with all the fun we’ll be having this summer! @therealhummingbirdmusiccamp

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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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  • PAPA Chorus Tribute to Mimi

    Posted on August 31, 2018 by in Music Camp, Performance, Teachers

    Hummingbird campers who also attend the Public Academy for Performing Arts (PAPA) perform “Today,” by John Denver, in tribute to Hummingbird Music Camp and Wanda (Mimi) Higgins. This endearing tribute was part of the New Mexico Platinum Music Award Ceremony, held on August 30, 2018 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM.

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  • 2018 – Our 60th Year!

    Posted on January 1, 2018 by in Announcements, Art Camp, Chess Camp, Music Camp, Notes

    We can hardly believe it ourselves, but Hummingbird Music Camp will be having our 60th summer season this year! We are so proud to have been operating continuously all these summers, with so many wonderful and dedicated staff and teachers, and the many hundreds of children who have come to learn and spend a fun […]

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