Peace Village Newport, a summer day camp for students entering grades 1-6 is finishing its annual program on Friday, July 19 at 2:30 pm. in the Atrium at OCCC. Parents, family and friends are invited to share the Closing Circle where campers will share some of what they have learned, and sing some of the Peace Village songs, led by Rand Bishop, music leader.
The Peace Village curriculum offers students practical skills of conflict resolution, media literacy, and ecology, as well as music, art, and craft activities. A total of 45 students were accepted for the week’s 9 AM to 3:30 PM program and they were divided into three age groups, each with adult and teen leaders.
This five-day Summer Camp for Peacemakers began in Lincoln City in 1996 and now operates programs in many states. The Peace Village program involves teachers and students of many backgrounds and offers students a comprehensive view of the messages and practices of peace from a variety of world traditions and teachers.
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