2015 Peacebuilders Camp

La Lucha Sigue – The Struggle Continues

Each day at Peacebuilders Camp is focused on a different human right, and one right we often cover is the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion. This summer we decided to call on Father Roy Bourgeois to share about his adventures in following his conscience. Father Roy started School of the Americas Watch … Continue reading »

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2015 Camper Commitments

Some of our 2015 campers’ responses to the question, “How will you work for Peace, Justice, and Human Rights in your community?” My goal is to donate to the disabled people by giving them items like blankets and food once or twice a year. Also I would talk with them to show care and love. … Continue reading »

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Where the Magic Happens

Sometimes the deepest truths can be communicated in the simplest of diagrams. Here’s one of my favorites: After planning and implementing four summers of Peacebuilders camp, we’d gotten pretty comfortable with the programs and activities that we’ve been offering to our campers. With more and more campers returning to us, though, and new issues vying … Continue reading »

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Peacebuilders Camp on WPPR Public Radio 88.3

Peacebuilders Camp co-founder, Jonah McDonald, was interviewed by Candice Felice on Georgia Public Broadcasting affiliate, WPPR 88.3 in June 2015. Listen here: [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://peacebuilderscamp.org/videos/Peacebuilders_Camp_on_WPPR.mp3″]

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And the winning talent is…

I got to participate in the Peacebuilders Camp talent show tonight and was impressed by the talent, but was even more moved by how caring and supportive the group was. When I was a teen, talent shows were always so scary. Whenever I was on stage, I felt like a spotlight was shining on all the … Continue reading »

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The intersection of human rights and community involvement

Can you define what a human right is? It’s hard to pin down, isn’t it? At Peacebuilders Camp, we help campers define human rights – and to recognize when rights are not being upheld. But our goal is not simply that campers leave camp with more knowledge. We hope they will take this knowledge and use … Continue reading »

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Friday and Saturday at camp

Here are some pictures from our last two days of Session One, including a visit to Georgia Southwestern State University: (Click on each thumbnail for a larger version)

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Activities from Wednesday and Thursday

Here are some pictures from our visit to the Ellentown Health Clinic and our canoeing and camping adventure at Reed Bingham State Park: (Click on each thumbnail for a larger version)

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Some activities from Monday and Tuesday

2015 Peacebuilders Camp has started, and here are some photos of what the campers are doing: (click on each thumbnail to see the full picture)

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Take a ride on our sunset hayride

Here’s a little glimpse into our sunset hayride around the fields and orchards of Koinonia Farm:

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