If your kid watched movies like 'Camp Rock' and 'School of Rock' and dreamed of attending a program like those, then look no further than this youth summer music program.

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The University of Northern Iowa has been putting on something called "Amp Camp" for the past several years. It is a summer music camp that takes place at UNI's School of Music.

Young attendees ranging between the ages of 9 and 19 will learn how to jam out from some of Eastern Iowa's best and brightest musicians. They will cover various musical styles ranging from country, pop, rock, hip-hop, and R&B, according to the official website.


No musical experience is needed for this four-day musical camp. Amp Camp will take place over the course of several days, starting on July 17th and wrapping up July 21st.

If you register before June 1st, you'll be able to get a deal on the registration fees.

Early Registration Fees (Before June 1st):

Commuter (Ages 9-11) - $375
Commuter (Ages 12-19) - $390 
Residence (Ages 12-19) - $650

Regular Registration Fees (On or After June 1st):

Commuter (Ages 9-11) - $425
Commuter (Ages 12-19) - $440 
Residence (Ages 12-19) - $700

The registration fees cover the workshops/masterclasses, band practice with coaches, end of camp jamfest, and a camp t-shirt.

For more details and to register you or your child for the camp, make sure to check out the UNI website here.

All musical instruments will be provided for the campers.

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