Somali cultural Assoc.

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SCA Article

Our after school program provides school aged children up to age 15 with a variety of educational, social, and physical development skills.

We have partnered with local teachers to provide comprehensive tutoring, and have partnered with a number of community businesses to help us provide exciting hands on learning experiences. Additionally, we have guest Fine Arts and athletic instructors available on a consistent basis.

Our after school program is geared towards helping your child become a future leader in his/her community.

A SCA Future After School Program – Where dynamic leaders begin!

State of the Art 21st Century Learning After School Program Highlights:

  • Somali Language Clinic – Hands-on Learning Activities
  • Victorian Literacy Initiative Program in collaboration with the Local Gov.
  • Public Library
  • Monthly Career/Leadership Field Trips to Community Businesses &
  • City Facilities
  • Supervised Computer/Science Lab with Smart Board Technology
  • Music/Art Appreciation Activities
  • Career/Character Education
  • Reading/Study Centre
  • Certified Teachers for Tutoring/Homework Assistance
  • Academic Curriculum-Based Extension Activities in-line with school curriculum
  • Health/ Nutrition/ Exercise Seminars
  • Outdoor Play/Arcade Corner
  • Somali Culture and literature

Somali art is the arsc culture of the Somali people, both historic and contemporary. These include arsc tradions in poetry, music, architecture, wood carving and other genres, one of the oldest in the world possibly the language of the pharaohs and the first human selements in the horn of Africa.

The Somali Museum of Australia is the first museum in the world dedicated to preserving tradional Somali culture, language and history.

While there once was a national history museum in Mogadishu and other smaller ones in regional cities, the contents of those museums have been looted and scattered around the world. Melbourne is now home to one of the world’s largest collection of Somali artefacts, Paintings, costumes and over a 1000 books of the Somali literature, it is now also the home of this unique opportunity for cultural learning.

Displaying a collecon of over 700 pieces, and offering educaonal programs about Somali tradional culture that are not offered anywhere else, the Somali Museum offers an unrivaled opportunity for Minnesotans of all backgrounds to encounter and learn about Somali tradional culture.

The Somali Museum’s mission is to use this collecon as a tool for educaon: making it possible for young Somalis who have grown up in the Australia to connect with their culture, as well as the other communies of other ethnic heritages to encounter Somali art and tradional culture for the first me. The Museum’s programs explore the changing role of tradional arts and culture as the Somali people move across borders and me. By promong the highest forms of Somali creavity, the Somali Museum believes that it can also help to diminish harmful prejudice and misunderstanding.

The Somali Museum of Australia is the first museum in the world dedicated to preserving traditional Somali culture, language and history.

Displaying a collection of over 570 pieces arts, books and real size costumes of all Somali locations. While there once was a national history museum in Mogadishu and other smaller ones in regional cities, the contents of those museums have been looted and scattered around the world. Melbourne is now home to one of the world’s largest collection of Somali artefacts, Paintings, costumes and over a 300 books of the Somali literature, it is now also the home of this unique opportunity for cultural learning.

The Somali Museum’s mission is to use this collection as a tool for education: making it possible for young Somalis who have grown up in the Australia to connect with their culture, as well as the other communities of other ethnic heritages to encounter Somali art and traditional culture for the first time. The Museum’s programs explore the changing role of traditional arts and culture as the Somali people move across borders and time. By promoting the highest forms of Somali creativity, the Somali Museum believes that it can also help to diminish harmful prejudice and misunderstanding.

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