Camp Rules & Regulations

  1. Each camp member is responsible for keeping the dorm room clean, in order, and free from damage. Campers will be responsible for any damage to the room.
  2. Valuables such as money, watches, and jewelry should be properly safeguarded.
  3. Athletic activities are prohibited in the residence halls. Running, playing, throwing, and similar activities are to be done outside the buildings.
  4. The following are not permitted on campus or in the residence halls: fireworks or explosives of any kind, firearms or munitions, pets, refrigerators, cooking equipment (i.e., microwaves, hotplates, etc.), traffic signs, illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, and any other items that could cause bodily harm or damage. Smoking is also prohibited in all buildings on campus. Any form of fire, incense, or candles is also prohibited.
  5. Each camp member is to be properly dressed. The cafeteria is a public area and all persons should wear shoes and be appropriately clothed.
  6. All camp members are expected to respect the rights and property of others. Loud noise and similar intrusive behavior are prohibited. The standing quiet hours for all campers are 11:00pm to 7:00am.
  7. Other basic rules of conduct will be presented during our orientation meeting on Monday morning. Failure to observe these requests could result in early dismissal from the camp with no refund of fees.
  8. There will be Camp Counselors in each dormitory to assist the campers.
  9. For life or death emergencies call 911 to notify the Campus Security at (817) 923-1921 X4357 [HELP] as well as designated Camp Counselors immediately. For all other medical emergencies call only Campus Security (817) 923-1921 X4357 [HELP].
    1. Medical care will be available 8:00 – 5:00 from the Campus Clinic for all students residing in the dormitory and available to all students while on campus. Medical care will be available 8:00 – 5:00 from the Campus Clinic for all students attending the camp. Our Campus Clinic will be used in cases of minor scrapes and bruises. All other emergencies will be handled by our local ER.
    2. In cases when a camper is referred by the Campus Clinic to outside medical facilities (medical laboratories, x-ray facilities, etc.), the medical expense will be charged to the parent or guardian.
    3. All parents will need to sign a release and treat agreement form for campers who may need the Emergency Room.
    4. If a camper has an ongoing medical condition the parents should notify the camp office at the beginning of camp with specific care directives for the camper. 
  10. Your child may receive mail during the camp, provided it is addressed to:

    Music Camp 2014
    School of Church Music
    Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    P. O. Box 22390
    Fort Worth, TX 76122

    We are not responsible for mail received after the conclusion of camp.
  11. Cellular phones, pagers, and other small electronic devices are prohibited in all rehearsals, lessons, recitals and master classes.
  12. Ample parking is available on campus. Campers will be required to turn their keys over to the head counselor. Personal vehicles may not be used during the camp.
  13. USE OF DORMITORY KITCHENS
    Since meal times at the cafeteria are part of the camp experience, the kitchens in the dorms will be off-limits to the campers. The TV rooms have microwaves which the campers may use for pop-corn or other snacks that need to be warmed.
  14. EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
    Here are a few modified emergency procedures as outlined in our Seminary lease.
    1. MEDICAL
      For life or death emergencies call 911 to notify the Campus Security at (817) 923-1921 X4357 [HELP] as well as designated Camp Counselors immediately. For all other medical emergencies call only Campus Security (817) 923-1921 X4357 [HELP].

      Medical care will be available 8:00am – 5:00pm from the Campus Clinic for all students residing in the dormitory and available to all students while on campus. Medical care will be available 8:00am – 5:00pm from the Campus Clinic for all students attending the camp. Our Campus Clinic will be used in cases of minor scrapes and bruises. All other emergencies will be handled by our local ER.

      In cases when a camper is referred by the Campus Clinic to outside medical facilities (medical laboratories, x-ray facilities, etc.), the medical expense will be charged to the parent or guardian.

      All parents will need to sign a release and treat agreement form for campers who may need the Emergency Room.

      If a camper has an ongoing medical condition the parents should notify the camp office at the beginning of camp with specific care directives for the camper. 
    2. WEATHER
      Texas is in an area where severe weather occurs abruptly. Because of this, residents should heed all warnings from municipalities and/or SWBTS representatives.

      At the notification of an alarm (i.e., City of Fort Worth Siren or RA Air Horn) campers should evacuate to the basement of the building. Should the basement be filled beyond capacity, campers should evacuate to the first floor corridor areas.

      Residents should remain evacuated until notified by authorized SWBTS personnel.
    3. OTHER EMERGENCIES
      For life or death emergencies call 911 to notify the Campus Security at (817) 923-1921 X4357 [HELP] as well as designated Camp Counselors immediately.

      For all other medical emergencies call only Campus Security (817) 923-1921 X4357 [HELP]. DO NOT assume someone else is doing it.

Established 1908 Fort Worth, Texas