Camp Information


Percussion/Color Guard Camp: August 2-August 6 (Time TBD)

Rookie Camp: August 5 & 6 (8am-12pm)

Full Camp

August 9-13 (8am-12pm & 2pm-6pm)

August 16-17 (8am-12pm & 2pm-6pm)

August 18-20 (2pm - 6pm)

August 20: Band Camp Show in Riverside Stadium (7pm) *Date subject to change if necessary


  • Dry-wicking clothes

  • Comfortable closed-toe shoes

  • Sunscreen

  • Sun glasses

  • Hat

  • Water bottle (with name)

  • Snacks

  • Lunch if necessary (see below)

Label everything!


Students are encouraged to take a break and leave during their lunch break between 12 and 2. However, if a student does not have the ability to go home, town center, etc., they may bring their lunch and eat at a permitted school location


Due 1st Day of Band Camp

Forms must be filled out and turned in to Mr. Smith on the 1st day of Band Camp. To download the forms, got to Marching Rams Registration

REMAINING FEE BALANCE: Due 1st Day of Band Camp. To make payments, go to Marching Rams Registration



Student Communication -- "REMIND": The Drum Majors use the "REMIND" messaging service to communicate directly with your student. Please check with your student to make sure they are on the current Marching Rams Remind.


- From Director Bram Smith: For band program updates, Mr. Smith primarily uses "Charms" -- a music education data system. The sender will appear as "Riverside High School Band - Charms Office"

- From Riverside High School Band Boosters: Booster communicates either through "Charms," or (Boosters officers may also send out emails with the "" domain name. e.g.,

Band Facebook Pages: Please be sure to follow on Facebook, because this is the best way you can get the most current updates on events, posted photo galleries, etc.

We have two Facebook pages. Be sure to join and follow both.

1. A closed Facebook group for the Riverside Band Community: "Riverside High School Band Boosters" Please join our group! Here, you can post photos, announcements, special events or anything you'd like to share with the Marching Rams and Riverside Band Community. (Of course, we can't post any video/audio recordings of copyrighted material!) Go to and "join" this page:

2. An "official" public Facebook page managed by Mr. Smith and the RVHS Band Program: @riversideramband (Riverside High School Band Program Lansdowne, VA. Go to and "like" this page:

Band Web Site: Come to the Web site to for quick links to access required forms, meal order forms, volunteer sign-ups and more.