Family Activities at Camp

One of the parts of the Music for All Summer Symposium that makes it special is the welcoming and closing activities for parents. Music for All understands that our mission not only includes students and directors but parents and communities as well. For one week, we strive to create a kind of community that cares about everyone involved. Bringing parents in on both the beginning and ending of Symposium significantly ties together the experience for students and their families. Plus, it provides a bridge from home, to what we do at Ball State, to back home again – where ideally the lessons learned at camp are brought to life the rest of the year.

Parent Welcome Session

Monday, June 26

Family plays an important role in extending the benefits of a student’s camp experiences into everyday life. Parents are invited to attend the Opening Session on Monday, June 27 at 1:00 p.m. at Emens Auditorium. A special Parent Welcome Session with Music for All’s leadership expert, Fran Kick, will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m.

Parent Session and Breakfast

Saturday, July 1

Breakfast:
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Noyer Centre Dining

Session:
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Pruis Hall

Parents are invited to attend a complimentary breakfast beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, followed by a 8:15 a.m. special presentation about your child’s experience at the Symposium and what to expect from your child after camp. The breakfast will be held at Noyer Centre Dining and session will be located in the Pruis Hall. While the breakfast and session are geared toward parents, all family members are welcome. Please fill out the Family Day reservation form below by Monday, June 26. Although the breakfast is complimentary, reservations are required.

Family Day Picnic

Saturday, July 1
11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
LaFollette Field

All Final Performances take place on Saturday, July 1 throughout the morning and afternoon. Campers receive a picnic lunch on Saturday and parents, friends, and family are encouraged to attend. The picnic is held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at LaFollette Field, west of Worthen Arena (rain site to be in the Field Sports Building, just south of Worthen Arena), and will include food, music, and fun. Order your picnic tickets on or before Monday, June 26 and SAVE!
Advanced pricing:

  • Adults- $15 each
  • Child- $4 each (5 years and under)

Reservations are strongly suggested and may be made using the reservation form below. Tickets purchased after Monday, June 26, including on-site purchases, will be $18 per adult and $5 per child (5 years and under).

Concerts and Performances

Saturday, July 1
Morning Performances: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Afternoon Performances: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy concerts and performances by your child in his or her area of study and from all the student divisions. Performances will start at approximately 9:00 a.m. and run through 3:00 p.m. The Symposium officially concludes at 3:00 p.m. See the Saturday performance schedule posted online the week of camp for division performance times and locations.

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