August Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, August 5th

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Our beginner level Camp! Over four rehearsals we match you up with players of your skill level and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! Rock 101 This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASSDRUMS

Rock 201: 80s Metal Camp

Starting Tuesday, August 4th

Grab your Flying V guitar and get ready for some crunch! The 1980s was the decade of all kinds of metal: Thrash… Hair… you name it! At our Rock 201: 80s Metal Camp, you can play it all! If you want your metal HEAVY while you learn the process of playing in a band, then strap on and get ready to churn out such classic metal anthems as “Rock You Like a Hurricane” by Scorpions, “Living After Midnight” by Judas Priest and “Flying High Again” by Ozzy Osborne. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: DRUMS, VOCALS

Rock 201: The Rolling Stones Camp

Starting Wednesday August 5th

Tickets might be a little steep to see the Stones this summer, so why not BE the Stones this summer? At our Rock 201: The Rolling Stones Camp you can swagger like Jagger or riff like Richards as you learn the basics of being in a band! Snarl and rock out to such classic Rolling Stones tracks as “Start Me Up”, “Paint It Black” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: KEYBOARDS

Rock 301: Build Your Own Camp – Stone Temple Pilots

Starting Monday, August 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! Our Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp will allow you to gather your own friends and musicians together and go through the Rock Camp For Dads experience on your own terms! You provide the musicians and songs, we’ll provide the studio and attentive one-one-one assistance from one of our Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own spot on the bill at our Bunkers gig on Saturday, August 29th. The Build Your Own Camp is the perfect way to develop your band!

This camp is filled!  Contact Denise today to schedule your own Rock 101, 201 or 301 camp space!

Rock 301: 60’s Surf Camp

Starting Tuesday, August 4th

Hang ten! It’s time to crank that tremolo and catch a wave at our Rock 301: 60s Surf Camp! Be the biggest kahuna on stage as you rock all the top Surf Rock hits from the 1960s! Grab your Fenders but watch out for the sharks because you’ll get to groove along to such classics as “Surfin Bird” by The Trashmen, “Surfin’ USA” by The Beach Boys and “Dead Man’s Curve” by Dan & Jean! This camp concludes with a live performance on August 29th.

Open positions: BASS, DRUMS

Rock 301: Steve Miller Camp

Starting Thursday, August 6th

Do some people call you the space cowboy? Or do you just go by Maurice? At our Rock 301: Steve Miller Camp you’ll be able to speak the pompitous of love and rock all of the Steve Miller Band’s greatest tracks! Grab a guitar and get ready to wind down and jam to such classics as “Keep On Rockin’ Me Baby”, “Jet Airliner” and “Take The Money and Run”. This camp concludes with a live performance on August 29th.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 301: 1984 – The Greatest Year in Pop

Starting Thursday, August 6th

Forget about ‘Big Brother’, 1984 is all out awesome music! No better year coalesced with the best of rock, pop and metal into a unique sound that got your booty shaking and went straight to the heart! Grab your guitar and plug in those keyboards, at our Rock 301: 1984 – The Greatest Year in Pop you’ll get to play all the greatest hits from that magic year including “Jump” by Van Halen, “Let’s Go Crazy” by Prince and “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper. This camp concludes with a live performance on August 29th.

Open positions: GUITAR

Peanut Butter & Jam Camp

Starting Friday, August 7th

Peanut Butter and Jam Camp” is a lunch-time camp that will let you rock out to your favorite Classic Rock or Blues tunes in a supremely “laid back” and casual environment. You’ll be playing the tunes of your past and enjoying the company of your fellow rockers while having a bite to eat!
The Peanut Butter and Jam Camp will run four weeks, from Noon – 1:30 pm. You’ll be deciding on the tunes with your instructor/facilitator/lunchlady prior to each session, so all ya have to bring is your lunch pail, geetar, bass or sticks & a sassy attitude (we’ll provide the afternoon drinks!). The Peanut Butter and Jam Camp is perfect for you rockers who are retired or have flexible schedules!

