Camp Upstander & Upstander Institute

Virtual Camps

CAMP UPSTANDER

Join the Museum's Education Team for virtual Camp Upstander! Students from ages 6-10 will participate in daily activities built around themes such as inspiring Upstander behavior, building community, and kindness. 

November 23-27: The Meaning of Giving Thanks

This Fall Break, students ages 6-10 are invited to take part in daily activities to explore The Meaning of Giving Thanks. Giving thanks and showing appreciation to others is a major component of social emotional learning. Let’s embrace Thanksgiving by discovering different ways we can give thanks and appreciate others through crafts, learning activities, and a scavenger hunt.

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December 21-25: Embracing Differences

The holidays are a great time to learn about what makes people unique. This week, campers will explore diversity--in culture, in religion, in race, and beyond. Through movie activities, story time, crafts, and more, students will investigate differences and participate in activities to learn how to accept and respect their differences.

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December 27- January 1: Inspirations for the New Year

What is your New Year's Resolution? This week, campers will consider how they can enter 2021 with a positive mindset and future-focused goals. After learning about Upstander qualities, students will explore themes of kindness and respect to discover how they can make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others.

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UPSTANDER INSTITUTE

Join the Museum's Education Team for our virtual Upstander Institute! Students from ages 11-18 will participate in daily activities, book clubs, and peer discussions around the lessons learned from the Holocaust and human rights issues. 

November 23-27: The Meaning of Giving Thanks

This Fall Break, participants ages 11-18 are invited to take part in daily activities to explore The Meaning of Giving Thanks. Throughout the week, participants can take part in activities giving thanks to Upstanders, learning about aspects of American Indian history, and exploring unconscious bias.

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December 21-25: The Power of Testimony

This week at Upstander Institute, students will explore survivor testimony and its impact on our understanding of history. Students will interact with survivor testimony through different forms of media, including IWitness by the USC Shoah Foundation. Students will analyze the significance of learning history through the words of those who lived it.

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December 27- January 1: Inspirations for the New Year

What is your New Year's Resolution? This week, students will consider how they can enter 2021 with a positive mindset and future-focused goals. After learning about historical Upstanders, students can analyze their own qualities, values, and skills to craft the most meaningful New Year’s Resolution.

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For questions, email Casey Bush, Museum Educator at [email protected].

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