Girls Rock Camp Santa Barbara is a nonprofit organization that empowers girls through music. Through music lessons, creative expression,workshops, group activities and performance, girls learn self-confidence and teamwork. GRSB challenges gender stereotypes, encourages collaboration and tolerance among peers, and provides a safe and comfortable space for people of all backgrounds to express themselves. These skills and many others will be ones that help guide these young women throughout their lives.
What is Rock Camp for Girls?
Girls Rock SB! Camp is a one-week summer day camp. Campers learn how to play musical instruments, write songs, perform their own music, attend workshops, make band T-shirts and buttons, and generally rock out.
What happens at a typical day at camp?
Every day, campers go to instrument classes (guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals, or DJ/turntables) and workshops on different topics, from songwriting to zine making. At lunchtime, there are performances by visiting bands and artists. On the first day, campers form bands, and the bands have practice time every afternoon. During band practice, the band members work together to write a song and practice playing together. The day ends with a brief wrap-up assembly. At the end of the week, the bands perform at a special showcase concert.