We are excited to be entering the 8th year of the Press Play Music and Arts Summer Program! This year, we will host our program at An Achievable Dream Academy every Tuesday and Thursday, 2pm – 5pm from July 11 to August 3, 2017. Students entering 2nd grade through 5th grade may apply. Students engage in music and art activities that are engaging, creative, and fun! Click here to sign up.
Life Power Music Mentoring ran two successful music arts summer camp in Hampton Roads, VA. The Newport News camp had over 23 students in attendance and the Hampton camp had over 34 students in attendance. Students created their own radio stations, personal magazines, art projects, and played fun games. Students also increased skills in teamwork, responsibility, and self-efficacy. Thanks to An Achievable Dream Middle/High School and The City of Hampton for the grants and funding that make these camps possible!!!
Bethel Church in Hampton, VA. thanked Life Power Music Mentoring for its community efforts with a community service award plaque and a $1000 donation. Sean Slaughter, Executive Director of LPMM reported, “I am extremely humbled and honored to receive this award on behalf of our organization”. Life Power Music Mentoring uses music and arts as a tool to foster creativity and positively impact lives.
THANK YOU to all those who supported our 5k run to raise money for youth scholarships. Three Newport News youth, Ezekiel, Raheem, and Rakwez will now receive free enrollment in our recording studio workshop because of YOU:)
The City of Hampton has awarded Life Power Music Mentoring its second $10,000 grant. Life Power will use this grant to fund it 2nd Annual Press Play Music and Arts Camp. 30 youth from the City of Hampton will attend this camp for free! For more information, click here
The Press Play Music Arts Camp is back and is now offering two camps: one in Newport News, VA and the other in Hampton Virginia. In Newport News, LPMM will partner once again with An Achievable Dream Middle/High School, offering the camp for free to An Achievable Dream students and $125 for non-students. In Hampton, LPMM partners with the Hampton Teen Center to offer a free camp to 30 local Hampton students. The days and times of the camp are as follows:
Newport News, An Achievable Dream
July 9 – Aug 1 / Tuesdays and Thursdays/ 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Hampton, Hampton Teen Center
July 8 – Aug 14 / Mondays and Wednesdays / 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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The City of Hampton has awarded Life Power Music Mentoring a $10,000 grant. Life Power’s Executive Director Sean Slaughter was very grateful. “With this grant, more youth will be able to be enrolled into our music and arts camps” said Mr. Slaughter. “It definitely is a good day”. Life Power will use the money to fund a summer music and arts camp to be held at the Hampton Teen Center. For more information, contact Life Power at 757-913-1745.