Jane Addams was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace
Prize. She was a pioneer settlement worker,
a sociologist, author,
leader in the women's suffragette
and Peace movements.
about building a peaceful and stronger community is at the heart of this
fun and enlightening camp.
|Jane Addams Peace Camp's mission is to foster an understanding of peace and
through art, music, drama, games, stories and discussion.
activities are designed to promote:
■Listening to our inner voice
■Appreciation of other cultures and
ways of thinking
■Caring for the Earth
■Peace, Justice and Compassion
When: August 7-11, 2017, 9am to 3pm each day.
(Pre-camp orientation: Sunday, August 6, 2-3pm)
Location: The marvelous outdoors of the Orchard School campus
just a few minutes off Highway 1 in Aptos, at
2288 Trout Gulch Road.
Schedule: The week includes:
■Small group activities by age
■Free choice activities
■Entire camp activities
■Lots of fun and friendship!
Staff: Experienced counselors with training in Non-Violent
Communications and skilled volunteers.
Volunteer opportunities: Parents are welcome to participate
by helping with cooking and transportation. Artists and educators
are also welcome to donate their skills and talents
Cost: $200 - includes
snacks, lunch, camp T-shirt and group photo, and all supplies.
Financial Aid is made available for any child needing
assistance to participate.
To apply, please send an email to
describing your family's
economic situation. Include how much of the $200 fee you
can afford to pay. The registrar will contact you to discuss your
Older Youth Program: Teens entering grades 7-8-9
will focus on developing skills in peacemaking and social justice and
explore qualities of leadership and compassion in creative and fun ways.
Teen Interns*: This new program affords
teens entering grades 10 through 12 a chance to be mentored by trained
staff and assist in leading camp favorites such as Free Choice
Activities and Games. Interns will develop their leadership and
NVC skills and explore their own calling towards social justice and
strategies for peace within themselves and in community. Interns
serve the camp in exchange for a full scholarship.
* A limited
number of Teen Internships are available.
Please contact Gaby (after April 20) at 831-462-9023 to be considered.