WMFS Fall 2020
Welcome to the application for our Willie Mae Future Sounds Fall Programming of 2020!

WMRC is a year-round, non-profit music education and mentoring program dedicated to empowering girls, women, trans and gender expansive folks through arts and activism.

Designed to bridge the digital divide and help girls, trans and gender nonconforming youth thrive, Willie Mae Future Sounds is a suite of year-round online and in-person programming that blends Afrofuturism, STEAM, music technology, and social justice. This supports our mission of youth creating the sounds of the future and letting themselves be heard, seen, and represented.

The session will run from:
October 5th to November 2nd, 2020

Monday: Vocals (ages 8-18, girls/trans/gender non-conforming youth)
10/5
10/19
10/26
11/2

Tuesday: Digital Music Production - Beginners (ages 12-18, all genders)
10/6
10/13
10/20
10/27

Thursday: Podcasting for Social Justice (ages 12-18, girls/trans/gender non-conforming youth)
10/8
10/15
10/22
10/29

Each workshop has a 20 person capacity.

Early check in starts at: 4:45 PM, the workshops start at 5 PM and run until 6 PM

Classes are fully virtual and will be hosted on Zoom. You must be able to navigate your internet device and Zoom in order to fully participate, and have access to a working email to receive all communications. The link to join the courses you opt into will be emailed each week.

The tuition is: $200 for each session on a sliding scale!

Deadlines for applications: September 28th, 2020


We hope to see you this Fall!
Name of Participant *
First Name/Preferred Name & Last Name
Preferred Gender Pronouns *
Required
Email of Participant *
This program relies on your checking and responding to digital content, including emails! Please make sure you have access to your email and you use your preferred one.
Phone Number *
This program relies on your checking and responding to digital content, please include one you will have access to.
Birthday *
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Age at time of Program *
School *
Please list the school as it appears on official documents, if you are not enrolled in a school, put N/A
Grade *
Full Address *
This will not determine eligibility for virtual programming, we just want to know just in case we have materials that can be sent post session. :)
What is your experience level with Zoom? *
What is your experience level with Sound Trap? *
Identity Information
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls (WMRC) is a non-profit music and mentoring program that empowers cisgender and trans girls, women and/or gender non-conforming youth and adults through music education, volunteerism, and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

Monday: Vocals (ages 8-18, girls/trans/gender non-conforming youth)

Tuesday: Digital Music Production - Beginners (ages 12-18, all genders)

Thursday: Podcasting for Social Justice (ages 12-18, girls/trans/gender non-conforming youth)
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Racial/Ethnic Identity
Creating a multi-racial group of participants that reflect our nation is a priority for us. In addition, some of our funders require that the racial/ethnic and economic composition of our camp population be documented. Providing the following information will help us meet our goal of being a multi-racial camp and help us continue to receive funding for future camp sessions. ***Please check any/all that apply***
Do you identify with any of these groups? *
Required
Any accessibility accommodations we should be aware of?
We want to make sure we are prepared to support the participants the best way possible! This could be along the lines of preferred learning style, needs for focus, and more!
Free Space!
Anything you want us to know? Think we should know? The space is yours!
Parent/Guardian Information
Whoever is your guardian or assisting you with the technical component of this application and/or the program itself.
Contact I Full Name *
Contact I Email *
Contact I Phone *
Preferred Gender Pronouns *
Required
What is your experience level with Zoom? *
Relationship to Participant *
Contact II Full Name
Contact II Email
Contact II Phone
Preferred Gender Pronouns
Relationship to Participant
Clear selection
Programs Interest
The session will run from:
October 5th to November 2nd, 2020

Monday: Vocals (ages 8-18, girls/trans/gender non-conforming youth)
10/5
10/19
10/26
11/2

Tuesday: Digital Music Production - Beginners (ages 12-18, all genders)
10/6
10/13
10/20
10/27

Thursday: Podcasting for Social Justice (ages 12-18, girls/trans/gender non-conforming youth)
10/8
10/15
10/22
10/29

Each workshop has a 20 person capacity.

Early check in starts at: 4:45 PM, the workshops start at 5 PM and run until 6 PM

Classes are fully virtual and will be hosted on Zoom. You must be able to navigate your internet device and Zoom in order to fully participate, and have access to a working email to receive all communications. The link to join the courses you opt into will be emailed each week.
I would like to sign up for Vocals on Mondays *
If you selected YES for vocals are you between the ages of 8-18?
Clear selection
If you selected YES for vocals do you identify as a and identify as a girl, trans, and/or gender non-conforming youth?
Clear selection
I would like to sign up for Digital Music Production on Tuesdays *
If you selected YES for Digital Music Production are you between the ages of 12 to 18?
Clear selection
I would like to sign up for Podcasting on Thursdays *
If you selected YES for Podcasting are you between the ages of 12 to 18?
Clear selection
If you selected YES for Podcasting do you identify as a and identify as a girl, trans, and/or gender non-conforming youth?
Clear selection
Tuition
As an anti-racist, feminist organization, we continually work to recognize the ways in which systems of oppression impact our work and the lives of participants and their families. We hope to see an end to poverty and vast income inequality soon. In the meantime, we strive to make our programs accessible to all applicants, regardless of their economic resources.
Estimated Household Income *
We ask for financial information from all applicants, across income levels, because it supports our effort to create a program environment that reflects many backgrounds and experiences. In addition, some of our institutional funders ask that the racial/ethnic and economic composition of our camp population be documented. Providing this information will help us meet our goals and continue to receive funding for future program sessions.
Number of people in household *
If participant lives on their own it would be (1), add to each number after participant
Tuition is $200 for the session *
Our flat fee for this program is $200. Payment is due prior to the start of the session on Friday, October 2nd. Can you accept this fee? We aim to make our programs as accessible as possible for a variety of backgrounds. If you are able to give more than the base fee, we'd love to know!
If you answered that you can give more than the $200 fee, let us know what works for you!
You will receive a donation letter for the amount over the program fee.
If you answered that you need a financial accommodation, let us know what works for you!
We aim to make our programs as accessible as possible for a variety of backgrounds.
Media Release Disclaimer
Participants will be creating digital content, using social media, and video conferencing. Our goal is to provide the tools and support for youth to create their own social justice and musical media AND take over Willie Mae Rock Camp's social media platforms. #youthtakeover #futuresounds #buildingourfuture
By participating in this camp, you agree that the work created by the participant will be used within our organization on our website, social media platforms and other materials.
The participants name, voice, likeness may also be a part of recorded materials since we will be using video conferencing for the camp.
I understand that my story and photo may be used in a wide variety of materials including newsletters, brochures, podcasts, radio and TV broadcasts, fundraising letters, annual reports, websites, social media, and other print and digital communications.
Do you agree to our Media Release Disclaimer? *
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