Diversity camp 2015 is set! This innovative camp will be hosted in partnership with the Pleasanton Unified School District at the Amador Valley High School's Multipurpose room for middle school students on July 27th -31st. Space is limited and scholarships for need-based Students are available, thanks in part to the Clorox Company and the City of Pleasanton.
This program will introduce students to cultural diversity through performing and visual arts which includes African dance, African drumming, and crafts. Exposure to different cultures and cultural enrichment fosters a greater understanding and appreciation of other members in the community and helps enable diversity awareness, which allows our youth to become more responsible and respectful citizens. Cheza Nami Foundation will provide an artistic platform through global education of African art and culture to educate and enlighten the lives of the children in the Tri-Valley.
Dates:July 27th-July 31st 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: Amador Valley High School Multi Purpose Room.
Grades: 6th, 7th & 8th
Cost: $250 (need based scholarships available)
(snack is served)
For more information, visit http://www.chezanami.org/diversity-and-culture-camp-2015.html
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Cheza Nami Foundation
Founded in 2011, "Cheza Nami" is Swahili for "Come play with me". Cheza Nami is a California based 501(c)3 non-profit organization, with headquarters in Pleasanton, California. Cheza Nami teaches African culture through dance, play and movement, using a play based model to teach cultural awareness to children in Northern California and worldwide. Our mission is to preserve and encourage the appreciation of African culture by inspiring and educating the American public about Africa’s extensive and unique attributes, regardless of their heritage of origin. Cheza Nami believes in a play-based, experiential approach to education and teaches African culture, through dance, play, and movement. We use cultural activities such as dance, drumming, imaginative play, and song to provide interactive and educational experiences to youth and adults.