Girls Rock Camp

Girls Rock Camp Vancouver 2013

Young performers at Girls Rock Camp Fundraiser, WISE Hall, Vancouver, April 7 2011. Photo credit: Ashley Tanasiychuk.

Talk about up-and-coming talent.

Participants in the latest edition of Girls Rock Camp, a mentorship program for girls aged 8-17, will show off skills acquired as recently as the week leading up to a showcase Friday July 13 at the Rio Theatre.

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Girls Rock Camp

Celebrate International Women’s Day in Vancouver with Cover Me: A Showcase of Covers

Photo by Sarah Race Photography

Photo by Sarah Race Photography

There won’t be a lack of girl power in Vancouver on International Women’s Day.
For the past five summers, a group of Vancouver girls between the ages of eight and 17 has attended a camp that teaches them how to rock. Vancouver is one of the cities that’s part of the worldwide Girls Rock Camp Alliance, a network of camps that help boost girl’s self esteem by teaching them how to play and perform rock ‘n’ roll. For one week, the campers form and name rock groups – with impressive titles like Murder Burger –  learn instruments and then put on an unforgettable performance that showcase the skills they learned that week. On March 8th, some campers, along with a group of Vancouver’s veteran female rockers, will come together to jam out a night of cover songs.

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Celebrate International Women’s Day in Vancouver with Cover Me: A Showcase of Covers