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

Jamshop: Classic Rock

Starting Saturday, August 8th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! Back by overwhelming popular demand, JamShop is aimed at all levels of musicians who are interested in getting together, during the weekend, to play in a casual, laid back and collaborative environment, focused on fun Saturday morning jammin! The July Jamshop will have a Classic Rock Theme.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

 

September Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, September 2nd

Our beginner level Camp! Over four rehearsals we match you up with players of your skill level and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! Rock 101 This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: British Blues Camp

Starting Wednesday, September 2nd

The Blues is an amazing genre with some great artists, but those ‘Yanks don’t have to have all the fun! At our intermediate-level Rock 201: British Blues camp, you’ll be able to get down and dirty with those English rockers who loved the American Blues so much, they gave their own spin on it! Grab a bottle and crank it to the Blues from over-the-blue ocean such as “Crossroads” by Cream, “For Your Love” by The Yardbirds and “The House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: DRUMS, LEAD VOCALS

Rock 201: Meet The Beatles Camp

Starting Thursday, September 3rd

They came over on a plane in boots and shaggy haircuts… and they sang “yeah yeah yeah!”. Experience Beatlemania again (or maybe your first time!) at our Rock 201: Meet The Beatles Camp! You’ll get to play all the early material from the Liverpool lads long before they added a dash of Sgt Pepper or took a walk down Abbey Road and see what made them so Fab in the firstplace! Grab your Rickenbackers and get ready to do the hippy hippy shake to such classics as “I Want To Hold Your Hand”, “Twist and Shout” and ”It Won’t Be Long”. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS

Rock 201: Creedence Clearwater Revival Camp

Starting Sunday, August 30th

We’re inviting you to take a trip down to a shady swamp for our Rock 201: Creedence Clearwater Revival Camp. Don’t forget your mud boots at this intermediate-level camp because it’s gonna get dirty! Grab your geetars and jam on the CCR and John Fogerty hits you know and love such as “Bad Moon Rising”, “Fortunate Son” and “Proud Mary”. Just watch out for ‘dem ‘gaters! This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: BASS, DRUMS

Rock 301: Cheap Trick Camp

Starting Monday, August 31st

Why fly to Budokan when you can rock right here? At our Rock 301: Cheap Trick Camp you can have some ‘heaven tonight’ and rock like Rick Neilsen in a ‘lap of luxury’! Plug in and churn out all the classic stadium anthems that made Cheap Trick legends such as “I Want You To Want Me”, “Surrender” and “Dream Police”! This camp concludes with a live performance on September 26th.

Open positions: DRUMS

Rock 301: Devo Camp

Starting Tuesday, September 1st

Are we not men? We are RCFDevo! At our Rock 301: Devo camp you’ll be able to play all the spastic New Wave hits of the revolutionary band—or should we say devolutionary! Grab your whips and put on your flowerpot hats, get ready to jerk and gyrate to such Devo classics as “Satisfaction”, “Uncontrollable Urge”, and “Whip It!” This camp concludes with a live performance on September 26th.

Open positions: DRUMS

Rock 301: Build Your Own Camp – Lover Boy

Starting Tuesday, September 1st

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! Our Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp will allow you to gather your own friends and musicians together and go through the Rock Camp For Dads experience on your own terms! You provide the musicians and songs, we’ll provide the studio and attentive one-one-one assistance from one of our Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own spot on the bill at our Bunkers gig on Saturday, August 29th. The Build Your Own Camp is the perfect way to develop your band!

This camp is filled!  Contact Denise today to schedule your own Rock 101, 201 or 301 camp space!

Rock 301: Chicago Camp

Starting Thursday, September 3rd

Does anybody really know what time is it in Chicago? Well, it’s 25 or 6 to 4! Whatever that means it’s time to answer to the Chicago transit authority at our Rock 301: Chicago Camp! Get ready for some slick riffs and heavy horns as you jam to all the classic Chicago songs such as “Questions 67 and 68”, “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” and “25 or 6 to 4”. This camp concludes with a live performance on September 26th

Open positions: KEYBOARDS, TROMBONE, TRUMPET

Jamshop: Classic Rock

Starting Saturday, September 5th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! Back by overwhelming popular demand, JamShop is aimed at all levels of musicians who are interested in getting together, during the weekend, to play in a casual, laid back and collaborative environment, focused on fun Saturday morning jammin! The July Jamshop will have a Classic Rock Theme.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

 

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