Camps Africa invites the community to join them for an evening of music
and a chance to meet some of the people of Camp Sizanani, GCA’s
residential camp for HIV/AIDS affected children in South Africa on
Thursday, Sept. 5. The evening will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a concert by
Mosaic Harmony, a multicultural, interfaith community choir of the
metropolitan Washington area that draws on the rich heritage of
African-American inspirational music to demonstrate and encourage unity
in the midst of diversity. The choir represents more than 17 faith
traditions and performs everything from traditional spirituals to new
songs composed by its director, David North.
What: Mosaic Harmony Concert for Global Camps Africa
When: Thursday, Sept. 5
Where: St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 1700 Wainwright Drive, Reston
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Information & reservations: 703-437-0808
guests for the evening will be two visiting counselors from Camp
Sizanani in South Africa who will share songs and stories from their
experiences working with HIV/AIDS affected children and youth. After the
concert, guests will have a chance to meet and talk with the visiting
South African counselors.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.globalcampsafrica.org/shop or call 703-437-0808 for reservations & information.
mission of Global Camps Africa, which is headquartered in Reston, is to
change the lives of South Africa’s vulnerable children and youth by
providing HIV/AIDS prevention education and training through high-impact
residential and day camp experiences and continuing education. Global
Camps Africa aims to equip young people with the life skills that will
support them in becoming safe and productive adults who have hope for
the future. At Camp Sizani, empowering lessons of a healthy life and
smart choices are woven into every aspect and activity of camp. Children
ages 11-19 enjoy eight days of camp, free of charge, where HIV
education and life skills training are incorporated into a curriculum of
targeted classes and recreational activities such as sports, games,
art, drama, poetry & music. The goal is that every camper will
receive the knowledge and skills that will empower him or her to look
forward to a healthy and productive adult life.
camp, the children attend Saturday Youth Clubs that meet twice a month
near their homes. There, the lessons of camp are reinforced and the
campers continue to receive the support of staff and peers.