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School of Rock Hinsdale offers a wide variety of one week summer camps designed to challenge and inspire students whether they are just starting out or are experienced musicians looking to take their playing to the next level. Our Performance camps are designed to teach music, build confidence and create memories that will last a lifetime. Kids of all ages and abilities work together to rehearse and take the stage at the end of the week for an unforgettable rock concert. Our Little Wing, Intro to Rock and Beginner Instrument Camps are designed to get them learning music quickly and spark a passion for music that will get them on their musical journey. Let's Rock!

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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL THRU APRIL 30th* 20% OFF ALL 2018 SUMMER CAMPS * USE PROMO CODE SOREB18

JUST ADDED - LITTLE WING SURF ROCK CAMP (AGES 3-5) (JUNE 11-15, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

For ages 3 to 5 years old

Surf’s up at School of Rock, Hinsdale! Little Wing Campers will love learning great classic beach rock tunes from the 50’s - present. Our “Beach Band” will be singing, playing hand instruments and using our imaginations. Campers will also be introduced to each of the main rock band instruments (guitar, bass, drums, piano/keyboard, and vocals), so they have an understanding of how the instruments produce sound and what makes them distinct. Surf Rock Camp will include a wide variety of large and fine motor activities, crafts, “sound” experiments and games designed to develop a love and understanding of music!





BEATLES PERFORMANCE CAMP (AGES 8-12*) (JUNE 18-22, 2018) $399Purchase required to enroll

For ages 8 to 12* (some experience required)

Students will “come together” as a band in our Beatles Performance Camp! During this 5 day camp, students will build and perform a set list that pays tribute to the fab 4 ranging from their iconic Ed Sullivan performance to the late New York City Rooftop appearance. In addition to the group rehearsal, campers will be exposed to the history, music, and performance technique of the Beatles, which all culminates at an all-ages performance for friends and family to “Twist & Shout” along! Beatles Performance Camp students should already have a basic understanding of their instrument and grasp of music fundamentals. Students are assigned various songs and engage in daily group workshops covering music theory, rehearsal techniques, performance practice, and group band rehearsals.

*Have a rocker at home who is 13 or older? Give us a call at 630.936.4742 to learn about our amazing summer programs perfect for teens of all skill and experience levels. Whether you’re a seasoned teenage rockstar looking for advanced musical opportunities to sharpen your chops, or a music lover who’s never touched an instrument before, we’ve got opportunities for you! As a bonus, you’ll make tons of new, like-minded friends and have the opportunity to be on the ground level of creating a new music scene in your local community.

LITTLE WING 50'S SOCK HOP (AGES 3-5) (JUNE 25-29, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

For ages 3 to 5 years old
LET’S TWIST AGAIN LIKE WE DID LAST SUMMER! Little Wing Campers will love learning great classic American tunes from Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Chubby Checker, & more! Little Wing Camp will include a wide variety of large and fine motor activities, crafts, “sound” experiments and games designed to develop a love and understanding of music through play! Campers will also be introduced to each of the main rock band instruments (guitar, bass, drums, piano/keyboard, and vocals), so they have an understanding of how the instruments produce sound and what makes them distinct. The best part of camp is our band “updates” with video & photos of what our band has been rehearsing together! Your child will come out of camp singing songs like “All Shook Up” & “Tutti Frutti” from day one. That’s definitely a level up from “Old Mac Donald!”

SOLD OUT! - INTRO TO ROCK CAMP (AGES 6-7) (JUNE 25-29, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT!!!

For ages 6 and 7 years old


Shake, Rattle & Roll into our Intro to Rock Camp! Students will create and name their own band, receive hands-on learning with guitar, bass, drums vocals and keyboards scaled to smaller hands and vocal instruction designed specifically for this age group. Students will also experience playing as a team in their bands, taking press photos, practice ear training, and learning about song structure. Above all, students will develop a love of music through inspiration and fun!

SOLD OUT! - BEGINNER GUITAR CAMP (AGES 8-12*) (JULY 16-20, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT!


For ages 8 to 12*

Can’t play guitar? Don’t “Fret”! Our beginner guitar camp is a 5 day rock n roll experience that will take complete beginners and get them up and playing real rock songs in one short week. Students can expect to learn the basic fundamentals of guitar such as chording, tuning, strumming and picking. We will also explore all the cool equipment like amps, pedals and other gear needed to play like a rock star!


