2020 Band Camp Equipment and Accessories

See the link below for instrument and color guard equipment rental requests, band camp confirmation forms (tell us you are attending and order shirts, shoes, etc.), and the iPad contract.

MANDATORY -- Band Camp Confirmation Forms

Clothing and Equipment to Bring with You

All band candidates are encouraged to bring the following items to Band Camp. Please read this list carefully and come to campus prepared. Brass and woodwind players must ensure that personal instruments are in good working order if they will be used during camp and/or the fall marching season.


  • Face masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Long solid black pants (no stripes or patterns) to wear with band polo shirt for performances throughout the year.
  • All-black performance shoes (or order via the appropriate band camp confirmation form).
  • Comfortable casual clothing for rehearsal.
  • Hat for outdoors.
  • Lots of good athletic socks (moisture wicking).
  • Good pair of broken in athletic shoes (preferably cross-training or running) for rehearsals.
  • Sandals or flip flops for rest periods.
  • Sunglasses.
  • All current medications.
  • Sunblock (SPF 30 or above).
  • Sunburn lotion.
  • Lip balm.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Band aids and antibiotic cream.
  • Pain medication (Ibuprofen, etc.).
  • Laundry soap.
  • Cash/card for meals.
  • Snack food.
  • Watch.
  • Alarm clock or a cell phone with an alarm.
  • Water bottle labeled with your name.


  • Instrument (unless renting from GKSOM).
  • Valve oil, key oil, cork grease, slide cream, slide oil, etc.
  • Soft cloth or towel (brass and woodwinds).
  • Extra reeds (woodwinds).
  • Neck strap (saxophones).
  • Practice pad (percussion).
  • Personal mouthpiece if you are particular about your mouthpiece.


  • Government issued identification such as a driver's license or a passport.
  • University of Nebraska ID (NCard).
  • Health and car insurance cards.


  • Face masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Band or color guard shoes
  • Black athletic or performance shoes for alternate uniform
  • Band polo shirt
  • Steel uniform hangers
  • Etymotic ear plugs. Replacement ear plugs (at your expense) may be ordered via the appropriate band camp confirmation form. You MUST have and wear ear plugs during all rehearsals and performances.

You've read ALL the information and still have questions about Band Camp?

Contact the Band Office at band@unl.edu.

Return to the Band Camp Information page