SUMMER ROCK CAMPS
GRNC’s day camp is a one-week music and empowerment program for Triangle-area girls, trans youth, and gender-nonconforming youth, ages 7-16. Campers are instructed in an instrument of their choice, form bands, and write original music with their peers.
Between band practices and instrument instruction, campers attend workshops such as songwriting, self defense, D.I.Y. clothes, zine making, deejaying, body confidence and media literacy, improv, bike repair, visionary futurism, music herstory, and more!
Throughout the week, campers are mentored in an empowering all-female, trans, and gender-nonconforming environment by seasoned musicians, educators, and activists. The week concludes with a huge concert showcasing the original music of each of the bands at a local venue.
Our two camp locations during summer 2017 are Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF) & Saint Mary's School.
This year, all camper drop-off is from 8:30–8:50am.
The camp day will run from 8:50am–4:50pm, with regular pick-up until 5pm.
Our aftercare option extends the day until 6pm for a nominal fee.
We offer full and partial financial assistance for qualifying campers!
No musical experience or instruments are necessary to participate in camp!
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2017 Camp Dates and Locations:
Camp for rising-2nd grade through rising-5th grade for the weeks:
June 19-23 @ ERUUF (Chapel Hill showcase, June 24)
July 10-14 @ ERUUF (Durham showcase, July 15)
July 24-28 @ Saint Mary's School (Raleigh showcase, July 29)
Camp for rising-6th grade through rising-10th grade for the weeks:
June 26-30 @ ERUUF (Chapel Hill showcase, July 1)
July 17-21 @ ERUUF (a double-camp *Raleigh/Durham* showcase location, July 22)
July 17-21 @ Saint Mary's School (a double-camp *Raleigh/Durham* showcase, July 22)
WHO MAY APPLY FOR CAMP:
Girls Rock NC’s camps are open to girls, trans youth, and gender-variant youth, entering grades 2 through 10. No musical experience is necessary!
TUITION AND FEES:
Tuition: $340 for one week of camp. Includes annual camp t-shirt!
After-Care: 5-6pm, $30 extra (Fee is waived for financial aid campers.)
We have financial aid available. If you would like to apply for full or partial assistance, you’ll have an opportunity to do so on the application. Please consider your family income, resources, and dependents in the household when determining your tuition amount. This process is honor-based and confidential. We rarely require supporting documentation for consideration, so we expect families to be honest in their assessment and statement of financial need.
If you cancel before June 1, 2016, we will keep a $25 application processing fee and refund the remainder of your payment. If you cancel on or after June 1, 2016, we offer a 50% refund of your payment. Please note that absolutely no refunds will be issued after the start of the program. If you choose to donate your tuition fee, you will be given a tax receipt.