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[Detroit] YMCA Offers Free Summer Camp (For kids with a military or unemployed parent)
WXYZ-TV ^ | June 19, 2009

Posted on 06/19/2009 3:33:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The YMCA is offering up a free week of summer camp for the first 150 kids whose parents are unemployed or serving in the military.

The children would be treated to a free week at Camp Nissokone in Oscoda.

It's a $500 value, per child, being offered at no cost to qualified families on a first come, first-served basis.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to follow the guidelines and register on the YMCA Web site at

Children must be 9 to 16-years-old. Camping sessions begin the week of June 28 and go through August 15.

You can also get more information by calling 313-267-5300.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: detroit; economy; michigan; military; militaryfamilies; summercamp; supportourtroops; unemployment; ymca
Every such organization should look at doing this, if they can.
1 posted on 06/19/2009 3:33:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.

2 posted on 06/19/2009 5:24:12 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ( Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.

3 posted on 06/21/2009 3:33:23 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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