Every year, Salvation Army thrift stores work with communities across Canada to provide children in need the opportunity to attend camp, create positive moments, exceptional memories and special friendships. In 2013, the Send a Kid to Camp campaign raised $73,573, … Read more
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We did an informal street survey and asked Canadians of all ages about what types of youth programs and summer camps they felt were important.
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, … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 – … Read more
Oshawa Day Camp opens for the 12th year.
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 … Read more