Join teens from over 15 different countries at the Global Youth Village in Virginia. Develop skills in leadership and peace building. Find common ground living, working and studying with youth from Iraq, China, Nigeria, and Europe.
The Global Youth Village is a unique summer program that truly inspires young people to achieve their highest potential. Teens from around the world come together and discuss global issues and develop their leadership and dialogue skills while creating unforgettable memories with their new friends from all over the U.S., Iraq, Nigeria, China, Germany etc. They find common ground living, working, and studying with each other and become inspired to 'be the change.' Traditional summer fun activities like pottery, swimming, rock climbing, ping pong etc add balance to the morning workshops.
Global Youth Village been around for 34 years and has trained over 4,000 young people from over 100 countries! We are located in south-central Virginia, on 50 acres of woodlands in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our staff members are highly qualified and come from diverse backgrounds.
In 2013, we will be offering two dynamic sessions: 'I Speak Change' and 'I Talk Future.'
'I Speak Change': June 28-July 9
'I Talk Future': July 13-July 28
Join us for a summer that lasts a lifetime!
Activities and Features
Academic General Academics English
Outdoor Activities General Outdoors Climb and Rappel Ropes Course Rock Climbing
Performing Arts General Performing Arts Dance Drama Music
Health and Nutrition Vegetarian
Team Sports General Team Sports Basketball Football Soccer Volleyball
Water Sports General Water Sports Instructional Swimming Recreational Swimming
Arts and Crafts General Arts and Crafts Ceramics Fabric Design Jewelry Design Stain Design
Miscellaneous General Miscellaneous Actvities Color War Mountain Biking Environmental Farming Leadership Skills Photography Radio Video/TV Go-Carting
Other Activities cross-cultural immersion conflict resolution dialogue green your world workshops
Location & Contact Information
1020 Legacy Drive
Bedford VA, 24523 USA
540 297 5982 (tel.) 540-297-1860 (fax.)
1020 Legacy Drive
Bedford, VA, 24523 USA
540 871-0882 (tel.) 540-297-1860 (fax.)