BACDS American Dance and Music Week — July 1-6, 2012 BACDS American Dance and Music Week, July 1-6, 2012

... The Tradition Continues

Thirty-one years after its first camp at the Mendocino Woodlands in 1981, BACDS American Dance & Music Camp continues the long tradition at our nearby location.

Make plans now to join us next summer for another fun-filled week.

Join us for the BACDS American Dance and Music Week, Sunday-Friday, July 1–6, 2012 at the Jones Gulch Camp in the coastal redwoods of Northern California, near San Francisco. Come early and stay late for extra dance events before and after camp! (flyer)

There's still room at camp!

We still have room for several more campers.
You can sign up online right now!

Daily Schedule (PDF)         Driving Directions        Map of Camp (PDF)

Release & Waiver required of all campers (PDF) — Print, sign, & fax NOW to 1-650-871-4551 (bring hard copy with you to camp)

Already registered for camp? Here's News You Can Use!

Easy to print one-page AmWeek flyer (PDF) — Help spread the word!


Carol Ormand

Nils Fredland


Contra Fresco:

A new band of well-known favorites:
Rodney Miller, Elvie Miller, Clyde Curley

Members of KGB and Tricky Brits:

Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Claude Ginsburg

The Avant Gardeners:

Laura Light & George Paul


Jim Oakden


Erik Erhardt & Lori Pimentel


Instrument, tune-writing, accompaniment workshops



Join us for what may be the most fun-filled week you've ever experienced!
(ahem...really, this is no exaggeration)
(seriously, this is Amazingly Good Fun!)

Full camper fee only $625

with sliding scale $125-$300 for under 30 or underemployed
  (see registration form for details)

Join Us!     July 1-6, 2012

with Bay Area dance events before and after camp

Please share our easy-to-print BACDS American Week flyer with your dance and music communities. Tell your friends about us on Facebook!

line drawing of dancing couple

The Bay Area Country Dance Society’s American Dance and Music Week convenes at our new location: Jones Gulch Camp (more)