Fife and Drum Corps Summer Camp

Music and history join together in harmony during the Fife and Drum Corps Summer Camp at Tryon Palace. This week long camp will be held daily, June 20-24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Musicians were an important part of the 18th-century military. Fifes and drums played from sunrise to sunset and served as a primary mode of communication from commander to troops during battle. Tryon Palace has recreated a colonial fife and drum corps which plays at numerous events throughout the year in New Bern and beyond. 

Campers will learn from experienced instructors the basics of reading music, scales and rudiments, marching, history, and historic tunes that will prepare them to join the Tryon Palace Fife and Drum Corps. Join this outstanding program and help bring history to life in a truly unique way. 

Registration fees are $150 per camper and $125 with Tryon Palace Foundation membership. Fees do not include lunch and advance registration is required by Monday, June 6. 

Upon completion of the form below, a member of our visitor services team will contact you within three business days to arrange payment. 

For additional information, please contact or call 252-639-3524.

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