2019 GRP Summer Camp: Youth Session
Girls Rock Philly’s Summer Camp is a week-long program featuring instrument instruction, workshops, visiting artists, band practice, a showcase and a day in the recording studio. Campers have instrument instruction every day in groups of 3-5 organized by skill level and age.

Monday to Friday: Campers spend time in group instruction learning an instrument, and forming bands. Bands will rehearse and write at least 1 original song collaboratively. Bands will be assisted by coaches and adult mentors. Campers also attend workshops on topics ranging from songwriting to improvisation to self-defense.

Over Rock camp weekend, campers will perform in a showcase for their community and peers, and recording their original music. Recording and performance dates have yet to be determined: campers and caregivers will be notified of the final weekend schedule upon acceptance to camp! PLEASE NOTE: Campers should anticipate being present every day at camp and available on both Saturday AND Sunday.

Youth Rock Camp is open to girls, trans and gender variant youth ages 9-12.
July 15 to July 21, 2019, 9 am to 4:00 pm
(extended day from 8 - 5:00 pm)

No musical experience is necessary! You don’t have to live in Philadelphia to apply, however rock camp is a day camp and we do not provide lodging or accommodations.

Youth Session will take place at Mastery Charter Hardy Williams School, located at 5400 Warrington Ave, and is accessible via the 52 Bus Routes, as well as the 13 and 34 Trolley lines. Parking and is available for parent pick up and drop off.

Hardy Williams is an ADA accessible building, with an entrance ramp to the 1st floor of the school. GRP will work to accommodate camper needs to the best of our ability, and continue to work towards securing ADA accessible spaces for our programs and events.

**Registration for all campers begins April 1, 2019.**

Because of issues in the past with camper no-shows, we will be reinstating a small application fee. The application fee for both returning and new campers is $10. This fee also helps to cover the costs of processing the many applications that we receive. If this application fee poses a problem, please contact GRP at camp@girlsrockphilly.org.

All applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Returning applicants won’t need to submit express yourself piece.

Tuition is sliding scale $50 - $450.

Limited full scholarships are available. You will be invited to express interest in a full scholarship on your application. If you are a Hardy Williams student, please. Select OTHER in your application, and write “Hardy Williams” in the field provided.


New Campers Application Process:

-Complete application
-Pay $10 application fee either by paypal or by mail.
-To pay by MAIL, send check or money order to:
Girls Rock Philly
1428 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122

-Submit Express Yourself Piece: Please let us know why you would like to be a part of Girls Rock Philly! You can choose how you’d like to express yourself. Here are some ideas: write a letter, draw a picture, make a collage, record or write a song or poem, etc. You don’t have to think about this like an essay for school – it should be fun! We cannot review your application until we receive this piece! To submit your piece, you can: Include the piece with your application or Email it to camp@girlsrockphilly.org. The subject line should be: “first and last name Express Yourself.”
Phone Call with GRP Staff: Once we receive your full application, GRP staff will schedule a quick phone call with all new applicants.
Upon receipt of your online application, GRP will notify you with an e-mail confirmation. This email does not guarantee a spot at rock camp just confirms that we have received your online application.

*Note: NEW CAMPERS - we cannot review your application without your express yourself piece!

Applications close June 17, and all tuition and forms will be due by July 1, 2019.


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out:
Email us at camp@girlsrockphilly.org
Call us in the office at 215.776.5246.

*Something to note: GRP has carefully considered age, content, curriculum and camp culture, and we've developed the age requirements for summer camp in the interest of the most supported and successful experience. We ask you to try as best you can to work within the age requirements we've established. If, after consideration, applicant would like to request an exception, you may email us to apply for an exception. As a reminder, exceptions are not guaranteed, and are made at the discretion of GRP Staff.*

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