Building Community that is Humane, Compassionate and Just: Puget Sound Interfaith Youth Camp
At YMCA Camp Seymour (in Pierce County, on the Sound -- since 1905, American Camp Association accredited)
August 27 to September 1, 2006
For boys & girls entering the 7th and 8th grades
Girls & boys entering grades 7 & 8
~20 kids of other faith traditions
~Men and women
~At least 18 years old
~Experience with children
~Multi-state background check required
With the goal of a more peaceful and just world, the camp will offer a safe place for youth from a variety of faith and religious perspectives to be themselves, have a great time in a beautiful natural setting, and discover more about their common humanity. Organizers hope that campers’ growing understanding of each other’s worldviews will result in greater respect, appreciation, empathy and compassion.
There is no charge to attend the camp.
SPONSORS: Associated Ministries’ South Sound Peace & Justice Center, Islamic Center of Olympia, InterfaithWorks (Olympia), People for Peace Justice & Healing, Temple Beth El, YMCA Camp Seymour
CAMPERS contact Kathy Erlandson, 360-357-7224 or Interfaithworks@aol.com
COUNSELORS contact Rabbi Bruce Kadden, 253-564-7101 or firstname.lastname@example.org (18)
For general info, call Sallie Shawl, 253-383-3056, ext 105.