Recent Programs

During recent summer programs, Encampers:

  • Lived in their Encampment community with youth and adults from many cultures and backgrounds.
  • Connected important historical and contemporary issues.
  • Explored the relationship between art and politics.
  • Developed their leadership potential.
  • Visited spectacular natural environments and famous cultural institutions.
  • Engaged in service learning activities.
  • Met with members of national and local organizations.
  • Helped govern their Encampment community.

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2017 Encampment
The theme at the 2017 Encampment was What Does It Mean to Be an Activist Global Citizen? This theme and related questions were integrated through each week, in each workshop and activity. Read more ...

see captionEncampers and staff outside Boston Immigration Court.

2016 Encampment
The 2016 Encampment at Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, demonstrated the power of the EFC’s unique educational methodology, which integrates a social justice curriculum with an in-depth experience of building community. Read more »

2015 Encampment
The 2015 Encampment was a powerful experience where Encampers explored the roots of the civil rights movement and collaborated with non-profit organizations that are currently organizing in the South. Read more »

2014 Encampment
The July 2014 program expanded the Encampment experience with workshops on a number of topics, youth leadership teams, and creative arts activities. Read more »

2013 Encampment
The July 2013 program was the first Encampment of the 21st century. Read More »

2017 Encampers

2017 Encampers

2016 Encampers

2016 Encampers

2015 Intergenerational Weekend

2014 Encampers

2014 Encampers