DeVaughn is a 15-year-old kid from New York City who loves skateboarding and craves a "quiet place" to escape the chaos of his home, the city, and kids that steal from him. The film follows DeVaughn on a weekend-long group camping trip with Camping to Connect, a BIPOC-led mentorship program that teaches leadership, brotherhood, and inclusion in the outdoors. One leader states, "these kinds of conversations are rare for men that look like us," and as the film weaves between the city and the woods, a place that is unfamiliar and historically inaccessible to these kids, we witness the joy and growth that is possible when kids have an opportunity to find that "quiet place."
- Alex Cullen
- Manny Almonte
- Andy Isaacson
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Camping to Connect
Camping to Connect is a Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) led experiential mentorship program that uses nature-based outdoor recreation to address the diverse issues faced by young men of BIPOC communities.