Degree Name

MA in Conflict Transformation

First Advisor

Dr. John Ungerleider


This research explores the design, curriculum, and monitoring & evaluation efforts of Peace Corps Senegal Girls’ Camps through the lens of Youth Program Leadership and Design theory. The literature review reveals a research gap in youth camp programming and hopes to draw attention to this fact to promote more literature on this subject in the future. Interviews were conducted to gain information on the design and monitoring & evaluation experiences of camp facilitators from the 2015 and 2016 PCS Girls’ Camps. This research draws upon data collected from literature, interviews, personal experience, and relevant documents from Peace Corps Senegal to promote empowerment and leadership building curriculum and improve monitoring & evaluation efforts. This capstone seeks to serve as a resource for future PCV facilitators of youth camps in Peace Corps Senegal.


African Languages and Societies | African Studies | Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | International and Area Studies | Social and Cultural Anthropology


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