Category Archives: Notes

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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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  • 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 www.hummingbirdmusiccamp.com. […]

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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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