It is officially March 1st, which means camper applications for Queer Rock Camp 2014 are officially open!
Campers ages 12 – 21 are welcome at QRC!
You can learn more about being a camper here, or apply online now!
For older youth who have been to QRC before and are interested in taking on a leadership role during camp, consider being a youth volunteer this summer.
Camper applications will be open until May 1st, 2014, and all applicants will hear back from us by May 5th.
And remember, camp will be from 9AM – 5:30PM, Monday through Friday July 7th – 11th, 2014. Camp will once again be held at the beautiful Lincoln Options Elementary in Olympia WA, and our showcase will be at the majestic Capitol Theater in downtown Oly on the evening of Saturday, July 12th. Mark your calendars and fill out your applications now, and get ready for the best summer ever!
G U E S S W H AT>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>we have been hard at work since QRC 2013 (ok, definitely since January, 2014) and you better get ready for an early-spring blizzard of updates on this website!
We’ve already been trying to make it easier to find information like “what queer rock camp is” “when is it” “how to apply” etc., but the big update will be the CAMPER AND VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Starting March 1st, you’ll be able to apply to be a camper or youth volunteer!
And starting March 10th, you’ll be able to apply to be an adult volunteer!
(Those pages won’t be up-to-date or even available until then!)
Other stuff we’re working on include a big fancy dinner fundraiser in late April in Olympia, writing a Safer Space statement, figuring out language we want to change on this website, having a craft party on March 9th (check out our facebook page for details!), and more!
As always, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info and ways to get involved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3
P.S. check out pictures from QRC 2013 here!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Applications for out of town campers are now closed for good! Sorry!!!!!! We are in crunch time for getting ready for camp and we just don’t have the resources to deal with arranging housing. If you email us at email@example.com, we can put you on our email list so you can find out when applications happen for next year.
Campers in Lacey/Olympia/Tumwater, there are still a couple of spots left. After 3pm on July 4th, applications will be totally closed!
If you’ve applied and didn’t hear back from us, please send us an email!
Some campers aren’t able to come anymore —very sad : ( —which means that we have a few spots available now for all age groups : )))))! Apply at queerrockcamp.org/campers/camper-application. Get those applications in as soon as possible though!!! and also email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know that you applied so we can process it quickly.
Camp is coming up SO SOON! Get ready 2 rock!!!!!
You can buy your tickets for the 2013 Queer Rock Camp Showcase at the Capitol Theater in downtown Olympia, WA online! Click here to purchase them from the Olympia Film Society; tickets are sliding scale 10-25$ for 21+, and free for people under 21. The Showcase is on Saturday, July 13th; doors open at 6:30pm and the showcase starts at 7pm, with campers dj-ing in between.
DON’T MISS IT!!!!
Check out our Indie Go-Go fundraising campaign! We have many fabulous rewards for donating, like T-shirts, thank you cards, tickets to the showcase, and cds of past showcases! Check it out + spread the word!
Applications for these spots will be reviewed and contacted on a first-come-first-served basis! Check out queerrockcamp.org/campers/camper-application and fill it out! <3<3 QRC We are working on contacting all the folks who have already applied, if we already got your application you’ll hear back this week!
Apply now for this summer’s Queer Rock Camp! Volunteer, lead a workshop, or attend a week-long music and empowerment summer camp for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and allied youth ages 12 – 21.
NEW YOUTH VOLUNTEER POSITION
We are introducing a youth volunteer role for 2013. This position is for youth who feel ready take on more responsibility and get training and support to practice compassionate leadership and mentorship skills. Youth volunteers will get training for a particular volunteer role and work closely with an older volunteer buddy throughout the week. For more information, see the camper application.
Camper applications are due May 10th.
Volunteer & workshop leader apps are due May 1st.
2013 Camp Dates:
Volunteer training: July 6th and 7th
Camp: July 8th – 12th
Showcase: July 13th
Camper and Volunteer applications will be up on the website March 15th!
Calling All Past And Present CAMPERS, VOLUNTEERS, FAMILIES, and HOST FAMILIES!!!!!
Join us this Sunday for snacks, coffee, and fabulous discussions about the future of Queer Rock Camp.
Your ideas are needed to help keep camp queerly rockin’ for years to come. Maybe you have thoughts on new kinds of workshops, how to approach the large age range of campers, training for host families, ways for parents to be more connected to camp, or anything and everything else?
Come talk it out at the QRC Think Tank!
There will be break-out groups for campers, volunteers, families and host families to share ideas, as well as some specific goal setting for this summer!
Food and coffee provided.
The Think Tank will take place at Stonewall Youth on Sunday, January 20th, at 2pm.
Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/441336952600830/
Contact us at email@example.com if you need the address, directions, or have any questions!