Download 2021 Camp Hero Camper Application
Download 2021 Camp Hero Staff Application
gives kids a chance to just be kids. Designed for children ages 7-12 who are in foster care and those adopted from foster care, Camp Hero has all of the stuff you probably remember from summer camp–recreation, activities, crafts, songs, games, and more. It also has some things that were not part of your summer camp experience. For one, our location at the Laguna Beach Christian Retreat Center is literally across the street from the sugar white sand and crystal clear waters of Florida’s Emerald Coast, so sandcastle contests and real beach volleyball games are on the agenda, too. In addition, Camp Hero boasts a minimum camper to staff ratio of 2:1 to make sure a properly trained and vetted adult is always around to help. And while our camp has a camp nurse like most do, we also have a camp counselor on hand to help plan and guide activities and to provide support as needed throughout the week.
The entire camp experience is designed to let the campers experience the fun of being kids all week long with as few worries as possible. So many times, children in foster care literally don’t know what to expect day by day, but while they’re at Camp Hero we want them to wake up each morning anticipating a day filled with fun and to end each day with great memories they can carry with them wherever their journey leads.
Camp Hero 2021 is July 19-23 at the Laguna Beach Christian Retreat Center in Panama City Beach, Florida. Camper application forms are below, as well as applications for adults who wish to serve as counselors. The cost of the camp is $500 and covers all meals, lodging, and camp activities. Camp scholarships are available and will be awarded based need and available funding. If you would like to sponsor camp for one or more attendees, visit everychildhome.com/give.
Now through May 15, 2021, ALL contributions received at everychildhome.com/give will be used for costs associated with Camp Hero, even if they are not specifically designated for Camp Hero. Every Child Home will continue to do all of our other work for foster children and families looking to adopt, but funds received during this time will go directly to camp scholarships to allow as many children to attend as possible.