2020 Symphonic Camp

Musician Information Pack:
To view complete Musician Information Pack click here

SYO Mobile Numbers:
To contact SYO Staff during camp, please use the numbers below. These mobiles are for camp, rehearsal and concert purposes only. They are not turned on during the week for general enquires.

SWO 0447 083 655
PSO 0431 157 661
WSYO 0439 375 118
SYOP 0413 617 816

14-16 February, 2020 (Friday to Sunday)

The Tops Conference Centre, Stanwell Tops

Arrival Time on Friday:

Departure Time on Sunday:
Final Concert at 2pm
Departure at 3:30pm

Do all Musicians have to participate?
SYO Camps are compulsory and are a very important part of your membership.

If you are unable to participate for any reason, you must discuss this with SYO Operations Staff ([email protected] or 02 9251 2422)

How do I get to Stanwell Tops?
Musicians must organise their own transport to Stanwell Tops.

To check if other musicians would like to carpool, join the 2020 SYO Carpooling Facebook Page

Full Schedule:
Available in the Musician Information Pack

Participating Ensembles:
Symphonic Wind Orchestra (SWO)
Peter Seymour Orchestra (PSO)
Western Sydney Youth Orchestra (WSYO)
SYO Philharmonic (SYOP)

Camp Activities:
Rehearsals, Tutorials, Musical Activities, Meeting Musicians from other ensembles and much more!

Dietary and Medical Information:
All meals are provided in camp based on the dietary and medical information provided on your Enrolment Form. If your information has changed or you are unsure you provided us with your requirements, please contact SYO’s Operations Team on [email protected] or 02 9251 2422

All boarding, tuition and meal fees are included in your SYO Participation Fee.
Fee Exception: If you are a combined WSYO + SYO Strings Program Student, there is an extra fee of $285 associated with this camp. 
To pay this fee please contact The SYO Team at [email protected] or 02 9251 2422

Packing List:
To view SYO’s suggested packing list click here
Please remember to label all your belongings!

The deadline for indicating a roommate was February 9. If you did not indicate anyone, you will be roomed with people of similar age/instrument.

Code of Conduct:
As a member of SYO, you are expected to be familiar with and follow the SYO Child Safe Guidelines and SYO 2020 Participants Code of Conduct at all times. Upholding these responsibilities will help members achieve their musical and personal potential whilst on Camp. By participating in a Sydney Youth Orchestras Camp, you agree to adhere to the Code of Conduct.

Parent Volunteers:
SYO always needs a number of parent volunteers to assist with camp. Parent volunteers duties include but are not limited to: assisting with sign-in, helping set up and maintain rooms tidy and general supervision duties.

If you are available for this camp and to express your interest in volunteering, please fill in this form (form must be filled even if you have previously volunteered with SYO).
SYO will contact parents chosen to volunteer in the camp. Parents chosen to volunteer will have all their meals and accommodation provided. 

Please contact SYO’s Operations Team on [email protected] or call SYO’s Office on 02 9251 2422
Please note the Operations Team is in the Office Tuesday to Friday only.