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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.

Salvation Army Summer Camps Change Lives

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The countdown has begun. Summer break for Canada’s students is just around the corner. Thanks to your generous donations Salvation Army camping ministries are gearing up to provide close to 5,000 kids nationwide a time of fun

“Kids to Camp” National Program a Great Success

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The Salvation Army’s National Recycling Operations “Kids to Camp” program is sending 267 kids to camp this year. On June 19, across Canada, customers of Salvation Army thrift stores were invited to donate funds that would help pay camp fees for less privileged campers. More than $58,000 was raised. Last year 4,800 children went to Army camps.

About National Recycling Operations
The Salvation Army National Recycling Operations exists to generate funds to support Salvation Army programs by efficiently and ethically […]

Seven-year-old Donates Birthday Money to Haiti

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Instead of birthday gifts, 7-year-old Claire-Marie Harrower asked her nine friends to bring money to her birthday party so she could give it to The Salvation Army’s ongoing relief efforts in Haiti.

A total of $214.21 was gathered. Claire-Marie and her mom, Lisa, made a special trip to The Salvation Army’s head office in Toronto to hand in the donation.

“We gave to The Salvation Army because we know that most of it goes directly to The Salvation Army’s extensive immediate and […]

Homeless Youth Receive a Hand Up at Salvation Army Shelter

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At The Salvation Army Sutton, Ontario, Youth Shelter, male and female clients receive a hand up rather than a hand out.
The shelter’s emergency and transition housing for homeless youth has served more than 800 people, ages 16 to 26, since its doors opened in March 2006.