1/5-3/10: Girls Rock After School Program

1/5-3/10: Girls Rock After School Program

Girls Rock After School Program (GRASP) is a 10-week program for girls 8-18 years old. Students attend instrument lessons, form a band, collaboratively write an original song, participate in workshops, and perform with their band at a live showcase.


WHO: Bay Area Girls Rock Camp is open to self-identified girls and trans youth aged 8-18 (3rd-12th grade). All musical experience levels are welcome at GRASP and we provide all of the instruments.  No prior musical experience is necessary.

WHEN: January 5th, 2016 – March 10th, 2016.  We have two programs available.  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6:30pm or Thursdays only from 3:30-6:30pm.  The last day of programming is March 10th followed by a showcase on Saturday March 12th, each band will perform an original song.

WHERE: GRASP is located at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts in downtown Oakland @ 1428 Alice Street. Malonga is fully accessible with access to elevators.

Full tuition for GRASP is $450.  Tuition for Thursdays only is $350.  We offer full and partial financial aid upon request, and no one is turned away for lack of funds. To apply, please fill out the financial aid application in addition to the student application.

If you have any questions, feel free to call our office at (510) 267-1808 or email shawna@bayareagirlsrockcamp.org

For inspiration, check out past GRASP band recordings on our Music Page, and the band photos on our Photo Page.