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Girls just wanna rock!

As seen in the Athens NEWS:

Girls just wanna rock!
Camp aims to empower young women with music

By: McKenzie Powell
Athens NEWS Contributor

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]rowing up as a young woman in a society often viewed as patriarchal and degrading toward females can be difficult and confusing.

This, unfortunately, can lead to self-consciousness and lack of pride in young women. This is where Athens Rock Camp for Girls enters the picture.

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Athens Rock Camp for Girls 2014 campers

“How can we empower girls to feel like their words are worth something and they can work together to create powerful connections and powerful music that can inspire other girls and women and people?” asks Cindy Crabb, camp coordinator of the four-year-old local program.

The answer for Crabb and others was the 2010 creation of Athens Rock Camp for Girls, a one-week guitar, drums, bass and vocal camp for girls ranging in age from 12 to 18.

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