The Salvation Army of the Midlands provided a summer camping experience to 83 local Children at Camp Walter Johnson in Denton, North Carolina . In addition, The Salvation Army also provided a summer day camp program for 25 local children (ages 6-12) here in Columbia.
Camp Walter Johnson provides a positive environment for children to grow, learn and beencouraged while striving to meet spiritual, social, recreational and educational needs. Since 1974, Camp Walter Johnson has impacted the lives of over 55,000 children throughout North and South Carolina.
Columbia day camp ran for six weeks throughout the summer months, starting June 11.Campers were able to enjoy fun and educational activities, field trips and a nutritious breakfast and lunch each day.
Families paid low registration fees for both Camp Walter Johnson and Columbia day camp. Generous donations and community supportmade it possible for The Salvation Army to make the summer camping season affordable for low income/working parents.