Social Justice Leadership Camp
July 12 - July 23| $300
Peace Learning Center is looking for open-minded, dedicated, and adventurous teens to participate in a two-week-long summer day camp. This camp will cultivate your leadership skills, introduce you to amazing people, and support you in developing your power for social justice. Following the camp, the group will meet monthly to continue our work for Social Justice.
The camp does have a sliding fee from $10-$200. However, if your family cannot afford to pay, please indicate that on your application. We promise that the price will NOT get in the way of your ability to be chosen for the program.
Here are some quick facts about the program:
- Cost: Sliding Fee Scale from $10-$300 (which also covers breakfast and lunch each day)
- Ages: 13-19 (at the time of camp)
- Camp Dates: July 12-23, 2021 (includes two overnights on Fridays – No camp on Sundays)
- Camp Time: 9 am to 4:00 pm
- Camp size: 7-15 participants + 2 adult and 2 youth counselors
- Main Location: Central Indianapolis
- Camp themes include: Who are you? Team Building, Social Justice Leadrship, Meet up with SJ Leaders, Community Tour, Racial Justice, Economic Justice, Gender and Sexuality Justice, Using your voice for power, Self-care, and Final Celebration!
If you are unable to complete this application online, please contact Clare Wildhack-Nolan at 317-327-7144.
After reviewing the applications we will then conduct phone interviews to make our final decisions on camp participants. We will begin interviews and admitting students in late May. Acceptance into the camp will be based on the individual’s enthusiasm and passion for attending the camp due to its content. Our goal is to include a diverse mixture of campers from across the entire city, including students from public, private and charter schools. If you are not admitted to this session, we encourage you to re-apply in the future. we hope all applicants can attend!
Due to covid-19 we will be masking, mostly outside, and distanced, with some possibilities of virtual days. We will be more specific as we see the data of infection closer to the dates of camp.