Camp - NY
The Buddhist Association of United States sponsors a fun-filled interactive
Summer Camp each year over the fourth of July weekend at the beautiful
upstate New York temple of Chuang-Yen Monastery.
of Wisdom - Union City, CA
A Buddhist camp run by the Purple Lotus Buddhist School.
Camp - Portland, OR
Mandala on the Mountain is a weeklong summer camp for kids aged nine through
eighteen who are interested in Buddhism. Campers come from a variety of
traditions and levels of familiarity with Buddhism, but are willing to
try it out. Most of the forms we use derive from Soto Zen, but we include
teachings from different schools of Buddhism.
About Buddhist Summer Camps
Lets Boys Embrace Buddha
"Candles, incense holders and a 3-foot shrine holding a gold Buddha
sit on a wooden table next to six monks who are chanting and clasping
their hands in prayer. Next to them sit three young boys, clad in bright
orange robes, trying to emulate the monks by mouthing some of the chants.
But not for long. Two boys start kicking each other, while the other leans
back and starts sipping fruit juice. It's summer camp Buddhist