2020 Camper Application
Please read carefully before filling out application
Miami Girls Rock Camp is a week-long summer day camp for girls and non-binary youth aged 8 to 17. Our mission is to use music and performance as a platform to promote self-esteem, community, and creative expression. Campers do not need to have any musical experience, and instruments are provided.

***Applicants must be at least 8 years old by the beginning date of camp (7/20/2020) to be considered***

The program offers instrument instruction, songwriting/band practice, live performances by visiting artists/DJs, and workshops. The week culminates in a showcase concert. Campers receive 1.5 hours of instruction each day on selected instruments (drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals), in semi-private groups organized by skill-level and age. Campers are organized into bands and write music and lyrics collectively, assisted by band coaches. Every day of camp, we have a DJ/Band lunch hour, giving campers the opportunity to watch a performance while they have lunch. After the DJ/Band finishes their set, there is a Q&A with the artist. Campers gain first-hand exposure to professional musicians through performances and workshops with a variety of topics. At the end of the week, camper bands perform their original songs at a finale showcase at a local music venue.

***Camp runs Monday, July 20th – Friday, July 24th, with a grand finale showcase on Sunday, July 26th***

HOURS: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (drop off 8:30-9am and pick up 5-5:30pm).
Sunday’s Finale will take place at The Ground Miami.

CAMP LOCATION
Coral Gables Congregational UCC
3010 De Soto Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(Please do not send applications to this address)

APPLICATION DETAILS AND DEADLINES

We will accept 50 campers this year, roughly half in the 8-12 age group and half in the 13-17 age group. Due to the limited amount of spots available, we are not able to accept all applicants. Those who do not get accepted will be given a spot on the waiting list. We encourage you to get in your completed applications as soon as possible. We will send updates of our acceptance timeline as soon as we have enough submissions. If a camper is accepted, additional information will be sent along with acceptance results. Because one of the goals of MGRC is to create a camp with youth who have a diversity of skill levels, instrument interest, and demographic backgrounds, we will review applications with these things in mind.

CAMP FEE AND REFUND POLICY
The camp tuition is $250. Scholarships are available. (http://bit.ly/ScholarshipMGRC)

If they are unable to attend, you can receive a refund, minus a 10% administrative fee, through June 20th. After the 20th, the fee is non-refundable.

Please DO NOT submit any payments until the acceptance letter is sent, along with payment instructions.

IMPORTANT DATES
July 20th First day of camp!
July 26th Grand finale concert @ The Ground Miami

If you have any questions, please visit our website or send us an email!
www.miamigirlsrockcamp.org
info@miamigirlsrockcamp.org
How did you hear about Miami Girls Rock Camp?
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Contact Information
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Name of Parent(s)/Guardian *
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Mailing Address (where you'd like to receive a camper welcome package) *
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Home Address (if different from mailing address)
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Parent/Guardian e-mail address *
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More about the Applicant
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Age (at time of camp) *
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Preferred Camp Instrument. Please mark your 1st through 5th choice and do not repeat the same instrument twice. We will do our best to accommodate your first or second choice but can’t guarantee it. We encourage all campers to be brave and try new things, so if they don’t get their first or second choice, it is still a valuable learning opportunity. *
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What experience does the applicant have with playing a musical instrument or singing? *
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Do you plan to bring your own guitar or bass guitar? (MGRC does not accept liability for personal instruments.) *
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If yes, please specify
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Is the applicant left handed or right handed? *
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What 3 genres of music does the applicant most enjoy listening to?
Name some of the applicant's favorite bands/musical artists.
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Does the applicant have any food allergies or dietary restrictions that camp staff should know about? If so, please list:
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Does the applicant have any other medical conditions, allergies, emotional/behavioral issues, or any other issues that camp staff should know about? This is important information, as it helps us to provide the best care and supervision possible. All medical/behavioral information will be kept confidential and shared only with camp staff as necessary to provide proper care.
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Carpooling (Optional)
Carpooling is organized on a voluntary basis, and we cannot guarantee availability. Miami Girls Rock Camp does not accept liability for any camper’s or family’s behavior or actions.
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Camp Fee
(Please do not send payment now; it will be due upon acceptance.)
We strive to make Miami Girls Rock Camp accessible to all who want to rock. *
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The average cost per camper is well beyond the $250 camp fee. As a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, Miami Girls Rock Camp raises funds and receives equipment donations through foundations, individuals, special events, local businesses, and other sponsors. Please let us know if you would like to help send other campers to Miami Girls Rock Camp.
Amount I can contribute toward another camper's tuition.
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Personal Expression Piece! Please email letters or video submissions to info@miamigirlsrockcamp.org
Prospective campers, please share something about yourself with us and tell us why we should pick you to be a part of the Miami Girls Rock Camp family! You can write a letter, make a video, sing us a song, or anything else that can help us get to know you better. Below are some ideas to get the creative juices flowing.

What's your very favorite thing?
Why do you want to come to rock camp?
What is the importance of music in your life?
What is the best thing about being you?
(For returning campers) How has rock camp changed your life?
I have sent in my Personal Expression Piece to info@miamigirlsrockcamp.org - Applications turned in without their personal expression piece will be considered incomplete and will not be considered! *
Is there anything else you would like us to know?
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I verify that all of the information I have provided on this application is true to the best of my knowledge. *
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