Maritime Division

Community partners help send kids to camp


This summer over four-hundred children from the Maritimes will make their way to Scotian Glen Summer Camp in Thorburn, Nova Scotia for a week of fun in the sun.

Scotian Glen Summer Camp serves as a safe and caring environment where children from families in need can indulge in sports, arts and other activities that may be otherwise inaccessible.

The Salvation Army is grateful to our many community partners who come alongside to make Scotian Glen a memorable experience for children age 7 to 12. 

·Through the generous support of the New Brunswick Children's Foundation, 30 children will be heading to camp. Directors Art Buck and Jennifer Machum were on hand to present a cheque to The Salvation Army Moncton Community and Family Services; and Director Janet Miller was on hand to present a cheque to the Saint Community and Family Services office.

· Armour Transport graciously made a donation that will send children in need to Scotian Glen. Many of the children attending camp come from families that may not have the resources to experience a week of outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, or swimming. Coming to camp allows children to meet new people, develop rich friendships, and nurture their self-esteem.

· The Windsor Foundation provided a thoughtful contribution that will help ensure the safety of children and counsellors at the camp. This donation secured the purchase, transport, and set up of a container to house utility and water-safety equipment.

Thank you to the many donors who are helping to shape an exciting summer ahead for our campers!

Related Articles

The Salvation Army Open Arms Centre celebrates ten years in the neigjbourhood of Uniacke Square

10 years of Open Arms


For ten years, The Salvation Army's Open Arms Centre has been providing community and family services to the neighbourhood of Uniacke Square. 

Since the establishment of the neighbourhood in the 1960s, Uniacke Square has been faced with a number of systemic barriers and a lack of available social services. Despite these challenges, the resiliency of the community remained steadfast with neighbours assisting each other as far as their means could provide.

The Salvation Army would soon be invited to join the community's effort by providing […]

Representatives from NRO present cheque to Scotian Glen Camp

Thrift Store raises over $25,000 to send more kids to camp


The lives of many more children from across the Maritimes will be enriched by the generosity of local communities who supported The Salvation Army Thrift Store’s 2017 Send a Kid to Camp campaign. Representatives from the National Recycling Operations (NRO) recently presented a cheque for over $25,000 to The Salvation Army’s Scotian Glen Camp Director.

“We’re very excited about this generous donation, which will help to ensure many children can enjoy a fun and safe week-long summer camp in a caring […]