*Have a rocker at home who is 13 or older? Give us a call at 630.936.4742 to learn about our amazing summer programs perfect for teens of all skill and experience levels. Whether you’re a seasoned teenage rockstar looking for advanced musical opportunities to sharpen your chops, or a music lover who’s never touched an instrument before, we’ve got opportunities for you! As a bonus, you’ll make tons of new, like-minded friends and have the opportunity to be on the ground level of creating a new music scene in your local community.

WEEZER PERFORMANCE CAMP (AGES 8-12*) (JULY 23-27, 2018) $399Purchase required to enroll

For ages 8 -12* (some experience required)

Come on and feel the Weez in this five-day performance camp celebrating one of the 90's and 00's most influential and popular bands: Weezer! Student will feel just like Buddy Holly as they compile and prepare a setlist full of blistering guitar solos, pop vocal harmonies, quirky keys/piano parts, rock-solid bass lines, and hard hitting drums! The show will culminate with a show at a real rock and roll club that will make you feel like you're living in Beverly Hills, despite actually residing in the suburbs of Chicago! So don't hold this thread and don't walk away from this opportunity to have your kids perform classic hits in a real rock band setting and learn the basic of melody and harmony and other aspects of music theory! Say it Ain't So? Sorry, it is very much so! Weezer Performance Camp students should already have a basic understanding of their instrument and grasp of rudimentary music fundamentals. Students are assigned various songs and engage in daily group workshops covering music theory, rehearsal techniques, performance practice, and group band rehearsals.


*Have a rocker at home who is 13 or older? Give us a call at 630.936.4742 to learn about our amazing summer programs perfect for teens of all skill and experience levels. Whether you’re a seasoned teenage rockstar looking for advanced musical opportunities to sharpen your chops, or a music lover who’s never touched an instrument before, we’ve got opportunities for you! As a bonus, you’ll make tons of new, like-minded friends and have the opportunity to be on the ground level of creating a new music scene in your local community.

SOLD OUT! - LITTLE WING REGGAE CAMP (AGES 3-5) (JULY 30-AUG 3, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT!


For ages 3 to 5 years old

Oh yeah! Our band will be jammin’ to the beat of our own drum this summer during the Little Wing Reggae Camp! From the island of Jamaica, Reggae is loved by people around the world and sure is fun to learn about it’s funky beats, use of acoustic guitar, and the many players in the percussion family! Little Wing Camp will include a wide variety of large and fine motor activities, crafts, “sound” experiments and games designed to develop a love and understanding of music through play! Campers will also be introduced to each of the main rock band instruments (guitar, bass, drums, piano/keyboard, and vocals), so they have an understanding of how the instruments produce sound and what makes them distinct. The best part of camp is our band “updates” with video & photos of what our band has been rehearsing together! Your child will come out of camp singing songs like “Every Little Thing” & “One Love” from day one! That’s definitely a level up from “Row Your Boat!”

SOLD OUT! - INTRO TO ROCK CAMP (AGES 6-7) (JULY 30 - AUG 3, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT!

For ages 6 and 7 years old
Shake, Rattle & Roll into our Intro to Rock Camp! Students will create and name their own band, receive hands-on learning with guitar, bass, drums vocals and keyboards scaled to smaller hands and vocal instruction designed specifically for this age group. Students will also experience playing as a team in their bands, taking press photos, practice ear training, and learning about song structure. Above all, students will develop a love of music through inspiration and fun!

SOLD OUT! - LITTLE WING BRITISH INVASION CAMP (AGES 3-5) (AUG 6-10, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT!!!


For ages 3 to 5 years old

The British are coming! To help your little ones learn how to ROCK! During this camp our band will learn about artists such as The Beatles, The Who, Queen, & The Rolling Stones to make your family rock out all summer long! Little Wing Camp will include a wide variety of large and fine motor activities, crafts, “sound” experiments and games designed to develop a love and understanding of music through play! Campers will also be introduced to each of the main rock band instruments (guitar, bass, drums, piano/keyboard, and vocals), so they have an understanding of how the instruments produce sound and what makes them distinct. The best part of camp is our band “updates” with video & photos of what our band has been rehearsing together! Your child will come out of camp singing songs like “Come Together” & “We Will Rock You” from day one. That’s definitely a level up from “ABCs!”



INTRO TO ROCK CAMP (AGES 6-7) (AUG 6 - 10, 2018) $199Purchase required to enroll

For ages 6 and 7 years old
Shake, Rattle & Roll into our Intro to Rock Camp! Students will create and name their own band, receive hands-on learning with guitar, bass, drums vocals and keyboards scaled to smaller hands and vocal instruction designed specifically for this age group. Students will also experience playing as a team in their bands, taking press photos, practice ear training, and learning about song structure. Above all, students will develop a love of music through inspiration and fun!