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Girls Rock Camp: session two, day four

Girls Rock Camp isn’t just about campers finding their own voices.   It’s also about listening to one another, and finding role models and mentors in other generations.   All week, campers have been coming home and telling their parents […]

Girls Rock Camp 2017: session two, day three

Part of the camp experience is learning to be loud.   Sometimes, things get loud at band practice.   But nothing at camp is louder than the group lessons, when ten bass players, ten drummers or ten keyboard players all […]

Glimpse the Magic: Girls Rock Session 2 is ON!!

Have you heard of the 10 newest bands in RI?? They formed Monday – on Day One of the second session of Girls Rock! RI’s summer camp!  Introducing… Gurly Fries, Silver Lining, Klean, BTS (Beautiful Time Signature), Floral Funeral, Hungry Ocean, Northern Lights, Black Ice, Saber Unicorns and… […]

Girls Camp 2017: day five week one, the showcase!

Photo proof that the dream is real, from Friday’s Girls Rock Camp showcase at Aurora. These bands formed on Monday, and performed their songs on Friday. Thank you campers, thank you volunteers, thank you sponsors and donors and thank you to […]

Girls Camp 2017: day four week one

Things began to come together in a big way today.   At this point, even Rock Paper Scissors has become a team activity.   Today’s lunchtime performance was by the Hemlocks (volunteer vocal instructor Jacqui), with volunteer drum instructor Ashley filling […]

Girls Camp 2017: day three, week one

It’s Wednesday, and the songs are coming together.   Good thing, too: Friday’s showcase is coming soon.   The bands are working together on more than just their songs.   Today was the merchandise-making and silk screening workshop, a perennial […]

Girls Camp 2017: day two, week one

So far this week, the weather has been beautiful. Over fifty adults are spending much of this week in the small windowless rooms of Pawtucket’s Jamstage.   Girls Rock! RI has two paid staff members. Everyone else working at camp […]

Girls Camp 2017: day one, week one

The first week of the 2017 Girls Rock Camp season began today, as dozens of campers descended upon Pawtucket’s Jamstage. Some arrived with friends; others didn’t know anyone. Some brought their instruments; others had never played a musical instrument before.   […]

What’s GRR! up to? Spring 2017 edition!

What’s happening with GRR! this spring, you ask? As you’ve probably heard, Girls Rock! RI now has a new headquarters on the west side of Providence at 769 Westminster Street across from Classical, Central, and PCTA high schools, and sharing […]

Day four, week two, summer 2016

  This week, seven former campers were GRITs, part of the Girls Rock Internship Training program.     Today, they wrote letters to future GRITs, reflecting on the experience of growing up at camp and taking on more responsibility in […]

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