Here is information about a really cool spiritual virtues summer day camp in July, for children 4-12 years of age.
More info available at www.bahaiwcn.com.
Sowing seeds of kindness and compassion in the world starts with children and all who touch their lives.
Spiritual Virtues Summer Camp:
Spiritual Education Classes for children ages 4-5, 6-9, and 10-12 years old
Beaverton Baha'i Center
July 14-18 and July 21-25
Monday - Friday
9:00 - noon
"So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth." -Baha'u'llah
In July, the Bahá'í Community of Beaverton and New Thought Ministries of Oregon (NTMO) will joyfully co-sponsor a Spiritual Virtues Day Camp for children.
Two week-long sessions will be offered. Children are welcome to attend one or both sessions.
Compassion, Helpfulness, Peacefullness, Patience, Service, Cooperation, Forgiveness, Generosity, Excellence, Joyfulness, Unity, Justice, Love, Truthfulness, Obedience, Trust, Respect, Gentleness, Understanding
Participants will be welcomed into a warm and accepting space where they will be gently guided to discover the gifts of virtues that live within them. Virtues are qualities such as kindness, compassion, cooperation and peacefulness.
We will foster playful age-appropriate environments, both indoors and outdoors, to practice the virtues and explore their meaning through music, dance, drama, stories, song, art, baking, service projects and more! Children will have the
opportunity to make new friends and experience unity between spiritual communities.
"All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness - the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives" -The Dalai Lama
The Spiritual Virtues Camp content is inspired by the Seeds of Compassion(tm) conference recently held in Seattle (www.seedsofcompassion.org), featuring the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and numerous religious leaders uniting to discuss teaching compassion to children and youth.