about

Upcoming Camps

 

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER CAMPS

MiniCamp: The Naughty List

Starting Saturday, December 8th and 15th
Are you looking for a quick n’ easy, Rock Camp session that’s half the time, half the price, but double the fun? Our MiniCamp is for both the experienced musician and the beginner and is a two-week crash-course into a variety of specific styles, themes and genres, priced at $100. This MiniCamp on Saturday December 8th and 15th will be “The Naughty List”! Santa knows who was naughty or nice, and this MiniCamp is for all you bad rockers who are getting naughty this Christmas! Plug in and prove you ain’t so nice by rockin to such classic ‘naughty’ holiday tunes as “Christmas In Jail” by the Youngsters, “Back Door Santa” by Jet and “Mistress For Christmas” by AC/DC!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

MiniCamp: Disney Songs

Starting Saturday, December 22nd and 29th
Are you looking for a quick n’ easy, Rock Camp session that’s half the time, half the price, but double the fun? Our MiniCamp is for both the experienced musician and the beginner and is a two-week crash-course into a variety of specific styles, themes and genres, priced at $100. This MiniCamp on Saturday December 22nd and 29th will have a “Disney Songs” theme! Have a family-friendly blast as you plug in and rock some of the classic tunes from the greatest Disney films over the ages, including “You’ve Got a Friend In Me” by Randy Newman, “The Bear Necessities” from The Jungle Book and “Circle of Life” by Elton John!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, December 5th
Rock 101 is our easy-going and informative beginner-level camp, beginning Wednesday, December 5th. In our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere you’ll get to learn the basics of being in a band. Over four rehearsals we will introduce you to the basic concepts of playing live music in a group ensemble. Topics covered include: tempo and time signature, song structures and dynamics, band etiquette and proper rehearsal preparation. If you are looking for that perfect starting point to begin your Rock journey, this is what you’ve been waiting for!

Open positions: BASS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: Eagles Camp

Starting Sunday, December 2nd
Let me take your bags sir… Here’s your key. At this hotel you can ‘take it easy’ from your ‘life in the fast lane’ and get a ‘peaceful and easy feelin’ during your stay. Do we really even have to say which hotel we mean? At our Rock 201: Eagles Camp beginning Sunday, December 2nd you’ll be able to rock all the classic cuts by the Eagles, such as “Tequila Sunrise”, “Take It Easy” and “Hotel California”. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal!

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 201: Three Chord Wonders

Starting Wednesday, December 5th
Have those complex songs got you down? Well, we got the camp that will remind you that Rock n Roll began with just three chords! At our Rock 201: Three Chord Wonders Camp beginning Wednesday, December 5th, you can plug in and explore the vast catalog of great tunes that only have three chords! Musical charts will barely be needed as you jam to such awesomely-simple classics as “All The Small Things” by Blink 182, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Deep Blue Something and “All Apologies” by Nirvana! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal!

Open positions: KEYS

Rock 201: 80s Anthems

Starting Thursday, December 6th
Get out those lighters and don some leather, we got all the 1980s rock anthems you can singalong to in one camp! At our Rock 201: 80s Anthems Camp beginning Thursday, December 6th, you’ll be able to jam to those awesome earworms that ruled the airwaves in the ‘80s! When riffs were big but the hair was even bigger, get ready to feel the noise with such classic ‘80s rock anthems as “Pour Some Sugar on Me” by Def Leppard, “Rock You Like a Hurricane” by Scorpions and “Come On Feel The Noise” by Quiet Riot! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: DRUMS, BACKUP VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 301: Badfinger Camp

Starting Tuesday, December 4th
If you want it, here it is, come and get it! At our Rock 301: Badfinger Camp beginning Tuesday, December 4th you can serve a slice of Pete Ham as you jam to the classic tunes of ‘70s rockers Badfinger! ‘Love is easy’–but not as easy as tuning those keys and bouncing along to some killer tunes while having some killer fun! We’re talkin ‘straight up’ classic Badfinger cuts such as “Baby Blue”, “Day After Day” and “No Matter What”! This camp concludes with a slot at our December Camps Gig on January 5th at Bunkers… but you better hurry because it’s going fast!

Open positions:  GUITAR

Rock 301: The Rockin’ Blues

Starting Tuesday, December 4th

Plug in and crank it up, those I-IV-Vs are callin!  The Blues don’t have to be mellow this time!  At our Rock 301: The Rockin’ Blues Camp beginning Tuesday, December 4th you can play the blues and make ’em ROCK!!  Grab those Les Pauls and add the modern touch of electric guitars and heavy drums to the classic Blues form, as you jam to such classic rockin’ Blues tunes as “Whole Lotta Love” by Led Zeppelin, “Red House” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience and “Move It On Over” by George Thorogood!  . This camp concludes with a slot at our December Camps Gig on January 5th at Bunkers.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – April Wine

Starting Monday, December 3rd
If you are a band of five Rock Moms or Dads who think it’s about time to get out of the garage and do some serious damage, we have the opportunity for you! You provide the musicians and songs, we’ll provide the studio and attentive one-one-one assistance from one of our awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our December Camps Gig on January 5th at Bunkers, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

Open positions: This “April Wine” Build-Your-Own-Camp is currently full but Contact Denise today to schedule your own Rock 101, 201 or 301 camp space!

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – Peter Gabriel

Starting Thursday, December 6th
If you are a band of five Rock Moms or Dads who think it’s about time to get out of the garage and do some serious damage, we have the opportunity for you! You provide the musicians and songs, we’ll provide the studio and attentive one-one-one assistance from one of our awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our December Camps Gig on January 5th at Bunkers, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS

These camp positions are all first come first serve, so act fast and get the camp you want! Click on the position you want in the camp of your choice to put down your deposit. This will secure your spot. Also, if you’re a guitar player who wants to try his or her hand at something different, try signing up for a bass position for one of our 101 or 201 camps and try something new! It’s a great way to branch out into a new instrument! Heck, you already know the basics!

To register to rock or get more information, call 612-819-6722 or email denise@rockcampfordads.com

ROCK CAMP NEWS

Rewind Festival II

Do you want to end your summer with a bang? The Rock Camp Rewind Festival on September 8th from 2pm-7pm will be an explosion of fun for the whole family! For the second time, we will be featuring the best of rock--past and present-- and the rockin' a... Read more >

More News>

TESTIMONIALS

More Testimonials>