Founded in Jerusalem in 2002, Kids4Peace is a global movement of Jewish, Christian and Muslim youth, dedicated to ending conflict and inspiring hope in divided societies around the world while fostering sustainable friendships across the lines of conflict. Kids4Peace is nonpolitical, nonsectarian and nonpartisan. Through a network of local chapters, Kids4Peace operates five international summer camps and a six-year, year-round program for more than 250 Palestinian, Israeli and North American youth. Members of Christ Church Cathedral joined forces with representatives from the area’s Jewish and Islam communities to bring a Kids4Peace camp to the Cincinnati area in August of 2016.
Cincinnati Kids4Peace brings together Jewish, Christian and Muslim middle school students to learn more about other religions, equality and social justice to pursue peace in the surrounding communities. Together, the youth:
The 2018 Cincinnati Kids4Peace camp will be July 30 through August 3. The program will be held at the Adath Israel Congregation, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, and the Islamic Center of Cincinnati. Tuition is $150, and scholarships are available. For more information and to register a youth in this year’s program, contact Cincinnati K4P program coordinator Adam Hayden.
For more information about Christ Church Cathedral’s support of Cincinnati Kids4Peace, contact Judy Chamberlain.