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Camp Africa 2020: Socially Distant - Connected to Our World

Camp Africa 2020 is here! People of all ages can now enjoy this free, family-favorite program, hosted online by The Wright's Education Team. Scroll down to begin learning and exploring our history and our world, connecting to our lives.

Welcome to camp africa!

 

WHY WE PLEDGE AND SING

 

The Camp Africa Pledge

 

Lift Every Voice and Sing

 

Culture

What is Culture?  

 

"How Geography Defines a Culture" 

 

"GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA"

 

"Africa: 12 Fun Facts about the African Continent and Countries"

Discussion at Home

What is your family’s culture? What are the ruling thoughts and ideas of your family? How do you live out your family’s culture? 

It's Your Turn - Let's Get Social!

What is your favorite genre of music? Show us in a video or picture on your favorite social media platform using the hashtags #CAGenre and #CampAfrica2020.

 

Leadership

What is Leadership?

 

"Kid President Asks 'What Makes an Awesome Leader?'"

 

"WHO WAS MALCOLM X?"

 

"The Courageous Life of Ida B. Wells"

It's Your Turn - Let's Get Social!

What do you do to be a leader? Show us in a video or picture on your favorite social media platform using the hashtags  #CAImALeader and #CampAfrica2020.

 

Science/Technology

A look at science & technology

 

"Benjamin Banneker"

 

"Mae C. Jemison BIOGRAPHY"

 

"Women Untold"

It's Your Turn - Let's Get Social!

Since we’ve been using all the technology we’ve become accustomed to before and especially during this pandemic, what will technology look like in the future? Show us in a video or picture on your favorite social media platform using the hashtags #CAinSTEM and #CampAfrica2020.

"Afrofuturism Explained: Not Just Black Sci-Fi"

 

Entrepreneurship

What is entrepreneurship?

 

"Carla Harris: How Being a Woman of Color in Business Is an Advantage"

 

"Earl Graves: FOUNDER OF BLACK ENTERPRISE"

 

"I'm black and I'm a member of the 1%"

It's Your Turn - Let's Get Social!

Create a TED Talk about your success in business (real or imagined). Consider what you had to learn, and what decisions you had to make.  How were you helped? What were the challenges? Show us in a video on your favorite social media platform using the hashtags #CAentrepreneur and #CampAfrica2020.

 

Adventure & Exploration

Let's Explore!

 

"Matthew Henson discovers the north pole" 

 

"Bessie Coleman: The Daredevil Pilot That History Forgot"


Adventure & Exploration at Home

  • Visit a park, zoo, or nature center in your area. How many plants can you identify outside?
  • Build & fly a kite with your family
  • Learn about the river/water cycle in your area
  • Bike or walk down a path with your family
  • Play with sound in your area! Are there domes, woods, bridges, or tunnels that change how your voice sounds? 
  • Go camping at a park, in your backyard, or your living room! #Glamping
  • Visit the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History or find the historic African locations near you!

It's Your Turn - Let's Get Social!

Show us how much fun you had with Camp Africa! What did you learn? Show us in a video or picture on your favorite social media platform using the hashtag #CampAfrica2020.