All-State Choir Camp
    Abilene Christian University 
    June 26-29, 2024


    Camp Location:

    Williams Performing Arts Center (WPAC) - corner of Judge Ely Blvd & East North 16th Street

    Camp Office is in the main office of the WPAC. For more information, email or call 325-674-4892.

    What to Bring:

    • TMEA All-State music packet (may be purchased through ACU)
    • Black three-ring binder and pencil(s)
    • Casual & comfortable attire for rehearsals and activities
    • Sportswear for recreation and free time

    For the Residence Hall:

    • XL Twin sheets and blanket (or sleeping bag) & pillow
    • Bath towels, wash cloth, soap, & other toiletries
    • Each room has a sink and mirror. Common bathrooms have private enclosed showers and toilets. 
    • Personal items, including chargers
    • Medication (must be listed on the registration form)


    • Refillable water bottle
    • Snacks for the residence hall
    • Attire for dress-up days – we’ll send more info before camp
    • Instruments, attire, other items for the Talent Show
    • Medication (must be listed on the registration form)
    • Money for drinks, snacks, and souvenirs at the ACU Campus Store

    Residence Halls:

    Residential campers will be housed in one of ACU’s newest dorms, close to the WPAC. Residence halls are staffed year-round by ACU employees. For camp, rooms are double occupancy. Campers may submit a roommate request on the registration form.


    Meals are included for both Residential and Commuter campers. All meals will be at The World- Famous Bean, ACU’s on-campus cafeteria.

    Camp Section Leaders:

    ACU employs highly-qualified high school choral directors to teach and lead their sections through the TMEA All-State music. They are an invaluable part of the team at camp.

    Camp Counselors:

    Camp counselors are current students at Abilene Christian University. Counselors have been selected through an interview process. Counselors monitor, support, and encourage students in all camp activities.

    Medical Care:

    Medical care is available through the ACU Medical and Counseling Care Center or, in case of emergency, the Hendrick Medical Center. Medical expenses incurred will be charged to the parent or guardian. Students should bring identification and insurance card information.

    Camp Guidelines:

    1. Attend all rehearsals and activities. It is the student’s responsibility to keep track of time, including morning wake-up. In the event of an illness or emergency, Commuter Campers should have a parent contact the Camp Office at 325-674-4892. Residential Campers must communicate with Camp Counselors if not attending activities.
    2. Campers must be accompanied by a Camp Counselor or Staff member at all times.
    3. Camp badges must be worn in a visible location at all times and should be worn only by the owner of the badge.
    4. Food and beverages (other than water) are not allowed in the WPAC Recital Hall, rehearsal halls, or classrooms.
    5. Phones and other electronic devices should be turned off in all rehearsals and performances.
    6. All personal property, including electronics, backpacks, and money are the responsibility of the owner at all times. The University takes no responsibility for lost or misplaced belongings, whether caused or occasioned by fire, theft, or any other cause except as a direct result of gross negligence of the University. Campers must accept responsibility for and take precautions to protect the safety of their property at all times.
    7. Campers must stay on-campus at all times. Campus boundaries for campers include the residence hall, Campus Center, Rec Center, and the WPAC. Students are not allowed to go beyond the designated facilities or into any University building where there is no camp activity.
    8. Campers leaving campus must sign-out through the Camp Office. Campers leaving campus for any reason without notifying Camp Staff may be dismissed from camp without a refund. Residents are not to ride in any vehicle that is not sponsored by the University, unless the student has been checked-out by a parent or guardian. 
    9. Automobiles belonging to campers may not be used during the hours of the camp. Parking permits are required and will be provided at check-in.
    10. Campers taking prescription drugs should notify Camp Staff on the medical release form and include the specific medicine, dosage, and frequency of medication. Failure to adhere to this policy will be considered a violation of University drug policies and may result in suspension from camp without a refund.
    11. Clothing with offensive or inappropriate slogans will not be tolerated. Shoes must be worn at all times in residence halls and in the WPAC.
    12. All Campers are expected to respect the rights and property of others. Disruptive noises and behavior are prohibited. 
    13. Profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity in any form are prohibited.
    14. Arson or attempted arson is prohibited.
    15. Assault, physical or sexual in nature, is prohibited.
    16. Alcoholic beverages, tobacco in any form, e-cigarettes, illegal drugs, explosives, chemicals, weapons of any kind, gambling, and pets are not allowed on campus. Violation of this policy will result in immediate dismissal from camp without refund.

    Residence Hall Guidelines:

    1. Campers must adhere to evening hours listed in the schedule.
    2. Lights out and quiet time will be observed at 11:30 pm. Students violating lights out rules will be subject to disciplinary action.
    3. Campers must sleep in the room to which they have been assigned. Room changes must be approved by Camp Staff.
    4. Campers are not allowed to enter the rooms or floors of the opposite sex at any time.
    5. Running, throwing, and other aggressive play is not allowed indoors.
    6. Residential Campers will be issued a card that gives students access to their room, the hall, the elevator, and the front entrance. Key cards must be attached to the Camp Badge at all times.
    7. Rooms lock automatically, so Campers should take their key card with them at all times.
    8. Lost key cards must be replaced by the Camper at a cost of $50 per card. Cards not turned in at the end of camp will result in a $50 charge.
    9. Each Camper is responsible for keeping the residence hall room clean and free from damage. Individual rooms and common areas must be kept clean at all times. Campers will be responsible for any damage to ACU property.
    10. Fire escape and tornado information is posted in every residence hall bedroom and should be read by all campers.
    11. No unauthorized person may enter the residence hall at any time.

    ​​​​​​​Violation of camp guidelines may result in the student’s dismissal from camp without a refund. Parents will be notified and arrangements will be made to send the student home at the parent’s expense.