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2023 Band Camp Schedule

We are so excited for this season to begin! Use the following link to download the 2023 Pride of New Mexico Band Camp Schedule!

2023 Band Camp Schedule ▸

Rookies, Guard, Percussion, Folklórico, Sundancers

Move In: Monday August 7th, 10:00 AM
Report Date: Monday August 7th, 6:30 PM Music Center Lobby

*Band Fees will be due on Wednesday August 9th*

Early Housing & Fee Info ▸


Move In

Wednesday August 9th, 10:00 AM

Report Date (MUST BRING CLASS B's!)

Wednesday August 9th, 4:30 PM Band Room

Please use the back entrance of the band room


What do I need for Band Camp?

Here is a list of things you need to be ready for the first day of band camp

  • Send your housing information to
  • Instrument towel (All members are now required to have instrument towels, make sure it will fit your instrument when placed on the ground)
  • Water
  • Sunscreen/Bug Spray
  • Sports Clothing
  • Instrument (if not renting from NMSU)
  • Phone and charger (extra charger packs recommended)
  • Lunch/Dinner (for days when not provided)

Please contact your section leadership for more details on how to be prepared for band camp!

Early Housing Information

In order to attend band camp, the Pride of New Mexico will cover the early housing fee for you to move into your university housing early. Please follow the steps below:

  1. Fill out the Early Arrival Application that is currently available to you in your MyHousing portal under applications/forms. When you are filling out the application, please select “band” as the group and “university sponsored event” for the reason, along with the correct move in date according to your status (leadership, rookies or veterans).  Your date will either be August 6th (Leadership), August 7th (Rookies), or August 9th (Vets).
  2. Email our lovely administrative assistant, Trista Pior, your housing assignment along with your FULL NAME AND AGGIE ID.  Her email is 
  3. Wait for further instructions. 

* If you are moving in before your assigned day, you will have to pay for the additional days 

Band Fee Information (Subject to Change)

While you get a band grant for being a part of the Pride of New Mexico, we will collect a small fee in order to pay for your uniform items; all purchased items you get to keep. Once paid, this fee is non-refundable. Fee's may differ for drumline, guard, folklorico, and sundancers.

Rookies and Vets ($75)

Rookies: you must pay the full fee since you must have all of the required uniform items. You can pay this fee with the following methods:

  • Cash
  • Check (NMSU Bands)
  • eMarket

Vets: you can charge this fee to your student account or use the options listed above.

This fee will provide you with the following uniform items, all of which will be needed throughout the season:

  • Band Hat
  • Band Shirt
  • Band Shorts
  • Anorak
  • Compression Shirt
  • Water Bottle
  • Cowbell
  • eFlip
  • Shoes
  • Gloves

This fee does NOT include the instrument rental fee which would be an additional $100.