With summer vacation on the horizon, parents are searching for something fun for their little ones to do while school is out. Why not try music camp but not just any music camp, a music camp that rocks. Brooklyn Mamas has pulled together Rock N Roll Summer Camps that are focused on music of the rock variety, one of which is for girls only.
New York City Rock Camp
NYCRC is the city’s only coed, nonprofit, rock camp, welcoming kids of all levels of musical experience. NYCRC’s mission is to support a culture of positive self-esteem and collaboration through music. Campers can choose from instrument lessons in guitar, bass, vocals, drums, or keyboards and will form bands during their session. Campers will take workshops in song-writing, recording, photography, arts and crafts.
Dates: August 6-11, 2012
Where: Greene Hill School, Brooklyn, New York
Tuition: $300 per camper (sibling discounts available, and volunteer opportunities!)
Information: Visit http://nycrockcamp.org/
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls is a non-profit music and mentoring program that empowers girls and women through music education, volunteerism, and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. The Willie Mae summer day camp is a week-long program for girls aged 8 to 18. The program offers instrument instruction, workshops, songwriting, band practice culminating in a live performance. Girls are placed in a group where they learn their respective instruments, compose songs and then perform for family and friends. No prior music experience is necessary.
Brooklyn Session: Monday, July 2 – Saturday, July 7
Manhattan Session: Monday, August 20- Saturday, August 25
Tuition: $525 per camper however, there is financial aid available
Information: Visit williemaerockcamp.org for information and application.
School of Rock
School of Rock, the national leader in music education, is offering one to two week musical learning sessions offering kids get a break from that traditional day-camp routine and an opportunity to shake things up and find their inner rock star. The School of Rock offers week long camps throughout the summer which are the perfect introduction to the year-round program.
The camp sessions- which take place Monday through Friday from 9:30 to 3:30- include intensive individual and group lessons on the instrument of the students choice and culminates in a live performance!
Call 866-695-5515 for more information on the Brooklyn School of Rock as the location is TBD.