Coach At Our Camps

Please read the following information and make sure you are available for all camp, orientation and roadie dates/hours for each week of camp you are applying for BEFORE filling out an application.
Questions? E-mail Sam Stahlmann: sam@sherocksherock.com

WHO WE ARE
She Rock She Rock (SR2) is a Minnesota based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering girls, women, trans and nonbinary folks through the art of music. We provide an inclusive environment that values collaboration and diversity, develops leadership skills and fosters self-confidence. Through our music education programs and events, we believe that creative expression can evoke social change, challenge gender stereotypes and encourage a climate of support within our community.

Get involved with She Rock She Rock and help actualize our mission by becoming a strong, positive mentor for our participants!

We are continually working to cultivate a supportive community of peers and positive mentors that encourage our participants to be their own music heroes, allowing them to think differently about limits that may be placed upon them by our society.  It is not necessarily our goal to make musical virtuosos out of our camp participants. Rather, it is to create a supportive, inclusive environment so that campers can feel comfortable when taking musical and creative risks they might not be able to do in another setting. We work within a social justice lens and seek folks who are willing to teach, learn and grow within our Points of Unity framework.

Currently, we are seeking women, trans, and nonbinary folks to be coaches and mentors at our 2019 camp sessions. We are looking for musicians, counselors, educators, volunteers and more to help with our camp sessions. In order to best serve our campers, we want to ensure that our teachers and coaches reflect their multitude of identities. We believe that camp is strongest when our campers can see themselves in their mentors. Because of this, folks who identify as any of the following are strongly encouraged to apply: people of color, indigenous, trans, nonbinary, genderqueer and/or folks with disabilities.

2019 CAMP SESSIONS

Women's Rock n Roll Retreat (WRRR) is a three day adult music program for women, trans and nonbinary folks ages 19+. At WRRR, 24 participants will come together to learn or expand their knowledge of an instrument (electric guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals), form a band, write original songs, attend music and media workshops, and put on a showcase concert for the community.
WRRR will take place at the Lake Harriet House of Music (4948 Washburn Ave S, Minneapolis, 55410) from April 5-7. 
LHHOM is ADA friendly- there is one small step to get into the building. Accommodations can be made for folks- just ask!

Girls Rock n Roll Retreat (GRRR) is a unique five day music program for girls, trans and nonbinary youth ages 9-16 and ages 13-18 at our teen week. At GRRR, participants of all musical skill levels will take instrument instruction of their choice from vocals, electric guitar, bass, keys, drums or electronic digital instrument (PUSH controller), form a band and collaboratively write a song in their band. Additionally, campers will take workshops on self-defense, media literacy, anti-racism, anti-oppression and activism. Camp concludes with a live rock show where all formed bands at GRRR perform their songs for the community. 
GRRR will have four sessions in 2019:
Week 1 - July 8-12 @ Laura Jeffrey Academy, St Paul
Week 2- July 15 - 19 @ Laura Jeffrey Academy, St Paul
Week 3 - July 22-26 @ Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church, Minneapolis
Week 4/Teen Week- July 29-Aug 2 @ Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church, Minneapolis
All camp locations are ADA accessible.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Click on a job below to see descriptions and time commitments of the positions we currently have available:

WRRR Teacher
Teachers work the full weekend of WRRR
Music experience is required for this position
Base pay: $525

GRRR Teacher
Teachers work for the full week for one or more weeks of GRRR
Music experience is required for this position
Pay: $650-850

GRRR Power Coach
Power Coaches work for the full week for one or more weeks of GRRR.
Music experience is NOT required for this position
Pay: $650-850

GRRR Junior Counselor
Junior counselors are an internship position for one or two weeks of GRRR
Please be sure to read through the position description as this has changed from years previous
Music experience is required for this position
Pay: $50 travel/food stipend

APPLICATION PROCESS
All new WRRR Teachers:
    -Fill out an application that includes a video of you playing your chosen instrument (alone or with a band is fine). If technology is an issue, please contact Sam!
    -Participate in an in-person interview

All new GRRR Teachers and Junior Counselors must:
    -Learn one of the camp cover songs to include in your application. If technology is an issue, please contact Sam at sam@sherocksherock.com!
    -Fill out an application
    -Participate in an in-person interview

All new Power Coaches must:
    -Fill out an application
    -Participate in an in-person interview

All returning WRRR & GRRR teachers, junior counselors and power coaches must:
    -Fill out an application

Applications

APPLICATION START DATES & DEADLINES

WRRR applications are now closed. 

GRRR applications for Teachers & Power Coaches are now closed. 

GRRR applications for Junior Counselors will open on Monday, February 4th and are due by May 5th. Applicants will be notified about their application on a rolling basis starting on April 1st. 

WRRR
Applications now closed, please contact Sam with any questions. 

GRRR
Applications for teachers and power coaches are now closed. 

To apply to be a Junior Counselor (new & returning), click here

Camp Cover songs

All new teachers and junior counselors for Girls Rock n Roll Retreat must learn one of the following cover songs. Please submit a video (can be as simple as a phone video) of you performing one of the cover songs on the instrument you would most like to teach at camp. If you click on the title, you will be directed to a chart of the song in the key that we'll be performing/teaching in at camp. We'll be using these songs as a teaching tool at camp. If you are unable to create/upload a video, please contact Sam to figure out the best solution!

Rebel Girl- Bikini Kill (Key of Bb)

I Rock, You Rock, She Rock- SR2 Theme Song (Key of A)

Respect- Aretha Franklin (Key of C)

Born This Way- Lady Gaga

Electric Lady- Janelle Monáe

I Love Rock n Roll- Joan Jett (Key of E)

 

Questions?

Please check out our FAQ Page or e-mail: sam@sherocksherock.com