Thursday, July 14, 2011

UNESCO center in Frederick Maryland to host summer camp

The Frederick-based UNESCO Center for Peace is receiving students from around the world for its International Model United Nations Summer Camp running through July 30. The Center for Peace expects between 65 and 70 students ages 13 to 21 from China, India, Brazil, Egypt, Kenya, Ghana, Canada and the United States, according to Lola Bokini, special director for the summer camp.

The camp will feature meditation sessions by Sahaja Meditation, swimming and a mini Olympics at the Hagerstown Pool and Community College grounds, shopping in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and trips to the National Mall and museums, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the U.N. headquarters in New York.

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