Participating in extracurricular band activities can get expensive, so the Band Boosters are pleased to provide parents and students with opportunities to make money to apply to band accounts. Below, you will find listed a variety of personal fundraising opportunities, along with details about how you can take advantage of them. If you have any questions about a specific fundraising opportunity, please contact the committee chair.
PERSONAL FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES
- Conner Prairie
- Fishers Freedom Festival
- Trash & Lawn Bags
- Centerplate/Lucas Oil Stadium/ICC Banquet
This is a great way to earn money for your marchers account. Check availability for specific dates directly with Don Wilderson direct at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to sign up to work. Volunteers must be 15 years or older and earn $6.50 per hour (with 10% going to the general fund). Conner Prairie accounting cuts checks twice a month. Make sure that you always sign in and out for your shift, so that our treasurer can credit your student account correctly! Boosters can volunteer with or without their student, but if your band student volunteers as well, they must be 16 years old.
There will be a volunteer sign in /sign out clip board. Please sign in and ensure your student’s name is listed also so that the correct account is credited.
There are some upcoming Conner Prairie spots available for volunteering and earning money towards band fees as well as the trip. Remember Volunteers need to be at least 15 years old in order to volunteer. There are sometimes positions that require a liquor license, but most of the time that is not the case. Currently, the following dates are available:
April 15 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – from 7 am to 3 pm
May 14 Mother’s Day brunch – (will confirm the volunteer times as soon as they are available)
June 2 (History on Tap) – 5 – 10 pm
Symphony on the Prairie (2017)
Contact: Please only contact Don via email as he is not available to answer the phone or pick up messages on a regular basis due to his job responsibilities.
Dress Code: FHS band shirt/sweatshirt and khaki slacks, long shorts, or a skirt. Closed toe shoes. Wear a hat, otherwise you will be required to wear a hairnet.
Parking: Once you enter the Connor Prairie area, look on your right or a VIP parking sign. Turn right and park on the right by the volunteer parking sign. Enter by The Apple Store gate and report to the large concession stand (the Prairie Grill) just past the shelter/ picnic area on your right.
Work Times: Check in time for Symphony is approximately 5 pm. Finished time will vary between 10:30 and 11:00 depending on need.
Age Requirement: Must be 16 years or old to volunteer (Students welcome if they meet this requirement)
Other important information: Volunteers will be working concessions, which may include cooking, assembling sandwiches, making soft serve ice cream cones, etc. If you have a liquor license to sell and serve alcohol, please advise Don at the time of sign-up as he may be able to use you in this capacity. There will be a volunteer sign in clip board inside of the Prairie Grill. Please sign in and ensure your student’s name is listed also so that the correct account is credited. Ask the supervisor where your volunteer shift has been assigned. Once you reach your assigned area, please help set up. Each volunteer will be allowed one break of 15 minutes and you will be able to obtain something to eat at that time. Be sure to sign out and calculate your hours on the volunteer sign in/out clipboard.
Symphony on the Prairie dates:
June 16-17 Beethoven’s Fifth (16th is teacher’s night)
June 23 A Tribute to the Eagles
June 24 Summer of Love
July 1-4 Star Spangled Symphony
July 7-8 Romance Under the Stars
July 14-15 John Williams Strikes Back
July 21-22 20 Years of Doo-Wop Classics
July 28-29 Big Bad VooDoo Daddy
August 4-5 Beach Boys
August 11-12 Beatles
August 18-19 FleetWood Mac
August 25-26 Michael Jackson
August 31-September 1 TBA
September 2-3 Led Zeppelin
Festival of Machines (September 2017)
Times are expected to be 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 or noon to 5 pm You can work all day also, if you. Will have tents set up and the grill.
Headless Horseman (October 2017)
Breakfast/Dinner With Santa (November / December 2017)
These events are held in the main building, 2nd floor, in the Woodland Hall. You would help clear tables / reset tables / help with beverages/ help escort guests to their tables / help replenish the buffet, etc., just to name a few things. Would like those that are helping to wear a white shirt (blouse) and black pants and black shoes.
This is a great time to see all the children dress in their Christmas outfits and get their picture taken with Santa….and volunteers can get their picture taken with Santa so not to be left out!
Parking will pay $9.00 per hour and trash pick up will pay $10.00 per hour. You must sign in and sign out to get paid. Parking and Trash Pick Up is the only areas that get paid.
This is an ongoing fundraiser. Rolls come in 5 different styles (see attached form) and are $11 per roll. Of that, $3 from each roll is credited DIRECTLY into your student’s account and $1.50 goes to the general fund. There is plenty of inventory to handle most orders. Simply call, text, or email what you need, and delivery can usually be arranged within a day or two. Checks to “FHS BANDS”. Please do not drop off orders and checks in the band room box without letting Scott know. The sky is the limit as to who you can sell these to: Businesses, Family, Churches, etc.
Contact Scott Treeger for details or call 317-670-0968
Centerplate, the exclusive caterer of the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium Centerplate, uses our FHS Booster parents and students/volunteers to work its concession stands, catering events and major events throughout
the year. All money is used to defer fees for student band account with a portion going to support the General Fund for the FHS Band Booster program.
Please read this document for all the details.
Each person participating in SCRIP needs to have a completed enrollment form on file with the SCRIP committee chairs. To get started with SCRIP, simply download and complete the enrollment form and return it to the SCRIP committee person, who can be found on the Booster Officers and Committees page
What is SCRIP?
SCRIP is a way for you to raise money for your child’s band account by shopping, eating, purchasing gas or going to the movies, etc. You buy gift cards for various places and you get back a percentage directly into your student’s account.
Please download the enrollment form here to get started.