Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Full Scholarships for Black Girls Rock Summer Camp Opportunity

The possibilities are endless in a world where Black Girls Rock! This summer Beverly Bond, the Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls Rock, Inc. will launch the Queens' Camp: For Leadership & Excellence designed for girls of color ages 12-17. All accepted participants will be awarded full scholarships to attend the 2011 Queens' Camp made possible through the generous support of private donors and corporate sponsors.

Beverly Bond states, "Our goal is to foster the participants intentional pursuit of excellence, integrity, self-discipline and collective accountability so that they are prepared to be sound leaders in academics, creative & performing arts, public service and civic engagement," Queens' Camp aims to promote a youth culture of excellence by providing the intellectual support and social skills necessary to uphold important qualities such as self-confidence, social development and active leadership.


**WHO: Black Girls Rock, Inc.
**WHAT: 2011 Queens' Camp: For Leadership & Excellence
**WHEN: July 16-30, 2011
**WHERE: Ramapo located in Rhinebeck, New York
**WHY: To highlight the importance of global sisterhood, teamwork, community building, communications, problem solving, self reflection, leadership and healthy decision-making.

The application deadline is June 3, 2011. Through a highly selective application process, Black Girls Rock will accept female applicants from diverse socio-economic and geographic backgrounds for the overnight camp opportunity, who exhibit strong leadership qualities, high moral character and excellent academic standing.

For more information about the Queens' Camp schedule and to download an application, please visit or call 718.789.ROCK!

Leslie Detouche is a certified literary concierge and freelance writer based in New York. Please join the Your Black World Coalition at


Anonymous said...

Looks very interesting. I'm definitely going to spread this around to all my friends.

L. Boogie said...

I wish this was closer down south and that my little sister was old enough to attend this!

Anonymous said...

I sent in my application. Now all I'm waiting for is to see if I got accepted or not...

Anonymous said...

I got accepted into this camp

MommaMiller said...

My daughter really wants to go she will be of age is it too late to sumit an application