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Only 50 City Camp Openings Remain at The Salvation Army - Final Registration This Week
A Great Value and Opportunity for Children; Camp Scholarships Available
Cincinnati, OH (June 4, 2012) -The Salvation Army in Cincinnati announced today that it has only 50 openings remaining for its City Camp outing. The camp offers a great opportunity for local children to have a terrific camping experience at minimal or no cost.
City Camp is a five-day residential camp offered to children ages 6 to 12 who live in Hamilton County. The camp is very affordable for participants, as part of the ministry of The Salvation Army: City Camp is only $20 per child; scholarships are available for children who qualify. Please inquire at registration.
City Camp will be held June 15th thru 20th at The Salvation Army's Camp SWONEKY. Camp SWONEKY is a 250+ acre campgrounds operated by The Salvation Army in Oregonia, OH, about 10 miles north of Kings Island. The facility offers games, horseback riding, hiking and climbing, swimming, farm animals, arts and crafts, and much more, all in a beautiful forested setting.
"We're eager to ensure that local children have the opportunity to participate in camp," stated Major Faith Miller, Divisional Program Secretary at The Salvation Army. The Salvation Army has a long heritage of providing wonderful camp experiences to those from underprivileged neighborhoods, and seeks those in Hamilton County that could benefit from these great offerings.
Registration dates this week for those interested in City Camp include:
- Tuesday, June 5th, from 1 pm to 4 pm
- Thursday, June 7th, from 9 am to 12:00 Noon
- Friday, June 8th, from 9 am to 12:00 Noon and 1 pm to 4 pm
Given the limited number of remaining openings for City Camp, please be aware that these spots are available on a first-come, first-registered basis.
Registration will take place at The Salvation Army's Citadel, downtown, located at 120 E. Central Parkway, 45202. During registration, applicants will be asked to present the following:
- Photo I.D. of the Parent
- Proof of Income
- Proof of Child's/Children's Age(s)
- Camp fee (City Camp) -- $20 cash or money order per child
Those who have any questions about the registration process, or any other aspect of the City Camp opportunity, are asked to contact Chris Wald, at 513-762-5636.
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