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Our very popular Oak Park School of Rock Summer Music Camps will get your child rocking this summer! We have camps for absolute beginners thru advanced players and cover a wide range of musical tastes. 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 create a real rock experience complete with a show unlike any other. Our camps for younger kids will spark a passion for music that will get them on their musical journey. Let's Rock!

Ask about our RAMP Up To CAMP Lesson Packages!

Click the RED Camp Title for Session Dates, More Details on Each Camp & To Enroll!


Rock ‘N’ Roll Boot Camp (6/11-6/15 & 8/13-8/17) $400Purchase required to enroll

*DRUMS IS SOLD OUT FOR BOTH BOOT CAMP*

Your journey to great musicianship begins HERE! At School of Rock, we have the experience and the enthusiasm to get you playing the music you love...FAST! Come in with a choice of instrument and we will get you started learning the basics and actually be playing songs with others right away! No experience necessary - all it takes is the desire to ROCK! Rock n Roll makeovers and a photo shoot included! Open to Voice, Keys, Guitar, Bass, and Drums. This session culminates in a performance in our house venue!

All Instruments. Beginner. Ages 8-13

*DRUMS IS SOLD OUT FOR BOTH BOOT CAMP*

Rock Rookies Boot Camp (6/18 - 6/22, 7/16 - 7/20 & 8/6 - 8/10) $250Purchase required to enroll

*JUNE CLASS IS SOLD OUT*

Calling all 6 and 7 year old aspiring rock musicians!!! Want to learn how to play rock and roll music in a totally cool setting? Join us for a week of learning and fun School Of Rock Style. Play and sing classic rock songs on real guitars, drums, keyboards, quality percussion and rhythm instruments in a genuine band context and - PLUGGED IN! Working with REAL professional musicians, we will explore all of the rock instruments, learn ear training, rhythm, pitch, song structure, teamwork and rock history through games, videos, class discussions and Band Practice!

All Instruments. Beginner. Ages: 6-7

*JUNE CLASS IS SOLD OUT*

Metallica Madness Camp (6/18 - 6-22) $400Purchase required to enroll

One of the founding “big four” bands of thrash metal, Metallica were formed in the early 80s in Los Angeles and have been playing fast and hard ever since. Metallica achieved huge mainstream success (9 Grammys!), unlike other heavy bands of the era, and had massive songs like, “For Whom The Bell Tolls”, “Master of Puppets”, “Fade To Black”, “Seek & Destroy”, “One”, “Enter Sandman”, and “Nothing Else Matters”. Learn how the band developed their sound and how to best use your instrument to get the tone you need to get the job done right! Singers will learn to build power and grit without damaging their vocal cords.

All Instruments. Advanced Beginner and Up. Ages 10 and Up


Top 40 Explosion Camp (6/25 - 6/29) $400Purchase required to enroll

Learn to play the hot radio hits of today without “auto-tune”! Players will have a blast exploring danceable pop that also features strong instrumentalists. Today’s pop singers are typically backed by stellar studio and touring musicians (and back-up dancers!). Learn what makes a hit song! Artists will be contemporary and pop-oriented like, Lady Gaga, Pink, Bruno Mars, Black-Eyed Peas, The Weeknd, Justin Timberlake and other heavy-hitters, who get people on the dance floor! Keyboard players and singers are highly encouraged to sign up but we need ALL instruments to make it happen! You will be surprised how challenging this music can be to replicate! Bring your sense of fun!

All Instruments. Advanced Beginner and Up. Ages:10 and Up


Pop Punk Camp (7/16 - 7/20) $400Purchase required to enroll

*DRUMS AND GUITAR IS SOLD OUT*

Punk shed a bit of its rebellion in its third wave with more melodic bands who achieved commercial success like, Green Day, Blink-182, Fall Out Boy, The Offspring, New Found Glory, Paramore, and the godfathers of the genre: The Descendents. Pop-Punk emphasizes tight musicianship and hooks played with energy and a sense of fun. You will learn how to change chords faster and with more clarity. Song forms are typically straightforward and easy to learn in a short amount of time. Stage presence and playing with intention and power will be key to getting the genre right! This will be a fun camp that will encourage you to channel your energy towards a common goal and the end result that is a riotous set of songs!

All Instruments. Advanced Beginner and Up. Ages 10 and Up

*DRUMS AND GUITAR IS SOLD OUT*

Essential Classic Rock Camp (7/30 - 8/3) $400Purchase required to enroll

*GUITAR IS SOLD OUT*

Fists in the air! It’s the foundation of all that we do at School of Rock! Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Queen and more! This camp will serve as a primer for the music that inspires us to keep making new music! Learn musical concepts, skills and the rules of great songwriting by PLAYING the masters! How to manage your gear, work with other players and understand classic song structure are a big part of camp.

All Instruments. Advanced Beginner and Up. Ages 10 and Up

*GUITAR IS SOLD OUT*

Intro To Songwriting Camp (7/30 - 8/3) $400Purchase required to enroll

Explore what it means to craft a song from conception to recording! We will start by understanding how songs are made by examining the work of great modern songwriters. Understand how ideas are born and then start forming your own! Learn how to write lyrics, chord progressions, and a “hook”. We will work both independently and in groups under the direction of our staff members who write original music as a part of their profession. We will record a demo project featuring a song from each camper.

All Instruments. Intermediate and Up. Ages 12 and Up


Beatlemania Camp! (8/6 - 8/10) $400Purchase required to enroll

Do you love everything about John, Paul, George and Ringo? So do we! Spend five whole days immersed in Beatles’ music, Beatles’ history, Beatles’ harmonies… Beatles everything! Our song selection will be customized to the playing level of the students and will be drawn from all of the Beatles’ eras - from “ I Want to Hold Your Hand” to “Let It Be”. Ear Training will be covered and learning how to build a chord with voices. The Beatles influenced so much of contemporary music - it is hard to even measure their reach but we will provide a great introduction to the melodies, structure and musicianship that made up this very special band.

All Instruments. Advanced Beginner and Up. Ages: 10 and Up