Tag Archives: summer camp

United States: It is important for young people that justice issues are part of the “gospel work”

Voices of Communion: Daniel Kirschbaum, ELCA Program Director for Young Adult Ministry (LWI) – In 2021, Daniel Kirschbaum joined the staff of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) as Program Director for Young Adult Ministry. In this interview, Kirschbaum recounts his active involvement as a child in developing church …

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The PSU program helps former homestay students

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WTAJ) — For many young people in the foster care system, furthering their education at the college level may seem out of reach. The Fostering Lions program was founded in 2018 to provide support, essential college services, and help develop skills for post-graduation success to Penn State …

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Meet the JDC man on the Romania-Ukraine border – The Forward

Israel Sabag was facing a rebellion from the bus full of 30 refugees who arrived unannounced at the Joint Distribution Committee tent here on the Ukraine-Romania border on Friday morning. Sabag, the Joint’s director for Romania, had been working for weeks with local hotels and hostels to prepare for the …

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James Lekas ​​Obituary – Florida Times-Union

Lekas James Steven Lekas Retired U.S. Navy Captain James “Jim” Steven Lekas ​​of Jacksonville, Florida died Feb. 25, 2022 after a long illness. He was 85 years old. James was born on November 14, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois. As a child, his family attended the Greek Orthodox Church of the …

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Local youth organization 2SLGBTQ receives grant from Hydro One’s Energizing Life Community Fund

The Welcome Friend Association will use the $25,000 grant for its Rainbow Camp program 24 Indigenous communities, charities and municipalities will receive a $25,000 grant from Hydro One’s Energizing Life Community Fund. The Welcome Friend Association will receive the grant for its work with 2SLGBTQ+ youth and young adults in …

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The Buckhannon Community Theater lifts the curtain on its 50th anniversary season

The Buckhannon Community Theater is proud to announce its 50and Anniversary season. After a brief hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Buckhannon Community Theater is ready to raise the curtain once again. The 2022 season will be composed of BCT: A 50and Golden Anniversary Celebration, Disney’s Frozen Junior, I Love …

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Rosalyn Rae Erickson – Brainerd Dispatch

Rosalyn Rae Erickson, 87, of McCook, NE, died Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha, NE. Rosie was born on January 23, 1935 in Bonetrail, ND to parents Adolph and Helen (Fougner) Nelson. She was one of nine children who grew up on a farm …

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Kelowna teen cooks up delicious fundraiser to help send kids to summer camp

Flour, salt, an heirloom sourdough starter and some creativity are all Isabella Harmel needed to start a fundraiser for a cause close to her heart – Camp Pheonix. She sells her homemade sourdough bread to help children “who couldn’t go camping normally, either for social or financial reasons, and it …

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Local Priest Appointed Canon Ordinary in the Episcopal Diocese of WV | Lifestyles

CHARLESTON — The Most Reverend Chad Slater has been appointed Canon Ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia. Slater, a native of Ripley, Jackson County, has served as rector of Christ Church, Bluefield, since 2013, and dean of the New Southern Deanery of Episcopal Churches in West Virginia since …

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Foundation finances 47 non-profit organizations | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted Attendees enjoy a previous year’s edition of the annual Run For It event, one of the premier fundraisers that allows the Tucker Community Foundation to provide funds to local nonprofits . PARSONS — More than $96,000 has been awarded to a total of 47 nonprofit organizations by the …

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David Cameron’s legacy project has a cut budget after being exposed

David Cameron’s controversial legacy project has had its budget slashed by two-thirds during a review of government funding for young people. The National Citizen Service (NCS), established by the then Prime Minister in 2011, has seen its cash share cut from 90% of the government’s overall youth funding budget to …

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Camp Courage fundraiser on the main stage on February 6

The Main Stage is hosting its first big fundraising event of the year on Sunday, February 6, from noon to 6 p.m. and it’s one you won’t want to miss. Main Stage has partnered with The Law Tigers (Arizona Motorcycle Attorneys), Yavapai Broadcasting Company and the AZ Burn Foundation for …

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Revival sweeps through Maplewood students

