Educate!’s 3rd Annual Hike for Africa: August 27, 2011
Educate!’s 3rd Annual Hike for Africa:
Joining Forces Across Continents
Saturday, August 27, 2011 at Green Mountain in Boulder
WHAT: Educate!’s 3rd Annual Hike for Africa celebrates the powerful
connection between Educate!’s U.S. supporters and its Ugandan students
as participants in Boulder and Kamapla, Uganda will trek to the top of
a peak, symbolizing the common goal of empowering the next generation
of socially responsible leaders. The money raised will go directly to
support education programs in Africa and empower Educate!’s 1,400
students in Uganda to transform their communities.
WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 8:30 am (registration begins at 8:30
am, hike begins at 9:45 am).
WHERE: Flagstaff Mountain to Green Mountain and back. Family-friendly
hike with a two-mile option or challenging four-mile option.
COST: $15 Pre-sale and $20 after August 1st. Free for kids 12 and
under. Pre-registration necessary.
MORE INFORMATION: Feel free to join us just for breakfast and live
music, or come to hike too! Socialize with fellow Colorado supporters,
hear updates about Educate! students’ work in Uganda, and enjoy live
music by Lost Angel Station. There will be coffee, snacks and
refreshments, as well as facepainting and coloring for kids. Dogs
welcome but must be leashed at all times! We’re going Green this year
so please bring your water bottles!
SPONSORS: Vic’s Espresso, Honest Tea, Eldorado Spring Water, Lost Angel Station.
Educate! unlocks the potential of African youth to solve the greatest
challenges facing their communities. Our model is exponential
empowerment – investing long-term in youth so they can positively
impact many others. Educate! provides a proven mix of a social
entrepreneurship and leadership course, long term mentoring, and an
alumni program that helps high school students start enterprises.
Today, Educate! is working with 1,400 diverse youth across Uganda and
developing a model that can be replicated across Africa.
- EDUCATE! PRESENTS THE FIRST ANNUAL BALL FOR THE FUTURE OF UGANDA
- Educate!’s 2nd Annual Ball: Saturday February 12th.
- Educate! Hosts Climb for Uganda
- Educate! Ball raises over $25,000 for Education in Uganda
- This weekend: Shoes, pancakes, the devil and a mountain
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