Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

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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 18th, 2016

Turn It Up To 11!

Become an anchor supporter of our biggest annual fundraising event, A Little Bit of Rhythm and A Lot of Soul, on December 2nd at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn. Our 11th anniversary celebration and benefit boasts celebrity honorees, fine food, cocktails, and good times for a great cause. Join the Host Committee now — find out more 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

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!

May 12th, 2016

WMRC is hiring!

Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls seeks a full-time Development Manager to lead all aspects of our fundraising programs and events. Priority deadline to apply is May 24. For more information about the positions and how to apply, click here.

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

The 2016 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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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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February 5th, 2016

Girls Rock! Camp 2016 Applications Are Up

Applications are now being accepted for both sessions of our Girls Rock! Camp for ages 8 – 18. The final deadline is April 19, so fill out your application soon! More information here.