By Brian Blackwell, editor of the Baptist Message SULPHUR, La. (LBM) — For several months, Addisyn Brattain had been a faithful helper at Maplewood First Baptist Church when her student pastor, Nathan Yates, challenged the youth group to truly follow Christ. Brattain knew Jesus, but it wasn’t until that summer …

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Salisbury Council and staff discuss investing in parks and recreation program to deter crime – Salisbury Post

By Natalie [email protected] SALISBURY — Members of City Council discussed Thursday how increased investment in the Parks and Recreation Department and its youth engagement programs can affect crime in the city. Salisbury Police Chief Stokes and Department of Parks and Recreation Director Nick Aceves outlined the department’s needs and how …

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Meesoon Han helps bridge Alabama-Korea divide

Her son was upset. More than that, he was confused. He explained that he got into a fight with a classmate in his adopted hometown of Montgomery after being called an insult, an insult typically directed at people of Chinese descent. “I’m Korean,” he told his mother. More than 20 …

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Business of the week: Woodson YMCA

Pilot and review of Wausau Editor’s Note: Company of the week is a sponsored article that shares the stories of locally owned and operated businesses in the Wausau area, highlighting the products and services they offer and how they contribute to the unique flavor of the metropolitan area. Learn how …

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Support national parks in 2021

WASHINGTON, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – As we enter the final days of the year, the National Park Foundation (NPF) reflects on how it has supported national parks throughout 2021. Thanks to a growing community of champions of the parks, including donors, foundations, corporate partners, National Park Service …

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The Bristol Press – Teams have been chosen for the annual Sloper Plunge, which raises funds so families in need can send children to camp

SOUTHINGTON – Teams are forming for the 17th annual Sloper Plunge, which will see groups jump into the cold waters of Sloper Pond. The event raises funds so families in need can send their children to Camp Sloper this summer. The Sloper Plunge will be held on Saturday February 26 …

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Cambridge Police Department welcomes new cadets

The Cambridge Police Department welcomed four new cadets to the agency after a special ceremony on November 19 at the Robert W. Healy Public Safety Facility. The new cadets are the second class to join the department after the city reinstated the cadet program in 2019. The Cadet Program is …

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YMCA looks to community to help complete renovations at Camp Kirkwood

Camp Kirkwood (Photo: YMCA) BURGAW, NC (WWAY) – Camp YMCA Kirkwood is the subject of a million dollar fundraising campaign to renovate its swimming pool, replace electrical service throughout the camp and improve its overall infrastructure. Renovation projects include new sanitary facilities, dining room roof replacement, kitchen upgrades, road repairs …

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Child and Youth Coordinator – Episcopal Information Service

Children‘s and youth coordinator Job Description : The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma is seeking a full-time Child and Youth Coordinator to support child and youth ministry in the diocese and to lead our thriving summer camp program. The Children and Youth Coordinator will serve under the supervision of the Director …

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H2O Summer Service Camp – “When we feel heard”

H2O campers used ArcGis to put their observations on a map for use by town planners. H2O “Helping Others” hosted three in-person summer service camp sessions in 2021. Middle school participants enjoyed eight days of volunteer work, small group interactions with awesome counselors, brainstorming, speakers, games and more! We have …

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Lahmers Wright and Caldwell recognized at conference

Cambridge City School District employees Robin Lahmers, Summer CATS Camp Program Manager, Ed Wright, Treasurer, and Dave Caldwell, Business Manager, received awards at the Ohio School’s annual fall conference Boards Association in the South East region. Lahmers, nominated by Rose Marie Daymut, Director of Federal Programs and 6-12 Curriculum, received …

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Pulaski County Extension Welcomes New 4-H Agent | Local News

There is a new face to the Pulaski County Extension Office. Erica Spurgeon arrived on September 1 to join Jennifer Cole as the second 4-H Youth Development Officer for the University of Kentucky Affiliate Community Organization. “Our county is so big,” Spurgeon explained. “We serve 13 primary schools and there …

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Company owner praises Lions Club and locals band

BIG RAPIDS – Giving back to a community can be one of the best ways to keep it going, and a Big Rapids organization has been praised by a local business owner for their efforts to help small businesses in the area throughout of the pandemic. The Big Rapids Lions …

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Rock Springs Ranch Unveils New Model 4-H Camp | State

K-State Research and Extension, the Kansas 4-H Foundation and Rock Springs Ranch present a new camp model for the 2022 camp season at Rock Springs Ranch. This new model will focus on the positive development of 4-H youth for Kansas youth ages 8-18 to prepare them for the challenges of …

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How many children does Gavin Newsom have?

