Movement & Mindfulness Camps

Happy Mindful People’s Kids Movement & Mindfulness program went beyond my expectations (and they were already high). I am still amazed at how regulated and centered my daughter was after each class and how she would/could use the language and stories to explain things to me. (ie When the juice got spilled and I was upset she asked if this was a big or small problem.)
I recommend the camp or class series for all children! Regardless of whether your child is going through any level of trauma/challenge or if they are just needing to learn basic coping and calming skills you won’t be disappointed.
— Melisa, mom of two

Summer CAMP in PORTLAND OREGON

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August 6th-10th :: FULL - Email to join waitlist

August 13th-17th :: FULL - Email to join waitlist

 

Monday -Friday from 9am to 3pm

5145 SE Lincoln Street PDX

$300 per child

 

 

Fill out the form to begin registration!

Space is Limited. 

 

Please plan to bring the following for your child each day: 

2 small healthy snacks

A healthy packed lunch (that doesn't need microwaved) + Water Bottle. 

Sun Hat/Sunscreen (On sunny-hot days please apply sunscreen to your child before camp.) 

Small Blanket/Pillow/Yoga Mat(for restorative movement/relaxation) 

 ~Some kids like to have a book, stuffed animal, or special object with them during relaxation- 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This camp is designed for elementary-school-age kids (ages 5-11).  Through movement, mindfulness and social skills, children and teens are introduced to a social emotional curriculum that inspires personal and social change.  We incorporate strategies for emotional regulation, deep breathing techniques, movement intended to invigorate and calm the body, and activities that will nourish the soul. 

Through modeling, group discussion, nature exploration, & collaborative learning participants practice how to successfully interact  with grown-ups and peers, what grown-ups and peers expect from them under different circumstances, how to deal with peer-to-peer teasing and conflict, how to be a good friend and sibling, how to regulate emotions under a variety of pressures, and why all of this is important to their happiness and success in life. 

Our hope and intention is to effectively foster an educational/creative environment that is safe, welcoming, and free from stigma and discrimination for all students, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ability, disability, religion, etc and to ensure that all students have the opportunity to express themselves creatively and live authentically without judgement. 

Your child will leave REFRESHED, REJUVENATED, and INSPIRED!

Together we create a culture of Kindness. 

 

What to expect:

  • Lots of movement and postures that both strengthen and calm the body.
  • Large and small group activities (divided by age)
  • Daily art projects 
  • Hula hoop & Sock poi instruction and play
  • Music activities including: Tibetan song bowls, instrument exploration, harmonium, chimes and singing
  • Daily Nature exploration
  • Guided Relaxation
  • Daily mindfulness and concentration activities
  • Strategies for deep breathing and relaxation
  • Cooperative Learning Games based around learning empathy & practicing kindness 

 Your child's tool box will be filled  with strategies for self regulation and self calm. 

My son has come home from camp every day cheerful, relaxed and grounded. He talks enthusiastically about his experiences and practices skills he’s learned that day at home without prompting. I suspect the only thing my son will truly dislike about this camp, is that it is over.
— mom of 2, Portland Oregon

Camp Permissions and Liability Release:

Child's First & Last Name *
Child's First & Last Name
Child's Birth Date *
Child's Birth Date
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Terms and Conditions: In exchange for permission for my child to participate in the Happy Mindful People Program, I hereby grant the following release from Liability on my child’s behalf. I, release, discharge and hold harmless the movement/ Yoga teacher and the teacher’s licensor (“Released Parties”) from any and all liability for injury, arising out of or in connection with, or caused in any manner by my child’s participation in this program. I acknowledge my child hereby has been advised to consult, and has consulted, with a physician with respect to any past or present injury, illness, health problem or any other condition or medication that my child has, previously had and/or now may have that may affect the ability to participate in and to endure the Yoga program and its classes.
I give permission for my child to participate in the Henna Portion of Movement & Mindfulness Camp. I understand that, during this program henna* will be applied to hands, arms, or ankles to create a temporary tattoo. The design may stay on as long as three weeks. Participants will receive a design of their own choosing. I understand that Happy Mindful People will not be held responsible for any harm that could result from the participation in this event. If your child has any allergies, please take special consideration before signing this form. * Henna body art is made by applying henna paste to the skin, where it will then make a temporary red-brown stain. Henna is made from a flowering plant grown in tropical and subtropical regions. This art form has been practiced for centuries in India, Africa, and the Middle East. There are no chemicals in the henna Happy Mindful People uses.
I hereby give permission Happy Mindful People to use my child's photographic likeness in all forms and media for advertising, trade, and any other lawful purposes. Definitions “Assigns” Means a person or Happy Mindful People, has assigned or licensed rights under this release. “Media” Means all media including digital, electronic, print, television, film and other media now known or to be invented.
My Child is Bringing a Yoga Mat with them to Camp. *
If your child is attending both weeks please select the other week here.
If there is anything else you'd like us to know please include it here.

 

REGISTRATION: Enrollment in our classes is limited and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  We accept cash, personal checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. The balance of the class is due prior to the start of classes.

REFUNDS: No refunds or credits of any payment will be made for notification of withdrawal within 30 days of the start of the class, once the class has started or for missed classes.  Prior to that time, we will refund your tuition. In the event of an emergency we do allow transfers to a future class offering.

CANCELLATIONS: We reserve the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollments are not met.  In which case, all tuition and fees will be fully refunded.  Notification of cancellation will be made by phone or email  at least one day prior to the start of the class at which time, students will be offered the option of another class, space permitting, or a full refund.

ACCEPTANCE/ WAITING LIST: When we receive your registration we will send confirmation and specific class information.  If the class is full, you will be notified that you have been placed on a waiting list.