Over 200 attend Omega Psi Phi Sixth District Boys Leadership Camp

Over 200 attend Omega Psi Phi Sixth District Boys Leadership Camp
July 30
00:00 2015

In above photo: NFL Linebacker Brother Quinton Coples, center, visits the Omega Psi Phi Sixth District Boys Leadership Camp at the YMCA Camp Hanes in King, NC. (Submitted Photo) 

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King — Over 200 young African-American males, ages 8 to 15, from North Carolina and South Carolina gathered at YMCA’s Camp Hanes for the Sixth District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.’s Boys’ Leadership Camp from Sunday, June 28 through Friday, July 3.

During the camp, which was free to all campers, the attendees participated in workshops on Leadership and Citizenship, Conflict Resolution, My Future, Life Skills, Adult and Child CPR, Black Lives Matters, Making Healthy Decisions, Etiquette Training, Finance, Team Building Reading and Writing.

Activities included: golf, horseback riding, climbing wall, swimming, water slide, water zip line, canoeing, alpine tower, alpine zip line, nature hikes, archery, arts and crafts.

The camp counselors were undergraduate Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., from Charleston Southern University, Clemson University, East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Livingstone College, North Carolina State University, Shaw University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Winston -Salem State University.

The Sixth District is comprised of all graduate and undergraduate chapters in North and South Carolina.

Worldwide, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

has over 700 chapters throughout the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Korea, Japan, Liberia, Germany, Kuwait and the United Kingdom.

For more information please contact Brother Byron Putman: or 803-487-7098.

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