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November 29th, 2016

Turn It Up On #GivingTuesday!

It’s #GivingTuesday and we hope that you will once again support Willie Mae and all of our young rockers! You can help make a lasting impact in one of two ways: Buy tickets TODAY to Rhythm & Soul on December 2nd, or you can  Donate $11, $111  or $1,111 TODAY to help amplify our programs.

Help us TURN IT UP TO 11 and create even more opportunities for girls and gender non-conforming youth to take up space, tell their stories and make noise in the world!

November 8th, 2016

The 2017 Arts & Activism Program and Fellowship

This FREE after-school and summer program provides an exciting opportunity for teens to learn about the powerful combination of music and social justice, develop practical journalism and new technology skills and most importantly, have fun!

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October 29th, 2016

Turn It Up to 11 at Rhythm & Soul!

Join us for our biggest party of the year and annual fundraising event THIS FRIDAY at A Little Bit of Rhythm and A Lot of Soul, on December 2, 2016 at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn. Our 11th anniversary celebration and benefit boasts celebrity honorees, rad camper band performances, delicious bites, specialty mocktails + cocktails, music, dancing and good times for a great cause.

Get your tickets here!

October 21st, 2016

Camper Band “Harsh Crowd” in the NY Times

Take a moment to read this great article in the The New York Times about Harsh Crowd, who met at Willie Mae Rock Camp, their new EP, as well as the story behind their band name and their inspirations.

Harsh Crowd was also just named on of the the top 20 bands under 20 in The Guardian! Awesome.

September 27th, 2016

WMRC is hiring

WMRC seeks a dynamic and energetic leader to serve as its next Executive Director. The person who assumes this position will implement the strategic plan and propel the organization for further growth. The incoming Executive Director will succeed our inspiring Founding Director, Karla Schickele, who has led the organization for over ten years.

To apply, email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: edapplications@williemaerockcamp.org.

For more information, click here.

July 17th, 2016

We Run

Join our team of runners in the Brooklyn Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon on Saturday, Oct 8th in support of our Fairness Fund! Do you love to run? Do you love rock camp? It’s not too late to join the Girls Rock! Team. For more info, drop a line to
info@williemaerockcamp.org.

July 17th, 2016

We Bowl

We’ve almost reached our $15,000 bowl-a-thon goal! DONATE NOW and help us exceed it and provide broad access to our programs by girls and gender non-conforming youth throughout NYC.

We bowl: Saturday, September 17th, 2 – 5 p.m. at Frames Bowling Lounge. See you there!

May 12th, 2016

Volunteer at Rock Camp this Summer!

We are still accepting volunteer applications for this summer, so check out all the info about volunteering here, and sign up today!

April 12th, 2016

Apply to our Camp Intern Program!

If you have attended Girls Rock! Camp before and are 16-18 years old, you’re eligible to join the fierce, the serious, the esteemed INTERN CREW. The WMRC camp interns will use their previous knowledge of Girls Rock Camp to support the experiences of new campers, to help make camp happen, and to make camp FUN.  Read post »

March 3rd, 2016

Turn It Up To 11: This Gig is for the Girls!

Calling all bands!

We have just launched our most musician-friendly fundraising campaign to date.  Turn It Up To 11: This Gig is for the Girls campaign is a call to any and all musicians and musical performers to donate some or all of the proceeds from one show they perform this year to rock camp.

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