Need help with schooling?
KCC’s Culture Quest™ course allows your campers to explore each country at their own pace!
IS YOUR CHILD PREPARED TO THRIVE IN TOMORROW’S GLOBAL SOCIETY?
THEY WON’T GET THERE THROUGH OSMOSIS.
In order for your children to thrive in tomorrow’s global society they need to develop an affection for scholarship. When children genuinely love the process of learning, becoming independent global thinkers is a natural progression in their growth. Today’s traditional educational system is riddled with poorly written textbooks and a lack of appreciation for celebrating and educating our children about diversity. So many problems that we see in the world now, and in times past, stem from a lack of awareness and excluding the rich history of people from around the world.
IF YOU’RE LIKE MOST PARENTS TODAY, YOU WANT YOUR CHILD TO . . .
BE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS
POSITIVELY IMPACT THE WORLD
THE PATH FOR YOUR CHILD’S SUCCESS MUST BE CULTIVATED.
With intentionality and a radical shift in what we teach our children.
CULTURE IS THE KEY.
WE BELIEVE THAT A CULTURAL EDUCATION IS THE FOUNDATION FOR MAKING A POSITIVE IMPACT ON THIS WORLD.
We live in an ever-changing and ever-growing global society where a number of jobs and business opportunities require foreign travel, or at the very minimum, interaction with people from different countries. Internationally-minded children have a huge advantage over those who are uncomfortable working with people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Intentionally making culture an integral part of your children’s education equips them to appreciate the diverse world that we live in as they make a positive impact on the world.
Our Mission Is To
Inspire children to love learning, embrace culture, and live mindfully so that they can thrive in tomorrow’s global society.
That’s why we decided to create an easy way for parents to teach their children the things they won’t find in most traditional curricula – the things that have the power to truly prepare them to live up to their full potential.
A self-paced online cultural immersion program for children ages 3-12 by Kids & Culture.
This unique virtual course allows children to embark on an exciting Culture Quest™ as they explore a number of countries and cultures such as Uganda, Brazil, Ghana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Morocco.
Each signature-style engaging lesson is aligned with KCC’s highly effective standards developed and reviewed by experts in the field of K-12 education. Every lesson is taught by one of KCC’s phenomenal mom-educators who ignite a love for cultural learning in each child. There are three 25 to 45-minute lessons per Quest filled with vivid images, interactive questions, homework assignments, and assessments, along with a featured video hands-on activity to help the learning experience truly come alive. The first Quest, Uganda’s Unique Unity is available now, Bountiful Brazil is in the works, a country will be added every two months, and you’ll have exclusive access to the member’s portal.
Every Quest contains lessons that are specifically designed for the following age groups: 3-5-year-olds, 6-7-year-olds, and 8-12-year-olds. Culture Quest™ gives conscientious parents a proven way to be intentional about broadening your child’s cultural awareness while they have fun! Not only will your child love the process of learning, but you will also see their curiosity, interest, knowledge, and appreciation about cultures from around the world increase tremendously.
CURRICULUM BASED ON THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED KCC LEARNING FRAMEWORK
10+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, RESEARCH, & SUCCESS IN CULTURAL EDUCATION
Interactive Learning Videos
Implementation Activities & Homework
Student Learning Assessments
CULTURES OF FOCUS
Uganda’s Unique Unity
Learn all about the rich history, people, and culture of Uganda. Discover the many languages spoken such as Luganda and Swahili. Explore Uganda’s extraordinary history pre-colonization, uncover unique landforms such as the largest lake in Africa, and how the Baganda peoples’ Kiganda “customs” are still celebrated today. Find out why Sanaa Gateja, renowned Uganda artist, is referred to as the ‘Bead King’ and what makes Ugandan cuisine special.
Learn all about the rich history, people, and culture of Brazil. Discover why this country is considered one of the most varied and diverse cultures in the world and how Portuguese became its national language. Explore the connection between Brazil and the largest tropical forest on earth. Uncover why Brazilian music, martial arts, and African’s pursuit of freedom are intertwined. Become acquainted with how Brazilian foods and customs reflect its international population.
Grasping Ghana’s Greatness
Learn all about the rich history, people, and culture of Ghana. Find out about the powerful Ashanti Empire and the many ways in which Ghanaian culture still influences the world today. Discover the Twi and Dagbani languages, explore the abundance of natural resources in the Gold Coast, the impressive landscape, and fascinating wildlife. Explore the connections between Kumasi, Kente cloth, and Adinkra symbols and why Ghana is regarded as being the “first” among African nations.
Enjoying Jamaica’s Jewels
Learn all about the rich history, people, and culture of Jamaica. Find out about the Taínos indigenous people who lived in Jamaica well before Columbus came on the scene. Discover how African, English, and Spanish languages contribute to the uniqueness of the people on this beautiful island. Explore the many fascinating rivers, the beautiful flora of Jamaica, and uncover the caves with unique turquoise-colored water. Celebrate several of Jamaica’s heroes and heroines such as Queen Nanny, leader of the Jamaican Maroons.
Zimbabwe’s Zesty Zambezi
Learn all about the rich history, people, and culture of Zimbabwe. Explore unique features of the Zambezi River and the breathtaking natural wonder of Victoria Falls. Uncover interesting facts about famous Zimbabweans such as award-winning filmmaker, MK Asante, and musical artist, Thomas Mapfumo who is known as the lion of Zimbabwe. Get inspired by the Matabele women and their beautiful artistic creations. Learn greetings in Shona, a beautiful Bantu language spoken by Zimbabweans in the central and eastern provinces.
