Upcoming Programs

 

May Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, May 6th

Our beginner level Camp! Over four rehearsals, in our Rock 101 Camp, 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! This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: This camp is filled!

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Rock 201: The Cars Camp

Starting Wednesday, May 6th

The great sound of New Wave is back at Rock Camp For Dads and will make you sweat!! Hop in, throw your guitars and synths in the back and buckle up because it’s time to take a ride with our Rock 201: The Cars Camp! Beginning Wednesday, May 6th, you’ll get to play all the 80′s hits of this seminal New Wave band, such as “Good Times Roll”, “Let’s Go” and “Shake It Up”! Hurry up and hop in, this car is leavin fast!

Open positions: BASS

Rock 201: Led Zeppelin Camp

Starting Sunday, May 3rd

Learn to bash a kit like Bonham, shred a lick like Page, drop a groove like JPJ or just be all-around awesome like Plant– take your pick! At our Rock 201: Led Zeppelin Camp you can rock out to the rock legends while learning your instrument and a band dynamic in our intermediate-level 201 Camp! Plug-in and warm up to the RCFD experience with such classics as “Rock and Roll”, “Whole Lotta Love” and “Immigrant Song”. This camp concludes with a private in-studio concert at our Rock 201 Performance Party.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 301: Vans Warped Tour Camp

Starting Monday, May 4th

Lace up those Vans and grab your board, bro! At our Rock 301: Vans Warped Tour Camp you can either mosh or skank along to all the greatest punk and alt-rock tracks from the artists featured on the Vans Warped Tour! Plug in and crank it to the aggressive classics such as “Self Esteem” by The Offspring, “Timebomb” by Rancid and “Cute Without the E” by Taking Back Sunday. This camp concludes with a live performance on May 30th.

Open positions: GUITARBASS, DRUMS

Rock 301: Genesis/Exodus Camp

Starting Tuesday, May 5th

In the beginning… Phil Collins said let there be rock: and there was rock. At our Rock 301: Genesis/Exodus camp, you’ll get to play the classics of progressive rock legends Genesis, as well as follow the “Exodus” of both their lead singers into solo careers: Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins! Get ready to groove to the 70s and 80s classics such as “Land of Confusion” by Genesis, “Sledgehammer” by Peter Gabriel and “In The Air Tonight” by Phil Collins. This camp concludes with a live performance on May 30th.

Open positions: GUITAR

Rock 301: Tom Petty Camp

Starting Tuesday, May 5th

Well let’s get to the point and roll another… Well, you get the idea! At our Rock 301: Tom Petty Camp you can have your last dance with Mary Jane and swing along with some good, ol’ fashioned Americana Rock! Schmooze along to your favorite Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers classics such as “I Won’t Back Down”, “Last Dance With Mary Jane” and “You Wreck Me”. This camp concludes with a live performance on May 30th.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 301: Pink Floyd Camp

Starting Thursday, May 7th

You might have heard it before: “Which one’s Pink”? Well, at our Rock 301: Pink Floyd Camp it can be YOU! Take a drag and get ready to jam to the classic hits of the legendary psychedelic and progressive rock band, Pink Floyd! Your Telecaster and Hammond is warmed up and ready for such classic hits as “Brain Damage”, “Wish You Were Here” and “Time”. This camp concludes with a live performance on May 30th.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Peanut Butter & Jam Camp

Starting Friday, May 8th

Our newest Rock Camp addition, “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: BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

Jamshop: Blues

Starting Saturday, May 9th

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 May Jamshop will have a Blues Theme.

Open positions: DRUMS, VOCALS

June Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, June 3rd

Our beginner level Camp! Over four rehearsals, in our Rock 101 Camp, 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! This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: BASS, DRUMS

Rock 201: Aerosmith Camp

Starting Tuesday, June 2nd

Are you ready to rock some riffs like Perry or rip your vocal chords like Tyler? Well ‘walk this way’ because it’s not the ‘same old song and dance’ this time! At our intermediate-level Rock 201: Aerosmith Camp you’ll get to play all the classics of the legendary 70s hard rock icons while learning the ropes, such as “Rats in the Cellar”, “Mama Kin” and “Train Kept A-Rollin”. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: DRUMS

Rock 201: 90s One Hit Wonders Camp

Starting Wednesday June 3rd

Alt-Rock was awesome but you know what was even better than those little bands that made it big? All the alt-rock hits that came and went! At our intermediate-level Rock 201: 90s One Hit Wonder Camp you can rock the staples of 1990s MTV that, well, we never heard from again! Grab you fuzz pedal and get ready to rock out to such classic one hit wonders as “Cumbersome” by Seven Mary Three, “Counting Blue Cars” by Dishwalla and “The Freshman” by The Verve Pipe as you navigate through your rock journey. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: DRUMS

