Rockford's Own Rock n' Roll Summer Camp!
An infamous band once proclaimed “It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock n’ roll.” Well lo and behold, those Aussie chaps were correct. Let RnRI help you shorten that climb to the top!
Can you play a couple guitar chords?
Maybe a simple drum beat?
Do you like to sing in the shower?
If so, you’re ready for our camp!
Show up with your instrument on Monday and by Friday night you’ll be playing on-stage in a well-oiled, powerhouse of a rock n’ roll band.
Start a band Monday, play a show Friday, indeed!
Our kid’s camp is a weeklong, daytime camp for grades 6-12th. Other than a short lunch break at noon, our camp time mostly consists of band rehearsals, but also includes Master Class sessions with some of Rockford’s finest musicians! Not only that, we provide optional performance opportunities throughout the community, throughout summer. And the best part is,
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!
Age is just a number, we’re all young at heart, right? For the first time, we are offering a camp for the 18+ rock n’ rollers! This is an evening camp that’ll meet a couple nights a week, over a 2-week period, ending with a performance at Rockford’s newest live music venue, the Milkhouse!
Meet Our Rock n' Roll Instructors
Since we began The Rock n' Roll Institute in 2010, our staff has included some of the best musicians in the stateline. These instructors have years of experience in not only giving one-on-one lessons but also as recording artists and live performers in their own bands. This summer camp is our way of keeping rock n' roll alive for future generations. This year our line-up features: