Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge, 4834 N. Lombard St, Portland, OR 97203.
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Serving North Portland since 1895
Peaceful Warriors, July 9-13, 12pm-3pm. Peaceful Warriors is designed for students to have fun and build confidence while exploring topics related to self-defense using drama, martial arts, games, writing and other activities. Topics include healthy relationships, self-care, mindfulness, de-escalation and assertive communication street smarts and bullying prevention. The class culminates in a fun demonstration for caregivers and friends. Students of all genders welcome!
GirlStrength June 11-15, and Aug 20-24, both sessions are 9am-12pm, GirlStrength is a free violence prevention program offered through the Family Services Division of the Portland Police Bureau. GirlStrength is designed to meet the developmental needs of youth ages 10-17. The programs, workshops and classes are inclusive and offered to any youth who identifies as a girl, or whose gender expression is female, fluid or non conforming. REGISTER HERE
Aikido Camp July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug 3, Aug 6-10 all sessions are 10 am-2 pm. Aikido Portland's summer camps for children ages 5-13 is an extremely popular event that sells out every year. Campers learn samurai stories and Japanese myths, play games that incorporate Aikido skills, learn to fall and roll safely, and practice as partners how to perform throw and pin eachother. Cooperation, confidence, leadership, and respect are at the core of instruction.
BoyStrength. Dates TBD. Fostering awareness, promoting healthy choices and empowering boys to be leaders in nonviolence. The BoyStrength Program aims to Foster an understanding of what it means to be a young man in today’s media driven society. To boost knowledge and awareness of equity, diversity, and cultural differences. To support boys capacity to express and regulate emotions. To encourage boys to explore healthier and safer choices to prevent violence.