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June 2018

Peace Camp 2018 – Week One

June 4 - June 8
Houston Mennonite Church, 1231 Wirt Rd.
Houston, TX 77055 United States
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“Justice” is the theme this summer for Peace Camp 2018.  This is an alternative day camp from 9am -3pm, for children ages 5-18.  The focus will be on developing inner peace and building problem solving skills.  Yoga, gardening, special guests, using puppets co-operative games, and cooking are some of the activities planned.  Youth who are 13 and older will have a curriculum that deals with gun control, racism, LGBTQ issues, PTSD, and other more mature topics. Although several sessions are at churches, the camp is not religious.

With violence permeating our culture, let’s make teaching peace a priority!

Week One takes place June 4th-8th at the Houston Mennonite Church - 1231 Wirt Rd. Houston 77055

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Peace Camp 2018 – Week Two

June 18 - June 22
First Congregational Church of Houston, 10840 Beinhorn Road
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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“Justice” is the theme this summer for Peace Camp 2018. This is an alternative day camp from 9am -3pm, for children ages 5-18. The focus will be on developing inner peace and building problem solving skills. Yoga, gardening, special guests, using puppets co-operative games, and cooking are some of the activities planned. Youth who are 13 and older will have a curriculum that deals with gun control, racism, LGBTQ issues, PTSD, and other more mature topics. Although several sessions are at churches, the camp is not religious.

With violence permeating our culture, let’s make teaching peace a priority!

Week Two takes place June 18th-22nd at the First Congregational Church, 10840 Beinhorn Rd.  Houston 77024

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July 2018

Peace Camp 2018 – Week Three

July 9 - July 13
Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1900 Bering Dr.
Houston, 77057
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“Justice” is the theme this summer for Peace Camp 2018. This is an alternative day camp from 9am -3pm, for children ages 5-18. The focus will be on developing inner peace and building problem solving skills. Yoga, gardening, special guests, using puppets co-operative games, and cooking are some of the activities planned. Youth who are 13 and older will have a curriculum that deals with gun control, racism, LGBTQ issues, PTSD, and other more mature topics. Although several sessions are at churches, the camp is not religious.

With violence permeating our culture, let’s make teaching peace a priority!

Week Three takes place July 9th-13th at the Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1900 Bering Dr. Houston 77057

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Peace Camp 2018 – Week Four

July 23 - July 27
Cameron Retreat Center, 2402 Holcombe
Houston, TX 77021 United States
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“Justice” is the theme this summer for Peace Camp 2018. This is an alternative day camp from 9am -3pm, for children ages 5-18. The focus will be on developing inner peace and building problem solving skills. Yoga, gardening, special guests, using puppets co-operative games, and cooking are some of the activities planned. Youth who are 13 and older will have a curriculum that deals with gun control, racism, LGBTQ issues, PTSD, and other more mature topics. Although several sessions are at churches, the camp is not religious.

With violence permeating our culture, let’s make teaching peace a priority!

Week Four takes place July 23rd-27th at the Cameron Retreat Center, 2405 Holcombe Blvd. Houston 77021

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Peace Camp 2018 – Week Five

July 30 - August 3
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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“Justice” is the theme this summer for Peace Camp 2018. This is an alternative day camp from 9am -3pm, for children ages 5-18. The focus will be on developing inner peace and building problem solving skills. Yoga, gardening, special guests, using puppets co-operative games, and cooking are some of the activities planned. Youth who are 13 and older will have a curriculum that deals with gun control, racism, LGBTQ issues, PTSD, and other more mature topics. Although several sessions are at churches, the camp is not religious.

With violence permeating our culture, let’s make teaching peace a priority!

Week Five takes place July 30th-August 3rd at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St. Houston 77004

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October 2018

Yoga and Meditation Mini-Retreat

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Council on Recovery, 303 Jackson Hill St #1
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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$20

Yoga and Meditation retreat with breakout sessions and plant based lunch provided.

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Camp Congress for Girls Houston Fall 2018

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center, 7702 South Main Street
Houston, 77030
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$140 - $160

Camp Congress for Girls Houston Fall 2018 is a leadership program that introduces girls ages 9 to 15 to politics. Camp begins with a lesson on the structure of our political system. Each girl will choose to run for a seat in the US House of Representatives, the US Senate or for the presidency. She will create her own campaign with a platform, campaign slogan, campaign finance plan, campaign marketing materials and a political ad for YouTube. All campers will register to vote and then vote in an election. Once elected to Congress and sworn in, the newly installed members of Congress will learn how to introduce a bill, debate the merits of the bill, lobby fellow legislators, collaborate with the Executive branch and finally vote on the proposed bill. Camp will culminate with a ceremonial signing of the bill by our Ms. President. Girl Scouts participating in Camp Congress for Girls Houston will earn a Citizen Legacy Badge for participation. All participants will receive Certificate of Completion.

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