GOVERNOR Gavin Newsom survived a statewide recall election that once again saw some Republicans make unfounded allegations of voter fraud. Here we look at the family life of the politician. 1 Governor Gavin Newsom, his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, and their family greet each other after being sworn in on …

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Two win this year’s LCCF Heart of Gold award | Sun News

LAGRANGE – For the first time in its history, the LaGrange County Community Foundation presented two “Heart of Gold” awards at its annual meeting on Tuesday evening. Dean Domer of Wolcottville and Shanon Statton, Mongo, were each named the foundation’s 2021 Heart of Gold recipients for their contributions to improving …

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Upcoming events starting July 19 | Sports

The list of upcoming events is a public service of The Times News. Email [email protected], fax listing information to (423) 392-1385, or contact Evening Sports at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328, ext. 4323. Include sport, dates, deadlines, location and contact details. Baseball CAMPS • ETSU PROSPECTS CAMPS, for Grades 9 to …

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UAE-based Khalifa Fund Venturist Summer Camp opens registration

The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has announced that registration for “Venturist”, its coveted summer entrepreneurship camp, is open for the 2021 edition. The virtual summer camp will begin July 25 and host two separate 10-day camps, ending August 19, the fund said in a statement Sunday. Venturist will be …

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Centraide supports Pal Camp | WIVT

BINGHAMTON, NY – United Way is joining with other local donors to help beautify a summer camp that provides outdoor activities for area children and a way to build relationships between the community and the police. United Way today announced a $ 20,000 grant to the Binghamton Police Athletic League, …

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Low-cost music camp begins in Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND – A paid music camp for kids in grades five through high school – beginners included – is coming soon to the Fort Worden State Park campus. “I can’t wait to get the kids back to music,” said Daniel Ferland, one of 10 teachers about to deliver the …

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Over 2,900 children to benefit from Princeton Area Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund grants for summer programs

Princeton Area Community Foundation × Princeton Area Community Foundation The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded $ 199,000 in COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund grants to nonprofits running summer programs that will include instruction to help students overcome learning losses caused by the pandemic. “Through these grants, we are helping …

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4-H Camp Middlesex receives $ 100,000 Cummings grant

ASHBY – The Middlesex County Foundation Inc., representing 4-H Camp Middlesex, is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $ 100,000 to $ 500,000 each through the $ 25 million from the Cummings Foundation, according to an announcement from the foundation. The Ashby-based organization was chosen from a …

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Newman-Gonchar Selected as Assistant Coach for 2021 U.S. National Women’s Under-20 Training Team – University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico— University of New Mexico volleyball head coach Jon Newman-Gonchar has been named assistant coach of the 2021 Women’s National Indoor Training Team, as announced by USA Volleyball. Newman-Gonchar is no stranger to working with USA Volleyball, recently selected by Karch Kiraly to serve as the head coach …

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Snohomish County institution recovers from pandemic

Lilly Kick found her spark at Camp Killoqua astride a horse. The eighth grade student at Evergreen Middle School in Everett has been a Camp Fire of Snohomish County camper since 2015. Horseback riding is her favorite camp activity. Camp Fire gives children the opportunity to find their spark, make …

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Summer camp review: Goodbye boredom

The pleasures of summer are back! Children will enjoy a variety of summer camps to have fun outdoors and learn indoors. (Photo provided) Guess what’s going on! The camp is back! Tell your friends! You can find your perfect summer camp with our reference guide. These camps provide children with …

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YMCA Summer Camps on Track

Photos of Quentin Roux| Some camp directors are all smiles in anticipation of training new high school graduates and college student counselors. From left to right, Charlene Rose, Skylar Rosas, Denise Mendez, Ariza Reyes, Catera Isme and Miranda Warner. Hiring staff has been a well-publicized and ironic issue for businesses …

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