Rise up and Green the Bronx! Free Summer Camp 2014
at Padre Plaza Garden runs throughout July, including the July 4th weekend Upstate Camping with parent/guardian!
Come join our exciting camp for 10-14 years olds!
Free for all!
The camp offers Free Organic Lunch and Snacks
The Summer Youth Camp will:
Grow plants to improve lung health!
Learn all about the different wild life!
Visit butterflies and their environments!
Canoe, Yoga, Sing, Swim, tree climb!
Make art, giant puppets, have a parade and so much more!
Description of Our Program!
Environmental, Health and Food Justice
• Planting neighborhood trees
• Growing fresh vegetables and medicinal herbs
• Creative workshops on environmental health and food justice
• Cooking and learning healthy eating for and by campers, parents, staff
Advanced Learning, and Development Skills. Through games and creative collaborations campers, parents and junior counselors learn:
• Nature awareness
• Physical Education such as swimming, tree climbing, canoeing
• Native American History and Culture
• Team building
• Social and Political Engagement
Community Building, Empowerment, and Strengthening Families: Campers and their families return year after year, strengthening ties, and share positive experiences.
• We will partner with Be Present Organization whose transformative workshops and staff training provide tools for dialogue & practice on the impact of race, gender, class, & power issues on well-being, effectiveness and sustainability.
For more Information!
Aresh Javadi - Co-Director, 917-518-9987, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kate Temple-West - Co-Director 917-548-9306, email@example.com
Leroy Huston - Coordinator, (718) 993-3519, firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a Youtube video of our 2008 Summer Camp