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Spinning Memories

Creating Magic




Welcome to

Encorps Winterguard

Performing since 1999....

the Encorps Winterguard family is a long-standing fixture in the Calgary community.  With a combination of challenging equipment and movement skills and a fun and inviting atmosphere, Encorps inspires our members to push themselves to the limit, enjoy the experience and act as emissaries to the positive benefits of performing arts. 

We are celebrating our 25th season in 2023/2024 - watch for updates on some exciting activities.


Our Programs

Explorers (ages 6-12/13)

Evolution (ages 12/13-17/18)

Elite (ages 17-26)

Echo (ages 26+)

Expression (ages 21+ exhibition)

Our Board of Directors

Encorps is a branch of the Spirit of Drum Corps Alumni Association.  The SDCAA is made up of a Board of Directors who represent independent and diverse perspectives.  The Board of Directors perform the duties of strategic planning and oversight. 

Our Instructors

Our instructional staff is passionate about the activity, invested in the members health and well-being and dedicated to making each program enjoyable, challenging and something the members can be proud of.  Instructors are Respect in Sport for Activity Leader certified, have CPR/Standard First Aid and have Vulnerable Sector Checks.

Our Members

Our members are often with us for many years!  They are role models for the activity, demonstrate leadership without the title and perform for the love of the program.  

Land Acknowledgement

In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, SDCAA/Encorps Winterguard, as an inhabitant of Calgary Alberta, honours and acknowledges Moh'kinsstis and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Blackfoot confederacy; Siksika, Kainai, Piikani as well as the Iyarhe Nakoda and Tsuut'ina nations.  We acknowledge that the territory we work and live upon is home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Metis homeland.

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