Fax information to (615) 843-4007.
Attention: Rod Devore
Or return via the mail to:
Rocketown Summer Sessions
P.O. Box 331129
Nashville, TN 37203
Regular sessions: $200/week. A $50 required and nonrefundable deposit will be deducted from the overall cost of the camp. A limited number of income-based scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Lunch and pre-care incur additional fees and are NOT covered by scholarship.
To obtain a scholarship application or to make an appointment to discuss assistance options, please contact Rod Devore at firstname.lastname@example.org, 615-843-4001.
Monday-Friday 9 am to 3 pm
Suggested ages: 9-18
We do our best to make sure your child’s belongings are safe. Ultimately, however, each individual is responsible for his or her belongings so please encourage your children to leave valuable processions at home.
To help assist your child, during breaks and lunchtime we will have a designated space available to lock up belongings.
We will also have lockers available all day in the skate park and in the upstairs hallway on a first come, first serve basis. Each individual must bring his or her own lock.
In the afternoon, from 1-3 pm, students will participate in an elective of their choice. Students will sign-up for these electives every morning. Choices will change each week, but past options have included: skateboarding, beat making, dance, fine arts, drums, guitar, film editing and more.
Skate Camps give your child the opportunity to learn some new tricks, perfect some old ones, meet some new friends, and skate all week long! Our camp is held in Middle-Tennessee’s only indoor air-conditioned skatepark, and our instructors are some of the best. No matter what skill level your child may be, our instructors work with the kids where they are at to help them improve their skill, style, and confidence. Helmets and waivers are required. The waiver must be notarized if parent is unable to sign in front of a staff member. A copy of the parent’s license is also required at the time of registration.
Summer Session Dance teaches the free flowing movements of old and new school hip-hop. Throughout the week, the class will also study the foundations of hip-hop dance and breaking. Kids of all ages are welcome and no prior experience is necessary.
The Rocketown Rhyme Lab is an interactive creative outlet that allows youth to tell their story, voice their frustrations and find hope and strength in their artistic means and distinct voice. Individuals learn to rap, sing, write, create beats and produce professional sounding tracks while also being given the opportunity to perform at Summer Sessions Showcase and future Rocketown events. The course is designed to help build teens’ confidence, provide positive, credible mentors and create a constructive vision of hope to many of the students’ dire circumstances.
The class will cover all the basics of photography and focus on such things as composition and lighting. Students in the class will work to create a portfolio that will be shown at the end of the week. The class will occasionally walk downtown to take pictures with Rocketown staff members. Rocketown does have some cameras available for student use.
Want to learn to shred on guitar? Or how to rock on drums? How about learning to be in a full band? Jam lab teaches the basics of playing instruments in a typical band including guitar, keys, bass, drums, and vocals. Students will practice playing instruments to perform their cover of their favorite songs! Instruments are available in the Jam Lab, no need to bring your own.
Students will learn the ins and outs of making their own short movie, as well as the basics to photography. They will write, produce, star in and edit a movie that will be premiered at the end of the week, and added to our Youtube Channel. Your child will learn team work and collaboration working in a group of students with the goal of completing a short movie. They will learn lighting, composition, audio, acting, and general camera operation. They will be using and learning Final Cut, iMovie, Photoshop, and Garageband. Not only will child be able show his or her movie to friends and relatives, but also come away with the knowledge to create and make movies.
Want to play basketball like Lebron or Kobe? Basketball camp begins with the fundamentals of basketball and training to make you play at the top of your game! Learn basics from passing and shooting to drills and plays that will take your game to the next level.
Gear heads helps students work with their hands to understand engines and motors. Students fix go carts and learn the basics of driving before taking to the course, racing in time trials and Mario Cart styled games! Only for ages 13-17. Waivers must be signed at the beginning of the week for student to participate.