McMinnville Peace Village

McMinnville Peace Village

Peace Valley School is a proud sponsor of this year’s McMinnville Peace Village Summer camp.

WHEN: August 14-18, 8:00am – 3:30pm
WHERE: Falls Event Center on the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum campus, McMinnville
AGES: Rising 3rd – 8th grade
COST: $135.00 – includes t-shirt, water bottle, and daily breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Scholarships are available.

Registration forms are available to download here in English and in Spanish.  Full press release:


 The inaugural McMinnville Peace Village, a summer day camp which teaches children, 3rd grade to 8th grade, specific tools to build understanding and create peace within themselves and their communities will be held in McMinnville August 14th through 18th this year.

With sponsorship from the Rotary Clubs of McMinnville, the McMinnville School District, the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, the Falls Event Center at Evergreen and the Peace Valley School, the camp will be held from 8 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum and Falls Event Center in McMinnville. The curriculum will focus on four main tenets: peaceful resolution, mindfulness, connection to nature and media literacy.

Music, art and dance will be integrated into the curriculum which will also include participation from speakers throughout the globe (Palestine, Spain and South Africa). The McMinnville Peace Villagers will also become a part of Aaron Nigel Smith’s One World Chorus during the week singing with youth groups from Africa, India and the Americas. Prince Lorenzo de Medici, a direct descendant of the Medici family from Florence, Italy will be the keynote speaker.

Registration will begin on May 1st for up to 75 students. The cost for the week-long event is $135.00 and includes breakfast and lunch daily, t-shirts and water bottles and snacks. Scholarships are available. For more detailed information, or to register, please contact:


Larry Strober
McMinnville Sunrise Rotary