CRS is proud to introduce our remaining Second Year Campers for 2019. Read about the role of a second year and get to know some of returning leaders. Last week you met six and today you will meet six more of the team.
Camp Rising Sun is proud to introduce our Second Year Campers for 2019. Read about the role of a second year and get to know some of returning leaders. Each summer, a handful of campers are selected to return to CRS for a second year, where they work with the CRS Staff to set the tone for an unforgettable summer experience for the first-year campers.
The 88th season of Camp Rising Sun has come to an end and the Louis August Jonas Foundation and Camp Rising Sun are so proud of this Camp Season. In total, 126 campers joined us for the 2018 season, including 62 girls and 64 boys. Read a note from CRS’ Program Director. Although our campers time at Camp has come to an end their journey is just beginning.
Last week, we introduced six of the 12 CRS 2018 second-year campers. This week, we introduce the remaining six.
Leymah Gbowee, a 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, visited Camp Rising Sun this summer to speak with campers about her career as a peacebuilder and the importance of perseverance and working as a team to accomplish common goals. “she taught us the value of perseverance, ‘that even when life is too difficult you should stay put and keep focusing on your goals.’” Read about this enriching experience here.
With great privilege, campers met Leymah Gbowee, the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner from Libera. She is known for leading the peace movement, Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace, that helped lead to the end of Liberia's Second Civil War. Also, three CRS campers were interviewed live on the radio. It was an exciting week.