Guitar Camp

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“I often think in music.
I live my daydreams in song.”
-Albert Einstein
BE A REAL GUITAR HERO!

Do you have rock and roll dreams?
Here’s your chance to learn how to play the acoustic guitar! Whether you’ve ever picked up a guitar or if you already have mad skills, our guitar camp is the ideal setting for beginning to advanced students.

Learn chords, tabs, picking, strumming, music theory and song writing – the first steps into the musical journey of a lifetime. Perform rock, pop & classical and even write an original song. As you progress, you will learn the finer points as you gain mastery of your instrument.

Each Guitar Camp session is one week in length with 8 weeks available.  In each session, our young musicians will make their mark on the music scene by learning and performing rock, pop and even classical guitar pieces. They can also enjoy the creative process of writing and performing an original song. As if that weren’t enough, our guitar heroes will rise to new heights in music by working in concert with Performing Arts Workshops’ Theater Camp and perform before a live audience, showcasing the skills they have learned.

You never know where the journey could take you. Just imagine, someday playing your guitar at the Hollywood Bowl, scoring a live production of a famous American musical or playing in a rock band at the House of Blues!

Students must provide their own guitar! For ages 8-14.
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PAW GUITAR CAMP DEMO REEL

“When I was 13, I asked for a guitar.
And that’s how I really started explaining my point of view.”
-Katy Perry

~ GUITAR CAMP CURRICULUM ~
WORKSHOPS
Music Theory & Appreciation
Guitar Terminology & Tech Talk
Guitar Technique: Chords, Tabs, Picking, Strumming
How To Play: Rock, Pop, Classical, Country, Blues
Song Interpretation & Ear Training
Rhythm & Lead Guitar
Performance Technique
Song Writing

“The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, every string a different voice.”
-Andres Segovia

      2023 SUMMER DATES
Guitar Camp for ages 8 to 14

Week 1:  JUNE 20 – JUNE 23
Week 2:  JUNE 26 – JUNE 30
Week 3:  JULY 3  –  JULY 7
Week 4:  JULY 10 – JULY 14
Week 5:  JULY 17 – JULY 21
Week 6:  JULY 24 – JULY 28
Week 7:  JULY 31 – AUG 4
Week 8:  AUG 7 – AUG 11

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CAMP LIVE PERFORMANCES

Performance Call Time 2:00pm
(Doors open after 1:30pm for early seating!)
Working in concert with PAW’s Musical Theater Camp, our guitar players will showcase their skills during PAW’s live theatrical production.

2023 CAMP LOCATIONS & SCHEDULES

Center Street Elementary School
700 Center Street, El Segundo, CA 90245 (In Auditorium)
Weeks 3 & 6 are available.

Drop-off & supervised playtime available from 8:45am to 9:00am.
Camp Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm – Pick-up & playtime until 3:10pm.

(Doors open at 8:00am for Sunrise Students. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

(Extended Play is available from 3:10pm – 5:00pm. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

Temple Ramat Zion
17655 Devonshire Street, Northridge, CA 91325 (In Auditorium)
Weeks 4, 7, & 8 are available.

Drop-off & supervised playtime available from 8:45am to 9:00am.
Camp Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm – Pick-up & playtime until 3:20pm.

(Doors open at 8:00am for Sunrise Students. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

(No Extended Play at this location, doors close at 3:20pm.)

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center
1434 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107 (In Auditorium)
Weeks 1, 3, & 6 are available.

Drop-off & supervised playtime available from 8:45am to 9:00am.
Camp Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm – Pick-up & playtime until 3:10pm.

(Doors open at 8:00am for Sunrise Students. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

(Extended Play is available from 3:10pm – 5:00pm. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

Ascension Lutheran
26231 Silver Spur Road, Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 (In Auditorium)
Weeks 1 & 8 are available. 

Drop-off & supervised playtime available from 8:45am to 9:00am.
Camp Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm – Pick-up & playtime until 3:20pm.

(Doors open at 8:00am for Sunrise Students. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

(No Extended Play at this location, doors close at 3:20pm.)

Temple Menorah
1101 Camino Real, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (In Auditorium)
Weeks 2 & 5 are available. 

Drop-off & supervised playtime available from 8:45am to 9:00am.
Camp Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm – Pick-up & playtime until 3:10pm.

(Doors open at 8:00am for Sunrise Students. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

(Extended Play is available from 3:10pm – 5:00pm. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

Bridges Academy
3921 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, CA 91604 (In Auditorium)
Weeks 2 & 5 are available.

Drop-off & supervised playtime available from 8:45am to 9:00am.
Camp Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm – Pick-up & playtime until 3:10pm.

(Doors open at 8:00am for Sunrise Students. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

(Extended Play is available from 3:10pm – 5:00pm. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

St. Andrews Community Center
11555 National Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064 (In Auditorium)
Weeks 4 & 7 are available.

Drop-off & supervised playtime available from 8:45am to 9:00am.
Camp Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm – Pick-up & playtime until 3:10pm.

(Doors open at 8:00am for Sunrise Students. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

(Extended Play is available from 3:10pm – 5:00pm. See Tuition At-A-Glance.)

“My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.”
-Joan Jett

CHOOSE YOUR CAMP DISCOUNT!!!

Camp discounts, gift certificates, or coupons may be enjoyed
but not combined.

   Summer in December (Sign up by Dec. 31st) ~ 25% OFF & a free t-shirt

   Early Bird Discount (Sign up by Feb. 28th) ~ 20% OFF

   Extend the Fun Discount (Multiple Sessions at Registration) ~ 15% OFF

   Loyalty Discount (Returning Student) ~ 10% OFF

   Sibling Discount ~ 10% OFF

   PAW Pals Discount (Enroll with a friend) ~ 10% OFF

   1st Time Camper (Give PAW a Try) ~ $50 Camp Dollars OFF Tuition

“My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.”
-Joan Jett

CAMP TUITION & EXTENDED PLAY

GUITAR CAMP: $485 per 1 week session
(Be sure to select your camp discount when you register!)

SUNRISE STUDENT  8:00am-8:45am
$15 per day when paid by the day as needed or it’s reduced to $10 per day when paid in advance for the full session.

EXTENDED PLAY  3:10pm-5:00pm (where available):
$25 per day when paid by the day as needed or it’s reduced to $20 per day when paid in advance for the full session.

PARTICIPATION AND CAMP ACTIVITIES

  • We at Performing Arts Workshops work to provide a non-competitive, nurturing and fun environment for our campers. Children are enrolled in camp on a first come, first served basis. No audition is necessary.
  • Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.
  • We reserve the right to determine inclusion of musical pieces for live performances at our discretion.
  • Any special clothing, costumes or dress is provided by the parents.
  • The Guitar Camp recital is performed in concert with the PAW Musical Theater Camp. The recital is free and attended by the friends and family members of our campers.

Enjoy a day in the life of our PAW campers.

Part Art…Part Play…ALL FUN!

“I’d like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we’ve passed the audition.”
-John Lennon

Get in Touch

📬 MAILING ADDRESS: 
904 Silver Spur Rd., #402
Rolling Hills Estates CA 90274
📞 PHONE:
💌 EMAIL:
performingartsla@aol.com
🕖 OFFICE HOURS:
9am-5pm Mon-Fri
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