Peace camp is a forum that provides an atmosphere of friendship and interaction in which peace education, civic education and conflict resolution methods are learnt. It is not a brain washing exercise but rather one in which the enthusiasm of the participants are awakened for a different way of look at the world and humanity. Therefore it is not only about imparting information or a new model which sits in their head. Much importantly, it is about bringing them to an experience in their own being, within their own soul of what it is like when you leave behind the world of survival of the fittest; “might is right” and enter into the world of mutual support and recognition and acceptance of others .
However, the programme considers the four(4) values of education: learn to know, learn to do, learn to be and learn to live peacefully .
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE PEACE CAMP
The primary goal of the peace camp is to build a culture of peace and democracy among youth in the country by training students and teachers in conflict mediation and the basic tenets of democratic principles.
WHAT DO WE DO IN THE PEACE CAMP?
The peace camp provides a forum for interaction for participants drawn from diverse parts of the country and to learn various skills .The activities includes:
The SMART + G goal of the peace camp is to contribute to the world peace, by training and developing 100 males and females youth across Niger Delta region to be peace actors in their environs.