Camp A.R.M.Y. to host four summer sessions in Europe
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HEIDELBERG, Germany — Attention youngsters: Uncle Sam wants you ... at summer camp.
The Installation Management Agency-Europe’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation will host four sessions of Camp A.R.M.Y. Challenge this summer for families of deployed soldiers.
The weeklong camp will feature typical activities such as swimming, hiking and creative-arts projects but will also feature team-building challenges. The youth will have the opportunity to bond with others who also have a deployed parent.
Camp A.R.M.Y. — Adventure, Resilience, Memories, Youth — will include activities to help campers cope with the stress associated with deployment.
Any middle school or high school pupil whose active-duty Army or Air Force parent is deployed between June 1 and Feb. 28, 2007, is eligible to apply.
Camp A.R.M.Y. Challenge Italia for middle school pupils will be held July 9-15 and July 23-29 at Camp Darby, Italy. Camp A.R.M.Y. Challenge Bavaria for high school students will be June 18-24 and June 13-19 at Grafenwöhr, Germany.
Students are limited to attending only one session.
A $50 fee is due upon selection to the camp. The fee is due May 31 and reserves the camper’s slot. Central bus pickup points will provide transportation to all camps.
For more information, visit the Web at www.mwr-europe.com. Applications will only be accepted online and the application deadline is May 5.