Ladies Rock Camp


Ladies, have you ever thought “I wish Girls Rock Dallas was around when I was a kid”? You are in luck! Ladies Rock Camp (LRC) is a three day program for women 18 and up. You will learn an instrument, form a band, and write and perform an original song at a local music venue!

It’s a weekend of bonding, getting out of your comfort zone, expanding your horizons and HAVING A TON OF FUN in a safe and supportive environment.

LRC

Please check back for 2015 Information.
Please read the details below and then enroll online here.

 

Dates & Location

Camp: TBD
Showcase Concert: TBD
Please note that campers must be able to perform in the final showcase concert in order to attend camp.

Who May Apply

LRC participants must be 18 or older at the time of the camp session. No experience is necessary.

Fees & Registration

Camp fee is $300 per person.   You must submit the online application and your camp payment in order to guarantee a spot. Enrollment is limited and is first-come, first-served until all spots are filled.

We accept payment in the form of check, credit card or PayPal. Girls Rock Dallas is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and all donations made above full tuition are tax deductible, and much appreciated. Tuition, however, is not a donation, and therefore is not tax deductible.

Checks payable to: Girls Rock Dallas

Mail checks to:
Girls Rock Dallas
LRC Application
P.O. Box 600387
Dallas, TX 75360

After submitting the application, you will be provided with a link to submit your payment through PayPal.

Once we receive your application and payment we will confirm your enrollment via e-mail, phone or mail. One month before camp you will receive detailed information about LRC, including the full schedule, social events, and the showcase location.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel after sending in your registration, please notify us right away. If you choose to donate your camp fee, you will be given a tax receipt. If you cancel anytime before January 1, you are entitled to a refund of your camp fee minus a $25 cancellation fee. If you cancel on or after January 1, you will be issued a 50% refund of your payment. If you cancel on or after February 1, you will not be issued a refund. In the event of medical emergency, credit for a future session may be available. Please note that absolutely no refunds will be issued after the start of the program.

Meals

Lunch and dinner are provided Friday – Sunday. Breakfast is provided Saturday – Sunday. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know on your application.

Approximate Camp Schedule

Subject to change.

Friday
11:30 – 12:30 Arrival, Lunch & Welcome
12:30 – 1:30 Band Formation
1:30 – 3:00 Instrument Instruction
3:00 – 7:00 Band Rehearsals & Workshops
7:00 – 8:00 Dinner
8:00 – ? Optional Special Event

Saturday
8:30 – 9:30 Morning Assembly & Breakfast
9:30 – 11:30 Instrument Instruction
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch & Guest
12:30 – 2:00 Workshop
2:00 – 5:00 Band Rehearsal
5:00 – 6:00 Dinner
6:00 – 8:00 Showcase Rehearsal
8:00 – 10:00 Special Event

Sunday
9:00-10:00 – Morning assembly, breakfast
10:00-11:00- Instrument instruction
11:00-12:00 – Showcase runthrough
12:00-1:00 – Lunch, Hair & makeup
1:00- 3:00 – Band practice
3:00 – Dismiss for showcase
5:00 – Showcase

Camp Activities

Instrument Instruction: Instruction is offered in guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals. Campers focus on one instrument to study for the weekend. Due to the need to finalize gear in advance, campers cannot change their primary instrument of study during the camp session. You may bring your own instrument, however Girls Rock Dallas is not responsible for its safety.

Band Practice: Campers form bands with their peers on the first day of camp, and work together to collaboratively write an original song. Each band works with a female mentor (their “band manager”) who provides guidance, encouragement and technical support throughout the songwriting process.

Workshops: Campers attend a different workshop each day. Possible topics include songwriting, effects pedal demo, band merch (including screen-printing t-shirts), or recording basics. Let us know what workshops you are interested in attending.

Lunchtime Performances: Each day at lunch, volunteers or a local band will perform for the group, and talk about their experience as musicians.

Fun Activities: Jam sessions, karaoke, open mics, and optional evening outings bring out our playful energy and motivate us throughout the weekend. We let loose, hang out, get to know each other and have an amazing time!

Showcase: On Sunday evening, each band performs its original song at a live venue, open to friends, family and the general public.

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