Nova Scotia Banjo Camp

Banjo teacher Ross Nickerson asked us to make mention of his Nova Scotia Banjo Camp scheduled for August 11-13, 2006 at the Tatamagouche Learning Center in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.

The faculty will feature world famous banjo player, Bill Keith, along with Banjo Newsletter columnist, Ian Perry, and Ross Nickerson, author of The Banjo Encyclopedia, Bluegrass Banjo from A to Z.

The Nova Scotia Banjo Camp presented by will be a three-day teaching and jamming event in beautiful Nova Scotia Canada. The event will begin Friday later afternoon and conclude on Sunday afternoon with banjo workshop classes, jams, concerts and other activities. The location is set on the shores of the North Thumberland Strait on the scenic Sunrise Trail, just across the strait from Prince Edward Island.

There will also be a concert open to the public at the Tatamagouche Creamery Square Saturday August 12th, 8 to 10 PM with a jam after for all.

The workshop price is $110 US dollars, approximately, $125 Canadian Dollars.
You can register by visiting or by calling 1-866-322-6567.

The Tatamagouche Centre is located just west of the village of Tatamagouche along the Sunrise Trail (Route 6) on the Northumberland Strait. Centrally located in the Maritimes, the Centre is one hour and 45 minutes northeast of Halifax, one hour and 45 minutes southeast of Moncton and within one hour of New Glasgow, Truro and Amherst. It is also centrally located between the PEI ferry and bridge, less than an hour from each. Visit the Tatamagouche Learning Centre Website

Room and Board and Workshop Fee
The weekend workshop fee will be $125 Canadian dollars, ($110 US). Accommodation can be provided at the Tatamagouche Centre, with the cost for room and board (including all meals and nutrition snacks) at $77 Canadian per person per night. Students are allowed to make their own arrangements for accommodations in the local area, or commute to the workshop, only paying the weekend workshop fee.