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.
The Camp Horizon Team
Aug 10, 2018
Send A Kid to Foster Care
By Administrative Team - Development Officer
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.
The Camp Horizon Team
May 10, 2018
Send Kids in Foster Care to Camp Horizon Programs
By Camp Horizon Team - Development Project Leader
Thank you for your support of children in foster care. At Camp Horizon, like you, we beleive all children deserve to be loved and wanted. Kids in foster care suffer trauma and loss at a young age. Camp Horizon helps children in foster care to heal with positive encouragement, confidence building activities, adult mentoring and affirming self-esteem excercises. Our cost free, year-round programs restore dignity and foster hope in children, teens and young adults. We empower children to make positive decisions and to lead healthy productive lives. Since 1982, Camp Horizon inspires children to be positive and discover new possibilities.
We welcome your support. Plans are well underway to welcome campers to our 2018 summer program, please make your gift today.