Salvation Army Camp Video

Posted on 14th July 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army camping programs provide thousands of children each year with an opportunity to learn more about themselves and the world around them, enjoy nature, participate in sports, make new friends, learn new skills and have fun in a healthy, safe and caring Christian environment.
Categories: Video

How Summer Camp Changed a Life

Posted on 24th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Tom Morrison had mixed feelings about going to summer camp. Little did he know the experience would take his life in a direction he never would have imagined. “When I was six my parents sent me to The Salvation Army’s camp in Jackson’s Point, Ont., to get rid of me for a week,” Tom laughs.  […]
Toronto, ON May 21, 2013 – A new report from The Salvation Army, released as part of Dignity Month, reveals that despite a rebounding economy, many Canadian families and young people are still struggling to make ends meet. “Youth in Need: The Economic Challenges,” revealed that since the recession began in 2008, 66 percent of  […]

Salvation Army Barbecue Helps Families go to Camp

Posted on 17th August 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Prince Albert – The Salvation Army Outpost on Central Avenue held a barbecue on Thursday to raise money for families wishing to attend Kinasao Lutheran Bible Camp. “Today, we have a number of families who want to go to a family camp and it’s financially difficult for most, especially if they have kids,” Salvation Army  […]
Categories: Newswire

Camp Newport is Adventure-Filled World for Kids

Posted on 31st July 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
HUNTSVILLE—Aside from attending a sports camp in Moldova where she was born, Yuliia had never been to the kind of camp that is a traditional rite of passage for many Canadian kids. So when the opportunity arose to go to Newport Adventure Camp, the 14-year-old couldn’t wait to get there. After only a few days,  […]
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Salvation Army Sends Chilliwack Kids to Camp

Posted on 19th July 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Camp Sunrise is like any other sleep-away camp – kids running around from dawn to dusk, screaming with glee at the different crafts, sports, and activities filling their days, singing ’til their lungs go dry, and forming lifelong friendships – but with one difference. For the kids at Camp Sunrise, their families don’t have the  […]
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Day Camp Adventures

Posted on 16th July 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Armed with swimsuits and sunscreen, sneakers and water bottles, kids from all walks of life buzz with excitement as they anticipate their week-long day camp adventures. For the 12th consecutive year, The Salvation Army in Oshawa, Ont., has opened its doors for summer day camp. “Camp is a thrilling and unforgettable place where kids meet  […]
Categories: Feature

Maritime Thrift Stores Send Kids to Camp

Posted on 13th July 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Heading off to summer camp is an exciting time of the year. However, the reality is that many cannot afford such a luxury without your assistance. On Tuesday, July 10, representatives from The Salvation Army Thrift Stores of Nova Scotia were at Scotian Glen to present a cheque for $16,092.48 to help send children to  […]
Categories: Newswire

Ontario Thrift Store Customers Send Kids to Camp

Posted on 9th July 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Camping season is off to a great start this year at The Salvation Army Jackson’s Point Camp! On Wednesday, July 4, representatives from Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Ontario, including Retail District Managers Maria Guayacan and Priscilla Jogaratnam along with Store Managers Michelle Sanelli and Shaney Cannon, were at Jackson’s Point to present a cheque  […]
Categories: Newswire

Summer Camp Experiences

Posted on 9th July 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Have you attended summer camp? Maybe you’ve been a camp counsellor or worked in the dish pit. Today, more than 4,500 children attend Salvation Army week-long and day camps each summer. Talk to any camper, camp parent, camp director, etc. and you’ll be told wonderful stories, filled with magical memories and positive life-altering experiences. What  […]
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