Music Camp is coming to Seminole, TX!
When and Where
September 8-11, 2022
Grace Mennonite Fellowship
154 County Rd 209 A-1
Seminole, TX 79360
Children: ages 7-14
Adults: age 15+
The community is welcome to attend chapel and evening sessions.
Thursday & Friday @ 7:00 PM
Sunday, September 11
at the old Junior High Auditorium
801 Southwest Ave B
Men: Please wear full-button shirts, tails tucked in, with dressy/casual pants. Keep hair neatly trimmed.
Women: Wear loose-fitting dresses or dressy tops and skirts (no slits, please) with sleeve lengths at least halfway between shoulder and elbow and skirt length below knees. Necklines should be near the base of your neck. Cover your hair with your church-prescribed veiling.
Program Attire: Women, please wear black dress with black shoes. Men, please wear black pants, white long-sleeved dress shirt, and black shoes.
Children: Please follow the adult dress code as closely as is reasonable. Do not wear t-shirts with logos or writing, please. For program attire, if black is unavailable, a dark solid is acceptable.
What ages can come to camp?
Children: ages 7-10
Youth: ages 11-14
Adults: age 15+
Can I come for part of the time?
You may sign up for Mass Choir only, with the option of staying for the Extended Homework Time or Leading Group Singing, or come for the entire camp experience. If you take only Mass Choir, you will be charged part-time student price.
How much does camp cost?
Children/Youth – $50
Full-time Adult Camper – $150
Part-time Adult Camper – $80
*All fees are nonrefundable.
How will I pay for camp?
You will pay right away in the application with credit/debit card.
What meals are provided at camp?
Full-time students have the option of including all meals or none at all. If choosing meals, Thursday – Saturday, lunch and supper will be provided as well as Sunday supper.
Part-time students may choose to include supper, if they wish.
Is any lodging provided?
Lodging is available in local homes. Contact Aaron Bergen or Willy Bergen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional details.
Is childcare available?
Childcare is available for children ages 4-6 whose parents are students at camp.
NOTE: Childcare is also available for children & youth attending camp (age 7-14) whose parents are still in class after Children’s Camp ends at 2:45PM.
Can I get a refund?
No refunds will be given once your registration has been submitted.
Meet Your Instructors
Dwilyn has been a music instructor at Faith Mennonite High School, Linville Hill Christian School, and Fair Haven Christian. He received a degree in music education from Millersville University and a master’s degree in Christian School Administration from Grace College. Currently, Dwilyn drives a delivery truck for Gap Power Rental Company in Gap, PA. He continues to direct Gap Male Chorus (a 40-voice men’s choir which has been singing every year since 1922) as well as Men With A Song which has its roots at music camp. Dwilyn and his wife, Bertie, live on a small farm with 2,000 pigs and a few cats. Their five grown children are active in church and ministry in the Lancaster area. Along with choral conducting and playing the accordian, Dwilyn enjoys the outdoors–hunting, hiking, caring for fruit trees and spending time with family at a mountain cabin. He and his family attend Life Mennonite Fellowship, Willow Street, PA.
West Jefferson, OH
Lloyd has been a music instructor at Sarasota Christian School (Florida), Rosedale Bible Institute (Ohio) and Daystar University (Nairobi, Kenya). He holds a BA in Music Education (Eastern Mennonite College), and an MA in Music Education with a choral conducting / vocal concentration (Ohio State University). He directed the Rosedale Chorale and other community and touring choirs during his active teaching years, served as an itinerant music resource among Mennonite churches in Germany, and directed the Hope Singers (Poland) from 2004-2018. He continues periodic musical activity with teaching, choral events, and composition, and has an ongoing passion for significant congregational worship and singing. He is self-employed as a choral arranger and composer (lillychapelpress.com), painter, handyman and commercial driver. Lloyd enjoys a variety of historic and international music, private aviation, motorcycling, mechanical tinkering, travel, and continues seeking an accurate working definition of "retirement". He is married to Mary (Slabaugh), formerly from Hartville, OH.
Cameron graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a double degree in Music Education and Music Theory (2014). He is an active piano examiner with the Canadian National Conservatory of Music and has been on faculty at Renaissance School of the Arts and the Beckett School at Wilfrid Laurier University as a piano and music theory instructor. Cam is the founder and director of Village Voices Community Choir in Milverton, ON and Millbank Heritage and Arts Society. He has been a guest conductor for Laurier Singers, Laurier Alumni Choir, and Chor Amica. Cam has sung with many choirs including Laurier Singers, Da Capo Chamber Choir, and Oasis Chorale. As a registered respiratory therapist, Cam finds great satisfaction in helping patients “breathe easy” in a wide range of clinical situations.