This two-day (two hours each day) outdoor music camp by Paula Manwaring and Tiffany Horrocks is packed with rhythm activities for any instrument, Primer to Level 3. Outside of items you may have around the house, all camp materials are included in this PDF download; just add water!
This camp can be used on its own, combine with additional Summer Splash camps for a longer camp, or can be a great resource for additional activities to add to any program or camp.
Make a splash by including this music camp with the following activities.
- Which Note Am I?
- Rhythm and Music
- Rhythm Water Cups
- Composer: Clara Schumann
- Craft: Rhythm Sticks
- Clap Back Draw
- Rhythm Stick Tap
- Sidewalk Chalk Measures
- Swat a Rhythm
- Rhythm Squeeze
- Skittle Measures
- Composer Race
For additional rhythm games, we recommend adding Rhythm Riot!
Paula Manwaring, NCTM is a music educator, composer, arranger, creator of A Note in Time: Review in Note Recognition, outside editor and clinician for Kjos Music Publishers, and the author of Minimusic, a group theory program for young beginners. Paula attended Brigham Young University. She has enjoyed teaching piano in the Salt Lake Valley for the past 40 years and has served in various Utah Music Teachers Association positions, including UMTA’s State President. She loves exploring new technology and engaging her students to enhance their learning experience. She and her husband are grateful to have raised five beautiful children and are proud grandparents of eleven!
Tiffany Horrocks enjoys making music a fun experience for all ages. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in music from the University of Utah’s School of Music and has been teaching music since 2005. Tiffany is the owner and director of a multi-teacher studio, Jordan Music School in West Jordan, Utah and has served as President for the Salt Lake Chapter of Utah Music Teachers Association. She believes in the power of music and its uplifting effect on one’s life, and hopes to instill that belief in each student she works with by teaching to their individual needs and musical desires. She is happily married with three children.