Released 27 June 2012
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The Salvation Army in Cincinnati Has Openings for Single-Parent Camp
More than 25 Openings Still Available - Very Affordable for Participants
Cincinnati, OH (June 27, 2012) -The Salvation Army in Cincinnati announced today that it has more than 25 openings remaining for its Single-Parent Camp program this Summer.
Single-Parent Camp is a three-day residential camp offered to single-adult households in Hamilton County with children ages 5 to 15. Single Parent camp is only $30 per family, regardless of the number of age-appropriate children that attend. The camp is a great value and a wonderful opportunity for low-income families in Hamilton County to enjoy a great camping experience together.
Single Parent camp will be held August 3rd thru 5th 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.
"The Salvation Army has a long heritage of serving families through our camping program," stated Major Faith Miller, Divisional Program Secretary at The Salvation Army. "Single-parent households face specific challenges, which are compounded when they deal with the reality of financial hardship. The Salvation Army is pleased to offer these families an opportunity to refresh and reconnect in a fun, nurturing environment."
Those in Hamilton County interested in registering for Single-Parent Camp can visit their nearest Salvation Army Community Center, daily from 9 am to 4 pm, until all openings are filled:
- The Citadel, downtown, 114 E. Central Parkway, 45202 (enter on the 12th St. side)
- Center Hill, 6381 Center Hill Ave., 45224
- West Side (Price Hill), 3503 Warsaw Ave., 45205
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 (Single Parent Camp) -- $30 cash or money order per family
Those who have any questions about the registration process, or any other aspect of the Single Parent Camp opportunity, are asked to contact Chris Wald, at 513-762-5636.
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