Buddhist Summer Camps For Children


Mandala on the Mountain Dharma Summer Camp
Dharma Rain Zen Center, Portland, OR, (503) 239-4846. August 20-24.

For ages 9 to 13, this camp aims to help kids work on their self-identity within the group and also to cultivate virtue—without forgetting to have lots of fun. The daily activities are a combination of work, play, and practice. In addition to sports, crafts, and other summer camp fun, the kids meditate, chant, and receive age-appropriate dharma teaching. On the last day of camp, the children present to their parents a skit based on what they learned at camp.

Buddhist Children’s Camp at Vajrapani Institute
Vajrapani Institute, P.O. Box 2130, Boulder Creek, CA 95006, (408) 338-6654/7916. August 1-3.

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