FAMIís mandate is to provide, promote and encourage a learning
environment for a community of musically oriented people.
New! Wintermission Mar 1, 2014 Registrations start Feb 1, 2014.
May Instructional Camp May 16-19, 2014 Registrations start Apr 1, 2014.
August Instructional Camp Aug 21-24, 2014 Registrations start Apr 15, 2014
Jam Camp Oct 3-5, 2014 Registrations start Aug 15, 2014
Detailed information for 2014 May and August camps will begin being posted on the individual camp pages in February 2014.
Important Due to the popularity of FAMI camps and limited space, FAMI may use a lottery process if camp registrations take us over-capacity.
Please read this description: Lottery Process
Feb 6, 2014 - Only a Couple Spots Left for Wintermission
We only have a couple of spots left for Wintermission now. Should it sell out, there is an automated wait list (via Brown Paper Tickets) as we may have the opportunity to increase our limit slightly.
Feb 2, 2014 - Wintermission Registrations Issue Resolved
We had a complication with our online payment site earlier today. If you tried to buy a ticket for Wintermission and couldn't, please try again now. The temporary issue has been resolved.
Jan 31, 2014 - Wintermission Registration Begins Tomorrow!
Wintermission registrations will open Saturday Feb 1st at 9:00am MST. We will be using an online registration process.
Come and join us for a fun-filled day! For more information see our Wintermission event page.
January 16, 2014 - Wintermission - March 1st - Save the Date!
This year FAMI will be trying something new!
It's a long time between Jam Camp and May Camp, so take an intermission from the winter blues with FAMI's new "Wintermission" event, a day of jamming, workshops and an open stage. Wintermission will be held in Calgary (location near the university being finalized) and run from 10:00am to midnight on Saturday March 1, 2014.
Watch our website for further details which will come along shortly. Registration will be opening Feb 1st.
March 19, 2013 - Bursaries and Scholarships Available for FAMI Camps
Just a reminder that financial help to attend any of FAMI's camps this year is available via the FAMI Bursary. Bursary applications must be submitted with camp registration forms. Please see our Bursary information page for more information.
In addition, the Nickelodeon Music Club has a Youth Music Scholarship open to youth registering for FAMI's May Camp. More information on applying for this scholarship is available here.
March 21, 2011 - FAMI Announces New Bursary Program
FAMI is pleased to announce a bursary program to provide financial assistance to those that could not otherwise attend our camps. Click here for more information.
The Nickelodeon Music Club also promotes the development of young musicians via its Youth Music Scholarship program which sends youth to FAMI camps.
March 19, 2011 - Amplifier Policy Revised
FAMI has recently reviewed and revised its policy on instrument amplifiers. The short answer is no amplifiers will be allowed at camps. For a longer explanation, click here.