Girls Rock Camp St. Pete started in December of 2015. By summer 2016, we had held our first camp of 20 volunteers, 4 bands (and side project), and packed out our showcase. Since then, the camp is growing at an amazing rate and ready to take on what’s coming and bring more GRRL POWER to the world.
What is Girls Rock?
The Girls Rock Camp is a grassroots movement that uses music as a medium to promote self-confidence, creativity, and a sense of community amongst girls and young women ages 8-17. The camp is led by an all female-identifying staff who offer music lessons, self-defense classes, zine workshops, lyric and creative writing workshops, yoga and meditation exercises, and so much more.
The campers will ultimately be divided in to groups in which they will start and maintain their own bands, using the knowledge and skills that have been taught throughout the week. The Saturday following camp ending, campers will be performing their song on stage in front of a live audience. Not only will they be showing what musical skills they have learned, they will be taking away some of the most valuable tools for being a confident and secure young woman in today’s world.