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2016 Camps

Wintermission   Feb 20, 2016    Registrations open Jan 20, 2016.

May Instructional Camp   May 20-23, 2016    Registrations open Apr 1, 2016 at 6:00am MDT

August Instructional Camp   Aug 25-28, 2016    Registrations open May 2, 2016 at 6:00am MDT

Jam Camp   Sep 30-Oct 2, 2016    Registrations open Aug 15, 2016 MDT


*** IMPORTANT *** - FAMI now uses Online Registrations

FAMI has moved to an online registration process for all Camps and events. Please read the Online Registrations Information page for important details.


Latest News

July 3, 2016 - August Camp Now Full

FAMI's August 2016 instructional camp is now full. However, you may still put your name on the Wait List. To do so, please provide the necessary information via the August Camp Brown Paper Tickets event.

May 2, 2016 - August Camp Registrations Now Open!

Registrations for FAMI's August 2016 instructional are now open. Space will be limited so register early to ensure your spot and get the best selection of classes. Class information and a link to the Brown Paper Tickets online registrations can be found here.

Please note that we are using PayPal as our payment processor this year. Information on the online registration process can be found here.

Bursaries are available for August Camp for those who wish to attend but cannot do so due to financial considerations. Information on the bursary application process can be found here.

Apr 13, 2016 - May Camp Still Has A Few Spots

FAMI's May 2016 instructional camp is nearing capacity. There are still a few spots left in the camp as a whole and many of the classes still have room. New registrations are currently going to the Wait List. We will be pulling a number of people off the Wait List as we do the work to determine who we can still fit in. Bunk space is limited at this point but we have more room for campers or day use.

Class information and a link to the Brown Paper Tickets online registrations can be found here.

March 31, 2016 - May Camp 2016 Registrations Open Tomorrow!

Registrations for FAMI's May 2016 instructional camp will open Friday Apr 1, 2016 at 6:00am MDT. Space will be limited. Class information and a link to the Brown Paper Tickets online registrations can be found here.

We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the May Camp class options and the online registration process. We are using PayPal as our payment processor this year. Information on the online registration process can be found here.

Bursaries are available for May Camp for those who wish to attend but cannot do so due to financial considerations. Information on the bursary application process can be found here.

And a reminder that registrations for August Camp will open on May 2nd this year.

March 30, 2016 - Bursaries Available for FAMI Camps in 2016

Just a reminder that financial help to attend May, August or Jam camp this year is available via the FAMI Bursary. Bursary applications must be submitted in conjunction with online camp registrations. Please see our Bursary information page for more information.

March 25, 2015 - Amplifier Policy Revised for 2015

FAMI has recently reviewed and revised its policy on instrument amplifiers. The use of FAMI supplied bass amplifiers will now be allowed for acoustic bass instruments (except in jams, with one exception). To read the new amplifier policy, and to find out what that one exception is, click here.