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Culture Camp 2019 | The Creative Culture Conference for Educators

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City Year Headquarters of Idealism

287 Columbus Avenue

Boston, MA 02116

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CULTURE CAMP is a creative culture conference curated especially for traditional and non-traditional educators. Explore, learn, and connect with different cultures through craft, cuisine, music, and dance.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

We live in a global community – and our local learning environments are microcosms of the vibrancy and vitality of the world’s rich diversity of cultures and traditions.

CULTURE CAMP is a daylong creative culture conference curated for traditional and non-traditional educators presented by purple suitcase. It is designed to provide new learning, skills, and inspiration. This learning lab is constructed to spark and support learning environment exploration that celebrates the unique diversity of our communities and builds bridges of understanding and discovery for students.

​WHAT YOU’LL LEARN + EXPERIENCE

2 Exploration Campfires2 WorkshopsA Cultural IndabaA Global Tasting Lunch

Our unique mix of curated experiences and gathered resources from artisans, chefs, musicians, and cultural experts will spark and deepen your cultural knowledge and toolkit. The day is programmed to inspire and increase innovation. You will explore ways to adapt cultural modules for your teaching environments and connect with fellow CULTURE CAMPers to exchange best practices and forge collaborations.

​JOIN US + TRAVEL AROUND THE GLOBE IN A DAY!

Come journey with us, excite your senses, fill your spirit, and leave with a "suitcase" filled with resources that will inspire, enrich, and delight your students!

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE EDUCATOR or want to support an educator?

Underwrite an educator (Underwriter Ticket) and gift them a day of exploration, learning, and fun as the winter holidays approach or just because! We will match your ticket purchase with a local educator or let us know who you would like to gift.

SCHEDULE

CULTURE CAMP offers a day-long immersion in multi-cultural traditions and enrichment with experiential programming: two resource campfires, two workshops, a culture indaba, and a lunch & learn featuring offerings from around the globe. Highlights include:

• TRADITIONAL TABLES | A demonstration and conversation about "traditional tables" from many cultures including: the Japanese Tea Ceremony, the Passover Seder Table, the Persian Nowruz ​Haft-Seen, and the Ramadan break fast Iftar

• GLOBAL RHYTHMS – A listening tour around the world in partnership with Putumayo Music

• TRADITIONAL DRESS – Learn about the traditions, components, and how to wear an Indian sari, Japanese kimono, and Nigerian gelé

• GLOBAL TASTINGS – Taste your way around the globe in partnership with ChopChop Magazine

• GLOBAL PATTERNSDiscover traditional patterns from many cultures

PROGRAM FOR THE DAY

9:00AM ... Check-In + Morning Treats

9:30AM ... Opening Campfire : cultural context 360

10:30AM ... Workshops : spin the globe

12:00PM ... Culture Indaba : the single story

12:30PM ... Global Tastings (lunch) : food + culture | spotlighting Edible Schoolyard and No Kid Hungry

2:00PM ... Workshops : building stories

3:30PM ... Closing Campfire : your culture toolkit

4:30PM ... Program Ends

PRICING

EDUCATOR CULTURE CAMPer TICKET : $250

UNDERWRITER TICKET - underwrite an educator: $250

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​ABOUT PURPLE SUITCASE

Purple Suitcase, a cultural education organization, founded CULTURE CAMP for those looking to discover resources for their learning environments, from school classrooms and after-school programs to homeschooling environments and camps.

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