This year  at our international summer camp, we are offering two sessions of  in-depth Cultural  Immersion programs for US and international youths, 14-18 years old.

Crossing Cultures Program

June 24-July 16

This spans the 9-day Indonesian/US program and the 11-day Peace Building Program  plus it includes 3 days of touring and community service projects in Southwest Virginia.  It offers a truly cross-cultural experience. Become a true global citizen during as you “travel” and make friends from Indonesia, the Near East, Europe and the U.S.  Develop your leadership skills with our highly qualified instructors. Each session offers new activities and themes.  Diving in more depth will result in a more profound experience and deeper skill development.

Community Involvement Program

July 19-August 4

Cross cultures as you engage with Iraqi and other international youth for a dynamic 11-day Peace Building Program, including interactive workshops in dialogue, the arts and environmental action.  Get leadership training and use your new skills during the program.  Then, enjoy 6 days focusing on Community Involvement through our summer community service program with  agencies in Southwest Virginia and Washington DC.    Take trips, receive advocacy training, roll up your sleeves for some local service work, and meet with community leaders and organizations addressing issues of hunger, environmental justice, affordable housing, civic engagement, healthcare and criminal justice reform.

  • Dates for U.S. and International youths: June 24-July 16 and July 19-August 4
  • Dates for internationals: June 24-July 16 and July 17-August 4
  • Age: 14-18 years old (rising 9th-12 grades)
  • Tuition for 22-day program: (includes room & board): $2,600
  • Tuition for 17-day program: $2,600



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