November 16th, 2015
Two of the podcasts that came out of the Arts & Activism program are now available for free streaming & downloading!
Music of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement by Marie Damus
Get Ready to Roll!(an introduction to Roller Derby) by Lillian Baker
or check them out here: http://williemaerockcamp.org/media/podcasts/
October 13th, 2015
Celebrate ten years of girls making noise in New York City!
Join us for a star-studded evening honoring Santigold, Carla Miller, Chiara de Blasio, DJ Rekha, Kathleen Hanna and Sara Landeau.
Live music and dancing, sets by DJ Rekha, DJ Robi D Light and surprise guests. Food provided by Olivia Cooks for You. Beer, wine, and signature cocktails, including a special concoction made with Tito’s Homemade Vodka. Guests will also have the chance to win awesome raffle prizes, including a wine tasting class for 4 at Some Good Wine. Stay tuned for more fabulous raffle prizes!!!
October 12th, 2015
We are proud that Harsh Crowd, the longest running band that formed at camp, was recently featured on AFROPUNK, and has become the first camper band to release an EP! We love that we get to mentor them at our year-round practice space and we’re so thrilled that their EP totally rocks! Listen on their bandcamp here!
October 9th, 2015
September 23rd, 2015
September 22nd, 2015
We are so excited for our team of runners running in the Brooklyn Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon on Saturday, Oct 10th in support of our Fairness Fund! Support our runners by checking out the half marathon fundraising page & cheering them on as they train in the coming weeks. It’s also not too late to join the team and take part in the first-ever Brooklyn Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon.
September 12th, 2015
Big-League thanks to our 3rd Annual Rock ‘n’ Bowl-a-Thon bowlers, donors and friends for all of your hard work, generous donations, and kind call-outs to your communities! Thanks to you, we have now not only MET but SURPASSED our $15,000 goal (we’ve raised more than $16,500!).
This means that the WMRC Fairness Fund now has almost $17,000 in new support. This collectively-generated expression of support will make it possible for MORE girls & gender non-binary youth to make MORE noise and make MORE change in the world. THANK YOU!!!
Check out photos from the event taken by Justina Villanueva on our Flickr and on social media at #webowl2015
July 31st, 2015
Come hear 15 brand new bands premiering original songs and brand-new DJ’s spin at the Girls Rock! Camp Showcase Concert. Saturday, August 1, 12 p.m., at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown Brooklyn
TICKETS: Suggested donation: $10 (Pay what you can, no one turned away). Get your tickets at the door or buy them online now at http://www.brownpapertickets.
June 10th, 2015
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls (WMRC) seeks a Sponsorship Consultant to grow its overall corporate giving and sponsorship through strategic identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of sponsors.
Priority deadline is June 22. Click on the job title for more information.