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The goal of Learning Peace: A Camp for Kids is to give children tools that encourage understanding, inspire connection and build sustainable peace.

What do I need to know about Peace Camp?

  • Learning Peace is a FREE day camp in Nampa for children ages 6-13

  • Learning Peace is held July 22-25, 2019 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Learning Peace is held at the Hispanic Cultural Center, 315 Stampede Drive, Nampa, ID

  • Learning Peace Campers are supervised and covered by insurance

  • Registration will open May 1, 2019, watch this site for details

  • We are on Facebook as learningpeacenampa

  • Learning Peace will be a part of Idaho Gives on Thursday, May 2nd, a statewide on line giving day for non profits. Check out our profile at www.idahogives.com

What will my child learn at Peace Camp?

  • Conflict resolution through practical tools for becoming active peacemakers

  • Connecting with nature through cooperative, team-building activities while enjoying the outdoors

  • Media literacy by teaching discernment about digital information sources

  • Mindful movement through quietness, and physical movement

  • Music appreciation, self-expression through art, and learning with people from different cultural backgrounds.

Registration for Learning Peace 2019 will open May 1st.

Watch this site and our Facebook pages for details.

Please DO NOT register before May 1st.

Our new registration page is being designed, and will be ready May 1st.

Are you interested in volunteering?

  • We are recruiting for all volunteer areas in Learning Peace:

    • Subject teachers for these areas - Connecting with Nature, Conflict Resolution, Media Literacy, Mindful Movement

    • Group Guides shepherd small groups of children to activities and classes

    • Field trip leaders organize groups for the bus ride to Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge and provide supervision during the trip

    • Island time supervisors help children take a break from structured activities with quiet time, stories, and rest

    • General Volunteers assist with registration, giving directions, answering questions, helping with arts and crafts, lunches and snacks, and cleaning and maintaining our spaces at the Hispanic Cultural Center

  • Any time you can offer or skills you can share are greatly needed, even if it is just a few hours or some of the days during the camp time! Contact our Coordinator (information below) to share your interests and ideas.

  • Our Volunteer Dinner will be held Thursday, May 9th, 2019, at 6 pm, at Grace Episcopal Church, Nampa. All are welcome - past, present, and future volunteers. No RSVP is necessary, come if you are interested in volunteering at Learning Peace. An overview of our program will be featured, and you will hear from other volunteers. Our Volunteer Safety Training will be Monday, July 15th, at 7 pm, at Grace Episcopal Church, Nampa. This training is required for NEW volunteers and past volunteers will be available to answer questions. You do not need to volunteer for all days of Learning Peace. Volunteers are welcome for any days and times that you are available. High school age youth are encouraged to volunteer, and will work alongside adults at Learning Peace.

Any questions can be directed to

Learning Peace Camp Coordinator Diane McGeoch

learningpeacenampa@gmail.com
208.685.9363

“I can be a buddy, not a bully.”

“Discrimination hurts.”

“I’m going to try and make new friends and help others.”

“I can listen better and understand more."

Quotes from 2018 Learning Peace participants