S.A.F.E. Passage Urban Rhythms Summer Camp
S.A.F.E. (Safe, Afrocentric, Fun and Educational) Passage is a summer program that seeks to offer positive and safe extra-curricular activities that promote creativity, community service, education and wholesome fun. The program creates a nurturing environment for at-risk youth. The purposes of the program is expose urban at-risk youth between the ages of 4 to 16 to new cultural experiences and encourage them to participate in community service activities, while exposing them to various educational events, programs and places that will broaden their horizons and give them safe and fun actives to engage in during their school break.
The students in the summer program attend different classes daily and are separated into age groups. Classes range from Art to Academic Enrichment. Students also experience enriching field trips and community service projects each week.
The program provides breakfast and lunch. Summer camp is a five week session with a culminating program that showcases what the students have learned throughout the summer. Local teens are recruited to assist during the summer session along with full time staff and parent volunteers.