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Girls Rock Camp is a day camp for youth ages 8-16. The mission of rock camp is to mentor girls, trans*, and gender non-conforming youth in music and self-expression while boosting self-esteem and instilling a sense of self-empowerment. In one week, and with the guidance of female role models, campers will form bands, write an original song, and perform live at the Sony Centre! Prior music experience is not required!

Youth between the ages of 8-16 by the start of camp may apply. Participants are selected by a committee seeking to establish a balanced and diverse camp population in relation to instrument, age, previous musical experience, economic status, geography and community. We anticipate receiving more applications than spots available, meaning we may not be able to accept every applicant who applies. Additional information about camp will be sent with acceptance letters.

Due to high demand, campers may only participate in one week per year. This allows as many campers as possible to experience Rock Camp!

Week 1: August 14-18
Week 2: August 21-25

Registration: $300/week (A limited amount of financial subsidy is available. The application form includes a section where you can indicate your request to apply for financial subsidy.)

Location: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts: 1 Front Street East (Front/Yonge)

Camp hours: 9am-5pm
Optional early drop-off 8:30am and optional late pick-up 5:30pm.
Showcase concert is on the last day (Friday) of each week of camp. Doors will open to the public at 6:30pm and the concert will begin at 7:00pm.

Campers choose which instrument to learn: guitar, bass guitar, drums, or keyboards. Please indicate first and second choice of instrument on the application. Due to the need to acquire gear in advance, you cannot change your selection after you send in your application, and you cannot change instruments during the program.
Instruments will be provided at camp, but if you have your own guitar or bass, you may bring it. Please note that Girls Rock Camp Toronto does not accept liability for personal instruments.

Girls Rock Camp Toronto does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national and/or ethnic origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, mental or physical ability, or gender identy in the administration of any of its educational programs, admissions policies, tuition assistance , and other camp-related policies and programs, as well as volunteer and employment-related policies and activities.

To apply, please complete and submit our online application form.

If you have any additional questions, please contact

Application Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017
Selected campers will be notified via email by Friday, April 21, 2017.

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