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SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup

21 Aug 19 - 09:40 PM (#4005428)
Subject: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: Joe Offer

Save for Camp Harmony. More Soon.

Dates of camp are Friday, December 27, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Early bird camp registration begins September 1 at http://sffmc.org/

Camp Harmony returns to Walker Creek Ranch for our New Year’s camp from Friday, December 27 to Wednesday, January 1.

Attendees may come for all or part. We welcome newcomers, and if you will be a first-time attendee, please feel free to email or phone with your questions.

The Venue: Walker Creek Ranch, in rural Marin County, is known to some in our community as a great retreat spot for other musical gatherings. Its level site, nestled into surrounding hills, features accessible buildings clustered for convenience.
Facilities include a central dining hall and other spacious halls suitable for dancing, concerts, and large group activities. There are numerous rooms for workshops, Arts & Crafts, and lots of smaller spaces for jamming. The property offers walking trails and a scenic bridge over the creek. There’s even a natural history museum for learning about local flora and fauna.
 
Housing:  Walker Creek offers a range of housing options, and our fees are rated accordingly. This location is remote from any off-site lodging. The online registration form will provide space to explain any accessibility needs. All campers will need to bring their own bedding and towels.
• Dormitories are furnished with bunk beds, and all have easy access to a large central bath house with separate facilities for men and for women. We hope to be able to provide a lower bunk to everyone who wants one.
• Semi-Private lodges have multiple rooms each accommodating - people. These buildings have a common lounge area, some with kitchenee, and shared internal bathrooms. There are no single rooms available at Walker Creek Ranch. To help keep prices as low as possible, no linens are being provided this year.
• Camping is permitted. A parking lot is designated for RVs (power for some but no hook-ups) and tent camping is available at locations around the grounds. If you live locally and wish to stay off-site, the charge will be the same as camping.
Our registrars will make every effort to situate campers in housing suitable to their needs and preferences.
 
Meals:  Each camper day starts and ends at 2pm, and includes dinner on the day you arrive, and breakfast and lunch the next day. All meals will be prepared by Walker Creek staff who will do their very best to accommodate individual dietary preferences. When you register you have the option of choosing gluten-free, dairy-free, omnivore, vegetarian, or vegan. If you have additional dietary needs, please contact our registrars.

Online Registration: Registration will be available starting September 1, and prices will be posted on the website. To register, go to www.sffmc.org and click on the Harmony registration link. The site will guide you through registration, and will send you an email confirmation when your information has been received. Margaret Miles and Katie Riemer are co-registrars; if you encounter any difficulties or need help registering, please email campnewharmony@gmail.com, or phone (510) 684-1454 (before 9pm ) with your questions. (Note: we are both volunteers, and it may take us up to  hours to respond. Please either call OR email, but don’t do both!)
PLEASE NOTE: We need to provide Walker Creek with attendance numbers earlier than we have in past years. ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER . THERE WILL BE NO LATE REGISTRATION!
You can pay online using a credit card, debit card, PayPal account, or by check. If you choose to pay by check, the site and your confirmation email will tell you where to mail your check.

Camperships
For those who would not otherwise be able to aend camp, the Club offers fee reductions known as “camperships.” If you are able to donate to the Campership Fund, remember it is tax-deductible, and you will be helping someone get to camp who may be someone you will miss if they can’t aend. The funds will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the honor system. We encourage you to register early if asking for a campership. Instructions for applying for camperships will be included in online registration. TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS to the Campership Fund are welcome and appreciated!
 
Activities
Harmony is a self-made music camp for our Club members of all ages and experience levels. Workshops include singing, dancing, tunes, instrument instruction/technique, and there is a great deal of spontaneous jamming that occurs day and night. All workshops and activities are camper-led, and any camper can sign up to teach or lead a workshop.
In addition, every night we have a concert and a dance. If you would like to lead a workshop, you can sign up at camp, or go to Mudcat café (
https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=166545) and sign up online. To see what workshops have been offered in previous years, search Mudcat café for “Camp Harmony workshop signups.”

Look for more information in the Nov/Dec folknik, and visit us on Facebook!
 
For photos & more information about camp, please visit www. sffmc.org. We hope to see you there.


