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2016 week one showcase

  dozens of photos from tonight’s showcase are now online Since Monday, they formed their own bands, they printed their own shirts, and they wrote their own songs. They performed these songs for each other – and several hundred friends […]

Day four of the 2016 Girls Rock Camps!

Wait, it’s already Day Four of the first Girls Rock 2016 camp?! There was lots more team-building. There were two more workshops: one on Body Image, the other on Gender & Politics/Media Literacy. The girls met with their instructors and coaches for instrument and vocal lessons. […]

Day three of the 2016 Girls Rock Camps

The affirmations continued on day three.   The morning workshop was on gender identity and expression.   The afternoon workshop was dedicated to creating band merchandise.   Having collaborated on a band name, and on the beginnings of a song, […]

Day two of the 2016 Girls Rock Camps

Girls Rock Camp is not just about making music.   It’s not just about having fun.   It’s about having fun making music, together.   Girls Rock Camp is the flagship program of Girls Rock Rhode Island, “a volunteer-based non-profit […]

Week one, day one of the 2016 Girls Rock Camps!

The first week of the 2016 Girls Rock Camps began today. This week is for high school age campers (August’s camp will be for ages eleven to thirteen). The adults who make the camp happen are all volunteers: the instructors, […]

Rocking Year-Round: Our Spring Programming Concert

Girls Rock rocks year-round! We had a great crowd at AS220 on April 30 for our Spring Programming Community Concert, where participants from our youth and adult group lessons performed original songs composed and practiced over the 10-week spring session. We heard first from Tuesdays […]

Girls Rock Camp Alliance Conference: ‘Together We Make a Bigger Sound’

“We can go solo but together we make a bigger sound.” Did you know there are Girls Rock camps all over the world? Each year, the Girls Rock Camp Alliance brings together participants from many of the independently operated Girls Rock Camps […]

ON THE MIC with Melissa Batz

Melissa is 13 years old and lives in Cranston. This was her first time (!) at Girls Rock Camp.  —— I wanted to learn keyboard because I had one at home that I never use and didn’t know how to play. I […]

ON THE MIC with Darlene Reina

Darlene is a technical wizard. Her skills come in handy all over camp, whether she’s teaching guitar, making sure our projector is working, or adjusting instruments for campers on stage. (Darlene also secretly has amazing pipes, which she occasionally will share with us […]

ON THE MIC with GRITs* Dani Michaud and Nico Jones

Dani and Nico both hail from Providence and attended Girls Rock Camp in our first year in 2010. They have been involved ever since, attending camp 3-4 times each and going on to become GRITs* and Post-GRITs. This year, Dani turned […]

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