Current MRC Camps

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Camp Returns to MRC – Summer 2017

All teens in the Tri-State area in the 7th – 12th grade are welcome to rock out for 2 weeks of learning, creating, and playing non-stop music! Like all MRC programs, our camps offer a creative learning experience centered around the performing arts, but includes so much more!

//Chosen by Cincinnati Magazine as “Best Band Camp” in their Best of Cincinnati issue!//

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Available Sessions

Songwriting 101:  June 12-June 16


  • Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm

Every musical artists starts with a handful of chords…and a fun camp from your friends at Music Resource Center-Cincinnati. Dive into your songwriting journey with a performing arts camp focused on easy to learn music topics and activities that help youth build a foundation in making music. From first chords to slant rhymes–this camp is designed to help teens discover their creative voice in a cool, pro-studio environment.

This camp experience is open to individuals with any level of playing experience and includes:
  • Explore a variety of Musical Instruments
  • Beginner Workshops in Guitar, Piano, Bass, and Drums
  • Fundamental Songwriting Exercises
  • Studio Time
  • Prepare a Songwriter’s Circle with songs made during camp!


  • One Week:   $225

Rock & Record Camp is BACK!: June 19-June 30


  • Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm

MRC’s Rock & Record camp is about empowering youth by showing them they can do anything with a bit of training and practice. If you’ve been taking lessons in guitar, drums, piano, bass or vocals and are wondering what it’s all for, then this camp is for you! Come as a solo-artist or bring the band and prepare to: Jam with your fellow musicians. Take the stage to a room full of friends and fans. Make your way to the big time by recording your first rock & roll demo!


This camp experience is open to either individuals or bands, with at least 6 months experience on their instruments and includes:
  • Discover how to play music with other musicians
  • Techniques of recording in a state-of-the-art studio
  • Learning about the recording process and capturing your personality as a performer on tape!
  • How to rock out during a live “rock show”


  • One Week:   $225
  • Two Weeks: $400

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Jazz & Hip Hop: July 10-July 21


  • Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm

[Beat drop] Ready to be on the come up? Tap into your musical talents with a camp focused on tried-and-true concepts used by today’s Jazz and Hip Hop artists. This camp dives into improvisation and includes musical activities that will take your performing instincts to the next level, while pulling inspiration from material as diverse as Miles Davis to Kanye West. This camp does require some instrument proficiency and allows camp-goers the opportunity to record in our Multi-Track Studio!

This camp experience is open to either individuals or bands, with at least one year of experience on their instruments and includes:
  • Workshops & Top Improvisation Exercises
  • Recording in our state-of-the-art multi-track studio
  • Making cool things happen on-the-spot!
  • Preparing for a live “Get Down” Jam!


  • One Week:  $225
  • Two Weeks: $400

How to Apply

Register at MRC or Download Your Application Now! Completed application can be mailed or delivered (during operating hours) to our studio located at 3032 Woodburn Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206, or scanned and e-mailed to

How to Pay

Send check to Music Resource Center, Attn: Nick Rose, 3032 Woodburn Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206, or pay online.

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Have More Questions?

Potential campers or parents may call us at 513-834-8304 or stop by the studio during operating hours.

OR check out our Camps FAQ Page.


Don’t Miss Out on this fun experience only offered during the summer!