The Garvey School/Egun Omode Shule

Where African Culture Is Practiced


2016 School year has started. This year we celebrate 14 years of educational independence. Free to determine our own direction and destiny! The spirit of Marcus Mosiah Garvey lives forever!

Mark your calendars. Follow Egun Omode as we continue to tour our latest West African dance and drum production, "The Tellings of the Trees." Newark (Mary Burche Theater), Trenton (Mill Hil Playhouse), Philadelphia (Painted Bride Arts Center), and next up: Richmond, VA (Henrico Theater) on April 22 for 2 shows: 11 am & 7 pm. For information, please visit

Join The Garvey School on our Sankoja Journey to Ghana, West Africa. June 12-27, 2016. 10 days of travel, fun, cultural tours, national park, beach, slave dungeons, market, and so much more. For more information, email


BaKaRi summer enrichment program returns this year with a new theme, "Performing our Culture." Registration is open. Dates are June 27-August 12. We are accepting children ages 4-13.  Hours are 9 am-4 pm.

Our daycare, Watoto Village (located on site), has openings for infants - 5 year olds. Our newly renovated classroom is open to 3-5 year olds. Potty training, academic instruction, and a safe environment. We accept Child Care Connections and other subsidies. For inquiries, contact us at (609) 571-1855.

For any information, contact Baye Kemit @



Click to buy DVDs and the Soundtracks, plus view videos and photos from previous performances:

tellingList of our West African Productions: The Journey (May, 2012), 5 Pumpkin Seeds (May, 2013), The Cowtail Switch (Dec, 2013), & Look For Me In The Whirlwind (Dec, 2014). Our current touring production is "The Tellings of the Trees", a play written, directed and produced by Makeda Kemit. Tour dates: Newark 12.4.15, Trenton 12.11-12.12.15, Philadelphia 2.19.16, Richmond 4.22-23.16. Stay tuned for more cities and dates. 

Purchase tickets for "The Telling of The Trees" live on February 19, 2016 - click here


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West African Children's Dance Class: Every Friday. Children ages 3-6 is from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Children 5 and up is from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Classes are $40 per month.

West African Drum Class: Will start again on September 26. 11am-12:30pm at 102 Taylor St. Classes are $10. We have drums available.

Contact for any information.



Herman and Constance English. We love you and pledge to keep your lives and legacy strong for many years to come.

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