Summer Youth Camps in Clermont County
Every year the prevention team at CRC/GCB applies for the Greater Cincinnati Foundation’ Summertime Kids’ grant, and to date we have received an annual award in the amount of $1000 to sponsor youth day camps. Over a period of six weeks during the summer, approximately 70 children participate at selected sites in Clermont County.
Youth living in these communities have been identified as high-risk for engaging in harmful behaviors, and often have limited opportunity for off-site activities due to their families financial and transportation challenges.
The day camp activities include crafts and games, as well as academic challenges that promote learning essential life skills, such as problem solving, teamwork and effective communication. Participating in structured activities throughout the summer prepares the students for a smooth transition back to school expectations in the fall.