"Unite. Uplift. Inspire with the Drum Café's drumming. Drum Café West Canada's arts development programs have been designed for children of all ages."


 

Drum Café 1

The original African import, adapted for Canadian markets to avoid cultural specificity or ethnocentricity. This event reinforces work place communities. A Highly entertaining, interactive and engaging program, but without the customized content of its Ubuntu offspring (see below for Ubuntu).

Promotes
Community and team building, entertainment, fun.
Great for
Ice breakers, holiday parties, fundraisers, energizers, product launches
Duration
15 to 60 minutes
Group size
Any
Price
Pricing is based on the number of attendees.

Ubuntu

The flagship program for the Canadian market, this versatile, highly customizable engagement is geared toward organizational effectiveness, with elements of collaboration, teamwork and fun! Ubuntu has its origins in the Bantu languages of Southern Africa and is used to describe the interdependent relationship among people living together in a community. Simply put: "I am, because you are."

Promotes
Team building, team bonding, alignment and unity, leadership development, diversity/inclusion, communication and entertainment.
Great for
Onsite and offsite team meetings, conferences, general sessions, keynote sessions, team/departmental meetings, leadership retreats, recognition and incentive events.
Duration
30 - 75 minutes
Group size
Any
Price
Pricing is based on the number of attendees.

Spirited Leader

Usually delivered in conjunction with Ubuntu, this module is specifically geared toward skill- or capacity-building in leaders by handing them the reins of the program and inviting them to embody and practice skills modelled in Ubuntu

Promotes
Leadership
Great for
Onsite and offsite team meetings, conferences, general sessions, team/departmental meetings, leadership retreats.
Duration
15 - 30 minutes
Group size
Usually less than 100
Price
Pricing is based on the number of attendees.

DrumKIDZ

Drum Café's flagship youth development program was designed by educators to inject the school day with something a little different and a lot of fun.

Promotes
Unity, community building, character and esteem building, listening and support, respect tolerance and acceptance, anti-bullying, wellness/fitness, spirit-building.
Great for
School assemblies and pep rallies, recognition programs, graduations, dry graduations, before- or after-school programs, orientation days and summer/other camps. The program can be adjusted to suit early development, elementary, secondary, collage or university campuses.
Duration
30 to 60 minutes
Group size
Any
Price
Pricing is based on the number of attendees.

Tribes

This program is geared specifically around teaching children the history of the African hand drum, with a glimpse into its origins; How the drum is made and tuned; and understanding how African rhythms interlock with each other.

Promotes
Social/geographical studies, music, alignment, motivation and fun.
Great for
Art development program that's attended by each class in an entire school as well as music and band classes. The program can be rolled out throughout the school and adjust to suit very young elementary students.
Duration
30 - 90 minutes
Group size
Usually up to 50 students.
Price
Pricing is based on the number of programs booked. Available in BC only.

WisDrum Cafe

Interactive drumming or faith based programs has long been an informal part of Drum Café's programming, and its success has lead to this program, which transcends denomination and dogma. Named after the wisdom and enlightenment we all seek from our spirituality and from one another, WisDrum Café offers a deep and profound experience that unites, aligns and uplifts the spirits of those who share it.

Promotes
Unity, alignment, inspiration and motivation, medication and introspection, team building, wellness and fun.
Great for
Nonprofit and faith based organizations including churches, synagogues, mosques and temples of all denominations. This program has been used for youth retreats, congregational events, revivals and fundraisers.
Duration
30 - 90 minutes
Group size
Any
Price
Pricing is based on the number of attendees.