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Diversity Camp for Grades 6-8

  • Amador Valley High School 1155 Santa Rita Rd Pleasanton, CA, 94566 United States (map)

Diversity Camp for Grades 6-8
hosted by the Cheza Nami Foundation
Monday-Friday, July 27-31, 8:30AM-12:30PM
Multi Purpose Room, Amador Valley High School,
1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton


This program will introduce students to cultural diversity through performing and visual arts which includes African dance, African drumming, and crafts. Exposure to different cultures and cultural enrichment fosters a greater understanding and appreciation of other members in the community and helps enable diversity awareness, which allows our youth to become more responsible and respectful citizens. Cheza Nami Foundation will provide an artistic platform through global education of African art and culture to educate and enlighten the lives of the children in the Tri-Valley.

This program’s objective is to provide a hands-on cultural learning opportunity that is not taught in schools. The program’s scope supports Cheza Nami’s commitment to preserve and encourage the appreciation of African culture by inspiring and educating our youth about Africa’s extensive attributes.

Activities will include:
African Drumming workshop
African Dance workshop
Leadership discussions

Expected Outcome:
New skill in the performing and cultural arts
Enhanced cultural, global, and diversity awareness
Improved general fitness, coordination, and balance
Improved listening skills as students learn new songs, drumming, and dance
Heightened self expression and creative thought process