Registration Opens for Peace Village Day Camp

Registration is now open for the July 30-Aug. 3 session of Peace
Village Newport, a summer day camp for students entering grades
1-6. The Peace curriculum offers students practical skills of
conflict resolution, media literacy, and ecology, as well as music,
art, and craft activities. A total of 45 students will be accepted for
the week’s 9 AM to 3:30 PM program and they will be divided into
three age groups, each with adult and teen leaders.

This five-day Summer Camp for Peacemakers began in Lincoln
City in 1996 and now operates programs in many states. The
Peace Village program involves teachers and students of many life
and faith backgrounds. It also offers students a comprehensive
view of the messages and practices of peace from many world

Adult and teen volunteers are needed as well. Those with
experience in working with elementary age students, and those
with skills in crafts, music, or movement are encouraged to join the
all-volunteer team at Peace Village.

Cost for the week-long program is $60 and includes program
materials, a Peace Village T-shirt, and daily snacks. Limited
scholarship assistance is available. To request an application, call
Kathy DeMeyer at 1-503-930-7479 or email her at