Seeds of Peace Camp Kicks Off in Maine
Teenagers from the Middle East are gathering in Maine for a summer camp that aims to find common ground among youth from countries that are enemies.
The first Seeds of Peace summer session starts Friday with Egyptians, Israelis, Jordanians, and Palestinians, along with teens from the United States and United Kingdom.
The camp was founded on the idea of bringing together teens from countries that are in conflict with each other in hopes of opening a door to dialogue and understanding that can provide a foundation for building peace. More than 5,300 young leaders have attended the camp over the past 22 years.