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Peacemakers

Peacemakers is a free six-week after school program for children between the ages of 9 and 13. We are excited to offer this program to children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. The goal is for students to experience and explore the meaning, history and vision of peacemaking, and to develop the skills necessary to carry these experiences into the future.

The program’s focus is on five elements of peacemaking:

  • Peace within us
  • Peace between persons
  • Peace with our bodies
  • Peace with our earth
  • Peace among all peoples

 

Spring Semester Dates Fridays 4:00-5:15pm

  • April 9th
  • April 16th
  • April 23rd
  • April 30th
  • May 7th 
  • May 14th

Our program is full for Spring semester. Sign up below for updates about a future session.



*More Details on Eligibility

  • To benefit from this program, participants should be able to independently engage in online programming with minimal prompting. Specifically, activities will require participants to attend (i.e., sit still) for 20-30 minutes and to engage in to-and-fro conversation with peers and adults.
  • We welcome participants who have difficulties related to initiating and maintaining social interactions as well as those who have difficulty solving problems involving peers. 
  • Eligible participants will be accepted on a first-come- first-serve basis until all positions have been filled. Space is limited to 12 pre-teens, so positions are expected to fill quickly.
  • Must reside in one of the following 13 counties: Bradford, Carbon, Clinton, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, Wyoming