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2016 Summer Camp Programs

SUMMER CAMPS


Hear This Poetry Camp June 27th – July 8th, 8:30am-4pm | Explore the world of performance poetry.  Learn to develop spoken word poetry and rap skills.  Youth discover, develop and deliver their own voices creatively, and thoughtfully.  Students will create a group project in the music studio plus other fun activities including cycling, boating and more.

Camp Inspired July 25th– August 5th, 8:30am-4pm | Camp Inspired is a curriculum-driven, teen led leadership program where young people develop leadership skills.  Camp Inspired includes field trips, art, poetry and music workshops cycling, boating and more. *Camps are free of charge, registration is required.  Open to rising seventh through rising twelfth grade students.  Other activities include: field trips, mass media art, photography, guest speakers, cook-outs and so much more!

Norfolk Public Art Project August 8th – 18th,  8:30am-4pm | Teens With a Purpose is partnering with the City of Norfolk’s Office of Cultural Affairs for a Norfolk Public Art Program to create a beautiful visual art project!

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SUMMER EVENINGS @ VCM Teen Center   Mondays from 5:30p-8:00p • Ages 12-19

The Gathering Make new friends, develop your talents, become a leader. Join TWP each Monday for this free gathering. Participants receive incentives for volunteerism and community edutainment:

  1. Poetry Workshops Designed to encourage critical thinking and creative expression in literary arts and performance. Youth will explore the written and oral traditions of poetry and writing.

  2. Just AART Music Workshops Just AART Just AART is a new arts and technology component of TWP. Learn to create positive music, rap, poetry and videos as both a performer and the engineer.

  3. How’s it Growing? Join us for Healthy Living & Exercise night. Help grow the TWP garden by weeding, planting and harvesting vegetables, fruits and herbs.  Join us on May 11th for our Garden Kick-Off Party.

SPECIAL EVENTS

My Block is Beautiful Block Parties Thursday, June 30th & Thursday, July 28th, 5:30-7:30pm | Clean up the community and have fun afterwards with a community open mic, outdoor movies, food games and more.


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Busch Gardens Field Trip August18th, 8am-8pm| Community field trip to Busch Gardens.  Costs are associated with this field trip.

 2016 F.U.S.E Fest September 3rd, 2016 Noon – 8pm|Festival will highlight all that is beautiful in the community through live music, arts, culture, crafts, interactive fun, food and more! The festival will also include Art and Cultural Workshops; Health Awareness & Screenings, Food, Arts & Craft VendorsBecome a Supporter

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