Rock 301: “Rainbow Connection” Camp

Starting Monday, June 1st

Whether you’re going up to the pearly gates or down to a fiery inferno, one thing is for certain: Ronnie James Dio is gonna be there too! At our Rock 301: ‘Rainbow Connection’ Camp, you’ll get to plug in and crank it to all the hits from all the bands led by the legendary Dio! We’re talkin all the legendary tracks such as “Man on the Silver Mountain” by Rainbow, “Neon Knights” by Black Sabbath and “Holy Diver” by Dio. This camp concludes with a live performance on June 27th.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 301: Eagles Camp

Starting Tuesday, June 2nd

Grab your bags and get your key, it’s time to be a ‘desperado’ and check into the Hotel California! At our Rock 301: Eagles Camp you can soar high with some triple-harmony solos and rock anthems to get the dance floor grooving! You’ll be able to jam on all your favorite classic Eagles tunes such as “One of These Nights”, “Take It Easy” and “Boys of Summer.” This camp concludes with a live performance on June 27th.

Open positions: BASS,DRUMS

Rock 301: Bob Seger Camp

Starting Thursday, June 4th

Load your gun with a ‘silver bullet’, you might just get a ‘heartache tonight’. For those of you craving a little heartland rock, our Rock 301: Bob Seger Camp is ready to deliver! You don’t have to go no further than these deep-seeded roots of Bob Seger’s classic roots-rock, such as “Night Moves”, “Old Time Rock and Roll” and “Turn The Page”. This camp concludes with a live performance on June 27th.

Open positions: BASS

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp

Starting Thursday, June 4th

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, June 27th. 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!

Peanut Butter & Jam Camp

Starting Friday, June 5th

Our newest Rock Camp addition, “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

Music Theory Camp

Starting Saturday, June 6th

In this exciting Music Theory Camp, we will spend time focusing on how to communicate about music and use the math of music to maximize your expressive potential. We will focus on common chord progressions, such as “I-V-vi-IV” and “V-IV-I”, and how they’ve been used in some of your favorite songs like “Let it Be” and “Sweet Home Alabama”. Through this, we will touch on how key signatures and scales operate, the basics of chord theory, and highlight the modes and runs that will be useful in your soloing and writing experience.

In each two hour session we will tackle 2 common chord progressions, as follows: 15 minute discussion followed by 45 minutes of jamming on the progression with a break in between. This 101 camp is open to all levels of campers from beginners who want to learn the “12 bar blues” to seasoned alumni who are interested in fine tuning their soloing skills!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS

 

July Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, July 8th

Our beginner level Camp! Over four rehearsals, in our Rock 101 Camp, 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! This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

Rock 201: The Oughts Camp

Starting Tuesday, July 7th

“They don’t make great music like they used to in the 1960s or 1970s…” Too bad that is WRONG! At our Rock 201: The Oughts Camp you will get to show those old fogies that there IS some great music in the 2000s! Grab your guitar and get ready to jam to the biggest hits that set the tone for this century, such as “Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne, “Drops of Jupiter” by Train and “Viva La Via” by Coldplay. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS

Rock 201: ZZ Top Camp

Starting Wednesday July 8th

Throw away those razors this summer, it’s time to grow your rock-beard! At our Rock 201: ZZ Top Camp you can improve your chops in a rock-band setting by ripping some of the greatest riffs from down in Texas! Plug in and rock to such ZZ Top classics as “La Grange”, “Tush” and “Jesus on Fire”. This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

Rock 301: Build Your Own Camp – Queen

Starting Sunday, July 5th

Is this the real life or is this just fantasy? Well our Rock 301: Queen Camp ain’t no fantasy-camp! If you are ready for a sheer heart attack then this is definitely real-life! Wail like Freddy to all of Queen’s classic hits such as “We Are The Champions”, “Killer Queen” and “Another One Bites The Dust.” This camp concludes with a live performance on August 1st.

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

Rock 301: Rod Stewart Camp

Starting Tuesday, July 7th

Have you been rocking lately? Do you just ‘not want to talk about it’? Well we’re giving you a ‘reason to believe’ at our Rock 301: Rod Stewart Camp! Now you’ll be able to croon and strut to all of Rod’s 1970s hits that you know and love! We’re talkin all his legendary classics you know and love such as “Hot Legs”, “Maggie May” and “Have I Told You Lately.” This camp concludes with a live performance on August 1st.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS

Rock 301: Hair Metal Camp

Starting Thursday, July 9th

Is your spandex itchn’ to get out of the closet? Is your hairspray beggin to get out of the cabinet? Look no further because you can finally tame that hair while rockin yer block off at our Rock 301: Hair Metal Camp! Blow away the audience with such 80s Hair Metal anthems as “Live Wire” by Motley Crue, “Round and Round” by Ratt and “Tear The House Down” Hericane Alice. This camp concludes with a live performance on August 1st.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Peanut Butter & Jam Camp

Starting Friday, July 10th

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

Jamshop: Blues

Starting Saturday, July 11th

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 Blues 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