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Laura Garcia Pendergrast (or LGP as her family and friends call her) moved to Seattle over 15 years ago and loves having it as her home. When she is not working as a marketing consultant, she likes getting outdoors to explore (preferably on a bike or a boat).

Rosaline Hampton Hosts 3rd Annual Fashion Camp For Teens

Summertime is camp time, and this week a group of teen girls from Seattle and Tacoma will be attending the 3rd Annual Fashion Camp. Fashion Camp is non-profit organization that was created by Rosaline Hampton. 

Rosaline believes that each individual has a unique inner beauty, strength and spirit, and she created Fashion Camp to help young girls discover their personal style and build confidence. Each day girls learn from inspirational mentors who share words of encouragement about what it takes to follow your dreams.

Photo Credit: www.rhfashioncamp.com

Photo Credit: rhfashioncamp.com

The roster of classes sounds fantastic. Topics include fashion, beauty, fitness and self-confidence. Examples and participating speakers/mentors include:

  • How a Positive Attitude Can Affect Your Image – Dorothy Beltufo
  • Making Your Own Custom Jewelry – Mandy Moon Vintage
  • Flybarre ClassBeverly Chaney
  • Body Types and Self Confidence – Cassie Hackett and Faith Hutcherson
  • All About Hair – Kay Matthews
  • Makeup with the Makeup GeekMarlena Stell
  • “Self” Seminar and Dream Boards – Amy Yamada

Rosaline shared that some of the most powerful moments from camp are when the girls share their thoughts after each day. In many cases, self-confidence can be impacted from what happens at home and in schools, and the girls share their experiences and make a group of friends that all keep in touch even after the camp week ends.

Photo Credit: Rosaline Hampton Salon

Photo Credit: Rosaline Hampton Salon

Camp Headquarters is at Rosaline Hampton Salon in Bellevue. Her chic salon will be transformed into a fun learning space for campers. The salon closes for business during Fashion Camp.

Attendance to Fashion Camp is free to the girls  and each participant receives a special “Fashion Camp Kit” filled with goodies from generous community sponsors.

The “campers” come from all over Seattle and Tacoma find out about the camp from schools and organizations including Rise and Shine Foundation, Rainier Beach High School, and more.

At the end of the week the girls will “graduate” from camp by participating in a special runway show for friends and family.

How you can get involved: 

Sponsor a girl:  You can help sponsor future campers, or help nominate a future camper.

Or if you would like to be an event sponsor by providing beauty products, food or beverages for future events please contact info@rhfashioncamp.com.

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