Wednesday, June 19, 2013

What's Going on at RCC This Summer?

Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. "Friends of Rape Crisis Center" (RCC)are on the move again to raise awareness and implement positive change. Anyone willing to see this change through , may join in to help. There is something for everyone, even the youth. Our Prevention Educators have been working with teens in our community over the last semester, educating them on healthy relationships and preventing dating and sexual violence. Here are some of the Pender County Students displaying posters that they created demonstrating what they learned in the "Safe Dates" program. We are so proud to see students taking a stand against dating and sexual violence! Are You Looking to Make a Difference in Your Community? Come show your support by joining our Community Outreach Committee! Next meeting Wednesday June 19th, from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Meetings will take place throughout the year on the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Camp Thrive - Brunswick County Camp Thrive is a FREE educational camp for females, ages 11-16 years old in the Oak Island, Boiling Spring Lakes, and Southport area. This camp experience will provide each participant with valuable information on healthy body images and relationships, effective communication skills, goal setting, and future plan development using interactive discussion and activities within a safe, nurturing, and purposeful environment. The camp will be led by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from the Rape Crisis Center-Brunswick of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. and a member of the Oak Island Police Department.
When: July 15-19, 2013 10am-2pm Where: Oak Island Police Department 4621 E Oak Island Dr. Oak Island, NC 28465 Space is limited! Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in referring someone to this group or would like more information, please contact Jude Knisley at (910) 754-7949 or jknisley@coastalhorizons.org. Camp Thrive - New Hanover County
Camp Thrive is a FREE summer retreat for females ages 13-18 years old who have experienced sexual abuse/assault. This experience will assist in healing and growing for each participant through interactive discussion and activities within a safe, nurturing, and purposeful environment. The camp will be lead by RCC Advocates and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Topics include body image, self discovery, individuality, coping and communication skills, as well as building dreams, goals, and relationships for the future. When: July 29th-August 2nd 9am-12:30pm Where: The Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. 615 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington, NC 28412 Space is limited! Lunch with be provided! If you are interested in referring someone to Camp Thrive or have any questions, please contact Lauren Slusher at (910) 392-6936 or lslusher@coastalhorizons.org. Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. New Hanover: (910)392-7460 - 24hr Crisis Line 615 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington, NC 28412 Brunswick: (910)754-7949 - 24hr Crisis Line 120 Coastal Horizons Drive Shallotte, NC 28470