02 Sep 19 - 04:40 PM (#4007014)
Subject: 2019 Camp Harmony-Saturday
From: Joe Offer

Camp Harmony Workshops -Saturday December 28

Time

Maple

Jams OK

Buckeye

Dance

Muir

no jams

Museum

no jams

Kitchen

jams OK

Fireplace

(big jams)

Bay

Small Jams
8:30 AM Cold Breakfast 8:30 AM - HOT 9-10 AM
9:45
to
10:45
Oldtime Session
Need Host
11
to
12
Oldtime Session
Need Host
12:15 PM Lunch 12:15-1:15 PM
1:30
to
2:30
Closed for Dance Floor Mopping Irish Session
Shoshanna/Paul
2:45
to
3:45
Irish Session
Shoshanna/Paul
4:00
to
5:00
Andronico's Old-time jam
5:15
to
6:15
6:30 PM Dinner 6:30-7:30 PM
Evening Concert Dance a cappella singing Sessions & Jams Small Jams
Announcements: Shabbat in Maple 5 PM Friday Updated Nov 28


02 Sep 19 - 04:40 PM (#4007015)
Subject: 2019 Camp Harmony-Sunday
From: Joe Offer

Camp Harmony Workshops - Sunday December 29

Time

Maple

Jams OK

Buckeye

Dance

Muir

no jams

Museum

no jams

Kitchen

jams OK

Fireplace

(big jams)

Bay

Small Jams
8:30 AM Cold Breakfast 8:30 AM - HOT 9-10 AM
9:45
to
10:45
Oldtime Session
Need Host
11
to
12
Oldtime Session
Need Host
12:15 PM Lunch 12:15-1:15 PM
1:30
to
2:30
Triple Crown Setup
Charlie Fenton
Closed for Dance Floor Mopping Irish Session
Shoshanna/Paul
2:45
to
3:45
John Barleycorn
Charley Fenton
Irish Session
Shoshanna/Paul
4:00
to
5:00
Pub Songs
RiGGy Rackin
Andronico's Old-time jam
5:15
to
6:15
Sea Chanteys
Dick Holdstock
6:30 PM Dinner 6:30-7:30 PM
Evening Concert Dance a cappella singing Sessions & Jams Small Jams
Announcements: Updated Nov 28


02 Sep 19 - 04:41 PM (#4007016)
Subject: 2019 Camp Harmony-Monday
From: Joe Offer

Camp Harmony Workshops - Monday December 30

Time

Maple

Jams OK

Buckeye

Dance

Muir

no jams

Museum

no jams

Kitchen

jams OK

Fireplace

(big jams)

Bay

Small Jams
8:30 AM Cold Breakfast 8:30 AM - HOT 9-10 AM
9:45
to
10:45
Oldtime Session
Need Host
11
to
12
Oldtime Session
Need Host
12:15 PM Lunch 12:15-1:15 PM
1:30
to
2:30
Closed for Dance Floor Mopping Irish Session
Shoshanna/Paul
2:45
to
3:45
Irish Session
Shoshanna/Paul
4:00
to
5:00
Andronico's Old-time jam
5:15
to
6:15
6:30 PM Dinner 6:30-7:30 PM
Evening Concert Dance a cappella singing Sessions & Jams Small Jams
Announcements: Updated Nov 28


02 Sep 19 - 04:41 PM (#4007017)
Subject: 2019 Camp Harmony-Tuesday
From: Joe Offer

Camp Harmony Workshops - Tuesday December 31

Time

Maple

Jams OK

Buckeye

Dance

Muir

no jams

Museum

no jams

Kitchen

jams OK

Fireplace

(big jams)

Bay

Small Jams
8:30 AM Cold Breakfast 8:30 AM - HOT 9-10 AM
9:45
to
10:45
Oldtime Session
Need Host
11
to
12
Oldtime Session
Need Host
12:15 PM Lunch 12:15-1:15 PM
1:30
to
2:30
SFFMC General Meeting Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
2:45
to
3:45
General Meeting Overflow Irish Session
Shoshanna/Paul
4:00
to
5:00
Andronico's Old-time jam
5:15
to
6:15
6:30 PM Dinner 6:30-7:30 PM
Evening Concert Dance a cappella singing Sessions & Jams Small Jams
Announcements: Updated Nov 28


02 Sep 19 - 04:43 PM (#4007018)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: Joe Offer

This thread is now open for signups for leading workshops. Please give your name, the preferred day and time and location of the workshop, and the name of the workshop.
The day of the "triple crown" and SFFMC General Meeting haven't been decided. I won't post the schedule grids and start organizing until sometime after that - probably sometime in Mid-November.
-Joe-


05 Sep 19 - 12:29 AM (#4007388)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: GUEST,Ellen Eagan

I would like to lead a Waltz Jam on Saturday and Monday in the dance hall at 2 or 3.


08 Sep 19 - 07:50 PM (#4007892)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: GUEST,Carol Holdstock

SONGS FAITH SANG

Hi Joe, Please schedule for a morning at 11am. Thanks!
Carol


09 Sep 19 - 01:51 PM (#4008152)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: GUEST

Hello, Joe. I would like to lead two workshops at Camp Harmony. One would be FUNNY SONGS and the other TRAD SONGS WITH SHEEP IN THEM. I might ask for a third workshop.

