Camp Walter Johnson: Where faith and confidence grow

The Charlotte Observer Summer Camp Fund

Salvation Army Major Larry Broome has been affiliated with Salvation Army camps most of his life.

He attended one at Kings Mountain State Park beginning in about 1963 and became the first water safety instructor at Camp Walter Johnson when it opened in Denton, N.C. in 1974.

Now, as co-commander of Charlotte’s Salvation Army, he oversees the Boys & Girls Clubs that send scores of kids to Camp Walter Johnson, a faith-based overnight camp on High Rock Lake.

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