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As the marching band season kicks into full swing we share with you all the latest news and information.  As always, for more information, visit our web site:  The web site contains our calendars, downloads of forms and other information, band booster information and more.  Bookmark the band web site and visit it often!


We're Feeding The Band Next Week!

The Jenison Band Boosters are serving dinner to the band during mini-camp next Monday and Tuesday, June 20th & 21st. 

The FTB Committee relies on YOUR DONATIONS in order to serve dinner. We're still in need of many donations. If you are able to donate, please click on the links below:

Sandwich and Salad Bar (includes turkey, ham, cheese slices & shredded cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers). Peanut butter & jelly & nutella also available.
Bananas, watermelon, berries
Cookie bars
Lemonade and Water

Pizza - cheese and cheese/pepperoni
Veggies (carrots/cucumbers) and Dip
Hawaiian Punch and Water
Peanut butter & jelly available for those who don't eat pizza

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa at 616-498-9258 or


Jenison Band Boosters Are Blogging!

Our Blog is just getting updated for the new marching season. We hope to get lots of you visiting the site as we share helpful information with one another! 

Band Payment #1 Is Now Due

Please remit your $150 band payment by Monday, June 13th. Payments should be turned into the band office with the payment coupon from the band packet. 


Monday, June 20 & Tuesday, June 21

Mini-Camp is the kick off of the marching band season.
2pm - 9pm at the High School

A couple of mini- band camp reminders/thoughts/comments:

 -  Students will need to bring a large water bottle/thermos (a half-gallon jug is great!)
 -  Suncreen, chapstick, a hat and sunglasses are strongly recommended
 - Students should wear comfortable athletic/running shoes as well as lightweight gym clothes (not jeans or jean shorts)
 - Dinner will be provided by the Jenison Band Boosters:  Monday night dinner is a sandwich/salad bar and Tuesday is Pizza Night!

 - Please note, that mini-camp ends at 9pm; the students practice up until this time and then need to take care of their equipment before leaving. Please don't expect your student to be ready to leave practice at the stroke of 9.


Summer Cruise Night Series

Jenison Auto-Lab is hosting it's 1st Annual Summer Cruise Night Series: Throughout the summer stop by Auto-Lab for cruise night! $1 Hot dogs! Door Prizes! 50/50 Raffles Held with proceeds to the Jenison Band Boosters!!

June 23, July 21, August 18 and September 15
5:30pm - 8:30pm
279 Baldwin Street, Jenison (Next to Speedway)
The SCRIP program is one of our most popular fundraisers. By using the SCRIP program you not only earn money for your student band account, you also support the Jenison Bands. Through SCRIP you purchase gift cards for any number of businesses, local, chains, travel and so much more and each card shares a percentage of the sale with the Jenison Bands program.

SCRIP is available to purchase and pick up nearly every Monday evening from 6pm - 8pm, all year round. 

For those who are not yet using the SCRIP program we will be holding an Open House to assist with sign ups! On Tuesday, June 21st (same day as mini-camp) we will hold open house from 2pm-4pm and again from 7pm-9pm in the JHS Triple Conference Room. At the Open House you can get all your questions answered about SCRIP, sign up, purchase INSTANT SCRIP and sign up for Presto Pay. As an added bonus, everyone who registers for SCRIP during the Open House will be registered for a drawing of a $50 Meijer Gift Card!

SCRIP SUMMER SCHEDULE:  6pm - 8pm, just outside the Band Room/Pool Entrance

June 20
June 27 - INSTANT SCRIP Available!
July 4 - Closed for 4th of July
July 11 - INSTANT SCRIP Available!
July 18
July 25
August 1
August 8
August 15
August 22
August 29
September 5 - Closed for Labor Day

Questions? Please contact Kathy Fitch at or 616-667-2873 or 616-295-1632


Mark Your Calendar

Mark your calendar with these upcoming dates:
  • June 20 & 21:  Mini-Camp @ JHS/Feed the Band
  • August 1 - 4:  Pre-camp at JHS
  • August 2:  Marching Band Family Picnic at Hager Park Pavilion
  • August 8 - 12 :  Band Camp at Hope College
  • August 12:  Community performance of the marching band, JHS Stadium
  • August 22 - 25:  Post-Band Camp at JHS
  • August 25:  First Home Football Game/Half-time Show

Looking to Add to Your Student Band Account?

The Jenison Fine Arts Programs staff concessions at VanAndel Arena. By working at these events you earn money for your student's band account. For more information please join the Facebook Group ( to get information on new concession openings and more information related to events.
On Sign Up Genius, you can search for events by looking at events for the Fine Arts Programs:

If you have questions or if you are not on Facebook and would like to be notified when there are new or last minute openings, please email Jamie Fisher at
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