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2015 Camp Applications Are Open!

Apr 14th, 2015 by info | Comments Off

We are pleased to share that Girls Rock! Chicago will be holding two week-long camp sessions once again in 2015! Camp sessions will be:

Session One: Monday, July 6th to Sunday, July 12th 
Recording Session: Saturday, July 11th
Showcase: Sunday, July 12th, starting at 1:30 PM

Session Two: Monday, August 3rd to Sunday, August 9th
Showcase: Saturday, August 8th, starting at 11:30 AM
Recording Session: Sunday, August 9th

Both sessions will be held at Suder Montessori, located at 2022 W. Washington Blvd. in Chicago. We welcome girls ages 8 to 16 to join us for five days of instrument instruction and band practice, as well as a performance at Thalia Hall and professional recording session with their band at Wall 2 Wall Recording over the weekend.* Please plan to attend all seven days if you’d like to participate in camp!

*Please note that in the first session, the recording session and showcase will be flipped from the usual schedule. In the first session, the recording session will be on Saturday, and the showcase will be on Sunday. In the second session, the showcase will be starting early at 11:30 AM.

Tuition for each session is sliding scale, with full tuition at $425. Please see our income guidelines here for further details.

START YOUR 2015 CAMP APPLICATION HERE!

Questions? Feel free to give us a call at (773) 289 2670, or send us an email at apply@girlsrockchicago.org.

And the Camp Dates This Year Are…

Apr 2nd, 2015 by info | Comments Off

We are pleased to announce that Girls Rock! Chicago will be holding two week-long camp sessions once again in 2015! Camp sessions will be:

Session One: Monday, July 6th to Sunday, July 12th
Recording Session: Saturday, July 11th
Showcase: Sunday, July 12th, starting at 1:30 PM

Session Two: Monday, August 3rd to Sunday, August 9th 
Showcase: Saturday, August 8th, starting at 11:30 AM
Recording Session: Sunday, August 9th

**Please note that in the first session, the recording session and showcase will be flipped from the usual schedule. In the second session, the showcase will be starting early at 11:30 AM.

Both sessions will be held at Suder Montessori, located at 2022 W. Washington Blvd. in Chicago. We welcome girls ages 8 to 16 to join us for five days of instrument instruction and band practice, as well as a performance at Thalia Hall and a professional recording session with their band at Wall to Wall Recording. Please plan to attend all seven days if you’d like to participate in camp!

We’ll be releasing the camp application on our website within the next two weeks. Tuition for each session is sliding scale, with full tuition at $425.

Need more details? Feel free to read more here, give us a call at (773) 289 2670, or send us an email at info(at)girlsrockchicago(dot)org.

2015 Camp Dates: Coming Soon

Mar 5th, 2015 by info | Comments Off

Girls Rock! Chicago is working hard to finalize plans for two sessions of summer camp for 2015. We hope to announce camp dates very soon, and open the camp application shortly after. We’ll update our website and social media as soon as we have the dates confirmed, and we’ll also send out a note to our mailing list. Thank you for your patience!

Not on the mailing list? Subscribe using the menu link to the right, or send an email to info(at)girlsrockchicago(dot)org.

GR!C Needs Recruitment & Volunteer Coordinators!

Jan 29th, 2015 by info | Comments Off

Girls Rock! Chicago relies on the dedication and support of volunteers to make our camps happen. Want to be a part of our year-round, behind-the-scenes work? Consider applying for the volunteer positions of Recruitment Coordinator or Volunteer Coordinator!

The Recruitment Coordinator, a new role, will direct the preliminary recruitment of volunteers for camp through grassroots outreach. They will focus on building long-term relationships with racially diverse communities and volunteers. At camp, they will assist in the oversight and retention of volunteers. They will work closely with our Volunteer Coordinator. Learn more and apply here!

The Volunteer Coordinator will implement the recruitment of volunteers for camp. They will lead the creation and management of camp volunteer applications, training manuals, and documents. They will also lead the organization of volunteer training and appreciation events. At camp, they will ensure that all volunteer roles are filled or covered in the case of any absences. They will work closely with our Recruitment Coordinator. Learn more and apply here!

Questions? Email us at volunteer(at)girlsrockchicago(dot)org.

GR!C Opens for Kim Gordon on 2/26

Jan 22nd, 2015 by info | Comments Off

We are absolutely thrilled to share that one of our awesome campers, Alex Lund, will be opening for Kim Gordon’s discussion of her memoir, Girl in a Band. Chicago Humanities Festival will be presenting the event at the Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport) on Thursday, February 26th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. We hope you’ll join us to learn about Kim Gordon’s experience of being a woman musician in the post-punk scene, and listen to Alex Lund’s special opening performance. A book signing will follow the discussion, as well as a special party for The Shortlist, CHF’s young professionals group.

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Can’t miss it? Learn more & buy tickets here.

Want to hang out with cool people and dive into the book after the show? Learn about The Shortlist’s special ticket, book & drink package here.

Listen to Alex Lund’s music here!

Girls Rock! Chicago is Hiring!

Jan 21st, 2015 by info | Comments Off

Girls Rock! Chicago is currently hiring for the part-time position of Programming Coordaintor! The Programming Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing Girls Rock! Chicago programming, including researching and creating new program opportunities, activities, and curriculum. The Programming Coordinator will organize workshops, oversee and collaborate with instructors, band coaches, and other volunteers, and provide a liaison for Camp Organizers during, before and after camp season. The Programming Coordinator will report to the Operations Manager, and will collaborate with Camp Organizers for training and support.

Read the full job description & apply here.

Questions? Email info(at)girlsrockchicago(dot)org.