Please do not schedule me in that noisy room next door to the loud instrumental jam. Or first thing in the morning, OR at the same time as the most attended favorite workshops. Thanks a bushel and a peck,
love, Sadie


13 Sep 19 - 12:36 PM (#4008683)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: GUEST

I'm happy to lead our Andronico's Old-time jam anytime. if a friendly accessible daily jam is needed, Noah and I are happy to step in.


14 Sep 19 - 06:00 AM (#4008768)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: Joe Offer

It would be nice to have jams 24/7 in the fireplace room in the shower house. Would that work for the Andronico's and Irish gem to be the foundation of that during the day? both of your sessions are wonderful, and we would like for people to be able to hear or join them as they pass through.
If you want to discuss this, contact me at joe@mudcat.org


18 Sep 19 - 04:09 PM (#4009490)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: GUEST,David Robinson

I would like to teach a handful of Blowzabella tunes for all instruments. Contemporary Anglo-Euro dance tunes (waltzes, mazurkas, schottishes, etc.) written by past and present members of Blowzabella.

I'm a brand new member and this will be my first camp. So I'm not sure of the logistics. But I'd be happy with a slot in mid-morning or early afternoon for the full days.

I would bring copies of the tunes to share.


01 Oct 19 - 06:48 PM (#4011497)
Subject: workshop: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: diplocase

Joe - It looks like Arlene Immerman will be doing a workshop on variants of the Gypsy Laddie/Raggle-taggle Gypsies/Blackjack Davy family of ballads. Please disregard my earlier request to do a workshop on variants of the Twa Sisters family of ballads (one such workshop is wonderful; two are excessive!) Instead I'd like to do a workshop on less-common Wassail songs, including orchard-wassailing songs, wren-boy songs, and songs of other house-visiting traditions. Any quiet room that accommodates twenty people will be great. Afternoon is best, any day. Casey


01 Oct 19 - 07:12 PM (#4011501)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: GUEST,Shoshanna (by email)

Hi Joe,

       Paul Kostka and I will be happy to co-lead the Irish Sessions again.
       We were fine with the room we ended up with last year.
       (Maybe we can put a sign on the door saying when the Irish Sessions are, so people who want to socialize in there can do it some other time?).

         Thanks so much!         Shoshanna


05 Oct 19 - 10:45 AM (#4012038)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: GUEST,Bev Praver

I would like to lead the Parody workshop again this year. Afternoons seem to work well, maybe Sunday if that doesn't conflict with the Triple Crown. It seems that this workshop has been so popular that we've needed two hours to get around to everyone. I don't remember the names of the workshop spaces but I think the pone called the museum would work well for this. It's the place where the acapella singers met after dinner. Thanks for doing this Joe. (2 hours)


17 Oct 19 - 07:35 PM (#4014240)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020
From: Joe Offer

Registration Closed November 22.


THERE WILL BE NO LATE REGISTRATION!

If you missed the deadline, we hope you can come next year.

-Joe-


31 Oct 19 - 06:53 PM (#4016469)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: Joe Offer

from Robert Rodriquez: Songs about the Devil and his Kith and Kin (2 hours)

Soldier, Sailor, Tinker, Tailor
(Songs & Stories of work and occupation) - 1 hour


04 Nov 19 - 10:42 PM (#4017251)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST

Hi Joe:

I'd like to lead two 1-hour workshops.

3-chord song singalong

and

Songs of heartbreak and betrayal.

Between lunch and dinner. I'll be there all five days.

Could you please post a list of the workshop spaces?

Thanks

Marlene


04 Nov 19 - 11:41 PM (#4017255)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: Joe Offer

Hi, Marlene -
I hope we can finalize a list of workshop spaces at the Camp Committee meeting this Wednesday, November 6. The spaces should be more-or-less that same as what was on Last Year's Schedule. We're going to try to keep most singing in the building with the science museum - I think that building has 3 to 4 good rooms for singing. And the bathhouse will be mostly instrumental sessions. We found the instrumental sessions bled sound into the singing sessions.

-Joe-


06 Nov 19 - 04:05 PM (#4017567)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: Joe Offer

The Triple Crown (Barleycorn, Pub Songs, and Sea Songs) will be on Saturday afternoon.

Update Nov 21 - Triple Crown will be Sunday.


08 Nov 19 - 01:35 PM (#4017976)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Kathy Scroggs

Fun rounds


10 Nov 19 - 07:22 PM (#4018406)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Wade Gray

I would like to lead a klezmer workshop just before or just after lunch each day of camp.
See you soon!
Wade


13 Nov 19 - 01:29 PM (#4018933)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Alan Keith

Hi Joe,
I'd like to lead a Scottish Ceilidh Music workshop right after the Irish Workshop on Sun. and Mon. I think we had the Kitchen and Museum last year but were kinda crowded (more folks than expected), so a bigger space would be more appreciated (Fireplace Room?).

Thanks.

