Family Legacy Camp

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Make this a summer to remember. Make a memento your family will treasure for years to come.

In this 3-day online camp, Vita Story Club and Empowering the Ages creatively engage older and younger members of your family in meaningful conversation and story-telling, both within your own family and in a small group. After all your laughter, sharing, and learning together, we assemble a digital family collage from the audio stories captured during the sessions.
  • Open to ages 10-100+
  • Family members do not need to be in the same home! This is a great opportunity for youth and older relatives to re-connect across long distances.
  • All camp sessions are through Zoom (video preferred, or dial-in via telephone).
  • Youth will learn and practice interview skills, converse with other youth and older family members, and have the satisfaction of helping create a treasured family heirloom.
Dates:
S̶e̶s̶s̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶1̶:̶ ̶J̶u̶l̶y̶ ̶1̶3̶,̶ ̶1̶5̶,̶ ̶1̶7̶.̶ ̶3̶:̶0̶0̶P̶M̶-̶4̶:̶3̶0̶P̶M̶ ̶E̶S̶T  FULL
Session 2: July 27, 29, 31. 3:00PM-4:30PM EST
Cost: $120 per family (family includes between 2-5 individuals) for the 3-day session.
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SEE A SAMPLE DIGITAL COLLAGE

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View sample collage

GIFT OPTIONS

GIFT OUR STORYTIME CARDS

The Vita Storytime Cards contain 40 fun, engaging questions for families to discover and preserve the life stories of their senior family members. Truly bond with your parents or grandparents by asking them the Storytime questions, and you’ll laugh, cry and cherish hearing their life experiences.

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ABOUT US

Vita Story Club is a nonprofit dedicated to sharing and preserving the life stories of older adults. We’ve worked with various organizations, such as the Brooklyn Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, as well as hundreds of individuals to preserve the life stories of their loved ones.

MEET OUR INSTRUCTOR!

Linnea G.

Linnea has a Master’s in Creative Writing and before making the move to New York, she taught English Composition at Minnesota State University. Over the past four years, Linnea has run numerous creative writing and storytelling workshops in Minnesota and New York. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her dog, Icarus, where she enjoys park-hopping and getting lost in museums.

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Vita Story Club is a nonprofit, with a mission to promote healthy aging, combat ageism, and reduce the social isolation of older adults. We do this through our Life Story Workshops where we help older adults share and preserve their life stories.