“Rise Up and Green the Bronx” Free Summer Camp 2014

“Rise Up and Green the Bronx” Free Summer Camp 2014

"Rise up and Green the Bronx!" Free Summer Camp runs
 at Padre Plaza Community Garden- June 27th through July 18th, including the July 4th weekend overnight 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

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
• Arts
• Music

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.

Call right now to register, early bird gets the worm!


Location and Drop-off at:
Padre Plaza Community Garden – St. Anns and 139th

Camp Dates/hours: June 27th- July 18th
9am- 4pm weekdays at Padre Plaza Garden
July3rd- July 7th Overnight trip, parents and kids - camping upstate
Applications & more Info please contact:
Aresh Javadi at More Gardens! 917-518-9987 or aresh@moregardens.org

For more Information!
Aresh Javadi - Co-Director, 917-518-9987, aresh@moregardens.org
Kate Temple-West - Co-Director 917-548-9306, katetemplewest@gmail.com
Leroy Huston - Coordinator, (718) 993-3519, leroyhuston@gmail.com

Here is a Youtube video of our 2008 Summer Camp