Beat Academy

  • Cambridge, MA
  • Camp Type: Day
  • Age of Campers: 10 - 14
  • Gender of Campers: Coed

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We welcome all aspiring DJs between the ages of 10-14 to Beat Academy! Join us for our week-long, DJ boot camp.  MMMMaven will host a variety of different workshops and activities in our state-of-the-art facilities in Central Square.

Over the course of the week, campers will learn the ins and outs of djing on industry- leading equipment and software, including the number 1 dj software in the U.S., Serato. Students will produce their first six song mini-mix with differnet styles and genres, then see if they have what it takes to play in front of a crowd of screaming fans.

DJ Workshops

  • Intro to beat-matching
  • Basic mixing
  • Microphone & stage presence
  • Recording
  • Industry standard equipment (Akai, Numark, Serato, Ableton, Keith McMillen)

Additional Workshops

  • Music Business
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Effects
  • Music Production: Edits & Mashups
  • Midi Mapping
  • VJing (djing with videos)
  • Breakdancing
  • Song writing and vocal coaching
  • Piano and Music Theory
  • Crate Digging: finding music, record shopping, mp3 pools

Indoor & Outdoor Activities

  • Musical Jeopardy
  • Sports (kickball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, basketball)

What’s Included

  • Swag Bag – including gear & materials from some of our industry partners
  • USB with recorded music
  • Promo/branding materials

Graduation Concert

  • Family/friends invited to the graduation where all students will perform a live dj set
  • Food and refreshments will be provided

Session Schedule

  • 8-9: early drop off
  • 9-10: ice breakers and games
  • 10-12: 2 hour dj workshop
  • 12-1: lunch
  • 1-2: outdoor activities and games
  • 2-3: guest speakers
  • 3-5: 2 hour workshop/practice

Registration and Fees

  • $1,000/week
  • Discounts for families with 2 or more campers
  • 30% deposit due to reserve spot
  • Remaining balance due by the first day of camp
  • Early drop off available
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