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T. Barnes Summer Camp

Go Where the Love Is

The T. Barnes global summer camp was created to give American children of the African diaspora the experience of living in a black nation. Ninety percent of Anguilla’s population, government officials and business owners are of African descent. This experience of being immersed in a society where Blackness is celebrated and normalized not only gives students a sense of community, but positive representations of themselves. We hope the summer camp offers a solid historical foundation around African and African diaspora history, while preparing the next generation with the necessary agricultural skills and entrepreneurship goals.

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What are we looking for?

  • 10 students ages 12 – 17 with the following qualifications:
  •  Vast extracurricular activities and involvement in their community
  • Trustworthy for global travel
  • A sense of enthusiasm and adventure
  • Curiosity about culture and self-identity
  • Most importantly, a passion for learning and personal growth

What will our days look like?

  • 7:00 am – Wake up and shower
  • 8:00 am – Breakfast at Paradise Cove
  • 9:00 am – Global Awareness Workshop leaded by TaNesha Barnes
  • 10:00am -1:00pm – Depart to Sensational Flavors and learn the fundamentals of farming
  • 1:00pm – Lunch
  • 2:00pm – 5:00pm – Field Trip of the day
  • 5:00pm -7:00pm – Beach Crawl
  • 7:00pm – Dinner
  • 8:00pm – Meet by the pool, summer reading and recap the day.
  • 9:00pm- Lights Out

Field Trips

  • Tour of University of West Indies
  • Banks
  • Meeting with the Police Department
  • Lunch with Government Officials
  • Museums
  • Caribbean Music and Dance classes
  • Meet and Greet with DJs of the Island
  • Customs / Immigrations
  • Library
  • Hotel/ Resort Tours