Keen on Kenya
Learn all about the rich history and culture of Kenya. Investigate the world’s largest desert lakes and other features of the Great Rift Valley, including Africa’s largest lake, Lake Victoria Basin. Find out more about the connection between Mount Kenya and the Kikuyu peoples. Meet the memorable Maasai and Samburu peoples, known for being fearless warriors, masters of animal husbandry, herding, and beautiful beadwork. Celebrate the lives of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya’s first president and Wangari Maathai, the first African women to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
MEET YOUR EDUCATORS
CULTURE QUEST™ A self-paced online cultural immersion program for children ages 3-12
Educator for the 3-5-Year-Olds
Jessica is a co-founder of Kids & Culture Camp and the Sankofa Homeschool Collective based in Washington, DC. She has home-educated her son for more than a decade. Jessica speaks Spanish fluently and has traveled extensively throughout Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. She holds a B.S. degree in Hospitality Management and a minor in Teacher Education. Children and parents absolutely love her!
Educator for the 6-7-Year-Olds
Imani was featured on ABC’s World News for her outstanding work with children during the onset of COVID-19. She has been an educator for six years and has taught English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Drama, in Washington, DC, and the Dominican Republic. Imani currently teaches 2nd grade at DC Bilingual Public Charter School and she holds a B.A in Spanish and a Masters in Education in Early Childhood Education.
Educator for the 8-12-Year-Olds
Monica served as the program director for Little Genius Science and Math non-profit for elementary and middle school children. She has taught at Kids & Culture Camp for 10 years. Monica successfully home-educated her twin children for fourteen years and they recently started college at North Carolina A&T. Monica holds a B.A. degree in biological sciences from Rutgers University, New Jersey, and she also worked in pharmaceutical and biotechnology labs for over a decade.
WANT TO CHAT ABOUT HOW A CULTURAL EDUCATION
CAN HELP YOUR CHILD THRIVE BOTH TODAY AND TOMORROW?
Chat with a KCC education specialist about incorporating Culture Quest™ into your child’s path for success.
CULTURE QUEST™ IS FOR YOU IF …
You constantly ask yourself
“Am I doing enough with my child’s education?”
The truth is if culture isn’t a key part of your child’s everyday learning, the answer is “not yet.”
Ready to change that?
SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE FOR CHILDREN AGES 3-12
For a limited time, enroll now and become a Culture Quest™ Charter Member. Since this is a brand-new course, Charter Members enjoy 2 years of unlimited access to interactive cultural immersion educational videos, implementation activities, homework, and assessments. Children will also enjoy membership in the private Culture Quest™ Kids’ Club where they can meet up with their peers and KCC educators online and share something special they learned. This premium membership includes access to lessons for every age group. A new country or culture of focus will be added to the online portal every quarter starting with Uganda, followed by Brazil, Ghana, and many more! As a Charter Member, you also have the option to lock in the yearly membership fee of $99 which provides continued access to the Culture Quest™ portal after your initial 2 years of unlimited access ends.
Culture Quest™ will help your children maximize their fullest potential as they become independent global thinkers. Whether you are new to homeschooling or you want to supplement your children’s traditional curriculum, applying KCC’s learning framework will certainly help your child to excel academically, be socially conscious, and ultimately make a positive impact on the world.
Chat with a curricula culture specialist to learn more about how Culture Quest™ will benefit your child!
Due to COVID I didn’t feel comfortable sending my granddaughter to camp this year. So when I heard of Kids & Culture Camp I decided to give it a try. The experience was full of educational excitement not just for her, but for me as well! We learned about different countries, cultures and much more. Most of all seeing the excitement on her face when she would share her stories about what she learned and the places that she visited. Thanks to the whole team!!!
The curriculum is so well laid out and the program is organized, detailed, and constructed appropriately for each age group. My kids can discuss where the country is located on the world map and the actual names of the historical figures from that country. Whether it be at the summer camps, the spring break sessions, or recently, the virtual programs, KCC provides parents with the piece of mind that your kids are in the hands of a family member who cares for the well-being of your child.
I’m an attorney and the Founder & Executive Director of Kids & Culture. I’m passionate about cultural education because I truly believe that inspiring children to use their education to celebrate diversity and build character helps alleviate societal prejudices and misconceptions. When our children understand and appreciate each other, they make this world better. As a homeschooling mother of two boys, I was frustrated with the lack of culture-centered programs. This void brought to light the need to develop culturally diverse and engaging enrichment programs for young children. In 2010, after assembling a team of like-minded homeschool moms who shared this vision, Kids & Culture Camp’s journey led us to organize and create summer, spring, and live-online cultural enrichment programs for children aged 3-12.
Now in its 12th year, Kids & Culture Camp continues its dedication to prepare every child to love learning, embrace culture, and live mindfully. Due to the success of our programs after serving more than a thousand families and children, and witnessing the broadened cultural growth and transformation in my own children, I knew it was time to duplicate our successful model. It was time to make a virtual version of our in-person experience available to conscientious parents world-wide. It was time for Culture Quest™ – KCC’s unique, self-paced, online cultural immersion, course for children to become a reality. You won’t find anything else like it.
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