Teen Rock Camp

Teen Rock Camp

Monday, Jul 14 - Friday, Jul 18, 2014

9:00AM - 1:00PM - Charles Wright Academy's Language and Performing Arts Center - Get Directions

Do you want to take your music to the next level? Register for Rock Camp here. Whether you perform with the school jazz band, write songs on your tablet, jam in the garage with a couple of buddies, or want to take your freestyle rap to the next level, Teen Rock Camp is a great option for honing your skills in a fun, creative environment!  

Led by Charles Wright Performing Arts Department Chair Rafe Wadleigh, Teen Rock Camp is a high-energy weeklong workshop for young musicians ages 13 to 18. Imagine spending each day working with professional musicians both in the studio and onstage as you hone your craft. Teen Rock Camp concludes with an all-ages show at the Donn Laughlin Theater on Friday night.

In addition to rehearsal time, each day features lunchtime concerts by some of the hottest musical acts in the Puget Sound area. Teen Rock Camp covers a range of skills and techniques for aspiring musicians, including:

  • Stage presence
  • Music composition and arrangement
  • Songwriting and lyrics
  • Connecting with your audience
  • Promoting your music in the age of social media

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See you this summer!


Registration is $275 per camper. Campers typically are enrolled in grades 7 through 12 (special exceptions may be made for experienced younger musicians). Each camper must provide his or her own instument (guitar, base, drums, keys, etc.) and lunch. Please download and complete all forms to the right and send with payment to:

Charles Wright Academy
Attn: Teen Rock Camp
7723 Chambers Creek Road West
Tacoma, WA 98467-2099

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