NYC Rock Camp 2012

$3,945 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 37 people in 85 months

Yes, it's that time of year again...NYC Rock Camp (NYCRC), is raising money for our 2012 camp and we need your help!

Who we are:
NYCRC, under YEAH! (Youth Empowerment Through Arts & Humanities), is a certified 501c3 non-profit, mixed genre music camp based in Brooklyn, NY that focuses on empowering youth through music and building community through shared musical expression.  NYCRC is only made possible thanks to the generosity of its supporters and volunteers.  These people consist of local musicians who donate their time to act as instructors for the week or perform for the campers; people in the community who lend their gear and make monetary donations; public and private schools that open their doors and house camp for the week; and local businesses that do anything from host fundraisers to donate raffle items to just help spread the word. 


Why we do it:
Our goal is to bring music experience and education to NYC kids who might not otherwise have the means or opportunity.  We support a culture of positive self-esteem and collaboration among all campers, building a community through music.  NYCRC recognizes the potential of every young person to be a strong, talented, creative and empowered individual while providing a safe space where ALL KIDS ROCK!  In order to do so, we keep tuition low and offer need based scholarships to all campers. 


A note from the Director:
"I started volunteering with NYCRC in 2009 and was so moved by the experience that I came on as a Director in 2010 and now work year round to keep NYCRC going strong.  This program truly changed my life.  The transformations I have seen in our campers and the confidence and empowerment they get from their camp experience is amazing and I am honored to be a part of it.  The fact of the matter is there are just so many children out there who can't afford instrument lessons, do not have access to music education, and are certainly not encouraged to pick up a guitar, microphone, or drum sticks, form their own band, play shows, and express themselves freely, openly and loudly.  NYCRC's goal is to change that!" 



The money we are raising will go toward camp expenses such as venue costs, workshop supplies and gear and most importantly to our Adopt-A-Camper Fund which helps insure we never have to turn a camper away because they can't afford it.  NYCRC wants to ensure that all NYC kids know they have a safe place to go and ROCK OUT for years to come!!!  Please help us reach that goal!

All donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE!!!!!! - when you send your donation it will be forwarded to Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities (YEAH!), our parent non-profit organization, and you will receive an email to fill out a donation form so that your donation can be awarded properly. If you would prefer to donate directly to NYCRC please visit and click on DONATE.

Thank you!


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And another big thank you goes out to our latest donors, James Gallen and Bethal and Mitch Bird!
Thank you so much y'all, we love you!
Keep it coming folks!!!
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OMG!!! Thanks to our latest donors Wendy Rusk, the Alford Family and my very dear friend Jamie Jackson, we have just reached 50% of our fundraising goal!!!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!
We are exactly 3 weeks away from camp and still have $2,000 left to raise...please keep it coming folks and please help us spread the word; share, post and tweet your little hearts out y'all, every penny counts!!!
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Big HUGE thank you to our latest donors, Scout Heyns, Tim Calabrese and Ruthie Murphy!!! We love you guys and really appreciate your rockin support!!! Keep it coming y'all!
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Thank you, thank you, thank you to our latest donors Pam Sette and Russ Blowers. Y'all ROCK and we love you!!!
We're getting there folks, keep it coming, every penny counts!!!
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$3,945 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 37 people in 85 months
Created April 10, 2012
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Jennifer Winegardner
81 months ago

We'll get you there!!!

81 months ago
81 months ago
Wagon Wheel
82 months ago

I Love...NYC Rock Camp! & The Kids Will Too!!

82 months ago

Sorry it's not more!!! Next year I really want to be involved. Miss you, Issa!

Herbs & Hops
82 months ago

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.

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