Camp Umoja campers learn history from the African American perspective

To know your future you must learn your history, that’s what more than 180 children at Camp Umoja are being taught this summer.

Students from kindergarten all the way to 12th grade attend a completely free camp at All People’s Church for six weeks. 

Campers do the typical things like arts and crafts, cheering, dancing, but they also learn about history from the African American perspective. Highlighting the civil rights movement, activism, and voting. This camp engages them to think towards their future.

Six-year-old Reyna Whitten says here is where she learned how to read and now wants to go to college. 

Eight grader Janyla Hunter says the summers are usually very…

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