Telem Camp is an annual three-day culture camp for children ages 5-16. This camp provides a fun and safe haven for children of African descent to connect with each other, celebrate their shared heritage, and embrace their African values in a multicultural context. Telem Camp is committed to promoting a cross-cultural exchange of ideas and experiences among participants. Activities include arts & crafts, African drumming & dance, photography, radio, sports and swimming.
2013 CAMP APPLICATION FEES
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Telem Camp 2013 application deadline has passed and we are FULLY ENROLLED! Thank you for submitting those applications. All further applications will be wait-listed. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Who went to Telem Camp 2012?
105 people total participated in the second Telem Camp. That included 73 campers five of whom were junior counselors and 32 volunteers who served as cooks, counselors, workshop leaders, registered nurses and camp coordinator. Check out our pictures from camp!
What did campers think of Telem camp?
Farmata, 10 - “I like how camp helps us kids show our true African self without being teased or bullied.”
Marline, 15 - “It’s a place where kids, young people, and adults have fun. And people from different countries of Africa play, eat and know our continent better.”
Jenebah, 9 - “What I liked about Telem Camp is that there were a lot of activities and it was fun. Also I liked the workshops.”
Zinab, 9 - “I loved everything. The food was great. The dance class was fantastic.”