Wayside Center?s Summer Youth Organizing Camp!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Blog, Featured | Comments Off on Wayside Center?s Summer Youth Organizing Camp!

If you are high school aged youth in our region we invite you to this weekend long camp to connect with?other young people, learn about issues affecting youth communities, and have fun!! Join us for our?second annual youth organizing camp where we will:

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-Build relationships with other young people interested in making change in their communities and?schools

-Learn tools and strategies on how to make that change

-Better understand youth oppression and youth activism

-Gain an understanding of the difference between traditional education and popular education

-Gain an understanding of power and privilege in our communities and school systems

-Learn and practice facilitation skills

-Sit around the fire, swim in the creek, have fun, and meet new people!

Friday, July 26th – Sunday July 28th

Held at the Wayside Center

1100 Mill Pond Road

Faber, VA 22938

Arrive after 2:00pm on Friday, July 26th. Dinner will be served at 6:00pm with the first session of the?camp beginning after Friday dinner and ending with Sunday lunch at 1:00pm. As the curriculum is?cumulative, we ask that all participants arrive before the first session at 7:00pm, Friday and commit to?attending the entire workshop. If this is not possible, please do offer the space to another youth who?can attend throughout the weekend.

Contact Josh Diamond at josh@waysidecenter.org or at 540-421-2265 with any questions

We are asking for a suggested workshop fee of $50-$75 per youth for attending the camp. This would?help to drastically offset costs for food, lodging, materials and facilitation. However, do not let money?be a reason to not attend this workshop. We are willing to work with folks; please contact us if this is a?problem and we will work with you.

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