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Let's Rock! Camp

Do you wish you had Girls Rock! Camp when you were younger? Do you want to learn the basics of a rock instrument and play in a band? Let's Rock! Camp is for you! This is your chance to collaborate with other folks to form your own band and write an original song in a safe and judgement-free space. By the end of the long weekend, you'll feel ready to perform your song at one of the best music venues in the city, The Promontory! Empower yourself and all of your bandmates, just like Girls Rock! Chicago campers do! 🌈✨   NO MUSICAL EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! Dates Friday, October 11th – Monday, October 14th, 2019 Where Camp: Jose De Diego Community Academy (1313 N Claremont Ave, Chicago IL) End-of-Camp Extravaganza: The Promontory (5311 S. Lake Park Ave W, Chicago, IL) Tuition: Full Price Tuition - $250.00 Bring-A-Friend Discount Tuition - $200.00 GR!C Volunteer Discount Tuition - $200.00 Full Price Tuition + $50 Donation - $300.00 Payment Plans available - email info@girlsrockchicago.org for more details 📧 APPLY NOW!! Click here to see LR!C's FULL Schedule 📄

Past Events

Camp Carnival @ Sleeping Village

Come one, come all to the first-ever Girls Rock! Chicago Camp Carnival!
Sunday May 19, 2019
Sleeping Village
5pm–10pm
$12 advance | $15 day of show

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Food trucks • Bocce Ball • Tarot Readers • Photo Booth • And much, much more, including a chance for GR!C volunteers to sign up and learn more about how camp works.

Carnival from 5-7pm
Music starts at 7pm
See you there!

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CD Listening Party

Our album release and listening party will be held at our office at 1530 W. Superior St. in West Town on Sunday, January 31st, 2019 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM to pick up or purchase your CD and say hello.​

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Girls Rock! Chicago x Today at Apple

Come support two awesome GR!C camper bands as they play their original songs from Summer 2018 in concert! Soobaroo will perform "Friend Song," and Tag Surfers will perform "Rebellion." These bands ROCK and we're so excited for you to hear them on the Apple stage!

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9th Annual Autumn Auction

Please join us for Girls Rock! Chicago’s Ninth Annual Autumn Auction, and help us raise $10,000 for girls & trans youth! We'll be serving cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at the Chicago Athletic Association's beautiful Drawing Room with plenty of unique items and experiences for you to bid on.

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Girls Rock! Chicago Gear Sale

Girls Rock! Chicago will be taking over brunch time at the Empty Bottle on Sunday, September, 30th from 12 to 3 pm to sell some gear and more!

We'll be offering some sweet deals on musical instruments, live sound audio equipment, and more-- You'll even be able to BUILD YOUR OWN DRUM KIT!

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Bark Bark Club Benefit for Girls Rock! Chicago

Calling all dirty pups: Bark Bark Club is very kindly hosting a dog wash benefit for Girls Rock! Chicago on Sunday, August 26th from 12:00PM - 2:00PM. Bring your puppy on by to meet our volunteers!

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End-of-Camp Extravaganza Session 2

Please join us at Thalia Hall on Sunday, August 12th at 12:30 PM (campers & volunteers arrive at 11 AM please!) for our Session 2 End-of-Camp Extravaganza! Come celebrate our amazing campers as they perform the songs they write in just one week of rock camp. Tickets are $10 and free for kids 8 and under. Campers will receive two free tickets per family.

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Girls Rock! Chicago Storytelling Night

Join Girls Rock! Chicago and friends for a night of storytelling at the Hideout. This event will raise funds for Girls Rock! Chicago with a portion of the proceeds benefiting their programs. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the show begins at 7 PM. Tickets are $5.

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2017 Camp CD Listening Party!

Girls Rock! Chicago is pleased to announce the arrival of the 2017 camp CDs! We absolutely love them, and we can’t wait to share them with you! Each 2017 camper gets one free CD from their session, and extras are available for $5.00 each. Both sessions (and some extra-special, online-only releases!) will be available to download from our Bandcamp at girlsrockchicago.bandcamp.com. We welcome you to stop by our office (1530 W. Superior St. in West Town.) on Sunday, January 21st, 2018 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM to pick up a CD and say hello. If you are unable to make it on the 21st, we are happy to ship your camper’s CD directly to you.