About Camp Quest: A Summer Camp for Young Skeptics and Humanists

Join AAHS (Atheists, Agnostics, Humanists and Secuarlists/Skeptics) of Santa Monica for a presentation about Camp Quest!

Camp Quest is a national organization whose local affiliates provide week-long summer camp programs to children in secular families. With over a dozen locations throughout the United States, including two in California, they are the only national organization that is focused on the children of the secular movement.

David Diskin, president of Camp Quest West (California), will present an overview of Camp Quest West and their weeklong program that combines traditional outdoor All-American fun with engaging activities that help kids become familiar withskepticism, the scientific method, leadership, STEM/STEAM, and Humanist philosophies.

David will show off photos from prior years, share his experiences, and help our guests understand why programs like Camp Quest are so important to the future of secularism.

This is a free event, open to the public, intended for all ages.

* Parents: Parents and children (8-17) are encouraged to attend this info session, especially returning campers who can share stories!

* Volunteers: Camp Quest West is seeking volunteer counselors for the summer to spend a week with us. Learn more at this event.

* Donors: Show your support with a tax-deductible donation that will help send a child to camp through a "Campership" awarded to low-income families.  
Learn more at www.CampQuestWest.org. 

About the Speaker  
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David Diskin is the president of Camp Quest West, where he first served as a cabin counselor in 2010. David is also on the Executive Committee of the Secular Coalition for California, the lead organizer of Sacramento Freethought Day, the co-founder of Sunday Assembly Sacramento and an event organizer for the Sacramento Area Coalition of Reason and Stockton Area Atheists and Freethinkers.

Parking: Street. Meters on Santa Monica Blvd. (1 block S.) and Wilshire Blvd. (1 block N.) are free at this time, and there is some metered and un-metered (but restricted; check signs) parking on 18th St. and along Arizona Ave.

WHEN
May 01, 2016 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
WHERE
Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica
1260 18th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States
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