Diversity Camp 2023 Application

Diversity Camp is a new and exciting free camp aimed at introducing teenagers to a wide array of topics. We’ll learn about and experience many cultures from around the world, different religions, economics, food, and more! Please note this camp is for teenagers from 13-18. Join us for the week of July 17 – 21 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Library in Cloud 901 for this unique event!

Date: July 17 – July 21
Time: 12 PM – 3PM 
Location: Cloud 901 the Benjamin L. Hooks Library (Central Library). 3030 Poplar Ave.
Ages: 13-18. Students applying must be 13 years of age by the start date of the camp.  
Food: *Lunch provided daily by various local restaurants. 
Cost: FREE

Must be 13-17 by start of camp
Please check with your parents or legal guardians to be sure.
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Photo and Video Release:

By selecting "yes" you agree that the participant of the camp can be filmed and photographed for grant compliance, and you give the Memphis Public Library & Information Center permission and rights to use the camp participant’s image(s) and / or voice(s) for broadcast on WYPL–TV 18 and WYPL Radio, photographic image, or written submissions in Memphis Public Library’s publications, social media, and displays. This release is made without charge to the Memphis Public Library & Information Center now or in the future, and it entails no obligations, legal or otherwise, on the part of Memphis Public Libraries or its broadcast services.

Camp Guidelines

Guidelines Include:

  1. Students must be signed-in each day that they attend camp.
  2. Students must dress in closed toe shoes and clothes that may get stained or messy
  3. Students will be under the supervision of artists and program coordinators. They will be allowed to leave once an approved parent/guardian has picked them up.
  4. Students will be asked to follow directions, and be courteous and respectful to teachers, assistants and fellow campers.
  5. Students should always get the teacher’s permission before using supplies and equipment.
  6. Students should always pick up after themselves and put away supplies and equipment when they are done with them.
  7. Never touch another camper’s artwork without his or her permission.
  8. Students should always wait their turn when using supplies and equipment or taking part in activities.
  9. Students should always do their best.