Feb 6, 2019

Foster the Funk 2019 is THIS Weekend!

Camp Horizon is hosting our third annual fundraiser Foster the Funk benefiting Atlanta's youth in foster care on Febraury 9, 2019 at Terminal West. There will be live music featuring Electric Avenue, an amazing silent auction, delicious food, and a cash bar! Tickets are on sale now at www.ftf2019.givesmart.com We would love to have you join us for a night of funky 80's music and a fun celebration of the youth we work with!

If you are interested in learning more about the event, how to be involved, or ways to support Camp Horizon please email Cammie Cook at cammie.cook@camphorizon.net.

We thank you for your support of Atlanta foster youth! Without donations like yours we would be unable to provide life-altering programming to deserving young adults.

Camp Horizon provides year-round, no-cost programs for Atlanta's youth in foster care. We work to restore dignity and hope to children, teens and young adults who have been abused and neglected -- empowering them to make good decisions and lead healthy, productive lives.

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Nov 8, 2018

What's going on at Camp Horizon?

Thank you so much for your generous donation to Camp Horizon. Every dollar helps fulfill our mission as we work to restore dignity and hope to children, teens, and young adults in foster care who have been abused and neglected – empowering them to make good decisions and lead healthy, productive lives.

In the month of October, we put our mission into action during our Leadership Development Program (LDP). LDP is a weekend of programming for our teen campers where we focus on leadership skills, building strong relationships, and planning for the future while continuing our emphasis on Camp Horizon’s 3 R’s: Respect, Responsibility, and Resilience. Campers enjoy the activities, but the highlight of the weekend is always reuniting with friends and counselors they grew to know over the years at summer camp.

As December nears, we prepare for the festivities of the holiday season. In the fall, we ask our campers to provide a wish list of what they would like to receive for the holidays. Through donations and an amazing sponsor, we are able to provide our campers with both practical items such as clothing and supplies for school, as well as something of off their wish list. Once items are collected, we host our annual wrapping party. Here our teenagers wrap gifts for the younger children, while volunteers wrap for the teenagers. One week later, the entire Camp Horizon family comes together for a holiday celebration. Rumor has it Santa is even making an appearance to deliver the gifts this year!

As always, we thank you for supporting Camp Horizon. Through your donation, you provide a lasting impact in the lives of children who are often too easily forgotten, marginalized, and under-resourced.

 

Sincerely,

The Camp Horizon Team

Aug 10, 2018

Send A Kid to Foster Care

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of Georgia youth in foster care. With your generous support, we are able to expose children to the joy of summer camp. In July, we hosted 40 campers who learned to swim, horseback ride, and to build positive peer relationships.  Our campers expressed their emotions through art therapy programs, they played, smiled and made new friends.

We offer self-esteem building activities to provide young campers with the personal affirmations and coping skills they need to value themselves and to make positive life decisions.  Camp Horizon is a safe haven for children who have been bruised and abused, we nurture the whole child. Each of our activities is designed to rebuild the self worth of our campers.  At camp, our kids are happy. We stay connected to our campers throughout the year, to offer our continued support.

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of children who need your help.

 

Sincerely,

 

The Camp Horizon Team

 
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