Our World is a Global Village - July 24- July 28

Global Village Summer Camp

Explore the world with globe trekker Melanie Marks, of Longwood University. Campers will "travel" to Africa, Europe, Asia, and Central America to learn about the global village in which we all live.

Imagine:     Smiling, happy camper at Global Village , Summer 2016

  • making your own butter for an English tea party (and having to speak with an English accent!)                   
  • creating a S'mores factory with chocolate made from African cocoa beans
  • barter trading like they would in a Burmese hill tribe community
  • carrying buckets of water on your head like they do in Uganda 
  • learning what life was like if you lived behind the Iron Curtain in Europe
  • making fruit kabobs like you could be served in the forests of Africa
  • making tie-dye shirts using bright African colors
  • learning how to use chopsticks and then using them in chopsticks relays
  • making Thai spring rolls
  • participating in a Limbo competition

There is just too much to list. Be assured that every day of camp will be action packed, educational, and a great deal of fun. Daily activities include international-themed cooking, crafts, videos, games, and children's literature selections, plus outdoor activities so that campers can enjoy the summer weather.

Melanie Marks demonstrates how to make a tortilla during Global Village, Summer 2016


Campers are accepted on a roll-in basis. Complete the registration form and submit it, and payment, to the Cashiering Office at Longwood University. See our Global Village Camp Registration (pdf) form for instructions and our mailing address. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis and will continue until all spaces are filled.


July 24- July 28, 2017 - The camp is held at Longwood University's College of Business and Economics, Hiner Building.


Morning drop-off is from 8:30-8:45. Look for the registration desk under the tent just past the Hiner building. Pickup is between 5:00 and 5:15. Children must be picked up by 5:15.

Who May Attend?

This camp is open to children going into grades 2 - 7 as long as they are well behaved and will actively participate. Students who distract from the learning environment will not be allowed to return to camp.

Attendance Fee

The fee for attendance is $159 for the week. Parents will be asked to send in a few minor things for special projects

Cancellation Policy

Individuals may cancel with a full refund until May 1. Attendance fees are non-refundable beyond this date.