Rock Star Camp is the best experience I ever had to date!
Be a part of Rock Star Camp and have the time of your life!
Rock Star Camp has been making dreams come true for kids since 2003
At Rock Star Camp, our aspiring rock stars will go through the awesome creative process of becoming a great band with their own original music, image and style- and have the time of their lives doing it! Our newly created bands have been featured on TV and radio dozens of times. This camp is the real deal.
All levels of experience welcome.Register Now
In Just 2 Weeks You Will:
- Create your own band
- Write your own songs
- Learn the instrument of your choice
- Record in a professional studio
- Design CD and poster artwork
- Learn about the music industry
- Rock a live show
- 9:00 – 10:00 Theory/Lessons
- 10:00 -11:00 Songwriting
- 11:00 -11:30 Band Practice
- 11:30 -12:30 Lunch
- 12:30 -1:30 Theory/Lessons
- 1:30 -3:30 Band Practice
- 3:30 – 4:00 Stage Presence
- 9:00 -10:00 Recording
- 10:00 -11:30 Image / Recording
- 11:30 -12:30 Lunch
- 12:30 -1:30 Band Practice
- 1:30 – 2:00 Being A Band
- 2:00 – 3:30 Image/Press
- 3:30 – 4:00 Band Practice
During the first week the campers form their bands, get some tips and training on their instrument of choice, learn crucial skills including instrument setup and maintenance, critical listening, copyright, notes and scales and beats and measures. They write their songs, work out the arrangements and prepare for studio recording.
The bands setup and record in Fat Dog’s world class studio. Recording principles and tips are covered. Each band member is multi tracked and the songs are produced and mixed. While this is happening, the band works on their photo shoot, CD artwork, bio and preps for their live show at the end of the week.
Work at your own pace
No experience? No problem. We cover the basics including music lessons, instrument training, working a crowd and preparing your stage show. We aren’t copying any one else. You are writing your own songs and performing at the level you are able to play at.
So you want to do rap, metal, pop, country, folk, blues? No problem. We have been producing music since 1987 and have worked in every style imaginable. We will guide you in understanding the intricacies of each style and making your songs rock in whichever genre you choose to play.
Learn to write a hit song
You will learn the secrets of writing hit songs and the formulas expected by major radio stations and more importantly your potential fans. We will listen and learn about song writing based on your favorite artists. Every song you hear is a lesson if you know what to listen for!
Sound like the pros
The camp is housed at Fat Dog Studios, a world class recording studio and taught by instructors and music producers with decades of experience recording thousands of songs.
You will learn studio tricks and techniques used by award winning producers. We house some of the finest equipment available at any level and know how to use it.
There’s thousands of amazing songs and bands out there you’ve never heard of. Where many of them fall flat is they do not effectively release to the public. We will show you what to do to get noticed and increase your chances of making a career of doing what you love.
The awesome power of teamwork
Being in a band is a team event. We will discuss and manage common issues that arise in group situations. At Rock Star Camp we focus on maintaining a fun group based atmosphere where everyone has a voice- just like any band should be run!
Create in a creative space
The Number 1 comment we hear when people walk into our space for the first time is “Wow!”.
We have created a true live venue environment right on our recording floor. We regularly host events here for the public. Where better to practice and work out your set? We would be happy to provide a tour any time you’d like.
Working with the media
You have created the music, so what happens next?
Our team of industry experts will show you some important things to consider to make sure your song not only gets heard, but gets heard by the right people. You will learn about giving effective interviews and working with the media.
Look your best
All participants will finish their session with am awesome band poster, press kit and CD complete with custom artwork. Want more cool stuff? Optional items are available including T-shirts, larger posters, lanyards and more!
As much as this experience will teach the importance of professionalism, strategic planning, setting and achieving goals, team building and all of the important things that go into being a great band; our primary goal is to make sure our bands are having the time of their lives while undergoing this journey. It’s a tough industry and if you are not having fun…
On the final Friday there will be a concert at 4:15 featuring the bands performing songs they have written and recorded during their camp.
Show them what you’re made of at your debut concert!
We offer a complimentary after hours service between 8:30 and 9:00 am and 4:00 and 4:30 pm to make it easier for dropping off and picking up. If you need special arrangements outside of these hours please contact us.
*the schedule may alter slightly based upon the experience and needs of each band.
Contact us for more information: 613-738-7733Register Now