Rock University Camp 2019

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Heid Music Rock U Rock n' Roll Summer Camp
The best rock school in Wisconsin is at Heid Music! Welcome to Rock U!
Looking for a music summer camp in Wisconsin? Try Heid Music's Rock U!
Music Summer Camp for Rock n Roll! It's Heid Music Rock U!
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Questions? Call 920.831.4990 ext 124, or email

Why Choose U?

Have you ever wanted to join a band but didn’t know where to start? Then Rock University is the perfect place for you!

Rock U aspires to take you from the practice room to the classroom and ultimately the stage. Learn from exceptional teachers, musicians and music-industry specialists, including Mile of Music original artists.

Campers gain the skills to create, communicate, rehearse and prepare for performances with a band. This thrilling, jam-packed, rockin’ camp week equips them with the tools to be the musician they want to become!

Parents, too, will benefit from this affordable summer camp that encourages new friendships, interactive learning, social skills and more.

Camp Highlights
Students will spend each day of camp rehearsing, participating in discussions, and attending classes and workshops to prepare for a live rock performance, complete with makeover and photo session:

  • Instrument breakout sessions
  • Rock theory and history
  • Marketing, including band name and logo design
  • Songwriting
  • Performance skills
  • And more!

Admission Requirements

  • Ages 11-18 (exceptions made on a case-by-case basis)
  • Basic skill level on instrument (minimum of one year of lessons recommended)
  • Guitar, bass, drums, vocalists and nontraditional rock instruments (including but not limited to violin, saxophone, trumpet, etc.)
  • Placement Auditions: July 17, 5-8 p.m. and July 19, 3-6 p.m. at Heid Music Appleton (308 E. College Avenue)


  • August 5-9, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Xavier Middle School (2626 N. Oneida Street, Appleton)
  • Enroll by July 12: $280
  • Concert: August 9, 6 p.m. at Xavier Middle School

Thank You to our 2019 Partners

  • Xavier Middle School
  • Salon Aura
  • Debbie Daanen Photography
  • Mile of Music
  • Appleton Downtown, Inc.
  • History Musem at the Castle/History of the Guitar Exhibit
  • Rock Garden Studio

Enrollment Form