#GYSD: Peace Corps Senegal Volunteers Engage Future Leaders at Annual Youth Empowerment Camps

By Peace Corps Senegal
April 17, 2015

In honor of Global Youth Service Day, taking place this year from April 17-19, please enjoy perusing these photos from the recent youth and girls leadership camps held during the Easter holidays by Peace Corps Volunteers in the Kedougou, Kolda, and Tamba regions. #GYSD

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KEDOUGOU: Peace Corps Volunteers Anna, Emily, and Kadidiatou facilitate a team-building exercise where participants must "lower the bar." Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Ian
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KEDOUGOU: Volunteers Anna, Emily, and Kadidiatou facilitate a team-building exercise where participants must "lower the bar." Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Ian
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KEDOUGOU: Campers left their marks on a newly-constructed wall at the Kedougou regional house. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Ian
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KEDOUGOU: Volunteer Arielle supervises tie-dying. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Ian
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KEDOUGOU: Making world maps of their own. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Ian
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KEDOUGOU: World traveler and community leader Fily Cissokho shares her experiences with campers during the career panel. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Ian
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KEDOUGOU: Peace Corps Volunteers Laurie and Mike take some hits in the Self Defense session.
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KOLDA: Camper painting
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KOLDA: Camper poses with his souvenir picture frame. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Lauren
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KOLDA: The fearless volunteer leaders of the Eastern Kolda camp (from top left): Miles, Danny, Jacob, Carson, Lauren, Barbara, Corin, Liz, Bekah, Alice, Stephanie, Courtney, and Coco. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Carson
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KOLDA: Campers learned to make friendship bracelets with their feet! Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Lauren
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KOLDA: Campers learn to plant and care for tree seedlings. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Carson
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KOLDA: Campers think about the difference between sex and gender in a session on gender equality. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Lauren
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TAMBA: Campers and Peace Corps Volunteers at the 2015 Tamba Girls Leadership Camp. Photo by Peace Corps Volunteer Al
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TAMBA: Girls share their future action plans with their fathers. Peace Corps Volunteer Al

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