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  • Summer 2018 Registration is Open!

    Posted on January 10, 2018 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 2018 and celebrate our 60th 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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  • 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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  • Christmas Thoughts

    Posted on December 20, 2017 by in Holidays, Notes, Seasons and Weather

    Perhaps there is no other time when music plays such an important part of our every day lives than at Christmas. From holiday concerts to church choirs to traditional caroling to pop hits on the radio, Christmas music is everywhere! All of us at Hummingbird Music Camp send our best wishes to all our campers, […]

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    Take Me Out to the Ball Game …

    Posted on May 17, 2017 by in Music Camp, Notes

    The original version of the song, “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” was written in 1908 by Jack Norwood and set to music by Albert VonTilzer. Oddly, neither of them had ever attended a baseball game before writing the song, which has become the unofficial anthem of baseball in America. Originally sung by Edward […]

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  • Happy Birthday to … two?

    Posted on May 7, 2017 by in Announcements, Music Camp, Notes

    Two birthdays? Did you know that two of our most famous and best loved classical music composers were born on the same day, although years apart? On May 7, 1833, Johannes Brahms was born into a musical family, in Hamburg, Germany. His father was an accomplished musician who gave Johannes his first musical training on […]

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    Happy Valentine’s Day

    Posted on February 14, 2017 by in Announcements, Campers, Holidays, Notes

    Hello happy campers!  The Hummingbird family wants to wish you a very happy Valentine’s Day!  We’re busy with lots of band, orchestra and choral groups getting ready for music competitions all over the state. Camp is filled with beautiful music and joyful children. Camp registrations are pouring in from our brand new web site […]

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    Rusty and the Rainbow Bridge

    Posted on November 23, 2016 by in Animals, Notes

    Hello everyone! Some of you have heard and some of you have not, but yesterday we lost Rusty……. Rusty lived to be 15 years old which is pretty incredible for a golden. He was not only a great dog, but a true friend to many of us (humans and dogs). He had the best life […]

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    Art Week Update

    Posted on June 10, 2016 by in Art Camp, Campers, Notes, Parents

    Your kids have been a delight this week!  It is so much fun to see them have those “light bulb moments” when something we’ve been teaching finally clicks.  We have talked and worked on so many important skills and theories with the hope that a strong background in skills and color theory will help them […]

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  • Hello world!

    Posted on May 20, 2016 by in Notes

    Welcome to Hummingbird Music Camp’s new blog.

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