Peace Camps

Posted on April 21, 2006

[posted from Idealist.org]

Peace Camps

JULY 17-21 9am-3pm
Students will experience a ?World of Peace.? Campers will embark on a multicultural adventure exploring peace traditions from around the world through special presentations, arts and crafts, and group games. They will gain tools to create personal peace and solve their conflicts nonviolently as they learn how other famous peacemakers from around the world have made positive changes in themselves and the world around them.

JULY 24-28 9am-3pm
Campers will embark on a magical journey! Through games, set and costume design, and play practice for all ages, they will learn to use their heads, hearts and courage to visit the land of OZ. Campers use their new conflict resolution skills to help Dorothy and her friends down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City by participating in the ?Wizard of Peace? play. Performance for parents and friends is scheduled for the last day of camp.

Peace Camp 2006 will be a special event for your child to participate in. We at The Peace Center believe that children can be the best peacemakers in our community. Peace Camp 2006 will help children gain leadership skills as well as teach them peaceful ways for handling conflict through crafts, games, and storytelling!

The Peace Center is a nonprofit organization that has been a leader in the fields of violence prevention, and peace and conflict resolution for over twenty years. In 2005, The Peace Center has made peace a priority by working with over 10,000 individuals through its programs for children, ?at-risk? teens, parents, educators and community members. We offer a variety of programs designed specifically for schools, the community and businesses.

Visit our website or call to register for camp! Ask about discounts and scholarships.

This event is for: Students entering 1st-6th grade gain leadership, peacemaking and friendship skills while learning how to peacefully resolve conflict through crafts, games, storytelling, acting, and group activities designed to foster diversity appreciation, and improve communication, cooperation and good decision-making.

URL: http://www.thepeacecenter.org


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