Monday, May 10, 2010

Family Journeys Cultural Camp

International Adoption Net (IAN) is hosting it's first ever cultural camp, Family Journeys. It will take place August 2-6, 2010 in Centennial, CO. Read below for more details:

Celebrate our children’s heritage by joining us for our first annual summer camp for families of Ethiopia adoption. This week long camp will focus on cultural adjustment and support for youth ages 3-18 as well as parents and siblings.

This is a great opportunity for families and youth to hear about others adoption journeys, challenges and rewards. The camp is open to all families.

Who:All families and youth of Ethiopian adoption
Where:Joyous Chinese Cultural Center
6940 S. Holly Circle, Centennial, CO 80122
When:Monday thru Friday. August 2 - 6, 2010
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:$100 for first child, $50 for each additional child.

Activities will include:

  • Ethiopian arts classes including dance, drumming and mask making

  • Ethiopian cooking classes

  • Amharic language classes

  • Hair styling including a hair braiding demonstration by Mona Lisa salon

  • Ethiopian games and activities

  • Mommy/Daddy and me class

  • Adjustment groups and lessons for children, teens and parents

  • How to incorporate Ethiopian culture into American life

  • Ethiopian celebration!!

  • Guest speakers: To Be Announced.

If you would like to join us, please click on the “Camp Pre-Registration” button .

Camp Pre-Registration

We hope to see you all soon!

For more information, contact Liz Bogetveit at International Adoption Net:



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