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TeachRock Camp

Your young rocker will explore the impact of rock and roll greats and learn how music has been a conduit for big societal changes. (No headbanging required.)

Camps run M-F until August 20
$195 • Ages 11 to 17 • 6-9 campers

FEATURING CONTENT FROM:

Stevie Van Zandt

Stevie Van Zandt
Performer, Activist, and founder of TeachRock

Turn those guitar amps up to 11.

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Daily Jams

“All You Need Is Love,” your fellow campers, our expert instructor to learn about music’s role in social movements. Each day campers will collaborate on activities designed by TeachRock.

Monday’s Jam Session: How Music Became Transformation
Featuring music by The Beatles, The Temptations, Bruce Springsteen, and other artists. Examine how music created youth culture, why music and protest fit so well together, and how to analyze music as an agent of social change.

Tuesday’s Jam Session: How Music Fueled The Civil Rights Movement
Featuring music by Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, and others. Explore the roots of protest music in Black culture, the impact of music on the civil rights movement, and the continued use of music to advocate for racial equality.

Wednesday’s Jam Session: Music And Justice For All
Featuring music by Rod Stewart, Lady Gaga, Salt N’ Pepa, and others. Examine how music has forced the world to take notice of women’s and LBGTQ causes and empowered marginalized people to establish and express themselves as who they are.

Thursday’s Jam Session: Music Takes On The World
Featuring music by Bruce Springsteen, Toby Keith, Steven Van Zandt, and others. Feel the power of music as a way to give a platform to international issues, tell the stories of those affected by war, and inspire debate and reflection about America’s place in the world.

Friday’s Jam Session: Music to Save the Planet
Featuring music by Billie Eilish, Neil Young, Fatboy Slim, and others. Explore the origins of environmentally conscious music, the power of music to combat climate change, and the ways in which your generation can use music to create the world you want to live in.

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AfterCamp Bonus Track Challenges

You can always expect an encore. After their Daily Jam’s, campers can log into the Learning Lab for more activities designed by TeachRock.

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Unplug Projects

To keep the good times rolling, we’ll provide fun hands-on activities for them to complete away from the screen and closer to their air guitar.

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TeachRock StarCourses

As a TeachRock camper, they’ll be invited to our upcoming live TeachRock Starcourses. They’ll continue learning how music can be both a reflection of and catalyst for social movements.

Camp Dates & Times

TeachRock Camp

Week-long camps, available July - August

  • About 9 campers per camp
  • 2-hour daily sessions + bonus activities
  • Special content from featured guest stars

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