About Peace Camp 2019

 “Building the Character Traits of Peacemakers”

When: Monday, July 29th to Friday, August 3rd, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 97 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre (next to Osterhout Library, and across from YMCA)

Who: Children entering first grade through eighth grade in September 2019 are eligible for Peace Camp 2019

What: Peace Camp activities include the following:

  • Arts and Crafts Projects
  • Communication Strategies
  • Games for a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit
  • Yoga ~ Meditation ~ Music Making
  • Peer Mediation and Community-Building Skills
  • Nature Walk
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack each Day

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About the 2019 Camp Directors

Becky Elfman lives and teaches music in Kingston, Pennsylvania. She has a background in children’s ministry and music education and is an active musician who sings and plays the organ and piano at various churches and concerts in this area. She co-led Peace Camp in 2018.

Joli Mattia has a BS in Rec and Leisure Service Management from East Stroudsburg University and is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.  She has a wealth of experience teaching elementary-aged children and coaching soccer in Middle School.