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Displaying items by tag: Children's International Summer Villages
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 23:51

Summer Adventure

Saxby Young is one extremely polite 11-year-old.

What Young lacks in age, he makes up for in maturity. That is not to say he is serious 24/7, he pals around with his fellow sixth grade friends on the bench during a baseball game, cheering and clapping like the rest of them. But when the commotion settles, he is back to his attentive self, to watching the game.

Young's appearance doesn't indicate to his reserved behaviour either; he is the same height as his friends, and he wears the same casual clothes.

Maybe, it's his upcoming adventure weighing in the back of his mind, because this Banff elementary student is going to Norway.

Young will be going to an international peace camp with Children's International Summer Villages for an entire month, beginning at the end of June. CISV promotes the idea that peace is possible, with something as simple as friendship, and that this friendship begins as children.

Continue reading at Banff Crag & Canyon: http://www.banffcragandcanyon.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2634366

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