Summer Clinics - FAQs
Questions and Answers
I’ve already registered for camp, what information do I need before arriving?
Please download this general information packet to prepare for our clinic. Each student must also bring the completed health form to clinic check in.
2015 Music Downloads:
Lips Are Movin’
Invincible Part 1
Call of the Mountain
I Want You To Know
Whistle While You Work It
****Drum Majors and Student Leaders will receive scores and printed music sheets at the Clinic
Maps and specific site information can be found by clicking the Clinic Site Registration link, then clicking the clinic site name link listed in the gray boxes.
Photographs and video for promotional and training purposes will be taken of clinic activities at each clinic site.
How do I register?
To register for our clinics, click on the CLINIC REGISTRATION link. Select your clinic by clicking the MORE INFO link, and complete the information fields. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of each page to complete all information and to SUBMIT or CONFIRM the information you’ve entered. You may submit a credit card payment for the FULL AMOUNT in the payment portion of the system as you register. If you wish to send a personal, school, or booster check, please make that selection in the payment portion and mail your check to the FJM, Inc. office (8765 Washington Church Road, Miamisburg, OH 45342). Please be sure to include the name of the student(s) with the check.
A deposit of $100 is required to confirm your reservation and THE BALANCE OF PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL DURING ON-SITE REGISTRATION THE FIRST DAY OF THE CLINIC. VISA, Mastercard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Online credit card payment are currently being accepted for the FULL AMOUNT. A check must be mailed to pay only the $100 deposit at this time.
CLICK HERE to register online now.
Arrangements can be made to split courses, call our clinic coordinator, Lauren Tucker for more information.
What is the deadline for enrollment?
You can register with our online registration system until the Tuesday prior to the start of the clinic you are attending, however we recommend registering and submitting payment at least 14 days prior to the start of the clinic in order for us to guarantee your participation.
What does it cost?
Clinic fees can be found under out FEES link at the top of this page.
All Resident fees cover:
• Lodging & Meals • Instruction/Classes
• Motivational Sessions • Individual Instruction
• Clinic notebook with all materials covered in class
• Each individual participant can download the clinic’s musical selections.
Live-in students are required to pay a $10.00 key deposit, returned at the end of the clinic when key is returned. This cannot be included with registration. Each campus determines replacement cost for lost keys; students are responsible for full price of replacement key.
Commuters receive all the benefits of the regular program except meals and lodging are excluded. Commuters’ day will begin at 8:15 a.m. and ends at approximately 9:30 p.m.
How do I receive a discount?
Discounts and promotions are offered frequently via our social media pages. Please follow us on facebook, twitter, and/or instagram for the latest promotional codes and information.
Discounts are offered to commuter directors and advisors attending with 10 or more students, and resident directors and advisors attending with 20 or more students.
Directors and student can also receive discounts for referring other students and programs to our clinic. Please contact us at email@example.com for additional information.
What makes FJM Clinics your best option?
The FJM Clinic offers an all-inclusive curriculum for performing units. You can send ALL your auxiliary members to the same clinic. Building pride and unity within your groups is our goal! Students will learn how to develop and maintain a positive attitude.
FJM Clinics offers a non-competitive atmosphere where we give students the opportunity to perform in front of their peers
in a non-stressful environment.
Students can finally discover the excitement of performance without the fear of making mistakes. Through our high-energy, positive approach to instruction, your students will further their knowledge, develop their skills, and exude confidence in their abilities.
Make a difference in your performance group and turn to FJM. Our clinic strives to develop strong fundamental skills in each curriculum we offer as well as the development of team building and motivational skills which are an essential part to any group. We can’t wait to see you this summer!
Who may attend?
FJM Clinics are open to elementary, middle school, high school, and college age students. You may come as a group or sign up individually. Advisors and Band Directors are also encouraged to attend and participate in director classes as well as student classes.
What are the motivational/team talk sessions?
Self-motivation, positive attitude, and group cohesion are just a few of the many concepts covered. Motivational sessions and team talks are held each day to build enthusiasm, confidence and pride. At FJM Clinics, it’s our ambition to teach all students the importance of teamwork and to be the very best they can be. Also conducted are Leadership Sessions for student leaders, drum majors, captains and officers to develop exceptional role models for your performing organization.
What is the refund policy?
After a deposit or full payment is paid at the time of online registration, we are able to refund all but $35.00 of the payment if we are notified of the cancellation by telephone 14 days prior to the start date of the clinic you are attending. If we are not notified 14 days prior, a refund cannot be issued. Deposits and payments of students who are no longer able to attend, may be transferred to another student who will serve as a replacement. Transfers can be made at the start of the clinic at the clinic site, but refunds cannot be made at that time.
In the event that a clinic is canceled due to low enrollment, a full refund will be issued to those who have registered for that location and made a payment.
When does the clinic begin and end?
Registration – Residents & commuters may register between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on the first day of the clinic. The registration location will be posted on campus & our website at www.fjminc.com/clinics
Final Show – 4:00 p.m. on the final day of the clinic. We invite the band directors and advisors to the students’ final show. The final show will last approximately 45 minutes, and all are welcome to attend. Some locations have adjusted start times for the final performance due to facility availability. Updated start times will be emailed to participants and announced at the beginning of the camp.
What should we bring?
A detailed list can be found in the general information at the bottom of this page.
• Bedding, pillow & towels • Appropriate clothing
• Downloaded musical selections • Equipment for classes (flag, rifle, baton, pompons, etc.)
• Final clinic payment • Health form, completed and signed, available on our website
Drum Majors must also bring:
• Recording of a marching band arrangement • Score to the recorded music
• Instrument (optional) • Lyre and flip folder (optional)
• Instrument • Lyre and flip folder
What do commuters do for meals?
The discounted commuter fee does not include lodging or meals. Commuters may bring a packed lunch or leave campus during the meal times to purchase lunch from a restaurant. Colleges and universities have different policies about bringing outside food into the cafeteria, however other seatting areas are often available. Commuters wishing to eat on campus in the cafeteria must purchase the meal plan when registering online for their clinic. If you have already registered but did not add the meal plan, you may call our office to purchase meals. Campus meals must be purchased prior to the start of the clinic and are not available to purchase on site.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND READ THE GENERAL INFORMATION DOCUMENT AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
Where can I find additional information to prepare for my performance season?