Nature with Julie, ATLAS Lord Somers Camp showcase
ATLAS is a weekend program at Lord Somers Camp to connect teenage refugees and newly arrived migrants to Australian nature. Julie, a volunteer leader at ATLAS will share how this program allows young people to cultivate a sense of belonging and connect to nature in their new homeland. Hear from Julie about how you can get involved or support ATLAS.
Julie Karra, 24, is a refugee from Syria, currently studying pharmacy. Julie will share stories from Syria and how her family gardens and continues to practice Syrian traditions in their home in Melbourne.
The EcoCentre acknowledges the Kulin Nations, including the Yalukut Weelam clan of the Boon Wurrung language group, traditional owners of the land on which we are located. We pay respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Elder members of our multicultural community.