Our Summer Camp is designed to provide 6-9th grade youth with the tools and resources to develop in their leadership gifting, skills, and creative abilities. Download Student Application here. 

3 Camp Modules:
Weeks 1&2: Building Hope Leadership Academy
Weeks 3&4: Stories of Hope Film Camp
Week 5: Building Hope Arts Camp

When: July 2nd – Aug 5th
8:30am – 4:30pm (Monday-Friday)

Where: Building Hope
9th Street Center

Cost: $250 per student

Module 1: Building Hope Leadership Academy (2 weeks)
The interactive curriculum used at Building Hope Leadership Academy will have an emphasis on spiritual formation and character development. Participants are provided with opportunities to put their leadership in action by way of student lead service projects in the community. Likewise, students will be exposed to leaders in the community through a daily speaker series, visits to local businesses, as well as college and career exposure and exploration by taking trips to local colleges and universities.

Module 2: Stories of Hope Film Camp (2 weeks)
Stories of Hope Film Camp allows students to learn and be a part of creating faith-based film productions. Campers may participate in front of the camera, behind the camera or other production activities such as writing and editing. This interactive camp includes team challenges which focus on specific types of filmmaking with an awards show on Friday evening, July 27th. Watch Film Camp trailer here.

Module 3: Building Hope Arts Camp (1 week)
This week is designed to provide youth with exposure to positive forms of self-expression and creativity through the arts. The goal of the Arts Camp is to show how our Creator has gifted us with creativity to impact others for good and bring him glory. Areas of exploration will include photography, dance/step/mime, poetry, spoken word, music, painting/drawing and pottery. A talent and art exhibit will be held on Friday, August 2nd.

There will be a 3 day and 2 night capstone trip to Charlotte, NC at the end of the camp. We will visit UNC Charlotte, Johnson C Smith University, and Carowinds Amusement Park.

For more information contact Nyrobi Thomas at 252-227-1118.