Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

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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.

 

January 10th, 2016

2016 Applications are Available for RCJ, A&A and LRC!

2016 AA, RCJ, LRC apps up graphic

December 28th, 2015

Donate to WMRC

Become a monthly sustainer of  Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls! Donations are easy to set up, tax deductible, and help nourish our programs year round.




December 3rd, 2015

Rhythm and Soul 10th Anniversary Bash

A Little Bit of Rhythm and A Lot of Soul, WMRC’s star-studded 10th anniversary celebration in December, was a huge success. The event honored Santigold, Kathleen Hanna and Sara Landeau, Carla Miller, Chiara de Blasio, and DJ Rekha. Check out the photos here.

November 16th, 2015

Listen Now! Arts & Activism Podcasts

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 12th, 2015

Listen! Harsh Crowd’s EP

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

WMRC ♥ Silent Barn

As some of you may know, the Silent Barn recently had a fire. They need volunteer support, donations, and well-wishes. Check out their helptagon page for their volunteer needs, and their website to donate & for ongoing updates.