Alan


14 Nov 19 - 09:44 PM (#4019248)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Arlene Immerman

Hi all:

I’m planning to host a ballad sing around workshop at camp, time and place tbd. The ballad is The Gypsy Laddie, Child 200. Also called Gypsy Davy or Black Jack Davy. If you know a version, bring it along. There’s still time to learn one before camp.


21 Nov 19 - 08:39 PM (#4020734)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Sadie Damascus

Dear Joe, did I already send you any workshop requests for this year's camp? I cannot remember. Here are my possible and heartfelt workshop wishes (and in a room where we can hear ourselves sing!):

1. Thyme for the Silver Dagger!: Songs of Love and Heartbreak (two hours?)

2. Ballad Family Values: Tradition, Jealousy, Conflict, Power---Old-fashioned Family ballads! (Joe, Please make this one two hours! Many thanks!)

These are good topics as well, if I cannot have one of the first two (Or, perhaps, someone else will lead them):
Funny Songs!
Animal Songs!

And, my dear Joe, if you can refrain from scheduling any ballad workshops across from each other, we will be so grateful! Ballad singers need all the time together, workshops, and sessions we can get!

You are a god. Please let me know.
Sadie


22 Nov 19 - 01:20 AM (#4020744)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: Joe Offer

Note: Triple Crown has been moved to Sunday afternoon.


22 Nov 19 - 02:30 PM (#4020842)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Faith Petric song workshop

Hi Joe,
Please schedule the Faith Petric song workshop for either Monday or Tuesday in the morning, preferably at 10am or 11am. We've had to change our plans, and Dick and I will not get to camp until Sunday before lunch.

Thanks for taking care of all this!
Carol


28 Nov 19 - 04:27 PM (#4021527)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: Joe Offer

Workshop schedules now posted. I'll get up-to-date on workshop assignments by Sunday night.
-Joe-


30 Nov 19 - 10:22 PM (#4021766)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST

Joe, We would like to do; a children's concert on Monday, at 11:00am in the Museum and a Jaeger & Reid Concert Monday evening in the Museum at 5:15-6:15pm
and Songs of Personal Significance 4-6:15pm in Museum on Tuesday

Bob Reid and Judi Jaeger


01 Dec 19 - 12:21 AM (#4021771)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: Joe Offer

How would the Kitchen be for ballad-type workshops? Too small?


01 Dec 19 - 12:39 AM (#4021773)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Margaret Miles

Yes M'am concert at camp Harmony
Margaret Miles
Sat 11/30/2019 7:08 PM
To: Joe Offer
Cc: Amelia Hogan; Mary Hill
Yes, we'd like to do it again! Let us know when there's a time in Mural room hopefully on Sunday or Monday.


03 Dec 19 - 07:56 PM (#4022156)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: David Ingerson

Would it be appropriate for me to do a solo set? I'd like to do my set on "The Sexual Practices of the Irish: from Queen Maeve to Gay Marriage." It would take 45 minutes or so and I wouldn't need a very big room, I'm thinking. If you could find a time that is not opposite a ballad session, that would be great.
Cheers,
David


04 Dec 19 - 01:48 PM (#4022251)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Rob Katz

Hi Joe:

I'd like to lead another one-hour Political Song Swap. Songs new & old welcome. I'll be at camp Sat. afternoon & all day Sun. & Mon. Prefer not opposite Triple Crown or Faith songs. Thanks. Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Rob Katz


05 Dec 19 - 02:16 AM (#4022302)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,Ray Bierl

Hi Joe,

Assuming there's still room, I'm hoping I can do a couple of workshops. Would have to be on 29th and/or 30th. 'How To (How I, How You) Practice The Violin (Fiddle)'.   And 'Rosalie Sorrels!' (mini-concert). (If there's a place on line for me to do this, just point me . . .) Thanks!


Ray


07 Dec 19 - 08:08 PM (#4022714)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST

Hi Joe, I’d like to do my workshop on Saturday at 4 pm in Bay. Workshop on different versions of Gypsy Davy. Thanks.

Arlene


08 Dec 19 - 12:31 AM (#4022732)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: Joe Offer

Never fear. I WILL get the above workshops posted this week. I've had a rather hectic month so far, but my calendar is looking less crowded starting Tuesday.
-Joe-


09 Dec 19 - 12:18 PM (#4023019)
Subject: RE: SF Camp Harmony 2019-2020 - Workshop Signup
From: GUEST,JIm Teperman/Peter Tracy/Spin the Bottle Bea

Hi Joe

I'm a but late to the party but I'd like to reserve the Fireplace Room - 5:15-6:15 on the 29th - it looks as if it's still open. I don't remember how big the Bay room or the Kithcen are - we usually get 25-30 folks [ so perhaps I will do another sedssion later in the Camp.

Thanks!!!

Jim