Area 11 Camp – Ringing Through the Ages
June 11-15, 2023 – Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO
We’ve COMBINED our Young Ringers Camp AND our Adult Ringers Camp into ONE extraordinary camp for everyone of all ages(10+)!
Join us for this 5-day, 4-night event in the beautiful and refreshing Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Throughout the week we will be ringing, participating in outdoor activities and have many chances to hang out with an amazing group of handbell musicians!
- Lodging and Meals Information
- Ringing Tracks
- What to Bring
Barb Walsh was raised in Northglenn, CO and received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Colorado State University. She received her Master of Music degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and taught in the Reno area public schools for 33 years.
Barb started ringing in 1985, directing in 1986 and has been on the Handbell Musicians of America Area 12 board since 1993. She has developed handbell programs ranging from elementary schools to community groups, including Tintabulations, known for their high energy, innovation and musicianship.
When not teaching, directing, or ringing, Barb plays flute/piccolo in local orchestras and shares backcountry adventures with her husband, dog and horses.
Ed Rollins is associate pastor for music and administration at First Baptist Church of Columbia, Missouri, where he has served for 22 years. He oversees seven choirs/ensembles and is executive director of the church’s Odyssey Chamber Music Series. Administratively, Ed has oversight of the church operating budget, facility needs, personnel, and a seven-million-dollar endowment.
Ed is co-founder, bass bell ringer and current conductor of the highly acclaimed Columbia Handbell Ensemble.
As a long time active member of Handbell Musicians of America, Ed has served the Guild on many levels, including Missouri State Chair, Area VIII Chair (1996-86 and presently), area representative to the national executive committee and area representative to the national board. In addition, he has been a clinician/coordinator/conductor for guild events in 20 states.
Lodging and Meals are separate. Please see the Lodging and Meals tab for more information.
- Early Bird (before February 15) $225 per person ($100 deposit required at time of registration)
- Raised Rate (after February 15) $275 per person ($100 deposit required at time of registration)
Full Registrations Fees due by March 31, 2023.
- Rehearsals and Workshops each day
- Camp activities and free-time throughout the week
- Concert Wednesday afternoon
- Youth Registrants: $275 per person (4 youth will be lodged together with one chaperone)
- Youth Chaperone: $275 per person (1 chaperone per 4 youth)
- Adult Ringer OR Adult Non-Participant: $450 per person (2 adults per room. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for option options)
Registration Fees are not included in room rates. See Registration tab for more information.
Team Building Course
Workshops Coming Soon
Youth and Adult Tracks Available!
Repetoire is included in your registrations cost. No need to purchase, music will be handed out on site.
Recommendations Coming Soon
Concert is the afternoon of Wednesday, June 14.
Public and Non-registrants are welcome to attend. Campers have additional activites after the concert and the next morning.