Telem Camp

Telem Camp 2016 took place at Club Getaway in Kent, CT.  Camp was an exciting three days of fun from Wednesday August 10th to Friday August 12th exploring the theme The African in my American. Telem Camp 2016 was attended by 41 campers and 13 counselors/workshop leaders led by 3 camp coordinators.  Campers reveled in Club Getaway activities including swimming, rock climbing, ziplining, inter-camp competitions and nightly dance parties. They explored the camp theme with a variety of workshops led by Telem volunteers including:

  • African Head Wrapping with Maty Sow
  • African Movie Makers with Milton Guity and Kehinde Kehinde
  • College Workshop with Mohamed Sheriff and Kadijatu Bah
  • Everyday Workouts with Lovis Williams
  • Griot (storytelling) Workshop with Almamy Seray Wurie
  • Having fun with friends (w/o a screen) with Carline Bennett
  • Making African dishes healthy with Rugiatu Bahr
  • Netflix and Chill with Leeann Rizk


Enjoy the Camp Slideshow here:


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