Tuesday’s Children is excited to invite you to our unique international program, Project COMMON BOND, a weeklong peacebuilding program for teenagers and young adults (ages 15-22).
Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania
Project COMMON BOND is an international program that brings together young people who have experienced direct trauma or loss due to terrorism, mass violence, war or its aftermath. Through recognition of how conflict has impacted their lives and experiencing this unique multicultural community, participants are empowered to be PEACE BUILDERS and AGENTS OF CHANGE back in their communities.
2023 Summer Application Information:
If you are between the ages of 15-22 and are interested in participating, applications are open until June 2, 2023, but we encourage you to apply early to hold your spot.
US Participant Application
International Participant Application
All expenses for travel within the U.S. are covered. There is no fee to participate. We will work with international participants to assist with travel costs on the basis of need.
If you are 22+ years old, a past participant and interested in applying to be a Group Leader, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s what you can expect:
- Build peer connections and lasting friendships with young adults from all over the world
- Enjoy daily activities, including sports, music, peacebuilding, dignity groups, drama and art
- Experience a community of peers who share similar experiences and are motivated to positively impact the future
Project COMMON BOND is a unique experience, unlike any other camp!
*Tuesday’s Children promotes a community of diversity, inclusion and respect. We do not endorse any religious or political views.
“Project COMMON BOND gave me a secure space to express my opinions, ideas, and life stories. It taught me practical problem-solving skills. In that way, I became more encouraged to take initiative in my local community and to try to address some potential problems.”
About Project COMMON BOND
Project COMMON BOND is a program that brings together young adults, ages 15-22, from around the world who share a ‘common bond’—the loss of a family member related to terrorism, violent extremism, conflict or US military service. Since 2008, 1000+ participants from 34+ countries have benefited from this program. This program is best suited for participants 2+ years post-loss. Learn more.
About Tuesday’s Children
Tuesday’s Children provides a lifetime of healing for families who have been forever changed by terrorism, military conflict or mass violence. Through a time-tested, long-term approach, Tuesday’s Children programming serves and supports our nation’s military Families of the Fallen; builds resilience and common bonds in communities worldwide recovering from tragedies; and keeps the promise to support all those impacted by Tuesday, September 11th.