Zulu Adventure Camp

About

Zulu Adventure Camp emphasizes connection to the outdoors as an invaluable tool to build a sense of responsibility and confidence in boys of color. We know that through time spent outdoors, our boys can learn to become peer leaders, and develop and appreciation for nature. With these lessons comes a code of ethics and a new orientation toward a culture of sustainability.

 

Activities Offered

Archery
Swimming
Sports
Hiking
Obstacle Course
Ropes Course
Outdoor Laser Tag
Basic Self-Defense Training
Campfire Movie Night
Wilderness Survival Skills
Manhood Development
Team building
Character Building
Meditation
And Much More

 

Registration Packet

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Cost

$500

 

Pay by Mail

You can pay by cash, check or money order. Checks & money orders must be written to Ujimaa Foundation. You can mail check and money orders along with the application forms to our following address:

Ujimaa Foundation
835 Isabella St.
Oakland, CA 94607

 

Pay in Person

You can drop off payment and application at the following address (Monday thru Friday up until June 9th between 8:30am-6:00pm)

Burckhalter Elementary
3994 Burckhalter Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605

Beginning June 19th, you can drop off payment and application at the following address (Monday thru Friday up until July 21st between 8:30am-3:30pm):

Allendale Elementary
3670 Penniman Ave.
Oakland, CA 94619

 

Transportation

Shuttle Vans

Transportation will be provided via shuttle vans on Monday, July 24th from Burckhalter Elementary, 3994 Burckhalter Ave, Oakland, CA 94605

Drop-off times from 8:00am-9:00am—Monday, July 24th
Shuttle return time 9:00pm—Thursday, July 27th

 

Personal Transportation
If not taking shuttle, campers must be dropped off and picked up from camp: 2015 Eureka Canyon Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076

Camper Drop-Off Time
Monday between 12:00pm – 12:30pm

Camper Pick-Up Time
Thursday between 6:00pm – 6:30pm ​

Also, please be sure to review the proper supply list as you pack for your trip.

 

Itinerary

Day One

Welcoming, get to know each other, and learn fun & challenging camping skills from our supportive leaders. After setting up camp, we will begin to explore the Santa Cruz Mountains and begin making countless memories with our new-found friends. Finally, our day will conclude around the crackling campfire with toasted-hot marshmallows.

Day Two
After our daily early morning meditations, exercise and basic martial arts training, we hike out to a nearby ropes course. Our day will conclude with an entertaining outdoor movie around the campfire followed by a group discussion about modern day manhood.

Day Three
Today we will continue to explore the Santa Cruz Mountains by hiking out to a nearby location in which we will immerse ourselves among the redwoods enjoying hours of outdoor laser tag. Before returning to camp, we will relax and plunge into the cool refreshing water at the pool.

Day Four
On our final day together, everyone will participate in our hip-hop paint party. Everyone will be guided by a professional artist in creating their own masterpiece, capturing the wonderful memories of their time together.  Finally, we will breakdown our tents, pack-up our gear, and begin heading back home, but not before stopping for delicious pizza before arriving back in Oakland.

 

Supply List

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Directions

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