Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz is dedicated to the education, promotion and presentation of jazz, America's original art form. CPFJ produces a Spring and Fall Concert Series (six concerts annually), the Central PA Jazz Festival and Picnic, Jam Sessions, and other events. Also, CPFJ hosts the annual Central PA Jazz Camp for students aged 12-21 at Messiah College and sponsors an annual scholarship for the CPFJ Youth Band. The VIBE newsletter is published 10 times a year for our members and contains comprehensive listings of all regional jazz events, as well as information on CPFJ concerts and activities. CPFJ also maintains a website (www.friendsofjazz.org) with up to date information on jazz happenings.