Article by: Scout Collins
THE KIDS ACTIVIST CAMP IS A FUN AND WORTHWHILE WAY FOR YOUR 5-13 YEAR OLD(S) TO SPEND THE LAST PA DAY OF THE YEAR!
Kids are invited to learn about global education, while building teamwork skills, and meeting other like-minded youth at the Kids Activist Camp! Our camp is a positive space to build on strengths and talents, and encourages children to become more grateful and caring. Hosting at Rennie Park gets kids active and outdoors. Kids get to make new friends, learn about world issues and how to take a stand. The goal is to educate, provide a creative atmosphere, and teach kids about changing the world!
The camp offers activities like team games, arts like acting, moviemaking, drawing, and music, reading, discussions, crafts, sports and more. Each child will get individualized attention, and a chance for their strengths to shine! Educating kids about what’s going on in the world and what they can do to help creates educated, compassionate citizens later on.
This camp is in partnership with the Shukrana Foundation, a registered Canadian family-run charity founded in Oakville. Since their founding in 2014, they have used over $115,000 towards education in India and Peru. A cornerstone of Shukrana is its emphasis on getting kids involved – so far kids have fundraised over $1,300 for education, in addition to other activities. The camp is free, but donations are encouraged as 100% of the funds will go to helping kids in India go to school.
Sign up at the Shukrana Foundation website, www.shukrana.org/sign-up.html. The camp is set for Friday June 29th from 12:30-6pm on the field area of Rennie Park. Learn more at www.shukrana.org/kids-camp.html