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Released 30 July 2013

 The Salvation Army in Cincinnati Has Openings for Single-Parent Camp

About 15 Openings Still Available - Very Affordable for Participants

Cincinnati, OH (July 30, 2013) -The Salvation Army in Cincinnati announced today that it has about 15 openings remaining for its Single-Parent Camp program this Summer.Happy at Camp!

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 2nd thru 4th 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 are asked to contact Chris Wald, at 513-762-5636.

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

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