Teen summer workshops at the Mercy Corps Action Center

June 2, 2010 at 3:31 am Leave a comment

Summertime Workshops at the Action Center

Discover how to apply those sports skills in new ways. Add cred to college and job applications. There’s still time to register for Mercy Corps Action Center’s summer workshops! Click on the links below for more details. Hurry! The first registration deadline is June 11.

Sport for Change: June 21-25 Learn how to transfer the skills you learn in soccer (and play a little soccer at the same time) to organizing your own community project in this summer’s Sport for Change workshop. $275; for students entering grades 6-8.

Action! Academy: International Aid & Development Camp: June 28-July 2 Find out what it takes to work in the fields of international aid and economic development with Mercy Corps and Saturday Academy. $495; for students entering grades 9-12.

Video Storytelling: July 12-16 Peak Water: Are we there yet? The stories that water can tell…. Make a short video at this workshop. $200; for students entering grades 9-12.

Photojournalism: July 19-23 Explore photojournalism as a career and as a way of seeing and documenting the world around you. Use your camera to create still images that tell compelling stories. High School. $175; for students entering grades 9-12.

Visit the Action Center website for more information.

Global Citizen Corps Youth Leadership Regional Training: Aug. 20-22 Join an international movement of youth leaders in the fight for a better world. Sign up for the Global Citizen Corps (GCC) Leadership program. This 3-day workshop is free for students who are accepted into GCC; students participate in activities over the course of a year. Apply online (at the link above) by June 15th. Please contact Amie Wells at awells@mercycorps.org for more information.

Where: Classes take place at the Mercy Corps Action Center, 28 SW 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97204.

Registration Info: Download forms on our website, available in each class description.

Click here for hours of operation of the Action Center. For more information, please call 503-896-5002.


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