Etcetera - 06/04/2


Blue Mountain Action Council Americorps and Whitman Mission National Historic Site will co-host Discover Camp for area young people.

For four days participants will explore the meaning of service, learning through games and activities.

Youth will also learn about the environmental and historical aspects of Whitman Mission.

Discover Camp is for those entering fifth grade through those entering seventh grade.

It will be from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 25-28 at Whitman Mission. To register, email or call Jessie Bloom at 529-4980 ext. 141.

Nine- through 12-year-olds are invited to attend Walla Walla Community College's annual Kids College summer camp the week of June 11.

For class and registration information call 527-4443 or online see

Participants in the fourth annual Walla Walla Symphony Rock Camp will learn about song selection and arranging; songwriting; professionalism and stage presence; marketing and promoting a music production; and gain instrument coaching.

There is no charge, but it's limited to the first 60 campers to sign up, so early registration is urged.

The Walla Walla Public Schools Music Department and Garrison Middle School will host the one-week performance camp that gives attendees the experience of producing a rock 'n' roll concert, according to a release in Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review.

Students from ages 12-18 may participate in the intensive program.

Experience is not necessary. It will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3 at Garrison, 906 Chase Ave. The final performance will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 3.

Registration materials are at the Symphony office; contact Elizabeth Fleming at, Hot Poop on Main Street and Melody Muffler on Ninth Avenue.

Mailing address: Rock Camp, c/o Walla Walla Symphony, PO Box 92, Walla Walla, WA 99362.

This event is sponsored by First Fruits Fund of the Blue Mountain Community Foundation, Melody Muffler and Hot Poop.

Etcetera appears in daily and Sunday editions. Annie Charnley Eveland can be reached at or afternoons at 526-8313.


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