A three-week summer day camp for rising 8th and 9th graders will include an overnight local retreat and an overnight trip to Memphis TN or Chicago IL. The camp introduces and reinforces social justice concepts and ties them to leadership skills, similar to our award-winning high-school program.
Interested? Come to one of our information sessions, where you can learn all the details about both the middle-school camp and the high-school program.
- increase cultural awareness through hands-on activities;
- take an overnight trip to Memphis or to Chicago to meet with people and see places important to civil rights, social justice and democracy;
- develop leadership skills.
Cultural Leadership students are taught to grab an ally or two or three when they see a problem, roll up their sleeves, and to get to work. Cultural Leadership is the only program of its kind in the St. Louis region.