N.O.W. (Nonviolence Opportunity Watch) Encounter
Summer Camp (Youth & Adults)
Monday - Wednesday, July 15 - 17 2013
The King Center’s Annual Summer Camp, the “N.O.W. (Nonviolence Opportunity Watch) Encounter,” where youth develop and enhance their leadership and teambuilding skills is offering a special camp for July 15-17,2013. This special 3- Day Camp will prepare youth and adults to be influential leaders and change agents serving as a catalyst to their peers. It’s a fantastic opportunity for young people to experience amazing 3-days of Education, Inspiration and Entertainment. The camp is for youth ages 13 -18 and adults age 19 and above.
The 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. sessions will consist of learning enrichment and educational activities; the Tuesday extended-day session (9:00 – 6:30 p.m.) will consist of, teambuilding, creative presentations, games, contemporary positive music, and experiential learning. The 3-day camp also includes one day historical bus tour (7:30am – 9:30pm) to Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama. The Day Camp requires NO overnight stay therefore overnight accommodations are not provided.
Deadline for submission of the application form(s) is Tuesday, July 9, 2013 however, since there is a limited amount of slots for this camp; we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. The application must be submitted and requires the name of at least one adult chaperone along with one to five (1-5) youth participants applying for admission. Parents, guardians, youth leaders, organizations, corporations, and faith-based entities are encouraged to submit applications. THE LIABILITY WAIVER AND MEDIA CONSENT FORM MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION FORM.
If you have youth that are prepared to commit to the following statements listed below, we encourage you to complete and submit an application. They must be willing to learn how to:
· serve as examples to their peers by managing conflicts to avoid violence - verbally, mentally or physically
· use the principles of nonviolence based on Dr. King’s philosophy to combat bullying and creating nonviolent zones at home, school and in their communities
· develop leadership skills that will enable them to think before they behave or react violently
· apply knowledge and understand how history impacts them personally and the benefits they enjoy today
NOTE: Adult participants and chaperones are expected to partake in the 3-day camp sessions which are designed specifically for them and are separate from the youth. These specially designed sessions will personally benefit the adults and help them better support the youth they are accompanying.
The registration fee for this special camp is $75.00 per person. Youth, adults and chaperones, must each pay individually for the 3-days. All meals, materials and the deluxe motor coach ride to Alabama are included in the cost. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and chaperones will be notified if their youth have been accepted for the July camp. Payment is due at the time of notification and acceptance. THERE WILL BE A $25 NON-REFUNDABLE FEE ON ALL CANCELLATIONS.