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Adoption Day Camp | June 17-21, 2013
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Who should attend
All adopted children entering kindergarten through 8th grade in Fall 2013 are welcome at Adoption Day Camp. We encourage siblings who were not adopted to attend camp as well. Camp activities and discussion topics will be age-appropriate, by grade level.
Older Teens: Join us as a Junior Counselor | learn more |
Parents & Adopted Adults: Volunteer at camp | learn more |
What to expect
Every morning, Children's Home staff and volunteers create a fun and active adoption camp program where children and families can celebrate their common bond: adoption! Adoption-specific activities will be presented in a fun, age-appropriate way and conversation topics will include feelings, teasing, self-esteem, racism and identity.
In the afternoon, activities expand to include traditional camp activities such as swimming, canoeing, archery, fishing, environmental education, cookouts, arts and crafts, and much more through our unique partnership with YMCA Camp Streefland. Campers will remain with their Children's Home group throughout the day.
YMCA Camp Streefland is located at beautiful Lake Kinsgley in Lakeville, Minn., a southern suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul. | Learn more > |
Children's Home and YMCA staff recently hosted a webinar to answer common questions about Adoption Day Camp. To access a recording of this webinar, please contact camp director Julie Marka at email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest in becoming an Adoption Day Camp volunteer!
At this time, all volunteer roles have been filled. To inquire about joining our volunteer waiting list, please contact camp director Julie Marka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult/Parent Volunteers | download application |
For adults and parents of camp participants.
Several volunteer roles are available, including group leaders, helpers at morning check-in and afternoon departure, photographers and activity coordinators.
Time Commitment: Monday–Friday, June 17–21 | Morning 8:30–11:30 a.m. | Full Day 8:30–4:00 p.m.
Junior Counselors | download application |
For youth entering 9th grade in Fall 2013, or older.
You'll work with a group of children, along with other volunteers and staff, ensuring campers have fun and being a positive role model for them.
Time Commitment: Monday–Friday, June 17–21 | Full Day 8:30–4:00 p.m.
For more information and to request a volunteer application, contact:
Julie Marka | email@example.com | 651.255.2231
Contact: Julie Marka | firstname.lastname@example.org | 651.255.2231
Call Waiting International Children at 651-646-6393 or e-mail email@example.com
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