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Essentials for a Drum Corps Tour            Jeff Langan             JRN 538-A           June 5, 2012
Sleeping BagGym floors are not comfortable. Bring a sleeping bag to get acomfortable rest after a long day of rehearsal (C...
PillowMake sure you have a comfortable place to rest your head during thoselong bus rides, or short hours getting sleep. (...
SneakersWhen you are on your feet running around for 12-14 hours a day, you willneed comfortable running shoes so your fee...
SunscreenYou need to protector yourself from the harmful UV rays when you areoutside. Doesn’t matter whether it is spray-o...
Water JugWater is your best friend when you are outside in the sun during a hotsummer day. A gallon won’t last you for a l...
HeadphonesThe most common question on the tour bus: “Do you have headphones Ican borrow?” Don’t be that guy. Always be pre...
PencilThe music and drill will change every day. Have a writing utensil to markit down, so you don’t forget it later. (Cre...
Surge ProtectorWithout fail, there will only be three outlets in the entire gym foreveryone. You will be everyone’s best f...
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Essentials for a Drum Corps Tour

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Going on tour with a drum corps for the summer can be daunting for some rookies, and vets as well. Do you know all the essentials to pack for tour? Take a look what you will need to survive the summer.

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Essentials for a Drum Corps Tour

  1. 1. Essentials for a Drum Corps Tour Jeff Langan JRN 538-A June 5, 2012
  2. 2. Sleeping BagGym floors are not comfortable. Bring a sleeping bag to get acomfortable rest after a long day of rehearsal (Credit: Flickr user Eggrole)
  3. 3. PillowMake sure you have a comfortable place to rest your head during thoselong bus rides, or short hours getting sleep. (Credit: Flickr user Inkdriod)
  4. 4. SneakersWhen you are on your feet running around for 12-14 hours a day, you willneed comfortable running shoes so your feet can feel as comfortable asthey can. (Credit: Flickr User Sigckgc)
  5. 5. SunscreenYou need to protector yourself from the harmful UV rays when you areoutside. Doesn’t matter whether it is spray-on or rub-in, just rememberto apply often. (Credit: Flickr user Robert Donovan)
  6. 6. Water JugWater is your best friend when you are outside in the sun during a hotsummer day. A gallon won’t last you for a long time, but it will be yourbest friend. (Credit: Coleman)
  7. 7. HeadphonesThe most common question on the tour bus: “Do you have headphones Ican borrow?” Don’t be that guy. Always be prepared Have extras, just in case. (Credit: Flickr user Baddog_)
  8. 8. PencilThe music and drill will change every day. Have a writing utensil to markit down, so you don’t forget it later. (Credit: Flickr user Taylor.a)
  9. 9. Surge ProtectorWithout fail, there will only be three outlets in the entire gym foreveryone. You will be everyone’s best friend with the extra outlets, andmaybe you can get some snacks out of it. (Credit: Flickr user Trenttsd)

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