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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 will be held July 13-16, 2020 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

  • Learning Peace 2020 registration will open on May 1st, 2020 on this website

  • We are on Facebook as learningpeacenampa

  • We have a new Play for Peace group, The Gems of Idaho, participating in events throughout Nampa this year and next year to support the goals of Learning Peace: A Camp for Kids

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.

  • Cooperative learning, group building, and peaceful games taught by our Play for Peace Group, The Gems of Idaho

Registration for Learning Peace 2020 will open on May 1st, 2020 on this website.

Check this website and our facebook page learningpeacenampa for updates

Join us July 13-16, 2020 for the next Learning Peace.

Are you interested in volunteering?

  • We are grateful for all of the volunteers who make Learning Peace possible.

  • We are recruiting for our 2020 Camp - read our job descriptions for more information.

  • We can match your gifts and interests to our Learning Peace needs. Contact our Coordinator if you want more information on volunteer opportunities.

  • Our Volunteer Dinner, for past volunteers and those interested in volunteering in 2020, will be held Thursday, May 14th, at 6:30 pm, at Grace Episcopal Church, Nampa.

  • Our Volunteer Orientation and Training will be Monday, June 22nd, at 7 pm, at Grace Episcopal Church, Nampa.

  • Learning Peace: A Camp for Kids is July 13-16, 9 am to 3 pm, at the Hispanic Cultural Center.

  • You can volunteer for all of the days or some of the days.

    • 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

  • A Play for Peace group The Gems of Idaho was formed at our 2019 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.”

“This is a great opportunity in our community; kids and adults experiencing peace making together.”

My kids love Learning Peace. We have it on our summer schedule every year.”

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

“I can listen better and understand more."

Quotes from Adult and Youth Learning Peace participants

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