"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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more Information!
Aresh Javadi - Co-Director, 917-518-9987, email@example.com
Kate Temple-West - Co-Director 917-548-9306, firstname.lastname@example.org
Leroy Huston - Coordinator, (718) 993-3519, email@example.com
Here is a Youtube video of our 2008 Summer Camp