PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

Camp Experiences

Camps are held in rural locations to provide youth with a unique and rewarding experience with other children from urban communities throughout the United States.

 

CAMP DATES:
Simsa June 22-29, 2019
Simba June 29 – July 6, 2019
Simba (Ohio) July 14-19, 2019
Myla July 29 – August 4, 2019

SIMBA

Safe In My Brothers’ Arms

SIMBA offers African American young men (ages 8-17) a safe space to examine their lives, their choices, and their futures. Based on a rites of passage model, the camp takes young males through a process which exposes the traps that lie waiting for them in their world, and lifts up the power and promise of African and African American culture and heritage.

 

SIMBA

SIMSA

Safe In My Sisters’ Arms

SIMSA offers African American young ladies (ages 8-17) a safe space to examine their lives, their choices, and their futures. Based on a rites of passage model, the camp takes young ladies through a process which exposes the traps that lie waiting for them in their world, and lifts up the power and promise of African and African American culture and heritage.

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MYLA

Multicultural Youth Leadership Academy

MYLA offers young men and ladies in high school (ages 13-16) a safe space where they will be developed and ror a multicultural world. Campers from multiple cultural backgrounds will form community with one another, experience the richness of each cultures’ heritage, and develop together as leaders. Participants should already exhibit leadership qualities and will be selected from a ts. Selections will be made to balance ratios between gender and cultures.

MYLA

Affiliate Locations:

  • Sowing Seeds – Chicago, IL
  • New Hope – DeKalb, IL
  • Shoresh – Rockford, IL
  • J. Jireh – Columbus, OH
  • Community Assets – Indianapolis, IN

Download SIMBA Registration Form

Download SIMBA Adult Lab Application

Download SIMSA Registration Form

Download SIMSA Adult Lab Application

Download MYLA Registration Form

Download MYLA Adult Lab Application

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