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Summer Camp Action

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Every year, close to 4,500 kids attend Salvation Army summer camps. For many, this is the only holiday they will have. Watch them in action!











Kids Grow at Camp

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Sophie Murray jumped at the chance to get away from her stressful situation at home, even if for a while. As a kid, when life got hard, she knew she was going back to Newport Adventure Camp. Says Sophie: “That kept me grounded.”

Salvation Army Thrift Stores Across Canada Send 321 Kids to Camp

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Salvation Army thrift stores from coast to coast have raised more than $70,000, which will send 321 kids to camp this summer.

A week at camp can be a life-changing experience for a child, and the funds raised will ensure that kids who can’t otherwise afford camp, will be able to attend. Every summer Salvation Army camping ministries provide close to 5,000 kids nationwide a time of fun, friendship and new accomplishments in a safe environment where they can […]

Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Western Canada Send 101 Kids to Camp

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Over a four-week period, Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Western Canada held a fundraising ‘Send a Kid to Camp,’ campaign.

From April 14 to May 14 donations were collected at participating stores and, through the public’s generosity, 101 kids will get to camp this summer who would normally not have this opportunity.

Each year Salvation Army camps provide close to 5,000 kids nationwide a safe, fun and memorable experience. For many, this is the only holiday they will get.

Summer Camp Stories

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So many of us have attended some kind of summer camp. What kind of camps did you attend when you were younger? Do you have treasured memories? Friends that you keep in touch with? What was your favourite activity?

Now’s your chance to remember the good ole’ days of summer and tell us your best camp story.

Kids Come Alive at Summer Camp

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Kids are so excited, they don’t look back to say goodbye. Equipped with backpacks and sleeping bags they head off to summer camp where they come alive.