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We are excited to offer Virtual Zhailau for 2020


Let's connect as a community with programs for kids, adults, and families delivered digitally over Zoom!


All Family Activities

July 10, 8 pm EST:                   Opening Event and Ice Cream Social (byoic)

July 17, 8 pm EST:                   Zoom with the Kazakhstani Teachers – Past and Present

July 25, 3 pm EST:                   Community Crafting Activity (materials by mail, craft by Zoom)

July 31, 8 pm EST:                   Modern Day Kazakhstan with Erden

August 7, 8pm EST:                 Closing Ceremony and Virtual Wish Tree


Additional Activities

July 11, 10 am EST                  Virtual Meet and Hang out with Kids Growing Up in Kazakhstan

July 22 & Aug 5, 8 pm EST      Book Club – At Home on the Kazakh Steppe by Janet Givens 

July 19, 4 pm EST:                   Virtual Escape Room Competition

August 1, 3 pm EST:                Cooking a Kazakh meal in your own kitchen


Cost: $175/family – includes all activities for all family members

Registration:  June 16-June 30



Adoption Identity

Adoption Identity for ParentsJuly 20th and July 29th at 8pm EST

Topics:  Transracial Adoption: Discussing the Complexity and Supporting Adoptees Who Live It; 

Ask the Adult Adoptee and Adoptive Mom: an open discussion


Adoption Identity for Young Adults Post High School, 19-21+July 12th and July 19th at 7pm EST

Topics:  Adoption, Race and Identity post high school with discussion

Adoption Identity for High Schoolers, Rising 10-12 grade:  July 22nd and Aug 3rd at 7pm EST

Topics:  Challenges regarding adoption, race and identity in high school


Adoption Identity for Rising 8th and 9th gradeJuly 23rd and July 0th 4:30 pm EST

Topics:  Navigating race and adoption identity 


Adoption Identity for Rising 6th and 7th grade:  July 23rd and July 30th 3:00 pm EST

Topics:  Adoption, Race and Identity


Rising 4th and 5th grade:   July 23rd and July 30th  1:30 pm EST

Topics:  Exploring adoption identity

Cost: $275/family – for both Virtual Zhailau AND Adoption Identity sessions

Make your payment through the Payal link at the bottom of the registration page.  After payment, you will be sent a Sign-Up Genius link to sign-up for the specific activities your family members will participate in. 

Can't wait to see everyone via Zoom!

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